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Peucang Island: Secluded Paradise in the Ujung Kulon National Park

 

Overview

Situated within the Ujung Kulon National Park by the Panaitan Strait in the Pandeglang Regency,  Peucang Island is truly a secluded paradise at the most western edge of Java Island. Surrounded by a soft white sandy beach, clear blue waters, and enchanting coral reefs,  Peucang promises serenity for whoever steps on its sands.

 

Located in the province of Banten, Peucang island cov

Situated within the Ujung Kulon National Park by the Panaitan Strait in the Pandeglang Regency,  Peucang Island is truly a secluded paradise at the most western edge of Java Island. Surrounded by a soft white sandy beach, clear blue waters, and enchanting coral reefs,  Peucang promises serenity for whoever steps on its sands.

 

Located in the province of Banten, Peucang island covers a total area of around 450 hectares, and is  home to a variety  of species of wild animals such as monkeys, hornbills, monitor lizards, wild boars, and more. The most notable of these is the barking deer that are found abundantly around the island. These indigenous dwellers of the island are also what has given the island its name since “Peucang” in the local Sunda language stands for barking deer.

 

Below the surface of its clear waters, the enchanting coral gardens with their diverse sea creatures are a perfect venue for snorkeling by the beach or diving at the various dive spots. The island also features a tropical forest which is great for trekking and observing wildlife. When  evening nears, the beach presents spellbinding scenery and mesmerizing colorful ambience of the sun setting on the horizon.

 

Peucang Island serves as base camp and staging point for those who wish to  explore deeper into the Ujung Kulon National Park.  It is for  this reason,  that on this small island you will find a number of accommodation and supporting  facilities.

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To Stay

The Peucang Island Eco Resort has a number of lodges with a total of 23 rooms. Each lodge has spacious rooms and porches. The Resort applies nature-friendly concepts and does not, therefore, utilize air- conditioning.

Peucang Island Eco Resort

Jl. Pembangunan 3 No. 81
Neglasari, Tangerang 15121

Phone :+62 21 5573 4611
Fax: +62 21 5573 4613
Resort : +62 823 1261 6599
Sales : +62 812 9165 3336, 8



The Peucang Island Eco Resort has a number of lodges with a total of 23 rooms. Each lodge has spacious rooms and porches. The Resort applies nature-friendly concepts and does not, therefore, utilize air- conditioning.

Peucang Island Eco Resort

Jl. Pembangunan 3 No. 81
Neglasari, Tangerang 15121

Phone :+62 21 5573 4611
Fax: +62 21 5573 4613
Resort : +62 823 1261 6599
Sales : +62 812 9165 3336, 877 8441 3336
Email: info@peucangislandresort.com

Website: http://www.peucangislandresort.com

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Tips

 If you plan to venture into the forest you should wear long trouser and covered footwear (not sandals).


When walking on the island, you nee

 If you plan to venture into the forest you should wear long trouser and covered footwear (not sandals).


When walking on the island, you need to watch out for monkeys since they  will occasionally try to pick some of your belongingssuch as hats, sunglasses, cameras, or others.


For more information you can contact:

The Office of the Ujung Kulon National Park

Jl. Perintis Kemerdekaan No.51 ,Labuan

Pandeglang, Banten

Phone: +62-253-801731

Fax:  +62-253-804651

Email: info@ujungkulon.org

Website: http://www.ujungkulon.org

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Get There

Peucang can only be reached by boat from Sumur Dock or Tanjung Lesung Resort, or by fast boat from the tourist centre of Carita beach. The boat trip from Sumur Dock to Peucang Island takes approximately 3-4 hours depending on the weather and the waves,  and  will cost around IDR1,500,000 to IDR2,000,000. Whereas, from the capital city Jakarta, it will take a little over 4 hours to reach

Peucang can only be reached by boat from Sumur Dock or Tanjung Lesung Resort, or by fast boat from the tourist centre of Carita beach. The boat trip from Sumur Dock to Peucang Island takes approximately 3-4 hours depending on the weather and the waves,  and  will cost around IDR1,500,000 to IDR2,000,000. Whereas, from the capital city Jakarta, it will take a little over 4 hours to reach Sumur by car.

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To Do

The island with all its marvels above and below the surface offers a wide range of activities including: Trekking, boating, canoeing, wildlife observation, diving, snorkeling, surfing, camping, and more.

The island with all its marvels above and below the surface offers a wide range of activities including: Trekking, boating, canoeing, wildlife observation, diving, snorkeling, surfing, camping, and more.

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