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Lake Tondano

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Be shure to leave the main road

We rented motorbike to drive around the lake. It can be hard to find restaurant, so be shure to search aside of the main road to find very authentic local restaurants and cafes.

Reviewed 5 days ago
Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We rented motorbike to drive around the lake. It can be hard to find restaurant, so be shure to search aside of the main road to find very authentic local restaurants and cafes.

Thank Chillor1291
Jakarta, Indonesia
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The culture, the view, the local activity was I looking for to get my feel relaxed. Expecialy for the branded new restaurant #rmpemandangandanautondano with extremietly deliciously food with amazing background of Tondano lakeside

Thank HendrikOktaviano
Bali, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Lake Tondano in North Sulawesi is an eutrophic volcanic lake where you can visit and viewing, photographing the surrounding areal largely. I have been visiting the lake with my political parliament collages on official comparative study duty in 2004. But the holiday visit in 2016 also made. The territorial of the lake is quite beautiful but the eutrophication seriously occur... More 

1 Thank jerowijaya
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68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Tondano lake is a crater lake of the huge Tondano caldera. There are several lake restaurants and you can to kayaking there as well or rent mountain bikes to circle around the lake in about 4 hours.

Thank resortmountainview
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Many tourists go to Tomohon but a few kms further is this charming town. Close by the 2nd largest lake in Indonesia. Motor becak are not allowed here so horse drawn carriage is a popular local transport. There are a couple of accommodation possibilities, I shall review the Wisma Nusantara where I stayed.

Thank peter m
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260 reviews
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

We were quite hesitant to visit this large lake and expected to see a large body of water. It turned out to be quite interesting and photogenic place, as there are many fishermen’s houses and fisheries on the shore of the lake with many green water plants. Probably the best view over the lake is from the newly erected bamboo... More 

Thank Boleslav
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

We were on a private tour and after quite a long drive on narrow roads we arrived at the Lake. The shoreline on the side we went to was covered with water hyacinth (eceng gondok), so it was not very pretty. We had lunch at one of the restaurants built on stilts. Feels like it was a floating restaurant. It... More 

Thank LifeIsAGift28
Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

This lake features on many of the group tours organised from Manado. Often, you are brought here for lunch on a semi-floating restaurant! It is one of the largest lakes in North Sulawesi. Some views are very nice, but many are through uncontrolled vegetation and, to be honest, the waters are not the cleanest, due to drainage from cultivated land.

Thank Bernard C
Manado, Indonesia
1 review
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Sumaru endo is the recreation ideal for families to enjoy relaxing weekend after a full week to run the activities. Its location on the edge the lake tondano , precisely in the village leleko , district remoken , minahasa , about 12 km from the city tondano , 45 km from the city manado , 65 km from the international... More 

Thank gama2016
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Tondano lake is a lake that lies between the two districts namely Tomohon Regency and Regency Kawangkoa. Remboken her right in the village, the lake is listed as the largest lake in the province of North Sulawesi. Tandano lake's tourism has become one of the tourist destinations in the area of Manado. This is because the potential contained in the... More 

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