BALURAN NATIONAL PARK

Baluran National Park is located in Situbondo Regency, East Java, Indonesia. It has a relatively dry climate and mainly consists of savanna (40%), as well as lowland forests, mangrove forests and hills, with Mount Baluran (1,247m) as its highest peak.[2]

Baluran National Park is situated at the north-eastern extremity of Java, close to the islands of Bali and Madura. The park is bordered by the Madura Strait to the north, the Bali Strait to the east, the river Bajulmati (Wonorejo village) to the west and the river Klokoran (Sumberanyar village) to the south. The park is a rough circle, with the extinct volcano, Baluran, at its centre.

The park is host to 26 species of mammals, including the endangered banteng, Sumatran dhole, Indian muntjac, Java mouse-deer, fishing cat, Javan leopard and Javan lutung. The banteng population decreased from 338 in 1996 to just 26 in 2012.

Nearest Destination

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Bama beach is located in east area, in Baluran National Park area. Here, you can see the original and virgin beach with its amazing scenery. Beside that you also can see mangrove forest, Bama spring and Mantingan spring. One of special moment here is that you can see monkey with the long tail (Macaca fascicularis) that fishing crabs with their long tail. If you pleasure to walk, you can pass the truck and you can see the beautiful panorama of Bama Beach on the height. This beach also equipped with tourism facilities, such as hotels, restaurants, and some of food merchants. Just with 15,000 Rupiahs per person you can spend the night in Bama Beach to enjoy the beautiful panorama at night here.