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Teluk Cenderawasih National Park chatting with Whale Sharks and thousands aquatic species on West Papua

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Tinuku Travel ~ Taman Nasional Teluk Cenderawasih is a marine park in the Gulf of Cenderawasih, Teluk Wondama regency, West Papua, has an area of 14,535 square kilometers consisting of land and coastal areas (0.9%), the mainland islands (3.8%), coral reefs (5.5%), oceans (89.8%) and amazing to watch Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus).

Teluk Cenderawasih National Park includes the islands Mioswaar, Nusrowi, Roon, Rumberpon and Yoop is representative coral reefs, beaches, mangrove and tropical forest inland island in Cenderawasih Bay, West Papua. The potential of coral reefs more than 500 species and spread across the shores of 18 large and small islands.

Tinuku Travel Teluk Cenderawasih National Park chatting with Whale Sharks and thousands aquatic species on West Papua

Tinuku.com Teluk Cenderawasih National Park chatting with Whale Sharks and thousands aquatic species on West Papua

Travel.Tinuku.com Teluk Cenderawasih National Park chatting with Whale Sharks and thousands aquatic species on West Papua

The percentage of live coral coverage varies between 30.40% to 65.64%. Coral reef ecosystem is divided into two zones are reef flat and reef slope. Coral species were detected between the colonies of blue coral (Heliopora coerulea), black coral (Antiphates sp.), Faviidae family, Pectiniidae family and various types of soft corals.

Amazing region is home to over 950 species of fish among others is butterflyfish, angelfish, damselfish, parrotfish, rabbitfish and anemone. Then Dugongs (Dugong dugon), coconut crab fish (Birgus latro), whale shark (Rhincodon typus), dolphins, sharks and blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus).

Four species of sea turtles are often landed hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), green turtle (Chelonia mydas), olive ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivaceae) and leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea). Mollusc include cowries (Cypraea spp.), Strombidae conch (Lambis spp.), Cone snails (Conus spp.), Triton trumpet (Charonia tritonis) and giant clams (Tridacna gigas).

In Rumberpon island, visitors can dive and snorkel, to the location of the observation of birds, deer farm, marine tourism, the framework of Japanese fighter planes that crashed into the sea when the 2nd World War. In Tanjung Mangguar have a cave system in water at a depth of 100 feet.

In Nusrowi island, visitors can dive, snorkel and observe wildlife. In Mioswaar island there are hot springs containing sulfur without salt levels, waterfalls, diving and snorkeling, and wildlife observation. In Yoop and Wondesi island is home to whales and dolphins.

Roon Island is the observation of birds, diving, snorkelling, waterfalls, cultural tourism, and many Christians visit the church in the village Yende to see the holy book published in 1898.

Travel.Tinuku.com Teluk Cenderawasih National Park chatting with Whale Sharks and thousands aquatic species on West Papua

Tinuku Travel Teluk Cenderawasih National Park chatting with Whale Sharks and thousands aquatic species on West Papua

Location: Cenderawasih Bay in West Papua. The nearest town is Manokwari. The manager is a government entity to the Balai Besar Taman Nasional Teluk Cenderawasih office: Jl. Esau Sesa, Sowi Mountains, Manokwari, West Papua, phone 0986212303.

Activity: Explore the flora and fauna. Snorkeling, diving, fishing, trekking, hiking, camping, hammocking, hunting photography and videography, and others.

Complementary facilities: In the area of Teluk Cenderawasih National Park no hotels, tour guides usually dives provide services to stay on the ship or the Live Aboard for 4 to 10 days. All daily necessities has been prepared as bed, fresh water, food, equipment and diving guides.

Another alternative is to stay in the cottage on Rumberpon island, but must apply for permission to the Office of Balai Besar Taman Nasional Teluk Cenderawasih. The easiest alternative is to spend the night in the houses of many residents who rent Homestay.

Ahe Dive Resort Papua may be an option if sufficient funds for vacation packages offer thousands of dollars for one week with nice and complete facilities.

Routes and public transport: If the plane from Honolulu, Darwin, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Denpasar, Makassar and Jayapura to Biak, then used the plane to Manokwari or Nabire. If taking ship from Semarang, Surabaya, Makassar and Jayapura to Manokwari or Nabire.

From Manokwari to Rumberpon Island by longboat 5.5 hours or from Manokwari to Ransiki town by car about 3 hours than motorboat about 2 hours.

Advice: Teluk Cenderawasih National Park is always beautiful any time, but May to October is the best time. Prepare for more funding for transportation access difficult and unexpected expenses.

Official Website: http://telukcenderawasih-nationalpark.org/

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