You can enjoy the underwater world in Moyo Island, is not far from Sumbawa island, just 3 kilometers off. Moyo Island, a pristine environment with rugged coastlines and a grassy savannah home to all sorts of wildlife. Moyo island has a variation in altitude of 0-648 meters above sea level and has an area of 30,000 hectares. Hundreds of butterflies can you see behind the shrubs, trees or in the middle of savanna. The island is inhabited by 21 species of bats, birds, macaque, wild pig, deer and snakes. Because it is still very natural, not advisable to enter the island without a guide. In this island we could see the virgin nature, waterfalls and natural streams, as well as the beauty beneath the sea. In addition, hiking in the woods, along rivers and waterfalls as well as exploration of caves by foot, can be an alternative activity.

In Moyo Isaland you can do marine activites like snorkeling, swimming, diving. The Beautiful Moyo is surrounded by beautiful untouched coral reefs which are ideal for snorkeling. You can enjoy the marine parks that make up the soft and hard coral formations, sponges and crustaceans, sharks with a length of approximately two meters, anemones, pelagic, eels, groupers and even mantas, all there. If you are lucky, you can see a bunch of flying fish. If you want to dive, you can do around the Medang Island, located on Northwest Moyo Island, just contact the Laguna Biru Resort on the outskirts of the town of Sumbawa Besar. These experiences in the tropical warm waters of Indonesia will be unforgettable moment.

Two thirds of the island is a natural reserve. Wildlife here includes deer, feral cattle and a variety of different types of birds. From great billed herons, spotted brahminy kites to white bellied sea eagles – bird watchers will be in for a treat with the amount of birds that make this island their home. In the woods there is the Cave of Ai Manis to be attained by a little climbing. This is the nest of hundreds of bats. In addition, there are Brang Rea (Big River) waterfalls located in the middle of the island. Approximately 86 of 124 bird species in Sumbawa, can be found in this island. Inhabitants of the island is an endangered bird species, the yellow-headed Parrot and Megapode bird.

Archeology and cultural buffs shouldn’t miss a visit to Batu Tering traditional village where you can see the remains of an extinct megalithic culture. After you check in with the village chief, ask for a guide to show you round Airnung where you can see the remains of old rulers and ancient relief carvings.