Ijen crater lake opened to visitors on April 6 th. Yesterday. Sulphur miners are at work as well.

Ijen crater lake re-opened on 6 April 2018


Important notes re-opening Ijen crater lake - April 2018

1. the gate opens at 04:00 and closes at 12:00 noon
2. one is not allowed to descend into the crater to see the blue fire. Sulphur miners are at work though in the crater
3. as the lake and its gas production are closely observed, the opening to visitors is evaluated regularly. Therefor, the lake can be closed again any time