Leang Tedongnge

Wonder Leang Tedongnge   In short Limestone cave in a secluded karst gorge. In this cave has been found the oldest known painting made by man. This painting is at least 45 500 years old and shows a group of three wild pigs, most likely Sus celebensis. Cave is located in a karst region that is […]

Nusa Dua Water Blow

Nusa Dua Water Blow

Wonder Nusa Dua Water Blow   In short Narrow channel in the seaside cliffs. At the end of the channel, waves crash against the cliff wall creating a huge splash – fountain. In rough weather, the view and sound can be very impressive. The enormous splash can be more than 15 m tall and has a […]

Devil’s Tear

Devil's Tear in Nusa Lembongan

Wonder Devil’s Tear   In short A small sea bay with overhanging cliffs. At high tide and stormy weather the waves create powerful surges and fountains and rise a powerful roar. Rating 41.3% GPS coordinates 8.69076 S 115.43018 E Location, address Asia, Indonesia, Lesser Sunda islands, western coast of Nusa Lembongan Category Blowholes Map of the […]

Aouk-Kladuk Underground River

Kladuk River in the Kladuk Abyss

Wonder Aouk-Kladuk Underground River   In short The most powerful known underground river in the world is Aouk-Kladuk Underground River in the Bird’s Head Peninsula of New Guinea. Rating 47.5% GPS coordinates 1.0969 S 131.7931 E Location, address Asia, Indonesia, Western New Guinea, eastern part of Sorong Category Caves, Sinkholes, Springs Length More than 3 700 […]

Keek sinkhole

Keek Sinkhole, Aouk Underground River

Wonder Keek sinkhole   In short Amazing feature of the unique Aouk Underground River is narrow, deep hole through the rainforest and deep in the ground – Keek sinkhole. Rating 40.8% GPS coordinates 0.9527 S 132.3372 E Location, address Asia, Indonesia, Western New Guinea, southern part of Tambrauw Regency, Aouk Underground River Category Sinkholes Alternate name […]

Hafasu Tiankeng

Wonder Hafasu Tiankeng   In short Part of the enormous Aouk Underground River is a giant sinkhole – Hafasu Tiankeng. Rating 40.3% GPS coordinates 0.9558 S 132.3303 E Location, address Asia, Indonesia, Western New Guinea, southern part of Tambrauw Regency, Aouk Underground River Category Sinkholes Alternate name Hafasù Tiankeng Depth Approximately 100 m Volume 12 – […]

Kuom Tiankeng

Wonder Kuom Tiankeng   In short One of the features of the unique Aouk Underground River is a giant sinkhole – Kuom Tiankeng. Rating 41.8% GPS coordinates 0.9519 S 132.3226 E Location, address Asia, Indonesia, Western New Guinea, southern part of Tambrauw Regency, Aouk Underground River Category Sinkholes Depth Approximately 160 m Volume 15 – 20 […]

Aouk Underground River

Waykut - entrance in the Aouk Underground River. Note the speleologist in the center

Wonder Aouk Underground River   In short There are a lot more underground rivers in the world than most people imagine. One of the largest and most impressive is Aouk Underground River in a remote area of New Guinea. Rating 52.0% GPS coordinates 0.9518 S 132.3307 E Location, address Asia, Indonesia, Western New Guinea, southern part […]

Kelimutu – volcano with differently colored crater lakes

Kelimutu crater lakes

Wonder Kelimutu – volcano with differently colored crater lakes   In short There are many interesting crater lakes around the world and many are exciting natural wonders. Some of the most surprising are the three Kelimutu crater lakes in Flores island, Indonesia. Rating 61.8% GPS coordinates 8.767335 121.8170 E Location, address Asia, Indonesia, Lesser Sunda Islands, […]

Liang Bua – the cave of the mysterious Homo floresiensis

Liang Bua cave, Flores, Indonesia

Wonder Liang Bua – the cave of the mysterious Homo floresiensis   In short There happen unusual discoveries but few have been as weird as the sensational finds in the sediments of Liang Bua cave in 2003. Turns out – some 50 thousand years ago in Flores island lived minuscule, dwarf people (Homo floresiensis) who hunted […]