The three entrance points for visitors to Ujung Kulon
National are Taman Jaya, Peucang Island and Handeuluem Island. Two less visited
regions, Panaitan Island and Gunung Honje Range,
can be reached from these entrance Points or direct from Labuan
The village of Tamanjaya, where the road down the
coast line ends, is just side the park boundary. This is the main entry point
for trekking into the park and visiting Handeuleum Island
This pleasant village provide into kampong life and offers both short and long
walks in Gunung Honje area and the south coast. Boat trips to Handeuleum and Peucang Islands can be made from Tamanjaya.
WALK AND TRIP
This short walk meadering through Tamanjaya village and paddy fields leads to a
hot spring just inside the park just inside the park boundary.
KALEJETAN WALK TRIP
The trail to Kalajetan passes through forest holding a variety of wildlife
including pigs, squirrels and monkeys. at the south coast the camping area and
guard post overlook the wave swept sandy shores of Kalejetan and bateng grazing
grounds. crocodiles are also found in nearby lagoon and rhino are occasionally
sighted in this region. this very pleasant walk provides both forest and shores
Handeuleum Island Trip
West across Welcome Bay by local fishing boat is Handeuleum Island amongst aa
group of small island off the Ujung Kulon Peninsula.
PEUCANG ISLAND AREA
The unique and delightful island of Peucang lies in cleasr blu waters off the
north western coastline of Ujung Kulon Peninsula. Itswhite sand beaches and
coral reff shores hold a fascinating world of marine life while Peucang's
impressive forest shelters an abundance of wildlife, some of which graze and play
around the lodges. Opposite Peucang Island across a 800 meters cannel is the
Ujng Kulon Peninsula with a wide variety of attractions.
SWIMMING AND DIVING
Peucang Island's beach is superb for swimming and shallow snorkeling reefs are
also found all along the shore, for deeper snorkeling there are coral reefs to
the east, midway between the island and mainland. Scuba diving areas are also
found to the west and at several other locations off Peucang Island.
WALK AND TRIPS
Karang Copong Walk
This pleasant walk north on peucang Island passes through towering forest to a
rock archway beyond which are the reef pools of Karang Copong. The trail leads
to the top of a bluff overlooking the reef from where spectacular tropical
sunset can be seen. From this point an alternative trail return to the lodges.
Citerjun Teracces Trip
Located to the north esast on the mainland peninsula is calcified terraces and stalactites
created by the waters the citerjun. These are remnants of the once spectacular
formations recorded by early mariners that were destroyed by Krakatau tidal
waves of 1883.
Cidaon Grazing Ground Trips
situated on Peninsula opposite Pucang Island, this large grassland with an
observation tower is grazing ground for banteng, pigs, monkey, peafowl and on very
rate occasions Java Rinoceros. Early morning or evening are the best times to
Ciujung River Trip
Just to the east of Cidaon the waters of the Ciujungkulon form a canoe able
route through overhanging nypa a swampland.
From Cidaon the trail south through magnificent rain forest, crosses a low
saddle, join the river Cibunar the continues to clearing and rock ramps on the
south coast. just western ward are the cibunar river mouth and the park guard
post. Monkey, bantemg, pigs and the track of rhino are often seen on this trail
and it provides a excellent profile of the park's vegetation.
there are two ways of reaching Tanjung Layar. From those choosing the shorter
walk. the boat travels 3 km west to Peninsula shore a Cibom. At Cibom are
remains of a proposed naval port that was begun in 1808 and than abandoned
because of hardships and political un heavily, and nearby shelter contains
information about they region. The trail followers the coastline west passing
the currecnt lighthouse. from this tower are spectacular views of the rugged headlandsâ€™
and island below( permission must be obtained from lighthouse staff to enter
the property and to clip the lighthouse tower. The route continues to the ruins
of early building from where a stairway climbs 40 m bluff to Tanjung Layar
Historical Site where two previous lighthouses and staff quarters were
constructed in 1800's.
Tanjung Layar (Via Cidaon)
The longer walk to Tanjung Layar involves a short boat ride to Cidaon river
opposite Peucang Island. The trail follows the shores westward through coastal
rain forest to Cibom and continues along the coast to the historical site.
Walk and Trip
Alter taking a boat to Cibom the direct route to Ciramea travel thought the
forest to a shelters at the south and follow the shore through rocky inletts
and coastal forest to the northern end af ciramea bach. Either of these routes
can be used for a return trip.
HANDEULEUM ISLAND AREA
Situated among a group of small islands just off the north eastern coast of the
Ujung Kulon Peninsula, the Handeuleum island area offers river experiences with
a variety of forest, wildlife and wetland in peace full location away from the
main tourist routes.
Walk and Trip
This short forest walk across the island, the home of monkeys
and deer, has views of Peninsula coastline and adjacent island.
Cigenter Grazing Ground
There several ways
of reaching the grazing grounds and the most direct is by boats to a jetty near
the Cigenter river mouth although alternatives routes through the forrest can
be more interesting. The grazing ground's wildlife include banteng, pigs, deer,
peafowl and tunneling birds .
Cigenter River Trip
Canoe trips up the Cigenter River are somewhat influenced by tides and trees
across the river and if conditions are right the canoes can travel deep into
the forest. The cigenter's waters meander thought dense overhanging rain
forest, the habitat of pythons and hornbills where crocodiles and rhinos may
also de seen on rare occasions. The charm of this river lies in its tranquile,
Beyond the grazing grounds are dry season routes through the forest in the
region between the Cigenter and Cikembeumbeum rivers. The attractions include a
massive fig tree, popular with wild life, which extend over a wide area. Animal
treks in the stream beds and wetlands of this region record wildlife activity
and rhino and leopard tracks are often seen.
Cikabeumbeum and Cihandeuleum Rivers Trip
South east of Handeuleum Island are three enchanting river outlets and their
lower reaches can be explored by boat an high tide. From these forest of the
sea come strange cloning sounds created by crabs and beyond are the silent
PANAITAN ISLAND AREA
Panaitan's hill rise from pristine forest with wildlife of deer, pig, monkey,
crocodiles, monitor lizards large pythons and a wide variety of bird life on
the ancient Hindu statues on the summits of gunung Raksa. Panaitan Island's
rugged coastline and wide sandy beaches shelters several scuba diving reef and
created exceptional surfing waves
SURFING AND DIVING
There several good scuba diving location off Panaitan island's northern and
eastern shores including the reef of Batu Pitak near Lagon Butun but diving
around Panaitan Island is not recommended for beginners
Gunung Rakasa Walk
From Citambuyung the trail climb to Hindu statue of ganesha and lingam symbol
of Shiva on the summit of Gunung Raksa. These statue date from the pre-Islamic period
in Indonesia n history and the ganesh statue is of particular interest as it is
unlike others found in Indonesia.
Lagon Sabini Walk
From Lagoon B Butun the trail crosses north west the Lagoon Bajo an a beach
rout continues to white sandy beach, reefs and swamp of Lagoon Sabini at the
head of Teluk Kasuaris.
GUNUNG HONJE AREA
The slopes of this range are the habitats of endangered Java gibbon and variety
of Animal and birdlife. The villages in this region are seldom visited by
tourist and provide insights into traditional Sudanese life.
WALK AND TRIP
Gunung Honje Walk
The climb of Mt. Honje begins near Tamanjaya at Cimenteng and accent through
the forest to the summit with views of Welcomes Bay ant the Ujung Kulon
Cegog via Ranacecet
Beyond Cibadak the road becomes a motorbike or walking track passing through
several kamung to the remote coastal village on Rancecet an Cegog at the south
eastern corner of Ujung Kulon.