Pindul Cave Yogyakarta: Guide and Things to Do
Have you ever heard about Pindul Cave? This cave in Yogyakarta is really famous. Why is it so? Because it gives different sensation in your vacation. It is Pindul Cave Tubing. The activity is really fun and likeable because it invites you to see the natural beauty of Jogja and challenge yourself to do something out of the box.
Among the local tourist, Pindul Cave Yogyakarta has its big name for cave tubing adventure. This is the first time a tourist object in Indonesia provides a very different facility in a trip. This Pindul Cave in Gunungkidul is a long cave filled by deep water that comes from the river near it, Oyo River. Pindul Cave is suitable for those who are crazy of any adventure. And of course, activity in Pindul is not only cave tubing, but also there are other challenging things to do like rafting, offroad, and etc. So let’s see together all about Pindul Cave and the things to do to complete your guide when you want to come here.
Pindul Cave Exoticism
The activity of cave tubing in Pindul is not just created by the surrounding residents. It was precisely from the long journey of a community development program (CDP) group in Gadjah Mada University, that initially only researched about the rocks inside the cave. As the time pass by, this group finally bring idea for the village communities around Pindul to have new income from tourist attractions created in Pindul. Pindul Cave beauty which is naturally formed is introduced to the world by taken the idea of making cave tubing a tourism activity. All arrangements are then handed over to pokdarwis (kelompok sadar wisata) or a group of travel awareness.
The CDP group is of course not carelessly appoints Pindul Cave as a tourist object with unique activity. This cave is indeed beautiful. The water that filled up the cave has green color. It is very fresh and prettier when the sun rays touch it. The surrounding environment is still natural. You can see greenery, rocks, while chatting with group of friends or family.
In some parts of the cave you will see holes in the upper body of the cave allow sunlight to touch the calm water. Inside the cave itself visitor can see the wealth of Indonesia nature. Beautiful amethyst can be found easily in some points. It feels like you are making a magical journey to the unknown world.
And all of those wonderful experiences will not stop in here. After Pindul cave body rafting, you may have other great challenging moment when you try rafting in Oyo River. Water currents at some points are very challenging and fierce. Try it if you don’t believe. The next place you can visit is Sri Gethuk Waterfall where you can swim in the river beneath the waterfall. Or else you can try other cave tubing place that is Kalisuci Cave. Kalisuci is quite the same as Pindul, but it is calmer. The surrounding in Kalisuci is peaceful since not so many people visit it. Not because Kalisuci is uglier, but solely because Pindul is the pioneer for cave tubing.
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Things to Do in Pindul Cave
The first things to do in Pindul Cave is of course the cave tubing. You will be helped by the guide to prepare everything before you go on your mission to explore Pindul. What must be worn during the activity is a safety tool that is already there. After you are ready you will be told to board a boat from rubber tires which are then arranged in a row if you are together with a group of people and will be drawn by the guide.
Rafting Oyo River
Want to feel more adrenalin challenger? Just try rafting in Oyo River near Pindul Cave. The river flow is quite heavy so it is suitable for these activities. Don’t worry if you are beginner. The expert guide will accompany you doing rafting. Usually Pindul Cave Tubing and Rafting Oyo River packages are combined to make it more efficient.
This is the newest thing in Pindul area. You will explore the offroad around Pindul and will be taken to the shallow river flow in Oyo River. Cross the river until your clothes get wet with the jeep. You will also be taken to explore the surrounding villages by passing hidden streets. And occasionally you can feel a muddy sensation in the hidden road and village of Pindul area.
Pindul Cave Location
The location of Pindul Cave is actually easy to find. The address is in Gelaran 2 hamlet, Bejiharjo village, Karangmojo Kecamatan, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta. But for those who come from outside the country it will be difficult to find the way. Well, don’t get panic. Pamitran Tours will save you. We have Jogja tour package that include Pindul Cave as its main tourist object. So, whenever you want to come to Pindul without any difficulties, just contact Pamitran Tours. We are ready to escort you there, accompany you and ensure you get what you want in your trip. You will be delivered by our reliable drivers and know the streets well.
Pindul Cave Opening Hours
Pindul Cave is open from 7 a.m to 4.30 p.m.
Pindul Cave Entrance Fee 2018
|Government Retribution||Rp 10.000|
|Cave Tubing||Rp 90.000|
|Rafting Sungai Oyo||Rp 100.000|
|Combine (Rafting and Cave Tubing)||Rp 170.000|
|Offroad Pindul||Rp 500.000 / mobil jeep|
Facilities in Pindul Cave
The standard facility in Pindul Cave are like:
- safety equipment for cave tubing and rafting
- jeep for offroad
- homestay near the area
- free local drinking (Wedang Pindul)
- deposit box
- fitting room
- food stall
- parking lot
Pamitran Tours Pindul Cave Package
For those who want to feel the real fun in Pindul Cave, please use Pindul tour package from Pamitran Tours. That way you don’t have to bother preparing everything. Because we are experts in managing all about holidays including cave tubing in Pindul, we have many packages for trip in Pindul Cave. To know what are the package we offer to you, please check out in our main website: pamitrantours.com, or ask us for further and fast information.