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The most beautiful place on earth

Derawan island and Martha island are very very pretty places.It is a little difficult to go there... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Christine L
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you must visit it at least once

this place is stunning, yes it took long journey to go here (3 hours speed boat ride from tarakan... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
IvanaH176
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Jalan Pulau Derawan | Rt 002, East Kalimantan 77381, Indonesia
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Derawan island and Martha island are very very pretty places.It is a little difficult to go there but I tell you it is worth it for sure I have been there all ready 3 times snorkeling is just wonderful you see so any different animals

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

this place is stunning, yes it took long journey to go here (3 hours speed boat ride from tarakan), but this place is still beautiful.

1  Thank IvanaH176
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Derawan Archipelago is a great destination trip! You can go to Maratua, Kakaban, Labuan Cermin, Whale Shark dive & and other activities! The downside is you need 1-2 hours to move from one island to another island! Very recommended for people who love Island Hoping!

1  Thank Johan_Kinoshita
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Derawan Island offers a great experience. It has beautiful white sand beach, great spot to snorkling or diving, great nature to take picture, yummy culinary, and nice people. I found turtle lied egg at night aproximately at 01 AM in front of my door cottage....More

3  Thank saraswatih2018
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

This trip to Derawan Island now, I went with my sister. This island was unforgettable with its white sandy beach and the under water scenery around the islands. Its very recommended to have trip to Derawan Island with the family or friends.

Thank anurulhida
Reviewed January 24, 2018

I came to Derawan for two weeks to chill out and dive. This charming place is really off the map. Primarily you get Indonesian tourists here rather than tourists from elsewhere. As a westerner I had my photo taken a number of times. The island...More

5  Thank Monkeys_Mum_and_Dad
Reviewed November 29, 2017

Well I am coming here after 4 years and this place has changed a lot. Its still a good place to dive and snorkel in the blue and green pristine waters though. It has still the old charm of friendly people all around.

Thank futbolmania999
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Went on a 3D2N trip with Be Borneo Tour to this archipelago. Stayed at Reza Cottage in Derawan island. Activities included Boat riding to Maratua, jump off the cliff in Halo Tabung cave, snorkeling with stingless jelly fish in Kakaban island, snorkeling in Coral Garden...More

1  Thank Handojo S
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

We spent a day here and it was pretty amazing but my swim at one of the beaches was not pleasant. There is a lot of trash in the water. The houses over the water is very nice but not when there are hundreds of...More

1  Thank Shane E
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

beautiful islands, the transport to go there is quite expensive but its worth to get the amazing view and ambience there! there's many island with its own characteristic so its very intresting for your summer escape! really love the healthy air and clear water there!...More

1  Thank Josephine A
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flyingcarrot9
March 13, 2018|
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Response from Handojo S | Reviewed this property |
You fly from Jakarta to Balikpapan, transit there, and fly from Balikpapan to Berau. From Berau, if you have not booked any travel company, you can rent a car with a driver to take you to Tanjung Batu port. It is around... More
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Militansina U
September 23, 2017|
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Untuk speedboat sekitar 200-300ribu Untuk kamar waktu itu saya dapat 400ribu
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