Sano Nggoang Lake, West Flores, Indonesia

Sano Nggoang Crater Lake is located approximately 35km to the east of Labuan Bajo. With a depth of up to 500m, it is said to be among the world’s deepest crater lakes. The lake and an overall surrounding area of 5,500 hectares are proposed to become a protected area for the remaining forests and endemic bird species such as the native Flores crow and the Flores monarch. Enthusiastic bird watchers and nature lovers should make sure to bring along their binoculars. Besides the birds, an abundance of attractive flora and fauna can be spotted in this area.

Sano Nggoang offers the full range of nature tourism attractions and activities, from hiking to bird watching, swimming, or simply relaxing in a natural hot spring. (text sources:

Sano Nggoang

Crater lake


West Flores