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Saturday, April 20, 2024

Wasior Town - The Capital of Hibiscus

Wasior is a small town which is also the seat of the capital of Wondama regency. Wasior can be considered as the capital of hibiscus. Whereever we go, we will see hibiscus. They have bright colours and can easily be observed. 

Hibiscus Flowers
Hibiscus Flowers in Wasior town

Tropical flowers and the wonderful nature of Wondama regency
Some butterflies in Wasior town and its surroundings

Wasior is a coastal town whose beaches have got coral reef. They are the habitat of hundreds of species of tropical fish including parrotfish, wrasse, anemonefish, moorish idol, butterflyfish and etc. Visitors can enjoy swimming and snorkeling to see them but they need to bring underwater cameras. 

Rowor beach
Rowor beach in Wondama Regency

Behind Wasior town is the famous Wondiboy mountains which are covered by pristine tropical rainforest. Therefore, in addition to seeing tropical flowers, visitors can enjoy hiking or trekking to one of the hills of Wondiboy mountains. There are waterfalls which tourists can visit too. 

Wasior town and its surrounding nature
Wasior town and its surrounding nature

Flight Route

It is easy to go to Wasior town, visitors need to fly from their country to one of the major cities of Indonesia such as Jakarta, Surabaya, Denpasar, Manado, or Makassar. After that, they can continue their trip by taking domestic flights served by Lion Air and Batik Air to Manokwari city. 

Flight routes to Wasior
Flight routes to Wasior town

From Manokwari city, visitors can go by ship or fast ferry. Visitors can also fly from Manokwari city to Wasior by a small turboprop airplane of Susi Air.

There are hotels and eating houses in Wasior town. 

Contacts by whatsapp:

For further info about traveling to Wondama, please, contact:

Local guides in Wasior

Rio Suabey: +62 821-9869-4761

Eky Sawaki: +62 812 4893 1154

Amsal Tinoring: +6282197937120

Tourist guides in Manokwari city

Matias Rumbruren: +62 812-4464-1370

Yansen Saragih: +62 852-4401-1924