Good Snorkeling Locations in Indonesia Suitable For Beginners

Good Snorkeling Locations in Indonesia Suitable For Beginners

As an archipelagic country where most of its territory is water, it's no wonder that Indonesia has many excellent snorkeling locations. Even if you don't dare, you have to try it at least once in your life to experience it. Because snorkeling is addictive.

For those of you who just want to try it or just for relaxing marine recreation, you can try visiting some of the following snorkeling locations. Don't worry, this spot is beginner-friendly!

Kepulauan Seribu (The Thousand Islands)

Good Snorkeling Locations in Indonesia Suitable For Beginners

In Kepulauan Seribu (The Thousand Islands) itself, there are several famous spots for snorkeling, including; Sepa Island, Pari Island, and Semak Daun Island. If you live in Jakarta and its surroundings, Kepulauan Seribu (The Thousand Islands) can be an attractive option because they are close and easily accessible. Even going on weekends is enough.

How to get to Kepulauan Seribu (The Thousand Islands): tours to Kepulauan Seribu (The Thousand Islands) can be accessed from two ports in Jakarta, namely Muara Angke or Marina Ancol. The difference is, from Muara Angke you will take a ferry with a cheaper budget, if from Marina Ancol you will cross by speed boat which is certainly more pricey. For others, it is recommended that you join a trip from a travel agent so that it is practical!

Peucang Island

Good Snorkeling Locations in Indonesia Suitable For Beginners

Entering the Ujung Kulon National Park area, Banten, the Peucang Island area is fairly well preserved. You can enjoy clear seawater and relatively well preserved coral reefs. The sand is also very pure white.

How to get to Peucang Island: Peucang Island, Ujung Kulon National Park, can be reached by crossing from Sumur, Pandeglang. Peucang Island itself is the foremost island in the Ujung Kulon National Park so it is often a stopover place. If you come here, you can island hopping to several other islands around that are no less beautiful.

Karimunjawa

Good Snorkeling Locations in Indonesia Suitable For Beginners

The waters in Karimunjawa are very, very reliable for those who really want to 'play' in the sea! There are several snorkeling spots that tourists usually rely on, namely Menjangan Kecil Island, Cemara Kecil Island, Tengah Island, and Small Island. If you want a slightly different 'view', you can go to the shark sanctuary on Tengah Island. What is clear in Karimunjawa, even from the edge of the pier you can see coral reefs behind the clear water.

How to get to Karimunjawa: Generally the meeting points to Karimunjawa are Kartini Harbor, Jepara. From there, tourists can cross by speed boat or ferry. But, check the schedules of the two ships first so that your travel time is efficient because ships don't cross all the time. To make it even easier, just take a trip from a travel agent!

If the rainy season has passed, you can try snorkeling at some of IamIndonesia's recommended locations!

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