List of Attractions in Bintan Island, Riau Islands

List of Attractions in Bintan Island, Riau Islands
Bintan Island is one of the islands in the Riau Islands. This island is very famous among travelers because it has a variety of exotic tourist attractions and has adequate facilities. Not infrequently this island is often used as a vacation spot or honeymoon by foreign tourists. Its location which is quite close to Singapore makes this island easy to cross either by boat or simple boat. But besides offering luxurious facilities such as resorts or hotels, Bintan Island also has a variety of natural attractions that are still very natural and free from pollution. If you want to take a vacation to Bintan Island, you can visit some of the following tourist attractions on Bintan Island.

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions
Yogyakarta always presents a different atmosphere from other places in Indonesia. Apart from being famous for the student city, Yogyakarta turned out to also store various unique and interesting tourist attractions to explore. Lots of tourist attractions in Yogyakarta that can be visited ranging from the coast to the highlands. Of the many tourist attractions in Yogyakarta, there are several tourist attractions that are quite unique and challenging adrenaline. If you are a traveler with an adventurous spirit, then some of Yogyakarta's following tourist attractions must be visited for adrenaline.

Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia

Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia
Manado is the capital of North Sulawesi Province which, historically, was once referred to as "Wenang" by the local community. Located on the northern tip of the island of Sulawesi, Manado is directly adjacent to the Pacific Ocean, so the city is also very famous for its natural beauty, as well as its diving tours. In Manado itself, there are some very interesting vacation spots, especially for tourists who want to forget a moment of fatigue while in town. Here are some tourist destinations that you can visit when going to Manado.

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
South Sulawesi has a variety of tourism potentials ranging from marine tourism to cultural tourism. Starting from the bustle of Losari Beach in Makassar City, Tana Toraja with its cultural rituals, as well as the beautiful expanse of Karst Maros which is the second largest karst mountain in the world. South Sulawesi comes with a variety of places that offer the beauty and charm of each region.

Mount Inerie, Look At The Natural Pyramid On Flores Island

Mount Inerie, Look At The Natural Pyramid On Flores Island
t turns out that on the island of Flores we can see other mountains that have pyramid shapes such as the Ancient Egyptian State Building. The mountain is named Mount Inerie, located in Ngada Regency, or about fifteen kilometers to the south of Bajawa which is the city center of Ngada Regency, East Nusa Tenggara. The shape of Mount Inerie really resembles a pyramid with pointed tips. Some places around Mount Inerie are used as a place to enjoy the beauty of an active volcano. Aimere and Penginapan Manulalu, touted as the best place to enjoy the panoramic view of Mount Inerie, because of the places that erupted from the mountain in 1970 it will be seen clearly like a sharp pyramid.

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List of Attractions in Bintan Island, Riau Islands

List of Attractions in Bintan Island, Riau Islands


Bintan Island is one of the islands in the Riau Islands. This island is very famous among travelers because it has a variety of exotic tourist attractions and has adequate facilities. Not infrequently this island is often used as a vacation spot or honeymoon by foreign tourists. Its location which is quite close to Singapore makes this island easy to cross either by boat or simple boat. But besides offering luxurious facilities such as resorts or hotels, Bintan Island also has a variety of natural attractions that are still very natural and free from pollution. If you want to take a vacation to Bintan Island, you can visit some of the following tourist attractions on Bintan Island.

1. Busung Desert


This one tourist spot is indeed becoming a trend among tourists because the place is like a desert in Africa. In this place, visitors can enjoy the desert while having a selfie to upload to Instagram because the results will be very hits. Tourist attractions located in Busung, Seri Kuala Lobam District, Bintan Regency were once bauxite mining, but after being abandoned it became an interesting place.

There are various sand mountains that you can climb or just become a background in your selfie. Although this place is quite hits, but the local government has not developed this place into a tourist spot so that not many tourists have visited this place. To go to this tourist spot, you can use a private vehicle and you will find this place on the side of the road. Because no one has developed this place yet, so it is certain that tourists do not need to pay an entrance ticket to enjoy this natural beauty.


2. Blue Lake Bintan, Kawal

 
If you visit Bintan, you can visit this place to enjoy the beauty of blue lake water. Even the blue color of the lake is far more attractive than the blue color of the ocean around Bintan. The lake is surrounded by white cliffs and sand dunes which add to the beautiful scenery in Lake Biru, Kawal.

Actually, this lake is an artificial lake created because mining excavations that still exist. You need to know, this place is still very quiet because basically this place is not a tourist place so many tourists don't know this place. When you are here, you will feel calm because of the beautiful scenery and the quiet atmosphere.


3. Charcoal House


When you visit this place, you might be surprised because there are buildings that are very similar to igloos or dome houses made of ice. Charcoal House is indeed not made of ice, but from a brick structure whose building shape is very similar to an igloo. This place is also not a tourist place that is managed so that you can freely go in and out of this place at no charge.Although not a tourist spot, but the view of this building is quite unique. You can take a selfie with the Charcoal House building as a background.
  
This Charcoal House was once a building used by the Sea Tribe community to burn mangroves and become charcoal. Since the government banned this, this giant stove has become unused and abandoned. For those of you who want to visit this place, please come to Kuala Sempang Village, Busung District, Bintan, Riau Islands. Do not forget to prepare enough memory to store photo files because it will not be enough if you take pictures occasionally in this place.

4. White Sands Island

 
If you want to enjoy a holiday on a private island, White Sands Island is a place that is perfect for you. This island is a small paradise hidden in the Riau Islands. When you visit here, you will be presented with a private island that is still very natural. You can enjoy the beauty of a quiet white sand beach, snorkeling with beautiful fish, or boating around the island.

At a cost of around 200,000 rupiah, you can enjoy all the facilities on White Sands Island. Enjoying the sunset on the beach while accompanied by a cold drink ordered at the bar will make your life feel perfect. Besides being able to enjoy the beauty of the scenery, tourists who vacation on the island can also release baby turtles to the free sea that has been bred. Visit this island when the hatching season arrives so you can follow the release of turtles to the sea.


5. Trikora Beach


Trikora Beach is one of the prima donna in Bintan with its soothing eyes. The beach which is green tosca with clean white sand will make you feel at home for a long time. This beach was once a very popular tourist spot on Bintan. But since the construction of luxury resorts in Bintan, the popularity of this beach has gradually been eroded by the luxury of the resorts there.

This beach is a combination of 4 beaches, one, two, three and four beaches. The best time to visit this beach is during the dry season because the water will be very clear so it is suitable for snorkeling. On this beach there are also stalls selling fresh food and drinks so you will not starve when visiting this beach.


Well, that's a list of tourist spots on Bintan Island that are still natural and quite quiet. You can use the tourist attractions to enjoy nature and seek peace of mind.
 


Bintan Island is one of the islands in the Riau Islands. This island is very famous among travelers because it has a variety of exotic tourist attractions and has adequate facilities. Not infrequently this island is often used as a vacation spot or honeymoon by foreign tourists. Its location which is quite close to Singapore makes this island easy to cross either by boat or simple boat. But besides offering luxurious facilities such as resorts or hotels, Bintan Island also has a variety of natural attractions that are still very natural and free from pollution. If you want to take a vacation to Bintan Island, you can visit some of the following tourist attractions on Bintan Island.

1. Busung Desert


This one tourist spot is indeed becoming a trend among tourists because the place is like a desert in Africa. In this place, visitors can enjoy the desert while having a selfie to upload to Instagram because the results will be very hits. Tourist attractions located in Busung, Seri Kuala Lobam District, Bintan Regency were once bauxite mining, but after being abandoned it became an interesting place.

There are various sand mountains that you can climb or just become a background in your selfie. Although this place is quite hits, but the local government has not developed this place into a tourist spot so that not many tourists have visited this place. To go to this tourist spot, you can use a private vehicle and you will find this place on the side of the road. Because no one has developed this place yet, so it is certain that tourists do not need to pay an entrance ticket to enjoy this natural beauty.


2. Blue Lake Bintan, Kawal

 
If you visit Bintan, you can visit this place to enjoy the beauty of blue lake water. Even the blue color of the lake is far more attractive than the blue color of the ocean around Bintan. The lake is surrounded by white cliffs and sand dunes which add to the beautiful scenery in Lake Biru, Kawal.

Actually, this lake is an artificial lake created because mining excavations that still exist. You need to know, this place is still very quiet because basically this place is not a tourist place so many tourists don't know this place. When you are here, you will feel calm because of the beautiful scenery and the quiet atmosphere.


3. Charcoal House


When you visit this place, you might be surprised because there are buildings that are very similar to igloos or dome houses made of ice. Charcoal House is indeed not made of ice, but from a brick structure whose building shape is very similar to an igloo. This place is also not a tourist place that is managed so that you can freely go in and out of this place at no charge.Although not a tourist spot, but the view of this building is quite unique. You can take a selfie with the Charcoal House building as a background.
  
This Charcoal House was once a building used by the Sea Tribe community to burn mangroves and become charcoal. Since the government banned this, this giant stove has become unused and abandoned. For those of you who want to visit this place, please come to Kuala Sempang Village, Busung District, Bintan, Riau Islands. Do not forget to prepare enough memory to store photo files because it will not be enough if you take pictures occasionally in this place.

4. White Sands Island

 
If you want to enjoy a holiday on a private island, White Sands Island is a place that is perfect for you. This island is a small paradise hidden in the Riau Islands. When you visit here, you will be presented with a private island that is still very natural. You can enjoy the beauty of a quiet white sand beach, snorkeling with beautiful fish, or boating around the island.

At a cost of around 200,000 rupiah, you can enjoy all the facilities on White Sands Island. Enjoying the sunset on the beach while accompanied by a cold drink ordered at the bar will make your life feel perfect. Besides being able to enjoy the beauty of the scenery, tourists who vacation on the island can also release baby turtles to the free sea that has been bred. Visit this island when the hatching season arrives so you can follow the release of turtles to the sea.


5. Trikora Beach


Trikora Beach is one of the prima donna in Bintan with its soothing eyes. The beach which is green tosca with clean white sand will make you feel at home for a long time. This beach was once a very popular tourist spot on Bintan. But since the construction of luxury resorts in Bintan, the popularity of this beach has gradually been eroded by the luxury of the resorts there.

This beach is a combination of 4 beaches, one, two, three and four beaches. The best time to visit this beach is during the dry season because the water will be very clear so it is suitable for snorkeling. On this beach there are also stalls selling fresh food and drinks so you will not starve when visiting this beach.


Well, that's a list of tourist spots on Bintan Island that are still natural and quite quiet. You can use the tourist attractions to enjoy nature and seek peace of mind.
 

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions

Yogyakarta always presents a different atmosphere from other places in Indonesia. Apart from being famous for the student city, Yogyakarta turned out to also store various unique and interesting tourist attractions to explore. Lots of tourist attractions in Yogyakarta that can be visited ranging from the coast to the highlands. Of the many tourist attractions in Yogyakarta, there are several tourist attractions that are quite unique and challenging adrenaline. If you are a traveler with an adventurous spirit, then some of Yogyakarta's following tourist attractions must be visited for adrenaline.


1. Timang Beach

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions

 The beach located in Gunungkidul is indeed very exotic with different sensations on each beach. Of the many beaches in Gunungkidul, there is one beach that is quite unique namely Timang Beach. The beach which is located in the south of Wonosari with a distance of about 35 km offers a different view from other beaches in Gunungkidul which is the view of the waves crashing into the reef.

The south coast wave that is famous for being big enough when it hits the reef will produce a very beautiful scene and a distinctive sound. Besides being able to enjoy exotic views of the beach from the outskirts, visitors can also enjoy the view from a small island called Watu Panjang Island.


To go there, visitors must ventured to ride the cable car whose rope is made of ordinary rope. Your adrenaline will be spurred when you are in the middle of the track with a minimum safety and strong wind. This cable car is not recommended for visitors who are phobia of height / twitching because this vehicle is quite dangerous. To board this train, visitors are required to pay 200,000 rupiah. When you arrive on the island of Watu Panjang, your fear will be paid off because the scenery is very beautiful and you cannot find it anywhere else.


2. Kalibiru Nature Park

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions

 Maybe for tourists this one place is no stranger to the ear because Kalibiru is a very popular tourist spot. Kalibiru at the same time became the pioneer of new tourism, namely a viewing post that was above the tree. This tourist spot is indeed far from the hustle and bustle of the city of Jogja so that many tourists come here to enjoy the beauty of nature as well as to calm the mind for a moment.

Kalibiru Nature Tourism is located in Menoreh Hills, Kulonprogo Regency with an altitude reaching 450 mdpl so that the air in this place is quite cool. In this place, visitors can do various activities such as enjoying the natural scenery from above, flying fox, crossing a suspension bridge, and others. When visiting this place, don't forget to take pictures. To enter the Kalibiru Nature Tourism, tourists must pay an entrance ticket of 5000 rupiah. While for tourists who want to make an outbound, tourists can pay outbound packages worth 35,000 rupiah.


3. Parangkusumo Desert

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions
 
Who says the desert only exists in Africa / Middle East countries. You can also find this vast expanse of sand in Yogyakarta precisely at Gumuk Pasir Parangkusumo located on Jl. Parangkusumo Beach, Kretek District, Bantul Regency. When you visit here, you will see a vast stretch of sand.

The most popular activity in this place is sandboarding or gliding using a board on sand. You can slide from the hill to the bottom using the available board. This activity is enough to trigger adrenaline because the speed of this skateboard is fast enough with sand challenges that can make you slip and fall. In addition, tourists who visit can also rent ATVs or horses to tour the desert. Its unique and beautiful place is also often used by couples who will marry as pre wedding locations.
 


 4. Curug Luweng Sampang

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions

 Turning to a tense and refreshing water tour, you can travel north to the Luweng Sampang Waterfall in Sampang Village, Gedangsari District, Gunung Kidul. This tourist attraction is indeed quite close to the border of Klaten so it is faster to reach via Jogja - Solo roads. Curug Luweng Sampang is a waterfall that is very unique because the rock cliffs that surround this waterfall have a very unique motif.

The pattern in the waterfall is formed due to the flow of the river so that the motive is very natural. This waterfall has very cool water because it comes from Sewu Mountains. If you visit this place, it's less like it if you don't throw yourself into the waterfall pool to refresh your body after the trip. You can swim near the waterfall to get a unique view because there is a hidden niche. This one tourist spot is still new so there are not many tourists who know the exact location of this place. If you want to go to Curug Luweng Sampang, do not hesitate to ask the surrounding community to show the way.


5. Jomblang Cave

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions

 It turns out that Yogyakarta also has a well-known and unique cave tour called Jomblang Cave which is located in Semanu, Gunung Kidul. This cave is a unique cave with a sinkhole or a large vertical hole. This cave is still very natural and maintained its ecosystem so that when you visit this place, you will find very fertile moss and plants. When you try to go into the cave, you will feel high enough humidity coming from the cave wall and also the trees around.

Of course this makes your adrenaline trigger and create a new experience. If you want to see the most exotic scenery in this cave, come at 10 am to 2 pm because you will see a view of the sun that breaks through the hole in the cave so it will look very beautiful. You can capture the moment by taking a selfie or taking a photo on the mound under the hole. But you need to know, the number of people allowed to enter the cave is very limited to maintain the preservation of the vegetation in it.


It is highly recommended to make a reservation before leaving so that you will not be disappointed when visiting this tourist spot. To be able to enjoy tourism that is quite challenging and enough to make this dirty body, visitors will be charged an entrance ticket of 450,000 rupiah.


Such are some recommendations of Yogyakarta tourist attractions that are challenging and trigger adrenaline. Of course by visiting some of the tourist attractions above, then your vacation in this Student City will be more different because you will find new things and new experiences.
List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions

Yogyakarta always presents a different atmosphere from other places in Indonesia. Apart from being famous for the student city, Yogyakarta turned out to also store various unique and interesting tourist attractions to explore. Lots of tourist attractions in Yogyakarta that can be visited ranging from the coast to the highlands. Of the many tourist attractions in Yogyakarta, there are several tourist attractions that are quite unique and challenging adrenaline. If you are a traveler with an adventurous spirit, then some of Yogyakarta's following tourist attractions must be visited for adrenaline.


1. Timang Beach

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions

 The beach located in Gunungkidul is indeed very exotic with different sensations on each beach. Of the many beaches in Gunungkidul, there is one beach that is quite unique namely Timang Beach. The beach which is located in the south of Wonosari with a distance of about 35 km offers a different view from other beaches in Gunungkidul which is the view of the waves crashing into the reef.

The south coast wave that is famous for being big enough when it hits the reef will produce a very beautiful scene and a distinctive sound. Besides being able to enjoy exotic views of the beach from the outskirts, visitors can also enjoy the view from a small island called Watu Panjang Island.


To go there, visitors must ventured to ride the cable car whose rope is made of ordinary rope. Your adrenaline will be spurred when you are in the middle of the track with a minimum safety and strong wind. This cable car is not recommended for visitors who are phobia of height / twitching because this vehicle is quite dangerous. To board this train, visitors are required to pay 200,000 rupiah. When you arrive on the island of Watu Panjang, your fear will be paid off because the scenery is very beautiful and you cannot find it anywhere else.


2. Kalibiru Nature Park

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions

 Maybe for tourists this one place is no stranger to the ear because Kalibiru is a very popular tourist spot. Kalibiru at the same time became the pioneer of new tourism, namely a viewing post that was above the tree. This tourist spot is indeed far from the hustle and bustle of the city of Jogja so that many tourists come here to enjoy the beauty of nature as well as to calm the mind for a moment.

Kalibiru Nature Tourism is located in Menoreh Hills, Kulonprogo Regency with an altitude reaching 450 mdpl so that the air in this place is quite cool. In this place, visitors can do various activities such as enjoying the natural scenery from above, flying fox, crossing a suspension bridge, and others. When visiting this place, don't forget to take pictures. To enter the Kalibiru Nature Tourism, tourists must pay an entrance ticket of 5000 rupiah. While for tourists who want to make an outbound, tourists can pay outbound packages worth 35,000 rupiah.


3. Parangkusumo Desert

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions
 
Who says the desert only exists in Africa / Middle East countries. You can also find this vast expanse of sand in Yogyakarta precisely at Gumuk Pasir Parangkusumo located on Jl. Parangkusumo Beach, Kretek District, Bantul Regency. When you visit here, you will see a vast stretch of sand.

The most popular activity in this place is sandboarding or gliding using a board on sand. You can slide from the hill to the bottom using the available board. This activity is enough to trigger adrenaline because the speed of this skateboard is fast enough with sand challenges that can make you slip and fall. In addition, tourists who visit can also rent ATVs or horses to tour the desert. Its unique and beautiful place is also often used by couples who will marry as pre wedding locations.
 


 4. Curug Luweng Sampang

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions

 Turning to a tense and refreshing water tour, you can travel north to the Luweng Sampang Waterfall in Sampang Village, Gedangsari District, Gunung Kidul. This tourist attraction is indeed quite close to the border of Klaten so it is faster to reach via Jogja - Solo roads. Curug Luweng Sampang is a waterfall that is very unique because the rock cliffs that surround this waterfall have a very unique motif.

The pattern in the waterfall is formed due to the flow of the river so that the motive is very natural. This waterfall has very cool water because it comes from Sewu Mountains. If you visit this place, it's less like it if you don't throw yourself into the waterfall pool to refresh your body after the trip. You can swim near the waterfall to get a unique view because there is a hidden niche. This one tourist spot is still new so there are not many tourists who know the exact location of this place. If you want to go to Curug Luweng Sampang, do not hesitate to ask the surrounding community to show the way.


5. Jomblang Cave

List of Challenging Yogyakarta Tourist Attractions

 It turns out that Yogyakarta also has a well-known and unique cave tour called Jomblang Cave which is located in Semanu, Gunung Kidul. This cave is a unique cave with a sinkhole or a large vertical hole. This cave is still very natural and maintained its ecosystem so that when you visit this place, you will find very fertile moss and plants. When you try to go into the cave, you will feel high enough humidity coming from the cave wall and also the trees around.

Of course this makes your adrenaline trigger and create a new experience. If you want to see the most exotic scenery in this cave, come at 10 am to 2 pm because you will see a view of the sun that breaks through the hole in the cave so it will look very beautiful. You can capture the moment by taking a selfie or taking a photo on the mound under the hole. But you need to know, the number of people allowed to enter the cave is very limited to maintain the preservation of the vegetation in it.


It is highly recommended to make a reservation before leaving so that you will not be disappointed when visiting this tourist spot. To be able to enjoy tourism that is quite challenging and enough to make this dirty body, visitors will be charged an entrance ticket of 450,000 rupiah.


Such are some recommendations of Yogyakarta tourist attractions that are challenging and trigger adrenaline. Of course by visiting some of the tourist attractions above, then your vacation in this Student City will be more different because you will find new things and new experiences.

Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia

Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia

Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia

Manado is the capital of North Sulawesi Province which, historically, was once referred to as "Wenang" by the local community. Located on the northern tip of the island of Sulawesi, Manado is directly adjacent to the Pacific Ocean, so the city is also very famous for its natural beauty, as well as its diving tours. In Manado itself, there are some very interesting vacation spots, especially for tourists who want to forget a moment of fatigue while in town. Here are some tourist destinations that you can visit when going to Manado.

Minahasa Plateau

Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia

The name Minahasa means "to be one entity". This name comes from the war against the Bolaang Mangondow Kingdom. In 670, North Sulawesi never developed any large kingdom. In North Sulawesi leaders from various tribes, all of whom spoke different languages, met a stone known as Watu Pinawetengan. There they established a community of independent states, which would form a unity and remain together and would fight outside enemies if they were attacked. That is the origin of the name Minahasa which means to be a unity.

In the Minahasa highlands, tourists can see local wisdom and the culture of the surrounding community. In Minahasa there are many groups and tribes who can coexist peacefully. These tribes include Tombulu, Tonsea, Tondano, Tontemboan, Tonsawang, Ponosakan, Pasan Ratahan, Babontehu and Bantik. Here visitors can take pictures with beautiful highland landscapes coupled with traditional houses that are still awake, as well as interesting community activities.

Bunaken National Park

Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia

Visiting Manado will certainly be very lacking if you have not visited Bunaken National Park. Bunaken National Marine Park is considered one of the top marine parks in the world and the best dive site, located in the Bay of Manado in the middle of the Coral Reef Triangle on Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, which provides habitat for more than 390 species of coral and also many types of fish such as molluscs, reptiles and marine mammal species. Diving here is certainly an obligation, especially to enjoy the underwater beauty that offers heavenly views.

Siladen Island

Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia
 
Siladen Island is located to the right of Bunaken Island and is surrounded by beautiful white sandy beaches full of shells. This place offers charming diving activities for experienced divers and snorkeling. This island is perfect for those of you who want to laze around all day and relax yourself with activities along the coast.

Love Hill

Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia
 
Bukit Kasih is a new tourist attraction in Kanonang Village, Minahasa Regency. This hill is a sulfur hill that is still natural with natural beauty around it. In Bukit Kasih itself there are five places of worship for the five religions that grew in Indonesia. Kasih Hill was built as a monument to religious harmony and the brotherhood of the Indonesian people. To go here, visitors must climb thousands of steps, which at the top there are five places of worship. Natural beauty from the top of the hill also offers the scenic beauty of Minahasa, as well as cool and very clean air that you can enjoy.
Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia

Manado is the capital of North Sulawesi Province which, historically, was once referred to as "Wenang" by the local community. Located on the northern tip of the island of Sulawesi, Manado is directly adjacent to the Pacific Ocean, so the city is also very famous for its natural beauty, as well as its diving tours. In Manado itself, there are some very interesting vacation spots, especially for tourists who want to forget a moment of fatigue while in town. Here are some tourist destinations that you can visit when going to Manado.

Minahasa Plateau

Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia

The name Minahasa means "to be one entity". This name comes from the war against the Bolaang Mangondow Kingdom. In 670, North Sulawesi never developed any large kingdom. In North Sulawesi leaders from various tribes, all of whom spoke different languages, met a stone known as Watu Pinawetengan. There they established a community of independent states, which would form a unity and remain together and would fight outside enemies if they were attacked. That is the origin of the name Minahasa which means to be a unity.

In the Minahasa highlands, tourists can see local wisdom and the culture of the surrounding community. In Minahasa there are many groups and tribes who can coexist peacefully. These tribes include Tombulu, Tonsea, Tondano, Tontemboan, Tonsawang, Ponosakan, Pasan Ratahan, Babontehu and Bantik. Here visitors can take pictures with beautiful highland landscapes coupled with traditional houses that are still awake, as well as interesting community activities.

Bunaken National Park

Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia

Visiting Manado will certainly be very lacking if you have not visited Bunaken National Park. Bunaken National Marine Park is considered one of the top marine parks in the world and the best dive site, located in the Bay of Manado in the middle of the Coral Reef Triangle on Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, which provides habitat for more than 390 species of coral and also many types of fish such as molluscs, reptiles and marine mammal species. Diving here is certainly an obligation, especially to enjoy the underwater beauty that offers heavenly views.

Siladen Island

Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia
 
Siladen Island is located to the right of Bunaken Island and is surrounded by beautiful white sandy beaches full of shells. This place offers charming diving activities for experienced divers and snorkeling. This island is perfect for those of you who want to laze around all day and relax yourself with activities along the coast.

Love Hill

Traveling to Manado, Heaven in North Indonesia
 
Bukit Kasih is a new tourist attraction in Kanonang Village, Minahasa Regency. This hill is a sulfur hill that is still natural with natural beauty around it. In Bukit Kasih itself there are five places of worship for the five religions that grew in Indonesia. Kasih Hill was built as a monument to religious harmony and the brotherhood of the Indonesian people. To go here, visitors must climb thousands of steps, which at the top there are five places of worship. Natural beauty from the top of the hill also offers the scenic beauty of Minahasa, as well as cool and very clean air that you can enjoy.

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
From the summit, climbers can see the view of the Karst Maros that stands firm and wide

South Sulawesi has a variety of tourism potentials ranging from marine tourism to cultural tourism. Starting from the bustle of Losari Beach in Makassar City, Tana Toraja with its cultural rituals, as well as the beautiful expanse of Karst Maros which is the second largest karst mountain in the world. South Sulawesi comes with a variety of places that offer the beauty and charm of each region.

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The expanse of the Maros karst hills also enter the area of the Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park




Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The path to the summit of Mount Bulusaraung is filled with rocks with fairly steep terrain

However, if you happen to be in this Mamiri Wind Province and have already visited the places mentioned above, Bulusaraung Mountain is the right choice to feel another sensation of tourism in South Sulawesi. With an altitude of 1,535 meters above sea level, this mountain presents challenges and adventures that can add to the excitement of your holiday. This mountain also enters the Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park area which is famous as a habitat for various types of butterflies.

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The sea of clouds is also a bonus from climbing to this mountain

Located in the Tompio Bulu Village region, Balocci District, Pangkep Regency, Bulusaraung Mountain is one of the favorite mountains for climbers in South Sulawesi. The starting point of the climb from this mountain can be reached in about two and a half hours from the center of Makassar City. Although the height is not so striking compared to other mountains in Indonesia, climbing Mount Bulusaraung is not an easy matter.

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The moment of sunrise is always awaited by climbers


Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The journey from the ninth post to the summit of Mount Bulusaraung only takes about thirty minutes

Along the climbing path to the top of this mountain, can be found various types of plants ranging from rattan trees, candlenut, and also coconut. In addition, Bulusaraung Mountain is the original habitat for several fauna such as black apes, civets, and various types of butterflies.

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The peak of Mount Bulusaraung was marked by the presence of radio transmitters belonging to TNBB

The path to the summit of Mount Bulusaraung is filled with rocks with fairly steep terrain. This pathway will certainly test the physical endurance of the climbers. Mount Bulusaraung has ten resort posts including the last post at the top. The ninth post is usually used as a camping place for climbers who want to enjoy the moment of sunrise on the top of the mountain.

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The peak of Mount Bulusaraung from a distance, taken from the Trans Sulawesi road

The journey from the ninth post to the summit of Mount Bulusaraung takes about thirty minutes. The peak of Mount Bulusaraung was marked by the presence of a radio transmitter owned by BTNBB. From the top of the summit, climbers can see the beautiful scenery of the Karst Maros expanse which is a bonus for climbing to this mountain.
Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
From the summit, climbers can see the view of the Karst Maros that stands firm and wide

South Sulawesi has a variety of tourism potentials ranging from marine tourism to cultural tourism. Starting from the bustle of Losari Beach in Makassar City, Tana Toraja with its cultural rituals, as well as the beautiful expanse of Karst Maros which is the second largest karst mountain in the world. South Sulawesi comes with a variety of places that offer the beauty and charm of each region.

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The expanse of the Maros karst hills also enter the area of the Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park




Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The path to the summit of Mount Bulusaraung is filled with rocks with fairly steep terrain

However, if you happen to be in this Mamiri Wind Province and have already visited the places mentioned above, Bulusaraung Mountain is the right choice to feel another sensation of tourism in South Sulawesi. With an altitude of 1,535 meters above sea level, this mountain presents challenges and adventures that can add to the excitement of your holiday. This mountain also enters the Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park area which is famous as a habitat for various types of butterflies.

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The sea of clouds is also a bonus from climbing to this mountain

Located in the Tompio Bulu Village region, Balocci District, Pangkep Regency, Bulusaraung Mountain is one of the favorite mountains for climbers in South Sulawesi. The starting point of the climb from this mountain can be reached in about two and a half hours from the center of Makassar City. Although the height is not so striking compared to other mountains in Indonesia, climbing Mount Bulusaraung is not an easy matter.

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The moment of sunrise is always awaited by climbers


Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The journey from the ninth post to the summit of Mount Bulusaraung only takes about thirty minutes

Along the climbing path to the top of this mountain, can be found various types of plants ranging from rattan trees, candlenut, and also coconut. In addition, Bulusaraung Mountain is the original habitat for several fauna such as black apes, civets, and various types of butterflies.

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The peak of Mount Bulusaraung was marked by the presence of radio transmitters belonging to TNBB

The path to the summit of Mount Bulusaraung is filled with rocks with fairly steep terrain. This pathway will certainly test the physical endurance of the climbers. Mount Bulusaraung has ten resort posts including the last post at the top. The ninth post is usually used as a camping place for climbers who want to enjoy the moment of sunrise on the top of the mountain.

Climb Mount Bulusaraung, a New Experience Presented by South Sulawesi Tourism
The peak of Mount Bulusaraung from a distance, taken from the Trans Sulawesi road

The journey from the ninth post to the summit of Mount Bulusaraung takes about thirty minutes. The peak of Mount Bulusaraung was marked by the presence of a radio transmitter owned by BTNBB. From the top of the summit, climbers can see the beautiful scenery of the Karst Maros expanse which is a bonus for climbing to this mountain.

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island

It turns out that on the island of Flores we can see other mountains that have pyramid shapes such as the Ancient Egyptian State Building. The mountain is named Mount Inerie, located in Ngada Regency, or about fifteen kilometers to the south of Bajawa which is the city center of Ngada Regency, East Nusa Tenggara. The shape of Mount Inerie really resembles a pyramid with pointed tips. Some places around Mount Inerie are used as a place to enjoy the beauty of an active volcano. Aimere and Penginapan Manulalu, touted as the best place to enjoy the panoramic view of Mount Inerie, because of the places that erupted from the mountain in 1970 it will be seen clearly like a sharp pyramid.

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island
Usually the climbers start climbing from early morning to arrive at the top when the sun begins to rise

Not satisfied just enjoying the panorama from a distance, try to directly climb a mountain that has a height of 2,245 meters above sea level. Although quite high, to reach the peak of Mount Inerie only takes about three to five hours. This is because the village of Watumeze which was used as the starting point of the climb is already on a fairly high ground. Usually the climbers start climbing from early morning to arrive at the top when the sun begins to rise. This mountain is crowded in the dry season or around June to August.

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island
The beauty of the sunrise above the height is the reason some climbers climb the mountain

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island
The weather on this mountain is quite unstable, during the day the fog often falls to meet the peak of Mount Inerie

Climbing Mount Inerie is not an easy matter, the track from the mountain of pride of the Ngada community is dominated by gravel and rock rocks to the top. This makes the road that is passed becomes slippery and difficult to step on. Not infrequently the climbers must crawl to be able to continue climbing. The slight vegetation of trees growing on the mountain will add to the challenge if climbing is done during the daytime, because the scorching sun will not hesitate to add to the climbing burden.

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island
Bena Village is at the foot of Mount Inerie

Arriving on the first ridge, the deep crater from Mount Inerie can already be seen. But the journey still has to continue to its highest point with rocky terrain and increasingly sharp slope. About 30 minutes climb from the last punggugan, climbers will arrive at the highest peak of Mount Inerie. The peak is marked by three poles shaped like a cross embedded in the ground. From this peak, it can also be seen clearly that Bena Customary Village is located right at the foot of this mountain and is also one of the attractions owned by Ngada Regency.

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island
Taper view of Mount Inerie from Manulalu Lodge

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island
The peak of this mountain is marked by three poles shaped like a cross embedded in the ground

Hiking activities in Mount Inerie are well known to local and foreign tourists. The visitors are facilitated by the presence of tourist information centers in Bajawa City if they need more information related to this mountain, or need guide services to climb Mount Inerie.
Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island

It turns out that on the island of Flores we can see other mountains that have pyramid shapes such as the Ancient Egyptian State Building. The mountain is named Mount Inerie, located in Ngada Regency, or about fifteen kilometers to the south of Bajawa which is the city center of Ngada Regency, East Nusa Tenggara. The shape of Mount Inerie really resembles a pyramid with pointed tips. Some places around Mount Inerie are used as a place to enjoy the beauty of an active volcano. Aimere and Penginapan Manulalu, touted as the best place to enjoy the panoramic view of Mount Inerie, because of the places that erupted from the mountain in 1970 it will be seen clearly like a sharp pyramid.

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island
Usually the climbers start climbing from early morning to arrive at the top when the sun begins to rise

Not satisfied just enjoying the panorama from a distance, try to directly climb a mountain that has a height of 2,245 meters above sea level. Although quite high, to reach the peak of Mount Inerie only takes about three to five hours. This is because the village of Watumeze which was used as the starting point of the climb is already on a fairly high ground. Usually the climbers start climbing from early morning to arrive at the top when the sun begins to rise. This mountain is crowded in the dry season or around June to August.

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island
The beauty of the sunrise above the height is the reason some climbers climb the mountain

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island
The weather on this mountain is quite unstable, during the day the fog often falls to meet the peak of Mount Inerie

Climbing Mount Inerie is not an easy matter, the track from the mountain of pride of the Ngada community is dominated by gravel and rock rocks to the top. This makes the road that is passed becomes slippery and difficult to step on. Not infrequently the climbers must crawl to be able to continue climbing. The slight vegetation of trees growing on the mountain will add to the challenge if climbing is done during the daytime, because the scorching sun will not hesitate to add to the climbing burden.

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island
Bena Village is at the foot of Mount Inerie

Arriving on the first ridge, the deep crater from Mount Inerie can already be seen. But the journey still has to continue to its highest point with rocky terrain and increasingly sharp slope. About 30 minutes climb from the last punggugan, climbers will arrive at the highest peak of Mount Inerie. The peak is marked by three poles shaped like a cross embedded in the ground. From this peak, it can also be seen clearly that Bena Customary Village is located right at the foot of this mountain and is also one of the attractions owned by Ngada Regency.

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island
Taper view of Mount Inerie from Manulalu Lodge

Mount Inerie, Look at the Natural Pyramid on Flores Island
The peak of this mountain is marked by three poles shaped like a cross embedded in the ground

Hiking activities in Mount Inerie are well known to local and foreign tourists. The visitors are facilitated by the presence of tourist information centers in Bajawa City if they need more information related to this mountain, or need guide services to climb Mount Inerie.

Latimojong Mountains, The Highest Mountain In Sulawesi Island

Latimojong Mountains, The Highest Mountain In Sulawesi Island


The Province of South Sulawesi is part of the provinces in Indonesia which have the highest mountain in the country. Latimojong Mountains located in Enrekang Regency are part of the seven highest peaks in Indonesia (Seven Summits of Indonesia). This mountain range in the north of South Sulawesi Province has several peaks. The highest point of this mountain is named Mario Rante Peak with an altitude of 3,430 meters above sea level. The starting point of this mountain climbing can be started from Karangan Village.



Latimojong Mountains are the highest point on Sulawesi Island. This mountain range is not a volcano like other mountains scattered in several regions of Indonesia. The area of ​​the Latimojong mountains is filled with Montana-type forests where the characteristics of this type of forest are grown in an area of ​​2,000 to 3,000 meters above sea level. If lucky, the climbers can meet deer and anoa pigs in this mountain forest area.


The Latimojong Mountains are known to have seven peaks and each peak has its own name. Buntu Rante Mario was the highest point on the island of Sulawesi, followed by Buntu Nenemori as the second highest point, and other peaks namely Buntu Sinaji, Buntu Sikolong, Buntu Rante Kambola, Buntu Bajaja, and Buntu Latimojong. In Karangan Village, which is the starting point of the climb, there is a large clear water river called Salu Karangan. In this village too, climbers who need porter services can request the services of local residents.


There are seven resting stations that can be used by climbers to rest or set up tents before reaching the Rante Mario Peak. After passing through post seven, the vegetation began to change. Tall trees began to diminish, so the view was more clearly visible. Passing through post seven, the climbers will find a field that has branched roads. This branch directs the climbers to two different points, one to Rante Mario Peak and the other to Nenemori Peak. If you have arrived at Mario Rante Peak, the climbers will be treated to views from other peaks that are part of the Latimojong Mountains. While the peak itself is marked by a triangulation monument in the middle of a fairly flat land, bearing the peak of Rante Mario.

The Province of South Sulawesi is part of the provinces in Indonesia which have the highest mountain in the country. Latimojong Mountains located in Enrekang Regency are part of the seven highest peaks in Indonesia (Seven Summits of Indonesia). This mountain range in the north of South Sulawesi Province has several peaks. The highest point of this mountain is named Mario Rante Peak with an altitude of 3,430 meters above sea level. The starting point of this mountain climbing can be started from Karangan Village.



Latimojong Mountains are the highest point on Sulawesi Island. This mountain range is not a volcano like other mountains scattered in several regions of Indonesia. The area of ​​the Latimojong mountains is filled with Montana-type forests where the characteristics of this type of forest are grown in an area of ​​2,000 to 3,000 meters above sea level. If lucky, the climbers can meet deer and anoa pigs in this mountain forest area.


The Latimojong Mountains are known to have seven peaks and each peak has its own name. Buntu Rante Mario was the highest point on the island of Sulawesi, followed by Buntu Nenemori as the second highest point, and other peaks namely Buntu Sinaji, Buntu Sikolong, Buntu Rante Kambola, Buntu Bajaja, and Buntu Latimojong. In Karangan Village, which is the starting point of the climb, there is a large clear water river called Salu Karangan. In this village too, climbers who need porter services can request the services of local residents.


There are seven resting stations that can be used by climbers to rest or set up tents before reaching the Rante Mario Peak. After passing through post seven, the vegetation began to change. Tall trees began to diminish, so the view was more clearly visible. Passing through post seven, the climbers will find a field that has branched roads. This branch directs the climbers to two different points, one to Rante Mario Peak and the other to Nenemori Peak. If you have arrived at Mario Rante Peak, the climbers will be treated to views from other peaks that are part of the Latimojong Mountains. While the peak itself is marked by a triangulation monument in the middle of a fairly flat land, bearing the peak of Rante Mario.

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Maldives, a well-known island nation consisting of a collection of coral islands that surround the lagoon in the Indian Ocean. Maldives is always crowded with tourists every year, especially many famous figure artists who have a lot of vacation there because of the clear and beautiful natural scenery of the sea.

Its natural charm is amazing. But unfortunately, the cost is expensive. For those of you who want to feel the beauty of the Maldives no longer need to worry. Because it turns out, Indonesia also has island tourist destinations that are not less far from those in Maldives.

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Maratua Island itself is in the outermost position of Indonesia, namely in the Sulawesi Sea bordering Malaysia and the Philippines. Administratively, Maratua Island is part of the Maratua Subdistrict, Berau District, East Kalimantan Province which was only formed in 2003.

Maratua Island, in the Derawan Islands is better known by divers and marine biologists than Indonesians themselves because of the extraordinary diversity of marine life. It is a place of fierce fighting between developers and conservation because of the tension between economic development and the need to preserve rare ecology. This is a jumping point for divers to explore some of the richest and most unusual dive sites in the world.

There are many dive spots around Maratua, but here is a list of famous dive spots available. Each diving spot has its own unique scenery. the following include:


Jetty Dive Spot

Entering the waters close to the Maratua reef house, this shallow dive has many things to offer, especially at sunset. Around the reef (where you can find rare elephant ears) about 60ft offshore you will find lots of mandarin fish; divers can even see them mating. You can also see flocks of crocodiles, squid, harlequin shrimp, beautiful sea snails, blue ring octopus, giant shells, and many more. Many tourists again dive here for the umpteenth time and find new treasures all the time.

Turtle Traffic Spot

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Next on the reef you will definitely see some giant turtles. Most are green turtles, although usually you can see Hawksbill turtles too. They are very gentle, and will let you approach them close enough. At a depth of only 10m, you will find lots of marine specimens to be studied including moray eels, mantis shrimp, lobster and sea snails cleverly disguise themselves among the coral reefs of colorful dazzling.

Mid Reef

Maratua diving spots on Mid Reef are frequented by Nurse Sharks and Thresher Sharks. Other sights, divers are also spoiled with cute cute turtles, a pack of seahorses, hawkfish, parrot stingrays, and many others who swim here and there. Keep an eye on dwarf seahorses between coral sponges and giant sea fans will be an amazing experience here.

Eel Garden

As the name implies, Eel Garden aka eel garden is home to sea eels. This park is a long stretch of coral that slowly stretches to the sandy bottom. Eels are abundant here, and depending on the moment, you can also see Spanish tuna, and barracuda flocks along with many types of hard and soft coral reefs.

Hanging Garden

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Vertical walls, with many porches and ditches are home to a variety of extraordinary coral and fish. Black coral trees and sea fans thrive along the walls, while many reef fish hide in caves and crevices such as sweetlips, snappers and angelfish. On the outside of the vertical wall, divers can find sharks and turtles swimming happily.

Cabbage Garden

Very little protected area that is suitable for less experienced divers. As well as the number of cabbage that gets its name, there are many other reef fish here. This is also a popular hangout for turtles.

The Channel

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Maybe this was the most interesting dive spot around Maratua, the magic of the Strait never changed. Currents can be so extreme that it is not always possible to dive here, but, in addition to the richness of coral reefs, fish are also abundant. Shark varieties include hammerheads, gray sharks and white sharks, as well as tuna, barracuda, Manta stingrays and eagles and snapper. What needs to be taken care of, is only a high flying hour divers that can dive into the most extreme diving spots in Maratua.

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

For those of you who are interested in visiting here the easiest route to Maratua Island is through Tanjung Redeb. Wherever the city is from, take the flight to Balikpapan. From Balikpapan continue the flight to Berau Regency, East Kalimantan. Upon arrival in Berau, the next destination is Tanjung Redeb. Then, continue the trip by boat to Maratua Island. The ship operates on Monday, Friday and Sunday. Easier, use the travel operator services to Maratua Island.

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Here is also available lodging for tourists who like to explore this island. The most famous lodging in Maratua is Maratua Paradise Resort, at this resort you can be satisfied watching the sea with turquoise water, very beautiful.
Maldives, a well-known island nation consisting of a collection of coral islands that surround the lagoon in the Indian Ocean. Maldives is always crowded with tourists every year, especially many famous figure artists who have a lot of vacation there because of the clear and beautiful natural scenery of the sea.

Its natural charm is amazing. But unfortunately, the cost is expensive. For those of you who want to feel the beauty of the Maldives no longer need to worry. Because it turns out, Indonesia also has island tourist destinations that are not less far from those in Maldives.

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Maratua Island itself is in the outermost position of Indonesia, namely in the Sulawesi Sea bordering Malaysia and the Philippines. Administratively, Maratua Island is part of the Maratua Subdistrict, Berau District, East Kalimantan Province which was only formed in 2003.

Maratua Island, in the Derawan Islands is better known by divers and marine biologists than Indonesians themselves because of the extraordinary diversity of marine life. It is a place of fierce fighting between developers and conservation because of the tension between economic development and the need to preserve rare ecology. This is a jumping point for divers to explore some of the richest and most unusual dive sites in the world.

There are many dive spots around Maratua, but here is a list of famous dive spots available. Each diving spot has its own unique scenery. the following include:


Jetty Dive Spot

Entering the waters close to the Maratua reef house, this shallow dive has many things to offer, especially at sunset. Around the reef (where you can find rare elephant ears) about 60ft offshore you will find lots of mandarin fish; divers can even see them mating. You can also see flocks of crocodiles, squid, harlequin shrimp, beautiful sea snails, blue ring octopus, giant shells, and many more. Many tourists again dive here for the umpteenth time and find new treasures all the time.

Turtle Traffic Spot

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Next on the reef you will definitely see some giant turtles. Most are green turtles, although usually you can see Hawksbill turtles too. They are very gentle, and will let you approach them close enough. At a depth of only 10m, you will find lots of marine specimens to be studied including moray eels, mantis shrimp, lobster and sea snails cleverly disguise themselves among the coral reefs of colorful dazzling.

Mid Reef

Maratua diving spots on Mid Reef are frequented by Nurse Sharks and Thresher Sharks. Other sights, divers are also spoiled with cute cute turtles, a pack of seahorses, hawkfish, parrot stingrays, and many others who swim here and there. Keep an eye on dwarf seahorses between coral sponges and giant sea fans will be an amazing experience here.

Eel Garden

As the name implies, Eel Garden aka eel garden is home to sea eels. This park is a long stretch of coral that slowly stretches to the sandy bottom. Eels are abundant here, and depending on the moment, you can also see Spanish tuna, and barracuda flocks along with many types of hard and soft coral reefs.

Hanging Garden

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Vertical walls, with many porches and ditches are home to a variety of extraordinary coral and fish. Black coral trees and sea fans thrive along the walls, while many reef fish hide in caves and crevices such as sweetlips, snappers and angelfish. On the outside of the vertical wall, divers can find sharks and turtles swimming happily.

Cabbage Garden

Very little protected area that is suitable for less experienced divers. As well as the number of cabbage that gets its name, there are many other reef fish here. This is also a popular hangout for turtles.

The Channel

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Maybe this was the most interesting dive spot around Maratua, the magic of the Strait never changed. Currents can be so extreme that it is not always possible to dive here, but, in addition to the richness of coral reefs, fish are also abundant. Shark varieties include hammerheads, gray sharks and white sharks, as well as tuna, barracuda, Manta stingrays and eagles and snapper. What needs to be taken care of, is only a high flying hour divers that can dive into the most extreme diving spots in Maratua.

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

For those of you who are interested in visiting here the easiest route to Maratua Island is through Tanjung Redeb. Wherever the city is from, take the flight to Balikpapan. From Balikpapan continue the flight to Berau Regency, East Kalimantan. Upon arrival in Berau, the next destination is Tanjung Redeb. Then, continue the trip by boat to Maratua Island. The ship operates on Monday, Friday and Sunday. Easier, use the travel operator services to Maratua Island.

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Maratua Island, Like Maldives In Indonesia

Here is also available lodging for tourists who like to explore this island. The most famous lodging in Maratua is Maratua Paradise Resort, at this resort you can be satisfied watching the sea with turquoise water, very beautiful.
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