Have you ever heard about Mangrove forests? The tree becomes so popular to prevent the tsunami get worst to some villager areas around the sea. In Indonesia, some of the beaches are planted by some of them as well.
Most Mangrove trees in Indonesia are managed properly. As time goes by, it becomes a forest with a larger area covered by them around the beach. Most of them are not only useful but also have beautiful scenery to enjoy.
Speaking of the Mangrove forest in Indonesia, here we have some of the list of them that are worth exploring with an exotic view. Let’s see some of them below!
1. Muara Angke Mangrove Forest
Exploring Jakarta is not always about shopping malls in Jakarta and the city that is crowded with so many people doing their business. If you going to north Jakarta even a bit, you will find the mangrove forest around the state of the beach that grows by mangrove.
Muara Angke mangrove forest becomes one of the largest mangrove forests in Indonesia that worth visit. It is located around garden house street, Kamal Muara, Penjaringan, North Jakarta.
It only takes about IDR35,000 to explore all around the Muara Angke mangrove forest on weekends for local tourists. If you are a foreigner, you need to pay about IDR170,000 on weekends. Are you ready to get there?
2. Tarakan Mangrove Forest
Borneo island is not only popular with their rain forest, but also mangrove forest. If you explore the east of Kalimantan, you will find one of the biggest mangrove forests at Tarakan regency. Specifically, it is located around the state of the beach of Tarakan, Kalimantan province, which becomes one of the provinces with the largest forest in Indonesia.
Tarakan mangrove forest is not only functions for ecological things, but also for helping some fishermen and tourism. Moreover, the mangrove also becomes one of the best trees that is capable to absorb carbon dioxide as well.
3. Margomulyo Mangrove Forest
Exploring East Kalimantan is not complete without visiting the Margomulyo mangrove forest. It is located around Mrgomulyo village, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan. The forest becomes one of the most visited places by tourists to explore the forest after the Tarakan mangrove forest.
Margomulyo mangrove forest becomes one of the conservation mangrove forests in Indonesia. It’s not only become the forest that is capable to prevent abrasion, but also education tourism visits and some herb resources as well.
4. Kampung Nipah Mangrove Forest
North Sumatra is not only popular with its low rate branded market but also mangrove forest as well. If you explore around the seashore of the east beach in North Sumatra, you will find a forest mangrove in Kampong Nipah.
After the huge tsunami hit the village in around 2004 and also Nias Earthquake in around 2005, most of the villagers are afraid of them significantly. That makes some villagers decide to make a mangrove forest around the seashore.
The mangrove forest not only prevents abrasion but also protecting the Kampung Nipah from typhoons and tsunami as well.
5. Bintan Mangrove Forest
Bintan island in Kepulauan Riau becomes one of the most islands that crowdedly visit by tourists. So many beauty of beaches there to explore the beauty of the that perfect for diving becomes one of the reasons so.
If you explore a bit to some of the villages there, you will find a mangrove forest around the seashore of the beach. The forest has the green beauty of the mangrove trees that live there for so many years.
6. Wanasari Mangrove Forest
Having a holiday to visit Bali island? Don’t forget to explore their popular mangrove forest in Wanasari mangrove forest, Tuban, Badung regency, Bali. Just like the Margomulyo mangrove forest, the Wanasari mangrove forest has also become one of the biggest conservation mangrove forests in Indonesia.
Wanasari mangrove forest opens the ecotourism visit which you can explore the forest with the most exotic view. Moreover, if you visiting there around the sunset time which becomes the best time to visit Bali along the year. You will get the beauty of the sunset that mixes properly with the green view from the forest as well.
7. Kulon Progo Mangrove Forest
Yogyakarta becomes one of the provinces in Indonesia that has so many special tourism places to explore, such as in Kulon Progo. There is a mangrove forest there that becomes so popular among tourists about years ago.
Kulon Progo mangrove forest can be reached within around an hour’s drive from the city of Yogyakarta. There are so many places to explore there, with so many iconic spots to take some pictures.
The mangrove all grow along the Bogowonto river, which you can explore by a little boat. While after exploring the forest, you can take a shelter in Yogyakarta which has so many Indonesian most famous landmarks that wort visiting.
8. Bee Jay Resort Mangrove Forest
Have you ever imagine staying the night in the middle of the mangrove forest? If you explore Probolinggo, East Java, you will find a resort built-in around mangrove forest. Not only open for a staycation, but the resort is open for eco-tourism as well.
Bee Jay resort mangrove forest offers so many tracks to explore which becomes one of the most comfortable camping spots in Indonesia around the forest.
You can enjoy cycling, jogging, or even walking around. Among those tracks, it builts some resorts that give you the most comfortable way to stay in.
So, there are some of the mangrove forests in Indonesia that are worth exploring with an exotic view. Most of them are managed properly by the local government.
That is because the forest becomes part of the conservatory areas to protect human living for now and then. Have you ever visit one of that mangrove forests?