Pongkar beach is one of the recreational areas that most frequently visited by residents Karimun while enjoying holidays. Almost every Saturday and Sunday and National holidays, Pongkar beach that located in Pongkar village, Tebing districts , Karimun is often crowded by Travellers both from local and abroad.
The journey from downtoen Tanjung Balai Karimun to Pongkar Beach is about 30 - 40 minutes using land transportation such as bus, Private Cars, or Motorcycles.
Pongkar beach, which developed as one of the attractions in Karimun regency, has an area of approximately 100 hectares (1 km2) with the fascination of beautiful scenery and white and clean sandy beach. We can do picnic at this beach, playing at the fine sands, sunbathing or just hanging out with the nuance of sparkling blue ocean that meet the bluish stretching sky.
Furthermore, those who love banana boat can rent the boat for about Rp. 20.000 per person or do swimming at the sea. Around Pongkar Beach, there are also a kind of small lake where there are lot of fishes. Most visitors at this beach use the lake for fishing. Otherwise, you can go fishing at sea to get a different sensation. You can rent a local boat to do fishing at the sea, and no need to go far into the middle, because there will a lot of fish around this Pongkar beach. You are bored with fishing? Pongkar Beach is very rich in marine life. You can also do diving here, and enjoy the diversity of marine life.
How to get there :
The journey to Pongkar Beach is can be start from the City Center of Tanjung Balai Karimun for about 30 ~ 40 minutesby using public transportation such as Karimun bus, Private Cars, or Motorcycles.
To get into the Pongkar Beach, the visitors are required to pay the entrance fee for Rp. 10.000, - per vehicle (four-wheel). While for Motorcycles (two-wheeled) is charged Rp. 3.000, - per motorcycle for the entrance fee. The parking lot is provided large enough to accommodate tens and hundreds Cars and Motorcycles.