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take advantage of Surabaya and the surrounding holiday that coincided
with the commemoration of Prophet Muhammad SAW with the visiting tourist
attractions. One of the tourist sites that attract new residents is the mangrove eco-tourism on the East Coast Surabaya.
Tuesday (15/02/2011) 0600, the area which is located in the Village
Ecotourism Wonorejo, District Rungkut, it was visited by hundreds of
visitors. Entourage visitors that had come early morning in order to participate to plant mangrove seedlings in the ecotourism area.
the guard booth on the pier said Wonorejo mangrove eco-tourism,
mangrove forest area that was opened as an ecotourism site since early
2010 and is now really starting crowded residents. "If
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, visitors crowded. In a day influx of
boat tickets can be USD 3 million to $ 4 million," he said.
To enjoy the beauty of this mangrove forest, the manager provides a boat with a tariff of Rp 25,000 per person. Visitors will be brought to locations across London River mangroves. In the area of ecotourism, visitors can see the grove of natural mangrove forest.
to Wahid, besides seeing the mangrove forests and various species of
plants and animals that are in the area, visitors can also plant a
mangrove tree. "If for education by planting seedlings of mangroves, guests can book a first day like when," he said.
Visitors enthusiastically explore the ecotourism area. Despite the cloudy weather, they did not imprison his intention to ride the boat down to the river estuary.
One visitor, Esters of Surabaya city said, he came to the region's ecotourism extended family. "Actually,
already curious at this place long ago. Incidentally our brother's
house was not far from here, so we are all here," he said.
manager of Mangrove Ecotourism Wonorejo, Djoko Suwondo, said, the area
is opened to the public on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Meanwhile, on Monday through Friday, the area is usually visited by a group who want to plant mangrove seedlings.
According to Djoko, the opening of ecotourism is not only beneficial for the citizens Wonorejo, but also for the environment. By following the activities of mangrove seedlings to plant, visitors are invited to more care about the environment.
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