What is meaning of Hendurabi Island?
Hendurabi Island:Hearing the name of Hendurabi, you might think that a city in India or anywhere other than Iran, but the Hendurabi Island, with its strange name in the south of Iran, is 28 kilometers away from Kish Island and although it is as large as islands such as Qeshm Island, or Hormoz Island , But it is as beauty as them.
1- Hendurabi Island, is between the two islands of Kish Island and Lavan Island. The distance this island to the Kish Island is 23 kilometers and will be from Abbas seaport to 325 kilometers.
You can also go to Hendurabi Island from Lengeh seaport. The distance from Lengeh seaport to Hendurabi is 133 kilometers.
2- As to the Hendurabi Island, symbolization in the old documents, it is referred to as Ebron. The Dutch also put the named this island Horn in 1970.
According to a local legend, India and Robbie are the names of a loved couple who come to this island and live together.
3- It is famous that here is island that is Non-residential, but according to the census of 2017,about 191 people live on the island, most of them fishermen and Arabs. Also, there is a police station, school and clinic on the island.
4- Think about where you rarely see the bird to get out of the tent, and you can see, just the blue of the sea.
Hendrabi is a pristine, small and low altitude.
The island’s area is not more than 23 km and is only 4 km from the north to the south.
5- Access to the Hendurabi Island is possible through Charter boats available on the Kish Fishing Wharf, and you will be on the island one and a half hours later.
Of course, some say that going from this Wharf to Hendurabi is hard and need to coordinate with the authorities in the free zones.
The closest way to this island is the Chiroye seaport in Lengeh seaport. From this seaport to Henudrabi, you are just 20 minutes away and you can go to the island by boat. The village of Chiroye is located 320 km west of Abbas seaport.
6-The northernmost parts of the island are shallower than elsewhere,The depth of this point is 5 to 8 meters, while the east and south coasts are 8 to 18 meters deep. So, it’s better to choose the northern beaches for diving and swimming.
On the east coast, of course, there’s a chance to see the Star fish. Those who intend to camp are choosing most of the southern coast.
The island’s water
7- The island’s water is provided from the well or from the water reservoirs,so if you are planning to travel to Henudrabi Island,have enough water to eat with you.
The island has only one supermarket and its food is not so varied, so think of it. You can buy your things in Chiroye seaport.
8- In the Water recreation Club, there is a possibility of water recreation as well as jet skiing. Motorcycling around the island with 4-wheel engines is its recreation. On the northern and southern sides of the island, you can take jet skiing, diving.
9-There is a lot of animal diversity on this island. The northern beaches are full of coral. Can be seen also hawk at this area, but the diversity of fish and aquatics are more. Fish surgeon, yellow tail tuna, Picasso, sailor and parrot fish, including these small and colorful fish.
10- One of the attractions of the island is watching the turtle’s laying on from mid-March to mid-May, although the best season for the island is November to March.
11-Most of the ones who come to this area, put up the camp, although since 2014, on the orders of Hassan Rouhani (Iran’s president) and with the development of ecotourism, the hotel, restaurant, recreational facilities on the island of Henudrabi are on the agenda.
For example, in the 2018, following this plan, the airport opened in the island.This airline is between Kish and Hendurabi, and with two light aircraft in 12 minutes, it will take passengers to Hendurabi Airport.
12- This island has a restaurant that is located next to the its sea club and has fish and shrimp,but since more people come to the area to go to the camp,they also have cooking and food equipment.