It is the first mangrove protection zone established by the
government in the country.
Mangrove is a tropical evergreen trees or shrubs of the genus
Rhizophora, having stilt-like roots and stems and forming dense
thickets along tidal shores. There are about 81 kinds of mangroves
in the world and among them about 41 can be found in Hainan
province. The Mangrove Forest in Dongzhai Port is about 50 miles
long, covering an area of about 4000 square kilometers. Some of the
plants can reach 10 meters high.Take bus from Fucheng to Yanfeng, and then take a tricycle to the
Mangroves grow in the sea, with huge tree crowns and odd-shaped
tree stems. Visitors can take a boat trip into the mangrove forest
corridor and enjoy the fantastic green fairyland, which is known as
"the Oasis of the sea". The mangrove forest, the sun, the
sea, the beach and the historic relic of Ming Dynasty constitutes a
nice picture in the area.
Sine mangrove is a peculiar plant species in the world, research
has been doing on it through out the world. The Association of the
Research on Mangrove has been founded ,and every year international
seminars are held on the preservation and protection of mangrove.
In the Mangrove Forest in Dongzhai Port, a diversity of 15 kinds of
mangroves grows here and the forest is well preserved. So, the
Mangrove Forest in Dongzhai Port is not only a good place of
interest to visitors but also a place of scientific research to the
scientists of home and abroad.
How to Get to there?