Transportation

Boat in Pantai Bira

Boats to Pulau Liukang Loe

Small fishing boats for hire gather near the 'Pantai Bira' sign below the boat-shaped restaurant. Crossing to Liukang Loe island starts at an ambitious 300,000Rp but can drop below 50,000Rp depending on your hagglin…
Ferry in Pantai Bira

Ferries to Pulau Selayar

Ferries depart for Selayar (adult/child 24,000/11,000Rp) at 10am and 4pm, and for Labuan Bajo on Flores (120,000Rp, 30 hours) Sunday at 11pm and Tuesday at 10am.
Bus Station in Makassar

Terminal Daya

Departure station for long-haul buses to points north, including Rantepao. Kijang and pete-pete leave from the street out front for nearby destinations.
Boat in Manado

Majestic Kawanua

On the ground floor of the seaward side of the retail plaza, this office sells tickets for daily fast boats to Siau and Tahuna in the Sangihe-Talaud Islands.
Boat in Manado

Boats to Pulau Bunaken

Public boats to Pulau Bunaken leave from 2pm daily (when full and depending on tides) at the public dock. A one-way fare is 50,000Rp.
Bus Stop in Pare Pare

Damri to Makassar

Bus service to Makassar leaves at 8am, 10am, 1pm and 4pm from in front of a nondescript house just north of Hotel Grand Kartika.
Scooter Rental in Pantai Bira

Warung Bamboo

Warung Bamboo has a small fleet of scooters to rent at reasonable prices. They also serve basic noodle dishes.
Airport in Pulau Wangi Wangi

Matahora Airport

Note that various booking agencies call this destination Wangi-Wangi or Wakatobi; the airport code is WNI.
Shared Taxi in Pare Pare

Cars to Polewali

Shared cars for points north, including Polewali, leave from near the Pertamina station at Soreang.
Shared Taxi in Pare Pare

Cars to Makassar

Shared cars to Makassar wait for passengers at Jl Agus Salim just before the one-way divergence.