Travelling in Sulawesi
Sulawesi is benefited by its location that makes the island tropical. All-year long is always the best time to visit according to your mood. When you wish to enjoy the rainy breeze during rainy season, you can plan your visit during January-April, but if you wish to enjoy the bright sunlight for your perfect tan at the beach, June-October is the best season for that. Other than these months, you can experience the unpredictable mood of Sulawesi which will leave you in awe to its magic.
March to May and September to November (Autumn and Spring) are tourist shoulder seasons in Australia, with temperatures during the day remaining warm with cooler weather during the nights.
Weather during the winter months (June – August) varies depending on where you are in the country. Up north, you can expect mild, sunny days. While, down south, temperatures often get below 0.
Sulawesi has an incredibly rich culture. In fact, that has become one of the main attractions that keeps tourists from all around the globe coming to this island. From the thousands of temples that it has, to the friendliness of local Sulawesi, the island really is the heaven you can find on Earth.
Sulawesi is a safe island for travelling in. If you fall ill during your travels, international hospitals across the island are plenty to choose from.
The standard voltage throughout Sulawesi is normally 230 V and with a standard frequency of 50 Hz. If you’re from the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia or Africa, most of your phones, laptops and other gadgets could be charged like normal. However, if you come from countries like the United States, Canada, and most South American countries, the range of voltage differs here in Sulawesi.
The Indonesian Rupiah is the only accepted currency. Worry not, if you choose to use your credit card in Sulawesi, it’s no problem.
Sulawesi is heaven to traveller, many countries can visit Indonesia without having to present a visa upon arrival for your short trip. Those not listed from those countries can apply visa on arrival (VOA) at the airport.