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Krakatau Volcano (Krakatoa)

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Too short hike

Enjoyed the recent hike to Krakatau. But don't expect an exciting hike as it is quite short. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Caroline M
via mobile
Once in a lifetime

We went on a day trip with An Jul of Rake ta tours at Caricature. We went on a fast boat to Anak... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Diana k
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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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42264, Indonesia

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Wgm1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you visit Jakarta, you have no excuse for not visiting this amazing wonder of nature. Anak Krakatoa is a living, breathing volcano growing at 20 feet a year out of the wreckage wrought by its 'mother' in 1883. That explosion was heard all around...More

1  Thank Jalanjal
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We had a real adventure at Krakatau volcano. We took a 3-day package with our tour guide Pak Handy. We started the tour by visiting the Ujung Kulon National Park with the hope of sighting some wildlife like salt water crocodiles. But luck was not...More

1  Thank Sue A
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

As an ex geologist, this had been on my "bucket list" for a very long time. In the end took the plunge with a similarly enthusiastic friend to make the short weekend trip from Tokyo. This was a truly unforgettable experience and worth the time...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Firstly, Krakatautour.com were great. Really looked after us. It is a long drive from Jakarta, long boat ride (glad it was a flat sea as boat wasnt that big), easy short hike, good local food, safety conscious guide especially on the island. The snorkelling after...More

Thank DinerDF
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Krakatau is a volcano etched into memory. The 1883 eruption remains one of the most memorable natural events in recorded human history. It is is incredible to be in the same space as this monster and to get a glimpse of just how enormous it...More

1  Thank Malarchy
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We did a day trip with Java Rhino Tours on 13 May 2017. We were picked up at our hotel in Jakarta and driven 3 hours to Carita. From there we boarded a speed boat to the Krakatau caldera. Pak Abud who we communicated with...More

Thank Stacey M
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Although I did not set foot on Krakatoa, we spent a day cruising around the islands, just outside the safety exclusion zone. The highlight of course is the Son of Krakatoa, the small but fast growing live volcanic island at the centre of this island...More

4  Thank Philip K
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