TAKA MAKASSAR IS A CRESCENT SHAPED PETITE ISLAND WITH A PINK SAND SURROUNDING IT
Don't be mistaken and confused while you are browsing Taka Makassar on the internet, because there is also a big city on Sulawesi Island called Makasar.
Taka Makassar that we are going to explain here is a small island in Komodo National Park that has a structure in the form of white sand mixed with pink sand, the size is smaller than a football field, and it only appears during the time when the seawater is receding. Meanwhile, when the sea level rises, it will submerge underwater. Taka Makassar is included in the part of Komodo National Park and the location is very close to Manta Point. Manta Point is a shallow water area but has a very strong current, the favorite place for Manta Rays to gather.
The main activity that can be done while here is by snorkeling to enjoy the natural beauty of the underwater and also can be a very Instagram-worthy spot to capture. It's an uninhabited island, do not expect to be able to find a rental place for snorkeling or diving equipment here. It can only be accessed by renting a private komodo boat.
In accordance with the latest rules of the Komodo National Park as of the year 2020, there is an obligation for every tourist or every boat to first register and obtain an entry slot into Taka Makassar, because every day, the Komodo National Park official only allows a maximum of 30 boats to visit Taka Makassar and Manta Point each day. For that, you need to book your private Komodo boat in advance if you want to visit this very unique place.
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