HOW TO GET TO TOGIAN ISLANDS

FIND YOUR WAY

The Togian Islands are a true treasure. As we know from ferry tales treasures are hard to find and not easy accessible. However, the selected who make the effort and make the journey shall be richly rewarded. Boat Schedules to Togian Islands can be found here. 

 

 

LOCATION

The Togian Islands are an 120 km long island archipelago with about 56 islands in the Golf of Tomini, in Central Sulawesi, Tojo Una Una. Poki Poki is located on the south tip of the Togian Islands, just 10 boat minutes away from the small and lovely village Bomba.

DIRECTIONS

There are two main hubs which will bring you to the Togian Islands. The city of Ampana - south of the the islands - and the city of Gorontalo - in the north of the islands.

Ampana is connected with the rest of Sulawesi by flight to Poso (3 hours car ride distance) or Luwuk (5 hours car ride distance). Once in Ampana it is just a footstep to Togian Islands and Poki Poki. There are several daily boat connections which bridge the mainland with the Togian Islands. Please see below for more details on the main boat schedules. Boat Schedule from Ampana to Poki Poki.

Gorontalo is well connected with several flightrouts throughout Sulawesi. However, there is only one ferry which connects Gorontalo with the Togian Islands. The ferry Tuna Tomini approaches the Islands two times a week on a 12 hour trip. Boat Schedule from Gorontalo to Poki Poki.

HUNGRY FOR MORE INFORMATION ?

Get all Boat Schedules to Poki Poki in Detail! Boats and Times for the main harbors Ampana, Wakai and Gorontalo.

Read more about travel routes to Togians, crazy good food in Ampana and whats the fastest way to Togians.

Use our ultimative Boat Map with most boat routes and schedules of Togian Islands ilustrated on Google Maps.

 

BOAT SCHEDULES

Here you find all the relevant boat connections to Poki Poki. We try to keep you updated on all changes or new additional boat connections. Please keep in mind that there can be also changes in the schedules due to weather reasons.

Enjoy your boat ride!

 

AMPANA

Two daily speedboats plus a ferry boat connect Ampana with Poki Poki and the village of Bomba.

Map of Togian Islands

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BOAT CONNECTIONS FROM AMPANA TO POKI POKI

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09:00 AM by "HERKULES"

13:00 PM by "MANAKARA"

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09:00 AM by "BODI"

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The daily morning Speedboat (direction Wakai) brings you straight to Poki Poki. Tell the captain that you wish to get out at the Jetty from Bomba Divers. We`ll pick you up there! Ride takes about 40 minutes and costs currently 130.000 IDR per Person.

The daily afternoon Speedboat (direction Wakai) brings you straight to Poki Poki. Tell the captain that you wish to get out at the Jetty from Bomba Divers. We`ll pick you up there! Ride takes about 40 minutes and costs currently 130.000 IDR per Person.

If you arrive with the plane on the same day you can still catch the boat.

Almost every day several wooden boats going from smaller harbours from Ampana to Bomba or a nearby village (Siatu, Kulinkinari) They cost maximum 50.000 per person. 

Check with the hotel staff in Ampana which Bodi ist running on that day.

Almost every day (except Friday) several wooden boats (= Bodi) going from Bomba or a nearby village (Siatu, Kulinkinari) to Ampana. They cost maximum 50.000 per person. 

We will talk one day before your check- out about the best option.

BOAT CONNECTIONS FROM POKI POKI TO AMPANA

10:00 AM by "MANAKARA"

13:00 PM by "HERKULES"

09:00 AM by "PASATU"

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The daily morning Speedboat brings you straight to Ampana. The Ride takes about 40 minutes and costs currently 130.000 IDR per Person. You will reach Ampana around 11:00 AM which is not enough time to catch the Plane to Palu on the same day. Moving onwards via road is no problem with the Minivans which depart daily at 05:00 PM towards Poso (gateway to Tentena and Toraja) and Palu.

The daily afternoon Speedboat brings you straight to Ampana.  Ride takes about 40 minutes and costs currently 130.000 IDR per Person. You will get to Ampana around 14:00.

WAKAI

Wakai is the biggest town on the Togian Islands. No matter if you come from Gorontalo or the Islands Kadidir, Katupat & Malenge - Wakai will be your main hub to travel further. From there take the daily speed boats to Bomba/ Poki Poki (direction Ampana). Alternatively you can charter a boat from every corner of the islands and travel with your own traditional, wooden boat to Poki Poki. 

Map of Togian Islands

BOAT CONNECTIONS FROM WAKAI TO POKI POKI

08:30 AM by "MANAKARA"

12:00 PM by "HERKULES"

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The daily morning Speedboat brings you straight to Poki Poki (direction Ampana). The Ride takes less then one hour and costs currently 130.000 IDR per Person. Make sure to tell the captain that you wish to get out at the Jetty from Bomba Divers. We will pick you up there!

The daily afternoon Speedboat brings you straight to Poki Poki (direction Ampana). The Ride takes less then one hour and costs currently 130.000 IDR per Person. Make sure to tell the captain that you wish to get out at the Jetty from Bomba Divers. We will pick you up there!

BOAT CONNECTIONS FROM POKI POKI TO WAKAI

Charter a boat from Wakai or straight to Poki Poki. The prices are usually fair and are somewhere around 500.000 IDR for the boat. It`s a lovely ride along the coastline of the Togian Islands and takes about two hours.

10:00 AM by "MANAKARA"

13:00 PM by "HERKULES"

anytime by a CHARTERBOAT

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The daily morning Speedboat brings you straight to Wakai. The Ride takes less then one hour and costs currently 130.000 IDR per Person. This gives you enough time to reach Wakai if you are taking the ferry to Gorontalo and have to catch the ferry Tuna Tomini.

The daily afternoon Speedboat brings you straight to Wakai. The Ride takes less then one hour and costs currently 130.000 IDR per Person. With the second speedboat it is a bit risky if you have to catch the ferry to Gorontalo.

Charter a boat from Poki Poki straigt to Wakai. The prices is 500.000 IDR for the boat. It`s a lovely ride along the coastline of the Togian Islands and takes about two hours.

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GORONTALO

The ferry Tuna Tomini connects the Togian Islands with Gorontalo three times a week. The ferry will bring you to the main hub of Togian Islands - the city of Wakai. Please see the schedule of the Ferry Tuna Tomini below. Once you are in Wakai please use the Speedboats or a Charterboat to travel further to Poki Poki. Information on how to get from Wakai to Poki Poki you can find in the section above.

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FROM GORONTALO TO WAKAI

FROM WAKAI TO GORONTALO

17:00 by TUNA TOMINI

16:00 by TUNA TOMINI

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The Ferry Tuna Tomini brings you to Wakai on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. It leaves Gorontalo in the afternoon (around 17:00). The ride will take about 12 hours and you will get to Wakai the next early morning.

To go from the Togians to Gorontalo take the Ferry Tuna Tomini, which leaves Wakai every Monday, Thursday and Saturdays in the afternoon (around 16:00). The ride will take about 12 hours and you will reach Gorontalo the next early morning. 

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