This day tour is definitely a non mainstream thing to do. If you love sea and want to engage and see the fisherman doing, this might be a good choice after you finish with other must-visit places in Yogyakarta such as Borobudur, Prambanan, Sultan Palace.
The tour is designed to give you a change to have a look ‘life in the day of a fisherman’. This tour you Take you to get involve with local fishing communities in Yogyakarta who still fish using traditional methods. They are friendly and warm, they offer to take you out on their boats and also shared their catch. Those are fresh lobsters or fishes. Tour starts from fishing area in the south coast of Yogyakarta. After preparing all fishing equipment, then sail a few kilometers. The activities starts with catching fresh fish for bait, once there is enough bait for the line, you will be tasked to prepare the bait onto the hooks of the fishing line and then release them into the water. While waiting for the bait attract the catch, you can enjoy being in the middle of the Indian Ocean. After an hour or so of waiting, you can pull out the line out of the water.
Note: This trip will start at Gesing beach, a safe harbor where you will experience the calm waves, unlike other areas of the southern sea of Java.
05.00: You will be picked up at hotel
06.00: Arrival at Gesing Beach and quick breakfast
06.30: Preparing for fishing equipments
07.00: Sail to sea
11.00: Sail back ashore
12.00: Lunch will be st at a Warung on the beach
13.00: Free program
15.00: Drive to hotel
– Private a/c vehicle
– Boat + fishing line + bait
– Fresh catch (included as part of lunch)
– English speaking guide
– Life vest
– Sea sickness pills (if required)
What to bring:
-Sunscreen, Hat, Glasses, Camera, Dry Bag, swimming suit, spare clothes