The directorate general of tourism
is encouraging all those associated with the tourist industry, to make known worldwide, Indonesian potential for tourism
and scientific study, one of Indonesia’s treasures is, of course, the Krakatau volcano and Ujung Kulon National Park
which extends across the Sunda strait
to include the active Krakatau volcano.
On August 27th, 1983 the minister of tourism, post and telecommunications, and the Governor of Banten
) signed a memorial stone marking the centenary of the devastating Krakatau eruption in 1883.
This memorial can be viewed by visitors to Carita beach.
No visit to Indonesia can be complete without a visit to Ujung Kulon
, "the volcano
that shook the world", simply 206 years ago. A television film has been made about the fatal eruption, identifying environmental repercussions to date. It has been shown worldwide since "1983". You visit will be "Adventure tourism
", it will take 1 and half hours with fast Boat trip to Krakatau/Krakatoa departure
from Carita-Anyer Beach.
The track up Anak Krakatoa
could take 1 hour minutes to first level. Krakatautrail
has produced a recommended itinerary for your visit which will minimize any risks involved with your adventure.
We ask your cooperation however in preserving this unique natural monument to nature. Continuing study and research into this naturally developing life. Future generations will wish to travel
to enjoy the awe inspiring silence and moon like Landscape of Anak Krakatau
during its "Sleeping" periods. During active periods even the adventures
are we can see the red lava at night from Old Krakatau (Rakata), its rely interesting because
we could hear the crack like Thunder.
To anyone interested in natural processes, Krakatau
is one of the most fascinating areas in the World. The cataclysmic eruption
captures the imagination. And spectacular volcanic activity continues to the present. To those interested in biology in the way Islands are colonized by plants and animals, not only the island from which life was eradicated by the 1883 Eruption, but also the new island
of Anak Krakatau
the area holds a unique attraction.
In the past this group of Krakatoa is a volcano that high as 200 m, but with the occurrence of the eruption hasbreak into three parts which later on known Rakata island, Long Island, and Island Seretung. Once that happens more eruptions on the seabed so bring 2 small volcanic island of Rakata are united mountain Perbuatan and Mount Danan. The most legendary summit eruption occurred on 27 August 1883, exactly at 06.42 Monday successive explosions and achieve its peak at 10:02, accompanied by bursts of explosion gray pole scatter Singapore and even Australia, sea water to form pairs of giant waves with a height reach 19-30 m, sweeping and destroying the Merak and the bay Betung. Eruption ended at 17:00, after darkness had large areas during two days and two nights, casualties recorded over 36,000 people.
Krakatoa eruption in 1883 had a power 10,000 times greater than the bomb blast atoms in Hirosima (Japan). After the eruption, mount Danan and mount Perbuatan disappeared. And in 1927 came from the middle of kaledra new Volcano is now known as the Anak Krakatoa. We have high Mount Anak Krakatau more than 300 m, and diameter of about 2 km.