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Kei Islands are in Maluku province, Indonesia. Islands in the group include Kei Besar Island, Kei Kecil Island, Kei Tanimbar Island.

Understand[edit]

The Kei Islands, located in South-Eastern Maluku, has a beach on Kei Kecil Island called Pasir Panjang, that is to die for. Note that there are only few accommodations, and they tend to be a little bit more expensive than in other islands. Book in advance if you want accommodation on the beach, specially Coasters and Savana.

Settlements Langgur and Tual are very close, Langgur being on Pulau Kecil, and Tual being on Pulau Dulah, and the two cities are separated by a bridge. Langgur is more residential and quiet, but Pelni pier and office are in Tual.

Get in[edit]

  • 1 Karel Sadsuitubun Airport (LUV IATA). Aviastar - Larat, Saumlaki; Garuda Indonesia - Ambon; Sriwijaya Air - Makassar; Trigana Air Service - Ambon, Dobo, Saumlaki, Wings Air - Ambon Karel Sadsuitubun Airport (Q19745555) on Wikidata Karel Sadsuitubun Airport on Wikipedia

Airport is in the middle of Kei Kecil - meaning its relatively far from any places. Expect to pay 50.000 Rp for an ojek to go to Langgur.

Get around[edit]

There are bemo going on most roads, and most motorbikes would offer ojek.

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Do[edit]

Renting a motorbike to ride around the island can be very nice. Expect to pay 70-100.000 rp/day (jan 2017) without fuel

Eat[edit]

Laze the days away while snorkeling, getting massages on the beach, fishing, going for long walks on the beach, or go for something a little more adventurous. You can explore caves, visit offshore islands, learn Maluku traditional cooking, take painting courses, or visit some cafes that have hammerhead sharks and manta-rays!!

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