As public transportation is very limited in Belitung, visitors usually get around with taxi or rented car and motorbike - with or without a driver. Good news is, GoJek and Grab - the ubiquitous car/motorbike hailing service are available here especially in towns like Tanjung Pandan and Manggar. Here are some options to explore the island:
Rapid Transit Bus, Dinas Perhubungan Pemkab Belitung
08.00 – 10.00
Terminal – SMAN 2 – Bandara – Geosite Bukit Peramun – Simpang 4 Sijuk – Geosite Kuale Granite Mangrove – Labunaji – Pantai Tanjung Tinggi – Kampung Baru – Geosite Tanjung Kelayang
10.30 - 12.30
Geosite Tanjung Kelayang – Pantai Tanjung Tinggi – Labunaji – Geosite Kuale Granite Mangrove – Simpang 4 Sijuk – Geosite Bukit Peramun – Bandara – SMKN 1 - Terminal
08.00 - 09.30
Terminal – Jalan Anwar – Jalan Pilang – Geosite Juru Seberang – Sungai Samak – Pelabuhan Tanjung Ru
10.00 - 11.30
Pelabuhan Tanjung Ru – Sungai Samak – Geosite Juru Seberang – Jalan Pilang – Jalan Anwar - Terminal
Car & MOTORBIKE RENTAL
Rental price of car varies according to type of car and length of rental.
A Toyota Avanza usually rents for IDR 300,000 without a driver or IDR 400,000 with a driver per day. A motorbike rental ranging from IDR 60,000 to 100,000 per day.
Boat services to explore small islands around Belitung are available. A ten-person boat would cost around IDR 500,000 for 2 hours. Special island-hopping packages for specific destinations such as Pulau Lengkuas, Pulau Kelayang, Pulau Batu Berlayar and Pulau Kepayang are also available.