Duamo Island in Deiyai Regency, Papua Province
Deiyai Regency has become another interesting region to explore in Papua Province these days. One of the reasons is the presence of a majestic lake called Tigi in Buomo Village. Aside from the beautiful appearance and refreshing nuance, the lake features a renowned small island called Duamo. The location is in the middle of the lake, so tourists should get there by boat. Have no worries. The locals would provide the service to tourists later. What makes the island special, though? It is none other than the dusk nuance. Tourists would enjoy an exotic sky panorama at the time, surrounded by a majestic lake as well. Here is further discussion about the island.
As people may expect, the size of Duamo Island is small. However, it features lots of beautiful landscapes. The island even has highlands with grasses on it. The hilly landscape of the island is suitable for trekking, as well, in fact. The best panorama on the site is definitely Tigi Lake itself. The view of calm water would soothe all tourists. Plus, the refreshing atmosphere helps everyone to relax. What about the crowd? Well, the number of visitors is considered low, so the island offers a quiet and peaceful ambiance.
Exploring Duamo Island
People may wonder what they can do in Duamo Island. The first thing to enjoy is none other than the serenity. As mentioned before, the island offers a peaceful ambiance so it is suitable to get away from daily routines. The next thing to do is to enjoy boat riding. In this case, tourists must spend some money to rent the boat and pay for the service. From the boat, they can explore Tigi Lake comfortably. Have no worries. The atmosphere is quite comfortable. It is because the site resides on a highland.
The next thing to enjoy in Duamo Island would be trekking. It is because the island features a small hill, covered by dry grasses. Not to mention the trekking route is quite easy, so everyone can enjoy the activity. After reaching the top of the hill, a wonderful panorama welcomes them! Both Duamo Cape and Deiyai Regency can be seen clearly from up there. Thus, don’t forget to carry a camera when exploring the island later.
While getting around Duamo Island, tourists may find several small limestone caves and dry savannas. These beautiful landscapes are worth a photo shot, without a doubt. Here is the tip. The best time to visit the island is in the afternoon or dusk when the sunset appears. At the time many local birds can be seen on the sky either! Some of them are local swallows and they can be found inside the caves.
- Damagabata Dua Waterfall
- Green Valley
- Rocky Shore
- Weyapigee Memiiwoo
- Tigi Lake
How to Get There
Duamo Island is located in the midst of Tigi Lake at Bomou Village. First, tourists should take an airplane to Nabire Regency (the first checkpoint). From Jakarta, a flight from Soekarno – Hatta International Airport to Nabire Airport would take around 8 hours and 5 minutes. From there, they can take a local transportation service and head to Deiyai Regeny. The trip may take around 5 hours as the distance is 169 km. From Deiyai, they can simply head to Tigi Lake at Tigi Sub-District. The distance is 23.6 km, so this trip may take about 42 minutes or less.
Where to Stay
- Brilian Homestay