Berakit Island

Berakit Island Pulau Berakit or Pulau Hati Berhanti is one of the outer islands in Indonesia, which is located on the border of Indonesia and Singapore, and it is the part of the city of Batam, Riau Islands province. The island is located in the northwest of the island of Sambu (Pertamina oil base on the island of Batam) which can be seen in the ferry route from Batam Center harbor in Batam and the port of Harborfront in Singapore. www.indonesia-tourism.com

Batam Island, A Multy-Ethnic Land With Tropical Elements

Batam Island Batam Island is an island in the Riau Islands province, where there is a city of Batam. This island is the island’s most adjacent to the state of Singapore, which just separated by a strait of 15 km wide, and a free trade zone (FTZ); part of the Sijori (Singapore, Johor (Malaysia) and the Riau Islands (Indonesia)). Through five ferry’s terminal on the island of Batam, we can travel to Singapore and Johor (one of the countries that make up Malaysia) through Sekupang Port, Port of Batam Centre,…

Abang Island, The Beauty Beneath The Water

Abang Island Abang Island is a small island that located in southern part of Batam city, Riau archipelago. This island is sized for about 2000 x 5000 m, and it has distance 50 Km from Muka Kuning, Batam island. To reach Abang island, we can use boat or it known as Bot Pompong, from 6 Balerang bridge (12 km). Abang island is one of tourism destinations that being developed by Batam city government. In addition to its beautiful beaches with coral reefs and many kinds of colorful fish, Abang island…

Riau Archipelago, The Home Of Diversity

Riau Archipelago Riau islands is an archipelago that becomes part of Riau Islands Province, together with Tudjuh archipelago and Lingga islands. This Riau archipelago has bordered with Vietnam and Kamboja in North, Malaysia and West Kalimantan province in east, Bangka Belitung province and Jambi in south, Singapore, Malaysia and Riau Province in West. The language of the Riau Islands is known as Riau Malay. The Riau Islands are considered the birthplace of the modern Malay language, though it was the classical Malaccan Malay of the Johor court rather than Riau…

South Natuna Island

South Natuna Islands South Natuna is an archipelago off the west coast of the island of Borneo, the southernmost group of the Natuna Islands in the South China Sea. Geographically it is part of the Tudjuh Archipelago, and administratively part of the Riau Islands province of Indonesia. The archipelago is spread out over hundreds of kilometers. The major islands include Big Subi Island (Pulau Subi Beser), Lesser Subi Island (Pulau Subi-Kecil), Bakau, Panjang and Serasan. The Api Passage separates the South Natuna group from the island of Borneo. The Selasan…

Natuna Besar Archipelago…. Magnificent!

Natuna Besar Archipelago Natuna Besar islands are part of the Natuna archipelago, one of the northernmost islands in Indonesia. Total area of ??mainland Natuna Besar is 1720 km ¬≤. The most northern island in the archipelago system is Laut Island (Natuna). While, Bunguran island is the main island of Natuna Besar Islands, as well as Natuna Islands, which is part of the Riau Islands province, Indonesia. Bunguran island is home to three species of primates: slow loris (Nycticebus coucang), long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis), and the Natuna leaf monkey (or Javan…

Heaven Is In The Path of White Sand on Bintan Island

Bintan Island Bintan island is a part of Riau archipelago and this is also part of Riau province with the capital city of Tanjung Pinang. Bintan, is the largest among the 3,200 islands of Riau Archipelago Dated back to the history, Bintan’s history is traced to the early 3rd century. The island flourished as a trading post on the route between China and India, and over the centuries it came under the control of the Chinese, the British, and then the Dutch when it was declared part of the Dutch…

Everything On Batam

Batam Batam is the largest city within the Riau Islands. Batam is an island that very strategically located in the international cruise lines. The city has close proximity to Singapore and Malaysia. Batam is one of the fastest growing cities in Indonesia. Batam is the third most populous city in the Sumatera after Medan and Palembang. Batam island was first inhabited by Malay people who called themselves as strait people since the year 231 AD. This island was become a field of struggle of Admiral Hang Nadim in fighting the…