Have fun and adventures as you paddle to explore Cam Thanh eco-system area as well as local life along Thu Bon River in Hoian
This adventurous experience gets you exploring Hoi An waterways. Dockyards, mangroves, vegetable gardens, bird life, local houses will all be featured on your paddle. It’s ideal for active travelers.
Pick up from your hotel to our kayak station in Cam Thanh for some briefing on safety rules and paddling route. We’ll then spend more than 4 hours kayaking (about 13 km) on the most lively part Thu Bon river. The daily life of local people around the island and the beauty of the natural environment will give you an unforgettable memory.
We start the first section by paddling towards the head of the Ancient Town. Go with the flow, immerse yourself in nature and after around 1 hour we’ll get an unique view of Hoi An ancient architecture from water level perspective.
After a short-break at a riverside cafe, we leave the town center behind and navigate ourselves along Cam Kim island with opportunity to pay a visit to the Kim Bong and Duy Vinh village. There’s time for us to stroll around the villages, learn from their traditional craft and also try some local food. Around noon time, we make a short way back by paddling through an Nipa palms mangrove forest.
The trip ends at around 13:00 at our kayak station. Time for refreshment before a quick transfer take you back to hotel.
A dynamic morning paddling on the poetic Thu Bon River
View of Hoi An old architecture from different perspective
Meet local people living along the river banks
|DEPARTURE FROM||Hoian Town|
|DESTINATION||Cam Thanh Forest|
|TRANSPORTATION||Taxi/ Private bus, Kayak|
|BEST SEASON||Year round|
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Address: 117 Van Cao Street, Ba Dinh, Hanoi
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Hoian Paddle Tour – Hoian River Life Kayak Explorer Itinerary
Hoian – Cam Thanh – Duy Vinh – Hoian
08.00 Pick up at our kayak station in Cam Thanh.
Paddle to the Ancient town. Short break at a riverside café.
Paddle from Ancient town along Cam Kim island to Duy Vinh.
Visit a local house, light snack with banh xeo
Paddle from Duy Vinh back to back to the kayak station. Refreshment drink
Get a transfer back to hotel
* Paddle distance: 12km
* You can choose to use Kayak or Stand up paddle board during the tour.