Wakatobi Hoga Diving | How to get there

Directions to Hoga Island


It is possible to reach Hoga, Wakatobi, in one day from Jakarta.

There are daily flights to Wakatobi (Matahora airport) from Makassar, Sulawesi by Lion Air. Baggage allowance is 10Kg.

On arrival in Wanci one can take a charter direct to Hoga( weather permitted )or spend the night in Wanci and take the local boat at 10 o’clock the next morning. We can make a reservation in Nua Wasabi a nice little homestay from Pak Hassan. Pak Hassan can help you get around Wakatobi and there is a Japanese style restaurant on a Rock to enjoy your first sunset in Wakatobi.

Makassar is accessible by direct flights from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bali and Jakarta). The easiest way to book your complete journey is through Caraka Travelindo or Tiket.com.


From the Netherlands you can fly to Jakarta non-stop and through to Makassar. This journey can be booked with Merapi Tours. For accommodation near Makassar airport, we can recommend Ibis airport hotel.


Please be aware that flights and sailing times can change.