If you’re looking for an adventure hit, then exploring Lombok is the perfect way to get your adrenaline pumping. There are a variety of activities for you to make the most of in Lombok. So we have compiled the ultimate guide.
Catch some waves in secluded beaches
Lombok brings surfers from around the world to experience its unbelievable swell, and the best part is that it’s filled with secluded beaches. Starting in Kuta Beach, there are so many coves surrounding. Gerupuk Beach will require a local boat to take you out, and Desert Point will bring you world-class waves, but be warned, it isn’t for the faint-hearted.
Take on Mount Rinjani
If your kind of buzz is hiking an active volcano, then taking on Mount Rinjani is for you. Mount Rinjani stands 3,726 metres above sea level and will take you on a beautiful trek to witness the views of the island from above. On the journey, expect to see waterfalls, hot springs and caves.
Meet the monkeys at Pusuk Monkey Forest
For a unique experience, visit Lombok’s monkey forest and get up close with these cheeky monkeys. The forest sits in the foothills of Mount Rinjani. Visit the monkeys before your trek up the volcano, or take a day trip to explore.
Join in on an extreme sport tour
Lombok has a choice of outdoor excursions that will be sure to get your adrenaline pumping. In the north of Lombok, take on a mountain biking tour for the day, riding through the natural rainforest and finishing your journey at a waterfall. For something a little less extreme, you can also opt for a bicycle tour that will take you through villages, cities and local communities.
Visit the waterfalls
The natural landscape of Lombok is genuinely awe-inspiring. During your stay, visit the stunning waterfalls Tiu Kelep and Sendang Gile, the two most significant waterfalls in Lombok. Both reside in the north of Lombok near Senaru, and it is just a short trek to reach them.
Lombok has some incredible viewpoints from Merese, Pergasingan and Sembalun. From the top of Pergasingan access an astonishing view of Mount Rinjani standing in the background, with below the lines of lush rice fields tracing the ground. The view from Merese Hill is the ideal place for sunset, with the open ocean stretching out to the horizon ahead.
Go island hopping, beyond the Gili Island
Of course, the Gili Islands are well worth a visit, but did you know that Lombok has many other enchanting islands surrounding it? Explore the surrounding remote and quiet islands perfect for snorkelling and unwinding. Try Gili Kedis, Gili Nanggu, Gili Gede, Gili Layar or Gili Rengit.
Plan your itinerary with Lombok’s choice of adventures; explore the water, go island hopping or make tracks on land by bike. This beautiful island presents a wonderful mix of activities to experience for yourself.