Pulau Bangka Island (aka Banka Island) is located east of Sumatra (mainland Indonesia). The island covers a total area of approx 11,694 km2 (4,515 ml2) and has population around around 1 million. Bangka Island has 4 seaports - Belinyu (far north), Mentok (far west), Sadai (far south) and Pangkal Balam (closest to Pangkal Pinang).
- Bangka Island's provincial capital and largest city is Pangkal Pinang (population around 330,000). The province consists of Pulau Bangka and Pulau Belitung. To the east (across Gaspar Strait) is Belitung, to the south is Java Sea, to the north is South China Sea. Bangka Island's scenery features beautiful beaches, swamps, lower plains, small hills, white pepper fields, tin mines.
- The largest town (Pangkal Pinang) serves as capital of Bangka-Belitung province. Sungai Liat is island's 2nd largest city. Mentok (in the west) is the main port. Other large towns are Koba (tin mining town, on the island's southern part), Toboali and Belinyu.
- Since 1710, the island is one of the world's principal tin-producing centers. Tin production is monopoly of the Indonesian government. Tin smelter is located at Muntok. White pepper is also produced in large quantities on the island.
Pulau Bangka Island cruise terminal
Most cruise ships anchor at sea and transport their passengers (via the ship's tender boats) to Parai Tenggiri Beach. Very close to the beach is located Parai Beach Resort. This premium spa resort has 74-room hotel, restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, bar lounge, conference center, spa services, 24-hour room service. Resort prices are inclusive of buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi (public areas only) and parking. are onsite.
Port Pulau Bangka Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Pulau Bangka Island, Indonesia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|25 October, 2018|
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