Posts Under North Maluku/Moluccas Category

Morortai Island

Morortai Island

As many other islands in Indonesia, Morotai also offers undersea wonders. The specialty of this island is that visitors can dive to swim with the sharks. There are many kinds of sharks in this island especially on Gorango Cape. The name made it clear what to expect at the cape since in the in the local language gorango means shark. Under the sea you can also visit a second world war “museu...

Marikurubu Village

Marikurubu Village

To go to Marikurubu village you have to climb the Gamalama Volcano. It needs 4 hours but it is an easy climb. While on your way to the village or maybe to the peak of the volcano, you will have a good view of a clove plantation. In the plantation you maybe interested in looking for the oldest clove tree. It is said that the clove tree is older than 400 years old.

Sagea Cave

Sagea Cave

This cave which has a wide entrance 20 m2 and a length of about 30 km is located 5km from Sagea, District Vedas, Central Halmahera. In the cave, full of stalactites unique color and the air temperature reaches zero degrees. Outside of the cave, tourists can see the beautiful scenery and can visit the river called Kali Sagea. The cave Sagea can be reached via the coast by speedboat.

Interesting Places and Sites: North Maluku

Interesting Places and Sites: North Maluku

Burnt Rock

Burnt Rock

Burnt Rock

Burnt Rock (Batu Angus) is a place where you can see deep black frozen lava shaped as large rock or sand while also enjoying the view of the sea and Hiri Island. The lava is from the eruption of Gamalama Volcano in 1737. It is not far from the airport, so why not spare some timeĀ  and imagine the tremendous power of Gamalama Volcano.