Tidung Island, Jakarta

by - June 05, 2019

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Let's get to know the island in the Thousand Islands and prepare yourself to visit this island

For residents of Jakarta, enjoying the beach with white sand and clear blue water you can enjoy without the need to travel too far and spend a lot of money. Tidung Island, which is now increasingly popular and is the destination of tourists who mostly come from Jakarta. Let's get to know the island in the Thousand Islands and prepare yourself to visit this island.

Being on Tidung Island, be prepared to be amazed to see the beauty of this 109 hectare island. Tidung Island itself is divided into two main parts, namely Tidung Besar Island and Tidung Kecil Island. Both parts of the island are connected by a bridge that is very phenomenal.

Let's get to know the island in the Thousand Islands and prepare yourself to visit this island

Tidung Besar Island is a residential area. Many residents here work as fishermen, tour guides or lodging managers. Because it is a residential area, many public facilities such as schools, clinics, markets and local government offices have been built on Tidung Besar Island. The number of residents on this island is the largest number of islands in the Thousand Islands National Park area.

Let's get to know the island in the Thousand Islands and prepare yourself to visit this island

Crossing to Little Tidung Island, you can enjoy the incredible natural beauty. Unlike Tidung Besar Island, which is inhabited by many residents, Tidung Kecil Island is uninhabited. You can enjoy a calm atmosphere and escape your daily routine in the city. Here there are also mangrove forests which are deliberately developed by residents to avoid coastal abrasion. The relatively calm waves make you not have to worry if you want to swim.

Tidung Island Tourism Activities

Let's get to know the island in the Thousand Islands and prepare yourself to visit this island

Besides swimming, there are still many interesting activities that you can do here. Because it is a mainstay tourist spot, Tidung Island has many supporting facilities that are fun for tourists such as canoes, jetski, banana boats and donut boats. Favorite activities here are of course diving and snorkeling.

Diving and snorkeling in the waters of this tourist spot will be an unforgettable experience. The waters of Tidung Island are very rich with diverse underwater life. By diving, you can interact directly with colorful small fish that swim swiftly and also come into contact with corals of various shapes and colors which are certainly very beautiful.

Let's get to know the island in the Thousand Islands and prepare yourself to visit this island

Snorkeling at this tourist spot is no less interesting. You don't need to have the expertise to swim or dive to be able to try the snorkeling experience. You also don't need to bring snorkeling equipment away from home. Here is a place to rent snorkeling equipment, at a cost of 35,000 IDR You can already use this equipment. If you doubt doing this activity yourself, you can hire guide services at a cost of 100,000 IDR only.

Let's get to know the island in the Thousand Islands and prepare yourself to visit this island

Getting around Tidung Island can be a fun choice. You can walk around the village and interact with local residents or walk to the beach. If you don't want to walk, there is a bicycle rental at a cost of only 15,000 Rupiah. Want to try a different experience? Try renting a fishing boat at a rate of 400,000 IDR / day. With this boat, you can sail to neighboring islands and also fish on the high seas. It's fun isn't it?

The best time to visit these attractions is between April - October. This is because the weather is so good that your plan of activity can run well. One more thing to remember is that in this tourist place there is no ATM machine. So you should bring enough money.

Tidung Island icon

Let's get to know the island in the Thousand Islands and prepare yourself to visit this island

Bridge Love has become an icon on Tidung Island. The 800-meter bridge that connects Tidung Besar Island and Tidung Kecil Island is one of the favorite spots for tourists who come to this tourist spot. Every afternoon, the Cinta Bridge is filled with tourists who want to witness the beautiful beautiful Tidung Island sunset moment.

Let's get to know the island in the Thousand Islands and prepare yourself to visit this island

The bridge is also a place for local children 'freefall' from a height of about 6 meters. No need to feel horrified, children on Tidung Island are used to this attraction. Dive in various styles then swim cheerfully. You can also jump in with them.

Falls from this bridge is also the origin of the name of the Bridge of Love. That said, if you want to quickly find a mate, you can try to dive and swim here. For those who already have a partner, plunging together will make lasting relationships and increasingly inseparable.

Tidung Island Accommodation

Let's get to know the island in the Thousand Islands and prepare yourself to visit this island

For accommodation on Tidung Island, you can stay in a house or a homestay. Most inns are equipped with air conditioning or air conditioning, so you don't need to worry about feeling uncomfortable due to overheating. In addition, many inns also provide meal packages. For a certain fee, you can get dining facilities 3 times a day.

Let's get to know the island in the Thousand Islands and prepare yourself to visit this island

The road on this island is small and sometimes makes tourists a little confused when they want to return to the inn. For this reason, you should record the name of the owner and the number of your accommodation, so that you can ask directions to residents if you experience difficulties.

Ticket : Free
How to get there : From Jakarta depart from the port of Muara angke. Fast boats are available directly from Muara Angke to Tidung Island. With a cost of 60,000 IDR / person.
Operational Hours : Operational speed boat from the port of Muara angke to Tidung Island 07:00 am - 10:00 am. From the island of Tidung to the port of Muara Ange 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

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