Mui Ca Mau National Park, the land in the territory of the administration communes of Dat Mui, Vien An, and Dat Moi communes, Ngoc Hien district, Ca Mau province, about 100 km to Ca Mau City and nearly 400km to the south-west of Ho Chi Minh city.
This is a mangrove ecosystem has naturally a very high value biodiversity, natural landscapes, environment, culture and history, as part of the biosphere reserves world Mui Ca Mau UNESCO on 5/2009.
Mui Ca Mau National Park was established in 2003 when Dat Mui nature reserve is converted into national parks in the system of special-use forests in Vietnam. This is the southernmost point with the last milestone of Vietnam’s mainland. Mui Ca Mau National Park has a total natural area of 41,862 ha, in which the land area is 15,262 ha, and the coastal area is 26,600 ha. There is an interesting annual ground area of national parks, which has always been extended in a natural way, each year Mui Ca Mau has the encroachment of tens of meters over the sea. This is an interesting point to attract more tourists to the area.
Mui Ca Mau National Park have long-term conservation goals of standard ecological samples with the national, regional and world importance, which serves tour operations, tourism and international cooperation. Besides, it builds and experiences models of conservation and sustainable use of mangrove resources, and promotes the value and economic functions of wetland ecosystems, protects biodiversity.
This is an area of diverse mangrove ecosystems with flora dominated by mangroves. There are many species of animals listed in Vietnam’s Red Book and Red Book of the Association of International Nature Conservation (IUCN). In addition, there are many migratory birds from around the world coming to this land including many species of rare birds such as Sen Bird, Chang Be bird.
It is the Ca Mau National Park in the Biosphere Reserve Zone of the world that has contributed significantly to the conservation of biological diversity of wetland ecosystems, the conservation of human values serving sustainable development goals as well as increasing the attractiveness to visitors from near and far.