Tourist destinations in Papua, the enchantment of culture and nature


Indonesia is famous for its natural wealth from Sabang to Merauke. One of them, Papua. This province is located in the easternmost part of Indonesia. Various tourist attractions in Papua present their own charm.

If you plan to visit Papua in the near future, there are several lists of Papuan tourist destinations that must be visited, ranging from historical attractions to natural attractions.


Papua has a variety of interesting destinations that make visitors learn many things. Every tourist spot in Papua will give a memorable travel story.

Without further ado, here is Limapagi sharing recommendations for tourist destinations in Papua to enter the travel bucket list.

1. Raja Ampat

Who doesn’t know Raja Ampat? This area consists of four large islands, namely Waigeo, Misool, Salawati, Batanta and other small islands in the vicinity.

Visitors can enjoy a snorkeling experience seeing the beautiful waters of Raja Ampat. The best diving times are in October and November because the weather is nice and the water is crystal clear.

The waters in this place are considered as one of the 10 best waters for diving sites worldwide. It is even recognized as number one for the completeness of underwater flora and fauna.

Location: Waisai Regency, West Papua Province.

2. Anggi Giji Lake

Actually, there are two lake tours in West Papua, namely Lake Anggi Giji and Lake Anggi Gida. The local community believes that these two lakes are paired. Anggi Gida as a female lake and Anggi Giji as a male lake.

Of the two, Lake Anggi Giji is better known and crowded. Located in the mountainous area of ​​Arfak, West Papua at an altitude of 1,750 m above sea level, it presents a very beautiful panorama.

Clear lake water with extraordinary natural scenery. Around the lake area there are many interesting sights and historical values.

To arrive to this location can be reached from Manokwari takes 12 hours with road conditions up and down the mountain. All the tiredness of the trip paid off immediately after seeing the beautiful Anggi Giji Lake.

Location: Anggi District, Sururey, Arfak Mountains, West Papua.