Gunung Kidul Regency is an area often assumed as a barren and dry area it still keeps the beauty, ie its green river flow defends the canyon and the charm of beautiful waterfalls that never stop flowing in every season. The waterfall is known as the waterfall Sri Gethuk.
Beautiful and Crisp Sri Gethuk river water, flowing between high cliffs reminiscent with the ecosystem in Green Canyon in Ciamis, West Java province. If lucky, then tourists can see the beautiful rainbow that passes right over the waterfall that the swift .. Waterfall sri gethuk opened every day starting at 08.00 am until 16.00 pm.
Travel is quite tiring to get to the location, will be paid off so arrived at the destination. Rapid water that slid from the top of the hill that trushed through the rocks 5 levels Until finally gathered along the Oya River will make the body feel fresh even though it has not touched the water sepercikpun. About admission ticket, the price is quite affordable just need to prepare money of Rp 10,000
Sri Gethuk Waterfall facility
Sri Gethuk Waterfall tourist attractions have adequate supporting facilities, such as public toilet availability, goods cargo, rental buoys and tires, raft rentals, stalls, and praying mosques that can be used tourists.
Apart from the road that became the main access to tourist sites that are still in a rough condition. There are only paths through rice fields, as well as roads in eucalyptus and teak forests that still need to be repaired.
Sri Gethuk Waterfall is still managed independently by local residents. The government should take part in the development of facilities in this waterfall, given the potential for tourism is large enough to attract tourists to visit. Here are activities and activities that can be done by tourists at Sri Gethuk Waterfall.
Enjoy the Natural Beauty
Swimming and Water Playing
When you visit the waterfall, swim and play water as a mandatory activity that you must do. You can feel the fresh splash of water that falls throughout the body from under the waterfall. The fresh water will remove the fatigue from the long journey that you travel.
You can also swim in Oya River in Sri Gethuk Waterfall. Water characteristics are calm and clear, and not too deep to make this place a favorite tourist for swimming. If you are not good at swimming, you can rent buoys and tires that have been provided by the local manager.
Entrance Price Sri Gethuk Waterfall
To enter the tourist area of Sri Gethuk Waterfall, tourists must spend Rp. 30,000 per person. The fee includes a ticket to the tourist attractions of Goa Rancang Kencono. As for raft ride, tourists are charged Rp. 10,000.
Sri Gethuk Waterfall History
At first glance when hearing his name, of course some people think the origin of the name of this waterfall comes from gethuk which is one of the typical snacks of Java community made from cassava. In fact mistaken, said Gethuk itself obtained from Kethuk word which is one of the Java gamelan device.
It is said that people believe that the waterfall is a storage device of the gamelan Kethuk which belongs to the spirits, namely Jin Anggo Meduro. The story is still trusted by local people until now. Even at certain times, still often heard gamelan sounds from the waterfall that opened as a tourist attraction since 2007 this.