Nabucco & Maratua Islands Beyond
Several island are found along the
East Kalimantan coast which make attractive dive and leisure
destination. Among them are Nabucco and Maratua.
west side of East Kalimantan, The Indonesian Part of the
world’s third largest island, called "Borneo", you can find
a clear blue lagoon of paradise. The Nabucco Resort is one of
the exclusive dive resort of "Extra Divers".
Island is a small Island of about 20,000 square meters
and part of Maratua Islands. Nabucco
Island Resort has eight wooden bungalows and
one cosy honeymoon bungalow, all with the facilties of a mini-bar
and air-conditioning, and a balcony overlooking the sea bleu
lagoon from a white palm beach. Each Bungalow lead the door
directly to the beach into the sea for swimming or snorkelling.
Nabucco Resort restaurant’s have a panoramic view
which match with it's culinary delights. Breakfast
choices are made to order served together with freshly baked bread,
fresh fruit and or fruit cocktail. Typical light Asian dishes
are offered for lunch and at dinner times, guests are treated to a five
course dinner that guarantees to satisfy even the healthiest of
Resort Dive Centre can serve you to several dive locations within 30
minutes distance. The closest dive place is Big Fish
Country, that connects the lagoon to the outer reef, where
chevron barracuda, various sharks, frogfishes, scorpionfishes,
spotted eagle rays, ghostpipefishes, big groupers, bumphead parrotfish,
mandarin fishes, several species of shrimps and schooling trevallies
can be found.
programs to Sangalaki or Kakaban Islands give you the occasion
to swim with elegant mantas.
also a Turtle Foundation that ensures to lay their eggs as a
future safeguard, with your visit you help donate survival and have the
opportunity to learn more about the Turtles and the
around Kakaban is thrilling with at the Barracuda Point and
the colourful wall of Gorganian Forrest.
Island has a saltwater lake inside where jellyfish can be explored.
and wake boarding can be done at Nabucco Island, but for those seeking
ultimate relaxation in the privacy, Asian massages can be arranged
to stimulate Blood circulation as an easing away of stress,
fatigue and anxiety.
Dive Tour Destination : Indonesia,
East Kalimantan, Nabucco Island
Interest & Things to do :
Diving and snorkeling the undersea world of Nabucco Islands,
including Sangalaki, Kakaban, and Maratua, Relaxing at the Paradise
beaches with white sand
Kayan Mentarang Reserve could
be an optional visit to find
of Borneo's tropical Flora and Fauna of the Kalimantans jungle and
rainforest, recommended visit time for Kayan Mentarang Reserve is 5 to
Culture : Dayak & Bajau
& Fauna :
Reefs, Mantas, Jelly Fish, Turtles arround Nabucco Islands,
and Low Land Rainforest with wild life at Kayan Mentarang Reserve
Starting Point :
Balikpapan either Tarakan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Transport Possibilities :
Flight from Balikpapan to Tanjung Redeb / Berau, or direct from Jakarta
to Tarakan, continue by speedboat to Nabucco Islands, estimated travel
by speedboat is between the 2 and 4 hours to reach Nabucco Resort.
Ending Point :
Balikpapan or Tarakan, from Tarakan you can cross the border via
Nunukan to the City Tawau in Malaysia
Distance to enry point :
900 Km from Balikpapan Airport, 200 km from Tarakan Airport
Duration : Short Get Through Visit 4 to 6 Days
Grade : Usual