West Island is shaped like a hawksbill, which is like a turtle living in tropical area. It is the largest of a series of small islands located off of Sanya. Home to fishing tribes for generations, its idyllic surroundings of sandy beaches, rocky coves, and an interior filled with palm trees are now being discovered by domestic and foreign tourists alike.
West Island is the number one destination in Hainan for diving and water sports. Located 8 miles off the coast, the island offers every kind of diversion for those with an active lifestyle. Feel like diving? West Island boasts crystal clear waters with a wide array of marine life and extensive coral reefs to explore. Want an adrenaline rush? Para-sailing, jet-skiing, and four-wheeling on beach ATVs are all available to test your mettle. Just want to relax? Take a break in the shade of the coconut trees, enjoy the tropical breeze, and savor the freshest of seafood at one of the island's restaurants. West Island...something for everyone.
In addition to water sports, visitors to West Island can enjoy salt-water pool, camping and barbecue facilities, or test their aim on archery range. Diving instructors are internationally (PADI) certified, and offer a full range of equipment for rental. Scuba excursions are available from shore or by boat.
Speedboats for the 10 minutes trip to West Island depart regularly from Sanya Harbor and are available morning to evening.
West Island has a wide array of souvenirs to bring home for family and friends. Chose from exotic seashells, beautiful coral pieces or minority handicrafts.
West Island Entertainment Item Price List
|Admission Ticket + Boat Ticket||130 RMB /person|
|Shore Diving||280 RMB /person|
|Reef Diving||360 RMB /person|
|Boat Diving||520 RMB /person|
|Banana Boat||150 RMB /person|
|Dragging Parachute||320 RMB /person|
|Reef Diving + Dragging Parachute||620 RMB /person|
|Reef Diving + Banana Boat||460 RMB /person|
|Reef Diving + Motorboat||580 RMB /person|
|Reef Diving + Dragging Parachute + Motorboat||860 RMB /person|
|Boat Diving + Dragging Parachute||800 RMB /person|
|Boat Diving + Motorboat||730 RMB /person|
|Boat Diving + Banana Boat||640 RMB /person|
|Offshore Fishing on Fishing Farm||60 RMB /person/ hours|
|Offshore Fishing on Yacht (six people/yacht)||600 RMB /person|
|Underwater - walking||200 RMB /person|
|***** Above price is for reference only|
Address: Tianya town, Sanya city
Transportation: Taxi, shuttle bus
Entrance fee: 100RMB,include admission,ferry
|Sanya Day Tour Package( seat-in-coach)||RMB/Pax|
|2||Nanshan + Tianya Haijiao||298|
|4||Wuzhizhou + Nantian Hotspring||298|
|6||Jinmu Corner (Fishing + BBQ + Snorkely)
+120 with lunch
|7||Yanoda Rainforest (with lunch)
+40 with lunch
|8||West Island Package||298|
|10||Betel Nut Park, Li and Miao Ethnic Village||138|