Biak (city)

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Biak is the main city on the island of Biak, off the northwest coast of Papua, Indonesia.

Get in[edit]

By Plane :

Biak's Frans Kaisiepo Airport is a transit airport for Papua. You can reach Biak by using national airlines like Garuda Indonesia, Merpati Airlines, and Air Efata.

By Sea :

You can use PT Pelni's passenger ships from Surabaya or Makassar. (KM Ngapulu)

Get around[edit]

By taxi. Other Transportation: Ojek (Motorcycle)

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There are so many beautiful beaches in Biak Island. You can visit Parai beach, Yendidori beach, Adoki beach, Wardo beach etc. There is a World War II monument in Biak, a museum with a cave. The cave was a hiding place for Japanese soldiers. On the way to Bosnik you can find a bird park. The collection includes Cendrawasih (Bird of Paradise of Papua), Kasuari and Mambruk (the original bird from Biak).

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There are so many beautiful beaches in Biak Island. You can visit Parai beach, Yendidori beach, Adoki beach, Wardo beach etc. There is a World War II monument in Biak; a museum with cave. The cave was a hiding place for Japanese soldiers. On the way to Bosnik there is a bird park. The collection includes Cendrawasih (Bird of Paradise of Papua), Kasuari and Mambruk (the original bird from Biak). If you like to stay on a desert island or visit the papuan people of the kepulauan Padaïdo, you can join Mr Roberth Rumaropen in the village next to Bosnik. He's the kepala desa of the Aimando islands. He opened a homestay on pulau Rasi, a small island about two hours by speed boat from Bosnik. You will enjoy the fresh fish, the pristine beach and the unique experience of staying with some papuan families, contributing by the way to the life of the community.

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Eat[edit][add listing]

Barapen. Anything cooked using rocks called Barapen. It's very delicious.

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There are a couple of fairly good hotels in Biak city.

Get out[edit]


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