Want to enjoy the underwater paradise which is located not far from the city center? or relaxing time with family on the beach and take pictures in the middle of a vast expanse of white sand? Pari Island is the right choice.
The vast expanse of white sand and crystal clear turquoise sea water become an attraction for tourists to visit Pari Island, how not? tourists can relax and enjoy the beauty of nature and do water sports activities such as snorkeling, diving to see the beauty of the underwater.
Previously, Pari Island was an empty islands that were uninhabited and had no name. The island called Pari (Stingrays in English) because the island is located in a shallow sea area. Another reason is that the majority of the island is surrounded by stingrays.
Interesting thing to do on Pari Island
1. Perawan Beach
Perawan Beach has an area of 10 km, becoming one of the favorite destinations of tourists to spend time with family or loved ones because of the stunning beauty of natural attractions. In addition, one of the things that makes this beach comfortable to visit because its cleanliness. Tourists can enjoy the beauty of nature by relaxing in the summerhouse (gazebo in Indonesian language) and eating culinary dishes, that taste makes you addicted!
2. Pasir Kresek Beach
The natural beauty that can be enjoyed during a visit to Pasir Kresek Beach is the clear turquoise sea water. This beach gives the impression of romance and is suitable as a place for selfie spots with loved ones.
3. Dermaga Matahari Hill (Sun Pier Hill in English)
Sun Pier Hill is place that you must to visit in Pari Island. This place is the right choice to see the beauty of the sunset.
4. Explore Pari Island
Pari Island is the right destination for capturing memories while enjoying the beauty of nature with a myriad of water sports activities such as snorkeling, fishing, canoeing, banana boat and other activities. Tourists can also cycle or visit the surrounding villages to see the daily activities of Pari Island Residents.
5. Educational Tourism
Educational tours that should not be missed when you visit Pari Island, by going to a pond that contains marine life and it's not far from the beach built by the manager. Beside that, tourists can also visit the Mangrove Forest cultivation area which serves to prevent abrasion.
How to Get There
Transportation can be reached via,
1. Marina Pier, Ancol (estimated tariff of 100,000 IDR - 300,000 IDR)
The journey from Marina Pier, Ancol to Pari Island takes approximately 30 minutes by speed boat
Operational schedule: Every day, 07.00 AM - 04.00 PM
2. Muara Angke
- Dishub boat (estimated fare of 44,000 IDR/ person)
The trip from Muara Angke to Pari Island takes approximately 1.5 hours using the Transportation Agency
Operational schedule: Every day, 09.00 AM, 10.00 AM and 01.00 PM
- Traditional Ships (estimated tariff of 44,000 IDR / person)
The journey from Muara Angke to Pari Island takes approximately 1.5 hours using a Traditional Boat
Operational schedule: Saturday and Sunday, 08.00 AM.
Photo sources: Pamitran Tours and Pulauseribu.info