Batu Karas as one of the worldwide surf spots in West Java is visited by many international surfers, and even world-class professional surfers often come to try the waves in Batu Karas, especially for Long Boarder. There are several surfing spots in Batu Karas and its surroundings with the character of the waves from melow to hollow
It is one of the best point break surf spots in Indonesia for a long boarder so that it is known as “long boarder heaven“, sandy beach conditions and soft waves character, this spot is perfect for new surfers and for beginner surfers, for new ones started learning to surf here provided a rental board and instructor.
It is called the “reef” spot because the character of the breaking of the waves is a reef break point. The resulting waves are more powerful, so it is not recommended for beginners and new learners. The appropriate time to play surfing on this spot is when the tide conditions are high and in November to April. The location of this Spot is in front of Bale Karang Beach Cottages.
Surf spots that have higher and bigger waves compared to the two spots above because they are located on the south coast directly facing the Indonesia Ocean. Only for advanced surfers and should be accompanied by experienced local surfers from Batu Karas. Can be reached by land or sea route by rental boat, travel time is approximately 45 minutes.
Secret spot in Batukaras, with character of hollow waves, from November to April is the right time to surf in this place with an indication of the direction coming pure swell from the south and swell height reaching 7 feet, only professional surfers are recommended to play in this place . To reach this location it takes approximately 5 minutes by sea by boat rental, information and assistance to local surfers is very necessary to go to this place.
Around Batu Karas there are some segments of the river that you can go to do body rafting and river tubing. Explore to enjoy the beauty of the river.