An Adventure in Cipir Island, Jakarta

In the Thousand Islands Regency, you can find Cipir Island. Another name is Khayangan Island. Some people also call it Kuipir Island. Today, it becomes a great location for a vacation in holidays or weekends. It is a suitable destination both for backpackers and travel addicts. It is located near to other islands, so you can explore them all within a single day. All of the islands hold historical values, as well. If you are looking for a distinct adventure, Cipir is highly recommended.

The Nuance
Once you have arrived at Cipir Island, you can see some dry trees. Brownish leaves create a rustic nuance there. In the beach, there are several buildings. These are quite old and emit unique atmosphere. In the afternoon, the island becomes more thrilling. You can hear several strange sounds there. Due to this reason, some people come here for an adventure. Not to mention the location is reachable. Many speedboats and ferries are available. On top of that, the transport fee is affordable.

Exploring Cipir Island
Cipir Island is part of “Kepulauan Seribu”. So, what makes it special? First, it is the journey. In order to reach the island, you should conduct a tiring trip. Despite that fact, you are going to have a beautiful journey. Once you are reaching Muara Kamal, you can smell the fishy aroma. It is common. That port becomes your first checkpoint. That means you are ready to cross the sea and visit Cipir. A local fisherman’s boat is sufficient. You can reach the island safely.

Once you reach Cipir Island, you can feel warm nuance. The atmosphere is a little bit cloudy, though. The island consists of many historical values. It is an ideal location for archeologists. Those who love history would love it as well. In Cipir, there is a famous site called “Cipir Archeological Park. It is situated in the tip of the dock. Many old hospital structures are scattered around the island. Shady trees cover those structures. This creates an amazing nuance!

For those who love fishing, Cipir Island offers some great spots to catch fishes. The heat of the sun doesn’t even matter. Another unique attraction is the broken bridge. It is located in a particular corner of the island. The bridge was used to evacuate the pilgrims from Onrust to Cipir. Why was that? Those people were infected by zymotic. In order to avoid the spread of the disease, these people were transformed to other location.

Nearby Attractions

  • Onrust Island
  • Kelor Island

How to Get There
If you come from Jakarta, you should visit Muara Angke. From here, you can continue your trip using a boat to Kelor Island. It is your checkpoint, after all. From Kelor, you can head to Cipir Island using another boat. It takes 40 minutes. The whole trip usually takes 3 hours. It can be faster if you choose a speedboat instead of a traditional boat. Also, make sure that you come in the right season. It is because rainy and windy weather makes your trip longer.

Where to Stay

  • Mutiara Tidung
  • Pantara Resort
  • Tidung Lagoon

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