Top things to do

Waterfall in Tentena

Air Terjun Saluopa

If you have wheels you can visit this impressive, powerful waterfall that drops in stages through rainforest, 15km west of Tentena. The falls are a spectacular place for a swim, and you can hike through the jungle a…
Seafood in Tentena

Ongga Bale

A large, well-organised restaurant on the main strip with tables on the riverbank. Pick a fish from the pools, choose a sauce, order a beer, and you're set. A large ikan bakar (grilled fish) will set you back around…
Area in Tentena

Eel Traps

Tentena’s pretty covered 210m bridge marks where Danau Poso (Lake Poso) ends and Sungai Poso (Poso River) begins its journey to the coast. V-shaped eel traps north of the bridge snare the 2m monsters for which Tente…
Indonesian in Tentena

Rumah Makan Anuta Pura

For local specialities sugili (eel) and ikan mas (large goldfish), as well as spicy bat dishes, pull up a chair at one of the riverside rumah makan at the market near the bridge; our favourite is Rumah Makan Anuta P…
Cultural in Tentena

Festival Danau Poso

Tentena is the host of the annual Festival Danau Poso, the undisputed highlight of Central Sulawesi’s social calendar, in late September. Villagers from far afield gather for a colourful celebration of culture, with…
Beach in Tentena

Siuri Beach

Around 20km southwest of Tentena, this golden beach by the lake has great swimming with a water temperature of around 26°C year-round. There's a restaurant for lunch and drinks, and several lodging options.