Sulawesi – Access in Short

BSO with I wheel Travel

Below, find short descriptions about the level of access to places of interest in South Sulawesi. 

For more detailed information with photos, please contact us.

On our tours, our team is ready to assist you in any way to overcome possible barriers. 

 

TORAJA

Access at KETE KESU

The village is easy to enter and explore.

The burial site is located next to the village in a valley. The path leading down has some short flights of low stairs. 

Kete Kesu_photo by I wheel travel

Suaya

Access at SUAYA

Suaya is the most accessible site to see the Tau Tau from up close. From the parking area a short path leads up to the rock. 

Access at KAMBIRA 

Getting down to the baby grave tree is only possible via stairs. The stairs are flat, and it is possible to get down there with a wheelchair when the whether is dry.

Stairs to the Baby tree at Kambira

Stairs in Londa

Access at LEMO AND LONDA

The famous rock graves and Tau-Tau of Londa and Lemo both are located at the bottom of a valley, with long flights of stairs leading down there. Both are also visible from above, with Lemo offering better views. The stairs in Londa are in most parts relatively flat and equipped with a handrail.

Access at BORI

Apart from five steps to get onto the compound, the small ceremonial site is easy to explore. Paths are well-paved, partly have some gradient. 

Menhirs at Bori

Palawa

Access to PALAWA

It is possible to drive directly to the village by car. Paved ground makes exploring the village easy.

Access to BATUTOMONGA AND LOKOMATA

The road along Batutumonga up to Lokomata is well maintained. There are a number of spots to stop and admire the scenery. It is also possible to follow some paths into the fields. 

Batutomonga

 

MAKASSAR

Festung Rotterdam

Access at FORT ROTTERDAM

The inner court of the Fort is on ground-level and well-paved. It is possible to get onto the old walls via old ramps, which however is bumpy. 

Access at BENTENG SOMBA OPU

The large park can be explored on mostly well-paved alleys. It is allowed to enter the traditional houses; all have wooden stairs at their entrances, but some are shorter and flater than others. 

Benteng Somba Opu

Leang Leang cave with ancient wall painting

Access at LEANG LEANG CAVES

The caves are spread all over an amazing landscape of cast mountains. Driving through this scenery is worth the visit already. Some caves can be spotted from the road. Some few caves are within possible reach for visitors with mobility limitations.