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From Ho Chi Minh City: Full-Day Long Tan Battlefield

Product ID: 36099
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Visit the only Australian military base from the Vietnam War on this full-day tour from Ho Chi Minh City. Travel through the countryside to Nui Dat to visit the base of the 1st Australian Task Force and learn about the battle of Long Tan.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

At your hotel or private house in Ho Chi Minh City. Please provide your hotel address and room number when booking. The pick-up time will be a bit different between each pick-up point.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a trip through Vietnam’s countryside
  • Visit the only Australian military base in the Vietnam War at Nui Dat
  • Learn about the battle at Long Tan
Full description
On this full-day tour from Ho Chi Minh you will visit the only Australian military base from the Vietnam War. At 8:00 you depart for a 2-hour drive to Ba Ria Vung Tau to visit the former 1st Australian Task Force at Nui Dat. The battle at Long Tan is the most famous battle fought by the Australian army during the Vietnam War.

Visit the full functional air base in a prime location for military strategy. See the evidence of a failed operation with many toxic leftovers after more than 3 decades. In a somber moment, you will visit the Australian Memorial established at Long Tan for the 17 Australian infantrymen and 1 APC crewman killed in action during the Battle of Long Tan on 18 August 1966.

At 12:00 you will enjoy a seafood lunch near the beach before heading back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Includes
  • Entrance fee
  • Mineral water
  • Lunch
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Travel insurance
  • Pick-up and drop off
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, telephone, beverages, etc.

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
Group size: Small group tour of a maximum of 10 persons per group.