The Limboto Lake was a lake that was located in the
Limboto Subdistrict, Gorontalo, Provinsi Gorontalo, Indonesia. This
lake had the depth between 5 and 8 metre this, pengujung or tourists
could enjoy various activities, in part, fished, the race berperahu, or
swam. Moreover, they could also enjoy the fish burnt fresh that was
provided by the local fisherman with the relatively cheap price.
Limboto lake was the big lake that was located in the Gorontalo
Regency. The lake widely around 3.000 hectare this was the estuary from
five big rivers, namely the Bone Bolango River, Alo River, Daenaa
River, Bionga River, and the Molalahu River. In the era in the 1950 ‘s,
the Limboto Lake had the depth through to 27 m.. Therefore, when
President Soekarno came to visit Gorontalo and surrounding area by the
amphibious aircraft, the Limboto Lake was made the aircraft base that
was driven by Bung Karno.
However, at this time the depth of the
Limboto Lake only around 78 m. The depth that like this makes the
Limboto Lake unlike the lake usually that have the shape of like the
natural pond. The Limboto lake had the form of the muddy surface.
Nevertheless, in the middle of this lake, the visitor could see various
floras of the fresh water that grew in his surface, like eceng the
goitre, gelagah, and the water lily. In this lake, the visitor could
carry out various activities, as fishing or boating.
morning or by at dusk was time was best for visited the Limboto Lake.
When like this, the visitor could see the game of the colour of nature
that was caused the sun rose or sank, that increasingly beautified the
attraction of the Limboto Lake. In the meantime, scenery in the
afternoon increasingly will capture with wild birds that flew free in
the lake. They were wild birds that were coming home from its roaming.
of the Limboto Lake will increase if the flower season arrived. In this
season, eceng the goitre and gelagah will blossom, spread smelled nice
that was fragrant. At first again if along with cracked him water
lilies, some surfaces of the Limboto Lake will be covered the beautiful
If hungry attacked in the middle of the fun enjoyed
the attraction of the lake, the visitor might not worry. The
fisherman’s community around this lake sold various fish burnt like
indigo, cork, and mujair, that could be eaten with chilli sauce
dabu-dabu. Fish burnt results of the fisherman’s local whim was it was
guaranteed fresh, because of being the catch fish personally.
from the fish, soft prawns (the re-bill) also could become alternative
interesting for the visitors who wanted to dine in the Limboto
lakeside. Usually by the local inhabitants, these prawns were only
washed clean, afterwards was mixt with the grater coconut, the orange
juice nipis, as well as other spices. The deliciously piquant feeling
mixture, sweet, and hot, from this cooking can make the visitor’s
tongue fluctuating enjoyed the flavor.
The location of the
Limboto Lake close to the Jalaluddin Airport, so as to make the visitor
from outside Gorontalo too much was not difficult to reach him. From
the Airport headed the Limboto Lake could be followed by using the taxi
or the rented car that often was waiting around the airport.
the Kayudurian Village, one of the villages that was in the Limboto
lakeside, the visitor was able easily to meet the rower who was ready
delivered went round the lake. These rowers will offer several routes
berperahu like to the seller’s part of the fish, went round the lake
around the Kayudurian Village, or berperahu crossed the Limboto Lake.
The price to berperahu this, eventually depended the route and the
agreement between the rower and the visitor.