Sukamade turtle beach
Melampa.com – Sukamade beach is one of the most visited tour destination in Banyuwangi, it located at the area of intensive use zones of Meru Betiri National Park (TNMB), approximately 97 km to the southwest of the city of Banyuwangi, precisely located within the territory of Sukamade Hamlet, Village Barongan, Pesanggaran district, Banyuwangi regency, East Java, Indonesia. The beach has a huge potential for ecotourism activities, many activities that can be done are to observe nesting turtles, hatchlings release, bird watching, camping, observation rafflesia flowers, and canoeing.
This beach is also natural habitat of green turtles where they lay their eggs. In this place, tourists can witness directly the activities of turtle are released to the beach. In this place there is also a semi-natural hatchery to incubate turtle eggs that have been collected by the clerk. Travelers can actively participate in turtle conservation efforts by following the release of hatchlings into the sea activities after hatching on semi-natural hatching.
At night, the turtles will emerge from the sea to the beach to lay their eggs. This sight that awaited by tourists, especially foreign tourists. Usually visitors are not allowed to turn on the light and make noise for observing turtles are laying eggs, turtle nesting process itself takes approximately 3 hours of riding to the beach to return to the sea.
- Guest house
- Turtles eggs Hatchery
- Camping ground
- Solar cell