Teluk Hijau (Green Bay) Banyuwangi, East Java

by - May 31, 2019

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Banyuwangi is currently being talked about because there are many tourist attractions that are developing. Some well-known tourist destinations such as Merah Island, Green Bay and Ijen Crater.

This Green Bay Beach is located in the area of Meru Betiri National Park, Sarongan Village, Pesanggrahan District, Banyuwangi, East Java. The distance from the city of Banyuwangi is around 90 kilometers, which can be reached for approximately two hours of travel. Access to Green Bay is not only accessible through land access. Access from the sea can be passed through the Rajagwesi coastline by renting a boat.

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Apart from being a virgin, some spots have their own beauty. Just say one of them has a tejun water on the beach surrounded by beautiful rocks. The waterfall with a height of about 8 meters is often used as a place for natural rinse. Interesting right?

The beauty that is in Teluk Ijo (Green Bay)

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Green Bay Beach began to be known by netizens in mid-2015. Until now, some travelers began to make many of these tourist attractions become one of the destinations that must be visited. Because the road to this virgin place is steep and rocky, only a few travelers return here to enjoy the natural beauty of Banyuwangi Green Bay.

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Green Bay Beach is relatively safe for swimming. The waves are not too dangerous but you still have to be alert. Even more interesting is the Batu beach. True, this beach is called a rock because the coastal coast is not covered in soft white sand, but almost entirely covered by clean rocks. The arrangement of rocks in Batu Beach is like it has been neatly arranged. In fact, these rocks are arranged naturally.

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Some residents mentioned that the origin of the rocks came after the Batu beach had been hit by big waves around 1994. Initially this beach was the same as the beach in Green Bay which has soft white sand. But after the waves crashed, the sand on the Beach This rock naturally covered with rocks that add to the uniqueness of Batu Beach. Until now, this beach has been named by residents as Pantai Batu.

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The distance between Batu beach and watching Green Bay is not too far away, only about 300 meters away. It's just that the existence of Green Bay is indeed very hidden. Even the East and West coast of Green Bay have high coral which makes it difficult to access if it is traversed along the coast. Access which is usually used as a hallway to Teluk Hijau Beach is a small forest at the end of the Pantai Batu path.

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The beauty of Green Bay Beach is indeed not enough for you to enjoy in a day. If you really plan to set up a tent, it should be coordinated first with the manager at Rajegwesi. The Green Bay area is an area located in Meru Betiri National Park. It is feared that you will meet wild animals who are also traveling to the beach. So, you should first coordinate with Meru Betiri National Park officers.

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One of the highlights is the natural beach charm with its charming waterfall. The existence of natural waterfalls on Green Bay Beach is what makes this Green Bay Beach even more special. The location of the waterfall is not too far from Teluk Hijau Beach, only about 21 meters. Enjoying the beauty of the waterfall is the most appropriate indeed during the rainy season, because during the rainy season the river water flow is rising. However, it does not make road access easier. During the rainy season the road access will be more challenging because it is slippery. Be careful, ok.

Green Bay Travel Tips

  • From Banyuwangi follow the directions to the Pesanggrahan District, Banyuwangi. Until now there has been no direct public transportation from Banyuwangi to Green Bay. However, you can rent a Land Rover or Trooper type vehicle to Rajegwesi.
  • If you use your own vehicle, it is recommended to use two-wheeled vehicles or higher vehicles as long as they are not sedans. Because the terrain of the PTPN XII plantation will turn into an off-road road.
  • When at Rajegwesi Post you have to pay a fee of Rp. 7,500 per person.
  • For motorbike parking Rp. 5,000, four-wheeled vehicles Rp. 10,000 and six-wheeled vehicles Rp. 50,000
  • From the Rajegwesi settlement the trip can be continued by walking about 2 kilometers to Green Bay. Even though motorbike taxis are available or by sea by renting a boat.
  • Trekking trips are not easy, because the road will pass through cliffs and valleys that are guaranteed to make you sweat. Make sure you use comfortable footwear because you will also pass several river estuaries.
  • Boat rental from Rajegwesi costs around Rp. 25,000 (one way) and Rp. 35,000 (round trip) per person. Travel time is only about 15 minutes. For those who bring toddlers and parents are advised to use a boat because the road is really going to drain energy and requires enough stamina to get to Green Bay.
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  • The land route from Rajegwesi to Green Bay is relatively decreasing with various terrain roads. Whereas the opposite is quite challenging because of the uphill lane. If you want to save energy, it is recommended when leaving by land and when you go home can use the sea lane.
  • You should bring your own food and drink. But keep in mind, the trash can be brought back. This Green Bay is a protected place and not an ordinary tourist place. So, please join in maintaining cleanliness.
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  • We recommend that you bring a first aid kit or personal medicine, because the location of the Green Bay beach is quite far from the residential area also from the hospital.
  • Also prepare a raincoat, especially during the rainy season between November and February.
  • Just a suggestion, it's better to use mountain sandals. Besides being easy to dry, when you are on land, you will find several small river estuaries. Especially if you play on the beach and the Green Bay waterfall, you will not be far from the water.
  • As has often been said, don't leave any trace other than footprints and don't take any copy of the picture.
  • We inform you about hidden attractions like this not to be damaged, especially if you do vandalism in a virgin place like this. The main goal is that you can also picnic, also so that you understand the majesty of nature and enjoy the beauty of pieces of heaven in the South of Banyuwangi.

Ticket : 7,500 IDR / person
How to get there : From Banyuwangi follow the directions to the Pesanggrahan District, Banyuwangi. Until now there has been no direct public transportation from Banyuwangi to Green Bay. However, you can rent a Land Rover or Trooper type vehicle to Rajegwesi.
Operational Hours : 08:00 am - 05:00 pm

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