Sulawesi Travel Guide

Hoga Island, a hidden Paradise in Wakatobi

Hoga Island, video from Brad Newton Vlogs

All you need to know before you visit Hoga Island in Wakatobi

If you want to experiece staying in a lost island with white sandy beach and coconut trees, you should try visiting Hoga island in Wakatobi, South-East Sulawesi. Hoga island is located in the heart of Wakatobi National Park next to Kaledupa Island. This island has white sandy beach with coconut trees all along, and under the sea around Hoga island there is beautiful and wonderful coral reefs and fishes.

#Transport to Hoga Island
Hoga island is reachable in 30 minutes by boat from Ampeau village in Kaledupa Island, Wakatobi. For more information on how to get to Wakatobi, please read our transportation guide to Wakatobi on below link.

#Permit to entry Hoga Island
There is no formal permit required to visit Hoga Island in Wakatobi. Although the island is used as the basecamp for Operation Wallacea Conservation Project ( and the center for their Coral Reef Research Unit, Hoga island is open for tourists and travelers.

#Accommodation in Hoga Island
There are a few bungalows in the Hoga Island most of them are situated along the beaches and facing the sea. The other huts are located deep in the heart of the island (5 mintes walk from the beach).