Beside known for the arts and culture richness, Kupang also widely famous fot its seawater and beaches. The annual ‘Sail Indonesia’ rally which starts in Darwin, Australia, take Kupang as the first port of call for yachts. The Lasiana Beach is famous in Kupang. This is a beautiful beach which about 2 km length. About 14 km from the city, this beach attracts the domestic and foreign tourists. The reefs in Semau Island and Kera Island are stunning for divers. There is also Japanese shipwreck left from the Australian War era in 1942. Dive the water of Kupang is both unique and impressive. If you need other destination options, Oenesu Waterfall and Nostalgia Park can be the choices.
East Nusa Tenggara basically has mountainous structure. And this is one of factors that make the cities in the area are beautiful, included Kupang. The islands in this area are absolutely beautiful. Kupang is also known for its culinary tourism. For you who love or fans of sea food, Kupang is a perfect destination. You cannot resist the sea food such burned aromatic squid and prawns. You also do not want to miss the special food of Kupang, the Jagung Bose. Jagung means corn in Indonesian. Jagung Bose is a nutritious food made from corn as the main ingredient. The corn then mixed with vegetables and whole grains such as peanuts and green beans.
Since East Nusa Tenggara consists of islands, the main transport is by plane ad by ship. There are frequent flights from Java and Bali. Kupang as the capital city has El Tari Airport as the air connection service. The airport is about 13 km from the center of the city.