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Krakatau Volcano (Krakatoa)

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In the midst of nature and trash

I wanted to expose my pre-teenaged and teenaged-aged kids to nature and booked a trip with Apud. He... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TravelingFamilyInTow
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Singapore, Singapore
Little disappointed

Great experience seeing an active volcano. Lovely speed boat drive with clear water that enables... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lynn M
via mobile
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A catastrophic explosion in 1883 had global repercussions and left only remnants of Krakatau (Krakatoa), which has shown seismic activity as recently as 1994.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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42264, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to expose my pre-teenaged and teenaged-aged kids to nature and booked a trip with Apud. He was easy to communicate with and arranged for Ateng to be our personal guide throughout the trip, along with a speedboat captain and a cook. (Our private...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience seeing an active volcano. Lovely speed boat drive with clear water that enables you to see the various colorful fish .Sad to say that the island and surrounding beaches are covered with litter

1  Thank Lynn M
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

I was travelling overland (and sea) from Padang to West Java and after climbing Mt. Kerinci I wanted to visit Krakatau. It was actually quite easy and one of the highlights of my trip; not only because of the site and it's history but mainly...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent volcano site that can be easily reached with full day trip from Jakarta. You need to however leave Jakarta very early in the morning (5 am) as road trip will take about 3-4 hours depend on traffic. Once you arrived at Marina Carita, you...More

1  Thank SmallWorldForAll
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

My family came over to Jakarta for a visit and I wanted them to experience the wonders of the volcanos in Indonesia. Krakatau was the nearest to Jakarta. Although Krakatau was not the most accessible (3.5 hrs by car, 1.5 hours by ferry), our guide...More

3  Thank Grace L
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

I did this as a day trip from Jakarta due to time constraints and while it is a long day, it was very enjoyable. I was picked up from Jakarta at 5:30 AM and after 3 hours got to Calita to meet Apud and have...More

2  Thank BrianOHDublin
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Me and my boyfriend were on a trip across Indonesia last year. We love volcanoes and visited the most popular in Java (Bromo and Ijen) and even though they're wonders of nature and highly recommend them, sadly they're absolutely crowded, and that's something i personally...More

2  Thank Miriam G
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great time at Krakatau with our excellent guide Hendi. First we snorkelled around the remnants of 'Mother Krakatau' before eating Nasi Goreng on the beach with giant Warans around us. Then we were taken to Anak Krakatau and climbed a fair way...More

3  Thank Gordon A
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Actually I'm solo traveller so my target was want to see Krakatao volcano by myself. So I'm start plan it. Since it's to costing for speed boat as u are solo, the best way is join open trip Krakatau. What I get here is spectacular...More

3  Thank Choty B
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

We DIY'd this trip rather than organising a tour from Jakarta, which in my opinion are seriously over priced. We got ourselves to Carita at a reasonable hour, and struggled at first to find someone that would take us over in a boat that looked...More

4  Thank G2261DZchrisb
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Gretchen R
17 April 2018|
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Response from Gordon A | Reviewed this property |
There is a ranger station there where a few rangers live, but that is it. Even those guys rotate on and off the island.
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Pulzar009
25 January 2018|
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Response from Jinssz | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure because I used a private tour company. Perhaps a local ppl there could answer u. Or u may look for peucang island resort.
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Katy B
14 August 2017|
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Response from Caroline M | Reviewed this property |
check funtrip. they have informative website
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