Directions to Hoga Island
It is possible to reach Hoga,
Wakatobi, in one day from Jakarta.
There are daily flights from Makassar by Lionair to Matahora airport, Wakatobi (Makassar, Sulawesi, is accessible by direct flights from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bali and Jakarta). The easiest way is to book your complete journey through Caraka Travelindo or Tiket.com.
The current Lionair schedule from Makassar to Wakatobi (all flights include a stop in Kendari):
Makassar – Wakatobi
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday – Departs 8:10am, Arrives 10:20am
Tuesday, Saturday – Departs 10:00am, Arrives 12:20pm
Wakatobi – Makassar
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday – Departs 10:45am, Arrives 12:55pm
Tuesday, Saturday – Departs 12:45pm, Arrives 15:05pm
Fares range from 627,000IDR – 1,448,000IDR (per person, one-way)
Baggage allowance is 10Kg
From the Netherlands you can fly to Jakarta non-stop and through to Makassar. For a layover in Makassar airport we recommend the Dprima or Ibis hotels.
This journey can be booked with Merapi Tours.
The resort will send a taxi to Matahora airport to pick you up and bring you to Mola harbor, from where the local wooden ferry will bring you to Hoga.
Please be aware that flights and sailing times can change.