Monday, Apr 01, 2013
A small eruption took place at the volcano from 11th-12th March. The eruption produced Andesite volcanic bombs which littered the old crater rim and produced ... [more]
Monday, Oct 01, 2012
A visitor to Anak Krakatau yesterday told us that there were no explosions, but strong degassing from the crater. [more]
Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m, Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°E
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):
Earthquake list: past 7 days (M>=-0.8)
Krakatoa - the world's most infamous volcano
The island group of Krakatoa (or Krakatau) lies in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra. Krakatoa is infamous for its violent Plinian eruption in 1883, that destroyed the previous volcanic edifice and enlarged its caldera.
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Krakatau volcano, Sunda Strait: Krakatau Volcano Special
(expedition to study & observe Anak Krakatau volcano and its activity)
4-8 days - EasyDuring this physically EASY expedition, you have the unique chance to experience one of the world's most beautiful and powerful volcanoes. Depending on which date, we spend 2-4 full days and nights on and around Krakatau volcano and stay in in a beautiful camp on one of the islands.
Custom and group dates
no scheduled dates at present
Watching Krakatau's fireworks when it is active is truly spectacular and we can go to various viewpoints on Anak Krakatau and neighboring islands as well from a chartered boat at our disposal.
Even when there is no eruption, the crater of Krakatau and its lunar surroundings, its fumaroles, the frozen lava flows, spectacular pumice cliffs of what remains of the island complex destroyed in 1883, hot springs, coral reefs and many other highlights make this a perfect trip if you like a volcano extension out from Jakarta.
Krakatau's fantastic exotic setting combined with the luxury of pleasant baths, beaches, fresh seafood and excellent organization from our experienced local crew round out the trip. ...more info