Makassar is the largest city in east Indonesia and the capital city of South Sulawesi province. Makassar enjoys a central location in the Indonesian archipelago and is the Indonesia’s busy air hub, connecting Sumatra, Java, Bali and Kalimantan in the west with Sulawesi, the Moluccas and Papua in the east.
The island of Makassar are also known to have some of the best spots for diving. Just a mere 50 km from the city, Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park awaits with its stunning waterfall and hordes of enchanting butterflies, or visit Bulukumba's fascinating traditional ship building dockyards and pristine beach at Bira. Freshly caught seafood served in a variety of ways, Chinese or local, is the highlight of any visit to Makassar.