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Hoi An: Bay Mau Coconut Forest Basket Boat Ride with Locals

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Hop into a basket boat and discover the beauty of Bay Mau Coconut Forest in Hoi An. Marvel at the coconut groves, learn about the local lifestyle and paddle the boat all by yourself.


  • Discover the Vietnamese lifestyle aboard a bamboo basket boat steered by a local
  • Float down the Thu Bon River and admire the beautiful scenery during the journey
  • See the Bay Mau Coconut Forest and paddle past the many beautiful coconut trees
  • Watch the locals fish with traditional fishing nets and use tools to catch crabs
  • Listen to the locals sing folk songs and marvel at a spinning boat performance


Put on your hat and get into a basket boat that is paddled by a local. Explore the Thu Bon River and get a chance to paddle the boat. Sail past the coconut trees of Bay Mau Coconut Forest. See how the locals catch fish with nets. Learn about the local lifestyle and enjoy a relaxing boat trip. Come to the meeting point to see the activity provider. Then, get into the basket boat and float along the river. Put on a conical hat just like a local. Float through the coconut groves at Bay Mau Coconut Forest, a popular ecotourism destination. Try paddling the boat by yourself if you want to. Learn about the local lifestyle too, and see traditional fishing nets. Watch the locals using simple tools to catch fish and crabs. Hear a folk singing performance by locals. Finally, get off the boat at the end of the ride to finish up a memorable experience.


Bamboo basket boat ride Local to paddle the boat Entry ticket to Cam Thanh Coconut Forest

Important Information

  • The basket boat is paddled by locals so communication in English is limited

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