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Jakarta Bay

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Address: Jakarta, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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The free portions of Jakarta bay are dirty and messy, but if you are...

The free portions of Jakarta bay are dirty and messy, but if you are willing to pay there are some lovely places to enjoy the breeze and the sea view

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Conceptualised Well But Weakly Executed

Visited during a recent business trip. This was intended to be a national showcase to illustrate environmental rehabilitation, ecological sustainability and more space for... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
Edmund K
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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428 reviews
210 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Visited during a recent business trip. This was intended to be a national showcase to illustrate environmental rehabilitation, ecological sustainability and more space for recreation. But like many projects and ideas conceived at the top, this and many became poorly executed and ended up in disarray and disappointment. I suupose for those of us with international travel experience, we could... More 

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Thank Edmund K
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The most polluted bay or beach in indonesia.. bad smell, bad pollution, cant swim not because the tide but because of heavy pollution.. i just cant believe theres a lot of people who still bring their children to play in the beach.. brown black colour water..

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Thank iyunarto
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Firstly there is nothing there for children over 11 years old. Good luck going there if you can't read all the signs because they are all in Indonesian. The place is MASSIVE luckily I had a Indonesia friend driving and could help me around. No food there, nothing to do. All the activities there look completely run down or about... More 

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2 Thank Morgan_4z
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

The site for Anchol was only in indonesian. No signs in english there. We walked around aimlessly a bit until we found seaworld, wich was nice, but not that special. We had a hard time finding the way out.

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2 Thank bujor2001
paris
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26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

My latest visit was last week ( after 3 years have passed ) still as quiet during the day and sunny ( a blessing after cold London ) the monkeys were there ( a bit scary ). yet again, I praised the local government in setting up this little oasis .. of course there's no beach and other touristic facilities.... More 

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2 Thank lisasatiyem
Shanghai, China
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16 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Dirty water, not much to see, a lot of fish boats. Better go to Bali on different eilands for a better experiance.

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1 Thank Dominika D
Jakarta, Indonesia
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122 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

DKI government does give efforts to preserve the Jakarta bay area by creating a protected forest . Interesting place to go. The beaches are not for swimming though - a bit poluted

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Thank Tony T
paris
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26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

The conservation is maintained well by volunteers. Quiet place in the middle of city's noise.

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Thank lisasatiyem
Jakarta
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51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Water pollution has led Jakarta Bay to a nearly ecological catastrophe.

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Thank FahrulAmama
Greater London, United Kingdom
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267 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Jakarta bay idea its good but not well maintain. Not a good place to visit especially for foreigners. You will end up with mosquitos attack

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1 Thank Gregorius S

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