Indonesia

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Indonesia
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Capital Jakarta
Language Indonesian
Currency Rupiah (IDR)
Time zone various (UTC+7 to +9) , DST: various (UTC+7 to +9)
Calling code +62

Indonesia consists of 17,508 islands, about 6,000 of which are inhabited. These are scattered over both sides of the equator. The five largest islands are Java, Sumatra, Kalimantan (the Indonesian part of Borneo), New Guinea (shared with Papua New Guinea), and Sulawesi. Indonesia shares land borders with Malaysia on the islands of Borneo and Sebatik, Papua New Guinea on the island of New Guinea, and East Timor on the island of Timor. Indonesia also shares borders with Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines to the north and Australia to the south across narrow straits of water. The capital, Jakarta, is on Java and is the nation's largest city, followed by Surabaya, Bandung, Medan, and Semarang.

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Weather

Hot and humid climate. The period from July to September is the dry season and from December to January is the rainy period. Temperatures range from 75-90°F (24-33°C). The islands fall within the influence of the SE monsoon from April to October and the NW monsoon from November to March. Land and sea breezes predominate nearby the islands. The islands are not affected by tropical cyclones.

Weather links

  • The High Seas (METAREA) forecast for Indonesian waters - Equator to 12d South between 90d to 140d East, and southwards to Australian coast between 125d and 140d East - is published by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. It is broadcast on HF/SSB frequencies by Australian Weather West (VMW) on a regular automated schedule. See their relevant website page for schedule and frequencies.

Passages

Islands

See Regions below.

Communication

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Also see World Cruiser's Nets

Navigation

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Entrance

Arrival

(From Bali Marina)

Upon arrival, the Indonesian Government requires all yachts to have, in their possession, the following documents:

  • A Passport valid at least more than six months from the date you will enter Indonesia. (check your expiration date)
  • A “CAIT” (or Cruising Permit). PLAN AHEAD! The process takes 7 weeks. The CAIT is issued for 90 days. If you wish to stay longer in Indonesia --- NO PROBLEM. They can process another CAIT.
  • Your last port clearance and boat registry.
  • Tourist visas will be issued at selected gateways:
    Airports: Medan, Pekanbaru, Padang, JKT, Surabaya, Bali & Manado.

Customs and Immigration

A TOURIST VISA ON ARRIVAL (Visa Kunjungan Saat Kedatangan) will be issued on arrival for 30 days for US$ 25.00 for selected countries:- Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Dutch, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Maladies, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Rep.People of China, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, UAE, UK, USA. Countries not on this list must apply for a visa at the nearest offshore Indonesian Embassy/Consulate.

A FREE TOURIST VISA ON ARRIVAL for these countries:- Brunei Darussalam, Chili, Hong Kong (SAR), Macao (SAR), Malaysia, Morocco, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Tourist visas will be issued at selected gateways: Airports: Medan, Pekanbaru, Padang, JKT, Surabaya, Bali & Manado. Seaports: Batam, Tanjung Uban (Bintan), Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Balai Karimun, Belawan (Medan), Sibolga (Sumatra), Dumai, Teluk Bayur (Padang), Tanjung Priok (Jakarta), Tanjung Mas (Semarang) Padang Bai & Benoa (Bali), Tenau (Kupang), Maumere, Pare-pare, Bitung (Menado),and Jayapura (Papua).

  • It is recommended that all yachts apply for A SOCIAL BUDAYA VISA. With a sponsor letter and CAIT in hand, you will receive a visa good for 60 days at the nearest Indonesian Consulate (in Darwin, the Consulate fee is A$60.00). You can extend this visa before the 60-days visa expire, every 30-days up to 4 times. We (an agent/Bali Marina) charge Rp.500.000,- or US Dollar equivalent per person for a sponsor letter.
  • A Crew List, which matches the names and passport numbers on your CAIT, will be issued on arrival. We strongly suggest that all crew and/or visitors to sail with the boat in Indonesia are listed on the CAIT before hand.

Note: Bali Marina can handle the full CAIT process on your behalf. See Details

See this information provided by the Jakarta Offshore Sailing Club.

Fees and Charges

Restrictions

Health and Security

Health

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Security

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Regions

Sumatra Java Lesser Sunda Islands Kalimantan
Aceh Aceh/wiki/Aceh Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Bangka-Belitung Islands Bangka-Belitung Islands/wiki/Bangka-Belitung_Islands Island icon – island |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Belawan Belawan /wiki/Belawan Port of entry icon – port of entry |Needs data icon – needs data |
Bengkulu Bengkulu /wiki/Bengkulu Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Jambi Jambi/wiki/Jambi Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Lampung Lampung /wiki/Lampung Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Medan Medan /wiki/Medan Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
North Sumatra North Sumatra/wiki/North_Sumatra Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
South Sumatra South Sumatra/wiki/South_Sumatra Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
West Sumatra West Sumatra/wiki/West_Sumatra Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Banten Banten /wiki/Banten Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Central Java Central Java /wiki/Central_Java Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
East Java East Java /wiki/East_Java Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Jakarta Jakarta /wiki/Jakarta Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Semarang Semarang /wiki/Semarang Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Surabaya Surabaya /wiki/Surabaya Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Sunda Kelapa Sunda Kelapa /wiki/Sunda_Kelapa Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Tanjung Emas Tanjung Emas /wiki/Tanjung_Emas Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Tanjung Priok Tanjung Priok /wiki/Tanjung_Priok Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
West Java West Java /wiki/West_Java Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Yogyakarta Special Region Yogyakarta Special Region /wiki/Yogyakarta_Special_Region Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Bali Bali /wiki/Bali Island icon – island |Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Marina icon – marina |
Flores Flores /wiki/Flores Island icon – island |Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data |
West Nusa TenggaraWest Nusa Tenggara/wiki/West_Nusa Needs data icon – needs data |
East Nusa TenggaraEast Nusa Tenggara/wiki/East_Nusa Island icon – island |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Central Kalimantan Central Kalimantan /wiki/Central_Kalimantan Port of entry icon – port of entry |Needs data icon – needs data |
East Kalimantan East Kalimantan /wiki/East_Kalimantan Port of entry icon – port of entry |Needs data icon – needs data |
Kumai Kumai /wiki/Kumai Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
South Kalimantan South Kalimantan /wiki/South_Kalimantan Port of entry icon – port of entry |Needs data icon – needs data |
West Kalimantan West Kalimantan /wiki/West_Kalimantan Port of entry icon – port of entry |Needs data icon – needs data |
Sulawesi Maluku Islands West New Guinea Riau Archipelago
Bitung Bitung /wiki/Bitung Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Central Sulawesi Central Sulawesi /wiki/Central_Sulawesi Needs data icon – needs data |
Gorontalo Gorontalo /wiki/Gorontalo Needs data icon – needs data |
Manado Manado/wiki/Manado Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
North Sulawesi North Sulawesi /wiki/North_Sulawesi Needs data icon – needs data |
South Sulawesi South Sulawesi /wiki/South_Sulawesi Needs data icon – needs data |
Southeast Sulawesi Southeast Sulawesi /wiki/Southeast_Sulawesi Needs data icon – needs data |
West Sulawesi West Sulawesi /wiki/West_Sulawesi Needs data icon – needs data |
Ambon IslandAmbon Island/wiki/Ambon Island icon – island |Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Maluku Maluku /wiki/Maluku Needs data icon – needs data |
North Maluku North Maluku /wiki/North_Maluku Island icon – island |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Papua Papua /wiki/Papua Island icon – island |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
West Papua West Papua /wiki/West_Papua Island icon – island |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Batam Island Batam Island/wiki/Batam_Island Island icon – island |Needs data icon – needs data |
Batam Batam /wiki/Batam Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Galang Island Galang Island /wiki/Galang_Island Island icon – island |Needs data icon – needs data |
Riau Islands Riau Islands/wiki/Riau_Islands Island icon – island |Harbour icon – harbour |Needs data icon – needs data |
Key to symbols: |Island icon – island |Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage |Needs data icon – needs data ||

Berthing

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Transportation

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References & Publications

Books, Guides, etc. Use the Reference template or not at your discretion. For example:

Rod Heikel, Greek Waters Pilot, Imray Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire, ISBN 9780852889718, expands to
Rod Heikell, Greek Waters Pilot Imray, Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire, ISBN 9780852889718
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  • Author, Title, Publisher, ISBN ISBN number

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See [[Country or Region#References_&_Publications|Coutry or Region]].

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