The Pulau Seram is called by some Malukans as Nusa Ina (mother island) because they believe that all life sprang from Nunusaku peak located in the western ghats of the Seram island. Pulau Seram is the home to a number of endemic species and the Nau-ulu tribes, the tall towering mountains of Seram rise upto 3000m and are home to a wide range of wild species. The people at Seram are divided into two, Christians and Muslims due to either immigration or conversion, with a minority of people belonging to Hinduism.
The Serang was ruled by the Europeans in the 15th century, Portuguese in the 16th and by Dutch in the 17th century just like all the other provinces in Indonesia. Pulau Seram is famous for the Niagara Waisia, Air Terjun Lumoli, Niwelehu Beach, Kassa Island, Marsegu Island, Gumumai Beach, Mount Binaiya which is the highest point in all of Indonesia is also located in the Seram island.
Seram is covered with dense forest making the climate at Seram similar to the climate of any tropical rainforest. Another interesting fact about Seram is that this island falls on its own microplate. Also the deepest cave of Indonesia the Hath Saka lies in the mountains near Sawai and one of the largest underground rivers of the planet, the Sepalewa river lies on the north coast of Seram.