Pari Island – A Hidden Paradise In Jakarta
Weekendvibes.id – Pari is an island located in a group of a thousand islands located in the North Jakarta waters. Pari Island has natural beauty in the form of white sand and mangrove forests that stretch around the island. With beautiful views, stretched white sand, blue sea and clean and fresh air free of pollution, this island is perfect for tourists who want to unwind the stress.
The name Pari is taken from the name of stingray which is called Pari in Bahasa, because this island used to have shallow waters where many stingrays were found.
There are three main attractions on the island of Pari, namely Virgin Beach, Bintang Beach and Renggae Beach. Since the size of the island is relatively small, visitors can explore the island by bicycle rented by local residents of the island. All attractions in Pari are managed independently by local residents.
In addition to beach tourism, visitors can also do snorkeling activities in the shallow waters around the Island. Local residents manage boat rentals to get to the snorkeling site, along with the equipment needed.
To visit Pari Island, visitors can use the crossing services available at Kali Adem port, located in Muara Angke. Crossing costs are also relatively inexpensive, approximately 40 thousand rupiah. Besides using regular wooden ships, visitors can also use fast boats at a relatively more expensive price, approximately 150 thousand rupiah one way. Fast boat service is located only in Ancol Marina pier.
There are lots of tour packages offered by local people, ranging from lodging, consumption, and guide services. Tourists can easily browse them and choose the one that suites their needs.
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