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Jakarta Bay

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Address: Jakarta, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: The free portions of Jakarta bay are dirty and messy, but if you are...
The free portions of Jakarta bay are dirty and messy, but if you are willing to pay there are some lovely places to enjoy the breeze and the sea view
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Nothing in english

The site for Anchol was only in indonesian. No signs in english there. We walked around aimlessly a bit until we found seaworld, wich was nice, but not that special. We had a hard... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed November 16, 2013
bujor2001
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Dublin, Ireland
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19 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The most polluted bay or beach in indonesia.. bad smell, bad pollution, cant swim not because the tide but because of heavy pollution.. i just cant believe theres a lot of people who still bring their children to play in the beach.. brown black colour water..

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Firstly there is nothing there for children over 11 years old. Good luck going there if you can't read all the signs because they are all in Indonesian. The place is MASSIVE luckily I had a Indonesia friend driving and could help me around. No food there, nothing to do. All the activities there look completely run down or about... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

The site for Anchol was only in indonesian. No signs in english there. We walked around aimlessly a bit until we found seaworld, wich was nice, but not that special. We had a hard time finding the way out.

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paris
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

My latest visit was last week ( after 3 years have passed ) still as quiet during the day and sunny ( a blessing after cold London ) the monkeys were there ( a bit scary ). yet again, I praised the local government in setting up this little oasis .. of course there's no beach and other touristic facilities.... More 

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Shanghai, China
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Dirty water, not much to see, a lot of fish boats. Better go to Bali on different eilands for a better experiance.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
46 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

DKI government does give efforts to preserve the Jakarta bay area by creating a protected forest . Interesting place to go. The beaches are not for swimming though - a bit poluted

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paris
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

The conservation is maintained well by volunteers. Quiet place in the middle of city's noise.

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Jakarta
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Water pollution has led Jakarta Bay to a nearly ecological catastrophe.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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202 reviews 202 reviews
56 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Jakarta bay idea its good but not well maintain. Not a good place to visit especially for foreigners. You will end up with mosquitos attack

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
48 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

when you fell very dizzy and stressful of your work. this can be one of your choice to come and spend time a little while

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