The Island of Dancing Dolphins,The closest you’ll ever get to Dolphins!
Hengam Island is located in the south of Qeshm Island and it is within Hormozgan province. Hengam is a small Island (33.6 sq. km) located 2 km to the southeast of Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf. The Island contains 3 villages.
This island is famous for having waters so clear that the locals call it a natural aquarium, where otherwise hidden marine creatures are perfectly visible from the surface of the water.
Watching dolphins might be the main attraction of Hengam Island. The dolphins of the waters between Qeshm Island and Hengam Island attract many tourists to the area every year.
you can reach it by hiring a motorboat from Qeshm (the village of Shibderaz) to Hengam island. Watching this magnificent aquarium and accompaniment and exciting play happily alongside the boat will give the traveler an inexpressible enthusiasm. If they are in a good mood, they’re likely to poke their nose out or even jump out and pose for you.
The best time to see dolphins is mornings and between October to May.
Hengam is a very small island, however, you can enjoy whatever you might expect; it has beautiful rocky and sandy beaches and you can swim and dive in the island roundabouts.
One of the other attractions of this island is the silver beach, there is a special shining mineral that makes the sand glow.
Hengam also has a spectacular local market that you can find so many interesting things to buy, from beautiful handmade necklaces, braces, and any accessories that are made by shells and scallops. Also, there are some restaurants that you can taste delicious local seafood. In this bazaar, you can also let the locals draw beautiful designs on your hands with their locally made henna temporary tattoos.
The lovely island of Hengam has many natural and cultural beauties to charm travelers, so if you are interested to visit this amazing island stay in touch with our specialized team.