While the government of Indonesia is trying to promote its eastern regions,
there are still problems with booking a plane reservation and having the
flight actually leave on the day it is supposed to go (let alone the hour). A
flight we were supposed to take out of Biak was cancelled as the aviation
fuel had run out. That said, several other flights we took out of Biak left
as planned, even if somewhat late. Air fares might well change in the near
future, but the last time we checked, the one-way fare to Biak from Jakarta
(via Ambon and Ujung Pandang) was US$310 while from Denpasar, Bali, it was
$240. From Manado, it was $145 but perhaps not as reliable as the Jakarta and
What you are waiting again ? Come and feel the
peacefully place in the West Papua. Well if you have an interesting to go to
Biak Island, you can reached by flight and ship. Merpati Nusantara or Garuda
the airplane that you can used. Or try the other way to Biak by shipping with
capacity 1000 passangger.
Airways. Route : Java -
Denpasar - Timika - Biak or Jayapura.
Divided for two classes : Businesses & Economy
More Info Garuda Airlines
*National Shipping Lines.
Using the shipping is more cheap then using the plane. But shipping
needs longer time aproxiamily 5 days or more. The passangger divided as :
1st class,2nd class,3th class and economy class. The ships going to Biak
Island are :