Enjoy a trip from Bakau Heni Seaport at Lampung Province to Merak seaport at Banten Province vise versa is a nice experienced, you can watch a volcanic mount of Anak Krakatau from a faraway distance and take a picture by a tele zoom of your Camera.
In a bright sunny day, you can see a beautiful scenery of Anak Krakatau mount floating on the dark blue ocean of Sunda straits
An easy way Traveling From JAKARTA to KRAKATAU :
There are many air conditioned buses; ARIMBI or PRIMAJASA from JAKARTA's KAMPUNG RAMBUTAN (bus station) and it would take about two hours to MERAK Harbor which located at the north western of BANTEN Province and fare about IDR 30,000......From Merak Harbor take a Ferry crossing Sunda Straits and would take about two to three hours to reach BAKAU HENI Sea PORT which located at the southern end of LAMPUNG Province, the fare of a ferry is about IDR 10,000 and not more than IDR 15,000....from here you could take a yellow color ANGKOT (sharing taxi) which would take about 30 minutes to a s mall town KALIANDA with the fare IDR 15,000....from KALIANDA bus Halte you could take a motorcycle OJEK which would take about 30 minutes to a Small Port called CANTI the fare is about IDR 15,000.... from CANTI you could take a motorized boat which would take about two hours to reach SEBESI ISLAND, a boat scheduled at 10.00 AM in the morning and sometime there is also the last boat 02.00 PM in the afternoon with the fare IDR 15,000....commonly a traveler stay one night at a decent accommodation in SEBESI island ....the next day you could share with another traveler or solo trip and take a charter boat to KRAKATAU, the fare is negotiable....
From JAKARTA to MERAK Harbor you could take an option bus Terminal special for ARIMBI Bus from CIKOKOL TANGERANG ....an airconditioned bus and the fare IDR 22,000...
Take a Ferry Trip which organized by Lampung Tourism Board Annually, a Big Ferry which load passengers up to one thousand people and the Ferry start the tour from Bakauheni seaport
Fondest memory: This trip was oranized by Lampung Province Tourism Board in commemoration Krakatau big Eruption which happened in August 1883, a Ferry approaching Pulau Anak Krakatau in a very close distance to the Mount Anak Krakatau beach lines....everybody enjoy this fascinating view of an active volcano