goodmorningpapua.com – The Cendrawasih Bay is the largest national park in Indonesia.
The Cendrawasih Bay National Park area, which covers an area of 1.4 million hectares, consists of 20 percent land and 80 percent water.
In 1990, this area was designated as the Cendrawasih Bay Marine Nature Reserve. Then in 2002, this area was designated as Cendrawasih National Park.
Cendrawasih Bay National Park has approximately 200 types of coral reefs, so the underwater habitat is very rich and colorful, not inferior to Raja Ampat. Tourists who come here usually do diving activities to see whale sharks.
In Indonesia alone, whale sharks can only be found in three locations, namely in the Derawan Islands, Kalimantan, Gorontalo, Sulawesi and the last is the Cendrawasih Bay National Park, Papua.
Kwatisore village itself has become a research site for whale sharks.
Besides whale sharks, tourists can also watch birds of paradise and turtles at the same time.
Tourists who want a historical tour can ‘island hopping’ to Misowaar Island and Roon Island. On Misowaar Island there is an ancient cave, while on Roon Island there is an ancient church.