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Village in Pulau Kaledupa & Pulau Hoga


Standing proud in the middle of the sea, this watery Bajau village is entirely built on stilts above the coral about 1km offshore from Ambeua pier. You're welcome to wander the boardwalks and bridges connecting the …
Seafood in Pulau Wangi Wangi

Restoran Wisata Beach

Enjoy your fish while the rest of its family swim beneath your feet at this breezy open-sided restaurant on stilts over the water. As ocean views go, this one is a bit rural, but the food is delicious and portions f…
National Park in Wakatobi Islands

Wakatobi National Park

First protected as Marine Conservation Area in 1996, the diverse coral and fish species that inhabit Wakatobi Islands have long caught the attention of underwater explorers. The area became a National Park in 2002.
Village in Pulau Wangi Wangi

Desa Mola

This friendly Bajau village can occupy an hour or so of wandering between the houses on stilts, though the boardwalks are rapidly being replaced with back-fill and cement. It juts out into the straight 1km south of …
Market in Pulau Wangi Wangi

Night Market

It's all smiles and good-natured jokes (usually at your expense) at the night market which typically hosts a few dozen ladies selling all kinds of grilled fish, stewed vegetables and fried ... everything. Find it 2k…
Indonesian in Pulau Wangi Wangi


Average food served in an outstanding setting: perched on a lonely rock standing out in the ocean. The associated Japanese-influenced guesthouse is adequate, but needs some love, as does the associated dive shop whi…