3 Day Gorontalo and Olele Island Private Tour: Snorkeling, Culinary and City Tour

Get ready for a fun city tour at Gorontalo and snorkel around Olele Marine Park

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Tour Name 3 Days Gorontalo and Olele Island Private Tour: Snorkeling, Culinary and City Tour
Duration 3 Days 2 Nights
Tour Type Private Snorkeling and City Tour

Combination of the Best Experiences in Gorontalo and Olele Island

Discover Gorontalo’s point of interest on this private 3-day tour. You will experience the history, culture, and discover Olele Island marine life. In order to capture the best experiences of Gorontalo, a duration of 3 days and 2 nights would suffice. Moreover,  you will be taken for food tours in the typical city of Gorontalo. This tour is private and inclusive of an air-conditioned vehicle, English speaking guide, selected meals, and accommodation.

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Exploring The City Attractions, Snorkeling in Olele Island and Food Tours

The tour begins after the driver picks you up from Jalaluddin Airport, then spending the first day exploring the city of Gorontalo. There are a lot of famous attractions you will see!  Take photos at Pakaya Tower Limboto (Menara Keagungan) and Baiturrahman Mosque Gorontalo. Head to Bantayo Poboide Traditional House, then move to Otanaha Fortress, which is a Portuguese fort that was built in the 15th century. The Fortress have hundreds of stairs, from above of Otahana Fortress participants can relish the views of Lake Limboto. Continue to visit Sacred Tomb of Ju Panggola. Local people visit the site to pray and believing that the site has special supernatural powers. Then visit Iluta Village, this place once used as the landing site for Amphibi Katelina, which was used by Indonesian President Soekarno.

On the second day, if it’s in season whales you will be invited to visit the Whale Shark Point at the Botubarani coastline. Whale sharks are the world’s largest fish species, they are plankton-eaters and known to be very tame with human. If you are lucky, you can feed whale sharks from the boat or snorkel with whale sharks. Next, move Olele Beach. From the glass bottom boat, you can see unspoiled reefs decorated by rainbow fish and other marine biota. One of the rare coral reefs that can be encounter are reefs that resemble Picasso artworks. So people call it “the coral reef Picasso”.

Then, you will snorkeling to discover Olele’s underwater with the combination of marine creatures, corals, reefs and crystal clear water. Participants can also feed small fishes with biscuits. If you want to dive at Olele Beach you can rental diving equipment (optional). After lunch, continue to visit the Bubohu Traditional Village and Walima Mas Mosque. In the late afternoon we will take participants to try Gorontalo local dishes such as binthe biluhuta soup, Ilabulo, fried bananas with chili sauce, and so on (the cost of meals considered as personal expense). Then, have dinner at a local restaurant before return to the hotel.

Here we have a wide range of accommodation that you can choose, from a 2 star hotel to 4 star

Explore Olele beach, snorkel to see the underwater beauty or rent a diving equipment

If it’s in season whales you will be invited to visit the Whale Shark Point and feed whale sharks from the boat or snorkel with whale sharks.

gorontalo city tour

Explore various point of interests in the city of Gorontalo

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Tour Options

Package Option Pax Price per Person
Amaris Hotel 2* 2 Pax USD 280
3 – 4 Pax USD 220
5 – 6 Pax USD 215
7 – 9 Pax USD 200
10 – 12 Pax USD 185
Millinov Boutique 3* 2 Pax USD 300
3 – 4 Pax USD 230
5 – 6 Pax USD 220
7 – 9 Pax USD 210
10 – 12 Pax USD 190
Maqna Hotel 4* 2 Pax USD 320
3 – 4 Pax USD 250
5 – 6 Pax USD 235
7 – 9 Pax USD 220
10 – 12 Pax USD 200
 The above rate is per person rate with minimum booking of 2 persons is required 

Not valid for Public Holidays, Eid al Fitr, Christmas and New Year



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Tour Detail


  • You will receive confirmation within 1 business day. Once confirmed, voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Private Air Conditioned Transport
  • Car Driver
  • English Speaking Guide
  • 2 nights accommodations base on Double/Twin/Triple Sharing (as selected package)
  • Meals as itinerary
  • Entrance fee and donation as itinerary
  • Refreshment (mineral water & welcome snacks)
  • Glass Bottom Boat at Olele Marine Park (Include snorkeling equipment and underwater photo)


  • Flight ticket, airport tax and porter
  • Tipping for guide and driver
  • Personal Expenses (extra meals, drink, shopping, laundry etc)
  • Personal traveler’s insurance

Day 1 (Gorontalo City Tour) [Welcome Snack,L,D]

  • 09.00 AM I Pick up from Djalaludin Airport, Gorontalo
  • Head to Gorontalo City
  • Photostop at Pakaya Tower and Baiturahman Mosque
  • Bantayo Poboide
  • Otanaha Fortress
  • Sacred Tomb of Ju Panggola
  • Iluta Village
  • Dinner at the local restaurant
  • Head to hotel
  • Hotel check-in, Stay overnight in the hotel

Day 2 (Olele Marine Park – Bubohu Traditional Village – Culinary Tour) [B.Snack.L.D]

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Botubarani Village [SEASONABLE – if you’re lucky you can meet Whale shark]
  • Olele Marine Park
  • Lunch
  • Bubohu Traditional Village which has been designated as a Religious Tourism Village by the Gorontalo Provincial Government
  • Walima Mas Mosque
  • Local culinary tour (personal expense)
  • Dinner
  • Head to hotel
  • Stay overnight in the hotel

Day 3 (Gorontalo) [B]

  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Hotel Check out
  • Shopping
  • Airport Transfer, end of the tour


  • The itinerary may be subject to change, depending on the circumstances
  • Pick up time about 09.00 AM, we recommend you to take a flight with arrival time at Djalaludin Airport Gorontalo before 09.00 AM
  • To reach Djalaludin Airport you can take a Non-Stop Flight from Bali or Jakarta Airport
  • Or you can take Direct Flight from Sam Ratulangi Manado Airport
  • We recommend you arrive morning or one day before the tour start.
  • Kindly notice that the driver is not the tour expert guide. The driver will just pick up and drop you off.
  • Wandernesia is not responsible for any delay, loss, theft, accident, sickness, complaint, or any problems which occur during tour.

What to bring:

  • Voucher from Wandernesia (printed or e-voucher)
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Swimsuit
  • Extra clothes
  • Sun protector, hat
  • Personal First aid kit
  • Camera

Cancellation Policy:

  • The above rates are non-refundable. Once booking confirmed, it can’t be canceled.
  • No refund issued for cancellation made after reservation.
  • Please read the cancellation policy carefully before you make a reservation.
  • Any change or cancellation is made via email at business hours.
  • Business hours: Monday – Friday (except public holiday) from 09:00 AM – 03:00 PM (GMT +7)

No Show Policy:

  • 100% penalty will be charged for no-show case. No refund issued.

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  1. Fill the reservation form in the section below or contact us via WhatsApp or Email.
  2. We will proceed your booking and send you the online invoice by email or WhatsApp.
  3. As you receive the invoice, please complete the payment. For more details, please see payment method section.
  4. As your reservation confirmed, we will send the voucher to your email or WhatsApp.
  5. Show your voucher (e-voucher or printed version) at the location. Happy Travel!


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We receive payment by bank transfer. You can transfer the amount of the bill to the following bank account:

Bank Central Asia (BCA)


Swift Code: CENAIDJA




Account Number: 7851033380

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