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Tourist Information in Tobelo

Kantor Pariwisata Halmahera Utara

An essential depository of information on Halmahera Utara, including diving sites and guides, natural attractions – they can organise a guide to climb Gunung Dukono – and WWII relics. The charming staff speak Englis…
Tourist Information in Masohi, Namano & Amahai

Central Maluku Tourist Office

The staff are friendly, but there's little information on offer in either spoken or written English. This is the place to begin the three-stage application for permits to visit Manusela National Park.
Travel Agency in Kota Ambon

PT Daya Patal

Ever-obliging agency with helpful English-speaking staff who are the best source of up-to-date travel information. Sells airline tickets, as well as speedboat and Pelni tickets, for a small commission.
Tourist Information in Kota Ternate

Ternate City Tourist Office

Staff are knowledgeable and will do all they can to help. They can arrange guides for Gamalama hikes. Look for the office signed 'Dinas Pariwisata', opposite the police station.
Bank in Tual & Langgur

BNI Bank

Has the only official currency exchange (poor rates) and an ATM. Also has ATMs in Langgur.
Tourist Information in Tual & Langgur

Tourist Office

The helpful staff will track down their boss Vicky, who speaks good English and is a great source of local information.
Tourist Information in Kota Ambon

Maluku Province Tourist Office

A handy source of info (some of it in English) on Ambon, the Bandas, Seram and other neighbouring islands.
Bank in Bandaneira

BRI Bank

Has a 24-hour ATM (which only accepts MasterCard), but you can't change money here.
Bank in Kota Ternate

BNI

The only bank to change money: US dollars only, with a minimum US$100 exchange.
Bank in Kota Ambon

BCA Bank

Exchanges euros and Australian and US dollars, and has a battalion of ATMs.