Photo: Cheeky deer abound.

Pangandaran Nature Reserve

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A trek trough the dense jungle covered southern peninsula of Pangandaran at Pangandaran Nature Reserve presents a vast array of wildlife spotting, caves to explore, WWII Japanese bunkers, an ancient Hindu temple and pretty beaches.

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The park covers 530 hectares with a mix of secondary rainforest, towering teak trees and grasslands for grazing animals with a central elevated plateau about 100 metres above sea level, peaking to about 150 metres, edged with a lacework of tiny jagged limestone bays and sandy beaches. Two entrance gates to the east and west lead to a network of trails around the park which can be easily followed, but you’ll see much more with the help an experienced guide. Unfortunately many of the easily accessible areas are covered in rubbish, but once you get off the well trodden path it’s much more ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 700 words.)

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