Pagang Island

Padang, Indonesia

Pagang Island

Pagang Island is located in Bungus Teluk Kabung sub-district, Pesisir Selatan District, West Sumatra Province. The island is facing directly to Indian Ocean and is about thirteen kilometers from Padang city. The beach is quite beautiful with the presence of a amazing panorama of the green of Sumatra hills. It's added by the clean white sand and completed with clear blue water making the tourists who visit here can't wait to throw themselves into the sea.

In addition, there are many activities that you can do on this island, such as fishing, snorkeling to camping. Underwater scenery on this island is pretty good. There are also snorkeling equipment rental services provided here. Not only that, some inns are also available at this place. But for you who want to feel the thrill of camping on this island, tent rental services are also provided for tourists. The island is actually a transit point for the fishermen to rest for a while. There are some fishermen who live on this island. When you are hungry, you can as the fishermen a favor to make you food with cheaper cost.

Pagang Island

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Transport options Pagang Island

From the center of Padang city, you can go directly to Bungus Teluk Kabung sub-district or Port Muaro Padang or it could be heading to Port Bungus using ground vehicles. From this place you have to rent a boat to get to Pagang Island. Boat rental fee is quite expensive, therefore it is better for you to go in groups so the boat renting fee can be cheaper

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Padang Travel Guide


Padang is the capital of West Sumatera Province. This city is located on the western coast of Sumatra roughly in the middle of this huge island and the city is surrounded by many hills. Its citizens are mostly from the Minangkabau tribe who have a unique culture as can be seen from the building architecture and language. Padang is also known well for its food, especially the Padang Food which you can find everywhere in Indonesia. In 2009 an earthquake destroyed large parts of Padang, but since then Padang has been restored and ready for your visit.

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Flying to Padang

Padang is served by Minangkabau International Airport. Minangkabau International Airport is located about 25 km northwest from Padang. A taxi into the city from Minangkabau International Airport would cost IDR 100.000. Read more about Minangkabau International Airport or look for flights to Padang