Batanta (Kalaikut)


  • Elevation: 1,184 m (3,885 ft)
  • Prominence: 1,184 m
  • Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi
  • Province: Papua Barat (West Papua)
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  • Other names: Gunung Yakut on the Bakosurtanal map.

Bagging It!

This Ribu is the highest point of Batanta island which lies off the north coast of mainland West Papua. Much of the island is a nature reserve and is quite difficult to reach, taking 3 days by boat from Sorong. The highest peak on the island is listed on the Bakosurtanal map as being Gunung Yakut with a height of 1,162m.

Local Accommodation


  • Getting there: Boat from Sorong
  • Permits: Unknown
  • Water sources: Unknown
  • Travel insurance: We recommend World Nomads insurance, which is designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities including mountain hiking.

Local Average Monthly Rainfall (mm):



Links and References

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