Boryomggung Homestay

Birie Island - Batanta



1 x On land - Private bungalow

A single room bungalow (no ensuite bathroom/toilet) Sleeps max. 2 persons / room.


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Twin share from USD 30.76 per person / night including 3 meals daily

Single occupancy from USD 30.76 per person / night including 3 meals daily

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  • Reef dropoff
  • English speaking
  • Mangroves
  • Seagrass
  • Coral
  • Quiet hideaway
  • Good house reef
  • Calm beach
  • Sandy Beach
  • Western style toilet
  • IDR 400,000 to 500,000
  • Has private bungalows


    Boryomggung Homestay offers a single bungalow on the north shore of Birie Island.

    The bungalow has a covered verandahs with sea views. A table and chairs are provided. The bedroom has mattresses on the floor,  and pillows, bolsters, sheets and mosquito nets are supplied. Power outlets and a room light switch are fitted.

    Guests share a concrete-floored bathroom that has a western style toilet and bucket bathing.

    Meals are taken in a beachside dining shelter, Bench seats and a table are provided, and tea, coffee and drinking water are freely available.

    Electricity is supplied by generator and is available from sunset to about midnight.

    Only a weak and variable phone signal is available at Boryomggung Homestay. A data connection is only available occasionally.

    If you need supplies, Arefi Village is a fifteen minute boat ride away. Only the basics are available there though, so be sure to buy in advance any items or snacks you regard as essential. Please also take away any inorganic rubbish you create. Especially dead batteries and plastics. As in the rest of Raja Ampat there is no non-polluting method of waste disposal available on Birie. Please: don’t rubbish Raja Ampat!

    English is spoken at Boryomggung Homestay.

    Please note that this is not the original Boryomggung Homestay: This homestay used to be known as Iboryouh Homestay, and is located right next door to the original Boryomggung. Both homestays closed during the pandemic. The original Boryomggung Homestay remains closed, and Iboryouh Homestay, being owned by the same extended family, is now using the Boryomggung name.

    Transport / Getting there

    Waisai to Boryomggung Homestay transfers are by longboat that can carry up to four passengers and cost IDR 2,000,000 each way. Journey time is about two hours and cost is shared by passengers.

    Read more about Raja Ampat boat transport prices here.

    Public Boat to Batanta

    If you have plenty of time, you don’t mind a bit of discomfort, and you want spend as little as possible on transport costs, then there are cargo boats that you can use to get to Batanta. (Obviously, if you are going to arrive on the cargo boat, then you don’t need to request a Waisai pickup when submitting the booking form above.)

    Here’s what you need to know about getting the cargo boat to Batanta.


    Boryomggung Homestay is nature at its best. A great house reef visted by dugongs, sharks and mantas.

    Pulau Birie’s jungles are host to scores of bird species including parrots and cockatoos. The nearby villages of Arefi and Kampung Baru are very pretty and worth a visit.


    Bring your own snorkelling gear and enjoy free snorkelling on the rich Boryomggung house reef.

    Boryomggung Homestay Tours

    Boryomggung can provide trips on demand. A couple of popular choices are listed below.

    Tours prices below are shared by boat passengers.

    Snorkel with mantas at Pulau Dayan1,000,000
    Waringkabom jungle waterfall trip500,000


    See our Batanta page for an overview of Batanta, its neighbouring islands, and their attractions.

    Boryomggung Homestay Location Map