Danau Mariona

Togean Islands

Fascinating freaks of evolution, the jellyfish that have long floated in this lake without predators have gradually lost their ability to sting, making for a truly surreal swimming experience.

Whether there's any connection, a small but suspiciously consistent trickle of travellers have returned from the Togeans with an ear infection they blame on their dip in the lake.

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Nearby Togean Islands attractions

1. Taman Nasional Kepulauan Togean

9.34 MILES

Togean Islands National Park was gazetted in 2004, and in 2017 was declared a tourism area of national significance. The park encompasses 3400 sq km of…