Best Tourism Sites: Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi Posted on September 16, 2019September 16, 2019 by Pepe De Wee Wakatobi Islands Have you ever visited Indonesia one of them in Southeast Sulawesi? If you have ever visited Southeast Sulawesi, you must often hear Wakatobi. Yeah! Wakatobi is one of the national parks in Indonesia when you visit Indonesia which is very famous by both local and foreign tourists. This national park is located in Wakatobi Regency, in Southeast Sulawesi Province. This place is a place or habitat for almost 85% of the world’s coral and has more than 900 species of fish. Not infrequently many tourists try to visit this place when they are in Indonesia. Did you know that Wakatobi as a National Park in Indonesia has been named as one of the best tourist attractions in the world? If you come across this area, then you will find a very clear blue expanse of sea with a view of various species of fish that are very beautiful and rarely encountered. If you are a lover of diving, you should include Wakatobi as one of the best places for you to dive. You can dive and see various types of unspoiled coral reefs and marine life by only diving in areas that are still low. For that, you don’t need to be afraid if you can’t swim. Transportation To go to Wakatobi there are various transportation facilities that you can choose from such as planes and ships. When you choose to travel by plane, you can travel from Jakarta using Garuda Indonesia, Sriwijaya, and Lion Air. After that, your plane will stop at Kendari and continue at Wakatobi as your final stop. However, you can also choose a Wings Air flight from Jakarta to Makassar to the airport in Wakotabi with a duration of 2 -2.5 hours. Then, continue using the passenger ship for Rp.50,000. Transportation Options at Wakatobi When you have arrived at Wakatobi because you want to visit Indonesia, then you can see every stretch of sea that is so beautiful in Wakatobi. You can rent a car for around Rp.550,000 per day. However, when you don’t want to rent a car, then you can use a car service to take you to one destination at a cost of around Rp. 80,000 – Rp. 100,000 / your destination. Besides, you can also rent a motorbike to be able to see the beauty around Wakatobi for Rp. 60,000 – Rp. 90,000, – / day. Lodging or Hotel Lodging or hotel in Wakatobi is very diverse and many. If you go to this tourist spot, don’t be confused to find a place to stay because in this area available lodging and hotels as a place for you to rest. The price is also quite diverse. The following hotels and lodging that you can choose when visiting Wakatobi. 1. Wakatobi Patuno Diving and Beach Resort One of the resorts or lodging that you can choose first is Wakatobi Patuno Diving and Beach Resort. This inn is located at the main gate of Wakatobi National Park. You will be presented with several rooms that you can choose according to your wishes to be able to see the beauty of Wakatobi and at the place of this inn also served a swimming pool. 2. Wasabinua Hotel and Resto The second place to stay for you to choose is Wasabinua Hotel and Resto. This inn is near the reef and there is also a simple wooden bridge as a place for you to cross on another island. If you choose this place, you will see a very nice view because this place is surrounded by a very clear sea. Interesting Objects in Wakatobi You Must Visit When visiting Wakatobi, you will find a variety of very beautiful places especially underwater beauty. The thing you have to do is make a list of places you want to visit so you don’t feel confused when you go to Wakatobi and see some interesting tourist attractions there. 1. Tadano Beach Maybe you often hear the name of this beach. If you visit Indonesia, i.e. in Southeast Sulawesi you must visit Taduno Beach. This beach is in the Wakatobi area and the beach is still fairly quiet because many people do not know the location of this beach because of its hidden location. You will even be spoiled by a vast expanse of white beach with a very amazing view. Clean blue sea with a view of marine life will add to the beauty of this beach. Therefore, I suggest you not to miss the view on Taduno Beach. You can even see the sunset and the birds returning to their nests filling the mangrove forest. 2. Pajam Village Pajam Village is one of the villages in Wakatobi where most of the people there work as producers of handicrafts, namely weaving and souvenirs typical of the Wakatobi community. Pajam village is known as the oldest village in this region because this village has existed since the Kaledupa Kingdom. Even this village is a village that is often visited by tourists who visit. You can see a variety of local community activities and even directly weave the weaving process done by the community. After getting tired of seeing the weaving process, you should not forget to buy weaving typical of this area. The costs offered are quite varied depending on the size of the woven fabric produced such as around Rp. 250,000 – Rp. 350,000. There are even weaves that have millions of rupiah prices depending on the motif and size you choose. 3. Jamakara Peak This peak is in the Kaledupa region. When you want to visit Indonesia especially this place, then you have to travel for 35 minutes. To reach the peak, you are required to walk because you cannot use any vehicle such as a motorcycle or car. When you are in this area, some rules are used as myths here but you must obey as you are forbidden to wear clothes that have striking colors and don’t speak too loudly. If you break them, you will be affected by the disaster. That’s the myth that exists in this tourist spot. Besides, you are forbidden to talk dirty or bad in this place.