6 Beautiful Places You Will Find on Bawean Island

6 Beautiful Places You Will Find on Bawean Island
Bawean Island

Bawean Island name may not be familiar to the ears of some traveler. However, the atmosphere on this island will be easy to make someone feel in love

Bawean Island is a beautiful island located in the north of Java Island. Its location is in the middle of the Java Sea. This island is included in the district of Gresik. The distance is about 120 km from downtown Gresik

Despite having a very abundant tourism potential, Bawean Island still tend not to be too exposed. Most of the Bawean people are Muslims. The majority of professions as fishermen. This island also earned the nickname as Princess Island because most of her men wander out of the island so that live on this island is more dominant women

To get to Bawean Island we can cross through the Port of Gresik. From Surabaya, it takes about an hour to get to this port. While the time of crossing to Bawean Island is about 3 to 8 hours. Depending on the type of boat used. Actually, in Bawean Island there has been a pioneering airport but until now has not been operated

Another interesting fact about Bawean Island is the endemic species of Deer Bawean which in fact is a type of deer rare. To protect this animal from extinction, a Bawean Deer breeding is also available

Here are 6 interesting places you can visit on Bawean Island

1. Gili Island


6 Beautiful Places You Will Find on Bawean Island


6 Beautiful Places You Will Find on Bawean Island

In addition to the main island (Bawean Island), there are several other islands that have smaller size around Bawean Island. One of them is Gili Island. This island is an uninhabited island and is the largest island around Bawean Island. There are about 700 heads of families living on this island.

The island has a white sandy beach with sunset and sunrise views are captivating. The fisherman's seafood is also an interesting thing to get on the island. While enjoying the beautiful scenery on the beach, we can also at once enjoy a dish of fresh grilled fish.

2. Noko Island Selayar


6 Beautiful Places You Will Find on Bawean Island


6 Beautiful Places You Will Find on Bawean Island


6 Beautiful Places You Will Find on Bawean Island

Noko Island Selayar is an island located opposite the island of Gili. The island has an area of about 1 km² with the whole land is white sand. So, on this island we can play with sand and the beach waves are not too big.

On this island we can enjoy the beauty beneath the sea. Around the waters of Noko Island Selayar we will find a variety of ornamental fish and sponges. To be able to enjoy the underwater beauty of this island we have to bring your own snorkeling equipment karna in Bawean there is no snorkeling equipment rental facilities.

The atmosphere on Noko Island Selayar is not much different from Noko Island. The entire land on the island consists of white sand. On this island we will find a gorgeous charming lagoon. The view of the green hills in the distance makes the scenery even more beautiful.

Noko Selayar also has beautiful underwater scenery. To get to this island we can cross by using the crossing with travel time about 20 minutes from Bawean Island.

4. Cape Gaang


6 Beautiful Places You Will Find on Bawean Island


6 Beautiful Places You Will Find on Bawean Island

6 Beautiful Places You Will Find on Bawean Island

One other beauty that we can enjoy on Bawean Island is Cape Gaang. This place is a series of rocks that are in the middle of the sea water is very clear and blue. One way to enjoy the beauty of Tanjung Gaang is to walk through the rocks using a fishing boat that we can rent.

5. Lake Kastoba

6 Beautiful Places You Will Find on Bawean Island

6 Beautiful Places You Will Find on Bawean Island

6 Beautiful Places You Will Find on Bawean Island

Lake Kastoba is a lake located in the middle of Bawean Island. This lake has a natural atmosphere that is so beautiful and charming. To get to the location of the lake, we have to pass the trekking path as far as about 500 meters.

There are myths that thrive in this lake. It is said, women who are menstruating is not allowed to visit this lake if you do not want to be unlucky.

6. Bawean Deer Breeding



The streets to Bawean Island will be incomplete if not seen near Bawean Deer. As already mentioned, Bawean Deer is a type of deer endemic on Bawean Island. This animal is a rare type of deer that is almost extinct.

To be able to see from near Bawean Deer we can visit Bawean Deer breeding on Bawean Island. Bawean Deer breeding area of about 4 hectares. Despite being in captivity, the deer that are there are wild deer. Visitors are not allowed to give food to the deer without permission from the manager.

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