Tanah Kuning beach is one of the natural tourism objects, which is quite popular at Derawan Island, precisely at Tanah Kuning village, East Tanjung Palas district, Bulungan regency, North Kalimantan province. The beach has white sand. The name of Tanah Kuning is taken of the name of the village where the beach exists.
Tanah Kuning beach is two kilometers long and 75 meters wide. Its water is very clear and bluish. It looks like the color of the sky. The beach is quite wide. Thereby, there are many activities which can be conducted such as playing sand, football and many others.
You can sit and relax while enjoying the panorama of the sea and its surroundings. You can also swim at this beach because the sea water here is very clear. However, you can only swim at the edge because if you swim to the middle of the sea, the waves are big enough and dangerous. Enjoying the nature at Tanah Kuning Beach is very fun and memorable.
Besides being able to enjoy all the beauty that is offered at the Tanah Kuning beach, every visitor will also get a friendly welcome from the local people. To get to this tourism object, you can choose various alternative roads, whether by land, sea or by air.
If you start the journey from Tanjung Selor, you can drive a car or via the Kayan River by a speed boat. The journey will take approximately 2 to 3 hours. And if you start the journey from Tarakan City and Berau Regency, you can use a motor boat or speed boat by sea. This trip will take around 2 hours.
But if you want to get to your destination faster, you can take a pioneer aircraft and within about 15 minutes, you will have arrived at the destination.