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Togean Islands National Park

Taman Nasional Kepulauan Togean is a national park that includes Togean islands lining the Tomini bay area, Tojo Una-una regency, Central Sulawesi, was inaugurated in 2004 and has an area of 3,620 square kilometers includes lands and waters rich coral reefs and a variety of rare and beautiful marine life.

Togean Islands National Park is a protected area in Togean lined Tomini Bay, Central Sulawesi, presenting spot for diving and snorkelling in Kadidiri island or fishing, exploring the natural forest on Malenge island, visit Mount Colo on Una-una island and greet Bajo settlements in Kabalutan.

Tinuku Travel Togean Islands National Park line Tomini bay perfect diving and snorkeling in coral triangle Central Sulawesi

Tinuku.com Travel Togean Islands National Park line Tomini bay perfect diving and snorkeling in coral triangle Central Sulawesi

Beautiful islands in the waters of Tomini bay formed by volcanic activity, covered by lush vegetation of fertile land and surrounded by coral reefs formations. Rocks and beaches provide a place for some charismatic marine animals to live and breed such as the green turtle.

Togean Islands National Park is an archipelago located in transition zone line of Wallace and Weber as a cluster of small islands across the center Tomini gulf, extending 102.7 kilometers with a land area of 755.4 square kilometers covered in 66 large and small islands are islands of Unauna, Batudaka, Togean, Talatakoh, Waleakodi, Waleabahi and others.

Park has an area of 336,773 hectares, the forest has an area of 362 605 hectares, consists of protected forest area 10,659 hectares, limited production forest area of 193 hectares, permanent production forest area of 11 759 hectares and production forest area that can be converted covering 3,221 hectares, while the marine waters have extensive 336,773 hectares.

The survey by the Marine Rapid Assessment Program (MRAP) by Conservation International Indonesia (CII) in Togean and Banggai show Togean archipelago is one piece of coral reef ecosystems critical of the coral triangle covers an area of Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Japan and Australia. Coral reefs in Togean has four types are fringing reef, barrier reef, patch reef and atoll.

Carrying more than 262 coral species classified into 19 Familia at 25 spots scattered coral reefs in Togean. Endemic species of coral is Accropora togeanensis at 11 spots coral reef monitoring. Six new species of corals are also found in Togean island and Banggai island of the genus Acropora, Porites, Leptoseris, Echinophyllia and Galaxea.

Types of reef fish over 596 species included in the 62 Familia. Paracheilinus togeanensis and Ecsenius sp allegedly an endemic found only in Togean. More than 555 species of molluscs from 103 families, 336 kinds of gastropods, 211 kinds of bivalves, 2 types of cephalopod, 2 types Scaphopoda and 4 types of Chiton.

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Location: Togean islands, Tomini bay, Tojo Una-una regency, Central Sulawesi.

Activity: Diving, snorkeling, swimming, fishing, canoeing, trekking, hiking, camping, hammocking. Explore the flora and fauna. Explore ethnography, archeology, architecture, culture and culinary. Seeing sunset and sunrise, hunting photography and videography, and others.

Complementary facilities: Rental snorkel gear, boats, restrooms, restaurants, resorts and cottages.

Routes and public transport: All flights to Syukuran Aminuddin Amir Airport in Luwuk or Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport in Palu. Then use a car to Ampana town, then use a speedboat to Dolong, Wakai and Malenge in the Togean national park area.

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