Vung Tau see and do guide

An independent selection of the best things to see and do in Vung Tau. No paid placements, no advertorial.

Vung Tau see and do guide

Introduction

| 12 Nov 2012
Last updated 12 Nov 2012

We're finding Vung Tau an increasingly appealing place for a break from Saigon - though it's definitely not a top-tier Vietnam destination. The Front Beach area is mellow, a little like 1990s Saigon, the food's good, walking and cycling is pleasant too. And there are a handful of things worth checking out. The beach is a disappointment.
This list of things to see and do in Vung Tau was updated in July 2018.

Long Hai beach

Before South Vietnam plunged into war in the 1960s, Long Hai, was the place to be. 15kms from Vung Tau, Emperors, presidents and... Read more

Museum of Worldwide Arms, Vung Tau

The Museum of Worldwide Arms is an exhibition of arms and uniforms from the private collection of Robert Taylor - a long term... Read more

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Museum of Worldwide Arms, Vung Tau
98 Tran Hung Dao, Vung Tau
100,000VND

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Long Tan Cross memorial, Nui Dat battlefields

The main areas of Australian operations in the Vung Tau - Baria region (formerly Phuoc Tuy Province), can easily be visited in a... Read more

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Long Tan Cross memorial, Nui Dat battlefields
32kms north east of Vung Tau

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Cable Car Vung Tau

Vung Tau's cable car provides more views of the coastline and access to an amusement park for kids. The amusement park was the... Read more

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Cable Car Vung Tau
300,000VND incl. amusement park

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Lighthouse, Vung Tau

The Light House and the Jesus statue are two Vung Tau landmarks that provide more great views across the coast. The views make... Read more

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Lighthouse, Vung Tau
Small mountain Vung Tau

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White Palace, Vung Tau

The White Palace is Vung Tau's nicest colonial era mansion. It was built as a retreat for French Governor General Paul Doumer at... Read more

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White Palace, Vung Tau
Tran Phu St, Vung Tau
5000VND

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