Photo: Mata Jitu waterfall, Moyo Island.

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Things to see and do

Mata Jitu Waterfall
An hour walk inland from Labuan Aji

There are waterfalls and there are waterfalls and then there is Moyo Island’s Mata Jitu Waterfall — one of the most beautiful waterfalls we have seen. A limestone, multi-terraced waterfall in a lush forested setting and an hour’s walk from the nearest coastal village, it is well worth the effort (and expense if you get an ojek from the village) to visit. And Mata Jitu is just one of ... Read more about Mata Jitu Waterfall .

Takat Segele
30 minutes by boat from Labuan Aji

Sumbawa has so much good snorkelling it is a bit difficult to get excited about any one particular spot, but then you reach somewhere like Takat Segele, where you jump off the boat and it is just so good you pop straight back up to the surface to exclaim, Wow! Takat Segele, 30 minutes by boat from Labuan Aji, is a coral pinnacle that is completely submerged at high tide. As the tide drops, a ... Read more about Takat Segele .

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Pulau Moyo? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.

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