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Address: | Malang, 65118, Indonesia
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Amazing view of the sea of sand from the top of Mt bromo

The sea of sand is better than i expected it to be, but can only view this from the top of Mt bromo. Pony ride available at 100k for 2 ways. Very fun ride, but felt a little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The sea of sand is better than i expected it to be, but can only view this from the top of Mt bromo. Pony ride available at 100k for 2 ways. Very fun ride, but felt a little sorry for the tiny horses that need to carry the not so tiny us. However, have to say the horses are pretty... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I bought Jeep package to visit spots is bromo area, including sea sand This place was beautifull, we can take a lot of picture here

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East Java, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

we also take nice view from seruni hill in the afternoon, from cemoro lawang turn right about 15 minutes by car

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

One has to traverse the Sand Sea to get to Mt. Bromo. The volcanic ash that comprises it is quite adherent to everything! Add to this the chill of the early morning breeze blowing through the landscape unimpeded by any vegetation.This place is surreal and otherworldly, and, after the sunrise over the Bromo-Tengger Caldera, is a must-see!

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Basingstoke
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Like driving across a moonscape (OK, I haven't been to the moon but you get the idea. Must be 4x4 or you get bogged down. Dont go if creatiure comforts are your first priority. Health and safety a bit of an afterthought at the lip of the crater

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Melaka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Interesting experience cycling on the sea of sand. It's like doing drifting in slow motion. The trick to have a smooth ride is to move the handle bars left and right so that it causes traction and you will be able to cycle. We were there in early May 2015 and the weather was cooling for most of the day.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Don't bother with the jeep tours: hire a motorbike instead and make your own way around! It's easy enough to navigate, but just be prepared for a lot of dust - and especially if you visit in the morning as there will be many jeeps ferrying people about. Still it's much safer than riding on the roads and of course... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

At first I didnt believe I can see desert in Indonesia. But this place is amazing. A plain sand sea in between hills. Make sure you wear mask

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

you can even see a layer of clouds floating above the ground that you are on. amazing. pictures taken with our 4x4 jeep with the mountain in the background is so nice. :)

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Banyuwangi, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Pay around IDR 150.000 - IDR 250.000 to horseman, (you can negotiate it) and you can start your journey from the hotel with riding by horse to see exotic bromo, and sea of sand! Don't forget to bring mask or you can buy it, only IDR 5.000-10.000. If you an expert you can ask permit to horseman, then you can... More 

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