The Top 10 Stunning Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi

10 top-rated tourist attractions in Banyuwangi

The geographical location of Banyuwangi is at the very end of East Java province and directly adjacent to the island of the Gods, Bali. Therefore, this city has many beaches that can be visited. 

For the number of people who visit the beach and the sun-drenched city of Banyuwangi, it has earned the nickname ‘Sunset of Java’

Many new tours can be visited if you walk around Banyuwangi. If you feel you have enough time to travel to Banyuwangi beaches, you can also visit other new Banyuwangi tourist attractions.

What are the latest and most popular Banyuwangi tours that can be an alternative travel visit in Banyuwangi Beaches? Here’s a list of tours you should know!

The Top 10 Stunning Tourist Attractions In Banyuwangi

1.Kalilo Selfie Bridge

  • Address: Singonegaran Village, Banyuwangi District, Banyuwangi
  • MapClick here
  • Opening hours: 24 hours non stop 
  • Entrance ticket price: Rp 10000 (0.69$) excluding parking fee.

Kalilo selfie bridge was originally a public bridge used by local people to cross the river. Over time, people have decorated their bridges and houses with different colors, making this bridge a bridge of color and an object of cool selfies.

The concept is made similar to the color village in Malang. Many young people come here to play or take selfies, and the results are uploaded on their social media.

Those of you who are interested in vacationing to Kalilo Selfie Bridge and come from outside the city do not have to worry about not finding lodging. You can stay at several guesthouses around with nightly rates starting from 75 thousand rupiahs (51.88$) only.

2.Glenmore Dwarf House

  • Address: Karangharjo, Glenmore District, Banyuwangi Regency, East Java
  • MapClick here
  • Opening hours: 13.00 – 20.00 WIB
  • Admission price: Free, only need to pay parking fee.

Glenmore dwarf house is a café that became a contemporary hangout spot in Banyuwangi and opened for the first time in 2016.

The dwarf house in Glenmore café was originally established not as the main spot of this place but as a playground for children’s café visitors. 

But this café does not have a café but is rather known as a playground with a dwarf house.

At the front, café-style seating lined can be a place to relax visitors. Visitors can also order a variety of food and beverages at affordable prices.

While at the back of the café, the dwarf house can be the object of the photo. Tourists can certainly take selfies with the background of a small house conceptualized with such an attractive layout.

3.Bajulmati Reservoir

  • Address: Baluran Forest Area, Banyuputih sub-district, Situbondo Regency, East Java
  • Map: Click here
  • Opening hours: 06.00 – 18.00 WIB
  • Admission price: Free, only need to pay vehicle parking fee.

Want to see the natural beauty of Raja Ampat but don’t have enough time and funds to go there?

Take it easy; Banyuwangi has the solution. A tourist spot called Bajulmati Reservoir can be a place where you enjoy natural scenery that is a little similar to what Raja Ampat has to offer.

Bajulmati Reservoir on the border between Banyuwangi and Situbondo has 98.43 square km and can hold water up to 10 million cubic meters. Bajulmati Reservoir is a rainwater reservoir built in 2006 and completed in 2015.

From here, the expanse of Mount Ijen and Baluran can also be seen. Clusters of hills in the middle of the lake also become a beautiful natural landscape in this Banyuwangi tour. There is a bridge that can also be your location hunting photos – cool photos while on vacation in Banyuwangi.

To get to Banyuwangi tourism, this route that you need to go through is quite easy because the tourist location is on the side of the highway. 

You will pass through beautiful green open spaces with smooth road conditions and traversed by various vehicles, either motorcycles or cars. The journey you have to take to get to the Banyuwangi tour is approximately 1-hour drive from Banyuwangi city.

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4.Benculuk Post Forest

  • Address: Purwosari, Benculuk, Cluring, Banyuwangi Regency, East Java
  • Map: Click here
  • Opening hours: 07.30 – 18.00 WIB
  • Admission price: No entrance fee, only pay a parking fee of Rp 5000 (0.35$) for motorcycles and Rp 10000 (0.69$) for cars or buses.

If you have seen the movie ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ Banyuwangi has the atmosphere of a place similar to the forest featured in the movie. The forest is full of old trembesi trees lined up and has branched twigs.

The atmosphere will make you feel like you are in another world. If you first come here, guaranteed you would be amazed by the natural beauty in the Forest Of Benculuk Office because such an atmosphere can not be felt in other forests in East Java. 

The atmosphere and uniqueness are what make many young couples mudi held prewedding in this forest.

For those of you who travel in the Forest Of Benculuk Office, in addition to being able to walk and take pictures, there are certainly many other tourist activities that you can enjoy. 

You can fish, enjoy the nature of Banyuwangi from a height through flying fox, traveling with ATV or dokar, even get the adrenaline pumping with white water rafting. However, to enjoy the activity is not free, but there is an additional fee starting from 15 thousand rupiahs for one playground.

Before it was famous as it is now, The Benculuk Java Forest was once an abandoned area with old buildings used by the local community as a water catchment area. 

But the Benculuk Java Forest is also now a natural tourist spot in Banyuwangi and is still being used by the community as a water catchment area.

In Banyuwangi, other forest areas are no less famous than the Benculuk Java Forest when talking about forests.

The forest is an old forest that is famous for having a mystical impression on it. 

The forest in question is a forest located in the Alas Purwo National Park area. What is the sensation of vacationing in Alas Purwo National Park? 

5.Lori Kalibaru Tour

  • Address: Jl. Raya Kalibaru, Krajan hamlet, Banyuanyar, Kalibaru sub-district, Banyuwangi regency, East Java
  • Map: Click here
  • Opening hours: Only open on Saturdays and Sundays at 07.00 – 16.00 WIB only
  • The price of admission: Free, only need to pay the cost of boarding a lorry 100 thousand rupiah per person (6.93$) or 1.2 million (83.12$) for 12 people.

If you want to take a mini-train ride, you can visit the Lori Kalibaru tour. You will be taken around from Kalibaru station to Mrawan station (round trip) with a distance of 18 km.

This lorry is simply designed with windows made open to allow tourists to feel the cool air and witness the beautiful scenery inside the lorry. 

During the trip, the charm of the scenery of Mount Raung, Mount Gumitir, and the beautiful coffee plantations will be seen in turn.

6.Mangrove Bedul Ecotourism

  • Address: Dusun Bloksolo, RT 01, RW 02, Sumberasri Village, Purwoharjo District, Gebang Kandel, Sumberasri, Purwoharjo, Banyuwangi Regency, East Java
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 08.00 – 17.00 WIB 
  • Entrance ticket price : Rp 5000 (0.35$) per person

Mangrove Bedul Ecotourism is a mangrove tour in Banyuwangi that allows visitors to enjoy the atmosphere of natural beach tourism and, at the same time, beautiful mangrove forest vegetation in one place.

There are 27 types of mangrove plants that tourists will find. Here tourists can take pictures and walk around the bridge provided. In addition, some boats can be rented to get around the area. 

If you feel hungry, there are food stalls that serve the main menu of processed Bedul fish with its special seasoning.

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7.Ijen Crater

  • Address: Mount Ijen, Banyuwangi, East Java
  • MapClick here
  • Opening hours: 24 hours non stop 
  • Entrance ticket price: Domestic tourists Rp 5000 (0.35$) on weekdays and Rp 10000 (0.69$) on holidays. Foreign tourists Rp 100000 (6.93$) on weekdays and Rp 150000 (10.39$) on holidays.

A location famous for its charming blue fire charm, the Banyuwangi Ijen Crater tour is one of the most popular Banyuwangi attractions that never deserts its visitors. 

Even though the road to Ijen Crater is extremely difficult, tourists are willing to endure fatigue to enjoy the crater’s beauty and conquer the summit, which is 2,443 meters above sea level.

For those of you who climb Ijen Crater with the main purpose of watching the blue fire, make sure you start the climb at night so that you can get right above the peak at 02.00 WIB. 

Blue fire does not appear all the time. It usually appears between 02.00 AM and 04.30 AM.

Regarding the route to get to Ijen Crater, the trip can be made from Banyuwangi City or Bondowoso City to Paltuding in Licin Village. It takes about 2 to 3 hours to travel there. 

8.Boom Beach

  • Address: Kampungmandar Village, Banyuwangi District, Banyuwangi Regency, East Java
  • MapClick here
  • Opening hours: 05.00 – 21.00 WIB
  • Entrance ticket price: Rp 5.000 (0.35$)

Unlike most other beach tourism, Boom beach is a Banyuwangi tour with black sand with a gradation of sparkling ash. This beach is a calm beach in Banyuwangi that you can visit to enjoy the breeze or dive and snorkel in.

Besides its glorious beach, another uniqueness of Boom beach that has made it a hit in recent years is the presence of a spiral-shaped cross bridge that is as beautiful as it is instagramable. 

This spot is the most interesting spot that is often a place for tourists to hunt for photos. The charm is more beautiful when dusk comes with floodlights that make the spiral bridge look even grander.

There is also a docking area with cruise ships that can be the background of your photos. If you have the time on the Banyuwangi tour, you can also ride a bike around Boom beach. 

The cost of renting a bicycle in Boom Beach is quite cheap, with only 20 thousand rupiahs (1.38$) per hour.

9.Cacalan Beach

  • Address: Sukowidi Neighborhood, Klatak, Kalipuro district, Banyuwangi Regency, East Java
  • Map: Click here
  • Opening hours: 06.00 – 22.00 WIB
  • Entrance fee: Rp 5000 (0.35$) excluding parking fee.

No less interesting than Boom Beach, Cacalan Beach is also one of Banyuwangi tourism that should be your tourist destination. Unfortunately, this is not as popular as Boom beach. However, there is a tourist charm here that is hard to resist.

When you visit Cacalan Beach, you get a taste of beach tourism and lake tourism at the same time. This is a place with beaches as well as lakes quite wide.

Cacalan Beach is a black sand beach with fairly calm waves. So you can relax, walk by the beach and enjoy the beautiful sunrise. Then there is a rowboat rental and raft in the lake that will take you to the middle of the lake; you can also take pictures there.

If you are interested in enjoying the sunrise at Cacalan Beach, a camping area is rented at a price per night starting from 150 thousand rupiahs (10.38$). You can ask the office directly if you want.

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10.Wasps Island

  • Address: Tabuhan Island, Puffy, Wongsorejo District, Banyuwangi Regency, East Java
  • Map: Click here
  • Opening hours: 24 hours non stop
  • Admission price: Free, only charged a boat ride fee of Rp 500,000 (34.64$) for a capacity of 10 people.

Tabuhan Island is a small island located next to Menjangan Island. It’s just that the territorial area of the two is different because Tabuhan Island is still in the Banyuwangi area, while Menjangan Island has entered the Bali area.

To go to Tabuhan Island, the trip can be made through the Bangsring Underwater area by boat. In Tabuhan Island, you will feel the unspoiled atmosphere of nature. 

White beach sand with calm waves is suitable as a spot for diving or snorkeling. If you intend to dive or snorkel in Tabuhan Island, you can rent equipment at Bangsring Underwater.

Some food stalls are also available in Tabuhan Island so that those of you who intend camping does not need to be confused looking for breakfast or lunch. 

Already have an idea of going to any tourist attractions while in Banyuwangi? Make sure not to waste your time while there because almost every corner of Banyuwangi offers a charm of beauty that will be hard to forget. Happy holiday buddy traveler!

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