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Luwuk is a city in the east of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The city is the capital of Banggai (regency).

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Salodik Waterfall
  • 1 Salodik Waterfall (Air Terjun Salodik), Jl. Trans Sulawesi, Salodik (about 28 km north of Luwuk). Series of terraced pools and falls in a rainforest setting, where the water takes on a sort of turquoise hue.
  • 2 Piala Waterfall (Air Terjun Piala), in Hanga-Hanga community (2-3 km above town taking Jl Flamboyan). Another rainforest waterfall.


  • 3 Teletubbies Hill (Bukit Teletubbies) (about 8-9 km above Luwuk, take Jl Batu Gn to start). Not the easiest place to get to, but if you have seen the landscape in the Teletubbies show, this tumbly grassy set of hills will probably look familiar.
  • 4 Inspiration Hill (Bukit Keles), Jl. Batu Gn., Bungin. 10:00-23:00 daily. A lot closer than Teletubbies Hill. Provides a good view over the city and sea and has coffee vendor.


  • 5 Kilo Lima Beach (Pantai Kilo Lima (Pantai Kilo 5)).
  • 6 Mahaas Beach (Pantai Mahaas).






  • 1 Hotel Karaton Luwuk, Jl Dewi Sartika No. 123, +62 461 21048, . from Rp 280,000.
  • 2 Swiss-Belinn Hotel Luwuk, Jl. Kantor DPRD Baru, Maahas, +62 461 3128600. Pool, spa, dining. Rooms overlooking sea. A full-fledged resort. Rp 351,222. Swiss-Belinn Luwuk (Q111854772) on Wikidata
  • 3 Hotel Santika Luwuk, Jl. Kakap Kilo 5 Bukit Halimun (above Mahaas Beach). Resort with infinity pool and lots of good things to eat. Rp 409,760.
  • 4 Estrella Hotel & Conference Center - Luwuk, Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kawasan Bukit Halimun, Tj. Tuwis. Another resort. Great views of town and sea from rooms. Tiered pool design. Rp 424,394.


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