Alesa Tours

Sailing Derawan

BERAU AIRPORT / TANJUNG BATU / DERAWAN / SANGALAKI / KAKABAN / MARATUA

PANGKALAN BUN l KUMAI l TANJUNG HARAPAN l PONDOK TANGGUY l CAMP LEAKEY

Need to Know

Pick up point

Berau Airport

Drop off point

Berau Airport

Region

East Kalimantan

Chalenge Level

Easy

Duration

3 Days / 2 Nights

Tour Code

ATB 431

  • OVERVIEW

Derawan is a small island that is closest and just away from the mainland of East Kalimantan. Derawan archipelago consists of 31 islands, with the most well-known islands being Derawan, Maratua, Sangalaki, and Kakaban. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions, that is well known as the white sand and beautiful corals. This island is also home to green turtles. You can also see turtles laying eggs at night, also explore the beauty of the island and the marine park of Derawan, Maratua, Kakaban and Sangalaki.

Tour Highlights

  • Island hopping visit Derawan, Kakaban, Sangalaki and Maratua
  • Snorkeling in the beautiful beach and beautiful coral
  • Seeing the turtles at Sangalaki island
  • Chance to see the Manta Ray
  • Swimming with non-stinging jellyfish on the lake of Kakaban
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Itinerary

Upon arrival at Berau Airport, meet and greet with our guide then  transfer to the port of Tanjung batu. On arrival jump on board the speed boat ,then crossing the sea to get Derawan island. On arrival check in the lodge the we can walking around the village of the island. Dinner at Lodge

💧 Berau airport - Tanjung batu = 3 hrs drive

Enjoy your fresh morning in the island of Derawan. After breakfast, meet up the guide at lodge then jump on board the speed boat to your first stop Sangalaki island, which is called the capital of the mantas rays, an approximate 40 mins journey.  

After suiting up and a quick briefing, you’re ready to begin your snorkel  in Sangalaki snorkel point, where you may be lucky to see mantas, napoleons, purple sea horses, tunitates, dwarf scorpion fishes.  

Next stop is Kakaban island. We can snorkel in the lake of the island. we'll meet huge numbers of non stingy jelly fish. 

Enjoy your  delicious packed lunch before heading Maratua island.

Maratua island is the biggest island on Derawan archipelago. We may have snorkel here before making your way back to Derawan island.    

In the night we could explore the Turtle bay.

Dinner and overnight at lodge.

Affter breakfast, proceed to check-out from your lodge before transferring to tanjung Batu by speed boat and then to Berau airport by car.  

Depart to your onward journey from Berau Airport.  

  • SERVICES
  • NOTE
  • LODGE

Our services include:

  • Accommodation : 2 night stay at Reza and Dira Lodge or similar in Twin or shared double room.
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English speaking guide 
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private vehicle & speed boat.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits

Our services do not include:

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic Airfares.
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance

Derawan Weather
Day Temperatures 27 °– 32°C
Night Temperatures 20 °– 25°C
Humidity 80%-90%
Rainfall 4,000mm per year
Wet Months October & June
Dry Months February & August ( but expect daily rain )

Things you wish to bring
Medication such as headache tablets or altitude sickness tablets
Sun block lotion, lip gloss, plasters
Insect repellent/mosquito coil
Camera with water proof bag
Comfortable shoes and slippers
Plastic bags
Waterproof backpack to store your items
Raincoat
Personal Toiletries
Towel and personal needs

 

Derawan

Derawan Island

Derawan Island