6 outdoor activities that spice up your Da Nang journey

In Da Nang, there are two seasons for travelers seeking adventure. From January to May, the dry winds and warm sun create the perfect conditions for outdoor fun, while from September to November, mild weather is ideal for leisurely exploration. 

Want a unique, local adventure? We are here to craft personalized recommendations just for you. Below are our top picks for outdoor activities catering to different preferences and travel styles throughout the year. Let’s check them out!

Top 3 unmissable activities for adventure seekers

1. Path Biker Tour – Cycling amidst nature

Are you too familiar with Da Nang? On your next visit, why not delve into the serene embrace of its natural surroundings with a Path Biker bike tour? This immersive journey will let you conquer winding hills and narrow village lanes in a chiling way, offering experiences beyond the ordinary tour.

This biking adventure unveils a unique opportunity to reconnect with nature, revealing the untouched splendor of mountains and age-old forests from new perspectives. Especially from January to May, riding amidst the morning mist will be a truly rewarding experience.

Beyond an adventure through natural landscapes, this tour cultivates connections among travelers, fostering bonds with fellow explorers or like-minded spirits. Additionally, to further enrich the traveling experience, Path Biker also provides multilingual guides to lead and share the historical story of each famous spot along the way.

There are a variety of route options available, ranging from majestic Nui Thanh, sacred My Son Sanctuary, to mysterious Tien An Bat Cave. You can contact the tour company and customize your journey according to your preferences. 

Service Details:

  • Office address: 141 Chuong Duong Street, Da Nang city
  • Service hours: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Price range: 300,000 VND – 800,000 VND (depending on the type of bike chosen)

2. Golden Hoof Pony Club – Exploring nature on horseback

Golden Hoof Pony Club offers horseback riding experiences tailored for adventurous travelers eager to explore nature in the wildest way. Be prepared for an adrenaline rush, as what awaits you is a lush landscape and challenging rocky paths. But the thrill of conquering the trail atop a horse is incomparable! 

During your journey, you’ll encounter various captivating spots worth stopping for. Some local highlights include the majestic Kieng Mountain, the pristine May Treo waterfall, and the culturally rich Ko Tu ethnic minority village. For those seeking tranquility, a beach-oriented tour is also available to discover the nearby peaceful shores.

Before embarking on your adventure, be sure to participate in the basic horseback riding instruction provided by our professional trainers if you are not familiar with it. Below are some notes to consider when taking this horseback riding tour:

  • Always wear proper protective gear to avoid injuries from falls, such as helmets, body armor, gloves, and protective shoes.
  • Strictly follow regulations in horse riding training.
  • Avoid horseback riding when in states of fatigue, intoxication, drowsiness, etc.

Service Details:

  • Address: Truong Dinh village, Hoa Lien, Hoa Vang District, Da Nang City
  • Service Hours: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Price Range: 300,000 VND per person for 1 hour (prices may vary depending on the season)

3. Gieng Troi Waterfall – Embarking on a healing trek 

Nestled within a lush forest, Gieng Troi Waterfall offers a serene escape from bustling urban life, making it the perfect destination for those seeking to rejuvenate amidst nature’s tranquility and indulge in exciting entertainment activities.

In the mornings, Gieng Troi waterfall exudes a peaceful ambiance, with its gentle water flow creating an ideal setting for stream bathing. Simply relax and take a dip, letting the cascade of water wash away your worries; your day will be fully infused with excitement and delight, even if you choose to laze under the sun.

One of the most thrilling activities not to be missed at Gieng Troi Waterfall is the rope swing game, designed for thrill-seekers. This activity not only relieves stress but also sparks a sense of adventure, creating unforgettable memories along the way.

And for those eager to forge lasting memories through shared adventures, don’t forget to gather friends or family for an exhilarating banana raft race! It’s the perfect opportunity to bond while embracing the spirit of friendly competition.

Service Details:

  • Address: Hoa Ninh Ward, Hoa Vang District, Da Nang.
  • Service Hours: 24/7
  • Price Range: Prices may vary depending on the season of the year.

Top 3 must-try water activities in Da Nang

1. Kayaking Club – Paddling in the sun 

Kayaking Club operates every Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m, setting off from Han River to the various spots of the city. Depending on your preferences, you can choose different routes, ranging from river to beach. It allows you to get lost in the beautiful scenery and discover the coastal charm. The best part is that it is gentle and simple, suitable for every age, and brings you a joyful journey without causing muscle stress. 

You can explore some of the most popular waterways across the local gems, like the lush forests near Hoa Bac – Cu De’s upstream, the tranquil landscapes of Nam Son Tra beach, and the forgotten beauty of the O Lau river in Van village.

Before you embark on your kayaking adventure, here are a few essential tips:

  • Wear a life jacket for safety, especially while paddling through the deeper waters.
  • Protect your hands with gloves to minimize scratches from handling the paddle.
  • Opt for anti-slip footwear to ensure stability while moving around.
  • Safeguard your belongings by using a waterproof bag

2. Pacific Boat Vietnam – Diving, surfing, and fishing

Pacific Boat Vietnam is a tour that will offer you an immersive exploration of the ocean’s wonders at every level. Here, you can take part in a lot of activities, catering to all interests and preferences. For example, diving into the mesmerizing depths of the sea to discover vibrant coral reefs at multiple snorkeling spots or trying your hand at surfing and fishing. 

Additionally, you can also indulge in leisurely moments on the pristine beaches, basking in the warm sunshine while savoring the freshness of the bountiful seafood. It’s the perfect opportunity to unwind, disconnect from the daily hustle, and reconnect with your loved ones.

Service Details:

  • Address: Bac Son Tra Beach, Da Nang
  • Service Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Price Range: 500,000 VND – 1,200,000 VND

3. Basket Boat – Enjoying the relaxing ride

Basket boats are a part of Vietnamese fishing culture and are still used by numerous fishermen in South and Central Vietnam. For an authentic experience, Cam Thanh Village is the best destination to indulge in a serene basket boat ride. Here, you can drift leisurely along the tranquil river and immerse yourself in the surrounding lush palm forests and breathtaking scenery. For those seeking an adrenaline rush, don’t hesitate to request a spin from the boat driver. As the boat twirls faster and faster while maintaining perfect balance, it will truly leave you in awe! 

Besides, you can delight in the melodious rhythm of the boatman’s folk songs or explore the local history and stories!

Here are some important tips for those partaking in basket boat activities:

  • Always ensure that you wear protective gear for your safety before boarding the basket boat.
  • Refrain from boarding the basket boat if you are feeling overfed, nauseous, or under the influence of alcohol.
  • Prepare insect repellent cream, as the boat will navigate through palm forests where mosquitoes are prevalent.

We sincerely hope these recommendations above will help enhance your travel experience, add an extra layer of delight to your itinerary, and leave a memorable imprint on your journey. 

At Da Nang International Terminal, we are eagerly awaiting your arrival, ready to provide you with a warm and hospitable welcome. Let us be your gateway to an extraordinary journey filled with unforgettable experiences and cherished memories. See you soon!


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