goodmorningpapua.com – Jayapura offers a variety of tourist attractions that should not be missed when on vacation to Papua.
One of them is beach tourism in Jayapura offering the stunning natural views. There are a number of beaches in Jayapura which are famous for their beauty. The following are recommendations for 3 beach tours in Jayapura with exotic views.
1. Hamadi Beach
Hamadi Beach is one of the tourist attractions in Jayapura which is famous for its location close to the city.
Hamadi Beach is located 5 km to the south from the center of Jayapura City, Papua. If from Sentani Airport in Jayapura Regency, Hamadi Beach can be reached in an hour’s drive with a distance of about 30 km.
The natural charm presented by Hamadi Beach is certainly no less beautiful than other beaches in Jayapura City.
Travelers can see pine trees growing along the shoreline area which provides a cool atmosphere.
There is also a mangrove forest growing in brackish water around Hamadi Beach. At Hamadi Beach, travelers can swim or relax while enjoying the breeze and the sound of the waves. Travelers are not charged an entrance fee to be able to visit Hamadi Beach.
It’s just that there is a parking fee when passing through the gates of the Hamadi Beach area. Two-wheeled vehicles will be charged a parking fee of IDR 10 thousand, while four-wheeled vehicles will be charged a parking fee of IDR 50 thousand.
2. Base G Beach
Base G Beach is located in North Jayapura District, Jayapura City, Papua. The distance from Base G Beach to the city center is about 20 km with a travel time of 38 minutes. The name Base G comes from the beach’s early function as a home base for allied forces during World War II.
This beach was used as a gathering point for the strength of the allied forces before fighting with Japanese troops in the Philippines. White sand, a natural scenery at Base G Beach will spoil the eyes of tourists. Travelers can swim or just relax on this beach.
3. Harlem Beach
Harlem Beach is an exotic beach owned by the coastal area of Papua. Harlem Beach is located in Tablanusu Village, Depapre District, Jayapura Regency.
To get to Harlem Beach, tourists from Jayapura City have to travel about two hours to reach the Depapre pier.
Then from the Depapre pier, tourists must take the sea route by speedboat for about 15 minutes.
The beauty of nature on Harlem Beach makes this tourist destination often touted as a ‘little paradise’ in Papua.
Harlem Beach has white sand and clear sea water graded according to its depth. Travelers can clearly see a variety of small and small marine life not far from the beach.
The clarity of the water in Harlem Beach makes this beach a suitable location for snorkeling. The atmosphere there is shady with many coconut trees to sago growing on the beach.
Harlem Beach also has a freshwater pool that is about 7 meters from the beach. On this beach, visitors can enjoy the moment of sunset.