Tanjung Bira – Selayar Tour Snorkeling Packages Trip

Overview

Selayar Regency or Selayar Island Regency is one of the tourist destinations at South Sulawesi Province which has lots of potential for nature tourism, culture and marine tourism that worth to visit. Selayar Island is a fascinating destination owing to its unique landscape, and its beautiful unspoilt beaches. The west side area of the island is mainly inhabited by fishermen, who live in small villages that continue to follow their traditions largely unaffected by western influences, most favorite place on the west side is Gusung Island or sometimes local people call it Pasi Island. This island is mostly visited by those who want to go diving, snorkeling

Itinerary

Tanjung Bira – Selayar Tour Snorkeling Packages, 5 Days / 4 Nights

Day 01 : Makassar Arrival – Tanjung Bira (LD).
Upon arrive at Sultan Hasanuddin Airport Makassar, meeting service and then transfer to local restaurant for Lunch. Afterwards continue trip to Tanjung Bira. The trip may take about 5 - 6 hour drive from Makassar. On the way we will stop to visit Tana Beru Village, This village well know as the Central of “Phinisi” boat maker or phinisi boat craftsmen. The Phinisi Boat is well-known as a means of traditional sea transportation amongst the Buginese people since many centuries ago. Here visitors will be amazed by the skill of the artisans for making the boat. They can made a very strong and luxurious ship only based on the experience and knowledge passed down from their ancestors, without using picture or even written sources. Upon arrive at Bira, check in hotel, free program. Dinner at local restaurant or at hotel/resort.

Day 02 : Bira – Selayar Tour (BLD).
After breakfast at hotel, check out then then leaving to the Bira harbor for crossing to Selayar Island by using ferry, the ferry trip may take about 2 hour plus continue drive about 2 hour from Pamatata harbor to Benteng City. Upon arrive at Benteng lunch at local restaurant then continue trip to visit Bitombang Old Village, its quite unique villages since the land topography is not flat as most land, so that has extremely high pole house for about 12 m high in the back side, while the front of the house is lower about 1 - 2 m high. The pole of the house usually use a high quality woods in Selayar traditional language call it "Batti/holasa", and the pole of the house can last for hundreds of years. Afterwards check in to hotel, dinner at local restaurant.

Day 03 : Selayar Island Snorkeling (BLD).
Simple Breakfast at the hotel, by ride wooden boat, today you will have time to visit Western area of Selayar Island, including Gusung Island or some people also call it with name Pasi Island where here we will found some beautiful beach, such as Liang Kareta beach, Jeneiya Beach and some more beach. Lunch will be served on the beach with simple style. Here we can do snorkeling, swim on clear crystal water or sunbathing. Afternoon back to hotel, dinner at local restaurant.
Please note : If we got poor weather on this day, we will move to East Coast to do snorkeling.
To explore the East Coast of Selayar Island, we can drive through Jammeng Village, and take boat trip to East coast area of Selayar, we will found many virgin beaches where no people stay there, all the beaches background by green mountains, we also will do snorkeling during the trip. Lunch will be served on the boat or at beach with simple style. Afternoon back to hotel, dinner at local restaurant.

Day 04 : Selayar – Makassar (BL).
Simple Breakfast at the hotel, early check out then leaving to Pamatata harbor to catch morning ferry for cross to Bira. Upon arrive at bira harbor, continue trip to Makassar. Lunch will be served en-route. Upon arrive in Makassar in the afternoon, check in hotel. Free program. Dinner personal account.

Day 05 : Makassar Transfer Out (B).
Buffet breakfast at hotel, check out then transfer to Sultan Hasanuddin Airport Makassar for your flight to next destination.

Price Including :

  • Accommodation
  • Private Transport with Air Condition
  • Car driver
  • English speaking Guide
  • Meals Fullboard (as itinerary)
  • All entrance fees
  • Ferry ticket Car and Passenger Bira - Selayar Return
  • Private Boat Selayar Island
  • Life jackets
  • Standard Snorkeling Equipment (Mask and Snorkel)
  • Mineral water along tour
  • Parking
  • Highway fees
  • Tax & Service

Price Excluding :

  • Air ticket & Airport Tax
  • Personal expenses (phone, mini bar, laundry)
  • Travel insurance
  • Juice drink / Beer at local restaurant, hotel
  • Tipping for Guide – Driver – Bellboy hotel
  • Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Diving Equipment
  • Airport porter
  • Optional tour

 


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