Triton Bay is located in Kaimana, West Papua.
This area is known for its underwater beauty known as the underwater paradise and cultural heritage.
Triton Bay Area there are 959 species of fish and 471 types of coral reefs where 16 of them are new species. The beauty of soft corals is a natural water in the Gulf Triton. And easily find the Bryde's whale's looking for food.
Ancient drawings from prehistoric times on the side of the mountain showing the palms and animals in Maimai is an interesting cultural beauty of the underwater world in the this Gulf.
Toward the Gulf of Triton can be with a flight or ship with a specific timetable to Kaimana and then into the Gulf of Triton, the only means of transportation that is available is the ocean transportation of Kaimana. A government-owned vessels that transit the area in Kaimana in some villages Triton Bay is on the way to the Gulf Etna.atau take Longboat or rented speedboat to go to Triton Bay. From Port Kaimana, will take about three hours by boat length and about one and a half hours by speedboat to the Gulf of Triton.
Seeing old pictures from prehistoric times in the side wall of the mountain along one km in Maimai, Bryde's whales in the Lobo's, and diving or snorkeling near Temintoi, Iris Strait, the Triton is still in the Gulf. You can only travel around by sea. When the weather is good, you can visit various locations in one day.
HEAVEN, the right word to describe the special beauty of the Gulf of Triton in Kaimana District, Kaimana, West Papua.
Try basket Maimai area. On the cliff wall along approximately one mile there are ancient relics of prehistoric paintings. You can watch a variety of ethnic paintings in the form of the palm of the hand, skull, and animals. Interestingly this painting was made in locations inaccessible cliffs with his bare hands. Despite centuries of painting natural dyes are still visible today.
Landscape paintings of ancient sites on the barrier reef is the beginning of your journey in the Gulf of Triton. Other surprises can be found in the vicinity of Kampung Lobo. You'll find the rare sight of a giant mammal attractions around the waters of this village. Bryde's whale habitat's not difficult to see this mammal.
Eloknya, whales live here in harmony with Triton Bay community. Despite living as fishermen, the people here do not hunt these mammals. They consider this as a family of mammals, even a savior. No wonder if the animal can reach sizes up to 12 meters is not reluctant to show themselves playing around the boat fishing.
Still in the village of Lobo you can also see traces of the Dutch East Indies heritage monument "Fort du Bus". This can be ascertained from the monument in 1828 in Lobo once stood the fortress and the Dutch East Indies administration post named Fort du Bus.
Du Bus Ford name was taken from a governor-general of the ruling Dutch East Indies at that time, LPJ Burggraaf du Bus de Gisignies. The establishment of this fort marks the beginning of the Dutch East Indies colony in the land of Papua. During this period the Dutch East Indies government even appointed three natives, respectively, are Namatota King, King Lokajihia namely Kasa, and lutu (respected person in the Lobo, Mewara and Sendawan) as the head in their respective areas.
Epidemics of malaria that attacks Lobo in 1835 to change the situation. The epidemic killed most of his Dutch army there. This fort was finally abandoned.
For lovers of diving, you are obligated to bring your diving equipment. In the Gulf of underwater natural beauty Triton pity if passed. Here, the location of dive (dive site) there is usually visited around Temintoi, Iris Strait. Underwater natural wealth is undoubtedly clear. According to data from Conservation International (CI) of Indonesia in 2006, Triton Bay has 959 species of reef fish, 471 coral species (including 16 new species), and 28 types of mantis shrimp.
Satisfied diving, menu last trip is to enjoy the beautiful sunset Kaimana. Twilight twilight here is not arbitrary. If the weather is good enough, may simply dusk at Kaimana will provide unforgettable entertainment. Kala dusk, etched uniformly orange tinge in the sky Kaimana. From Triton Bay kemengahan dusk when the ball feels like drowning in a giant warm sea swallow.
To pick the beauty of paradise on the Gulf of Triton, the only transport is to use the sea route. Unfortunately, this is not yet available vessels that serve the regular tourist route above. You can accomplish this by using a rented speedboat from the port of Kaimana. Speedboat rental cost of approximately USD dibandrol Kaimana. 4-5 million per day.