Wangi-Wangi is the biggest island in Wakatobi and administratively as the district capital. Commercial flight fly to Matahora Airport in Wangi-Wangi makes this island doorstep for visitors. The island consist of many small villages and the town Wanci. Wanci is the center of transportation, economy, finance, government and shopping.
The uniqueness of Wangi-Wangi is its easy access to different tourism activities. For visitor interested in culture, the Bajo Village Mola and villages like Liya offer interesting surroundings and cultural events. There is also a nice resort on the island which is perfect to relax for a few days. Those who enjoy diving there are some easy accessible dive sites around the island. Most visitors will stay on Wangi-Wangi at least one or two nights to catch flights and boats to other islands.
There are a number of beautiful white sand beaches as the other tourist objects located in Wangi-Wangi. The best times to visit are before sunrise and sunset. However, Wangi-Wangi’s beaches are actually beautiful in anytime to visit.