Tourist Information in Makassar

Sulawesi Tourism Information Centre

There's some printed English-language information available here, and the staff are helpful and friendly. Perhaps most useful is the compiled list of current bus companies servicing Tana Toraja they keep on hand.
Tourist Information in Rantepao

Government Tourist Office

The friendly and exceedingly helpful staff here can provide accurate, independent information about local sites, ceremonies and festivals, and recommend guides. Available literature is fairly useful too.
Travel Agency in Makassar

Dodo Mursalim

This helpful guy offers motorbike and car hire, pick-up and drop-off services and tours across Sulawesi. He's reliable, trustworthy and his rates are very reasonable.
Tourist Information in Palu

Balai Taman Nasional Lore Lindu Office

Little English is spoken but the staff here do their best to help. They can set you up with guides for hiking and trekking in Lore Lindu National Park.
Tourist Information in Sangihe-Talaud Islands

Nirwana Sangihe

Pak Nirwan speaks English and knows both the Sangihe and Talaud archipelagos very well. He offer various tour packages, including birdwatching trips.
Hospital in Makassar

RS Awal Bros Hospital

The most convenient and well-equipped hospital in Makassar. Some staff speak English. It's out near the toll road.
Tourist Information in Manado

North Sulawesi Tourism Office

This tourist office, which is good for a map and a few leaflets, is buried away in the southern suburbs of Manado.
Immigration in Makassar

Immigration Office

Located 14km from the city centre on the road to the airport. Fairly efficient Visa on Arrival extensions.
Tourist Information in Taka Bonerate Islands

Taka Bonerate National Park Office

Helpful park staff are eager to increase visitation to the area and can arrange just about everything.
Immigration in Palu


Painless visa extensions in one or two days. Located next to Kantor Berita Antara news office.