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Kayaking, treking, surfing, rock climbing ... these are only some of the many exhilarating adventures that are on offer in Indonesia. From white water rafting down the rapids of the Maiting River in Sulawesi to climbing the peaks of one of the world’s most famous volcanos at Krakatau, Indonesia has enough thrilling adventures to keep any adrenaline junkie busy. Discover a whole new world of excitement as you climb active volcanos and take in the awe-inspiring views. For those who are flexible enough to get in tight spaces and don’t mind the dark, explore the caves of Java where you will see some unique rock formations that are sure to make your jaw drop. As you make your way around the country, surf some of the world’s biggest swells in North Sumatra or hike the high snowcapped peaks of the mountains of Papua. For hikers who don’t mind a bit of rough travel, get off the beaten track in the jungle in Kalimantan where you will meet the Dayak people, search for wildlife and get up close and personal with wild orang utans. Come to Indonesia and you will get an unfrogettable experience of excitement, adventure and fun.

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  • The Tandurusa Zoological Gardens: Park for Sulawesi’s Endemic Animals

    If you wish to see Sulawesi’s many strange animals, like the cute little tarsiers, the maleo birds, macaques and others,  but do not have the time nor the patience to hike into the forests, then your answer must surely be a visit to the Tandurusa Zoological Gardens in the city of Bitung, the harbor city of Manado, capital of North Sulawesi province.     The Tandurusa Park , located in the Tandurusa area in the subdistrict...

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    Location: Sulawesi » North Sulawesi » Kota Bitung

     
    The Semurup Hot spring: Natural Wonder of Mount Kerinci

    The Semurup Hot spring: Natural Wonder of Mount Kerinci

    In  the cold air  of its highlands,  Mount Kerinci, in the province of Jambi, hides a  natural wonder that was created by the earth’s volcanic activity. This is  a sulfuric hot spring known as the  Semurup Hot Spring,  located at the Baru Air Hangat Village, Air Hangat Sub District, Kerinci Regency.   In the mountain chain of Bukit Barisan, dominated here by the active Mount Kerinci  are a large...

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    Location: Sumatra » Jambi » Kab. Kerinci

     
    The Longhouse and the Dayak Way of Life

    The Longhouse and the Dayak Way of Life

    When travelling up the Kapuas River, you will pass typical Dayak longhouses, with smoke wafting from atop roofs disappearing behind leafy ferns and rows of coconut trees.  Inside, mothers will have just extracted the coconut juice to prepare a big dinner that smells most inviting. A Dayak longhouse consists of more than 50 rooms with many kitchens, making it one of the largest houses built.  Although many may look delapidated,...

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    Location: Kalimantan » West Kalimantan » Kota Pontianak

     

    The Lamandau River Wildlife Reserve

    The Lamandau River Wildlife Reserve, (in Bahasa Indonesia: Suaka Margasatwa Sungai Lamandau, or SMS Lamandau) is a river that flows through 76,000 hectares of tropical rainforest, and is a sanctuary for many endangered species, including the Borneo Orangutan. The reserve is funded by the Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) and provides preservation of lowland forest ecosystems and orangutan habitats. It is also a source of livelihood for 12...

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    Location: Kalimantan » Central Kalimantan

     
  • The Incredible Lake Toba

    The Incredible Lake Toba

    Lake Toba is one of the awesome natural wonders of the world. This is a crater lake so enormous it has an island almost the size of Singapore in its centre. At over 1,145 square kilometers, and a depth of 450 meters, Lake Toba is actually more like an ocean. This is the largest lake in Southeast Asia and one of the deepest lakes in the world. Toba is a place to come and sit back, relax and absorb some beautiful pristine scenery. As you sit and...

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    Location: Sumatra » North Sumatra » Kab. Simalungun

     
    The Beach at Iboih – Pulau Weh's Hidden Paradise

    The Beach at Iboih – Pulau Weh's Hidden Paradise

    All is silent as the wooden boat appears to be floating through the air, but in fact is slowly moving along the shallow waters of the Iboih Beach:  the waters are so calm and crystal clear that it feels as if it is floating in the air. The beautiful and natural beaches at Iboih will surely change your perception of a boat coming in to dock at the pier.Pantai Iboih, also known as Teupin Layeu, is located opposite the west bank of the...

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    Location: Sumatra » Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam » Kota Sabang

     
    THE ASMAT: Papua’s famed Woodcarvers

    THE ASMAT: Papua’s famed Woodcarvers

    The wide south-east swath of land of the Indonesian part of the island of Papua comprises flat plains overgrown with mangrove forests serrated by many rivers. These plains lie so low that at high tide during the rainy season, sea water penetrates some two kilometers inland and flows back out to two km to sea at low tide. During low tide the plains are muddy and impassable. This is the largest alluvial swamp in the world, a low-lying territory of...

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    Location: Papua » Papua » Kab. Asmat

     
    The Asahan River

    The Asahan River

    Flowing from Lake Toba, the biggest Crater Lake in the world, through the staggering Sigura-gura Dam, passing the valley of the Bukit Barisan Mountain Range, before pouring into the Malacca Straits at Nibung Gulf, the Asahan River is not merely a major river in North Sumatra but also an endless stream of excitement for river rafting enthusiasts. Centered at the Bandar Pulau Sub District in the Asahan Regency, North Sumatra Province, the Asahan...

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    Location: Sumatra » North Sumatra » Kab. Asahan

     
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