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Sangalaki Island

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East Kalimantan, Indonesia
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just perfect

Thank you Sangalaki for this just great time. The diving is spectacular. the crew is great, the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
R2rtw
Nice Secluded Beach

Nice beach with less people, you can see turtles town! They have several great diving spods! The... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
Johan_Kinoshita
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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East Kalimantan, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you Sangalaki for this just great time. The diving is spectacular. the crew is great, the island a dream. simply perfect

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Nice beach with less people, you can see turtles town! They have several great diving spods! The beach breeze is very great.

Thank Johan_Kinoshita
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Sangalaki is reached by a one hour boat ride from Derawan island. The island is famous for manta rays, and you can pretty much guarantee to see mantas if you spend a day here. I went to the island several times and saw mantas every...More

2  Thank Monkeys_Mum_and_Dad
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Sangalaki island can be reach by boat from derawan main island. there a turtle breeding in the island to preserve turtle from extinction.

Thank stefanuswisnu
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

lying on the beach, snorkeling or diving.... combined with wonderfull creatures Somany things to enjoy. So just come here open your mind. We don't want to raise your expectation but make you curious.

Thank INKA97
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Sangalaki Island was one of the must see destination when you do island-hopping on your Derawan Paradise Trip. I did it this June with my family. During fair weather it took about one hour boat ride from Derawan Island to get to Sangalaki. Arrive in...More

2  Thank Adrianus D
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is a very quiet and beautiful island! I have never swam with so many manta rays in my life! Water was very clear and there was beautiful corals and lots of fish :)

Thank Dive Master G
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

when you came to derawan island, don't miss to visit sangalaki island with the boat. in this island, you will find captive turtles and beautiful beach,, the best time to visiting this island in afternoon, cause you will see gergous sunset 😊

Thank arie s
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Quiet, empty sandy beaches, amazing corals, Manta Rays all year round and tonnes of beautiful sea creatures! Go to sight see, scuba dive or snorkel! Explore Sangalaki Island before it's ruined by boat loads of polluting tourists!

1  Thank ActionAdventure1
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is the second turtle conservation that I visited, the first one was at Pangumbahan beach Ujung Genteng - West Java. But in this island there is two turtles species of Hawskbill Sea Turtle (eretmochelys imbricata) and Green Sea Turtle(chelonia mydas)

Thank Alayn1807
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SusannaTan
10 September 2016|
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Most people land at Tarakan, then take a boat. The scuba places generally have boats scheduled on the days that flights arrive in Tarakan. Malaysia Airlines flies from Tawau, MY to Tarakan, IN, three times weekly, on... More
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