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Artisan Tours & Art Workshops


Craft Tours

Gain an appreciation for the unique material of driftwood, the foundation of all our art pieces, gathered along the banks of the Thu Bon River as it flows downstream from the mountains near Laos, hundreds of kilometers to the sea.

Connect with the local culture while discovering a traditional form of Vietnamese art. Under our artisans guidance, sculpt your own hand-made work for a fun, entertaining and ‘chiseling’ experience.

Learn about

The traditions of the Kim Bong carpentry village

Listen to the story of Lang Cui Lu ‘Driftwood Village and discover the history of the more than 500-year-old traditional Kim Bong carpentry in the Quang Nam province as we share the meaningful story of how this flood wood found its way to the Driftwood Village.

Create Art

In the Heart of Tra Que Village

Put your talents to the test as you carve your own work of art under the skillful and enthusiastic guidance of local carpenters at the Driftwood Village. This unique experience promises to be one of the most memorable times of your trip to Hoi An.

Tour program includes

Your half-day excursion to the Driftwood Village to discover the traditional art of woodworking includes:

  • Pickup from your hotel, guest house or villa and transport to local carpentry village
  • Watch as our artisans and sculptors hand chisel and create new works of art in the studio
  • Learn about types of wood growing in the mountains of Quang Nam and how it is recycled from flooding as it comes down the Thu Bon River
  • Learn the basic techniques of using a chisel from our master craftsmen and put your carving skills to the test
  • Create your own artistic masterpiece under the guidance of our artists and sculptors
  • Finish your work by painting it with your favorite colors and adding your unique style
  • Explore the workshop and art studio while enjoying the surrounding rice paddies of Tra Que village

Times & Pricing

Our Woodworking experience tours of the Driftwood Village depart daily at 8:00 and 13:30 and last approximately 3 hours.

Advance booking is required
  • 1,400,000 VND / adult and children 8 yrs +
  • 690,000 VND / children under 8 (without chiseling)
Your experience includes:
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel
  • Welcome drink and refreshing towel
  • Friendly and knowledgeable local tour guide
  • Tools and materials
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Certificate of participation

Important Notes

Chiselling involves the use of sharp instruments. Children under 8 years old are invited to paint and decorate one of the pre-carved works from our studio only.

  • You must be careful while using sharp tools; children must be supervised by a parent or guardian.
  • If you have any food allergies, please inform us in advance.
Cancellation Policy
  • Free cancellation before 48 hours in advance of your tour
  • 50% cancellation fee if less than 48 hours notice



Coco Casa Collection is a collective of sculptors, carpenters, painters and artists coming together to create meaningful, memorable works of art and share their knowledge and talent.

Discover our current workshops and explore the artist inside you in the heart of the beautiful Tra Que village.

Art of


Many guests want to work hands-on with our local craftsmen to create a unique masterpiece or to continue to enhance their new woodworking skills. To facilitate this experience, we offer daily workshops with our seasoned artisans.

Expect a unique and creative experience interacting and working hands-on with the talented sculptors and artists of the famous Kim Bong carpentry village as you sculpt your own work of art.

Workshop program includes

Your half-day excursion to the Driftwood Village to discover the traditional art of woodworking includes:

  • Meet at our art studio and workshop at Driftwood Village in the picturesque Tra Que village

  • Work with our local craftsmen to select and prepare your piece of wood

  • Create your unique work of art under the guidance and support of our skilled artisans

  • Finish your masterpiece with paint expressing your unique style

  • Explore our workshop and art studio and enjoy our beautiful setting in the rice paddies before heading out.

  • Light snacks and refreshments are available for purchase.


Times & Pricing

Our artisans are available for workshops daily at 9:00 and 14:30 or by private studio booking. Workshops last 2 hours and are led by the skilled craftsmen of the Driftwood Village.

This experience is a hands-on, interactive woodworking workshop. You will learn the necessary basic skills and techniques to use a chisel and create your own work of art. Guests often book a workshop with our artisans to continue working on a personal piece of art or to create additional small works for friends and family back home.

Advance booking is required.
  • 800,000 VND / adult and children 8 yrs +
  • 500,000 VND / children under 8 (without chiseling)


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