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Closest water parks from the capital

A must visit to Jakarta visitors who do not have much time to enjoy Indonesia's beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Caroline M
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This island is always missed

This was my second visit to this island. They say Thousand Islands is the name but I am not sure... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
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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.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Jakarta 14430, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The local turned their houses into homestays for those who travel in group but in fact they're just houses abandon, no decorations or convenient amenities are added. Me and my friend therefore had to ask to join a group of over 10 other people so...More

Thank LAN N
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The Thousands Islands are a wonderful experience. When you go to this place (Sepa Island) you will see many islands on the way and you will believe that there might be 1000 islands in the area,All the islands have different things to do and see...More

Thank RajeevSingh_Ind
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

This is the second day trip to the Islands for us. This time we chose Sepa. We used Java Travelindo and hired a boat for the 3 of us. Max capacity was 10 people I think. Cost was about $300US for all of us including...More

1  Thank rosswill
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We booked our trip to the Thousand Islands at the last minute and the only an affordable place for our budget was Pari Island. We didn't expect much as we were told by the staff the island is ok, nothing special and is public. Boy...More

2  Thank evey_224
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Depending on the island, it is usually amazing. The resorts are also good (sepa island and tidung island). The further islands are more expensive but more worth it. Good place for diving and snorkeling, but the locals do not understand english, so interaction and communication...More

2  Thank Mona675
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

A must visit to Jakarta visitors who do not have much time to enjoy Indonesia's beautiful underwater world. The further islands have clearer and better water and less visitors. You can rent local boats to go around once you get to the islands. Not much...More

1  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This was my second visit to this island. They say Thousand Islands is the name but I am not sure that many. I went to Pulau Harapan (Island of Hope) and spent the night there last weekend. The island was clean and the people was...More

2  Thank didiks1813
Reviewed 28 August 2018

When wishing for a quick weekend retreat from busy Jakarta, this is the place to go. There's some 300ish islands (not a 1000) and a few of them have nice resorts on them but a few smaller ones can be rented out as private islands...More

Thank Reinis S
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Please choose better boat.. don’t chose the boat the man asking for thousand island..everywhere cheating person in Indonesia.. they simply cheat us.. before go tell different price.. after come back tell different price.. cheating.. Very disappointed..

5  Thank Theepha R
Reviewed 2 August 2018

well, could be a little gateway that is not too far from Jakarta, but its kind of dirty too bad there is very few decent hotel or resort in Pulau Seribu. not recomended for snorkeling. the fishes are so sad. lol

3  Thank resibarani
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Asif S
2 September 2018|
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Response from Lynn M | Reviewed this property |
Think your only option is an overnight stay
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Response from Elazory | Reviewed this property |
Sure you can make a day use to the 1000s Island, go to the port early in Ancol Area, be sure to arrive 7:30 for early cruse and take the fast boat round trip may cost you 30 USD. you can also read my review regards, Ahmed