Maumere, Flores (Indonesia)
Maumere is the largest town of Flores, Indonesia and the centre of business. It lies on the north coast of the island. Flores has good snorkeling and scuba diving in several locations along the north coast, most notably Maumere and Riung. Maumere Bay is surrounded by volcanoes and other mountains.
The most famous tourist attraction in Flores is Kelimutu, a volcano containing three colored lakes, located in the district of Ende close to the town of Moni. These crater lakes are in the caldera of a volcano, and fed by a volcanic gas source, resulting in highly acidic water. The colored lakes change colors on an irregular basis, depending on the oxidation state of the lake from bright red through green and blue.
Things to See & Do
* Kelimutu volcano
* Scuba diving
Cruise Season - Jan - Dec
Currency - Rupiah (IDR)
Language - Indonesian
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Population - 80,000 approx.
Land Area - 17,164 kmÂ² (Flores)
Time - GMT plus hours seven hours
International Country Telephone Code - +62
Port Location - The port is located in the northwest part of the town.
Travel Links - The Maumere Airport is located in Maumere.