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Beautiful Things to Do in Kai Island – Unforgettable Holiday

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Baer Island

Kai Island is located in Southeast Maluku. There are some things to do in Kai Island, here are the choices.

  • Enjoying sunset at Ngur Sarnadan Beach

Ngur Sarnadan BeachThe first things to do in Kai or Kei Island is visiting the Ngur Sarnadan Beach. Ngur Sarnadan Beach is located in Ohoililir, Kei Kecil, Southeast Maluku, Maluku.

This beach offers you the beauty of its sand and its sunset time. The clear view of the beach will let you to sit on the sand and enjoy the sunset. There are some coconut trees around the beach and some boats you can use to enjoy the blue sea. If you are hungry, you can directly go to the nearest café which is run by the local citizen. Put your camera on, then take many good pictures with good views here!

Open Hours and Ticket Price

Coming to Ngur Sarnadan Beach costs for about Rp 5000,- to Rp 25.000.- depending on the vehicle you use. You don’t need to pay for the ticket here but if you decide to use the facilities such as mat, you have to pay for Rp 10.000.- to Rp 25.000.- for renting the mat while you are sitting here and enjoying the sunset. The beach opens from morning to night.

How to Get There

It is quite complicated when you travel to Maluku or the islands around this province. If you want to visit Ngur Sarnadan Beach you have to fly to Langgur Airport from Pattimura Airport in Ambon.

After you arrive at Langgur Airport, you can find the rent car and the price depends on the car and the negotiation with the driver for going to Ngur Sarnadan Beach or you can go by public transportation such as mini bus. You have to pick the mini bus carefully and fast because the route is limit. It is better if you take the rent car and motorcycle. Here’s more enchanting spots Things to Do in Bidadari Island Jakarta

  • Swimming, Diving, and Snorkeling at Baer or Bair Island
Baer Island

Baer Island

The second things to do in Kai Island is visiting and enjoying Baer Island. If you really love swimming, diving, and snorkeling you had better come to this beautiful island called Baer Island.

This island is located in northernmost from Kei Island in the Dullah Laut, Tual City, Maluku and has the neighbor island called Maas Island. This island provides the lagoon with the blue sea and the big rocks which is decorated with the trees and grass. You can enjoy the blue sea and play with the fish and other marine biotas by diving and snorkeling here.

You can also take pictures on the rocks and the bridges between the rocks which is made by the local citizen. The boats are also provided by the local citizen for going around the island. Here’s more enchanting spots Best Islands in Thousand Islands Jakarta

Open Hours and Ticket Price

There is no open hours for this island. Approximately the island will open from morning to afternoon because of the lack of the electricity.

You can start coming to this place in the morning so that you can enjoy the blue sea until the afternoon comes. There is no ticket price for entering the island except if you want to stay at the hostel or rent the boat to come here.

How to Get There

If you want to visit Baer Island, you can start your trip from Tual City. The trip will spend 1 hour to reach Baer Island by boat. You can rent the boat starting from Rp 700.000.- to Rp 5.000.000,- depending on the facilities and the type of the boat. Here’s more enchanting spots Things to Do in Pahawang Island

  • Enjoying the Traditional Cuisines
Asar Fish

Asar Fish

Each island must have their own traditional cuisine. Kai Island has lots of different cuisines to try. You can try the traditional cuisines of Kai Island in the nearest restaurant around Kai Island. There are some famous traditional cuisines of Kai Island such as Lad (the stir-fry of seaweed), Embal (the cassava waffle), Asar Fish (the smoked fish), and Langar cake (the fried cassava mixed with coconut milk cake). The restaurants you can visit to enjoy the cuisines are Lina_Market in Dian region, Rumah Makan Saer David in Kolser region, and Rumah Makan Fair in Ohoijang Watdek region. Here’s more enchanting spots Good and Bad Things About Bali Island Indonesia

  • Strolling Around the City in Desa Adat Tanimbar (Tanimbar Village)
Tanimbar Village Traditional House

Tanimbar Village Traditional House

Things to do in Kei Island offers not only the beaches but also its beauty places in another island of Kai Island.

If you want to know about Kai you can visit Desa Adat Tanimbar, a village which offers the culture of Maluku People. You can enjoy and take pictures with the traditional houses, traditional cuisines of Kai Island, seeing some stuff from ex-colonies in Kai Island and if you are lucky you can see the traditional ceremony which is held. The village is located in Tanimbar Island at the west Kei Island. Here’s more enchanting spots Things to Do in Alor Island

Open Hours and Ticket Price

Desa Adat Tanimbar (Tanimbar Village) opens 24 hours but you better come in the morning so that you can enjoy the beauty of the village near the sea. The village has no ticket price but it provides the places to stay and you can rent them to stay there.

How to Get There

If you decide to visit this village, Desa Adat Tanimbar can be reached by the sea trip. The trip will take 3 until 4 hours from Kai Kecil Island in Debut Sub-District. If you have arrived in this village, you won’t regret after you spend such time to get here.

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