Famous Blue Lake in Rante Angin District, Southeast Sulawesi Province

Nature tourism never disappoints tourists, as it becomes a good location to enjoy the nature and find peace. In Rante Angin District, there is a recommended vacation destination called Blue Lake and it is situated in Walasio Village. The location is near to Tamborasi, having the distance of 12 km. The lake has a unique characteristic, which is located near to a mountain. That means visitors can feel a peaceful and refreshing atmosphere there. Thanks to the unspoiled nature, everyone can relax and enjoy fresh air in that location.

The Nuance
As the name suggests, the water of the lake has the color of blue and it is quite clear. Here is the thing. No visitors are able to refuse the temptation in swimming in the water, as the water is fresh and beautiful. Next, you can see shady trees and rocks, surrounding the lake. All these features make a perfect atmosphere for either swimming or playing in the water. Not to mention there is a small beach with its white sand located near to the lake, which emits a clean and comfortable aura.

Exploring Blue Lake 
The best part of North Kolaka Regency is the nature, as many beautiful tourist spots are available there. If you look for a serene tourist spot with its beauty, there is Blue Lake. It is considered a good location for relaxation and the name is similar to other lakes located in South Kalimantan and Bengkulu. Still, it emits a distinct nuance and you should never deny its beauty. A unique part of the lake is the taste of the water, which is brackish. It is because the location is near to the beach (about 12 meters).

Tourists should be grateful to Blue Lake, as it is located near to the beach. That means visitors can enjoy two different tourist locations at once and they can relax wholeheartedly there. The diameter of the lake is about 164 meters and tourists can do many things, including snorkeling and swimming. As an alternative, you can simply walk around and feel the serene nuance of the lake. The crystal clear water lake is somewhat mesmerizing and soothing, which are good for relaxation.

Another interesting activity to do in Blue Lake is photography, as all parts of the lake are beautiful and worth some pictures. Some parts of the lake even feature hidden spots, so you need to give some efforts to explore them all. As for the tips, you need to carry a camera, snacks, and bottled water. Not to mention visitors must wear proper footwear, as the landscape is a little bit slippery, especially during rainy season.

Nearby Attractions

  • Berova Beach
  • Kelapa Lasusua Monument

How to Get There
For those who come from Jakarta or other provinces, the first destination is Kendari City. A flight to Haluoleo Airport won’t take much time if you use the right plane, after all. Once you reach the capital of Southeast Sulawesi Province, it is time to reach Rante Angin District through Poros Ranteangin-Kolaka Street. The trip takes about 6 hours, as the distance is 266 km. Later, you need to reach Walasio Village and directly head to the lake. That’s all.

Where to Stay

  • Utama Hotel
  • Hamkas Jaya Hotel
  • Berlian Hotel

Latest News

Moramo Waterfall, The Fairies Bathing Palace

Moramo Waterfall is located in Tanjung Peropa Nature Reserve Region. Precisely located in the Sumber Sari Village, Moramo Subdistrict, Konawe South Regency, South-East Sulawesi, Indonesia. Moramo Waterfall is an amazing nature gift for Konawe Selatan Regency, South-East Sulawesi, which has seven stages of waterfall where the place of water flowed freely. According to the story that developed in the community, this place was believed as the fairies bathed place that descended from heaven. Moramo Waterfall is the beautiful stratified waterfall (cascade) with height around 100 meters. From this height, the…

Dinggu Traditional Dance – Southeast Sulawesi

Dinggu Traditional Dance Dingu dance is a traditional dance from Southeast Sulawesi, precisely originating coming from Tolaki tribe. According to Tolaki folklore, the rice seed is coming from the decease of seventh angel that coming to Earth. Hence, after the harvest time, they held a thanksgiving celebration to God that celebrated by the local people. In order to gain more rice, Tolaki people are held Modinggu ceremony. Modinggu ceremony is a mass working to plant rice seed in the field that did by the Tolaki’s teenagers at dawn till night.…

Wangiwangi Island

WangiWangi Island Wangiwangi island or Wanci Island, is an island in Southeast Sulawasi that being famous for its beauty and magnificent blue sky and ocean. Wangiwangi island in become Wakatobi islands and also become the administrative area of Wakatobi regency. This island also part of Tukang Besi Island. Tukang besi in Bahasa means hammersmith. This is because of this island is famous for making beautiful keris, an Indonesian traditional weapon until today. This island have a natural pristine, quiet atmosphere and it has fresh sea water. There is also underwater…

Wakatobi Dive Resort

Wakatobi Wakatobi is an acronym of four small islands wihich is Wangi-wangi Kaledupa, Tomia and Binongko. This area is located within the territory of Southeast Sulawesi Province which newly separated from Buton district into one district. Wakatobi National Park has the potential of marine natural resources that having high value and uniqueness, with stunning panoramic underwater. In general, the sea water has a flat configuration from flat landscape until the sloping towards the sea, and some area of the waters have steep bluff. The water depth are varies, the deepest…

Hotel Deals of the Day
Interesting Links
Indonesia Map HD