The silence of water will make you feel peaceful like being in heaven. By embracing the Cyclops Mountains to the north and lush vegetation as a beautiful backdrop and protect the betengger 24 villages around the lake makes the lake is very beautiful and unique. The people here friendly and creative, the results of their handicrafts are among the best in the land of Papua.
Stepping up the boats on the lake is a beautiful experience, you can rent a motorboat in one village. Feel the breeze caress your skin and hair while speeding down the lake, houses perpetuate the stage and met with local residents only can you get and feel in this lake.
Sentani Lake and the surrounding former training ground for the landing of amphibious aircraft. The foundation was built by Japan which is then taken over by the U.S. Army in 1944. The legend of the American war, General MacArthur was said to have lived on the lake and in 22 islands in it.
Life as a fisherman and the location near the provincial capital, is the reason why most of the population around the lake is open to visitors. Stage house with a pool and nets are a common sight on the lake. This lake is home to at least 33 species of fish, which is almost half of them are native of this lake. chainsaw fish (Pristis Microdon) is the original fish this lake, but now thought extinct. This fish is one of the traditional ornaments on wood crafts Sentani.