Moyo Island is an island there are 2.5 km to the North of the island of Sumbawa. The island has an area of 330 km2, a maximum altitude of 670 meters, and the shoreline of 88 km. Administratively, the island belongs to the County of Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.
The island is small, quiet but has a wealth of outstanding natural (ever visited by Lady Diana and Mick Jagger to vacation). Moyo Island, see the beauty of the beach, the sea and the natural environment, it offers tranquillity for connoisseurs of the beauty of the outdoors and under the sea.
Access to the island of Moyo by car it can be reached from Sumbawa Besar to Ai coastal home town of Bari, situated about 20 km north of Sumbawa Besar. . AI Bari in Samawa means salt water, is a fishing village with poor facilities, but from the people of Samawa, Bajo and Bugis who inhabit this area, very friendly. Travel from Bari to Pulau Moyo Ai is for more or less 15 minutes by speedboat, or use the ship ketinting.
Natural Attractions of Moyo Island West Nusa Tenggara
Moyo Island West Nusa Tenggara has variations of altitude from 0 to 648 m above sea level. As a marker of the beauty island was still approximately 30,000 acres, hundreds of butterflies will be visible from behind shrubs, trees or in the middle of a meadow savanna. The island is also inhabited the 21 types of bats, birds, wild pig, monkey, deer and snakes. With the natural conditions that are still very natural
The beautiful forests and almost untouched, waterfalls and rivers, as well as natural beauty under the sea. In addition to hiking in the Woods, along streams and waterfalls, some caves can be reached on foot. One is the cave of Ai is sweet to be achieved with a little rock-climbing. This cave is a place bersarangnya hundreds of bats. Trekking can be started from Labuan, towards the waterfall Brang Rea (Big River) located in the Centre of the island.
Bird Paradise at Moyo Island West Nusa Tenggara
Island Moyo is also a “paradise” for bird lovers. Of the 124 bird species found on Sumbawa, 86 kinds of which are located on the island. Rare bird species can also be found here. Among them are birds and yellow-headed Parrot Scrubfowl is unique because it relies on plants and twigs to produce heat during the incubation of eggs.
Snorkeling or diving, see the various underwater beauty. Marine parks that make up the soft and hard coral formations are beautiful, can be found the sponge (the sponge) and crustaceans. sometimes seeing small sharks, eels, swim around the beach of Ai. Almost the entirety of the island surrounded by reefs that are still in good condition and not damaged. The sharks with a length of about two meters, pelagic, anemones, eels, groupers even manta and a bunch of flying fish.
Diving, could do it around the island of Phoebe, which is located in the Northwest of the island of Moyo. and the island of Satonda Island, the tiny Northeast island of Moyo that has salt water lake in the middle of the island.
The Luxury Resrot for Honeymoon at Moyo Island West Nusa Tenggara
Moyo Island suitable for romantic honeymoon accommodations while looking at the beauty of the beach, the sea and its still a Virgin, cascading Waterfall located Sniper Spy on birds Island Moyo and a variety of rare birds, Brang Rea (Big River) located in the Centre of the island
Nature tours, different types of underwater coral reefs and a variety of ornamental fish, snorkel with Sharks with a length of about two meters, pelagic, anemones, eels, groupers even manta, diving around the island of Phoebe, which is located in the Northwest of the island of Moyo.
Stay overnight on the island of Moyo with tents all the luxuries a resort can surf, doctors, library, morning meal and much more. The beauty of the island of Moyo no doubt. The number of visits to the tourist areas also have surged up. If you want to enjoy nature Moyo, Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara there is some alternative transportation options that can be used.
The Transportation to Moyo Island West Nusa Tenggara
When using a landline we can use a rental car with start of Mataram. The route will be reached is Mataram – Lombok Paradise Harbor with travel time 2 hours. Next we cross over to the Poto Harbour West Sumbawa with Nano takes about 1-2 hours. Arriving in Poto Nano, road trip back is done towards the travel duration of Sumbawa 2 hours.
The second alternative transportation is by using air. If interested you can take an airline that served Ruente Mataram – Sumbawa Besar by using Fokker 50 aircraft. Flown schedule every Tuesday and Friday with it takes about 35 minutes. Sumbawa Besar towards the island of Moyo is done by crossing from the port of Muara times. The transport that we can use people’s ship is arriving from Moyo at 09.00 in the morning and depart again at 11.30 pm. Motor boat this IDR cost 20 thousand – Rp. 25 thousands per person. The ship will bring us sail the waters for 2 hours.
Due to schedule his departure once every day, so you have to wait the next day to return to Sumbawa. Or if you do not want to stay, we can rent a boat with local fishermen traif USD 400 thousand to Rp. 600 thousand.
Well if your time is not much, you can pay more for rent speed boats belonging to private Rp. 3 million to Moyo Island West Nusa Tenggara – route PP with travel time of 30 minutes each way. This fast motor boat we can use to surround the island of Moyo a full day. Enjoy your private vacation at Mojo Island West Nusa Tenggara.
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