Unravelling the natural charm of Pasumpahan Island, West Sumatra, Indonesia

Netgenz - Destinations West Sumatra | Hello friends, on this occasion we will discuss the topic of the province of West Sumatra, namely the Unravelling the natural charm of Pasumpahan Island, West Sumatra, Indonesia. Natural attractions themselves are a suitable place to spend vacation time and unwind from daily activities, especially for someone who doesn't like crowds. Given that the Provinces of Aceh and North Sumatra are no less interesting than their natural destinations, read Destinations in Aceh. And more about the Best Tourist Attractions in North Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Here Is Unraveling the natural charm of Pasumpahan Island, West Sumatra, Indonesia

Unraveling the natural charm of Pasumpahan Island, West Sumatra, Indonesia

Unraveling the natural charm of Pasumpahan Island, West Sumatra, Indonesia



The island is famous among tourists for its natural beauty. The distant impression, clear sea surface, coral reefs that are still awake, plus a stretch of white sand and green palm trees make Pasupahan a tourist destination for you. According to local folklore, Pasumpahan Island is the setting for the legend of Malin Kundang who was cursed by his mother to be stone. It is said that on this island Malin Kundang was cursed to be a stone. After being cursed, Malin Kundang's body turned to stone on Banana Island, Air Manish Beach. That's why 'pasumpahan' (swear) became the name of this island. Pasumpahan Island is administratively included in the waters of Bungus Bay, Kabung District, Padang City, West Sumatra. It is located about 200 meters from Sikuai Island.



Natural Charm

Natural Charm

Natural Charm



When visiting Pasumpahan, forget for a moment your routine by sunbathing on the white sand. Then you can snorkel among the coral and ornamental fish that live on this island. The water currents around the island are quite calm allowing you to swim around the island. The water in Pasumpahan seems to be divided into three. Clear at the edges, green in front, and blue in the middle. On this night the sand if we stir into the water will emit light. You can pitch your tent on this island and enjoy camping in the peacefulness of a tropical paradise. Don't forget to bring your camera when you come to Pasumpahan. The natural beauty of this island is a shame if you don't capture it. If you have an underwater camera, around the waters of this island you can photograph red lionfish, turtles, and various ornamental fish in their natural habitat.



Transportation and Accommodation

Transportation and Accommodation

Transportation and Accommodation



Pasumpahan Island is located on the South Coast of West Sumatra, approximately 45 km from the city of Padang. From the city center, you first use a motorized vehicle towards Bungus Harbor, precisely Pisang Beach. The entrance to Banana beach is through the alley after the Pertamina base. From here, use a canoe for IDR 30 thousand round-trips. Bungus Port is also passed by public transportation from Pasar Raya, Padang City. The fare is IDR 5,000, the blue angkot 437 goes directly to the Bungus route. Pasumpahan Island does not have lodging for tourists. Most choose to camp in the middle of the island by using a tent. If camping is not to your taste, at Bungus harbor there is an inn called Tin Tin Homestay which provides tours to nearby islands, including Pasumpahan for 250 thousand per person.

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