Roti is the southernmost island of Indonesia and lies just 500 KM from the northeast of Australia. This exotic, pristine island consists of rolling hills, valleys, terraced plantations, savanna, and forests mirrored by spectacular marine life, excellent surfing, stunning beaches and great scuba diving. From the endemic snake necked turtle to mantas, it is also the people and their kingdoms that enchant on this island. Following ancient tradition to this very day, the domain is ruled by a male and female lord while several advisers represent the clans within their domain. With unique architecture, exquisite weavings, arts and traditions, the island of Roti may just be one of the last untouched paradises to bless our earth.
Borneo is the largest island of Asia, divided into three countries. Kalimantan, the Indonesian territory makes up 73% of the entire island. The rain forests of Borneo are over 130 million years old, making them 70 million years older than the Amazon! Blessed with vast natural resources, sectioned by navigable river systems, caves, spectacular coastline and an abundance of flora and fauna, Kalimantan is the centre of evolution and distribution of many endemic species of plants, marine life and animals. There are over 3000 species of trees, 15,000 species of flowering plants, 440 endemic fresh water fish species, 3000+ marine species, native orangutans, Asian elephants, Sumatran Rhinoceros, Bornean clouded leopard, hoses civet and dayak fruit bats. This rare and wonderful region of our planet has something for all nature and adventure enthusiasts. For diving, the Maratua Atoll hosts a startling array of pelagic fish and macro delights while Kakaban's non- stinging jelly fish lakes can be combined with dives with reef sharks, barracudas and hammerheads.
Kararu, Indonesia's home base is the magical island of Bali. Unlike any other destination in the world, Bali's rich culture draws in millions of tourists year after year. An island literally blessed by the gods, the exquisite flower-petal offerings, processions of traditionally dressed locals, ringing traditional gamalan music and ethnic Balines dancing ensure, that daily positive blessings keep Bali's energy positive.
Bali lies just West of the Wallace Line and hosts a multitude of flora and fauna. There are + 280 species of birds, including the endemic Bali starling. The rich coral reefs support giant sunfish, manta rays, turtles and several macro critters. With 3000 M + volcanoes, trekking adventures abound as do river rafting and sailing. The West Bali National park, the most north westerly point of Bali protects about 10% of Bali's total land area. The habitat is varied with rainforest, dry savanna, acacia scrub and pockets of mangrove forest. Along with over 150 bird species, mammals include wild cattle, Rusa, Mutjac deer, wild board and leopard cats.
Apart from famous beaches, surfing and diving, it's the Bali's warm and generous people, amazing rice fields, ancient monuments, and unique art of combining tradition with modern tourism that ensure a constant stream of visitors to this alluring island.
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Historically known as the spice islands, Banda is located in the Maluku Islands of Indonesia and comprises hundreds of islands stretching from Timor to West Papua. Connected to the Pacific Ocean, with a total area of 850.000 KM2 90% sea, this biogeographical region contains an eclectic mix of plant, marine and animal species from both Asia and Australasia. Ambon, the region's capital, holds an important place in both the rich history of Indonesia and as one of it's best marine diving destinations. Conquered by the Portuguese, Spanish and later the Dutch provides the area with a rich, diverse mix of cultures and ethnicity. Boasting islands with hundreds of banded sea snakes, unspoiled beaches, muck diving, 3000 + species of fish life, 100+ corals, marsupials, 100+ endemic bird species, pelagic fishes and low levels of population, this region is the meeting point of four geological plates and two continental blocks, placing it in the heart of the active "ring of fire".
The region is so rich with underwater biodiversity, it is quite possibly, the richest coral reef ecosystem in the world. Remote and relatively undisturbed by humans, the area offers stunning islands, towering mountains, dense jungles and cascading waterfalls. Combine this with the friendly local people, a wealth of culture, crafts and customs as well as rare wildlife such as the black cockatoo, the red bird of paradise, cassowaries and cuscus and you have a true last frontier waiting to be discovered.
the world's most diverse and interesting marine wildlife parks. With it's unique hot and dry climate, characterized by savannah vegetation, it is the perfect habitat for the world's largest lizard, the up to 3 m long Komodo Dragon. For the marine lover, Komodo offers world class scuba diving or snorkeling in a staggering variety of sites with walls, coral gardens, pinnacles, drop offs as well as quiet bays and inlets for macro critters.
Rajah Ampat is an archipelago comprising over 40,000 km2 of land and sea consisting of 1,500 small islands and shoals located on the island of New Guinea, in Indonesia's West Papua province.
The Komodo National Park, is a UNESCO world heritage site as well as one of the 7 wonders of nature, located in Indonesia's Lesser Sunda Islands with a total area of 1733 km2. Komodo is one of