BERAU AIRPORT / TANJUNG BATU / MARATUA DERAWAN / SANGALAKI / KAKABAN
Upon arrival at Berau Airport, meet and greet with our Guide then transfer to the port of Tanjung batu. On arrival embark the speed boat , then immediately crossing the sea to get Maratua Island. On arrival check in Maratua Paradise for Dinner & Overnight.
Berau Airport - Tanjung Batu : 99 km ( 2,5 hrs drive)
Enjoy your fresh morning in the island of Maratua. After breakfast, by fishermen's boat to Sangalaki Island which is called the Capital of The Mantas Rays, many kinds of exotic fish could be seen in this area such as the Mantas, Napoleons, purple sea horses, tunitates, dwarf scorpion fishes, and not to forget the Coral Sea Garden which is still in tact. In the night we could explore the Turtle bay. Proceed to Kakaban Island. You may snorkel inthe lake with unpoisonous Jelly Fish. Back to Maratua for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, take speed boat to visit Haji mangku cave. Short trek through the rocky path to get the cave. on arrival you snorkel and swim on the cave. back to maratua for lunch. in the afternoon you may proceed to have snorkel around Maratua Island. dinner and overnight at Maratua Paradise
After breakfast start our trip cross the sea by boat to tanjung batu, then drive to Berau by car to get the Airport for your flight to your next destination.
Maratua is a large tropical island, surrounded by a large lagoon bordered by thin stone walls and coral reefs. It is inverted with white sandy beaches, mangrove forests and waters that contain the third highest level of marine botanical diversity in the world after Raja Ampat and the Solomon Islands. Maratua has 2.400 hectares and so far the most beautiful Island. The long stretched white beaches, with Palm trees, make it a bounty island perfect as a leisure destination after a jungle or cultural trip in Kalimantan. This Island has wide coral reefs and is very suitable for canoe trips, water skiing, and scuba diving. Maratua Island is also known as Sandalwood Island, and is reachable from Tanjung Redeb Berau by boat or by flight. Recently lots of resorts and guesthouses were built to support the Tourism.
Day Temperatures 27 °– 32°C
Night Temperatures 20 °– 25°C
Rainfall 4,000mm per year
Wet Months October & June
Dry Months February & August ( but expect daily rain )
Things 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
Waterproof backpack to store your items
Towel and personal needs