Kukup Beach has a small coral island in the east area complete with a gazebo. To reach that small island, you can walk down the stairs and cross the bridge. The panorama makes Kukup Beach called to be Jogja’s Tanah Lot. Exploring Jogja’s Tanah Lot can be one of the things to do in Jogja.
A Small Island in the Sea
The line of Kukup Beach is not fairly long because it is between stones. Though it is not too spacious, Kukup Beach is still amazing to visit and being a place to relieve your tiredness. The tourists visiting Kukup Beach can play sand or relax in the coral cave in the edge of the beach. It is often called to be Jogja’s Tanah Lot. Of course, it has some reasons for calling it. If in Tanah Lot there is a coral island, in Kukup Beach there is a coral island connected to the bridge.
The difference is that the coral island has no a temple but it has a medium gazebo that can be a relaxing place for visitors. To get that island, the tourists must step on the stairs and climb the hill. Then, they must cross a bridge with huge waves under it. From the gazebo, the tourists can see a line of Hindia Ocean with the big waves crashing the coral. Though the waves are big, in some parts have calm sea water. If you come here at the right time, the tourists can see both beautiful sunrise and sunset in that gazebo.
Sea Aquarium in Kukup Beach
In addition, to see a gazebo there, you can see a sea aquarium while visiting Kukup Beach. It can be one of the unforgettable things to do in Jogja. There is a wide variety of sea biota with beautiful colors. In this beach, there are many decorative fish sellers selling colorful fishes with funny shapes. The tourists can see sea biotas such as sea stars, colorful coral reefs, and many more. For the people loving fishing, you can fish in this beach.
Location and Retribution
Kukup Beach is located in Kemadang Village, Tanjungsari District about 1 km from Baron Beach. To reach this beach, the tourists can follow the track to go to Baron Beach. The retribution of this beach is cheap only Rp. 10.000 per person. The retribution is a continuing ticket that can be used for visiting several other beaches. Some fun things to do in Jogja can be enjoyed in Kukup Beach.