East Kalimantan

Derawan Island is a Paradise Diving in East Kalimantan

August 24, 2015

A long weekend is awaited by everyone.

The flurry in the workplace tends to be stressful. And anyone wants to look for a vacation with a relaxed atmosphere and calm.

The beach is always optioned the best (I think).


Indonesia has a lot of paradise for the beach lovers, natural, snorkeling and scuba divers. Such as Wakatobi National Park in Southeast Sulawesi, Karimunjawa Island, Raja Ampat and others.

I call heaven because the beauty of nature can't be expressed with a word.

We'll just take a look and say "Wow! It's really incredible!"

The tour has been attracting tourist from various countries. In fact, they also know about the beauty of Derawan islands.

Derawan islands is located

Derawan islands is located in Berau, East Kalimantan.

The beauty of sea not only in Derawan islands but also surrounding areas. Such as Maratua, Sangalaki, and Kakaban.

They call it "The 2nd Raja Ampat". Because on this island a lot of species coral reefs.

Clear water makes diving

Clear water makes diving and snorkeling much more fun.

Body Derawan is the home of a giant turtle.

From the dock, we can see turtles, back and forth to find food.


Including the best diving

Including the best diving destination in the world.

The divers call it "Paradise of Diver's". Maybe it describes the beauty of this attraction.

You can see dolphins, turtles, fish, seahorses, stingrays, a jellyfish without the smell, and more.

How to reach Derawan Island?

You can make it through two channels.

The first via Berau and second lane via Tarakan.

Hey man, but don't ever try though Tarakan. If only the number people a little bit.


Backpackers through Tarakan is only effective if a big group or with a travel agency.

Because if you already to Tarakan.

You're going to rent a speedboat was quite expensive if only divisible by two people.

So guys, if you wanna travel to Derawan with a trip by yourself or couples, effective transportation is Berau.

Next, we are leading to the port of Tanjung Batu.

The journey from Kalimarau airport to Tanjung Batu, can also by land.

From the airport, please get car rentals like Avanza, Xenia, and others.

The trip during two hours. So, get your supplies. If you don't mind, talk to the driver to eat in restaurants on the way.

And from Tanjung Batu, proceed to travel for 30 - 40 minutes to the location.


A lot of places to stay. You can choose cottage or resort.

It's all about yourself. Better save some money your pocket for other things being taken to house.

Have a nice day :)


Holiday with family go to Kijing Beach

July 06, 2015

Kalimantan island has extensive forest and crossed by the equator. Tropical climate with a variety of wildlife and fauna. One of tourist attractions that make the tourist or visitors feel comfortable.

Kijing has long been a tourist attraction exellent in Pontianak regency. Attracts touris because of its coastal full of palm trees and white sand.

Kijing beach is located in Mempawah, Pontianak regency, West Kalimantan. Required travel time of about 3 hours from the city of Pontianak, and the beach can already be seen of highway.

The name originated from name Kijing kind of coconut shell are small and hinder.

Before becoming tourism. Kijing beach is a mangrove forest life with various types of marine life such as crabs, clams, and so forth.

Starting from the South to the North are visible only white sand and the shade palm trees as shelter. The atmosphere provides its own beauty.

If the early afternoon and the time setting of the sun on the horizon, giving satisfaction to visitors. 

Road to location

Road to location most of the scenery rice fields owned by local residents. The highway itself is flanked by a beach. On the right is the location of the motorcycle racing track and the full by a row of palm trees.

On the left facing the hill where provided canteen places to eat and drink visitors. Kijing is the natural habitat of mangrove forest with marine fauna such as clams and crabs. 

For tickets go, it is relatively cheap. Facilities are adequate with a few restaurants that are not far.

There is also facility a place worship. If the long holiday, many people flocked spend their time come here.

In Kijing beach there are other tourist attractions named Temajo Island. Can be visited as part-time. That extends from north to south has an area of about twenty hectares. Waves also not too big so that the child ren can play with safe water.