Krakatoa - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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Krakatoa, or Krakatau, is a caldera in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in the Indonesian province of Lampung. The caldera is part of a volcanic island group comprising four islands: two of which, Lang and Verlaten, are remnants of a previous volcanic edifice destroyed in eruptions long before the famous 1883 eruption; another, Rakata, is the remnant of a much larger island destroyed in the 1883 eruption. It is now one of the trekking destination in Indonesia.
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19.33km from Krakatoa
Sebesi is an Indonesian island in the Sunda Strait, between Java and Sumatra, and part of the province of Lampung. It rises to a height of 844 metres and lies about 12 kilometres north of the Krakatoa Archipelago; it is the closest large island to Krakatoa, about the same area and height as the remnant of Rakata. Like Krakatoa, it too is volcanic, although there are no dated eruptions known. Unlike the Krakatoa Archipelago, Sebesi has permanent streams and is inhabited.
34.92km from Krakatoa
Pulau Legundi is an Indonesian island in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra. It is one of the larger islands in the Strait and lies at the western end of Sumatra's Lampong Bay, in the province of Lampung. it is one of the beautiful destinations in Lampung provide and it attracts a lot of tourists to this place.
Port of Bakauheni
44.73km from Krakatoa
Bakauheni is a town in the southern part of the province of Lampung, Indonesia and is the largest and busiest port in the province, and also one of the busiest ports in Indonesia. Ferries carrying passengers and vehicles, particularly large trucks, connect Bakauheni with the major port of Merak in Java across the Sunda Strait. There are plans for a Sunda Strait Bridge to connect the Bakauheni district with Java. The harbour is managed by the national port company PT ASDP.
Karang Bolong Beach
48.05km from Krakatoa
Karang Bolong is located on the coast of Anyer, West Java, Indonesia. The name Karang Bolong means Rock (Karang) with a Hole (Bolong). The mountain was created by frozen lava, formed during the eruption of Mount Krakatau. Karang Bolong beach is located 50 km from Serang town or 140 km from Jakarta, on Karang Bolong Street. It is one of the popular tourisst attraction in Banten.
Tanjung Lesung Beach
49.14km from Krakatoa
Tanjung Lesung Beach is a beach in Pandeglang Regency, Banten, western tip of Java. It is 160 kilometres from the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta, and can be reached by car or public bus in about a 3-4-hour drive. It is known as a beach resort with sea views, having a 15-kilometre white sand coastline and also marine life where visitors can enjoy snorkeling, diving as well as fishing. The area has been declared as a "cultural heritage" since the location is near Ujung Kulon National Park, Mou
50.85km from Krakatoa
Carita is one of the popular beach in Indonesia. It is known for its diverse fauna and flora. Trees include teak, mahogany, African mahogany and dab bungur. Animals include wild boar, red giant flying squirrel and long-tailed macaque. Reptiles include monitor lizard and python. Birds include brown hawk-owl, black-banded barbet and Javan banded pitta. Carita Beach is a popular tourist destination.