Matano Lake is located in a small town named Sorowako, a distance of approximately 600 km southwest of Makassar, South Sulawesi. Arriving there, visitors will be greeted by the blue lake water, almost without a ripple. The water was so clear, until the bottom of the lake clearly visible. Anyone who saw it, seemed unable to resist the temptation to plunge into the water to enjoy the freshness and crystal clear water of this lake.
Enchantment of the lake is so tempting. Beautiful landscape and cool with lush forests on the shores of the lake. Do rafting on the lake covering 16 408 hectares, with an altitude of about 600 meters above sea level, is the most tourism activities carried people around.
With beautiful panoramic views and surrounded by Veerbec mountain forests, Lake Matano has become an attractive tourist destination. Besides swimming and rafting, a quiet lake has also become an appropriate location for various types of water sports such as screens, water skiing, canoeing and diving.
Most proud of this lake is a lake ecosystem which is still preserved and maintained since the 1930s to the present. For this reason, some scientists assess the Lake Matano deserves to be world heritage.