Visit the famed Pulo Cinta, a romantic island in Gorontalo
Legend has it that Pulo Cinta was the secret escape for a young Gorontalo prince and the daughter of a Dutch trader
Explore Gorontalo's marine life and meet the most gentle shark in the world
Swim and get up close to the incredible whale shark
Good for: Adventure Junkies, Culture Vultures, Lovebirds
What You’ll Experience
The legend behind Pulo Cinta is a romantic one, its story tells the tale of a forbidden love between a young prince from Gorontalo and the daughter of a Dutch trader. It is said that Pulo Cinta, transliterated into 'Love Island', was a secret place they could truly be free to love each other. Now, whether you're coming alone or with a lover, it's the perfect tropical getaway. Before that, sample a taste of the tropical paradise that awaits you with a visit to Limboto Lake, a beautiful lake that is the pride of Gorontalo, and drop by Pakaya Tower and Bandayo Poboide Traditional House.
Explore the marine life of Gorontalo and surround yourself with colorful fishes and coral life, especially the incredible whale shark. Swim near them, get up close, and even take pictures with the massive slow-moving shark. No need to worry, their favorite food to eat is plankton! You can find a totally different experience swimming with the gentle giant.