Ngoc Vung Island (Luminescent Pearl Island) is located in Van Don District, Quang Ninh Province. It's about 34 kilometers far from Bai Chay Tourist Wharf.
Ngoc Vung Island
According to an old story told by the locals, Ngoc Vung Island used to be the residence of a rare species of pearl oyster. The number of pearl oyster is too much that the coast was brightened by the light of pearls. Therefore, the inhabitants named it as “Ngoc Vung” Island (Luminescent Pearl Island).
Local fishermen Ngoc Vung island
With around 40 square kilometers, Ngoc Vung Island has Van Xuan Mountain with the height of 182 meters and a 2-kilometer beach. The beach with pure white sand, pearl color water make Ngoc Vung Beach become one of the most beautiful beaches on Halong bay. The local residents on Ngoc Vung Island live on fishing and pearl farming. When you come here, you can see many fishing boats and floating pearl farms near the island. Tourists will enjoy the charmed world of mountain and beach; quiet and fresh atmosphere there. Moreover, tourists can relish delicious fresh sea products provided immediately by local fishermen or fishing by tourists . The most excited ways to explore Ngoc Vung Island is by cycling on small roads around the Island.