Sukamade Beach Banyuwangi East Java also known as the paradise of flora and fauna, Sukamade known as the place for turtle layed eggs. most visitors coming to this coast only aim to see directly the turtles lay eggs, see turtle breeding and follow the activities of Baby turtle release to the sea.
This place is one of the main beach destination of the three main tourist destinations in Banyuwangi beside of Plengkung Beach and Ijen Crater. These three sights become the mainstay of Banyuwangi tourism sector or known as Triangle Diamonds Because the location of Sukamade Cost, Plengkung Beach and Ijen Crater straight connecting and form a triangle.
This beautifull destination located in Meru Betiri National Park area, located in the direction of Rajekwesi and Teluk Hijau Beach. If you have reached the Green Bay and have enough time, unfortunately if not all continue the trip to Sukamade beach Banyuwangi. The distance is only about 15KM more. Although the distance is relatively close, but it takes about 2 hours to reach it, given the rocky road terrain and must pass through the river, very promising adventure challenging adrenaline.
Sukamade is a giant spawning turtle from the Indian Ocean and Pacific. This can not be separated from the isolated Sukamade, so that turtles can lay eggs more safely, less human disturbance and their habitats are preserved.
The typical turtle on Sukamade beach able landed 80 tails in one day begin evening until morning, but recently the number continues less into a dozen tails only, Because many sailors around this place installing lights very much on his vessel until makes the waters area become bright. As a result the turtle becomes afraid to land because it does not like a light brightness. Therefore, on the beach have forbidden to turn on the lights so that the condition of the beach remains pitch black to make the condition as natural as possible for turtles landed.
There are four kind of turtle nesting in Sukamade Beach Banyuwangi namely Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas), Hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), Slugak Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea), and Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriaceae).
According to the WWW (World Wide Fund for Nature) research report, Green Turtle is the most commonly nested in Sukamade Shore. Therefore this area called as the best green turtle landing place in Indonesia.
Sukamade Beach turtle is still in Banyuwangi tourism range, Most visitors normally combined Sukamade beach tour with other nature tourism like Ijen Crater tour and Mount Bromo tour package, If You are curious to know about nature tourism combination in East Java Island, You can visit Our Contact.