Labengki Island or in Indonesia call it Pulau Labengki is a new paradise of nature tourist destination at South East Sulawesi Province, located at North Konawe, on the Lasolo Bay, District Lasolo, South East Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Labengki island was popularized by Tolitoli - Labengki Volunteers Giant Clam Conservation Team where is the island became one of the conservation area for the Giant Clam which done since 2012. Lebengki Island consists of several large islands and small islands, 5 large island name it Labengki Besar, Labengki Kecil (small), Alnamira Island, Tukoh Kulay and Mauang Island, while the small islands consists about 20 islands that do not have names. The island that has a population is Labengki Kecil.
Main tribe that inhabited on the island is Bajo Tribe as native tribe and some of Tolaki Tribe. There are about 100 head of households on this island with a population of about 400 people, the main livelihood of the people of Labengki is a fisherman. Total area of Labengki Island is about 15,000 acres where on this area is also as main habitat of Giant Clam or at Indonesia call it "Kima", its a kind of giant clams that are rare and protected.
Day 01 : Toli Toli Village – Labengki Island – Dive (LD). Meeting service at Halu Oleo Airport of Kendari in the morning then directly transfer to Conservation Post at Toli Toli Village, Sub district Lalonggasumeeto (about 1 hour drive from airport or about 40 minute drive from down town of Kendari city), upon arrive in Toli Toli Village, proces loading all stuff and by ride a speedboat heading to Labengki Island, the boat ride may take about 1.30 minute or 2 hour (29 miles) depend on Weather condition. Upon arrive at Labengki Island, transfer to Homestay/Lodge/Resort for check in, and then Lunch with local buffet menu. After lunch we will take time to do 1x dive at around Mauang Island. After dive we will visit Labengki mercusuar including the beach, and then walk we will visit the Bajo Village, here you may have change to see the daily life of Bajo Tribe (sea gypsy). Afterwards back to the Homestay/Lodge/Resort. Dinner will be at Homestay/Lodge/Resort with local buffet menu, overnight.
Day 02 : Labengki Island Dive (BLD). Simple breakfast at Homestay/Lodge/Resort, today we will do 2x dive at Labengki Island spot dive. After that back to the Homestay/Lodge/Resort for having Lunch with local buffet menu, after lunch, continue 1x dive at Labengki Island spot dive. Afterwards we will visit the Love Bay including hike to Kimaboe Hill located at Mountain top to see the Labengki Panorama Views which is similar to Raja Ampat view but its with Mini version than back to the Homestay/Lodge/Resort. Dinner will be at Homestay/Lodge/Resort with local buffet menu, overnight.
Day 03 : Labengki Island – Toli Toli Village (BL). Simple breakfast at Homestay/Lodge/Resort, check out than heading back to Toli Toli Village. Upon arrive at Toli Toli Village continue transfer to airport or to the hotel in Kendari. End Tour.
Price Including :
Return Transport Transfer Airport to Toli Toli Village
Local Dive Guide
Meals fullboard as itinerary
Standard dive equipment (Tank, Weight + Belt)
Wooden Boat or Speedboat during dive
All entrance fees
Conservation park fees
Free tea and Coffee at Homestay/Lodge/Resort
Price Excluding :
Air ticket & Airport Tax
Personal expenses (laundry, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc)
Personal dive equipment (Wet Suit, Fin, Mask, Snorkel, BCD, Regulator)