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Address: Jakarta, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Scattered through Jakarta Bay are the 1000 Islands, Palau Seribu. Known...
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.
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Small drops of land in the ocean

Thousand islands is a string of 105 tiny islands in the Java sea, north of Jakarta. Depending on which island you are visiting it will take you 30 min to 2 hours in a speed boat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Gurgaon, India
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The government should've done more efforts to develop this hidden gem outside Jakarta's shore. The location which is close to Jakarta makes these islands easy to access, especially for Jakarta residents. Unfortunately many of these islands are not well-maintained, even some of them are privately owned, so it's restricted for the public, of course. Hopefully, someday, someone will do something... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

If you are in jakarta and looking forward to have a weekend by the beach with a cheep prices , so best destination is thousands island , Heading to the harbor to take a boat , it takes about 2 hours to reach the islands Better to get a package with a travel agency it will be everything included So... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Crystal clear water is good to having water sports likes diving snorkeling and etc. Also like private island where is not too crowded be good and great place to relax and having romantic session with the loves one.

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Semarang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

see the nature in thousand island, eat fresh sea food, drink kelapa muda, young coconut liquid. wow that is paradise in earth. snorkel and canoeing.

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We bought a one day trip to Sepa island with Shaila tours located inside discovery hotel. Be aware that they do not care about their clients safety. Our boat trip coming back from the island was extremely dangerous. The boat was too small for the rough waves. A few times the boat was close to be turned over by the... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I went to pulau pelangi to take my diving license lastyear, while the beaches and the sea is the best you can get if you are living in jakarta, you just no need to explore deeper to the bottom of the sea because its full of garbage. Well, the thing is you still can see a seaturtle here swimming free.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We basically prefer beaches and natural sights and this place was great, not many people, clean beach and the scenery was spatecular

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Gurgaon, India
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Thousand islands is a string of 105 tiny islands in the Java sea, north of Jakarta. Depending on which island you are visiting it will take you 30 min to 2 hours in a speed boat. The island I visited is called Sepa. It has a resort near the seashore, remaining part is thickly wooded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Loved it - not too crowded and friendly people, a great place to relax but like everything in Indonesia it can change on a daily basis

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It has thousands of small to big islands. Blue clear water and life of reefs good for snorkeling, diving or even just for a stay with a family, friends and business meeting.

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Address: Jakarta, Indonesia
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta

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