Bawean is similar like Lombok Island, it has few small island nearby, few can be crossed by boat and few can be crossed on foot when tide is low.
Coral reef is Bawean is better in condition that other parts of Indonesia. Located 81 miles from Gresik Port makes this Island still pristine enough, beside locals fish with traditional fishing technique. As the water is very clear, in few pats coral reef can be seen from sea surface. The variety of coral reef in Bawean is like Taman Laut Bunaken in Sulawesi. That’s why Bawean is suitable for diving and snorkeling lovers. According to research conducted by LIPI Research, Bawean sea population is rich of coral reef, fish and other sea flora.
On the east of Bawean island, there is Gili Island, on the South is Selayar Island, Noko Island, Menuri Island, and Beci Island, On the west is Nusa Island, BIrang birang island, Tanjung Cina Island and on the north west is Kaangbilla island.