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Way Kambas National Park

East Lampung Regency, Lampung, Indonesia

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About Way Kambas National Park

Way Kambas National Park is a national park covering 1,300 square kilometres in Lampung province, southern Sumatra, Indonesia.  It consists of swamp forest and lowland rain forest, mostly of secondary growth as result of extensive logging in the 1960s and 1970s. Despite decreasing populations, the park still has a few critically endangered Sumatran tigers, Sumatran elephants and Sumatran rhinoceroses. It also provides excellent birdwatching, with the rare white-winged wood duck among the over 40



Attractions near Way Kambas National Park

Bandar Lampung76.93km from Way Kambas National Park

Bandar Lampung is the capital and largest city of the Indonesian province of Lampung. Located on the southern tip of Sumatra, Bandar Lampung was originally called Tanjungkarang–Telukbetung, since it was a unification of two major settlements in Lampung, before being renamed in 1983. The city proper and South Lampung Regency are major transmigrate recipients; in testimony thereof, it has become the third densest city in Sumatra, after Medan and Palembang. The city's area is about 169.21 km², with

Port of Bakauheni104.86km from Way Kambas National Park

Bakauheni is a town in the southern part of the province of Lampung, Indonesia and is the largest and busiest port in the province, and also one of the busiest ports in Indonesia. Ferries carrying passengers and vehicles, particularly large trucks, connect Bakauheni with the major port of Merak in Java across the Sunda Strait. There are plans for a Sunda Strait Bridge to connect the Bakauheni district with Java. The harbour is managed by the national port company PT ASDP.

Legundi Island113.58km from Way Kambas National Park

Pulau Legundi is an Indonesian island in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra. It is one of the larger islands in the Strait and lies at the western end of Sumatra's Lampong Bay, in the province of Lampung. it is one of the beautiful destinations in Lampung provide and it attracts a lot of tourists to this place.

Sebesi Island117.12km from Way Kambas National Park

Sebesi is an Indonesian island in the Sunda Strait, between Java and Sumatra, and part of the province of Lampung. It rises to a height of 844 metres and lies about 12 kilometres north of the Krakatoa Archipelago; it is the closest large island to Krakatoa, about the same area and height as the remnant of Rakata. Like Krakatoa, it too is volcanic, although there are no dated eruptions known. Unlike the Krakatoa Archipelago, Sebesi has permanent streams and is inhabited.

Masjid Agung Banten130.13km from Way Kambas National Park

Great Mosque of Banten is a historic mosque in Old Banten, 10 km north of Serang, Indonesia. The 16th-century mosque was one of the few surviving remnants of what used to be the port city of Banten, the most prosperous trading center in the Indonesian archipelago after the fall of Demak Sultanate in mid-16th century.

Krakatoa136.35km from Way Kambas National Park

Krakatoa, or Krakatau, is a caldera in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in the Indonesian province of Lampung. The caldera is part of a volcanic island group comprising four islands: two of which, Lang and Verlaten, are remnants of a previous volcanic edifice destroyed in eruptions long before the famous 1883 eruption; another, Rakata, is the remnant of a much larger island destroyed in the 1883 eruption. It is now one of the trekking destination in Indonesia.

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It is located on the southern tip of the island of Sumatra. It is the original home of the Lampung people, who speak their own language and possess their own written script. The province is famous for snorkeling and diving as it has many wonderful beaches.