Dullah Laut Island in Southeast Maluku Regency, Maluku Province
Located in the north of Kei Kecil Island, Dullah Laut Island becomes a good option for a holiday. Actually, this island has another name, which is Du Roa. The location is in Aru Sea and it has many neighboring islands such as Dullah Darat, Ubur Island, and Vaskiot. Travelers recognize the island as a plain and sloppy region, especially in the middle part of it. When it comes to tourism, Dullah Laut is famous for its pier and beach. Many tourists often spend a holiday by exploring its coastal area, in fact. It is also located near to a busy settlement and factory.
In the beach, you may see a long pier located near to a factory. Some boats are also seen in this area. The water is blue and clear, while the waves are not quite strong. Near to this location, you can also see a lush grassy area and feel the cold atmosphere. The fact is that the beach is situated near to a factory and a city. That means many people often come to beach regardless of time, including in the morning and afternoon.
Exploring Dulah Laut Island
Duroa or Dullah Laut Island is not only an option, but it becomes a primary vacation destination for tourists. So, what is in there? Numerous options of flora become the first attraction. You can find some mango, avocado, and papaya trees near to the local settlement. The best thing is you are allowed to taste the fruits with the owner’s concern. Those shady trees create a refreshing and comfortable nuance, after all. That means you can enjoy eating the fruits while sitting under the tree. Not to mention there are mangroves, growing in some parts of the island.
Plants or flora is only one of the attractions found in Dullah Laut Island. It is because you might find some local animals, too. These include husbandry animals like goats, chickens, and cows. Some local dogs are also seen in this village and they are quite tame. Next, tourists can go to Lamun Savanna, which is the home of Thalassia Hempricii. This location becomes a good place for relaxation and enjoying the refreshing wind. Not to mention the scenery is rejuvenating!
What about the beaches? Now, that’s the main fun activity to do in Dullah Laut Island. The stunning sea scenery is one thing, as you can get better amusement under the sea. That means you can go snorkeling and witness beautiful fishes and coral reefs. Many types of fishes are available such as Chaetodon, Zanclus, Epinephelus, etc. When it comes to coral reefs, the most common one is fringing reef ecosystem (Terumbu Karang Tepi).
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How to Get There
First things come first. From Langgur City, your first destination is Tual (North Dullah Island). It is the checkpoint, where you can find a speedboat. Next, it is time to cross the sea by riding such kind of transportation. A single speedboat is able to accommodate about 40 people and it takes about 15 minutes. It may take longer if the weather is bad, though.
Where to Stay
- No hotels. Only local cottages are available