An interesting place in the form of an artificial lake that has been arranged in such a way you can find in the City of Manggar. The destination that came to be known as Bandoeng River is indeed very interesting for you to visit. With neat management, Bandoeng River has become a place of recreation for families who are always crowded with tourists.
Because this tour is an area that has been well managed by the local government, you are required to maintain cleanliness and environmental sustainability. Also make sure you are careful when stepping while exploring the Bandoeng River area because it is feared slipped into the lake.
Based on its history, Bandoeng River is actually a former tin mining. Because mining activities stopped after PT Timah went bankrupt, the former mining site was filled with water and eventually became a lake. Because many people visited the local government then built the area of the former tin mining lake into a tourist attraction that can be enjoyed by all family members. In the tour with a panoramic view of the lake, tourists can enjoy several rides such as banana boat, sky water, jetsky and water bikes. In addition there are also culinary tours that you can visit along the Bandung River.
Aside from being a family recreation area, Bandoeng River or also called Muara Kolong Bandung was apparently also used as a place to enter and dock for yachts and fishing boats. Because it is used as the entrance and dock for yachts, the Bandoeng River has the status of an International Marina. Bandoeng River can be entered by these ships because the land has been dredged so that it is then connected to the sea. Bandoeng River itself is located close to the coast of Serdang Beach. Some visitors who like fishing are also many who do that hobby in Bandoeng River which is rich in fish.
Because it has been managed well by the Regional Government, Bandoeng River has several capable facilities. Call it like a variety of water game rides such as sky water, water bikes, jetsky and also a banana boat. In addition, here you can also find several food stalls that provide a variety of foods and drinks typical of Belitung.
Bandoeng River or Muara Kolong Bandung itself is located in Baru Village, Manggar Subdistrict, East Belitung Regency, Kepulaun Bangka Belitung Province. To reach this attraction you need only about 10 minutes from Manggar City Center. Meanwhile from HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport, you can reach Bandoeng River in approximately 1 hour 15 minutes. To access the road to Bandoeng River, this is fairly good for two-wheeled or four-wheeled vehicles.