Picked up by driver and guide to hop on an air-conditioned vehicle to the first place in this Makassar shore excursion – Fort Rotterdam. This historical site has stood for centuries watching every change of the city even the smallest one. The fort is the iconic landmark built in 1545. The highlight of this attraction is its unique architecture revealed in the stone and burnt clay materials with Portuguese style.
Afterward, move to Leang Leang Caves meaning Sacred Caves in English. Served as a hiding place for people gathering to enjoy the big meal they just hunted in the Stone Age period. Once you entered the cave entrance, you can witness various handprints of human in the red and white color overlapping together on the roof. Moreover, there are some prints showing that the Stone Age people knew how to hunt the big prey enough for making sure that everyone could be fed.
Then, drive to Ramang Ramang River Harbor and have a free relaxing time in the boat at Ramang Ramang Café & Resto. Enjoy a savory local lunch while admiring the perfect mixture of green nature and fresh river water.
Drive back to Makassar and stop at Paotere harbor to visit the Bugis Pinisi schooners. Formerly played an important role in the trading industry by waterway in the Southeast Asia region, the schooners are considered as never overshadowed in the heart of Indonesians due to traveling through many countries including other islands of Indonesia, Australia, Burma, and Vietnam. Take a closer look to the splendor past of a legend. Trip ends when driver transfers you back to port.