Gili Labak is one of the more than 17,000 islands in Indonesia. Gili Labak is a small island located on the east side of the island of Madura. This island is a destination for backpackers who do open trips, especially for someone who wants to look deeper into the beauty of Indonesia.
The waves on Gili Labak is always calm. The seawater is so clean that we can see the seafloor with our naked eyes. Beautiful rocks and sea corals will spoil anyone who is here. But this beauty is often disrupted by some washed away plastic waste. Therefore, we as nature lovers should take care of the cleanliness and preservation of the ecosystem in Gili Labak.
The route to the location of Gili Labak Madura
The location of Gili Labak Beach is on the eastern tip of Madura Island, a separate island that is still within the scope of Talango District, Sumenep Regency, East Java Province. The first route that can be accessed by tourists is Surabaya – Sumenep. You can use a local flight which only takes about half an hour from Juanda Airport to Trunojoyo Airport. If you choose to use land transportation, you can use the bus. Henceforth, you can use ojek to reach the port to Gili Island for Rp. 15,000.
Another route that can be used is the Kalianget Route. From Surabaya, take the route that passes the Suramadu Bridge. After crossing the bridge, just go straight to the T-junction, which turns left to Bangkalan. You turn right, follow the road through Sampang City, then Pamekasan City. Next will arrive at Kalianget Harbor and cross by boat to Gili Labak. The price of the crossing is approximate Rp. 800,000 which can be paid by a combination of several groups that board the ship.
Interesting activity on Gili Labak
- Taking Pictures Around the Beach
This beach is very suitable for photography activities and will amaze everyone when the results are uploaded on social media. In addition to the surrounding scenery that is very beautiful, the stretch of white sand and clear blue water on this beach can be a perfect refreshing background for the audience.
- Snorkel / Underwater Diving
You can snorkel around this beach because the water is also very charming and clear. If you have a hobby of snorkeling or diving, then this activity is highly recommended. Diving equipment rentals are available there and the fishermen are usually happy to give a ride to the diving spot you want.
- Boating Around the island
If you want to take a boat trip around the island, it is very possible. You can rent a boat or small boat owned by a fisherman. This activity can also be an alternative if you do not want to dive to enjoy the beauty of the sea. Gili Labak Beach water is very clear, even on the boat still allows you to see the fish and coral in it.