Karimunjawa is a chain of 27 islands north of Semarang, off the coast of Central Java, Indonesia.
Designated as a national marine park. Karimunjawa consists of many small islands, like Karimunjawa island, Kemujan island, Menjangan Besar island, and Menjangan kecil island.
We can find various kinds sea animal, like turtle, shark, fishes, in karimunjawa waters territory. In the land, especially in Karimunjawa island and Kemujan island, we can finds many kinds of bird, deer, and even snake.
HOW TO REACH Karimunjawa ISLAND
There are chartered plane from Semarang that flies from Semarang to Dewandaru Airport in Kemujan island. There also a regular ferry that sail from Tanjung Emas port in Semarang and Jepara port to Karimunjawa island.
WHAT TO SEE AND DO IN KARIMUNJAWA ISLAND
Besides the beautiful beaches, many resorts in Karimunjawa, such as Kura-kura resort, provides diving activities. There are many interesting spots, like Taka Panyawangan and Gosong cemara, to dive in the Karimunjawa water. We can also go hiking around the island to find many places around the island that gives a beautiful panorama.
In karimunjawa and Kemujan island, we can rent car or motorcyle to go around the island. To go to the other island, we can use local boat or motorboat. Note: Be sure that you've booked the car before you arrived in the Karimunjawa. Because there still small amound of cars there. To make it easier, you can call your travel agent to arrange it.
WHERE TO STAY IN KARIMUNJAWA ISLAND
There are various kinds of accommodation there, from the four star hotels to homestay. There are also camping sites there.
- Melati hotel
- Blue Lagoon hotel
- Dewandaru hotel
- Kura- kura resort, located in Menyawakan island. It's a high class hotel with scuba facilities.
- Nirwana resort, located in Karimunjawa island. It's a luxury hotel that provides by a lot of facilities.
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