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Indonesia

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about Indonesia

It’s so close, yet in countless ways is so far away. Beyond ever-popular Bali, there’s a plethora of other experiences in this vast archipelago. Trek to discover wildlife, including tigers and orangutans, surviving deep in the jungle in Aceh and Northern Sumatra’s Gunung Leseur National Park. Underwater enthusiasts will find they can dive just about anywhere in the country, but there are pristine scuba spots in the Tongian and Komodo Islands. And while surfers flock to Uluwatu in Bali’s south, there are far more isolated waves to be had in places like East Java, with its world-class G-Land barrels, and the Mentawai Islands.

There are more than 18,000 islands to explore across what is the world’s largest archipelago, each with its own cultural twist and geographical wonder. Generally speaking, it’s a world of terraced rice paddies, cloud-fringed mountains, traditional artistry, coffee, richly decorated temples and cities packed to the rafters.

You’ll also discover traditional communities still enacting centuries-old rituals, like the ancient Pasola Festival on Sumba, where warriors on horseback wield spears in one of the bloodiest harvest festivals you’ll ever witness. It’s raw, it’s mesmerising, it’s wild, and there’s plenty more like it to be discovered throughout Indonesia.

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Cruise the heart of the Coral Triangle amongst tropical islands where...

Cruise the heart of the Coral Triangle amongst tropical islands where wildlife, culture...

TANGSI BEACH, LOMBOK

Named as one of the world's most beautiful beaches, the pink sands of Tangsi...

Named as one of the world's most beautiful beaches, the pink sands of Tangsi Beach in...

GILI MENO, GILI ISLANDS

Nestled among the pristine shores of the Gili Islands lies the smallest islet...

Nestled among the pristine shores of the Gili Islands lies the smallest islet of three -...

LOMBOK, INDONESIA

On the south coast of Lombok island, 30 minutes away from the airport, there...

On the south coast of Lombok island, 30 minutes away from the airport, there lies a beach...

MOUNT RINJANI NATIONAL PARK,...

If there is one thing everyone must do in the Indonesian island of Lombok,...

If there is one thing everyone must do in the Indonesian island of Lombok, it's go chasing...

UBUD, INDONESIA

There is more to Bali then the traditional flop and drop holiday, so why not...

There is more to Bali then the traditional flop and drop holiday, so why not take your...

SENARU, INDONESIA

The hike to Mount Rinjani requires climbing to 2000-metres over a distance of...

The hike to Mount Rinjani requires climbing to 2000-metres over a distance of...