Wakatobi Wave (Wonderful Festival & Expo)

Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi


Prepare yourself to take part in a festival set in one of the most beautiful places in the world: Wakatobi Islands. Famous for its largest barrier reef in Indonesia, Wakatobi Islands are inhabited by 942 fish species and 750 coral reef species. With colorful reefs, diverse aquatic species, Wakatobi Wave highlights Indonesia’s underwater beauty.

Wakatobi Wave exhibits several marine and cultural attractions, including Karia’a Parade, a ritual of traditional mass circumcision, as well as Tamburu Liya, a heroic sacred parade performed by fifteen respected elders using spears and drums. The expo also features traditional boat racing, boat-mast climbing competition, inland and underwater photography competitions, and a beachside triathlon.

Wakatobi Wave (Wonderful Festival & Expo)
Wakatobi Wave (Wonderful Festival & Expo)


Jl. La Ruku No. 11, Kompleks Perkantoran
Motika, Wangi-Wangi Selatan, Wakatobi,
Southeast Sulawesi
Creative Economy & Tourism Office

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