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Pasumpahan Island, The Most Beautiful Island in West Sumatra

pasumpahan islandPasumpahan island is one of the tourist sites in the city of Padang, with an area of ​​5 hectares, Pasumpahan island has a beach with white sand and clear sea water ready for your visit. Not only that, the appeal of the underwater coral reefs are still awake you shall see with snorkeling or diving.

There are several points of dive sites that can be visited by tourists around Pasumpahan island include Gosong Island, Snake Island, Sirandah Island and Pandan Island. For those who can not dive, you can walk around the island to enjoy its natural beauty. Don’t forget to bring a camera to capture the beauty.

Located in the South Coast area of ​​West Sumatra, approximately 45 km from the city of Padang and about 200 meters from the Sikuai island. From Padang, first you use a motor vehicle to the direction of the Bungus Port precisely Banana Beach. The entrance to the Banana beach through an alley after Pertamina base. From here by boat for Rp 30,000 round-trip.
Bungus port also by the public bus from Pasar Raya Padang. Cost of Rp 5,000, 437 blue public transportation directly to the majors Bungus. To go Pasumpahan island, you can also hire a speed boat from the Gulf Bungus. Speed ​​boat rental rates to Pasumpahan island depends on your agreement with the owner of the boat.

Pasumpahan island don’t have lodgings for tourists. Most opt ​​for camping in the middle of the island using tents. If camping is not your taste, there Bungus In the port named Tin Tin Homestay accommodation that provide tours to the nearby islands, including Pasumpahan Rp 250,000 / person.

Due Pasumpahan island is uninhabited island, so we recommend you bring food and drink enough, especially if you are camping.

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Lubuak Minturun Adventure Park

Lubuak Minturun Adventure Park  located 10 Km North of Padang  Municipality. It surrounded by beautiful rice field, fresh air, very good view, very quiet place, and incredible village activities. It is only 30 minutes from centre of Padang and 15 minutes from Minangkabau  Airport.

Guests are invited to come and enjoy the Interesting, wonderful, different, and exciting places to relax, explore their inner awareness, and practice their spiritual beliefs since at the location guests can find a beautiful mosque with some miniature spots of holly places just like at Saudi Arabia.

Lubuak Minturun Adventure Park has created the fittest place to do personal and group retreat and perfect environment for:  youth camps, retreats, picnics, family reunions, corporate team building, gathering and others. Guests will surely enjoy their unique experience!

lubuk minturunLubuak Minturun Adventure Park can comfortably accommodate 100 people.

As an outbound training provider in Padang, Lubuak Minturun Adventure Park has many kind of outbound training program delivered to all kind of guests.  For sure this  Adventure Park provide amazing place and can manage based on the needs (companies, government, schools) for outbound, team building, gathering, outing, picnic, adventure, retreat and others. There are seven high rope games, flying fox, tandem and pin ball

  • Price: (discount Period)
  • High rope Rp.20.000,-/pax
  • Flying fox Rp.10.000/pax
  • Pinball Rp.80.000/pax
  • Tandem Rp.30.000



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Bindalang Island, Snorkeling and Marine Park Tourism in Padang City

Bindalang Island about 16 km from Port Muaro. Bindalang Island is one of the islands belonging to the TWL, which also covers Pieh Island, Air Island, Sibunta Island, and Pandan Island. To reach the Bindalang island takes 25 minutes by motorized boat from the Port Muaro. The island has a height  1-2 meters from sea level.

The island is very clear water, small waves in the east and there are many coral reefs among other Acropora species, Pocciliciopra and others. Like the other small islands of this island is not inhabited permanently, as a stopover area for fishermen. Conditions like this can be done marine tourism activities, among others: the panorama of nature, adventure, sailing, swimming, diving, fishing, camping, and research.




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