Batu Angus

Batu Angus is a pile of leftover from lava eruption of Mount Gamalama which has been turned into a stone that looks like a stone charred; it located at the edge of the highway about 10 km from Kota Ternate. In addition to presenting the lava that has become stone, from this place tourists can see the summit of Mount Gamalama and azure Ternate. Moreover, at Batu Angus there is a historical site that commemorating the death of a Japanese soldier who was killed by his parachute that did not open normally during his jumps from planes in 1945. Uniquely, the rocks at this place are black like scorched. Reportedly, the Angus stone are the remnants of lava eruption of Mount Gamalama in the 17th century, precisely in 1673.

This location is suitable for those who love photography with exotic background of Gamalama Mountain. The greenish situation and the bluish ocean is can be seen at the peak of Batu Angus. We can see the rumble waves around the beach beneath the location, and that make dramatic nuance when visitin this place.

The location of this place is settled in almost 10 hectare and the perfect time for visiting this place is around 4 PM or at dawn, in order to avoid the bright sun and the temperature that too hot. There will be food stalls around the place and become your rest area while enjoying the situation.

For those who love camping, we can make our tent here and make bonfire to enjoy the night situation around the place. Because it located at the edge of the town, it makes Batu Angus easy to reach. The highway that passing through this place is designed uniquely, just like a branch. Hence, when we are heading to this place, we can enjoy Batu Angus at the right side, while at the left side we can see the grace of Gunung Gamalama.

Latest News

Gurabunga Village, Tidore, North Maluku

Gurabunga village is one of tourism village in Tidore Island that interesting to be visited. The name of Gurabunga means flower garden. In fact, this place is being filled with flower that been planted in every corner of the people house. This village has chilling nuance and refreshing air, because it located in 800 meter above sea level. The inhabitants houses are settled in a fertile area at the slope of Kie Matubu Mountain that has 1730 meter above sea level. Kie Matubu is famous in North Maluku as Tidore…

Ternate and Tidore: Where The Cloves Made The History

Since early of the last millennium, the small islands of Ternate and Tidore in the Moluccas were the only source for cloves in the world. Indian, Arab, Chinese and Javanese merchants used to call on these islands to carry home this precious cargo which sold at exorbitant prices in Europe and the Orient. Cloves, together with nutmeg and mace from the Banda islands were used to flavor and preserve food, as medicines and even as aphrodisiacs. But after the Crusades, the trade route to the Far East was blocked for…

Gamalama Mountain, North Maluku

Gamalama Mountain is located in Ternate, North Maluku Province, Indonesia. Gamalama is one of the volcanoes in North Maluku Province. In addition to this mountain, there’s Mount Gamkonora in West Halmahera District, Mount Ibu and Mount Dakona residing in North Halmahera District, and Mount Kiebesi in South Halmahera. Gamalama itself is located on the island of Ternate and has a height of about 1715 m ASL (above sea level). Gamalama Mountain, which is also often referred to as the peak of Ternate, is a stratovolkano, the volcano high and conical,…

Tagalaya Island, North Maluku

In Tobelo, North Maluku, there is a beautiful island which totally promoted by the government; Tagalaya island. The island of Tagalaya is giving cleaning water as glass and natural view like paintings. The beauty of Eastern Indonesia is never get enough to be discuss. We all agree that Maluku have dozen islands and hundred of wonderful beaches. The beach and island in Ambon, Ternate, Halmahera and the others surely can interest thousand tourists to visit and enjoy the natural charming. An island in Tobelo will totally teasing you. Its sea…

Hotel Deals of the Day
Interesting Links
Indonesia Map HD
Find Us on :
Find Us on :