Divers Lodge Lembeh

Batu Angus

BATU ANGUS NATURE RESERVE & VOLCANO

Batu Angus Nature Reserve is located next to Tangkoko nature reserve and as well home to  Black Macaques monkeys, Tarsius the small monkey-like primate, deer, anoa (miniature water buffalo endemic to Sulawesi), cuscus, hornbill birds, Sulawesi masked owl and many others.

The peak of Batu Angus volcano (1.099 m) offers a great view over its caldera with rocks of cooled lava, Tangkoko-Batu Angus nature reserve and great view over Lembeh Strait.

You can spend a wonderful day here. Hiking, enjoying the rough lanscape and the beautiful rocky beaches.

Batu Angus nature reserve

Batu Angus nature reserve

The trekking starts from Kasawari village for 1 hour hiking up to the peak of Batu Angus volcano with 3 km wide and flat-topped basaltic-andesitic lava dome, then another 2 hours trekking through the jungle.

Considering the fact that there have been almost no tourists visiting this area, the animals are “really wild & shy” you may not be able to see them as close as in Tangkoko nature reserve.

This trekking and hiking is a half day trip so you will be back at the resort at lunch time.

Price: Minimum two person: IDR /695.00.  Single: IDR 1.035.000
Including: boat transfer, car + driver, drinking water, soft drinks and fruits, packed breakfast.

What to wear/bring: Long sleeves, long pants: some part of the trekking is through the bushes with sharp leafs; proper trekking shoes or at least sneakers: the dome area consists of sand and sharp rock pieces; a hat and use sun block cream as it can be very hot at the peak; Use mosquito repellent before entering the forest and bring an extra T-shirt.

Black sandy beach at Batu Angus nature reserve

Black sandy beach at Batu Angus nature reserve

Quiet bay with mangroves at Batu Angus nature reserve

Quiet bay with mangroves at Batu Angus nature reserve

Last trekking area at Batu Angus nature reserve

Last trekking area at Batu Angus nature reserve

View from the top of Batu Angus volcano

View from the top of Batu Angus volcano