Peucang Island at Ujung Kulon

Peucang Island is an island located in the strait Panaitan Pandeglang district of Banten or east of Ujung Kulon National Park. This island with Island and Island Panaitan Handeuleum including areas within Ujung Kulon National Park so that not a few tourists who visit to Taman Ujung Kulon, also visited this island of white sand.

Called peucang takes its name from a kind of snail is often found on the beach. The locals used to call it "eye peucang". The name "peucang" also taken from the name of a kind of deer that inhabit this island.

As part of the area of Ujung Kulon National Park, on the island can be found a variety of animals such as deer (Cervus timorensis), monkey (Macacca Fascicularis), deer, wild pig (Sus verrucosus) and monitor lizards.

Forest Peucang Island is one of the tropical rain forest ecosystem lowlands. Flora in this region of merbau (Intsia bijuga), palahlar (Dipterocarpus haseltii), Lagerstroemia (Lagerstroemia speciosa), luminous (Pterospermum DIVERSIFOLIUM), and ki rain (Engelhardia serrata). There was also a Ficus tree or a strangler fig, a parasitic plant that wrapped around another tree to live. Usually its host tree will die if aranya become adults.

Beach is extremely beautiful island with white sand with the sea green bluish. Blue sea is ideal for swimming events, diving, fishing, or snorkeling.

On this island there is also a waterfall in the Citerjun.

Object attract enough tourists in this island is the Coral Copong is the name of a big dead rock with the hole (copong) located in the northern part of the island.
Here become a favorite place to dive because of the beauty of the seabed and fish diversity. Also a destination for tourists who like fishing.


  1. Sorry, I think the Latin name of the long tail monkey on Peucang Island is not Trachypithecus auratus auratus but Macacca Fascicularis.


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