Susuk Pond in Belu Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province


Visiting Belu Regency of East Nusa Tenggara Province is indeed a nice idea. It is because tourists may find lots of beautiful places to visit during the trip later. For example, there is a unique pond called Susuk in Kakuluk Mesak Sub-District. The exact location is in Dualaus Village, actually. From Atambua City, the distance is only 17 km. The real question is what makes the pond popular and interesting. For villagers, it provides a significant function on where the locals look for fishes, crabs, shrimps, etc. For tourists, the pond becomes a nice Indonesia site to spend a peaceful family recreation, though.

The Nuance
It is true the pond is famous among the locals. However, no one knows the exact history regarding when and how the pond was formed. What these people know is that the pond has been there for decades and it was formed naturally. In terms of name, Susuk or Susu means milk. It is because the ray of the sun reflects beautifully on the pond, creating a white color which is similar to milk. Thanks to the white sand of the landscape. Not to mention the pond is surrounded by lush mangroves, which make the site shady and comfortable. However, lots of mosquitos may cause discomfort to tourists there. Another meaning of Susuk is a mosquito, actually. No wonder, the locals gave such name to the pond.

Exploring Susuk Pond
As mentioned before, the locals take advantage of Susuk Pond to look for fishes and other water creatures daily. Thanks to the abundant amount of them. What about tourists? They can do many fun activities there including relaxation, family recreation, photography, and exploration. Unfortunately, they are not allowed to swim in it. For those who love exploration, they can get around the site and see numerous types of animals including local monkeys, bats, and much more!

For the information, Susuk Pond is located in on a hill so tourists should spend some efforts to get up there. Have no worries. The route is easy and there is even a giant sign with the name of the pond on it. That means everyone is able to find the site easily. Instead of wandering around the pond, tourists can simply sit on available gazebos that scatter near to the pond. During relaxation, they can even eat lunch with families in a comfortable manner. Still, they must take care of the trash later.

According to the Indonesia’s local government, Susuk Pond will be utilized as a place to cultivate shrimps and milkfishes. They also want to introduce the historical value of the site to more people. The purpose is none other than to attract more tourists to visit the location.

Nearby Attractions

  • Berluli Beach
  • Afuik Beach
  • Rai Katar Beach

How to Get There
The distance between Kupang City in Indonesia and Susuk Pond is 291 km. That means it may take around 6 hours and 48 minutes to get to the location. It is indeed a long trip, but it becomes faster if tourists take Nasional Trans Timor Street. The prime destination is Dualaus Village where the pond resides, actually.

Where to Stay

  • Timor Hotel
  • Permata Hotel
  • Paradiso Hotel


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