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Thousand Islands, Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia
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Ranked #9 of 75 attractions in Jakarta
Type: Islands
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Scattered through Jakarta Bay are the 1000 Islands, Palau Seribu. Known for great beaches, diving, and holiday travel, these make a great day trip or... more » Owner description: Scattered through Jakarta Bay are the 1000 Islands, Palau Seribu. Known for great beaches, diving, and holiday travel, these make a great day trip or weekend getaway. « less
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

We visited pulau bidadari for a day tour. The water was not clean. However, we was enjoying the cycling around the island. My kids was happy with playing the sand. They caught few small crabs and fish.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

You can take a speed boat or ferry in the morning at the marine pier ancol to pulau seribu, just few hours you can arrive your destination and the sea is very pure, fantastic for snorkeling.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Facilities are old and not well maintained. Food was poor and the worst part of it is that the water (which normally is the purpse on going to 1000 islands) is dirty!!!!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

perfect gateway, beautiful beaches, diving, snorkeling, seafood, budget live-in houses, blue sea cool!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Set up a two night stay with my wife and daughter at the resort. When we arrived it was obvious that the resort was is total disrepair and its best days were probably over fifteen years ago. Most of the public areas are unsafe to enter or walk on, there are no real activities for youngsters, and the accommodations were... More

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Amsterdam
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71 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It depends on which island you want to visit. The longer you take a boat , the more beautiful it would be. Beautiful coral and fishes at shallow water. A lot of locasl go to Pramuka, Ayer or Bidadari island because it's not far from jakarta. The transportation is well organized so you have to take a boat from the... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

a nice escape out of jakarta madness and pollution. however i found the boat ride expensive. once you reach the islands, i recommned you walk around a bit to leave the crowd behind and you will surprinsgly enjoy the clear water and nice scenery I was a bit disappointed to see all the trash that typically are left behind by... More

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Jakarta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

There are many islands you can stay on within the 'thousand' islands. If possible head for the ones further out from Jakarta - less rubbish around, less touristy. Closer ones are set up as family friendly resorts with pools, water 'toys', etc. Outer ones are great for peace and relaxation. Picture yourself sitting on a deck chair on white sand... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This place offers good recreational activity for family and friends. you could find accomodation from guest house to resort class. Perfect for a quick getaway.

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Bandung, Indonesia
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I went there with a group of friends in April 2014. It was an awesome experience going there. You can do snorkling, island hopping, swimming in the sea, or just enjoying the beach. There are a few islands to visit in the area, such as Perak Island (with small port, swings, food stall), Gosong Island (only appears when the sea... More

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