For the travelers who wish to be able to feel the tropical islands atmosphere, Kepulauan Seribu or the Thousand Islands will be the perfect destination. Overall, Kepulauan Seribu is a national park with resorts surrounding it. The islands are the perfect place to spend vacation time. There are so many things to do around the islands. Visitors of the islands will be able to dive, snorkeling, cycling, camping, canoeing, taking photos or videos and surfing or simply exploring each island and trying the traditional foods. There are so many things those will be precious to be remembered.
There are several islands in this Kepulauan Seribu territory. There are 6 most favorite islands you can try to stay if you are taking a holiday to these islands for the first time. Those are : Tidung Island (famous with its “Love Bridge” where you can jump from the bridge to the sea), Semak Daun Island (there is no people and inn this island, you have to prepare your own accommodation if you plan to spend a night here), Bira Island (you can do watersport around this island), Pari Island (an island which plenty of original sea life for research), Harapan Island (a place to stay on the beach and admiring the blue of its ocean view), Bidadari Island (this is an island usually visited for honeymoon).
Location: North of Jakarta for about 1 to 2.5 hours with speed boats or ships.
Opening Day/Hour: Every day from 7 AM to 2 PM
Entrance Fee: Rp. 20,000 for foreigners and Rp. 2,500 for the domestic visitors. Other activities in the islands have their own prices as well.
Street Direction to Location: Visitors can go from Muara Angke pier or choose to go from Marina Ancol and get packages of tours from travel agencies there. Visitors must be ready 30 minutes before the departure of the boats.
Do n Don’ts: Fishing in the middle of the sea when the season is right. From time to time, the sea of Kepulauan Seribu is thrived with fish. Hire the boats from locals and ask them to go to the best fishing spots. It is good to spend time sporting by fishing the various kinds of fish. Kepulauan Seribu is a national park and conservation area; so please don’t do anything that might be harmful for the environment.