Take a short escape to the Derawan Islands, a tropical paradise in East Kalimantan situated just off the mainland. You will be picked up from Berau to start the journey to Derawan, one of the islands in the archipelago. Take a leisurely walk along the secluded beaches and enjoy a good night's rest before snorkeling and island hopping for a full 2 days. Head to Maratua Island to experience the thrilling sensation of cliff jumping, visit a sea turtle conservation center on Sangalaki Island, and drop by the uninhabited Gusung Sanggalau Island where you can have the white sand beach all to yourself. Here at one of the ultimate diving and snorkeling sites in the world, you can expect to see rich marine life, including stingless jellyfish and green sea turtles that remain a rare sight in many parts of the world.
- Participants are advised not to wear sunblock and fins when snorkeling in Kakaban Island.
- Animal encounters may vary depending on the season.
Derawan Island, Berau Regency, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.