Eruptions that occur since 19 March 2019 only spout volcanic ash and sand. It all started with 5 eruptions on 19 March between 06:00 in the morning and 12:00 noon. The eruptions consisted in gray and black smoke with medium to thick clouds that reached heights between 900 and 1,500 m from the crater peak.
The status of mount Bromo is set at level II as the volcano still erupts almost every day. The surrounding community and visitors are advised not to get within the Bromo 1km safety radius. Tourists visiting the area are encouraged to use masks and glasses.
Tourism runs normal despite Bromo 1km safety radius
Mount Bromo tourism activities run as normal. The distribution of volcanic ash has also not disrupted any flights to nearby airports such as in Malang and Surabaya city.
The 2019 eruptions are giving the Bromo something fierce. These different sceneries from a regular day make a visit more than worth it. Bromo's last eruption was in 2015.
Bromo's caldera is still open to visitors, including the savanna and the Teletubies hills, the whispering Sea of Sand (also called Sand Sea), and Penanjakan.
Bromo 1km safety radius stays in force till further notice.
Bromo is one of Indonesia's 16 volcanoes with Level II status. Indonesia counts 127 active volcanoes.
Visit mount Bromo
Interested in visiting mount Bromo? You can either start your travels in Surabaya or Malang. Both cities are fairly easy to reach. Or book directly a tour in combination with at least one night stay in Shelter Hostel Malang. Price starts at IDR 700,000 including a night stay. Contact us for more details.