Sri Gethuk Waterfall: An Exotic Waterfall


sri gethuk waterfall

When you arrive at Sri Gethuk waterfall, you can see the most fantastic view like the formation of ravines and steep cliffs that are so incredible especially the river flowing from the waterfall. The nature similar to Grand Canyon, USA. The waterfall is a never stop flowing through all the seasons.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Gunungkidul District was once famous and synonymous with drought, barren forests, barren and rocky soils. But this time the impression was no longer valid because it is now widely planted with green trees such as teak, mahogany, coconut, rambutan, sengon, and others. In addition it turns out in the region also save another beauty that is the stream flow through the cliff is very high. Oya River, a river that never dry and flowing throughout the seasons. And came a Waterfall that split into three parts that glide very swiftly. The waterfall is known as Sri Gethuk Waterfall located between Oyo  river surrounded by green rice fields. This waterfall is very unique as it has branches on a cliff and appear through cars dry carst. This waterfall height is 80 meters and located at Oyo river. There are 3 spring spurt near the waterfall, Dung Poh, Ngandong and Ngumbul waterfall.

Locals belief in the past, that gamelan sound ( traditional music instrument ) often heard from the waterfall, and they believed that it was owned by the Slempret king of goblin, Anggo Mendura who loves gamelan music. It said that the waterfall was the location of ghost market, in certain nights, locals hear slompret or trumpet from the waterfall direction. But if the sound is heard from closer distance, it will be gone. That was why people call it Slempret Waterfall. In legend, the gamelan instrument that is invisible can be borrowed by powerful people and can be played as normal gamelan instrument. In local legend also, there are few places to sabe gamelan of Anggo Menduro such as Mergangsan and Sri Gethuk. Mergangsan is located beneath Oyo River and called as Mergangsan as it was used to save gongso or gamelan.

To reach Sri Gethuk Waterfall, visitors should pass narrow path in the middle of rice field for 450 meters and then descend a stairs. It is available to take gethek, or traditional bamboo boat equipped with water mill to get to the waterfall. This is a relatively new attraction, and just launch in 1 July 2010, that the infrastructure in this site is not adequate yet.

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WHAT TO EXPLORE AT SRI GETHUK WATER FALL?

Sri Gethuk waterfall is made from three wellspring, they are Kedungpoh, Ngandong, and Ngumbul. The Three of wellspring is flock and make droplets that fall from the cliff. And then join Oya river that flow right below Sri Gethuk waterfall. Sri Gethuk waterfall is located in same location with Rancang Kencono cave. So when you come here you have to come to Rancang Kencono cave too.

This beautiful waterfall is very suitable holiday destination for any age. You can come here with your lovely friend or family. You can do a lot outdoor activities in here, like Enjoying nature, get beautiful picture under waterfall, enjoying fresh air, playing with water, swimming in Oya river, all will be very fun. Sri Gethuk Waterfall also include in cheap vacations destinations so don’t too worry with your money, just prepare your and you will get much experience in here.

sri gethuk waterfall

WHERE IS SRI GETHUK WATERFALL?

Address: Manggoran,Bleberan, Playen, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Village             : Menggoran, Bleberan

Sub-district    : Playen

Regency          : Gunung Kidul

Province         : Yogyakarta

HOW TO GO TO THE LOCATION BY PRIVATE CAR:

Using Private car with driver means you are free for anything without bothering anyone else. You just do your own tour with friends or family in one car maximum of 5 people, if more than 5 people we can provide a larger car.

Private car tour is included: Car, an english speaking driver, fuel, Srigethuk Waterfall entrance fee, parking, mineral water and transfer back to your hotel.

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HOW TO GO TO THE LOCATION BY SHARING CAR:

Using Sharing car means, you’re joining a small group and share the transport price and seat with the other guests that going to the same direction or in one itinerary with minimum of 2 participants. An english speaking driver will pick up to your hotel and inform about your visit time for the places you visit.

Sharing car tour is included: Car, an english speaking driver, fuel, local Guide, parking and transfer back to your hotel.

** (Sharing Car Transport is recommended for budget Travellers and Students)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

OPENING HOURS

At 07.00 AM – 05.00 PM (Everiday)

HOW MUCH IT COST?

Retibution Fee.

RP 10.000/person

Body Rafting Fee.

RP 35.000/person

WHAT TO WEAR

Simple short, T Shirt

WHAT TO PREPARE

Exrea clothes, Towel, Soap, Sampo.

FIND SOME  OTHER TOURIST PLACES  NEAR SRI GETHUK WATERFALL:

  1. JOMBLANG CAVE
  2. NGLAMBOR BEACH
  3. KALISUCI CAVE TUBING
  4. NGANDONG BEACH
  5. PINDUL CAVE TUBING
  6. JOGAN BEACH
  7. TANDING CAVE TUBING
  8. TIMANG BEACH
  9. NGLANGGERAN ENCIENT MOUNT VOLCANO

JOGJA HOTELS:

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