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Biak

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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[edit]

By ferry[edit]

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

Get around[edit]

Map of Biak

By Taxi Other Transportation : Ojek (Motorcycle)

See[edit]

There are 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 a Japanese soldier.

On the way to Bosnik you can find a bird park, the bird park has cendrawasih (the bird of paradise), kasuari (cassowary) and mambruk (victoria crowned pigeon).

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

Very good souvenir and art shop is Triant Art Shop Jl ThamBondoi.

Eat[edit]

Barapen is food cooked by using rocks. It's very delicious.

Sleep[edit]

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

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