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Karimun Jawa islands- Remarkable hidden Paradise in Central Java

What is Karimun Java?

Karimun Jawa Islands

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Located in the Java Sea, the Karimun Jawa Islands are a hidden paradise that offers stunning natural beauty, pristine beaches, and a variety of outdoor activities.

Whether you are a nature enthusiast, looking for adventure, or just someone looking for a peaceful getaway, the Karimun Jawa Islands have something to offer everyone.

The Karimunjawa Islands located in the Java Sea are a true paradise that should not be missed.

With its stunning natural beauty, crystal clear waters, and vibrant marine life, the Karimun Jawa Islands are a destination that will leave you in awe.

Famous for its lush greenery and untouched landscapes, Karimunjawa Islands offer a sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Here, you can immerse yourself in natural wonders and enjoy various activities such as snorkeling, diving, hiking, and exploring the unique flora and fauna inhabiting the islands.

In addition, the islands contain a marine National Park area which is known for its high condition of reefs, making it a paradise for nature lovers and conservation enthusiasts.

If you are looking for a truly unforgettable experience, have a look at the Karimun Jawa Islands.

Here, you can witness the beauty of pristine beaches, swim along colorful coral reefs, and marvel at the marine life that makes this place home

History of Karimun Jawa

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The history of Karimun Jawa is very long

starting from the Dutch colonial era

Karimunjawa Island has become an island that is famous for its beauty.

The island of Karimun Jawa is even more famous than the island of Bali in ancient times.

Merchants crossing the Indonesian Sea will rest on the island and then continue their journey

in their trade, especially traders from Australia who are going to Thailand or China.

Being part of Central Java, Karimun Jawa is a tourist destination that is always busy as a tourist spot.

Especially for urban people who miss the beautiful atmosphere with beautiful beach views.

It is an archipelago because in it there are more than twenty small coral islands that are so beautiful.

considered one of Indonesia’s Tropical Paradise, these islands have such fascinating natural scenery.

Many tourists, both local and foreign visit there. The friendliness of the people of Karimunjawa is also one of the reasons why tourists favor the island

Unique Facts about Karimun Jawa

This archipelago has a uniqueness where even though it is located in Central Java, this island is inhabited by people from various ethnicities

Karimunjawa’s land area is around 1,500 hectares.

Karimunjawa consists of small islands, the main islands are Karimunjawa, Cemara, Pulau Cemara Besar, Menjangan Besar, Menjangan Kecil, Kemujan, and many more.

Karimunjawa is often referred to as “Mini Indonesia”. This is because, the population comes from various ethnic groups, such as Bugis, Madurese, Bajo, Buton, and Mandar.

Karimunjawa’s weather is tropical with very hot weather conditions in the dry season around April to October. In comparison, the rainy season occurs from December to March.

How to go there?

The way to go to Karimun Jawa starts at the port of Kartini in the city of Jepara or Semarang, Central Java

So no matter where you start your journey, from Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, or Yogyakarta and Surakarta you have to go to the city of Jepara first as the entrance or from Semarang city

From Semarang to Karimun Jawa

The ticket price for the Semarang-Karimunjawa Pelni crossing starts from IDR 108,000 with a seven-hour journey duration.

the option to board the Pelni ship is available at 10.00 pm and 11.00 pm

From Jepara to Karimun Jawa

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To sail to Karimun Jawa, you can use a ferry called Kapal Siginjai at a rate of IDR 72,000. Travel time is about four to five hours. The ship can also transport vehicles

So if you rent a car from where you are you can take your car across the Java sea to get there

To Karimun Jawa by Plane

But apart from using the ferry to get there, you can also use an airplane

Several airlines serve flights there, namely Airfast, NAM Air, and Wings Air.

The latest is Wings Air.

The Semarang-Karimunjawa flight schedule once per day uses an ATR 72 type aircraft with a capacity of 72 seats

The best time to visit Karimun Jawa

because it is located between the Java Sea, and the weather conditions are very influential for tourist visits

The Siginjai ship does not operate every day. The ferry only operates four days a week, namely Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.

When the seawater and wind were not conducive, Siginjai could not sail. So, if you want to go to Karimun Jawa, the best time is the dry season.

What to do and activities in Karimunjawa

Karimunjawa has many activities that you can do.

Such as Diving, snorkeling, tracking mangroves, and fishing.

To try all Karimunjawa tourist destinations, of course, one day is not enough

you need to stay overnight and do other preparations.

Karimunjawa has varied lodging places. There are many hostels or hotels that you can rent

You just have to choose according to your needs. Accommodation costs start from IDR 80,000 to IDR 500,000 per night.

Usually, for affordable prices are residents’ houses that are indeed open for tourists to stay

Spot tourism in Karimun Jawa

There are many destinations that you can visit and enjoy during your adventures in Karimun Jawa

Here are some places you can visit

1. Menjangan Besar Island

source ; Paket wisata Karimunjawa

on this island, there is shark breeding and the unique thing is that you can interact with these fish safely because there are many officers who will guard and accompany you

2. Kemujan Island

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Kemujan Island is a green island that provides a wide expanse of mangrove forests or mangroves.

You can stroll through the mangroves while enjoying the songs of many birds living in the forest.

Not only that, on Kemujan Island there is also a beautiful beach with white sand called Barracuda Beach

3. Bobi Beach

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Bobi Beach is located on the main island, namely Karimunjawa Island.

This beach can be reached in just ten minutes by motorbike from the city center.

If you want to go to Bobi Beach, you better come in the morning.

there you can relax while enjoying food and coffee or hot tea while waiting for the sunrise

4. Tanjung Gelam Beach

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Tanjung Gelam Beach is also located on Karimun Jawa Island. For the entrance fee, you only pay IDR 5,000

There you will enjoy the beautiful morning sun

5. Annora Beach

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Located in Kemloko Village, Anora Beach is a bit different from other beaches in Karimun Jawa.

This is because Anora Beach is one with the hill. You can climb the hill and enjoy the sea view from above

6. Cilik ( Little ) Island

Karimun jawa islands

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Little Island is located on the east side of the Karimunjawa Islands

If you like snorkeling, this island will surely spoil you. The underwater scenery is so clear and beautiful.

Various types of coral reefs live there, even tourists who diving or snorkel, can see clownfish

There are many other tourist spots that you can visit

Try asking the locals, they will be happy to show you beautiful places that may be hidden, or not many tourists have ever been there





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