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Scout Island, Jakarta

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Head out from the mainland to experience Scout Island, an island in the Thousand Islands archipelago and the capital of the Thousand Island regency. Accessible by boat from Jakarta in about 2.5 hours, the island offers a wealth of dive sites and snorkeling spots, with clear and calm water and a wealth of marine life. Most famous among the inhabitants of the island is the Hawksbill turtle, a rare species that is protected in a sanctuary on the island. The most populated island in the archipelago, this site offers facilities and attractions in abundance including mosques, restaurants, hotels, and entertainment centers. To visit Scout Island on your holiday in Jakarta, and find out what else Jakarta has to offer, use our Jakarta trip itinerary planner.
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A wealth of choices exists in Jakarta, a sightseeing destination in its own right and a gateway to the rest of the country. For luxury options, try the Lingkar Kuningan area, where new developments provide rooms with excellent views of the city. Head north to find more affordable hotels, offering comfortable rooms in local, non-chain establishments. Up in the Kemang district you'll find an abundance of backpacker and budget accommodations, such as hostels and rental apartments, in areas known for their small cafes, trendy bars, and nightlife.
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  • This is one of the island that famous between the Thousand Islands area. This Island is good for tourism because there already local people who live in this island, so they usually make some program f...  more »
  • THe island are so big, the local people are nice. and the local food is moderate. around the island are so many spot snorkeling and many arround here are place for camp.  more »
  • This island is in Kepulauan Seribu (Thousand Islands) and can be reached in two and half hours by motorboat from Muara Angke Jakarta, or faster by speedboat from Marina Ancol Jakarta. There is a Hawks...  more »