The closest attraction to Kendari is Air Terjun Kambu, a waterfall at the foot of Gunung Kambu, a short walk from the University campus. Another waterfall worth visiting is Air Terjun Morame where there is a deep pool at the base of the falls ideal for swimming. Pulau Hari, a tiny island 18km off the Kendari coast, is a nature reserve with white-sand beaches and opportunities for snorkelling, walking and diving.
Flights to Kendari
Kendari is in South East Sulawesi province which is one of the more remote regions in the area.
Moramo Waterfall is easily accessible by car or by boat, crossing Moramo Bay, with wide panoramic scenery of the sea.
During WWII Kendari was a Japanese Naval base.
Area: 38,140 sq km or 14726 sq miles
Population:Approx 235,000 consisting mainly of Makassarese and Buginese people
What to buy: Handicrafts include gold and silver ornament making, filigree work, weaving, and woodworking. The gold jewellery industry is carried on mostly by the Chinese.