Welcome to Bawean Island


Bawean Island is one of wonderful island in Indonesia, precisely in East Java province area. The island is located at Java Sea, about 80 miles or 120 kilometers north of Gresik This is a small island which its administratively is in Gresik regency - East Java. To reach this island, needs 3 hours by fast boat from Gresik port. The busyness always comes at this port. Loading and unloading of goods and passengers are racing to get out into the port is the busy view in the port.

Bawean island consists of 2 districts, Sangkapura and Tambak district and 17 villages. Sangkapura is the largest district in Bawean island. This island has many tourists destinations which are not inferior to other tourist destinations in Indonesia. Besides its marine tourism,, lakes and waterfalls toursm, the visitors can also enjoy the culture of the indigenous people in Bawean Island.This island said to be able to compete with Bali or Bunaken in North Sulawesi. Bawean name itself special meaning, Bawean is taken from the Sanskrit word meaning "There Sunlight".

There deer species that only found (endemic) in Bawean Island, called as Axis Kuhli. Besides, mangosteen, bark, red fruit, and durian are planted in this island. Dozens of fishes species are also on the coast of the island.
Latest News
Colorful Village Named Jodipan Tourism Village

In Malang of Indonesia, tourists may find also a unique village called Jodipan. One thing that makes it unique is the colorful houses located beside Brantas River. The other names of the village are Warna-Warni (colorful) and Tridi Village. Due … Continue reading


TOP 77 Calender of Event Banyuwangi Indonesia Festival 2018

  The Ministry of Tourism along with the Government of Banyuwangi Regency launched “TOP 77 Calendar of Event Banyuwangi Indonesia Festival 2018” at Balairung Soesilo Soedarman, Gedung Sapta Pesona, Jakarta (1/2). Top 77 Calender of Event is an effort of … Continue reading


TOURISM VIDEO & PHOTO COMPETITION 2018

A. TEMA, OBJEK & LOKASI FOTO DAN VIDEO I. TEMA FOTO DAN VIDEO Human Interest, Nature & Culture Potrait Of East Java II. OBJEK FOTO DAN VIDEO Daya Tarik wisata Alam,Manusia dan Budaya III. LOKASI FOTO DAN VIDEO Lokasi pengambilan … Continue reading


Hotel Deals of the Day
Interesting Links