Tumbak Village is located in Posumaen sub-district, Southeast Minahasa Regency, North Sulawesi. To reach Tumbak village, from Manado City, visitors may take about 3 hours by motor vehicles. Tumbak itself is an acronym for Tumbuhan Bakau or in English means mangrove plant which covers an area of 1 hectare and dominates most of the Tumbak village area. From this village, they can continue the journey to Tumbak island by boat. Boat rental services are often found at the Tumbak Village pier. In this traditional village, most of the people work as fishermen and provide boat rental services for visitors. The location of Tumbak Island is not too far from the pier, they only need about 10 minutes by using a fishing motor boat to arrive at Tumbak Island.
Tumbak Island is uninhabited. Although small in size, Tumbak Island offers a variety of marine tourism activities because of its natural beauty. Enriched with many snorkeling spots, Tumbak Island is one of the islands in Indonesia that offers a complete marine tourism package. In addition to snorkeling, on Tumbak island, visitors can also fish and dive. In addition, Tumbak Island also has hills and savanna that have not been touched by humans. Tumbak Island is an appropriate area for those who crave a quiet place in the middle of the island.
If one wants to explore the beauty of Tumbak Island, they must prepare for at least 2 days. In addition to the underwater beauty that offers views of various types of fish, one;s eyes will also be spoiled with beautiful and colorful coral expanses.