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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.

Transportation
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.

Accommodation
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.

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

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pasumpahan island4Photos by: BARRY KUSUMA

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