Bogisa Island in North Gorontalo Regency, Gorontalo Province
Not all tourists realize that Gorontalo Province also has a small archipelago. The fact is several small islands reside in that region including the one called Bogisa Island. Well, in terms of location, this island is located in Moluo Village of Kwandang Sub-District. Also, it belongs to North Gorontalo Regency. Even though the popularity is inferior to Saronde, Cinta, and Lampu Island, Bogisa offers a distinct beauty to visitors. For the information, it is also considered as a new vacation spot there. The location is quite strategic, which is on the north of Saronde Island. Thus, tourists can conduct island hopping easily later.
As mentioned before, Bogisa Island or Lito Bogisa has a different allure as other nearby islands. The first thing to notice is definitely the serenity. This uninhabited island offers a perfect peaceful ambiance for visitors. Next, it has an amazing sea panorama, featuring crystal clear blue water. The shorelines also never cease to amaze tourists with its soft texture! Aside from that, this area is suitable to watch the stunning sunset in the afternoon. No obstacles or objects obstruct the view of the sun, after all.
Exploring Bogisa Island
The most common reason for visiting Bogisa Island is to enjoy the serenity. Tourists usually drop by either after or before visiting Saronde Island due to the close location, as well. Next, aside from the relaxation and enjoying the peaceful ambiance, visitors can do other things there. This includes beach walking! It is because the island offers exotic white sandy shorelines for everyone to explore. Not to mention the texture is quite soft, so tourists are able to walk on it comfortably! In fact, almost half of the island is covered by sand!
The best spot in Bogisa Island is located on a certain shoreline, having a width of about 101 meters and a length of about 454 meters. In this area, tourists usually enjoy sun views the best. These include the sunrise and sunset, actually. As long as visitors come at the right time during good weather, they would be able to watch those amazing natural phenomenon. Here is the tip. It is recommended to carry a camera and conduct photography there.
The next allure is the clarity of the sea. With this, tourists can swim and snorkel comfortably. It is because they can watch numerous sea creatures and corals underwater clearly. Well, for those who can’t swim, they should do other fun things instead. Here is an example. Tourists should carry a tent and conduct camping in Bogisa Island! They only need to choose the right spot in order to build a tent.
- Saronde Island
- Mohinggito Island
How to Get There
From Jakarta City, tourists can take an airplane at Soekarno – Hatta International Airport and head to Jalaluddin Airport in Gorontalo Province. During good weather, this flight may take around 3 hours at least. Next, from the airport, they must take Trans Sulawesi and Buol – Gorontalo Street. The destination is definitely Anggrek port. This trip may take about 5 minutes, as the distance is 36.4 km. Later, they only need to ride a boat and head to the island right away. This voyage may take about 3 hours or less.
Where to Stay
- Saronde Resort