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Address: Jakarta, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Scattered through Jakarta Bay are the 1000 Islands, Palau Seribu. Known for...

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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Take the most fare away island

These islands offer some rest from the hectic life of Jakarta, you have to make sure that you take the island the furthest away since the pollution from the mega-city reaches... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Sanur, Indonesia
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Sanur, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

These islands offer some rest from the hectic life of Jakarta, you have to make sure that you take the island the furthest away since the pollution from the mega-city reaches pretty far into the sea

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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19 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the best cottages, close-by Ayer Island has them But for the best snorkeling & diving spots, farther islands such as P. Sepa, P. Putri are the best.

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1 Thank ASoekadis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pulau Seribu (Thousand Islands) is a place where you can spend your holidays close to home. All that you can find in Bali Island you also can find here. You actually don't need to fly to Bali to enjoy sea resorts or snorkeling or diving. We went there without any expectations. Surprisingly, the sea transportation is easily and cheaply available.... More 

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1 Thank tevlon
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As I said, it's a popular (by that, I mean close) getaway for parents with small kids in Jakarta. Not particularly touristy. Go to Bali or Lombok or the Gili Islands....or other for tropical places.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a good weekend gateway when you don't know what to do. I spent only one day at Sepa Island and it was pleasant, although the staff wasn't very kind. It is indeed a very nice place but it was very dirty, it looks like no one really take care which is a real bummer. Anyway, in general, i... More 

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1 Thank MigueLatorre
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Semak Daun island. It's an island to go with a backpacker style. There was no accommodation and only sea water available, so if you have to build your own tent and bring your own water or buy it in the stall. The island is pretty small, it doesn't take a long time to circle the island. There... More 

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1 Thank Nadya L
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The thousand Islands are just an hour and a half North of Jakarta by fast boat. Make sure you go at least and hour and a half north as the closer islands have garbage from Jakarta and water quality is dreadful. Island accom varies from very good to miserable so make sure you check it out thoroughly before you go.... More 

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Depok, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Booked an IDR 95.000 one day tour to 3 islands (Kelor, Cipir, Onrust). One of the best decisions I've ever made in my life. Each island has different feeling about it. Especially Kelor Island is really beautiful. The sand is really white and the fort/tower feels historical and amazing. Onrust feels like a tropical rainforest inside an island. Drank the... More 

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Singapore
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82 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

It's not just one island but a lot of islands some with facilities and some without. The best thing is that it is within Jakarta or greater Jakarta. So this is like the first stop if one wants to get away from the city. Sad to say most of the facilities are a bit run down but if you go... More 

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1 Thank elfin27
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

From Ancol harbour we can find several island to go. Pulau Pantara is quite far to go to enjoy it's beautiful and natural island that surrounded by many fishes that can easily snorling with them. Also good japanese food served there. Pulau Anyer is best choice to bring your family with kids to play and stay at it unique cottage.... More 

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