Mouse Island

Bengkulu, Indonesia

Mouse Island

Mouse Island (Pulau Tikus) is located near the city of Bengkulu, about 10 km from the city centre. It is a small island covered by rain forest surrounded by coral reefs rich in biological resources. The reefs and marine ecosystems are very fascinating. The clear water and beautiful coral rock makes this place an ideal spot for diving and snorkeling. Or you can indulge in your fishing hobby since there are many different types of fish hiding behind the rocks.

The white sand and sea conditions make this place at night a habitat for Hawksbill and green turtles who will also come to the beach to lay their eggs.

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Mouse Island can be reached after a 30 minutes boat ride from the beach town of Tread Padri near Bengkulu. There is not a regular boat service, you have to get one of the fishermen to take you to Mouse Island.

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Bengkulu Travel Guide


Bengkulu City is the capital of Bengkulu Province located on the western coastal of Sumatera Island. The city was first occupied by the English, before Before that Bengkulu was a part of Inderapura Kingdom and Kesultanan Banten. In the 19th century the city was transfered to the Dutch.

There were several ethnic kingdoms in Bengkulu such as Sungai Serut, Selebar, Pat Pethulai and Balai Buntar Kingdom.

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Flying to Bengkulu

Bengkulu is served by Fatmawati Soekarno Airport. Fatmawati Soekarno Airport is located about 14 km south from Bengkulu. A taxi into the city from Fatmawati Soekarno Airport would cost IDR 120.000. Read more about Fatmawati Soekarno Airport or look for flights to Bengkulu