Semiun Island is an outermost Indonesia’s island that located in the Natuna sea or part of the South China Sea, bordering with Malaysia and Vietnam. Semiun Island is a territory of Payang Village, Natuna regency, Riau Islands province.
The island is formed in hilly shaped and on the side of the island there is a lighthouse. The island is an uninhabited island and only occupied by the lighthouse keeper. To reach Semiun island is quite difficult because there are no boats or ships that regularly sail to the island. The island is accessible by boat or a fishing boat from the island, which actually takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes by boat with an average speed of 5-7 knots.
The topography in Semiun island is a hill with steep rugged beaches. The depth of the waters around the island are 1-5 meters and its depth increases with increasing distance from the island, to a depth of over 10 meters.
How to get there:
Semiun Island is part od Natuna Islands and one of the outermost islands in Indonesia. To reach this island, we can first reach Natuna then we go to the Island by using speed boat or rented boat. While to reach Natuna can be done by:
Flights to / from Natuna:
From Batam You can use the airline Wings Air through Hang Nadim International Airport. The mileage to Ranai Airport takes 1 hour and 30 minutes.
TANJUNG PINANG :
From Tanjung Pinang you can use the airline Sky Aviation through the international airport Raja Haji Fisabilillah. The long flight from Tanjung Pinang towards Ranai Airport is 1 hour 30 minutes.
Crossings to / from Natuna
TANJUNG PINANG :
The trip to Natuna also can be done by using sea lanes, using KM Bukit Raya. You can take a trip through Port Sri Bintan Pura (Tanjung Pinang) to the Port Penagi (Natuna) for 2 days 1 night trip.
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