Pari Island : “The Hideaway” in the Thousand Islands

“Pari island’s western coasts include five smaller islands, namely: Gudus Island (Pulau Gudus), Middle Island (Pulau Tengah), Beautiful Bird Island (Pulau Burung Indah), Partnership Island (Pulau Kongsi) and Rat Island (Pulau Tikus).

The island-clustered lagoon that promises panoramic views is best explored by snorkeling or simply walking along the coasts of clean, white sandy beaches.

baju hamil kerja murah kuningPari Island is not very large. Exploration may take about an hour or so. The road on the island is a neat and clean blend of rock and sand blocks. To get around, rent a bicycle from a vendor on the roadside for just  Rp.15,000 per hour  or Rp30.000  for the day.

Pari Island’s main beach might not be flattering. But try the “Virgin Beach” (Pantai Pasir Perawan) for the sunrise and water fun.

BBQ on the beach on a breezy night is unforgettable. Other water activities you will want to schedule are : Snorkeling, playing on the long sandy beach, fishing, sightseeing by bicycle, see crab and coral rehabilitation, and seaweed cultivation.

There are regulations that prohibit garbage entering the island from outside. Visitors to Pari Island are required to take with them any garbage accumulated during their visit here!

There are no hotels or resorts available. The homes of the island residents (homestay) is the only option here. You may contact Mr Salbi to arrange for lodging on this island. (081315294317).

Catch an International Flight to Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport  from any city around the world.

From Jakarta to Pari Island in the Thousand Islands Archipelago, there are 3 ports of departure by sea to choose from :

The shortest boat ride is from Muara Saban Cituis Port, Tangerang, with a travel time of approximately 1 to 1 ½ hours.

baju hamil kerja murah kuningThe longest boat ride is from Muara Angke Port by a wooden fishing boat with a capacity of 100 to 120 people, and takes about 1 ½ or 2 hours of travel. A Return Ticket costs about Rp. 60,000 to 70.000, -  Be there by 6:00a.m. to catch the first boat.The address: Muara Angke Port, Mandala Bahari Street, Pluit, Penjaringan, North Jakarta.

There are only 2 departures from Marina Jaya,  Ancol - at  08.00am and 12 noon. And returns at 14.00pm from Pari island. Sea Leader Marine Luxury Yacht charter provides rental in the Thousand Islands’ Marine National Park. Contact his office at Marina Pier, Ancol. For private charter: 021-6450310  and regular: 021-6450315.

There are several Tour Packages to Pari Island that are available for a time-saving, hassle-free vacation.
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