Phu Quoc National Park covers more than 50% of the island so it is definitely worth considering a visit, especially if you would like to escape the heat of the daytime sun, a walk along a park trail or motorbike ride on one of roads in the north will give you a taste of this natural environment on Phu Quoc.
With a total area of over 31.422ha, Phu Quoc National Park is divided into three functional areas, namely: strict protection zones (8786 ha), ecological rehabilitation sections (22,603 ha) and subdivision of main – service – research (33ha).
The vegetation in the Phu Quoc National Park is plentiful. Vegetation is mainly evergreen forests growing on low hilly terrain with a total of up to several hundred species, including species of wood (acacia, beans, ven ven, oil sands, chestnuts, etc), the precious orchids (Van Hai, Ai Lan beautiful leaves, mountain Music (Am Lan Nui), etc), precious orchids (Ha Thu O, Bi Ky Nam, Licorice, artemisia, cardamom, etc) and some other species of parasites (orchids, ferns, vines and white flowers , etc).
Besides a rich flora, fauna here are also varied including: 30 mammals, of which 5 species recorded in Vietnam Red Book such as wolves, white monkey, pille ape…; 200 species with 4 species of birds recorded in the Red list of IUCN and 3 species recorded in Vietnam Red Book and 50 species of reptiles, of which 9 species were recorded in the list and 18 species recorded in the IUCN Red List of countries …
The waters of Phu Quoc are also varied with reef shapes, different sizes of sparkling, glittering in the water. It has nearly 100 species of hard corals, soft corals, 20 species and 62 species of seaweed. In addition, the fish fauna of the coral reefs and abundant sea with groupers, butterfly fish and other species in which some species are very important and precious as the left ear clam, the tortoise shell, sea cows (dugong) …
With rich marine and forest ecosystems and, Phu Quoc National Park is one of the biodiversity centers of our country. Phu Quoc National Park is currently reserved, developed and continued to breeding, collecting wild animals, which are rare, are in danger of extinction.
Coming to Phu Quoc National Park, visitors are recommended to come to the environment of eco-tourism attractions. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in tours within 4 hours to conquer and explore the mountain at an altitude of 565m, which is considered the roof of Phu Quoc, the Ham Ninh Mountain. Standing on the mountain, visitors can feel the joy of victory and see the vast space, vast and wide; full scene romantic, lyrical nature. Looking down from here, the National Park looks like a watercolor picture: a mix of dark green leaves in the forest, turquoise blue of the ocean, the pink, purple colors of flowers tomentose rose myrtle, cornflowers, especially the bright red color of the amplexicaul tea flower- a typical flower in Phu Quoc.