Sukamade Tour | Turtle Reserve

Monday, December 7, 2015
A part of Meru Betiri National Park covered by rainforest and abundant wildlife make it one of Java's finest national park. The park mostly very wet due to coastal mountains that trap the rain. Available to be visited on dry season April to October, the river to reach park will be easily flood in rainy season.

Sight and Activities
Turtle Laying Egg in Sukamade Banyuwangi
Leatherback Turtle
Turtles reserve and release
Being one of Indonesia's most important turtle spawning grounds, there were 5 species turtles laying their eggs. Green turtles are most common species but giant leatherback turtle also visit to lay their eggs here at around December - February. Human made turtle reserve also could be found here and accompanied by the forest ranger visitors could hunt turtle laying egg at night and release baby turtle by day time.

Local area discovery
Green Bay or Teluk Ijo
Green Bay
Green bay is a small beach with reddish sand, green and clean water suit for swimming. Visiting green bay on the way from Sukamade beach give another shot about the hidden beauty of Banyuwangi. As last attraction, come by to Rajegwesi beach where traditional fisherman dock their wooden sailing boat, fresh fish buying also occured here. 

Tour Package
Sukamade tour
Day 1
09.00 am : - Leaving Kampung Osing
03.00 pm : - Arrive at Rajegwesi beach
05.00 pm : - Arrive at Sukamade
                 - Checking in to the PHKA guest house
07.30 pm : - Discovering turtle laying egg at the beach rim

Day 2
09.00 am : - Turtle release and visit turtle reserve centre
10.00 am : - Explore Green Bay area
05.30 pm : - Arriving back to Kampung Osing Inn

 

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