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Seribu Island, Exploring Exotic Islands While Doing Many Activities in Jakarta

Seribu Islands is well-known as exotic islands near Jakarta City. The beauty of the islands becomes the first choice for the residents in Jakarta to relax and refresh their mind. Besides that, you can do many things and you will have fun anytime you visit the island. 

Seribu Islands lies at the north of Jakarta. To reach the island, you can take travel agent to ease your trip. If you want to feel the real adventure, you can start your journey by taking a ferry at Muara Angke Port. If you want to go to Pramuka Island, you can take a ferry to cross the sea for about three hours. But, if you want faster trip, you can take a premium speedboat at Mariana Ancol Port.

Exploring the Islands
Seribu Islands is a group of islands. You cannot visit all of them only in a day. Here are some popular islands you can visit. Firstly, you can visit Pramuka Island. Pramuka Island is the closest island from Muara Angke Port. This is a center of Seribu Island official. There, you can find many lodges and turtle conservation. The facilities are complete, such as home-stays, internet, electric and mosque.
Secondly, you can visit Harapan Island. The island has health care, home-stays and mosque. The island is populated and most of them are fishermen. Thirdly, you can visit Kotok Island. The island has white sand and look so shining when the sun shine. In this island, you can see hawks conservation. 
Fourthly, you can visit Tidung Island. The island has an exotic panorama. The coral reefs must be explored if you love water activities. Besides that, you can fulfill your passion to snorkel with friendly fish. Fifthly, you can go to Perak Island. The coastline of the island has extraordinary scenery. You will feel peaceful as you spend your time here.

Enjoying the Sunrise
Morning is a perfect chance to welcome the day. As you open your eyes, you can go to Perak island to see the sunrise that has beautiful silhouette. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the moment.
When the day getting hotter, you can start to stroll along the islands. Or, you can continue your adventure by renting a boat from the lodges to explore the islands. To rent the boat, you only need to pay IDR25,000 or US$2.5 per person. You can go to Hantu Island, Bidadari Island, Kotok Island, Tidung Island,and Perak Island.

As you spend your vacation in Seribu Island, don’t miss to snorkel, especially when the day is shining. Usually, the equipment is prepared by the travel agent before you come, such as frog legs, life jacket, and many more. The best spot to snorkel are Tidung Island and Kotok Island. You can ask the guide to show you the diving spots as well. Don’t forget to apply sun-block and plain bread to feed the fish. 

If you love fishing, you can bring the equipment from Jakarta or rent in Seribu Islands. The surface of water is shallow and the fish is dominated by clown fish and the grouper. Be aware to sea urchin because sometime our eyes cannot see them.

Banana Boat
If you love adventure sport, you can challenge your adrenaline to take banana boat by paying IDR35,000 or US$3.5  per person. If you come with your family, you can ask them to play together because it will be more fun. As you are on banana boat, you are challenged to conquer the wave with high speed.

Enjoying the Sunset
After you have chance to hunt the sunrise, it will be more complete if you hunt the sunset as well. The combination of colors over the sky must be captured by your camera. If you come to Seribu Island with your spouse, you will get the romantic atmosphere. With these activities, it is not surprising if Seribu Island become the first choice to spend the holiday for the residents of Jakarta.

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