Rubiah Island is approximately 23.5 miles to the west of Pulau Weh by land or 7 miles through the waters. Total area about 2,600 ha of waters surrounding the island Rubiah available as a natural attractions and offers a natural beauty under the sea. Inside are various types of tropical fish, coral reefs, giant clams, and many others. The coral reef here consists of various types, shapes and colors that form an interesting cluster of coral. Sharks typically appears during the first month or two each year.
Rubiah island is one of the islands located in the Nangroe Aceh Darussalam. This island is part of the town of Sabang, precisely in the northwest of the island of Weh. Island of 26 acres offering a haven of beauty under the sea and marine tourism are very intriguing. Even dubbed the paradise island marine park. This is because the island is like an aquarium containing various kinds of ornaments in it.
This island is perfect for tourists who enjoys snorkeling, diving or touring by boat glass (glass bottom boat) because in this island there are many different types of coral reefs are very colorful and assorted shapes. Surely corals that form a cluster of very interesting will be very indulgent eye of the lovers of nautical tourism.
Of the 15 species of marine life protected by the Government of Indonesia, among which there are 14 species in this marine park. This area is also famous as a place for recreational activities marinas, such as diving, cruises and fishing.
The state waters around Rubiah Island is very clear and clean with the brightness reaches a depth of 10-15 meters. This is a natural marine park and rich marine life. Marine fish species diversity is high with a variety of rock, such as Table Rock which is a dominant species of corals and other reef species, such as horn corals and soft corals. Various types of fish are also found, such as Fish Flag, a sense of the leadership, Botana Blue, Sergeant Fish, Grouper, Major Fish, Spinach, spinach, Taji-spurs, Putri Bali Fish, Yellow Fish, Red Fish Head, Fish and Butterflies.
In addition to being local and international tourist destination, Rubiah island, it is also used as a place to study marine life such as coral reefs and reef fish. It’s a very appropriate place to visit especially for tourists who have a hobby of diving.
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