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16 Best Islands in Thousand Islands Jakarta

by Hindarko Luh Setyawanto

Thousand Islands unexpectedly have a jaw dropping beauty. Its beaches are an ideal picture of tropical beaches. Surely they should be on the list of the most beautiful beaches in Indonesia. Its underwater is picturesque, rivaling the underwater beauty of Eastern Indonesia. The Thousand Islands seem to be a perfect shelter from the harsh life of Jakarta. Let’s see the best islands in Thousand Islands Jakarta..!

1. Tidung Island

Of all the islands in Thousand Islands, Tidung Island is the most visited by young people. It is because Tidung Island has a Love Bridge, a bridge connecting Big Tidung Island and Small Tidung Island.

It is believed that lovers will stay together forever if they walk hand in hand across the Love Bridge. In addition to the Love Bridge, Tidung Island also has an amazing underwater beauty and awesome sunset view.

How to Get There
Take a speed boat from Marina Ancol, the fare starts at Rp 135,000. Or take regular boat from Muara Angke, the fare starts at Rp 45,000.

2. Untung Jawa Island

Untung Jawa Island has been well developed as a holiday destination. Not only easy to reach from Jakarta, the island also has several inns with good facilities.

Besides strolling in its white sand, visitors can play banana boat, ride jet ski, swim, snorkel, explore the mangrove forest and enjoy the sunset. Because of its beauty, Untung Jawa Island is often used as a wedding venue.

How to Get There
Take regular boat from Muara Angke, the fare starts at Rp 42,000. Or take a speed boat from Marina Ancol, the fare starts at Rp 110,000.

3. Pramuka Island

Pramuka Island is the administrative center of the Thousand Islands. Here the facilities are more complete compared to other islands. Because of that, visitors usually make Pramuka Island as a base or stepping stone to explore the other islands.

Even so, Pramuka Island also has a stunning beauty. Sunset viewing, snorkeling and diving are the best ways to enjoy the beauty of Pramuka Island. Not to mention a visit to turtle breeding and shark breeding.

How to Get There
Take regular boat from Muara Angke, the fare starts at Rp 45,000. Or take a speed boat from Marina Ancol, the fare starts at Rp 150,000.

4. Harapan Island

Harapan Island, one of the inhabited islands, is also often used as a base to explore the beauty of the Thousand Islands. It is because Harapan Island is surrounded by some beautiful small islands.

Harapan Island itself has many snorkeling spots. It can be one of best snorkeling spots in Indonesia. Clear sea, calm waves, healthy coral reefs and colorful fish will certainly fascinate visitors. In addition to snorkeling and diving, enjoying the beauty of the sunset is a must-do activity as well.

How to Get There
Take regular boat from Muara Angke, the fare starts at Rp 60,000. Or take a speed boat from Marina Ancol, the fare starts at Rp 220,000.

5. Bidadari Island

Of all the islands in Thousand Islands, Bidadari Island is one of the closest to Jakarta. It’s only 30 minutes away from Marina Ancol. The island was developed as a resort for upper-class Jakartans.

Bidadari Island has complete facilities ranging from land cottages, floating cottages, basketball court, swimming pool, banana boats, karaoke room to restaurant. In addition there is also Martello Fort which was built by the Dutch to oversee the Jakarta Bay.

How to Get There
Take speed boat from Marina Ancol. Tickets are included in the price of Bidadari Island tour packages.

6. Ayer Island

Ayer Island is also one of the closest to Jakarta. Like Bidadari Island, Ayer Island is a resort with various facilities. One of the advantages of Ayer Island is to have children playground.

In addition, its floating cottages are designed in Papuan style, both standard rooms and VIP rooms. For visitors who do not want to stay, Ayer Island provides a one-day tour package.

How to Get There
Take speed boat from Marina Ancol. Tickets are included in the price of Ayer Island tour packages.

7. Pari Island

Pari Island is actually Indonesia’s oceanography research center. However, Pari Island is more famous for its beautiful beaches. One of the favorite beaches is Pasir Perawan Beach.

The admission is Rp 10,000. And it turns out the money is not in vain. Visitors can enjoy a clean beach, beautiful white sand, turquoise sea, serene atmosphere and an amazing sunset. It’s definitely one of the best beaches near Jakarta.

How to Get There
Take regular boat from Muara Angke, the fare starts at Rp 42,000. Or take a speed boat from Marina Ancol, the fare starts at Rp 135,000.

8. Putri Island

Putri Island is a resort island that can accommodate visitors up to 210 people. The island is one of the favorite destinations for family vacations.

The flagship attraction of Putri Island is its submarine glass tunnel. Through this tunnel visitors can see the beauty of the underwater without having to wet. In addition, Putri Island offers many activities for its visitors such as snorkeling, diving, fishing, water sport and island hopping.

How to Get There
Take speed boat from Marina Ancol. Tickets are included in the price of Putri Island tour packages.

9. Pantara Island

Pantara Island is a resort island located on the northern tip of Thousand Islands. Although relatively far from Jakarta, its natural beauty attracts the attention of both local and foreign visitors.

Pantara Island is blessed with white sand, clear sea, calm waves and amazing underwater beauty. In addition to vacation, Pantara Island is often used for outbound activities.

How to Get There
Take speed boat from Marina Ancol. Tickets are included in the price of Pantara Island tour packages.

10. Pelangi Island

Pelangi Island is one of the favorite resorts in Thousand Islands. The combination of shady trees, white sand, clear sea and peaceful atmosphere makes visitors happy to linger on this island.

To enjoy the beauty of Pelangi Island, visitors can swim, snorkel, dive, play water sport or walk around the island. Spending the night on Pelangi Island will also be a memorable experience as visitors will stay in cottages overlooking the sea.

How to Get There
Take speed boat from Marina Ancol. Tickets are included in the price of Pelangi Island tour packages.

More best islands in Thousand Islands Jakarta
11. Macan Island
12. Onrust Island
13. Kotok Island
14. Sepa Island
15. Semak Daun Island
16. Bira Island

Well, now you have the list of the best islands in Thousand Islands Jakarta. Certainly there are lots of things to do in Thousand Islands. Do not think too much. All you need to do is jump to the boat and have fun. Enjoy Thousand Islands..!

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