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Sand Sea

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Address: | Malang, 65118, Indonesia
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Nice addition to Bromo

It's just a sand with nice views. Do not expect too much just enjoy. If you wont go with a crow it would be very nice expeience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert P
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Putrajaya, Malaysia
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39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is just like a desert of black sand. But it is a great background for photography if you know how to capture it well. Most tours will stop here after the visiting mount Bromo.

Thank chubitz
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15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's just a sand with nice views. Do not expect too much just enjoy. If you wont go with a crow it would be very nice expeience.

Thank Robert P
Surabaya, Indonesia
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42 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sand sea is very beautiful and quite an experience. Personally, i thought it was more amazing during rainy season because all the savannah turn green (almost like new zealand). You can do: 1. Sand boarding ( by using your jeep to pull you on a board ) 2. Dirtbike motorcycling AOMIndonesia Tour and Adventure Check us on Instagram : aomindonesia

Thank Andri W
Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The sea of sand is below the Bromo crater and it's basically the Bromo Caldera itself where the volcano crater is located. When looked from above the Bromo crater or the sunrise point, it truly resembles a sea of sand or a lake, especially when there's a mist above it in the morning hours. In order to get to the... More 

Thank Skydiver222
Saint Julian's, Malta
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

You can walk down to the sea of sand and across to Bromo from behind Bromo Permai 1 hotel. It will take you 1 hour walking to reach Mount Bromo. Very beautiful landscape.

Thank kim1601
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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344 reviews
241 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Best view is on top of Mount Bromo. You get to see the undulating Sea of Sand, frozen in its state until the next sand storm strikes. I have to say this compensates the Bromo crater which is rather boring... nothing but smoke coming out from the bottom. Other than that, to walk across the caldera base from the jeep... More 

Thank JoshShoeString
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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

Thank PipitIndriawati
East Java, Indonesia
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13 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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

Thank Javaecotour-bwi
Quezon City, Philippines
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173 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
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!

Thank Ermaximum

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