From Sultan Babullah airport to the South you would find DUFA DUFA seaport, this is a very important seaport if someone would take a trip to SIDANGOLI or JAILOLO at the island of HALMAHERA
PULAU MAITARA is very fascinating island with its green mountain when attendants watching this scenery from Ahmad Yani Harbor or From Bastiong seaport or at a very close distance at KALAMATA Fortress, the island is stand elegantly in front of Pulau Tidore
Pulau Tidore is located at the south eastern of Pulau Ternate, it would take about one hour by motorizd Boat Taxi from Pulau Ternate Bastiong Port........
From Pulau Ternate, you could see a beautiful Panorama of Pulau Tidore side by side with Pulau Maitara, one could see a beautiful picture of this two beautiful island at one of Indonesian Currency, a paper money with nominal IDR 1,000.
A motorized Boat Taxi is a common public transportation in TERNATE and all islands nearby. A trip from TERNATE to TIDORE island would take less than an hour by a boat taxi, there is no fix schedule, a boat Queue for their trip departure at the jetty and leaving after they have 8 to 10 passengers.
You could take a motor boat taxi from TERNATE's BASTIONG port to Tidore island or to Maitara island ....
Garuda Indonesia Airline fly from Jakarta early in the morning at 05.40 AM (Western Indonesian Time) would take about 3 hours and arrive in the morning at about 10.00 AM (Middle Indonesian Time) at Manado-Sam Ratulangi Airport, North Sulawesi and take a transfer flight from Sam Ratulangi Airport which depart at 10.45 AM and arrive at 12.40 (Eastern Indonesian Time) in Ternate Sultan Baabullah Airport.
The schedule by Garuda is more reliable than any other airlines, with two times meals: a midnight suffer and a morning breakfast.
I book a ticket via online at www.garuda-indonesia.com or sometime get a ticket by phone booking through its hotline: +62.21.23519999