Wasur National Park is representative of the most extensive wetlands in Papua / Irian Jaya and a little disturbed by human activity.
Approximately 70 percent of the national park area of savanna vegetation, while the other form of swamp forest vegetation, monsoon forest, beach forest, bamboo forest, grassland and swamp forest, sago is quite broad. Plant species that dominate the forest in the park area between the other fires (Avicennia sp.), Tancang (Bruguiera sp.), Almond (Terminalia sp.), And eucalyptus (Melaleuca sp.).
Wildlife species which are common among other tree kangaroos (Dendrolagus spadix), musk king (Psittrichus fulgidus), cassowaries gelambir (Casuarius casuarius sclateri), virgin crown / Crowned Pigeon (Goura cristata), large yellow bird of paradise (Paradisea apoda novaeguineae), the king bird of paradise ( Regius Cicinnurus rex), a red bird of paradise (Paradisea rubra), freshwater crocodile (Crocodylus novaeguineae) and saltwater crocodile (C. porosus).
High biodiversity value and amazing National Park Wasur, causing this area better known as "Serengiti Papua".
Wetlands of this national park is the most productive ecosystems in providing food and protection materials for the life of various types of fish, shrimp and crabs that have a high economic value.
Various types of wildlife such as migratory birds, wallabies and cassowaries often come and inhabit the Blue Marsh Lake. Therefore, Blue Marsh Lake is called "Motherland" because the height of the variety of animal life. This location is perfect for watching exciting attractions and amazing wildlife.
Some locations / attractions to be visited:
Blue Marsh Lake, Ukra, Maar, Kakania, Dikbob, Rawa Panjang, Pilmul. Observation of wildlife, lakes, go along the river, horse riding and cultural tours.
Yanggandur, Soa, Ukra, Onggaya. Savannah, animal observation, go along the river, fishing, and cultural tourism.
The best visiting season: months of July to November every year.
How to achieve location: From Jayapura to Merauke (Plane) with a time of 1.5 hours, then from Merauke to locations using four-wheeled vehicles within one to two hours via the Trans New Guinea (Jayapura-Merauke).