The granddaddy of all volcanoes (the effects of its 19th-century eruption were felt in most parts of the world, and heard as far as 2,500 mi/4,000 km away), Krakatoa sits off the island of Rabata, just west of Java. Tours of varying length can be arranged from Jakarta, or have your travel agent book them prior to departure. You can opt for a single-day visit if you're okay with a very early start, or arrange for an overnight stay at a camp in Rabata.
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