Togian Island – Hidden Paradise

Set on an approximate land area of 59, 773.27 hectares with a 108,669.99 km2 sea area reaching depths over 200 meters, the cluster is situated in the center of the Tomini Bay and consists of 56 islands.

The marine environment include sea grass beds, mangroves, and a large diversity of coral reef habitats in relatively close proximity. This environment is extremely productive in term of fisheries and other marine harvest. The area also protect several endangered species , including the coconut crab and endemic primate.

The reefs and coastal areas provide habitat and breeding areas for hawksbill turtle, the green turtle and the dugong. Togian forests and skies are filled with exotic creatures such as the Togian Macaque, the babirusa, the Sulawesi Hornbill, and hanging parrots. Within this tropical paradise, 37 villages provide bright spots of gaiety and culture of several ethnicities, including the Bobongko, Togian, Suluan and the Bajau.