Malang city is famous for a tourist destination from local and foreign tourists. Moreover, Batu city Malang, a famous city for Jatim Park 1 and 2, Batu night spectacular (BNS) and transportation museum. In addition to some tours that have been mainstream in the Malang city. There are still natural attractions in Malang that has a very beautiful scenery. This natural attractions namely Dead Crocodile or citizens call it Bajul Mati Beach. It is natural beach tourism in Malang less desirable by tourists who visit Malang.
Bajul Mati beach, a beach located in the south of the district of Malang East Java has a beauty that is not inferior to the sempu island that tourists often call him a mini raja ampat in East Java. This Bajul Mati beach has characteristics similar to the beaches in Mount Kidul Yogyakarta, namely white sand and lime and coral cliffs.
Location and route to get to the Bajul Mati Beach
Administratively, this Bajul Mati beach Malang location is in the village of Gajahrejo, Kec Gedangan, Kab. Malang East Java province. The distance that must be take to go to the Bajul Mati beach from the Malang city is as far as 61 km with travel time approximately 2 hours. Bajul Mati beach itself is at the kooordinate point -8.404384, 112.635662.
The route to the Bajul Mati beach from the Malang city itself is quite easy to access. Visitors can use two-wheeled vehicles or four wheels. The road that was traversed was already paved and quite smooth, just a few places that are still a bit hollow.
The route to the beach shirt from the unfortunate city can start from the square of the unfortunate city. Then headed to Gondang Legi area through Mayjen Sungkono road. Then travel on continue through jln. Commander Sudirman straight will continue to arrive at the Bajul Mati beach.
Facilities on this Beach
Bajul Mati beach is a beach in Malang that is still very natural, Development on this beach itself is also not maximal. But there are basic facilities such as toilets, showers, musholla, gasebo and a large parking lot.
Lodging or cheap hotels on this beach also not available yet. If visitors want to stay overnight, they can bring their own camping equipment.
The beauty behind the Dead Crocodile Beach Legend
Either from where the name of this Bajul Mati beach originated. According to stories from several local residents. Once upon a time this beach was not named, a time at the mouth of the river found a crocodile or a giant bajul that founded in a state of death. So that’s where the beach is named Bajul Mati beach.
Then the second legend is dead crocodille’s name is came from the beach there is a long rock and form like a giant crocodile. Either legend or myth is the right one, but behind those legends the beach is Bajul Mati beach beautiful scenery.
On this beach there is a river mouth that directly empties on the beach. That’s where the visitors can play water as much. The greenish river water meets, the white sand meets the bluish sea water makes the location of this river estuary has a unique water color phenomenon.