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Jaco Island, Com

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Island Nature / Park
Featuring long sandy beaches and blue waters, Jaco Island is part of Nino Konis Santana National Park and is known for being a Timorese Important Bird Area. This well-preserved beach provides a nice spot for snorkeling and diving because of its colorful coral reefs and turtles. The trip to the island takes approximately six hours by car and boat but rewards travelers with a peace representative of an uninhabited island. Guests can stay in one of two guesthouses or camp along the beach. Birdwatching is a popular pastime here--you can see many rare bird populations of Timor, including pink-headed imperial pigeons, Timor sparrows, blue-cheeked flowerpeckers, and many others. Make Jaco Island part of your personalized Com itinerary using our Com trip itinerary builder.
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  • Most beautiful and magnificent place ever in East Timor. From Dili city to Tutuala Beach (the nearest spot to the island) will take 6-7hours to drive (by land). Many adventurous sightseeing you might ...  more »
  • The Place was very good. But for me once is enough. The Road that going to Jaco is very bad. Barely there is any road. Luckily our car was big enough with 4 x 4. Really it's a very strange that the go...  more »
  • This is one of the most amazing little islands you will ever go to anywhere! It's at the easternmost tip of East Timor and a hard place to get to, but absolutely worth the effort. As a backpacker, you...  more »