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Wakatobi National Park

Taman Nasional Wakatobi is a group of islands, the island sandbar, beautiful atolls and amazing biodiversity of the archipelago Tukangbesi, Wakatobi Regency, Southeast Sulawesi. Four main islands is the island of Wangi-Wangi, Kaledupa, Tomia and Binongko lined the west side of the Banda Sea become a haven for diving and snorkeling.

Wakatobi declared a national park in 2002 with a total area of 13900 square kilometer save marine biodiversity and occupies one of the highest priority for marine conservation in the archipelago. Landscape waters have varied sea depths and the deepest part reaches 1,044 meters below sea level.

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Wakatobi waters that are in the area "Coral Triangle" or the coral triangle region which has the highest marine biodiversity in the world. Pearls 25 clusters of coral reefs and the ideal depth for various types of marine life to produce an aesthetic value and high conservation.

Stunning underwater world invites visitors for diving, snorkeling, swimming, boating, kayaking and others to see the coral reef, a variety of underwater animals and watch a variety of local culture that is very exotic.

Panoramic beauty of the 25 clusters of coral reefs store about 112 species from 13 families were scattered at 25 points along the 600 kilometers of coastline as Acropora formosa, Hyacinthus, Psammocora profundasafla, Pavona cactus, Leptoseris Yabei, Fungia molucensis, Lobophyllia robusta, Merulina ampliata, Platygyra versifora, Euphyllia glabrescens, Tubastraea frondes, Stylophora pistillata, Sarcophyton throchelliophorum and Sinularia spp.

The wealth of fish representing 93 species such as Argus bintik (Cephalopholus argus), Takhasang (Naso unicornis), Pogo-pogo (Balistoides viridescens), Napoleon wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus), Red fish (Lutjanus biguttatus), Baronang (Siganus guttatus), Amphiprion melanopus, Chaetodon specullum, Chelmon rostratus, Heniochus acuminatus, Lutjanus monostigma and Caesio caerularea.

Three species of sea turtles are often landed on the islands of the national park is the hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), loggerhead (Caretta caretta) and Olive Ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea). Wakatobi home for birds goose-brown stone (Sula leucogaster plotus), Cerek melayu (Charadrius peronii) and King prawns Erasia (Alcedo atthis).

Wakatobi National Park has very complete facilities. Kaledupa Resort in Pulau Hoga, Binongko Resort in Pulau Binongko and Tamia Resort is a very good accommodation, especially for diving, snorkeling, marine tours, swimming, camping, tourism and culture.

Wakatobi archipelago formed since the tertiary era until the end of the Miocene age as a result of geological processes in the form of a sliding faults that can not be separated from the workings of the tectonic style. A total of 39 islands, three charred and 5 atolls formed by the baseplate. Some beautiful atolls include Kaledupa Atoll, Kapota Atoll and Tomia Atoll. Travel Wakatobi National Park, paradise islands and atolls line in Coral Triangle for diving and snorkeling Wakatobi National Park, paradise islands and atolls line in Coral Triangle for diving and snorkeling

Location: Wakatobi Regency, Southeast Sulawesi.

Activity: Diving, snorkeling, swimming, camping, hammocking. Explore the flora and fauna. Seeing sunset and sunrise, hunting photography and videography, and others.

Complementary facilities: Professional diving instructor. Rental dive gear, snorkel gear, boats and camping equipment. Car parking, restrooms, restaurants and resorts.

Routes and public transport: All flights to Kendari city, then to the site of the national park by boat. About 10 hours depending on the weather.

The park management: Balai Taman Nasional Wakatobi, Jln. Dayanu Ikhsanuddin No.71, Bau-Bau, Sulawesi Tenggara, Telp/Fax : +62 402 2826326

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