The management of the Son Tra Peninsula and tourist beaches in Da Nang City has issued a notice to cease all visits and tourism activities in the entire Son Tra Peninsula area due to the emergence of multiple landslide and rockfall hazards.
Mr. Nguyen Duc Vu, Head of the Son Tra Peninsula and Tourist Beach Management, Da Nang City, stated that all roads leading to the Son Tra Peninsula have been closed off as several landslide points have been identified.
Son Tra Peninsula has many landslides, soil and rocks spilling onto the road
According to Mr. Vu, as soon as information about the complex developments of heavy rainfall in the Da Nang area became available, the management issued a notice to halt all visits and tourism activities in the Son Tra Peninsula and put up barriers to restrict vehicle traffic.
On October 15th, after assessing the actual situation, the management, in coordination with local authorities, allowed only tour companies that had previously received visitors to take them to Linh Ung Pagoda, while all other routes remained closed.
“We had to stop activities because the weather conditions are very dangerous. I instructed my staff to collaborate with the relevant authorities to block access to the Son Tra Mountain to ensure safety,” Mr. Vu said.
The Management Board of Son Tra Peninsula and tourist beaches of Da Nang City announces the suspension of sightseeing and tourism on Son Tra Peninsula until further notice.