Hengam Island

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Hengam Island

Hengam Island, Dolphin, Hormozgan, Iran

Hengam is one of the beautiful islands of the Persian Gulf, which is located in the southwest of Qeshm Island. This island has been introduced as one of the tourist destinations in the south of Iran and has been noticed by nature lovers due to its beautiful beaches and pristine nature.

There is about 2 km between Qeshm Island and Hengam Island, which has become one of the attractions of this region due to the presence of dolphins. There are daily tours to Hengam Island, part of which is to visit dolphins. There are also clear waters along the coast of the island, which is home to a beautiful fish and is visited as a natural aquarium.

Hengam Island can be visited by boats that depart from the pier of Shib Daraz village – the closest point to Hengam Island. Due to the great distance of this island from Bandar Abbas and Qeshm city, all boats move from the same shore to Hengam and it is difficult to reach Hengam from other places.

Hengam Island is a residential island and its inhabitants are often engaged in fishing. Of course, selling sea-related items to tourists is also one of the new jobs, especially for women living on the island. Items such as oysters, dried crab shells and other marine animals and other decorative items are among the island’s products.

Hengam is a small island, it was approximately an ellipse with a largest diameter of about 9 km. Visiting this residential part of the island with a boat tour in total takes less than 3 hours. But if you want to stay overnight on the island, it is possible and you can use the accommodations built for this purpose.

Mehdi Gholami.

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