Raja Ampat Regency

Raja Ampat Regency Raja Ampat is a regency in West Papua and also become the one of wonderful destinations in Indonesia by the magnificent nature scenery and coral reef. The capital city is located in Waisai. This regency has 610 islands. Four of them, are Misool, Salawati, Batanta and Waigeo Island that become the major islands. Of the entire island, there is only 35 islands that are inhabited while others are uninhabited and mostly do not have any name yet. As an archipelago, the only inter-island transport and supporting community…

Kangean Islands, Madura Strait

Kangean Islands Kangean Islands is a group of islands which is located at the most eastern island of Madura, Java Sea. There are 60 Islands altogether with 6 inhabited, forming an archipelago that is part of Indonesia covering a total space of 668 square km. They are located in the Java Sea approximately 120 km (75 mi) north of Bali and 120 km east of Madura Island. The islands are administratively a part of Sumenep Regency within East Java province. The largest island, at about 490 km¬≤, is Kangean Island.…

Mandalika Island – Jepara

Mandalika Island Mandalika is a small beautiful island that located in Java Sea. It located straight in front of Portuguese fort beach, which about 2 Km from Donorejo village, Donorejo sub district, Jepara, Central Java. The location is near bordered with Pati regency, and it close to Muria mountains in the north. Mandalika is such a beautiful and worth visit island. To reach this island is easy, we can use fisherman boat for half an hour. During the trip, we can see the magnificent sightseeing of Java island, with Pendowo…

Maitara Island – The Genuinely Role Model

Maitara Island Maitara Island is an island in North Maluku, Indonesia. Maitara island is located just 30 minutes by using speed boat from the Ternate island. Maitara Island is a small island between Tidore and Ternate. Due to the small but beautiful, this island is used for icons in Rp. 1000 profile picture. Some circles in Maitara Island is dominated by white sandy beach and there are diversities of fish and corals, which are well preserved. Maitara Island lies between the southern island of Tidore and Ternate island, or rather…

Wetar Island

Wetar Island The tropical island of Wetar belongs to the Indonesian province of Maluku and is the largest island of the Barat Daya Islands (literally Southwest Islands). It lies east of the Lesser Sunda Islands, which include nearby Alor and Timor, but it is politically part of the Maluku Islands. To the south, across the Wetar Strait, lies the island of Timor; at its closest it is 50 km away. To the west, across the Ombai Strait, lies the island of Alor. To the southwest is the very small island…

Liran Island

Liran Island Liran Island is a small island off the southwest coast of Wetar Island, Indonesia. 12 km to the southwest is the East Timorese island Atauro. Liran is the westernmost of the Barat Daya Islands in the province of Maluku. Liran is surrounded by coral reefs. It has a small population, who speak Wetarese. They primarily live in the small village on the south end of the island. There is also a lighthouse there. The inhabitants that live in Liran are split within three villages, which is Ustutun, Manoha…

Kisar Island – Maluku

Kisar Island Kisar island, also known as Yotowawa, is a small island in the Southwestern Moluccas in Indonesia. This island is located to the northeast of Timor Island in an area of great tectonic activity. The Oirata language(closely related to Fataluku) and the unrelated Kisar, a trade language (also locally known as Yotowawa or Meher), are spoken here. Kisar Island has the aerodrome and airport runways named John. J. Bakker, it is planned to be extended from 800 meters to 1300 meters to support Sail Banda. Temporarily, the airfield can…

Penyengat Island – Riau Islands

Penyengat Island Penyengat Island is a small island that is approximately 6 km from the town of Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands province. This island measures approximately 2500 meters x 750 meters, and is approximately 35 km from the island of Batam. This island can be reached by using a boat or better known by pompong boat. By using pompong boat, it takes approximately 15 minutes drive. Penyengat Island is one of tourist attractions in Riau Islands. One of the objects that can be seen are Sultan Riau Great Mosque that…

Rupat Island – Riau

Rupat Island Rupat is an island in the Strait of Malacca, and administratively part of Bengkalis regency, Riau province. It lies just off the eastern coast of Sumatra, across from Dumai city, across the Strait of Rupat (Selat Rupat). Rupat was one of thousands of abandoned islands, but now the population is growing year after year, then it makes them expand the area for the settlement. This island is can be reached from Pekanbaru, Dumai or Bengkalis. The main transportation line from and to the island is by the sea.…

Mangkai Island

Mangkai Island Mangkai island is one of the outermost islands that located in the group of Anambas Islands. This hilly island is having white sandy beaches and rocky land. On the next to Mangkai island there is also a small Mangkai island in smaller size. The island is inhabited only by the lighthouse keeper and the Navy. Administratively, this islands are part to the area of Keramut village, Jemaja districts, Natuna Regency, Riau Islands province. The island is located in the Natuna Sea and it borders to Malaysia. To access…