Baluran National Park Situbondo, Little Africa in Indonesia

Helloindonesia.id – No need to go far to Africa to enjoy the savanna scenery. We can find it in Indonesia, precisely in Baluran National Park, East Java. Tourist attractions in Situbondo Regency are very exotic, can be an unforgettable adventure location.

The park which is located on the east end of Java Island is nicknamed Little Africa. Here, visitors can find extensive savannas complete with flocks of wild animals that live off, reminding us of wild life on the African continent. The vast meadow is called Sabana Bekol.
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Peacocks pass through the fields of Sabana Bekol in Baluran National Park.

Peacocks pass through the fields of Sabana Bekol in Baluran National Park. (Photo: BETWEEN PHOTOS / M Agung Rajasa)

Many people come to this place because of its natural beauty. Not to mention the background of Mount Baluran which makes the scenery on Sabana Bekol look even more beautiful. This national park is very suitable as a photo spot, including pre-wedding events. Its unique natural scenery makes us look like abroad.

Besides enjoying its natural beauty, visitors can also enjoy underwater paradise with snorkeling at Bama Beach. The white sand beach has clean and clear water

Baluran National Park is located in Wonorejo Village, Banyuputih District, Situbondo. Although administratively located in Situbondo, but the place is closer to Banyuwangi.

This National Park is also rich in biodiversity, has a collection of around 444 distinctive plant species, 26 species of mammals, and 155 species of birds. This 25 thousand hectare area also has marine tourism sites and migratory bird observation sites.

In Sabana Bekol a viewing post is provided that visitors can use to observe wild animals. Therefore, Baluran National Park can be a means of natural education for families.

A herd of deer bask in Bekol savanna in Baluran National Park. (Photo: BETWEEN PHOTOS / M Agung Rajasa)

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