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Son Doong Exploration

Son Doong Exploration

Son Doong Cave is located in the heart of the Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh province of Central Vietnam. Only recently explored in 2009-2010 by the British Cave Research Association, Son Doong Cave has only been open to the public since 2013. All research and tourist expeditions have thus far have been organized and led by local adventure tour company Oxalis, in partnership with British Cave Research Association and with the permission of the government of Vietnam.

Explorer Stories

Vietnam 2020 BCRA Expedition to Quang Binh

Vietnam 2020 BCRA Expedition to Quang Binh

The 2020 caving expedition to Quang Binh was a great success despite a number of difficulties. In total over 10.5km of new cave passage was explored and surveyed and 12 new caves were found.

by 2020
Photo Essay: Inside Son Doong, the World's Largest Cave

Photo Essay: Inside Son Doong, the World's Largest Cave

Only a thousand people have passed through this cave since its discovery. We were lucky enough to be among them.

by SAM EVANS-BUTLER and DAVID JAFFE
Son Doong - Vietnam's Mammoth Cave

Son Doong - Vietnam's Mammoth Cave

Explore the 2.5-mile Hang Son Doong, or “mountain river cave,” along the Vietnam-Laos border via this animated 3-D flyby.

by National Geographic