We love our environment & nature here in Phu Quoc, we understand its important and particularly unique, help share the nature with us!
Dry season is typically November through to April, the skies are blue, the sea on the west coast is very calm and diving is at its best with high temperatures and humidity leading up to the wet season in March, April and in to May.
A Wildlife at Risk (WAR) study found that there were eighty seven (87) vertebrae species were recorded in Phu Quoc during the years 2000 to 2006 of which forty eight (48) including 20 mammal, 25 reptile and 3 amphibian species.
With approximately 132 bird species native to Phu Quoc Island the landscape is abundant with all kinds of beautiful creatures, in particular you will often find Sea Eagles & Hawks flying high above the shallows seeking their prey.
Phu Quoc is now facing a number of pressing conservation issues, migrant animals from other parts of Vietnam now account for a significant proportion of the island’s growing population, help Wildlife at Risk (WAR) to preserve them.
Originally a wild animal and later trained as a hunting dog by the local people, they have unusually sharp teeth (as they tear their food when they eat it rather than bite) and have claws conditioned for catching their prey.
Keep Vietnam Clean & Green is a national organization run by like minded Vietnamese people trying to make big changes to the community mindset, there are regular island cleanups and programs being rolled out in schools.