HomeBlogs Tidung Island Tidung Island is one of the villages in the Seribu Islands. The island
is divided into two, namely, Tidung Besar(Big) and Tidung Kecil(Small).
The island also has a considerable population. Tidung Island is a unique
place, especially for marine tourism and diving. Coral reef ecosystems
in this island is still in a quite good condition, especially when
snorkeling or diving activities in the area of bluff. The research
activities are also often done in this area.
This island consists
of Tidung Besar and Tidung Kecil connected by a long bridge is located
in western of Seribu Islands Selatan, with a mileage of approximately 3
hours drive from Muara Angke by ship. Tidung Island is estimated to
have only 200 meters wide but about 5 km long, surrounded by white
shades shallow beach overgrown with coral and filled with ornamental
fishes. There’s no big waves in this beach since the cluster of corals
surround it able to withstand the waves, makes it safe enough for
There are many friendly settlements can be found in
this island and also a few stalls that provide food and drinks, along
with public facilities, such as police office, high school for students
from all around the island, and a collection of stores into the long
bridge that connects the island of Tidung Besar and the inhabitants
Tidung Kecil. Health centers and district offices are also arranged
beautifully and cleanly all the way through Tidung Island.
beginning of the connecting bridge, you will find a fairly high part of
the bridge to pass the ocean basin, where there are many local children
demonstrate their leap diving from the bridge, quite entertaining and
also very tempting to join them diving in blue beach without waves. At
the end of the connecting bridge, up the coast of Tidung Kecil which is
a breeding area of mangroves, you can bicycling around witnessing the
beautiful scenery of deserted beach of soft white snad filled with
mangroves and weeds.