Abang Island, Fascinating Underwater Garden In Sumatra – Beautiful underwater patches quirk fascinating coral reefs gilt with different impressions, thickness, and colourings of numerous ocean brutes, that is the view that awaits snorkelers and divers under the crystal clear oceans of Abang Island, south of Batam in the province of the Riau Archipelago. Abang Island is surrounded by many other small islands, the majority of whom are keep orbits for coral reefs, while the prime island of Abang only judges around 10 square km.
With comparatively shallow waters (around 15-18 rhythms penetrating), this fascinating underwater wonder is a perfect recognise for both diving and snorkeling. Its glamour is often compared to that of the oceans around Komodo Islands National Park, Bunaken and Raja Ampat, since COREMAP (Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Programs) itself has also designated the country as site for a special underwater coral reef see core.
Above the surface, the landscape of Abang Island is still pristine with mountains dominated by granite boulders. Most of the coasts are still gilt with beautiful mangrove lumbers. The most fascinating facet of the oceans of Abang Island is the presence of a uncommon genus of coral known as Blue Coral which exclusively lives in clear oceans with good ocean greatnes. Among some of the fish species that find shelter under its mitigate tides are selar, lencing, blood red snapper, blood red sea fish, disappointment fish, pinang, and many others.
Over the years, the people of Abang Island has regularly been taught awareness of the importance to preserve the coral reefs both as tourism resources as well as their significance for the world medium. In thrive, they can also benefit from tourism activities next to their daily work as fishermen or merchants. This has eventually led to the well maintained attractivenes of Abang Island.
Abang Island is situated south from Batam or about 50 km from Muka Kuning, Batam Island. To reach the island, it takes approximately 1.5 hours drive from Batam to the Barelang Bridge. From there, the journey continues by barge along the River Burdus until you reach Abang Island which is about 12 kilometres away exploiting motorized crafts, which the locals announce Bot Pompong.