Ao Tien Cruise Terminal boosts sea and island tourism
Since its opening in March 2023, Ao Tien Cruise Terminal has served nearly 2,000 passengers going to Co To and Van Don islands on a daily basis. The port has become an important transport gateway which helps promote the development of marine tourism.
Ao Tien Cruise Terminal covering the total area of nearly 30 hectares is equipped with modern facilities and amenities to serve tourists. It also includes various green spaces covered by green trees.
The passenger terminal area has a usable area of 8,000m2. The designed capacity is up to 2,600,000 passengers/year in the period of 2020 - 2025 and will be expanded to 3,200,000 passengers/year in the period of 2025-2030. This area includes many utilities, functional subdivisions such as passenger pickup, ticketing, waiting rooms, etc.
The wharf comprises 5 berths, of which 2 berths are 20m wide and 150m long, which can accommodate vessels up to 300 seats and 3 smaller berths for yachts and small vessels. The parking zone can receive 150 cruise ships at the same time.
Investment projects in Ao Tien area contribute to a complete and synchronous service and tourism infrastructure system, meeting the requirements of construction and development of Van Don economic zone into a multi-sector marine economic zone.