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Sunday, March 26, 2023


From 7-9 September 2023, The Local Government of Wondama regency in Indonesia are going to conduct Festival Roon. This cultural event could be seen by visitors during the above dates.

How to Get to Roon Island

Flight route to Manokwari city is served by Lion Air and Batik Air. It is available every day

Route of KM EXPRESS BAHARI 9E from Manokwari to Waprak in Roswar island and then to Yende village in Roon island

roon island

Traveling to Roon island is easy

  • Visitors need to fly to Manokwari city. 
  • After that they can take fast passenger ferry motor vessel KM EXPRESS BAHARI 9E from Anggrem harbor in Manokwari city to Yende village in Roon island. See the above route. 
  • Or by an overnight passenger ship to Wasior town and then the trip from Wasior to Yende village in Roon island can be done by motorized boat from with a duration of approximately 1 hour. 

Visitors can stay in villagers' houses during the festival. There are also hotels and lodges in Wasior for visitors who plan to explore the beautiful sites of Wondama regency both above and under the water.

The Wondiboy mountains behind Wasior town are important destination for birdwatching and wildlife watching. Its tropical rainforest is the habitat of birds of paradise, tree kangaroo, wallaby, snake, monitor lizard, bandicoot and a lot more.  There are hundreds of big and small islands in Wondama regency. They are surrounded by pristine coral reef which is the natural  habitat of various species of marine creatures. Visitors can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, freediving, recreational fishing and sightseeing in this beautiful regency. For more info about natural and cultural attractions of Wondama regency, please, visit:

Local Guide

If you need a tourist guide in Roon Island, please, contact Lois Taran by whatsapp to this number: +62 821-9827-8148.