Weekend Gateway – Tidung Island

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Where to go when you only have limited time to holiday, Jakartans?

Well, the easiest way is to go to Kepulauan Seribu. The most famous island nowadays are :

  1. Pramuka Island
  2. Tidung Island
  3. Pari Island

and on 2-3 March 2012, me and my friends chose Tidung Island as our weekend gateway.

As mentioned in http://www.indonesia.travel.com, Tidung island is the largest and one of the most populous islands in the Kepulauan Seribu district. Tidung itself is divided into two islands. Pulau Tidung Besar, and Pulau Tidung Kecil. 

What to do?

Snorkeling, cycling, water sport, Island Hopping (you can choose which island near Tidung you want to visit).

How to get there?

Tidung Besar Island is easily reached by ferry from the Muara Angke harbour in Jakarta, it takes about 2 to 3 hours. The boat leaving at around 7:00 am so make sure you do not miss the boat. If you want comfort boat then i suggest you to take KM. Lumba-Lumba from Kali Adem (New Harbour).

Price

Tour and travel package for 2D/1N around Rp 350.000/person.

The boat fare is about Rp. 33.000/person.

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