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Aerial Tour of Sumatra
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Sumatra Drone Travel Compilation

Thib from Above

Contributor and drone pilot Thib from Above, who travels the world making drone videos, created this epic aerial tour of the northern and western parts of Sumatra.  The island is oriented on a northwest-southeast axis.  Whereas the central and southeastern parts of the island have a thin strip of mountains to the west and a wider strip of rainforest to the east, the northwestern parts of Sumatra is mostly mountainous and it contains the island's highest peaks.

Drone Tour of West Sumatra
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Wonderful West Sumatera, Indonesia

  • Rifki
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Check out the beauty of Sumatra, Indonesia in this amazing drone video by Rifki.  The video was shot in various spots on the long western (Indian Ocean) coastline of this vast island, the sixth largest in the world in land area and the largest of the Indonesian islands after Borneo (which is half Indonesian).  Specific areas covered in the video are Bukittingi, Padang City (the capital of West Sumatra and the country's tenth largest city), Pesisir Selatan (just south of Padang), Pagang Island, and Mandeh. 

Highlands of North Sumatra
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North Sumatra - Drone Video (DJI Mavic Pro)

  • JJong
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North Sumatra is home to some of the most incredible natural scenery in Indonesia.  While the southern parts of the gigantic island are known for their rainforests, the northern part of Sumatra is much more mountainous, with many waterfalls.  In most places, the hills run right to the sea, so the area is blessed with spectacular ports and harbors surrounded by impressive hills.  This video, shot with a DJI Mavic Pro by JJong, will give you a bird's eye view of this amazing region.

Drone Tour of Cubadak
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Cudabak from the Air


Cubabak is a small island which sits off the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra.  Contributor Mattcoq traveled to the island for Chinese New Year and used a DJI Phantom 3 Professional drone to create a stunning aerial tour of this tropical paradise, which lies just a short distance across the water from the provincial city of Padang, the most important urban area on the western coast of Sumatra and the capital of the West Sumatra province.  

West Sumatra: Harau Valley
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Misty Morning in the Harau Valley, West Sumatera

  • riojaya
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  • 9 months ago

Harau Valley lies on the west coast of the massive Indonesian island of Sumatra (Sumatera) in Indonesia, between the cities of Pekanbaru and Bukittingg.  It is a magnificent area of canyons and rock formations with lush green forests and rice fields in between.  Contributor Riojaya's drone video of this amazing area of the world's sixth largest island was selected as a Finalist for the AirVuz Drone Video of the Week Contest in August, 2018.

North Sumatra: Bukit Lawang
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Jungle Life: Drone View of a Jungle Village


Top contributor AerialRhianna created this epic drone video of Bukit Lawang, a village in the heart of the jungle of North Sumatra in Indonesia.  The village sits on the Bahorok River, which flows eastward through the province before discharging into the Malacca Strait.  Bukit Lawang is home to the the largest animal sanctuary of Sumatran orangutan, and also the main eastern access point to the Gunung Leuser National Park.

Eruption of Mt. Sinabung
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Droning a Volcano Eruption


Contributor and drone pilot AerialRhianna was able to aerially capture an eruption of Mt. Sinabung, in the north central part of the gigantic island of Sumatra in Indonesia.  After four centuries of dormancy, the volcano began erupting again in 2010.  This video was filmed during an eruption event in 2013, which casued the evacuation of almost 4,000 people.  There were further eruptions in 2014, and in 2016, an eruption killed seven people who were in the area.  

Cubadak: Island of Sumatra
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Cudabak at a Glance


Contributor and drone pilot Mattcoq used a DJI Phantom 3 Professional drone combined with ground camera footage to create this brief aerial tour of Cubadak, a small island off the coast of Sumatra in Indonesia.  The island is a short distance off the western coast of the gigantic island, near the city of Padang which is the capital of the province of West Sumatra.  Comparatively undiscovered, Cubadak offers a beautiful tropical environment that is easily accessible from mainland Sumatra.

Bengkulu's Fort Marlborough
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Fort Marlborough, Bengkulu


Situated on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, Fort Marlborough was one of the most important defensive British fortifications during the Colonial Era.  It was built in the early 18th century by the British East India Company, which was largely responsible for creating the British Empire in Asia.  Thereafter, until the dissolution of the Empire after World War II, Fort Marlborough was considered the strongest British fortification in southern/southeastern Asia after its fortress in Madras, India.

Mentawi Islands Wave Park
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KALOEA Surfer Girls - Destination Mentawai WavePark (4K)

Kaloea Bikinis

What better place to show off the Kaloea Surfing Bikini's than a wavepark in an Indonesian tropical paradise?  That's what brought the Kalea Surfer Girls to the Mentawi Wavepark.  The Mentawi Islands, which are located just off the western coast of the gigantic Indonesian island of Sumatra, has become a go-to surfing spot in Southeast Asia.  Live vicariously with these bird's eye views of the beautiful Kalea girls taking on the epic Indian Ocean surf!

Bengkulu: Sultan Abdullah Mosque
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Indonesia'a Sultan Abdullah the Great Mosque


It is sometimes forgotten that the world's largest Muslim-majority nation is nowhere near the Middle East or North Africa where Islam first took hold.  Rather, it is Indonesia, which is home to well over 200 people of Muslim faith.  Given this enormous number of practitioners, it's not surprising that Indonesia is also home to countless mosques.  In this video by contributor Arisulistianto, you'll get a bird's eye view of the Sultan Abdullah Great Mosque on the massive island of Sumatra.

Gigi Hui: Shark's Teeth Beach
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The Majestic Gigi Hiu

  • Kinjo
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  • a year ago

At the southern tip of the gigantic island of Sumatra, Indonesia, there is a rocky beach that is called Gigi Hui, which means "Sharks Teeth".  If you watch this drone video by Kinjo, you will understand where the name comes from. Just offshore of the beach, there are a series of rocks which very much resemble them.  The beach is located near the town of Kelumbayan, and it's part of the Lampung province which covers the southern half of the world's sixth largest island.


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The Beauty of Tanoh Gayo

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Explore Pulau Nasi

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Colossal Saman Dance