Pulau Togian Travel Guide

  • What to Pack
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  • Sharing the beach on the Togians
    Sharing the beach on the Togians
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  • View of islands while on a boat trip
    View of islands while on a boat trip
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Pulau Togian Things to Do

  • Diving and snorkeling

    Diving possible with Paradise (excelent dive instructor), also with Black Marlin. Snorkeling just before the Bungalows, or nearby islands (Taipi) and reefs.http://www.blackmarlindiving.com/theresort.html

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  • Exploring islands on foot

    While many people will spend their time on the Togians either underwater or lying on the beach, there are also some great walks to be done. From Katupat on Pulau Togean it is possible to walk over the hills to villages on the opposite tip. It was market day in Katupat so we decided to follow some other villagers home. It was a pleasant walk to the...

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  • Exploring the sea in the Togians

    You don't have to be a diver to get a great experience of what lies underwater in the Togians. While there has been some damage to coral and reefs through dynamite fishing, there are still some great sights to behold. Staying at Fadhila Cottages on Pulau Pangempa meant there was snorkelling virtually at your door step. After a ten to fifteen metre...

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Pulau Togian Restaurants

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    by lotharscheer Updated Sep 30, 2013

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    It`s mostly fish and rice in the 3 resorts of Kadidiri , best of them is Paradise.
    No other possibility unless you go to Wakai.

    After lunch
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Pulau Togian Transportation

  • Getting there

    From Singapore (Silk Air) and several Indonesian towns by plane to Manado, from there by plane or bus to Gorontalo (see my Gorontalo page) and on by boat,From Kuala Lumpur (Air Asia) to Makassar/Ujung Padang and from there by plane to Gorontalo then by boat, or by bus to Rantepao (Tana Toraja) and Ampana, then by boat.Lion Air flyes from different...

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  • Pulau Togian

    From Gorontalo to Wakai 5:00 Pm Tuesday and FridayFrom Wakai to Gorontalo 3:00 Pm Monday and ThursdayFrom Ampana to Wakai 9:00/9:30 Am everyday except Friday From Wakai to Ampana 12 (most days) everyday except Friday The Tuna Tumini from Gorontalo to Wakai goes then to Ampana Tete als in bad weather, the other boats to Wakai leave from Ampana Kota...

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  • Getting to the Togian Islands

    It is not easy getting to the Togians from either the south or the north. A lot of patience is required, but ultimately that patience is rewarded. Ferries leave from Ampana to Wakai almost daily and while the distance doesn't seem far in kilometers, it takes 4 to 6 hours. Some of these ferries then head to Gorontalo in the north with stops at...

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Pulau Togian Shopping

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    by lotharscheer Written Jan 23, 2015

    The only place for (limited) shopping is nearby Wakai, if you need medication, and some other little things, Monday might be market day with a little more things, and if in season (January?) you can find nice but small Durians (but your neighbour or your wife might hate the smell), you might find also banana cakes and other sweets and other fruits to get a bit of change in your diet.

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    • Fishing

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Pulau Togian Local Customs

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    by Daihappydai Updated Apr 17, 2011

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    While fishing is the main source of income, selling or trading dried coconut provides a much needed supplement for many on the Togian Islands. Scaling 20 metre tall trees with ease and then drying the coconut over open fires is a common task for men on the islands. The locals are happy to share their produce with you - make a small offering.

    Drying coconut over an open fire, Togian Islands Drying coconut over an open fire, Togian Islands Scaling a coconut tree, Togian Islands Bringing coconuts down from high, Togian Islands Drying coconut meat, Togian Islands
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Pulau Togian What to Pack

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    by lotharscheer Updated Oct 24, 2011

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    Miscellaneous: The closest shops (not well stocked) are in Wakai, better selections (but still limited) in Ampana or Gorantolo, anything you need you should bring.

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Pulau Togian Sports & Outdoors

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    by lotharscheer Updated Jun 13, 2014

    Good diving is possible from Paradise Resort and Black Marlin next door.
    http://www.kadidiriparadise.com/

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