Gusung Island


Small Laelae Island or better known by the name of Gusung Tallang is now becomes of the most choice destinations in Makassar to enjoy a weekend while having recreation at the beach.

The island is just 1.6 km from the city of Makassar and accessible only within 5 minutes by speed boat from Pier Popsa, Makassar. By simply buying a ticket for Rp.15 thousand to cross the island, and you can enjoy the beauty of the island that always been visited by local people, especially every Saturday and Sunday morning.

The island was once a dike that extends from north to south along 1 km that serves to dampen the waves that coming into the port area in Makassar. However, because the sedimentation process that occurs continuously and had long-lasting, it make the white sand accumulation at the north side of the embankment. This white sand was gradually grow in size and widens to form the one island.

At the beginning of the formation, the island is barren and uninhabited. However, because of the increasing number of visitors who come for recreation, most people around the island utilize to build a pavilion as a place for resting. There are various activities that can be done at this island, like playing at the water on the beach, snorkeling and even diving. However, most that come to visit are those who want tp play water while having sunbathing at the beach.

If you are good at swimming and snorkeling, you can feed the fishes around the island by using instant noodles, rice, or bread that put into the bottle, and the fish will come to you. Those who dive at this island is perfect for muck diving.


Latest News

Takapala Waterfall, Gowa

Takapala Waterfall has 109 meters high with huge volume of water that pour out daily, and becomes bigger during rainy season. The outpouring of water that hit the big chunks of rocks in the bottom causing a roar and a splash of water that form a thin haze as far as 20 m. Not far from Takapala there are also other waterfall names Ketemu Jodoh Waterfall; the name of Ketemu Jodoh means meeting a soulmate. The location of the waterfall is only separated by a road that leading to the…


Selayar Island

Selayar Island Selayar is an island that located in Selayar islands regency, South Sulawesi. Selayar Island is separated from the mainland of South Sulawesi with an area of ??approximately 2000 km2 that stretches from north to south between Sulawesi island and Takabonerate island. At Selayar Islands regency, there are 123 islands, and 62 islands of those are inhabited. The west coast and the northern part of the island is in the form of rocks and steep cliffs, while the east coast and most of the south coast is a form…


The Delicate Movements of Tari Kipas, South Sulawesi

Tari Kipas Tari Kipas or Fan dance is a dance that originating from Gowa society, South Sulawesi. Some people recognize this dance as Kipas Pakarena dance that means Playing. This traditional dance was attach since the existence of Gowa Kindom at ancient time. It said that Kipas Pakarena is telling about the farewell of Boting Langi people (heaven) and Lino people (earth). The movements in this dance is characterize the delicate Gowa Women who faithful, behave, obey and respect to husband. This dance is consist of 12 parts in every…


Takabonerate Islands, The Paradise Near Us

Takabonerate Island Takabonerate is an island and a sub-district from Selayar Regency, South Sulawesi. Takabonerate National Park has the third largest coral atoll in the world after the Kwajifein in Marshall Islands and Suvadiva the Moldiva Islands. The size of the atoll is approximately 220,000 hectares, with a coral reef flat width about 500 km ². Among the islands of coral reefs sandbank, there are deep and steep narrow straits. While on the surface of the reef flat, there are many small pools which are deep and surrounded by coral…


Hotel Deals of the Day
Interesting Links
Indonesia Map HD
DiveWonderfulIndonesia.com
javatours.com
bali-hotel.com
Bromo
borneoecotour.com
Find Us on :
Find Us on :