Surabaya Outdoor activities

Our most recommended Surabaya Outdoor activities

From Malang or Surabaya: Private Tumpak Sewu Waterfall Tour

1. From Malang or Surabaya: Private Tumpak Sewu Waterfall Tour

Begin with a pick-up from your hotel in Malang or Surabaya City and travel to Lumajang Regency where the Tumpak Sewu Waterfall is located. Make a stop on the first viewpoint and witness a curtain of dewy white waters cascading down the rock face. Continue your adventure to the lower valley viewpoint of Tumpak Sewu waterfall. Hike down through path that intricately decorated with peppering’s of lush green moss. Enjoy amazing views from the bottom of the towering cliffs stand at impressive heights and just water coming out of everywhere. After Tumpak Sewu, be sure to visit another collection of smaller streams that fall off a cavernous section of rocks called Tetes Cave. Spend some time and enjoy a refreshing dip under this Tetes Waterfall. Then trek back to the starting point and return to your hotel in Malang or Surabaya City.

From Surabaya: Mt. Bromo Sunrise Private Trip

2. From Surabaya: Mt. Bromo Sunrise Private Trip

Following pick up from your hotel/accommodation in Surabaya at 00.15 AM, travel to Mt Bromo for about 3 hours. Upon your arrival at Cemoro Lawang - the meeting point for the sunrise attraction - climb aboard a 4WD vehicle to start the adventure. Drive along a bumpy road to the sunrise viewpoint called Penanjakan. Walk for about 10 minutes from the parking area to the sunrise viewpoint and witness the magical Bromo sunrise view. After the sunrise is over, return to the parking area and travel to the sea of sand. Hike for 30 minutes to the peak of Mt Bromo. Take in the views of the crater, a temple, caldera and surrounding mountains including Mount Semeru, the highest peak in Java. After you have finished exploring Mt Bromo, enjoy a breakfast at a local restaurant. Choose the optional drie to Madakaripura waterfall, before journeying back to Surabaya city.

From Surabaya: Mt. Bromo, Ijen, and Tumpak Sewu 3-Day Tour

3. From Surabaya: Mt. Bromo, Ijen, and Tumpak Sewu 3-Day Tour

Discover highlights like the Tumpak Sewu Waterfall, Mount Bromo, and the Ijen Crater on this 3-day trip from Surabaya. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Bromo and Bondowoso. Choose from tour options with drop-off at your accommodation in Banyuwangi, Bali, or Surabaya.  Day 1:  After early morning pickup in Surabaya, travel in a climate-controlled car to Tumpak Sewu Waterfall. Explore this tiered waterfall surrounded by lush jungle and go around the corner to visit the Tetes Cave.  Take in beautiful landscapes on the drive to your accommodation in Mount Bromo. Settle in to your accommodation in the late afternoon and have some free time to rest or explore the local area.  Day 2:  Rise early to get ready for a truly unforgettable experience: watching the magical sunrise over Mount Bromo, the most popular volcano in Indonesia. Take the time to see the highlights of Mount Bromo before heading back to the hotel for breakfast.  Kick back and take in the scenery on your way to check-in to your accommodation in Bondowoso. Enjoy free time to rest and relax before your the last day of your trip.  Day 3:  Start your tour to the Ijen Crater in the middle of the night. Hike up to the top of the Ijen Crater to witness the blue flames rise up from inside the crater. After exploring the crater, you can opt to be dropped off in Banyuwangi, Bali, or Surabaya. 

Surabaya Port: City Highlight Private Guided Shore Excursion

4. Surabaya Port: City Highlight Private Guided Shore Excursion

There’s much to see in Surabaya and the surrounding area. Book this private customized shore excursion and experience all the city has to offer including its local markets, Sampoerna Tobacco Museum, the historical Heroes Monument, and the most important sights around Surabaya. You will begin your Surabaya shore excursion as you exit from your cruise ship. At the ship's Pier, you will be greeted by your friendly and professional driver/guide. They will be holding a sign with your name on it for ease of contact. Once you hop in your comfortable, air-conditioned minivan you will set off on your adventure. Benefit from an itinerary that can be altered and adjusted according to your interests and go to wherever you’d like on this shore excursion. If you love having the freedom to choose and have fun at your own pace, then this is the best way to discover Surabaya and the surrounding area. Ensuring a relaxing end to an exciting day.

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What people are saying about Surabaya

TOP Experience: Excellent tour from Surabaya to Bromo Volcano

This is a highly professionally organised guided tour from Surabaya to see the sunrise at Bromo Volcano. There is a tight schedule, which was met on time and highly organised. From getting picked-up at the lobby of our hotel at 11.30 pm sharp to changing the transportation vehicle to a Toyota 4WD at Cemoro Lawang at 3.30 am to getting to the peak point on top of the Bromo Volcano at 4.00 am to see the sunrise at 5.30 am, to taking us to the Sea of Sands at 6.00 am and back to Cemoro Lawang to have breakfast at 8.00 am and return then to Surabaya well ahead of time. Our guide, named Tono, was highly knowledgable about the entire area, and also gave us some background info on Surabaya itself on the return in bright daylight, where we were shown some of the local attractions, e.g. the Monument of the Battle between Sura the shark and Baya the crocodile. This was a TOP experience, which was well organised and absolutely safe. Many thanks to Tono, Heru and the Team!

It was a successful trip with Agung Putraveling. The pick up time was advised a day before and the driver was on time to the minute in front of the hotel. The waterfall is definitely recommended, simply beautiful. We had great fun all day. You should wear waterproof shoes, as you sometimes walk through the middle. In the evening we were dropped off back at the hotel.

The experience was amazing! Worth the early start. Colder than we thought before sunrise, around 8 deg C so bring hat and layers. Our driver Bagus was great, good local knowledge, told us the best spot to stand for sunrise, comfortable journey and he made it such an amazing day out. Also to mention he takes amazing photos!

It was a once in a lifetime experience watching natural beauty and nature in harmony amidst luscious surroundings. Our guide was very attentive and flexible. He was also a great photographer. Would highly recommend.

Great trip, the various drivers and guides that I could have been super friendly, we laughed a lot. The scenery and the view are just magnificent, it's something to do once in your life.