Outdoor Activities in Yogyakarta

Outdoor activities in Yogyakarta are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Yogyakarta comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Yogyakarta and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Yogyakarta has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Yogyakarta.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Yogyakarta:

  1. #1 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 3317 itineraries
    Prambanan Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Historical Site

    Address: Jl Raya Jogya - Solo Km 16 Prambanan, Sleman, Yogyakarta 55571, Indonesia

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A 9th century Hindu temple complex in Central Java , the Prambanan temple is a UNESCO world heritage site and is largest Hindu temple sites in Indonesia and is one of the biggest in Southeast Asia. De...Read more

  2. #2 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 2357 itineraries
    Water Castle

    Tags: Heritage Building

    Address: Jl. Taman, Kraton, Yogyakarta 55133, Indonesia

    Timings: 08:00 am - 02:00 pm Details

    Taman Sari also known as Tamansari Water Castle is a site of a former royal garden of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta built by portugese's invisible hand in 18th century. It is located about 2 km south wi...Read more

  3. #3 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 1818 itineraries
    Merapi Volcano

    Tags: Mountain, Hiking Trail, Adventure, Volcano

    Address: Central Java, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Mount Merapi, which is situated within a straight line which also connects the Palace of Yogyakarta and the Indian Ocean, holds an important role in Javanese society. The three places are believed to ...Read more

  4. #4 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 2478 itineraries
    Tugu Monument

    Tags: Landmark, Monument

    Address: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Tugu Jogja is the most popular landmark of Yogyakarta. This monument is located right in the center of the crossroad between the Mangkubumi, Soedirman, and A.M. Sangaji and Diponegoro roads. The&...Read more

  5. #5 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 3215 itineraries
    Jalan Malioboro

    Tags: Street Market, Streets

    Address: Jl. Malioboro, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55271, Indonesia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A great place for shopaholics, Jalan Malioboro or Molioboro Street is well-known as a shopper’s paradise in Yogyakarta. Lying around the north-south axis in line with Yogyakarta Kraton and Mount...Read more

  6. #6 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 1308 itineraries
    Ullen Sentalu Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Jl. Boyong Km 25, Kaliurang Barat, Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    A museum dedicated to Javanese culture and art, the Ullen Sentalu museum displays a collection of relics and artefacts from royal houses and kratons of Java province (Yogyakarta, Pakualam, Surakarta, ...Read more

  7. #7 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 2182 itineraries
    Ratu Boko

    Tags: Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    Address: Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Ratu Boko Palace ruins are the remains of the 8th century golden age of the Javanese kingdoms. Overlooking the magnificent Prambanan temples and the Mount Merapi, Ratu Boko is located at a distanc...Read more

  8. #8 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 2129 itineraries
    Sewu Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Jl. Raya Yogya - Solo, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Located on close proximity of Prambanan temple, this is the second largest Buddhist temple complex in Java. Dating back to 8th century, the temple complex is said to be built at the end of Rakai Panan...Read more

  9. #9 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 1580 itineraries
    Plaosan Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Statue

    Address: Jl. Candi Plaosan, Kec. Prambanan, Kab. Klaten, Jawa Tengah 57454, Indonesia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Located about a kilometre away from the Prambanan temple complex, the Plaosan temple is spread over an area of 2000 square meters at an elevation of 148 metres above sea level. Surrounded by verdant p...Read more

  10. #10 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 1815 itineraries
    Kota Gede

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Kota Gede is a silent witness of the rise of the Islamic Mataram Kingdom that ruled almost the entire Java. The cemetery of Islamic Mataram Kingdom forefathers, the fort's ruins, and the other histori...Read more

  11. #11 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 651 itineraries
    Taman Pintar Science Park

    Tags: Science Museum, Outdoors, Park, Educational Site

    Address: Jl. Panembahan Senopati 1-3, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 55122

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    A tourism project developed specially for the kids, the Taman Pintar Science Park focuses on the spirit of expression, appreciation and creation among kids. The centre strives for the scientific educa...Read more

  12. #12 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 1133 itineraries
    Pasar Beringharjo

    Tags: Market

    Address: Jalan Pabringan, Pasar Beringharjo, Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55122, Indonesia

    Timings: 07:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    An inseparable part of the Kraton, the Beringharjo is the oldest market of Yogyakarta. It has immense historical and philosophical importance. The word Beringharjo literally means banyan tree forest w...Read more

  13. #13 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 111 itineraries
    Gembira Loka Zoo Image
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    Tags: Zoo

    Address: Jalan Kebun Raya No.2, Kotagede, Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55171, Indonesia

    Timings: 07:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    A zoological garden opened in 1956, the Gembira Loka Zoo comprises botanical garden, orchid nursery, artificial lake, children’s park and numerous bridges across the Gajahwong River. The zoo boa...Read more

  14. #14 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 24 itineraries
    Harmony Inn

    Tags: Hotel

    Address: Jalan Parangtritis Gang Sartono Prawirotaman, Mantrijeron, Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta City, Special Region of Yogyakarta 55122, Indonesia

    The Harmony Inn is the right place for a nice relaxing stay if you are looking for a stopover anywhere in Yogyakarta. Conveniently located in the city of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, this lush accommodation...Read more

  15. #15 of 145 Outdoors Activities in Yogyakarta
    - Used in 104 itineraries
    New Selo Image
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    Address: Unnamed Road, Samiran, Selo, Boyolali Regency, Central Java 57363, Indonesia

    New Selo is the starting point for your hike to the summit of Mount Merapi. Starting from this point, the hike up is for about four hours and the views from here are truly stunning. Also, there are va...Read more