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The Banyak Islands are a group of tiny islands off the western coast of Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia, primarily visited on surfing charters. The islands are about 100 km north of the island of Nias.

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Kepulauan Banyak is Indonesian for "Many Islands".

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By planeEdit

The nearest airport to the Banyak Islands is the small Syekh Hamzah Fansyuri Airport on the Sumatra mainland, near Singkil. The nearest major airport is Medan's Kuala Namu International Airport (KNO IATA), more than 250 km away.

By boatEdit

There are frequent boats from Singkil to Balai on the Banyak Islands. The boats only leave at high tide.

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