Visiting Ancient Sites of Kokas

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Ancient Sites of Kokas

Ancient Sites of Kokas

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Planning to go on a tour or travelling, we definitely want a smooth trip, comfortable accommodation, cheap hotels, good food, cheap plane tickets, close to everywhere, and can rent a motorbike or car.


In Ancient Sites of Kokas, there is natural beauty and unique culture of the local community. There are many uniqueness, starting from the village (desa), sub-district (kecamatan), district (kabupaten) and provincial levels.

In Indonesia, each province has different and interesting characteristics. Each province has a different and unique culture and lifestyle.

Ancient Sites of Kokas are located in Andamata, Fior, Forir, Darembang, and Goras. In Kokas district, Fak-Fak, West Papua.

These valuable sites are remains of pre-history sites where we can find drawings on canyons. These drawings show palms and animals which are still clear until now.

These drawings on canyons locally known as Tapuraran, were made using natural materials in red color, similar to human blood. Therefore, the local community often calls them blood paintings.

The government is taking good care of the preservation of nature and maintaining the condition of the forest.

The environment is also well maintained.


Visiting Ancient Sites of Kokas, we will witness routine community activities in unique traditional cultures. And there are special dishes and food as part of culinary tours that are delicious and yummy.

In this place there are also regular events or activities held every year, both national and international.

At Ancient Sites of Kokas, we will see many things. In several parts, you can find human bones, because ancestors of the local community did not bury dead bodies but placed them by the canyon, inside caves, capes, or under a big tree which was believed to be special or sacred.

In addition to the drawings, you can also enjoy beautiful sceneries of seas and atols on the way to these sites. Flying albatross is another attraction that you can see here.


The journey to Ancient Sites of Kokas is now very easy. We can enter through various modes of transportation.

The condition of the infrastructure is getting better. Starting from highways, airports, trails, ports, bridges, stairs, even some places can be reached by toll roads.

Access to go to Ancient Sites of Kokas:

These sites are in Andamata, Fior, Forir, Darembang, and Goras. In Kokas district, Fak-Fak, West Papua.  To go to Fak-Fak, flights and ships are available on certain days and their schedules are frequently changed every month.

For air transportation, it is easier if you take a flight to Sorong, West Papua first.  From Domine Eduard Osok airport in Sorong, you can take Wings Air, Tri M. G Airlines, or Express Air to Torea airport in Fak-Fak for about 45 minutes.

For sea transportation, from Jakarta to Ciremai, Nggapulu, and Tatamailau are available to take you to Fak-Fak. Most flights and ships usually go to Fak-Fak via Sorong.

To go to the ancient Sites of Kokas, you can take an inter-city transportation from Fak-Fak to Kokas for about 50 kilometers and two hours. From Kokas, you can continue your journey by a rented longboat for about one hour.

It will not take a long time to visit all sites. When sea water is high, you can even climb the canyon and see the paintings closely.

We can visit by plane, car, ship, bus, motorcycle and bicycle. At some point, we can take the train. We can also walk freely.


In Ancient Sites of Kokas, as technology getting better. We can easily find locations for mini markets, shops (warung kedai), ATMs, Bank BRI BCA BNI Mandiri, BTPN Bank Nagari BJB, supermarkets, and restaurants. So we will not starve or lack the necessary items.

Suggestion before visiting Ancient Sites of Kokas:

The number of inter-city transportation from Fak-Fak to Kokas is very limited. Since no village along the way, public transportation here usually will leave only when all seats are occupied. Alternatively, you can take a rented car for a faster journey to the site.

If you are sick and need help, you can also visit clinics, drugstore pharmacies (apotek), practice doctors, hospitals, and health centers (puskesmas).

In this place we can also look for places of worship such as mosques, churches, and others.


Finding place to stay in Ancient Sites of Kokas is very easy. We can stay at homestays, hotels, inns, hostels and other places.

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Experience and Reviews

There are already many visitors have visited Ancient Sites of Kokas, there are many interesting stories that are told. Like feeling satisfied, happy, wanting to come again, sleep well, and almost no one is disappointed or complains to come here.

So, visitors will find out on how to find the best hotels, where is exactly located, why it is amazing, how much is the fare and rate, who are the people, whom to ask, and when is the best time to visit.

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That’s all the information we provided, hopefully useful.

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