The Best Outdoor Activities in Indonesia

Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.

Hiking the Ijen Crater

Indonesia / Paltuding Trailhead

The initial hike up from the start point to the rim of the crater takes 60 to 90 minutes at moderate pace to cover the 3km distance reaching an elevation of around 2,300m.

Sputnik Sputnik
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Hike Mount Bromo

Indonesia / Mount Bromo

Many hikes are available in the area, and most if not all of them can be completed without a tour guide (regardless of what the tour operators will tell you).

Lewis Burnett
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Sunrise Hike up Mount Batur

Indonesia / Mount Batur

When most people think of Bali, they think about its countless resorts, relaxing spas, or epic waves.

Hike to Sekumpul Waterfalls

Indonesia / Sekumpul Waterfall Parking

Hidden in the dense jungles of Northern Bali lies Sekumpul Waterfalls, a collection of picturesque waterfalls away from the crowds.

Jake Birch
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Climb Gunung Agung

Indonesia / Gunung Agung

At a height of 3,142m above sea level, Gunung Agung is the highest volcano on the island and the 14th highest in Indonesia.

Ryan Mazure
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Kayak Labuan Bajo, Flores

Indonesia / Pantai Pede, Labuan Bajo

Starting at Labuan Bajo's only public beach, Pantai Pede, it is best to leave around 7am when the current is calm and the tide is in.

Amber Clifton
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Relax at Nyang Nyang Beach

Indonesia / Nyang Nyang Beach

Nyang Nyang Beach is one of those secret-feeling beaches that we all want to find. Once you get to the parking area you walk down a steep dirt road for about a half mile.

Sarah Horn
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Climb Gunung Api in the Banda Islands

Indonesia / Gunung Api

Gunung Api (translation fire mountain) is a 666m high active volcano in Indonesia's Banda Islands.

Erik Nilsson
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