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Krakatau Volcano (Krakatoa)

Jl. Raya Labuan KM.09 Carita Beach, 42264, Indonesia
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Day trp to Krakatoa!

I did this as a day trip from Jakarta due to time constraints and while it is a long day, it was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BrianOHDublin
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Dublin
One of the best experiences in Indonesia with our friendly guide Hendi :)

Me and my boyfriend were on a trip across Indonesia last year. We love volcanoes and visited the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miriam G
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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Jl. Raya Labuan KM.09 Carita Beach, 42264, Indonesia

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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank Miriam G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

1  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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Reviewed 15 October 2017

My friend and I love hiking and being in the outdoors so this was an amazing trip for us. Apud and his staff at black rhino tours are knowledgeable and very friendly and helped make this an unforgettable experience. The cost of the trip included...More

Thank bsensenstein
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I had a trip with 2 of my friends to Ujung Kulon and Krakatau under Apud's tour guide. It was a long journey from Jakarta to Carita beach, then speed boat to Peucang island. It's hours after hours! We reached there on a Thursday, we...More

1  Thank Jinssz
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the recent hike to Krakatau. But don't expect an exciting hike as it is quite short. It is not to the top. You wont see the crater. But view is good. Love the sea and mountain view. The homestay provided by the tours a...More

2  Thank Caroline M
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

We went on a day trip with An Jul of Rake ta tours at Caricature. We went on a fast boat to Anak Krakatau. We walked up it. I went to the first saddle but AnJul encouraged my husband to go up close to the...More

Thank Diana k
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

It was an amazing experience and I would highly recommend it. The top level is off-limits; however, it was still incredible to hike up about half way and view the surrounding islands. The hike is a bit difficult due to the loose footing; however, it...More

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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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