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Rubiah Island

Weh Island, Aceh, Sabang, Pulau Weh 23123, Indonesia
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You have to know/find out where to snorkel.....

If you take a boat trip here they mostly drop you at the wrong side of the island...cause its... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
Ancelikh
,
Finland
via mobile
Better snorkelling at the beach.

Rubbish everywhere, no coral. Some fish life but not nearly as good as off the main ibioh beach... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2018
Alisha K
,
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish” (18 reviews)
“iboih beach” (13 reviews)
“sea garden” (3 reviews)
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Weh Island, Aceh, Sabang, Pulau Weh 23123, Indonesia
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

If you take a boat trip here they mostly drop you at the wrong side of the island...cause its cheaper for them, so dont snorkel there, theres nothing to see on the side that faces Iboih. Instead, walk the small cement path across the island...More

4  Thank Ancelikh
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Rubbish everywhere, no coral. Some fish life but not nearly as good as off the main ibioh beach. Wouldn't bother.

Thank Alisha K
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Very basic island . The snorkelling was better on the mainland . The only good thing was heaps of small fish.

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Rubiah Island is a small island about 200m from the jetty at Iboih beach. You can charter a small boat which will take you there and back for about IDR 200000. There's a jetty on Rubiah Island, which is where the boat will drop you...More

1  Thank ALR0609
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

If I could give 10 star for this side, I will do!! Rubiah Island was so small island and near Iboih beach. Only a half hour to reach the island from iboih. you can reservation with local agent if you want to dive or just...More

Thank flora s
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

one of the best places to snorkel. calm and shallow waters. colourful fish and corals. it can be quite a hassle to reach there. going to Aceh or Pulau Weh is actually not that straight forward

Thank zhihao
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Rubiah Island is a 5 minute boat ride from Iboih Beach of Weh Island. It is the place for sborkelling and diving enthusiasts. The boat rental: half day snorkelling trip is Rp. 350.000 and for the whole day is Rp. 600.000. It is official price....More

Thank adenoerwenda
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

we stayed on the beach on Pulau Rubiah and had a great time. The corals are quite beautiful and saw plenty of fish and lucky to see a school of 8-10 Devil rays. We had the best chocolate-coconut pancake ever.

1  Thank AkuOrangBelanda
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Rubiah is a tourist attraction wellknown for diving and snorkeling activities. You can reach this place by using commercial ship from Teupin Layeu port at Iboih Beach. This place got its name from "Ummi Sarah Rubiah" whose tomb lies in this island. If you are...More

Thank Ratih_Destarina
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

During our visit to Gapang beach we went here a few times. The underwater world is very, very beautiful. Clean and clear water, good temperature, what more do you want?

Thank ReisDNA
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