Location: Tugurejo, Tugu, Semarang City, Central Java, 50182
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HTM: IDR 5,000 per person
Price of admission
You only need to pay 5,000 rupiah as the entrance fee for Maron Beach. Meanwhile, parking fees range from 2,000 to 5,000 rupiah.
The city of Semarang, which is famous and dubbed as the city of Lumpia, has a lot of interesting tourist objects. One of them is Maron Beach which is located in the corner of the city.
Its name is indeed reminiscent of the Maron River which is located in the village of Dersono, Pacitan, East Java. Although the two are clearly different.
Beautiful Maron Beach
Located in the North Coast area, Maron Beach has waves that are fairly friendly.
Unlike the South Coast area which is known for having big and ferocious waves, in Maron Beach you are free to play water and even swim.
Bored with this activity, you can enjoy the waves rolling up to the shoreline while sipping fresh young coconut ice accompanied by the sound of birds and the breeze.
It is very calming, it feels all tired and heavy thoughts just lifted, evaporated along with the roar of the waves rolling in the distance.
Here you are not only treated to a wide stretch of black sand, but you will also see plots of ponds belonging to local residents.
If you want you can also do fun activities like fishing in this place.
According to residents, previously this beach area was often used as a place to play beach soccer, knowing that the distance between the shoreline and the mangrove forest is approximately 30 meters away.
However, it seems that it is just a memory, because nowadays there are stalls that provide a variety of typical beach snacks at relatively standard prices.
Not only that, the area that was previously clean is now flooded with rubbish, causing an unpleasant odor. Even so, Maron Beach is still worth visiting.
Not a few tourists who deliberately come to Maron Beach are not just to enjoy the waves or sunset sheer, but because of the charm of the Forest Edupark Mangrove in the tourist area.
At first it was just a forest, but in 2020 this forest has become a magnet for tourists.
Cool air in the Forest area Mangroves will make you feel at home for a long time exploring an area of 5 hectares.
Although it is still relatively new (opened in March 2016 ago), this area is relatively crowded, especially on weekends and holidays.
You will not only enjoy the beauty of the forest area because there will be education about the introduction of plants, how to plant (admission tickets can be exchanged for plant seeds) and also care mangroves.
Functions of the Forest Mangroves itself not only to protect the land from the dangers of erosion or abrasion, but also for the use of food and other ingredients.
The example is mangroves of Bruguiera and Avicennia which is now processed by local residents as food ingredients. Capture the moment by taking pictures while you are here.
Road to Location
Before you reach Maron Beach, you will first enjoy a memorable trip.
How not if along the way you will see green trees, large expanse of ponds owned by residents who work as milkfish farmers, dusty roads that remind you of the countryside.
As far as the eye can see, you will also see Kali Banger, where the water flows from the suburbs to the end of Maron Beach. Feels so natural.
Actually, access to this location is fairly easy because it is close to the airport, but the road conditions which are still dirt and bumpy make it difficult for motorists, especially when the rainy season arrives.
Because the roads will become muddy, the land is muddy and dirty. You have to be extra careful not to slip.
There are routes that you can use to reach Maron Beach and Forest Edupark Mangrove is as follows:
Route from Ahmad Yani International Airport: Follow the road northwest – Go straight – turn left – turn left – location.
Route from Terboyo Bus Terminal: Follow the Terminal Terboyo road – Jalan Kudus-Semarang – Jalan Kaligawe Raya – Jalan Pantura – Take the direction Gisikdrono – Tugurejo – location.
Route from Tawang Station: Jalan Komdor Laut Yos Sudarso – Jalan Pantura – Jalan Ahmad Yani Airport – Tugurejo – location.
Route from Poncol station: Jalan Pemuda – Jalan Mgr Soegiyopronoto – Jalan Jenderal Sudirman – Jalan Ahmad Yani Airport – Tugurejo – location.
Routes from UNNES: Jalan Kelud Utara III – Jalan Kelud Utara V – Jalan Pamularsih – Jalan Bandara Jenderal Ahmad Yani – Tugurejo – location.
If you are from out of town and using a private vehicle, you can use the following routes:
Route from Kudus: Jalan Gondangmanis – Jalan Jenderal Sudirman – Jalan Kudus-Pati – Jalan Pantura – Jalan Raya Tuban-Semarang – Pasar Genuk – Jalan Tanjungmas-Srondol.
Then continue to Jalan Komdor Laut Yos Sudarso – Jalan RE Martadinata – Jalan Yos Soedarso – Jalan Jenderal Ahmad Yani Airport – Tugurejo – location.
Route from Jogja: Tukangan Street – Pakuningratan Street – Magelang Street – Magelang-Purworejo Street – Semarang-Yogyakarta Street – North Rejowinangun – Magelang Street.
Then to Kopeng to Bawen – Unggaran-Bawen Toll Road – Tembalang-Ungaran Toll Road – Jatingaleh-Krapyal Toll Road – Jenderal Ahmad Yani Airport Street – Tugurejo – location.
Route from Malang: Lowokjati Street – Malang-Surabaya Highway – Gempol-Pandaan Toll Road – Pantura Street – Surabaya-Gempol Toll Road – Surabaya-Gresik Toll Road – Pantura Street.
Then go to Jalan Raya Tuban-Semarang – Jalan Kudus-Semarang – Jalan Bandara Jenderal Ahmad Yani – Tugurejo – location.
To make it easier to find your location, you can ask residents directly or you can use the application Google map and maps and plans of the city of Semarang.
While in Semarang it doesn’t hurt to stop by Water Blaster, a water tourism object for families with various and complete rides.
Understandably, Water Blaster is the largest water tourism destination in the city of Semarang.
It is enough to pay an entrance fee of around 100 thousand rupiah, you can enjoy various existing rides. This place is perfect as a vacation choice with your small family. It is guaranteed that the children will feel at home playing water in the Water Blaster.
Another tour that you should not miss is Lawang Sewu. As is known, this historical tourist area is known to be full of mysteries.
Understandably, this Dutch heritage building has been established since 1907, exactly 3 years after construction began.
Because they are known to be haunted, not a few tourists have come to test their courage, even a private station has shot a show of courage testing.
However, behind its awesomeness and the many myths that circulate, Lawang Sewu is truly a timeless historical building.