Durai island is located in the South China Sea and lies precisely in Palmatak district, Anambas Regency, Riau Islands. It has a beautiful natural scenery in the form of white sand and this is a habitat for leatherback turtles (Dermocheyls coriacea). Durai island is always filled with turtles in the afternoon so that it is no wonder when Durai Island is used as the Turtle Conservation Tourism.
Since the year 2009 until the year 2012, the nature conservation in Durai island has been managed properly by the Oil and Gas Primer Oil company in Durai Island, Palmatak District. Even in that period is already released 163.953 hatchlings or baby turtles to the natural habitat in the Conservation Area.
Besides being a place of conservation and natural habitats for sea turtles, the island is also has another feature that is underwater panorama wich has beautiful and fascinating sceneries such as coral reefs, reef fish and marine life. This place is also a very nice place to do water sports such as diving, snorkeling, and swimming,
Durai island is can be reached from Batam by air with pioneering Sky Aviation flight that will takes about 2 hours drive. Next to the harbor for about 2 km. From the port, you can use speedboat to the Port of Tarempa that takes about 1.5 hours. Then from Port Tarempa towards Durai island by boat or speedboat takes approximately 1.5 hours.
interesting to see the turtles roam free in the white sand on Durai Island? Spending time for a vacation with friends or family to this conservation Island will enchanting you more.