Gili Labak Island is a small island located around the Madura Strait. Gili Labak Island is famous for the beauty of white sand and also the blue color of the sea is clear and clean. Not to mention the sound of the waves that are quite calm.
Gili Labak Island is located theoretically in Talango District, Sumenep Regency, Madura, East Java.
This island used to be called the island of mice, because of the many rat nests. After undergoing improvements in several sectors, the island changed its name to Gili Labak. The average trip to Gili Labak can be reached in about 2 hours. By sea. Namely from Kalianget Harbor.
In addition to Kalianget Port, tourists can also pass through Tanjung Port which is located in Saronggi District.
Tanjung Port is located about 2 kilometers before entering Sumenep City.
If the weather is normal, usually the Tanjung-Gili Labak route will take 1 hour 30 minutes. While Kalianget-Gili Labak will take about 2 hours 30 minutes.
No wonder the cost of renting a boat at the Tanjung port is more expensive.
Reported by jejakpiknik.com. The difference in the price of the rental fee here is not based on the calculation of the distance traveled but the weight of the ship.
If from the Port of Tanjung the cost of a ship weighing 10 tons, the cost of the rental price can reach IDR 800,000 – 1,000,000 for 1 ship.
While ships with a weight of 15 tons, the rental price can be IDR 1,000,000 – 1,500,000. And can accommodate about 60 people.
If from Kalianget Port, the boat rental price reaches IDR 500,000 for 1 ship. And the weight of the ship, of course, is much smaller than the ship in Tanjung Port.
This is what makes the ships in Kalianget much cheaper than in Tanjung Port.
Uniquely, the waves on this dyke are not too big and the contours of the beach are very gentle. So that makes Gili Labak Island very fitting to visit.
Gili Labak has fine white sand which is the main prima donna. Meanwhile, before tourists arrive at the beach area, from a distance they can see the clear sea water and the beauty of the island.
Plus, during the trip, tourists can enjoy and see clusters of colorful coral reefs that mix and match with beautiful ornamental fish.
Gili Labak Island has turned out to be one of the favorite spots for tourists who like to snorkel.
Because here, tourists can see the beauty of the beautiful and exotic underwater world. For those who like diving activities, Gili Labak can be one of the right places.
Here we can see or visit several points of coral reefs and a variety of very beautiful marine life and ready to pamper the tourists. Meanwhile, facilities and accommodation on Gili Labak Island are still rare and minimal. Tourists must bring their own snorkeling and diving equipment. In addition, Gili Labak does not provide food stalls and lodging such as hotels, resorts or villas.
For the accommodation itself, tourists must stay in Sumenep Regency which is far from Gili Labak.
It is recommended to visit Gili Labak since morning. So that in the afternoon the tourists can return to Sumenep.
Bring all the necessary equipment there. With the lack of facilities, of course, tourists will have to bring their own equipment. if you want to save more on the cost of renting a boat to visit Gili Labak, that is by means of a group.
If you are alone, you have to find a friend on the way or the port so that the boat rental fee will be much cheaper.
If you want to return to Sumenep, it is recommended that tourists should be on the ship in the afternoon. Because the ship will not serve at night