AMAZING CENDRAWASIH GULF NATIONAL PARK IN WEST PAPUA

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New Guinea, an island located in the eastern most tip of this homeland save an awful lot of tourism potential, although the distance is very far, for travelers, it’s not a problem, what with the beauty that is offered on the island of New Guinea is difficult to discover in the country of Indonesia.

Knowing The Amazing Of Cendrawasih Gulf National Park

Cendrawasih Gulf National Park found in West Papua. The town of Manokwari is a city in closest proximity with Cenderawasih Gulf National Park. Cendrawasih Gulf National Park is a national park with the widest sea waters in Indonesia.  Cendrawasih Gulf National Park was established by the Minister of forestry in 1993, bird of Cendrawasih Gulf National Park has an area of approximately 1.453.500 hectares. Consists of the Mainland and the coast (0.9%), the Mainland Islands (3.8%), coral (5.5%), and the waters of the oceans (89,8%).

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Cendrawasih Gulf National Park is a representation of ecosystems of coral reefs, beaches, mangrove forests and in land tropical islands in Papua. The Gulf of Cendrawasih has 14 types of protected flora. Largely made up of tree species kasuarina. In addition, in the national park there are 36 kinds of birds, where 18 types of which are protected. There are 198 kinds of mollusk, 210 species of fish and some turtles like hawksbills (Eretmochelys imbricata), green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas), the dark turtle (Lepidochelys olivaceae), and leatherbacks (Dermochelys coriacea). Dugong (Dugong dugon), blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus), the coconut crab (Birgus latro) is also here.

Cendrawasi Gulf  National Park is one of the the best vacation spots and the most appropriate reason to extend your holiday in Papua since Bird Bay National Park is a national park with the largest waters in Indonesia which has a complete ecosystem, both terrestrial ecosystems or ecosystems. Even for fans of diving, aquatic activity in the Cendrawasih Gulf  National Park is a great place to meet up with one of the largest fish on earth, i.e., the whale shark, known for friendly and not aggressive when encountering humans.

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Cendrawasih Gulf National Park Attractions

With a variety of beauty that are served with a generous amount of contained in national parks makes this area of the Gulf of Papua is rich in potential tourist attractions. Nautical tourism, ranging from underwater excursions to natural attractions which are all amazing.

Here are some of the tourist destinations that are worth visiting e.g :

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  • Rumberpon Island

Rumberpon island was the location of the observation of animals such as birds and serve as a place of captive deer. Not only is it on the island of Rumberpon you can also do a nautical tourism such as diving and snorkeling.In this island there is also a Japan fighter aircraft crashed in the sea, as a witness of the history of this country.

  • Nusrowi Island

No less beautiful with Rumberpon Island you can also enjoy the beauty of underwater parks in the island of Nusrowi, you can do some activities like diving and snorkeling tours, nautical, and observing wildlife.

  • Mioswaar Island

The two islands are slightly different from the ones we mentioned above, the Mioswaar Island offers different attractions and atmosphere, more presents nature tourism. Here are a few natural attractions which you can enjoy on the island include the Mioswaar hot springs, waterfalls on its shores you can also diving and snorkeling, as well as observing wildlife. One advantage of this island you can also witness the cultural attractions.

  • Yoop island and the waters of Wondesi

The waters of the Wondesi is the most perfect place to watch the whales and dolphins.

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  • Roon Island

Roon island has many similarities to the little island of Mioswaar, in this island, you can do the bird Wildlife Observation activities, diving and snorkeling, as well as enjoy the waterfall. In addition there are also cultural attractions.

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Access to Cendrawasih Gulf National Park.

There are many routes including flights to Biak flight from Jakarta, Surabaya, Denpasar, Jayapura, Ujung Pandang.  The next of the breed you can continuing a trip using the plane to Manokwari or Nabire. In addition you can also use a ship to reach the Cenderawasih Gulf National Par. First you should head of Manokwari or Nabire.  Next from Manokwari you must continue the journey to the island of Rumberpon using a longboat with a journey time of approximately 5.5 hours. Or from Manokwari to town ship Ransiki by car about three hours and then take a motorboat about 2.5 hours.

Surefire Tips for day trips to the Cendrawasih Gulf National Park

Here’s a surefire tips for those who want to visit the Park. May be useful.

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  1. The Best Time

    The best time to visit the largest national park in Indonesia is in May to October, although whale sharks that became the icon of this National Park is always there throughout the year. In addition, you must get prior permission from the manager or local government. It is required for the sake of your safety when travelling at this location.

  1. Transportation
    To come to the National Park, you who came from the western part of Indonesia, then it can take advantage of flight Garuda and the Lion from Jakarta, Surabaya, Denpasar, Makassar to head for the breed. Next, from the breed using Susi Air to Manokwari or Nabire. There is also of course a flight from Jayapura to breed. For a while, for those of you coming from Jakarta can take advantage of the flight with Batavia to Manokwari henceforth proceed using a motor boat as far as 95 km.
  1. Accommodation
    In the area of the National Park hotel or lodging is not yet available. Generally the dive operator diving, giving the Ministry of living on board, or live-aboard approximately 4-10 days. All the daily necessities are available here, from a bed, food, fresh water, diving equipment and guides.
  2. In addition to the Lodging on board In addition to the above the ship, you intend to spend the night, then it can be settled in BTNTC cottage, located in the District of Rumberpon with contacting him first. Another option is you live in houses with rented it. In addition, there is also a managed Resort Ahe strangers by offering a package for one week and costs USD 1,104. The cost includes transfer, guide and meals. This place is ideal for you professional divers and adventurers.

It’s interesting vacation in a National Park-paradise, perfect for travelers who love adventure. At this time between the months of May to October is already a lot of foreign tourists who have to booking places through the travel agent. Well Indonesia is indeed very rich with tourist ‘ paradise ‘.

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