Biak is Indonesia's eastern gateway. During world war II, Biak was to be one of the home bases of the Allied Forces when attacking the Japanese to used Biak as defense base before finally withdraw. There were thousands of Japanese warriors killed in the island during the war, most of them bombed and burnt in the cave so-called Japanese cave. This cave is not far from town and may easily be reached by car. Besides world war remains, Biak now offers the most spectacular sea gardens in the world.
The seas around Biak are dotted by small islands that owns very beautiful varied fish and corals. Diving spots are spreaded around Padaido island, a group of small islands that is accessible from Biak by motorized boat or canoe. farther out is Rani island and neighborhood islands with more beautiful sea world. Biak is the easiest to reach as daily flights are scheduled to fly to Biak almost from any parts in Indonesia, especially from Denpasar, Jakarta Surabaya and Makasar.-
By twenty - minute flight south ward, stood another island called Yapen. This island is home to the typical birds of paradise, Parrots, cockatoos and other. On the other side, you are also challenged to explore its natural land with specific sceneries. There are several flights week either from Jayapura and Biak to Nabire,to Manokwari and to Sorong the district capital. To explore the birds community, not all can be reached by car. [Reservation | Contact Us]