Nusa Kambangan Island, Cilacap

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Indonesia's infamous Nusa Kambangan Island, also known as "Execution Island" or "Alcatraz of Indonesia," has since the mid 1990s been open for tourists interested in exploring the mix of stunning nature and notorious history. The island is biologically diverse and home to wildlife extinct elsewhere in Indonesia, but is sadly more famous for its maximum-security prisons and executions of death row inmates. If you decide to visit the scenic beaches and lush protected rainforests, you will need to obtain a license in Cilapap, after which you can join a guided tour of the island. Plan your Nusa Kambangan Island visit and explore what else you can see and do in Cilacap using our Cilacap trip app .
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  • Went there with a bunch of friends. The Alcatraz itself is a restricted area, visitors boat only allowed to roam ~20meters from the harbor. But the other part of this island is open for public, some a...  more »
  • This beach will have to catch a boat for the crossing to the island of nusakambangan off the Gulf Coast turtle.. Also Way down the Woods.. sebenernya mash is no longer a beach ... but because of the stopping of the cape on the white sand beaches of this. it turns out that bagua really.. Beautiful ... and sepiii ...
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  • May I come the rainy season so the water is clear blue ga. White sand is quite smooth. The island clean. Still natural so no place to change/rinse (can be on the Gulf Coast turtle). The disadvantage of artisan boat ask adds money to continue. Should clever nego and patience.
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