Laying in the Jakarta Bay, Pulau Seribu or Thousand Islands has an unimaginably beautiful panorama that captivates every sight. Though the archipelago doesn’t literally have thousands of islands, it still consists of at least 110 small islands, large and small, that are divided into historical, conservation, or tourism island.
How to Get to Thousand Islands Jakarta
Thousand Islands is among the top list in Jakarta attractions that always attract many visitors to come every day. But how to get to 1000 Islands from Jakarta city? Approximately, you will spend about 20-minute ride from the Marina Ancol port to the nearest island using speedboat.
Another way to get to Thousand Islands is by ship, which departs at 8 am or 9 am from the Marina Ancol. The timber ship is also a good alternative to go to 1000 Islands from Muara Angke Port to Pramuka Island. The ship will transit about 2-3 hours before going to Panggang Island.
Things to Do in Thousand Islands Jakarta
The islands in the archipelago are divided for various purposes—for tourism, conservation, historical sites, or for community empowerment. However, there are a lot of fun activities to do here, particularly water sports, such as snorkeling, swimming, fishing, etc.