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Great panorama in Sangalaki island

On Wednesday, October 12, 2011 0 komentar
The specificity of these marine natural park of coral reefs surrounding the island Sangalaki. The potential diversity of marine resources is extraordinary. Coral reefs are dikedalaman 3 meters to 10 meters. This type of table corals, hard, branch leaves, and decorate the substrate region. Sangalaki is a small island covering an area about 13 ha placed in Indonesia. With a leisurely stroll, you can menglilingi island with the status of Natural Park is just 30 minutes. During the trip, you will enjoy the white sandy beaches and charming sea. In the morning and evening, you can also enjoy the natural phenomena of sunrise and sunset are amazing. Not only that, as long as you surround the island, you can also watch a variety of wildlife that you may have never seen before. Such as coconut crabs, monitor lizards, Scaly-breasted falcon, bird Hirst Filipinos, reef egrets, birds pergam sea and shore birds / other sea. Along the coast, you can also find various types of mollusks (clams) in a variety of shapes and colors. In addition, the island also has a natural Sangalaki very beautiful underwater, coral reefs in this island is one of the best in the world. Average coral cover was 26.75% Island Sangalaki to hard coral reefs and 42.50% for life. Based on a survey conducted in 2003 Laeden Museum Naturalis, in the waters of the island of Pulau Derawan Sangalaki and found 40 species of coral fungi (mushroom coral). This is the location of water areas with the highest diversity of coral mushrooms in Berau MPA (Wiryawan et al, 2005). In the waters there is also a 1051 Sangalaki Island reef fish species and five species of seagrass.

Sangalaki located in Berau, East Kalimantan. In these islands there are a number of charming maritime tourism, one Underwater Park is especially attractive for foreign tourists world-class divers. Derawan Islands has three districts namely, Derawan Island, Maratua, and the Big Dipper Big Dipper, Berau. At least four of the famous islands in the archipelago, the island Maratua, Derawan, Sangalaki, and inhabited by rare wildlife Kakaban green and hawksbill turtles. Geographically, situated on a peninsula north of Berau District of marine waters consisting of several islands namely Pulau Panjang, Pulau Raburabu, Samama Island, Island Sangalaki, Kakaban, Nabuko Island, Island and Island Maratua Derawan reef as well as some Muaras Hirst, Hirst Pinaka , Buliulin Hirst, Hirst Masimbung, and charred Tababinga. Derawan Islands there are several small islands and coastal ecosystems is very important that coral reefs, seagrass beds and mangrove forests (mangroves). In addition, many protected species in the Islands Derawan like green turtles, hawksbill turtles, whales, dolphins, giant clams, coconut crabs, mermaids, fish, barracuda and a few other species.

What can be doing in Sangalaki?

a. Diving and snorkeling
To view the underwater world and the various biota that is in it, you can dive or snorkel. These activities do you miss, because they say not to Sangalaki if you do not dive into its waters.

b. Wildlife Observation
The most interesting wildlife to be observed is the turtle. In addition to observing turtles on the beach, visitors can also watch sea turtles eggs hatch in semi-natural turtle hatching in the island. In addition, if you are interested, you can also do bird watching (Birdwatching) on ​​the island.

c. Tracking
These activities are usually done almost by everyone who visited this island. Objects that can be observed is the scenery, forests, beaches, sunrise and sunset. Sangalaki Island can be surrounded in just 30 minutes, so that tracking can be carried visitors from all age classes.

d. Swim
Swimming is one activity that can be performed visitors in the shallow waters along the coast. This activity can be done in groups in a relatively safe beach.

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