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15 Picturesque Things to Do in Cilegon Banten

by Yoga Adi

Good morning everyone, back here again with us again to talk much more about the great things you can find within our great country Indonesia. You maybe already knew about the area of Banten, which is located not too far from capital city of Jakarta. You can find so many things to do in Banten, they all look so fantastic and wonderful to be visited and explored. But now, we will go to the other location in Banten province called Cilegon.

Many people know about the name of Cilegon, the busy path of Banten. But not so many know about the attractions in there, which very refreshing in the busy activities. Yeah, there are so many natural spots you can enjoy there like the islands, the beaches, and the other stuff you can seek by yourself by using this useful guide. So, without further talking, let’s see what are those eye-opening attractions in things to do in Cilegon Banten Indonesia

1. Kepala Tujuh Beach

In the first place we have the Kepala Tujuh beach which also becoming one of the icons of Cilegon area. The beach located on the area of Merak island, just meters from there. This beach is so beautiful by its blue clear sea, really charming one and inviting us to go swimming in it. Well, you should try the water there because it’s the beast and very refreshing you could ever feel in the hot Banten area.

You can chill up in the beach by either seeing how magnificent the beach is, or relaxing under the tree. You can notice some ships come and go on the horizon, they’re basically the cargo ships or maybe the ships of fishermen. But regardless of what the types of the ships are, they making the sea more lively by their existence.

  • Opening Hours : Always opens
  • Entry Ticket : Rp15.000,-

2. Merak Besar Island

Then, the other island we can talk about is the Merak Besar island, which is the biggest and iconic island of all things to do in Serang. Nothing much to do here except enjoying all the thing included on the island like the coconut trees, the smooth sand, and the clear sea water just for you. You can go there easily by catching the ships in the harbor nearby which will cost you with such an affordable price.

Well, enjoying the island is the way you should do and thinking. You can think about the possible actions you can do there like camping, diving, or some other fun activities. Make your holiday in Merak Island by the accompaniment of your mates. Be sure to prepare the fun things, maybe a soccer ball or volley bay to make your holiday in there more exciting.

  • Opening Hours : Opens everyday
  • Entry Ticket : There’s no entry ticket

3. Merak Kecil Island

After the big one, here’s the small one. The lil’ bro of Merak Besar island also worth notice place in the list of things to do in Cilegon Banten. One can do the complete journey by exploring the Merak Besar and Merak Kecil in one swoop. The big one swoop of course. After your arrival upon the Merak Besar island, you can slightly making up some efforts to go to the next island, its brother.

Basically the things you can do in Merak Besar island also can be done in here, nothing much differences can be found from both of them. But, visiting this place may fulfill your curiosity about the well known island beside Merak Besar. Also, completing the tour is always satisfying.

  • Opening Hours : Opens everyday
  • Entry Ticket : There’s no entry ticket

4. Batu Lawang Mountain

The next location is the wonderful mountain that exist in the area of Cilegon Banten. If you curious about it, you can check it by its address at Batu Lawang street, Gerem, Grogol, Cilegon. You can notice it so easily by looking at how high it is. You can ask the people around if you get lost, hopefully you’ll not.

So, the mountain is the best spot to see the beautiful panorama of Cilegon city, from atop the mountain. Even though the city itself looks very small in your eyes, you can check other beautiful stuff in here like panorama around for example. You can bring your binocular though if you have any, to get a better vision of Cilegon city.

  • Opening Hours : Opens everyday
  • Entry Ticket : Around Rp10.000,-

5. Anyer Beach

Maybe some of you already knew about this beach. Anyer beach also one of the beautiful beach out there, maybe more beautiful than beaches in Jakarta. The Anyer beach which located on Serang is the most famous beach in all around the Banten area. You can notice that the beauty of the beach itself is second to none, it’s so exclusive and also very affordable at the same time. Yeah, every people can come to this beach, even though they’re not rich people.

The entry ticket are considered insane considering the amount of good benefits you can get from the beach. You can enjoy the beach in its own way, or you can relaxing in a bungalow around. You can choose what activity you will do in the first place. Whatever it is, just make sure you can have all the fun memories included in the beach, don’t spare any one of them.

  • Opening Hours : Always opens
  • Entry Ticket : Rp15.000,-

6. Arum Swamp

In the sixth place we have the Arum Swamp. Maybe some of you imagine the swamp as the worst place on the planet, with its dirty and bad smell it has. But this Arum swamp is far away from that. You’ll get the view of the swamp you’ve never seen before. This swamp also has the same beauty as the swamp inside the National Park in things to do in Palangkaraya .

So, in the swamp you can find this very big lake filled with many fishes and vegetations. The water is very clear, you can even see the fishes on the bottom, under your boat. Better to travel there by either bicycle or motorcycle, because the path leading to the swamp is really small.

  • Opening Hours : Always opens
  • Entry Ticket : No opening hours

7. Mount Batur

This mount Batur is not the one in the things to do in Bangli. But this one is beautiful mountain inside the area of Cilegon Banten. Maybe some of you already know about this mountain, thanks to its tall physical appearance, making everyone can take a look at its beauty.

This one mountain of Batur looks so epic, we can take a look at it in the high hilly areas in Cilegon Banten, not so hard to find them. Then, you can witness the greatness of Mount Batur right in front of you eyes. It’s really epic.

  • Opening Hours : Opens everyday
  • Entry Ticket : No opening hours

8. Pulorida Beach

The next beach we can found in Cilegon area is this Pulorida beach which located on Tamansari area. Ring a bell, doesn’t it? The name Pulorida is like the parody of the beach in America, Florida. Even though the founder of the name is unknown, the name Pulorida make the beach got high level of enthusiasm from the people around the Banten area.

They’re so curious about how beautiful the beach is, is there any similarities between the beach in here and the beach in Florida? Well, the differences can’t be more detail because of you can find the way truly enjoy the beach in both of them. But in here, the beach is rather more quiet than the beach out there.

  • Opening Hours : Always opens
  • Entry Ticket : Rp10.000,-

9. Krakatau Country Club

In the ninth list, we have a country club to you, the Krakatau Country Club. Usually, the country club is a place of the combination of cowboy lifestyle with culinary. But in here, they successfully add an element of water inside the place. The place is located in the area of Purwakarta district, Cilegon city.

Inside, you can find this water ride that can be enjoyed by people. Because of that, the place reaches its fame in a short time, because that is the unique country club. More unique, more people will love it.

  • Opening Hours : Opens everyday from 7 am – 6 pm
  • Entry Ticket : Rp10.000 parking ticket

10. Batu Gambir Hill

On the last place we have the Batu Gambi Hill. The hill is a perfect place to take a look at the natural views of the mountains around Cilegon area. Plus, you can do another activity like camping for example, it’s not prohibited.

To enter the place, you can ask the permission first in the entry way, and paying some “parking ticket” for your vehicle, and the you can just enter the place without worry. As long as it’s not a bad activity, you can do anything you want inside the place.

  • Opening Hours : Always opens
  • Entry Ticket : Rp10.000,-

Other attractions in Cilegon Banten Indonesia :

  1. Sumur Beach, another wonderful beach of Cilegon
  2. Teletubbies Hills, the trip to the famous hill of our childhood
  3. Tukung Gedhe Mount Conservtaion, a trip to the most chill area in Banten
  4. Metro Cilegon swimming pool, be happy with your kids in this simple pools
  5. Oregano Cafe, best place to hang out with friends in the evening

That’s it our the things to do in Cilegon Banten. Do you agree with our mentioned list above? Better check the place out if you want to find the other beautiful attractions there, may you have a  spectacular holiday on the Cepu area in Banten. Be sure to check your time always to make sure that all the attractions can be visited in a time. Maybe you want to plan it now, because there are so many stuff to explore here, good luck!

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