Kakaban island is part of the Derawan island, situated on the east side of Borneo. It’s a 774 hectares limestone island covered with dense jungle. It’s a protected and inhabited island (so no accomodation) that you can access to by paying an entrance fee of Rp 20,000.
We shared a few pictures of our time at the jellyfish lake earlier this week. Kakaban, in Indonesia, is the only place in the world where you can safely swim with 4 species of stingless jellyfish.
We thought we’d share some basic information and pictures of the jellyfish species so you can try and spot them if you go.
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The Derawan Islands are a paradise for underwater lovers. They are located in Kalimantan East, the Indonesian side of Borneo, and are a great alternative to Sipadan.
The archipelago consists of 31 islands, the most important being: Derawan, Kakaban, Maratua and Sangalaki.