South Sulawesi, Pangkajene River

Pangkajene River

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The Pangkajene is a river of southwestern Sulawesi, Indonesia, north of Makassar. It flows into the Polong River and Tangnga River near the sea at 4°50′55″S 119°30′41″E, near the village of the same name. Upstream, the stretch of river is known as the Koraja River. The rock of the river is Jurassic Paremba Sandstone and contains many shallow marine sedimentary rocks and crystalline schists.[1][2] The fossilized remains of plants have been discovered in the Pangkajene area.[3]

North Sulawesi, Manado River

Manado River


Heavy rain which flushed the North Sulawesi nonstop since Tuesday (14/01/2014) resulted in a number of flooded areas in Manado, on Wednesday (15/01/2014. Tanjung Batu Village and Village North Sario located along the banks of the left-hand side submerged due to overflowing Sario river. (Tribune Manado / Fernando Lumowa)

North Sulawesi, Paguyaman River

Paguyaman River

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Gorontalo – Giant Dam Paguyaman current dirty condition . Because the largest dam in the province of Gorontalo was kind of clogged garbage timber and other objects drifting from upstream when the rainy season .

Gorontalo watchlist Post Friday ( 27/12 ) , a giant dam that mangiri paguyaman as much as 6,880 hectares of paddy fields in the current polluting it with a variety of materials derived from the river upstream from wood – a big wood , twigs of trees to grass originating from forest conditions resulting in this beautiful dam looks slovenly and dirty .

Meanwhile paguyaman river located in the border districts of Gorontalo district and sub-district asparaga wonosari the district was utilized by farmers to irrigate rice fields in the dry season . Rivers that irrigate the two districts in Gorontalo province was built to improve the people’s economy but is now no longer noticed .

Residents around Ashnah Nantue ( 45 ) says , that this giant dam populist economic driving force for farmers in the region paguyaman . Because the dam is distributing water in all corners of the rice fields with multiple trunks and branches and dozens of channels . Ashnah added , the last three years farmers have no difficulty in the water in rice farming because there is a giant dam . Because the dam was built approximately 7 years . So with contamination of the river to be addressed from the relevant agencies to dredge rivers paguyaman . ( tr – 30 )

Central Sulawesi, Poso River

Poso River


The Poso is a river of Sulawesi, Indonesia. The Poso is approximately 100 km long and flows from Lake Poso, about 2 km west of the town of Tentena to the city Poso and then into the sea.[1]

Central Sulawesi, Bongka River

Bongka River


Bongka River is a river in Sulawesi, Indonesia
It is on the coast.

Bongka River located in District Ulubongka Tojo Una – una Central Sulawesi . Upstream region , the river is actually crosses Morowali and Banggai district , discharge and river flow is quite heavy this is due to the condition of the river upstream region was still a virgin , which covers the region reached 135 842 hectares of Protected Forest ( 41.5 % ) , Forest Reserves and Forest Holidays 57 620 ( 17.6 % ) , and other forest areas . This watershed Bongka real potential to be developed as an adventure attractions , especially rafting . For sports enthusiasts Bongka river rafting is a very strategic and challenging with relatively severe degree of difficulty . Where the river flows very swift rapids plus variations with different heights and shapes will test the skills of the rafter rapids . In addition , this region has the appeal of beautiful scenery with a variety of flora and fauna that exist in the area along the river , another interesting thing that the nearby river Bongka are indigenous settlements Tau Taa Wana which also allows too witnessed the social and cultural life of indigenous peoples Ta’a while enjoying a traditional art which is still maintained by indigenous masyarakt Ta’a today . At a certain time we can see how they are wading this rushing river using bamboo raft while directing their cane will sell to the city . The climate in the upstream region can be classified according Bongka Oldeman climate , the climate classification C2 , where the rainfall situation with a wet month for 5 ± 6 months and dry months 2 ± 3 months . The average rainfall in basahberkisar minimum of 200 mm / month , and the dry months the average maximum of 100 mm / month .
Attraction is the potential for rafting attraction , for river rafting enthusiasts Bongka is very strategic and challenging with relatively severe levels of difficulty , in addition to rafting tourists can also enjoy or make observations of bird life which is the mascot maleo Tojo Una – Una and an animal endemic to Sulawesi . Other interesting things that are around the river bongka Ta’a indigenous settlements , visited him at the same time allowing the river Bongka also witnessed the social life of indigenous peoples and forest Ta’a its interaction with Tau Ta’a enjoy traditional art which is still maintained by custom Ta’a today.

South West Sulawesi, Walanae River

Walanae River


Walanae River is a river in Sulawesi, Indonesia

Walanae valley, southwest Sulawesi, in the … Stone artefacts found at a number of localities in the Walanae River valley …

South Sulawesi, Jeneberang River

Jeneberang River


The Jeneberang (Indonesian: Sungai Jeneberang) is a river of approximately 75 km in length in the southwestern half of the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia.[1] The catchment has an area of 760 square kilometers.[1]

The river rises near the 2833 meter high mountain Mount Bawakaraeng and runs through the districts of Gowa and Takalar up to the port city of Makassar, flowing into the Makassar Strait.[1] The river has flooded the city regularly, notably in 1976.[1]

Approximately 40 km downstream is located is the 73 metre high Bili-Bili Dam, completed in 1999 with an internal volume of 380 million cubic meters.[1]

On 26 March 2004 a landslide occurred in the upper reaches of the Jeneberang, killing 32 people.[2]

South Sulawesi, Mamasa River

Mamasa River

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Welcome to


the smiling mountain area; the interesting white water rafting; the unique culture;

fully of endless attractions

It a great pleasure to welcome you to the smiling mountain area; the interesting white water rafting of Mamasa river; the unique culture; the fully of endless atractions; the most interesting adventure trekking tours area in the heart of Indonesia. This is a special-tourism guide to Mamasa regency, offers you some information regarding the various places of interest.

Mamasa town itself as the capital of Mamasa regncy lies 1.050 meters above sea level with the average air temperatures between 15 to 18 Celsius degrees in the evening and between 20 to 35 Celsius degrees in the day time. Mamasa regency altitude between 600 meters to 2000 meters above sea level and the mountains in this are between 2500 to 3000 meters above sea level. This features make Mamasa regency an attractive destination for visitors (tourists) especially for adventure trekking tours.

There are eight natural hot springs around Mamasa town; several waterfalls in the lovely valley of Mamasa; rivers for white water rafting; valleys-hillys-naturel forests for adventure trekking; the interesting flora and fauna around this area. “Mamasa” word derives from the Mamasanese word “mamase”, but when the Dutch colonial reached Mamasa in 1907, they changed to “mamasa”.

According to the local history of Mamasa, long ago when this valley was forest, many people came from the outside to hunt and fish. It had several local wild animals in the forest and local fishes in the rivers. Hunters and fishermen who came to the valley were alaways lucky to find these kind of wild animals and fishes. Finally, the hunters and fishermen gave a special name to the valley which, in the Mamasanese language, means “love charm” or “lovely valley” and still popular until nowadays as “Mamasa”.

Mamasanese still practice their traditional ancestral religion called “Ada’ Mappurondo” or “Aluk Tomatua”. The noble corpse and reach one is still preserved on the house for a minimum of one year. It also involves the ritual offering of some animals in those ceremonies.

In the former time, this area also famous for its expert magician. The local people could order the dead bodies to walk home. They believed that all the dead bodies of a family or a clan should be in the same place in the life after, causing them togather their dead bodies into one place.

Typical Mamasanese houses and rice barns especially in the north and east part of this regency are similar in shape to a ship. The people believe that their ancestors came from the sea by ship/boat and travelled up the river then stranded there.