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Air Island, Snorkeling and Marine Park Tourism in Padang City

air islandAir Island is located 2.2 km from Pasie Jambak. Can be achieved by using 2 x 85 PK machine for 18 minutes from Sawo Island, and approximately 1 hour from Pasie Nan Tigo. Air Island has a wide area of 3 hectares, with the topography is relatively flat in other parts rocky and sandy.

Vegetation is dominated by forests with tree species that grow in it aru, and more domanan coconut trees on the beach. The island is very clear water, small waves on the west side, there is a coral reef such as Acropora, Porites and other biota such as sea cucumbers, sea urchins, mushrooms, and various species of fish.

Also on this island there are also many types of lizards and various species of birds have not been identified, the island remained uninhabited, but has always been a haven for fishermen poaching fish. This island is 12,2 km from Pasie nan Tigo and is about 10 km from Pandan Island and Island Sibonta and is 17 km from the center of Padang.




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Toran Island

Toran Island has a total area of 13 ha, the distance of this island with Muaro port about 18 km, achievements that takes 30 minutes from the city of Padang to achieve them, or 20 minutes from the island Sibunta using 2 x 85 PK machine. The island has a sloping beach in the south and north is dominated by a very dense forest vegetation and waves from the west and southeast. 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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Pisang Ketek Island

Pisang Ketek Island is really close to Air Manis beach. It is about 1 km from Air Manis beach. The dominant vegetations are coconut trees, the surface inclination is 0 – 15 meter of the sea level. Waves are of medium size to the south. In low tides, the tourists may stroll to the island from air manis beach. Suitable activities for this island are natural landscape, adventures, legends, swimming, sailing, surfing for beginners and camping.


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