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About Nunukan Port

Nunukan Ferry Terminal, formally known as Pelabuhan Tunon Taka, is an international ferry port in Nunukan, Indonesia. It enables transit between Nunukan and Tawau in Malaysia, among other places. Travelling from Nunukan to Tawau entails purchasing international boat tickets, which may cost about Rp 360,000 per person; however, discounts may be available. Travellers must register their passport numbers at the ticket office between 7:30 and 8 a.m. before departure and complete the Indonesian departure process at immigration at the ferry terminal. The boat ride to Tawau is expected to take around 70 minutes, and upon arrival, passengers will pass through Malaysian immigration.

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How to get to Nunukan Ferry Terminal

To get to Nunukan's Tunon Taka port, Pelni ship from different Indonesian cities also stop at Nunukan. Visit Easybook website or application to check out their schedules. Enjoy your travel!

You can easily get to the boat port from anywhere in Tarakan by taxi or ride-hailing service. These services can take you from door to door and are easy to book over the phone or an app.

If they are available, there may be public buses or minibuses (called "angkot" in the area) that go by or near the boat station. This is generally the cheaper choice, but you might have to walk or make more changes.

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The terminal provides an important link for travellers in the area, with extra connections to several Indonesian towns by Pelni boat. Nunukan is an important centre for regional transportation and cross-border travel between Indonesia and neighbouring nations.

Contact Details:

Address: 4MV8+GQC, Jl. Tien Soharto, Nunukan Tim., Kec. Nunukan, Kabupaten Nunukan, Kalimantan Utara 77482, Indonesia

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