Sawinggrai Village, Sorong

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One of the most recognized villages in the area, Sawinggrai Village serves as the habitat of Cenderawasih, the Bird of Paradise and the icon of the papua raised here. Visiting here you will enjoy the iconic references to the Bird of Paradise, whose distinctive movements can resemble a special dance. Four species of the Bird of Paradise are raised here. Be aware that the village is not well-stocked for restaurants, so bring food and snacks as needed. Put Sawinggrai Village into our Sorong vacation route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Sorong.
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  • July 16, 2017
    Great place to see fishes...a lot of them!!! Besides enjoying the environment, please remember to bring a lot of snacks for the children of Sawingrai! There are many of the at the jetty and I felt ver...  more »
  • June 4, 2017
    Only be reached by boat with a local. Children playing, friendly people. No hurry.
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  • May 14, 2017
    Di pulau ini penduduknya lumayan ramai. Waktu datang di sambut anak anak dengan nyanyian dan tarian. Pemandangan laut indah. Bisa snorkeling dan diving di sini. Serta bisa jalan jalan lihat tempat tin...  more »

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Sorong contains several upscale resorts and business hotels. If you're just passing through, opt for a budget room in the city center. Centrally located rooms remain a clean and convenient lodging option ideal for visitors just stopping for the night. The town's small size guarantees easy access to the ferry harbor from almost anywhere, which means that you'll have plenty of time for a quick Sorong tour regardless of where you stay.
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