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Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Wildlife Watching Tour in Wondiboy Mountains

The mountain range of Wondiboy is the natural habitat of a lot of species of plants and animals. In recent months, it has attracted the attention of foreign visitors who are interested in exploring its tropical rainforest. 

traveling to Wondama
Some of the Many Tourist Attractions in Wondama Regency
hiking and wildlife watching in Wondama
The beautiful scenery of Wondama bay

The recommended starting point to go hiking up the slopes of Wondiboy mountains is Ramiki. It is a coastal village. There visitors can meet Mr. Echletus Sawaki who can organize hiking and camping trips to Wondiboy.

Visitors can spend 2 to 3 nights of their holiday period in the mountains to look for Birds of Paradise, Cuscus Possum, Monitor Lizard, and colourful insects. 

Local guides have built basecamp for visitors who want to stay for several days in the forest. Food materials and other logistical goods can be bought in Wasior town.

Camera with telephoto lens, laser pointer, sound recorder/ player, portable loudspeaker, and binoculars are usually brought by birdwatchers who want to explore the wealth and diversity of avifauna in the forest of Wondama.

rainforest tour in Wondama regency
Local villagers in a tent in Wondiboy mountains

After spending a few days exploring the natural beauty of the forest of Wondiboy, visitors can continue their holiday period in Wondama by traveling around the islands of the regency. The pristine coral reefs that surround the tropical islands in Cendrawasih National Park are the natural habitat of anemonefish, parrotfish, jackfish, butterflyfish and a lot of other marine creatures. They can be seen by visitors who bring their snorkeling devices (mask, snorkel and swim fins). An underwater camera such as Nikon W300 or Olympus TG-6 will allow visitors to take beautiful pictures of the marine life of Wondama regency. 

marine life in Wondama regency
Coral Reef in Wondama

Flight routes to Wasior town

Wasior town in the main gate for visitors who plan to travel to Wondama regency. It can be reached by airplane or passenger ferry from Manokwari city. 

flight routes to Wasior
Flight routes to Wasior town in Wondama regency

If you are interested in traveling to Wondama, and need a guide to organize your trip and guide you, please contact:

The Indonesian Tourist Guide Association of Wondama regency

Eky Sawaki: +62 812 4893 1154

Amsal Tinoring: +6282197937120


Department of Culture and Tourism of Wondama Bay Regency


Jalan Raya Rasiei Kompleks Perkantoran


West Papua Province, Indonesia


This article was written by Charles Roring +6281332245180.