HCMC-Can Gio- Vung Tau high-speed boat put into operation

The Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department said that a high- speed boat route connecting the Bach Dang Wharf of Ho Chi Minh City, Can Gio District and Vung Tau City will be put into exploitation.  

According to Greenlines DP Technology Co Ltd, a main investor of the project, the boat service is strictly examined in term of technology and departure procedures before putting into the operation on February 10. 

Total seven boats having capacity of 50- 132 passengers per boat will operate on the route. 

The 85 km route travelling through Bach Dang wharf- Sai Gon River, Nha Be, Long Tau, Nga Bay, Tac Suat wharf  (Can Gio district), Ganh Rai and Ho May Eco-Tourism Park (Vung Tau city).  

After putting into exploitation, the ticket price for the Bach Dang– Can Gio trip will cost VND 200,000 for adult.

Especially, staffs, officials, residents of Can Gio district, children with age of 6-11, elderly will be discounted 50 percent of ticket price (around VND 100,000). 

Vietnamese heroic mothers, war invalids, disabled ones, children under six years old will be free of charge.

Ticket price from Can Gio district to Ho May Eco-Tourism Park (Vung Tau city) will be VND 100,000. 

According to the Ho Chi Minh City Transport Department, it is the first high- speed boat running on route of Ho Chi Minh City- Can Gio – Vung Tau.

In the coming time, the city will continue opening other high- speed boats to meet the demand of travelling and developing the city's maritime tourism. 

BY QUOC HUNG- Translated by Huyen Huong

Other news