Must Visit: Batu Kapal in Yogyakarta

Batu Kapal Tourism is also one of the places used in the KKN Desa Penari and also Sang Maestro Ki Hajar Dewantara.
31 Aug 2022 ·By Ayurizka Purwadhania
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Batu Kapal / @geoktav_
Batu Kapal / @geoktav_

It is common knowledge that Yogyakarta is one of the cities with various natural tourist destinations that are still beautiful and have stunning views. Batu Kapal Tourism is a must-visit tourist spot when you are here. This place is a river with clear blue water and is surrounded by hundreds of years old rocks.

Batu Kapal Tourism Park is perfect for those who like tubing or swimming because the river is clear and has a calm current. This place can also be an alternative tour for those who only have a short time because it is still in the Bantul area.

Batu Kapal Tourism is also one of the places used in the film KKN Desa Penarii and also Maestro Ki Hajar Dewantara. Interested in visiting Batu Kapal? Here's the review for you!


The route you can choose to arrive at the Batu Kapal tour is through the Yogyakarta-Solo highway, then turn towards Wonosari street. Next, you can turn north towards Klenggotan street and finally arrive at the Batu Kapal tour. The time needed to arrive at the Batu Kapal tour is 45 minutes from the center of Yogyakarta City.


Here are some of the facilities that you can find at the Batu Kapal tourist attraction:

  • Toilet
  • Parking area
  • Photo Spot
  • Food stalls
  • Mosque
  • River Tubing


Batu Kapal / @diyann__
Batu Kapal / @diyann__

The main attraction of Batu Kapal tourism is the scenery which is still very natural, and its authenticity is maintained. Even the color of the water in this river is still bright blue and very clean. Here you can find various photo spots with a stunning river background.

Then, why is this place called “Batu Kapal” (stone ship)? This is due to the presence of 2 stones that have strokes like a real ship. Then the local people named this place Batu Kapal tourism.

You can do various activities at Batu Kapal attractions, such as outbound and river tubing. This tourist spot is suitable for visiting with friends and family to unwind from daily activities.

Entrance Ticket and Opening Hours

The following is the entrance ticket price to the newest Batu Kapal tourist attraction:

  • Entrance Ticket: IDR 10,000
  • Motorcycle Parking: IDR 2,000
  • Car Parking: IDR 5,000

All visitors are expected not to litter or throw garbage in the river because it will cause pollution. Batu Kapal Tourism is open daily from 07.30-17.30.

Hopefully, this information about the Batu Kapal tourist attraction can inspire you to choose your next vacation destination!

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