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Book flights to Bengkalis-Sumatra Island

Bengkalis Island sits off the eastern coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, in the Strait of Malacca. This island is known for its natural resources and agricultural production. The terrain is mostly low-lying and swampy, with some areas reaching up to 660 feet (200 meters) in elevation. While Bengkalis itself may not be a major tourist destination, its location makes it a starting point for other adventures in the region. If you enjoy spotting wildlife, you can visit nearby reserves or go on a boat tour through the mangroves. The island also offers opportunities for hiking and exploring the local villages. Keep in mind that the climate here is tropical, so expect hot and humid weather year-round with heavy rainfall.

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Airports near Bengkalis-Sumatra Island

There are multiple ways to reach Bengkalis-Sumatra Island - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Bengkalis-Sumatra Island.

Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport

Located approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes away by car, this airport is the closest international airport to Bengkalis-Sumatra Island. It offers domestic and limited international flights.


Hang Nadim International Airport

Situated around 4 hours and 30 minutes away by car, this airport is another option for travellers heading to Bengkalis-Sumatra Island. It serves both domestic and international flights.


Kuala Lumpur International Airport

If you prefer a larger international airport, you can consider flying into Kuala Lumpur International Airport. It is approximately 6 hours away by car from Bengkalis-Sumatra Island. From there, you can take a connecting flight to a more local airport in Indonesia.


Soekarno-Hatta International Airport

Although quite far from Bengkalis-Sumatra Island (around 10 hours by car), Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is the busiest airport in Indonesia and offers numerous domestic and international flights. If you choose this airport, you will need to take a connecting flight to a more local airport in Sumatra.

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Things to do in Bengkalis-Sumatra Island

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

Lapangan Tugu Bengkalis

This square features a towering monument that serves as a landmark for the town. It's a popular spot for locals to gather and socialize, especially in the evenings. You can soak up the local atmosphere, grab some street food from vendors, and take photos of the monument.

Telaga Suri Perdana

This water park is a great place to cool down and have some fun, especially if you're travelling with kids. There are a variety of slides, pools, and other water features to enjoy. There's also a mini zoo on-site.

Explore the local markets

Bengkalis is known for its agricultural products, particularly sago and durian. Hitting up the local markets is a great way to experience the sights, sounds, and smells of daily life in Bengkalis. You can try some fresh local fruits and vegetables, or pick up some souvenirs to take home.