There’s lots to explore around Moyo island if you know where to look! From hidden beaches and spectacular waterfalls to jungle treks and batcaves – there really is something for everyone!
Discover our house reef from the beach in front of our resort. The shallow reef holds a large variety of marine life and colourful corals for you to explore.
Roads on Pulau Moyo are all dirt roads and are not in good condition, for this we advice taking motorbike taxis which we can order for you upon request. If you are a confident motorbike rider and would prefer to explore Moyo island yourselves we can rent a motorbike to you at your own risk.
Located just 30 minutes walk from the resort along a nice shaded path. This local waterfall is a favorrite among the locals with a rope to swing into the 3 meter deep natural pool. A great way to cool off during a sunny afternoon on Moyo Island.
The world famous Mata Jitu waterfall is where Lady Diana used to bathe. Located a 2 hour walk (approx 7km) from our resort or a 20 minute motorbike ride which we can arrange this for you. This spectacular waterfall is surrounded by rich jungle and forms natural water steps where you can take a dip. The healing waters of Matu Jitu will make you feel like a new human. This is a ‘must see’ during your time on Pulau Moyo!
Sengelo Waterfall is another hidden pearl in Pulau Moyo. We will leave after breakfast at 8am to and take a 45 minute boat ride to Sengelo. We’ll arrive at a secluded beach and then take a 15 minute trek to the waterfall, you can spend time climbing the rocks and swimming in the 3m deep natural pool on the top. At 11am we will depart back to the resort, it’s well worth a visit!
We will depart from Labuan Aji at 8:30am and travel to Sengalo, arriving at around 9:15am. First we will explore the beautiful coral reefs, taking a dive or snorkeling on the beautiful Sengalo slope with lots of soft corals, turtles, sharks and many other species of marine life. Around 10:30am we will park at the secluded Sengalo Beach and take a 15 minute walk to the waterfall. There is a good chance of spotting the famous Maleo bird and other species of wildlife. At 12:00 we will enjoy lunch on the beach and there’ll be time to relax and snorkel from the beach afterwards. At 13:30pm we will depart to Takat Sagele, arriving around 14:15pm. Here we make our third stop for snorkeling and/or diving, this reef covered sea-mount has a small island and a big wall that is excellent for diving and snorkeling. We will be back at Maleo Moyo Resort around 16:00pm.
We depart at 8:30am and take a short boat ride to Takat Sagele, a small island surrounded by coral reefs and a great place for snorkeling. We’ll dock the boat at our mooring and you will have all the time to swim and follow the big reef wall looking for sharks, schooling fish, sea snakes and turtles, we aim to be back at the resort around 11:30am.
Mount Tambora is located on our neighboring island to the east, and is a popular destination for hikers. We can help organise this hike for you while you are with us in Moyo and can help with transportation to the volcano too.