Located in a coral lagoon on Gatokae Island, the lodge offers diving, cultural encounters and real adventure travel experiences, with access to three wild, uninhabited islands.
The private Wilderness Lodge offers an intimate atmosphere with a maximum of 12 guests enjoying rainforest, ocean and cultural experiences around Gatokae Island. Actviities include kayaking, scuba diving, trekking and snorkelling with the wild island interior providing a stunning backdrop. Immerse yourself in local village life or explore neighbouring uninhabited islands and even an active underwater volcano.
The lodge has oceanfront bungalows desigend with traditional palm leaf roofs and local woods, offering an authentically traditonal experience during your stay. Rooms neigbour a communal areas with large tables and benches with ocean views. The lodge accommodation is flexible to suit scientific and student groups, couples or families. The lodge's solar power allows charging of electronic devices and outdoor showers to cool off after your adventurous activities.
Snorkel, free dive and scuba dive some of the worlds best reefs, where dolphin pods and tuna scholls are commonly encountered. Explore with local villages the islands sites including skull shrines, waterfalls, sacrificial altars, art demonstrations, river and crocodile tours, birthing caves, amongst local stories. If you are feeling brave, take the chance to the world's only accessible submarine volcano.
The lodge is built using local materials and methods offering a local and traditional experience, powered by solar energy for electricity. The lodge is actively involved in the conservation of the island's biodiversity with the local community. The lodge has been involved in skills training workshops with local villages and village based ecotourism initiatives.
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