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Address: Jakarta 14430, 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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Macan Island - Kepulauan Seribu (Thousand Islands)

Macan Island is one of the island in thousand island (TI). There are several interesting islands is TI, & I am not sure why this one is not separated in one of the review. So... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Macan Island is one of the island in thousand island (TI). There are several interesting islands is TI, & I am not sure why this one is not separated in one of the review. So Macan island is an interesting one, it is a an eco-friendly island that is operated as a resort, where most of facility in the island... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would rate it best if going with colleagues for holiday~ you can spent at night barbeque, chit chat along the coldness night together in the beach, for this island is nice for foreigner that like sea, snorkling or diving, because it's rich of coral, fish and clear water (depends which island). i enjoyed this island and hope to come... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Craving for beautiful beaches and sea but dont have much time or money to spend? This is the answer for those Jakartanesse people! The further the better, thats the clue. Dont expect too much of tidung or pramuka islands. They are ok but not that beautiful anymore since lots of ppl been there already. Try pulau macan its further but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just go if you like sand and sea , Ah mister Trip Adviser says my review has to be AT LEAST 100 words, well Mister Trip let me Advice you: Somethings don't have enough words to describe it, only the eyes can tell that story. Sorry Mister T.A.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a weekend in the 1000 islands as a bit of a getaway while I was working in Jakarta. I booked with Mazu divers and it was all good, I couldn't fault the dive shop and the equipment. The problem is the dive sites, after diving around Asia, I was astounded at the level of abuse the reefs and... More 

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Medan, Indonesia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pictures they put in the Internet are enticing and there may be a couple of private islands that are kept clean but for the most part these islands are covered with trash from Jakarta. There is trash on all the beaches and shorelines. Ironically, the reef life and snorkeling is not that bad compared to the Gili Islands off... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In Harapan island, you will not found the beach because this place has been used as residential for local people. But in the around of Harapan Island, there are many good island which have spectacular beaches. Many good spot also for snorkling. But mostly, the corals has died.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course Indonesia has so much to offer when it comes to islands, but one should not miss their chance to at least get here to see a glimpse of what the rest of the country has to offer. You need to get to the northern jetty point really early in the morning otherwise it gets really crowdy after 8... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Resort Attraction is a nice change from the hustle and bustle of the Downtown Jakarta City area. You should ask your Concierge at your Hotel how to best get to the area from your location...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this was by far one of the most beautiful sights in all of jakarta....I almost feel sometimes worried in jakarta that it is a little dirty..... BUT THE THOUSAND ISLANDS are extremely beautiful....It is a must to at least see a few, and its so cheap and worth every second!

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