Ahe Island is the most preferred tourist destination by the foreign tourist. The tourist spot almost every time there was a tourist visiting Ahe Island to enjoy its natural scenery. The island is very beautiful to enjoy. Moreover, the natural beauty gives coolness and tranquility to visitors. Beside to the natural landscape, Ahe Island also has beautiful underwater scenery.
Ahe island is located in Cenderawasih Bay, Nabire Regency Papua. Ahe Island Have a Traditional art and culture, these are very successful in attracting the attention of tourists to visit tourist sites. Art and cultural attractions featured on Ahe island as well as to help the survival of the local residents as an additional income for them. To reach these places, using speedboats and longboats for approximately 20 minutes from the capital regency and 1.5 to 2 hours if departing from Nabire.
Cenderawasih Bay, (translating to Bird Of Paradise Bay), hosts an incredible array of marine biodiversity. The largest marine national park in all of Indonesia exists within the expanse of the bay – Teluk Cenderawasih National Park. The park contains over 150 recorded species of coral, over 200 known species of fish, and extends over an area of 14, 535 square kilometers. And that is not to mention the dugongs and the dolphins..
But lets face it, you’re not here to see the rich collection of life in the park. Your here for one thing…the sharks.
Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) reach between 9-12 meters in length and weigh up to 12,500 kg, making them the largest fish in the world. Swimming though blue water next to one of these giants can be one of the most beautiful and humbling experiences of your life.