Jontlak Rafting was established by a young and energetic outdoor lovers of Batu Mekar since 2016 after they have received a well training session on rafting rescue aspect and guidance by team of Rafter from West Java Indonesia.
Being living by the Jangkuk river side since their childhood; they play ground and bathing area along the river makes this group is very familiar with the river life and well understanding the surrounding area . Our Jontlak Rafting Camp is located at the river side at Dusun Karang Temu of Desa Batu Mekar Lingsar of West Lombok Regency.
This 1,5 – 2 Hours rafting trip trough crystal clear water , springs dripping and flowing among the andesite rocks, a rich vegetation of palm and coconut trees , bread fruit, bamboo and green lush rice field with two river rapids will pumped your adrenaline ; from the so called “Hell Rapid” that has approximately 2 meters’ heights to the “Angels Rapid” where local girls usually bathing at the dawn and dusk.
The rafting route is approximately more than 7 kilometers length with about 2 hours journey until the team reach the finish line in Jontlak Rafting camp owned by a group of creative youths of the village.
The rafting trip will be started from the “Welcome Rapids”. For about 300 meters from there, a thrilling river adventure has just begun. The strong current with beautiful-shaped rocks that is said remaining from the Mount Rinjani’s eruption many years ago. After going through the river for about 1 kilometer, there will be the “Hell Rapid” awaits. From here, raft shall stop for a while for mental preparation to get through this rapid.
The Rainbow Rapid then passed easily and the team entered jump cliff in Lombok Canyon after paddling for about two kilometers.
When approaching the 6th kilometers of the rafting route, the guide stood up and hit the water with their oar multiple times. Hitting the water like that, it’s a sign that we were about to enter the Angles rapid and a signal to all the girls who are bathing so that they will not feel embarrassed when we get through.
The finish line and the base camp is already visible. All team got off and headed to the rinse rooms, before get back to the Berugak (gazebo) to enjoy the authentic dishes of Sasak Lombok.
Plecing Kangkung ( hot spices water spinach ), crackers, and other dishes is served after two hours tiring but yet exciting rafting trip.
Come and experienced this river adventure and wash you soul.