Lake Sentani is a lake located in Papua, Indonesia. Lake Sentani is under slopes of the Cyclops Mountains Nature Reserve has an area of approximately 245,000 hectares. This lake lies between the city of Jayapura and Jayapura regency, Papua. Lake Sentani which has an area of approximately 9,360 hectares and is located at an altitude of 75 meters above sea level. Lake Sentani is the 2nd largest lake in Papua after lake Paniai.
In this lake also there are 21 small islands adorn this beautiful lake. Sentani sense of the word means ” here we live in peace. ” Sentani name itself was first mentioned by a Christian Pastor BL Bin when carrying out missionary in the lake region in 1898.