Lake Labuan Cermin is one charming destination located in Biduk-Biduk village, Berau district, Kalimantan Timur Province. This lake is managed under Lekmalamin (Lembaga Masyarakat Labuan Cermin/Labuan Cermin Society Organization). It’s Lekmalamin who mantain and take care of this destination’s beauty in order to be able to be enjoy by many visitors.
Although Borneo is famous for its forest of the Woods, you don’t worry. For Labuan to Lake mirror (labuan cermin), when you come from outside of the island, could use a national airline with the objective of Tanjung Redep, capital of Berau Regency. Usually the destination Airport plane Kalimarau in Berau will transit in advance at Spinggan Airport, Balikpapan and will then proceed to the airport Kalimarau, Berau Regency.
Then, after you land and get to the Regency of Berau, you can use the services of car travel from Berau towards Biduk-biduk with a mileage of about approximately 4-5 hours. We recommend that you travel it ordered earlier in order to facilitate the day of your trip. For the range of the cost of travel, we take the cheapest price at the time of Rp. 130,000.0/person, you should set up more funds, because it was feared that the price of services of the travel have gone up along with the rise in fuel prices.
Once you travel around 6-7 hours, you will get in the biduk-biduk. In thebiduk, you’ll be treated to the beautiful landscape with a long beach. Then to the Lake you simply Mirror Labuan (labuan cermin) heading towards the village of Labuan kelambu, there you will be greeted with the words ‘ Welcome to Labuan Marine tourism area of the mirror Lake Two Sense ‘(‘Selamat Datang di Kawasan Wisata Bahari Labuan Cermin Danau Dua Rasa’.).
After that you will walk to the wooden bridge to rent a boat used to transport you across towards your destination, Labuan Lake mirror. One-way fare is Rp. 100,000 we recommend you prepare more funds. Around the wooden bridge it, where you rent a boat, is also rent tools, such as the swim buoys, snorkle, frog legs, etc. Tips to save on costs, we recommend that you bring your own gear, so no need to hire again.
Travel to Lake Labuan Mirror continued with boats for rent last for several minutes. Enjoy the sights during the journey. When you are lucky, you will see some of the turtles swim tail and occasionally come to the surface of the water, as well as other aquatic animals. You can see the water biota in a clear, because the water is so clear.
The water color is the gradation of dark blue, light blue, white and green. Just like the name, the water is clear and shining like a mirror. We can see the bottom clearly though this lake is more than 3 meters deep. You can swim, dive or snorkel here. Lake Labuan Cermin is a mixture of fresh and salt water. The surface water tastes salty but if you taste the bottom water, it will be tasteless. If you dive inside, you will be able to see the border between tasteless and salt water clearly. This fact also causes the variety of water creatures you may find at the lake.
If you want to dive or snorkel, you need to bring along your own equipments for there’s no diving or snorkeling equipment rental you can find around. If you can’t swim well, you can rent either a buoy or boat.
Whale Shark in Talisayan
The whale shark in Talisayan only can be spot from 06-08 Am, So you need to travel very early from the town to the Floating Fisheman House which is around 22 Miles away from the harbor, you should travel around 3.30-04.00 Am from your hotel.
Day 01: Berau-Talisayan
Pick up at Berau and with air condition vehicle, we drive you to the town of Talisayan while on the way visit Saltwater spring if time is available due to your flight schedule, Check in at the hotel in Talisayan. ( L.D )
Day 02 : Talisayan-Whale Shark Snorkeling-Talisayan
Leave your hotel very early in the morning at 4.00 Am with the local boat to the Bagang( Floating Fishing House ) and snorkeling with the whale sharks, return to your hotel and breakfast, After breakfast, leave your hotel and with the boat to Labuan Cermin Lake, snorkeling or just swimming at this beautiful salt and fresh water late ( Salt water below and fresh water above ), Check in at the hotel in Biduk Biduk ( B.L.D )
Day 03: Biduk Biduk-Kanjungan Islands-Berau
After breakfast, visit the islands of Kanjungan besar and kecil, snorkeling or just beach combing, return to mainland and drive back to Berau and overnight. ( B,L,D )
Day 04: Berau-Airport
Free and easy, leave your hotel and transfer to Berau airport ( B )
End of Services
Rate: USD 550/person/twin share, minimum 2 person Rate Included:
- Airport pick up and transfer in Berau
- Air condition vehicle
- Boat to Labuan Cermin and Whale shark
- 3 meals a day
- Entrance fees
- Refreshment ( Mineral water, coffee and teas )
- English speaking guide
- Return air tickets to Berau
- Alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks
- Any personal expenses
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