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Sangalaki Island

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Turtles hatch on Sangalaki Island

Sangalaki Island is a small island that covers around 15 hectares in the Derawan Islands. This... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Green Turtle conservation island

Sangalaki is beautiful island with white sand and nice beach. We saw the green turtle eggs hatched... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Tanjung Tokong, Malaysia
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East Kalimantan, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sangalaki Island is a small island that covers around 15 hectares in the Derawan Islands. This island is one of the islands which is part of a series of Derawan Islands and also one of Indonesia's outer islands. Sangalaki Island is located in the northern...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank caeciliacandra
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Sangalaki is beautiful island with white sand and nice beach. We saw the green turtle eggs hatched from the sand hole (all eggs has been removed to new hole to protect it from predators). Bit by bit and then all babies came out, more and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank henrysusanti
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Thank you Sangalaki for this just great time. The diving is spectacular. the crew is great, the island a dream. simply perfect

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank R2rtw
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Nice beach with less people, you can see turtles town! They have several great diving spods! The beach breeze is very great.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JohanKinoshita
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Sangalaki is reached by a one hour boat ride from Derawan island. The island is famous for manta rays, and you can pretty much guarantee to see mantas if you spend a day here. I went to the island several times and saw mantas every...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Monkeys_Mum_and_Dad
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Sangalaki island can be reach by boat from derawan main island. there a turtle breeding in the island to preserve turtle from extinction.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank stefanuswisnu
Reviewed 11 July 2017

lying on the beach, snorkeling or diving.... combined with wonderfull creatures Somany things to enjoy. So just come here open your mind. We don't want to raise your expectation but make you curious.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank INKA97
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Sangalaki Island was one of the must see destination when you do island-hopping on your Derawan Paradise Trip. I did it this June with my family. During fair weather it took about one hour boat ride from Derawan Island to get to Sangalaki. Arrive in...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Adrianus D
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is a very quiet and beautiful island! I have never swam with so many manta rays in my life! Water was very clear and there was beautiful corals and lots of fish :)

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Dive Master G
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

when you came to derawan island, don't miss to visit sangalaki island with the boat. in this island, you will find captive turtles and beautiful beach,, the best time to visiting this island in afternoon, cause you will see gergous sunset šŸ˜Š

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank arie s
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10 September 2016|
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Response from ProfessorScuba |
Most people land at Tarakan, then take a boat. The scuba places generally have boats scheduled on the days that flights arrive in Tarakan. Malaysia Airlines flies from Tawau, MY to Tarakan, IN, three times weekly, on... More
26 May 2015|
Response from henrysusanti | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Check out Instagram of Indonesia Juara Trip. I went this tour agent, joined the group, chose my suitable date (options in every month), book my own ticket from Jakarta to Tarakan, return/direct. All will be taken care... More