Tour category: Ecological tour Duration: 4hrsDeparture time: * Morning: 9:00 a.m * Afternoon: 16:00 p.m

Basket boat

     Cam Thanh palm groove or 7-ha palm groove locates apposite to Cua Dai Estuary, Hoi An, little known by tourists. During the Vietnam war time this was the shelter for local people and soldiers. Nowadays, it is an ideal place for tourist to visit; and for fishing boats to hide from strong wind during the wet season. The most typical way to travel through the place is coracle (Basket boat) which fishermen use to transfer or go fishing off shore. Tourists can take road way from many directions to the place. The waterway can start from Hoi An or Cua Dai river, the end of Thu Bon river before it meets the sea.

     Hoi An Agritravel can help tourists discover the palm groove and learn about fishing life of the area.  There are many ways of fishing here but the most interesting ways for tourists are casting net and winching a round net. You will join with fishermen to learn real life of fishing. The basket boat offers tourists exciting moment when they go to catch fish. Then, you go through the palm groove to see insight the palm tree with different shapes and ages. Many little crabs run around the palm roots; stop gently and catch them by fishing rods…

Tour itinerary:

(Minimum 2pax/trip and maximum 20pax/trip)

  • Local tour guide to pick up tourists at the appointment in Hoi An
  • Transfer to Buffalo cart station in Cam Thanh, Hoi An
  • Relax on buffalo cart through the amazing countryside to a wharf in Cam Thanh, Hoi An (30minutes)
  • Take photos with buffalo, ride buffalo…before going to the local wharf.
  • Get on a boat and boat along Hoi An river (20 minutes)
  • Discover fishing life: casting a net, pulling fishing net, rowing basket boat, fish coconut crabs…(90 minutes)
  • Have meal with grilled sea food on the boat (60 minutes)
  • Return home

End of the tour

Trip inclusion:

  • Transportation in Hoi An
  • Buffalo cart
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Fishing activities
  • Purified water and wet tissues during the tour
  • Meal with grilled seafood on boat
  • Tourist insurance


  • The tour is private
  • Children under 5 F.O.C; and from 6-12 half of the price
  • Group of 10pax gets 1 F.O.C



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