Nha Trang Sports & Activities

What to Do in Nha Trang

This section comprises interesting Nha Trang activities that travellers can enjoy during their holiday. One of the first things people do on arrival in Nha Trang is to head straight down to the beach, but there’s more things on offer here apart from soaking up the sun. Catering to all budget levels and preferences, you can also easily plan these activities to suit your time and pace.

A fast-growing holiday destination, Nha Trang boasts a six-kilometre stretch of picturesque coastline where you can enjoy a day of island-hopping, scuba diving, swimming, and sailing. Its vast countryside is home to tranquil fishing villages, dense rainforests, and natural hot springs, all of which are easily accessible on foot, bicycle and motorcycle. Experience the coastal town unique culture and natural surroundings with our comprehensive list of what to do in Nha Trang.

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Scuba Diving

Scuba diving is a must-do activity in Nha Trang if you’re looking to get up close and personal with colourful sea Read More...

Bicycle Tour

Joining a bicycle tour is a fun, inexpensive, and healthy way of exploring Nha Trang’s tranquil countryside. The Read More...

Island Hopping around Nha Trang

Island-hopping tours take you to some of Nha Trang's neighbouring islets, offering a full day of sightseeing, live Read More...

Sports & Activities in Nha Trang

Boat Cruises

Nha Trang is flanked by 71 islands, and the sea at most times of year, is crystal clear so the plethora of boat trips daily heading out plus the easy availability of booking agents is self-explanatory. Trips are not expensive and are more often than not party cruises but with a fair amount of snorkeling and Read More...

Bicycle and Rafting Tour

 Biking trips are the best way to enjoy the beautiful countryside of south central coastal area of Vietnam. Some organized tours take you through rural areas, visiting some historic sites along the way. You can also combine biking with rafting down the Cai River. Tours usually includes light lunches.
Biking and Rafting Tour
Address: 1/12 Tran

Diving & Snorkeling

Nha Trang has 10 or so dive shops, so this is a 'buyer-friendly' market! Students looking for certification will find that the value for money here is superb, with PADI open-water courses available with full equipment rental. A two-dive boat trip with equipment rental and snacks can be had for a very reasonable sum. As with Read More...

Half-Day Bike Tour of Nha Trang

Check out Nha Trang's attractions by bike. The Hon Chong Promontory, the Po Nagar Cham, Long Son Pagoda, with its huge seated Buddha, and Bao Dai's Villas. All these sights are within a hired bike ride away from each other. 


Hot Air Balloon Ride

Established in Hon Tam Island in 2010, the new centre for hot air balloon rides now operates from near Pham Van Dong Street.
The hot air balloon has solid handrails and a protective net. The ride takes you to a height of 150 metres, and includes a 15-20 stop so you can enjoy the panoramic bird’s eye view of the city and take those hard-to-get aerial photographs of the bay and the sea beyond.

  • Address: Pham Van Dong Street, or inquire at travel agents.


Golfers will not feel left out in Nha Trang, where a few professionally designed 18-hold golf courses are to be found at:
Vinpearl Complex, in Hon Tre Island, just across the bay of Nha Trang;
Diamond Bay Golf Course, at Diamond Bay Resort, Nguyen Ta Than, Tel: +84 58 371 1666


Mud Baths

The mud baths at Thap Ba natural hot springs are a healthy and fun way to spend a few hours. The best time of day to go is between 12:00 and 15:00 when they are less crowded. You will be offered single or shared mud baths and obviously the single ones are more expensive yet the communal tubs are more fun. Shower off in mineral-rich water afterwards or let the mud dry on you first for additional benefits before showering. 

Nha Trang Paintball

Nha Trang Paintball runs two paintball excursions a day. You will be given a gun, protective gear and equipment. An instructor is on hand to divide teams to compete for the matches. Booking is required. Bring towels and a change of clothes.

  • Address: 117 Nguyen Thien Thuat
  • Tel: +84 128 380 3593
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Nha Trang Water Puppet Theatre

The Nha Trang Water Puppet Theatre is a vibrant live performance which showcases the daily life of farmers, traditional dances, and mythical legends of Vietnam. This folk practice dates back to the 11th century, when flooded rice fields in Red River Delta led to villagers using handmade puppets for entertainment. It was also performed for the Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily 16:00 – 20:45
  • Address: 46 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +84 58 352 7828
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The same applies for renting out a yacht except this is a calmer (albeit more expensive) way to go out island hopping from May to September.
Dividing the cost among a group is a good way to go.

  • Tel: +84 58 382 6528

Thap Ba Hot Springs Centre

Thap Ba Hot Springs Centre is a great place to relax and rejuvenate after a day of exploring Nha Trang. Great for a temporary retreat away from the bustling city, the hot springs centre is set against a mountain backdrop with plenty of greenery and flowers. It is also fitted with private and shared mud-baths, herbal-bath, Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 19:00
  • Address: 15 Ngoc Son Street, Ngoc Hiep, Nha Trang
  • Tel: +8458 383 5345
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Vinpearl Amusement Park in Nha Trang

Vinpearl Amusement Park, situated on an island across the bay from Nha Trang Beach, is a large-scale theme park featuring water slides and games, a large aquarium, a wave pool, and a variety of rides. The Park is reached by cable car that connects Nha Trang City to this island resort. The 3,320-metre long ride offers dazzling Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 08:00 – 21:00 Monday – Thursday, 08:00 – 22:00 Friday to Sunday
  • Address: Vinpearl Resort Island, Nha Trang Bay
  • Tel: +84 58 3 598 188
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