West Papua

Whale Shark Cendrawasih Bay

  • 3 Days
  • Wildlife
  • Easy

Take a  morning flight arrive in Nabire airport before 11am.  Upon your arrival in Nabire airport, you’ll be picked up by a local guide to Kwatisore village for about 3 hour journey. Kwatisore village is located in Cenderawasih Bay, the largest national park in Indonesia. Arrive in Kwatisore village, check in at a home stay. In the afternoon, we  prepare for a whale shark adventure that located about 10 minutes by speedboat. Whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is the largest extant fish that can grow up to 12.65 m, this gentle giant only eats planktons and other small fishes.

Return to the home stay for dinner. After dinner, we visit night bagan or floating fishing platform to see local fisherman feed the whale shark. Then afterward we return to the home stay for rest overnight.

Accommodation: Home stay

Meals plan: Lunch, dinner

After breakfast we get ready for another whale shark adventure. Off to whale shark spot that located only 10 minutes by motorized canoe. Swim side by side with whale shark, visit Bagan to buy fish for the whale shark (optional). In the afternoon we return to the home stay for lunch. The in appropriate time we return to Nabire. Check in at your accommodation for rest overnight.

Accommodation: Filadelfia Home stay // VIP room

Meals plan: Breakfast, Lunch

Early breakfast at the home stay then transfer to the airport to catch your flight to next destination.



  • Tailor Made Program
  • Flexible Departure Date
  • Private Trip
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