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Ferry from Singkil to Pulau Banyak and Simeulue. Now also Singkil – Nias. New schedule!
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IT IS THE FASTEST LAND ROUTE TO BOTH NIAS AND SIMEULUE.


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PULAU BANYAK > PRACTICALITIES

 

  • Bring at least two copies of your passport.Click to enlarge
  • There is no money changer.
  • There is a post office in Desa P. Balai.
  • There are health centers in P. Balai, Haloban and Ujung Sialit.
  • The villages of P. Balai, P. Baguk, and Teluk Nibung has electricity for 24 hrs. Haloban and Asantola between 17.00 and 08.00. Ujung Sialit and Suka Makmur from 18.00 until app. midnight.
  • Mobile phone can be used in the Eastern part of the archipelago (Telkomsel and Indosat), but later this year there will be coverage in most areas.
  • Most islands have mosquitoes, some many and others not at all. Malaria is present. Use prophylactics and insect repellant (see YOUR HEALTH under PRACTICALITIES).
  • As most of the food supplies are imported from Sibolga and Singkil, shortages of certain products can occur.
  • The sun can be very strong and the reflections from the sea makes it so much more powerful. Use good sun lotion or sun block.
  • A hat or cap and sun glasses are always useful in Pulau Banyak.
  • Hats, t-shirts, and sarongs can be bought in Balai and Haloban.

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