Wednesday, June 30, 2010

enjoyed Swimming Sensation With Sharks

Taman Nasional Karimun JawaSharks. Hmm, who do not recognize the animal species of mammal on this one. Ferocity, no doubt. Course of its sharp teeth could easily rip their prey instantly, even for humans. So no wonder if the shark is the most feared marine animals. Now, on the island of Karimun, Jepara, Central Java, there is a location where we can actually chat with friends with the white sharks (carcharodon carsharias) without worrying.
"Just do not hold the tail. If held, yes iso bite. If arep ngelus holding his head just enough. No bite you," said Karso, one boat crew who became our guide when visiting one of the floating houses on the island of Menjangan Besar, National Parks Karimun Java, Jepara, Sunday yesterday.
Floating home at the same time this is the lodging place for tourists, dozens of sharks measuring between 1 to 1.5 meters maintained. By their owners, these sharks into a kind of entertainment for tourists who stay in these floating houses. Later, as the interest of tourists visiting these locations, the manager invited the houseboat tried adrenaline tourists who want to swim with sharks collection.
Taman Nasional Karimun Jawa
JawaUntuk Karimun National Park entrance fee, the manager did not specify the cost of the ticket. "Usually, entrance fees for one party only Rp 20,000," said Karso.
Taman Nasional Karimun Jawa
Not at all cheap! Moreover, these rates are including snorkeling equipment rental, such as Goggle, snorkle, and fins.
Lisa, one female student from the Netherlands who were followed an exchange student in Yogyakarta, admitted that initially she was scared of sharks swimming in the pool size of approximately 9 mx 9 m it. "At first I was scared, but this is an amazing experience, why I did not try it," he said in English accent.
This sensation, which also provoke me to test your nerve. Initially quite rada deg-degan, but after learning that the owner gave them to eat and enough to convince me that the sharks are benign, I was finally nyemplung to the pool which contains about nine shark.
There are two swimming shark at the floating house built since 18 years ago. The first pond, measuring approximately 3m x 7m, was directly in front of the house that leads out to sea. In this pool, tourists were not allowed to swim. Considering, in addition to the white shark populated but there are also classified as malignant barracuda fish.

Is JawaMenurut Karimun National Park (53), manager of the houseboat, there are about a dozen fish of various kinds. However, a lot is the white shark and barracuda with a variety of sizes. "Sharks are the most big size of 50 kg. All of his children. Holding them is dead. At first there were four. Three dead, one was brought to Ancol," Is the word, who has worked at the homestead owned by Mr. James for 20 years.
According to Is, the fish represents the fishermen to catch and then maintained as a decoy for the guests who came to the homestead.
Guests or visitors who come at the homestead, only to be allowed to swim in the pond next to the left homeless. In addition there are sharks in the pool there is also a tortoise rather large. Is, not knowing the details of his age, but the tortoise is already in the area of the homestead since five years ago.
In addition to the Is-run guesthouse, pool sharks are also found in the floating homestead Karimun Jaya, belonging to (late) Ismarjoko. In this floating homestead, there are several types of sharks of various sizes.
According Diah, one of the managers at the homestead, that sharks are classified as malignant. However by giving adequate and regular food, the fish will not attack those who want to swim in the pool sharks are contained in the homestead. "Ad's also a daring swim. It's okay though. I've already given enough to eat regularly. Usually when it's stuffed them benign-benign aja. Just do not have sores right down to the pond," he said.
Taman Nasional Karimun Jawa
"Usually the people who dare to swim in Caucasians here," he added.
Not difficult to reach the floating homestead on the Big Island of Menjangan. From the port of fishermen in the village karimunjawa only take no more than ten minutes by chartered boats belonging to fishermen, at a rate ranging between Rp 250,000 to Rp 300,000 for a full day's rental.
Karimun Java archipelago consists of 27 small islands located in the Java sea. Its location approximately 83 km north of Jepara. Of the 27 islands, only five inhabited islands, namely Pulau Karimun, Kemujan, Parang, Mosquitoes, and Genting.
JawaSelain Karimun National Park offers the sensation mingle with the sharks, which extend the area of white sand on the beach a small deer island the main attraction. This location can also be used as an area of sea water therapy.
There are two alternative sea transportation routes that could be used to Karimun, namely by using the KMP Muria from Port Kartini of Jepara or fast boat from the port Karimun Tanjung Mas Semarang. But this one is transportation, since a month ago, in a damaged condition and was repaired. This is what causes spikes in KMP Muria passengers during last month. Within a week, there are two times the shipping schedule from Jepara to Karimun, namely Wednesday and Saturday.
Well, if you have the opportunity to visit Karimun, it's worth trying to challenge that can test your adrenaline. Guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience.
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1 comment:

  1. i just want to give recommendation to you about other beautiful and awesome place in central java...
    1. borobudur temple which one of 7 wonder in the world;
    2.prambanan temple, every six month any the best performing puppet
    3. water fall twang mangu,
    4. museum lawang sewu, old city in semarang
    5.and any other place in central java, i can't explain one by one