Culture & Curious Habits / Diving / Social Commentary

What Minion Learns About Kepulauan Seribu, Indonesia

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  • Easy access and good infrastructure

Kepulauan Seribu is only 1 hr boat ride away from Marina Ancol. Phone signal is abundant. A proper harbour -albeit basic- is working well and you have plenty of choice of departure time to and from Kepulauan Seribu. There are also plenty of homestay,  inns even resorts to choose from.

  • Plenty of environmental projects to learn from

Located near a megapolitan like Jakarta, pollution is certainly a problem. Since the 60s there are numerous movements to care for Kepulauan Seribu. This includes corals to mangrove to sea turtle conservation programmes and projects. These projects are  being supported by governments, NGOs and coorporations. It’s a great opportunity for families with young kids to learn environmental awareness.

  • Good locations for divers to learn

The thing about diving is, you gain more skills by dealing with various situation underwater. Kepulauan Seribu offers limited visibility 6-10 m, because it is a group of islands- so sea water doesn’t flush away to open water easily. Visibility of 6-10m is enough to enjoy diving.  However there are a range of selection of diving to do at Kepulauan Seribu : shipwreck diving, coral conservations area and 11 other diving spot to dive in.

 

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