5 Beautiful Waterfalls in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta

Talking about nature tourism in Yogyakarta will never end. The city which is familiarly called the Student City has a lot of natural charms that are always interesting to visit.

For example, Gunungkidul Regency. Even though it is famous for its charming beaches, this district has another charm, you know. Here are some waterfall tours in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, which you can make as a holiday destination in the future.

1. Sri Gethuk Waterfall

5 Beautiful Waterfalls in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, Makes You Relax!Sri Gethuk Waterfall (instagram.com/agnesintansapitrii)

Sri Gethuk Waterfall is one of the famous waterfalls in Yogyakarta and is located on the banks of the Oyo River. That way, you can not only enjoy the panorama of the waterfall, but also the flow of the river.

Around this waterfall there are also several rides that challenge adrenaline. Some of these rides are flying fox and body rafting.

Location: Mungguran II, Bleberan, Playen, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta

Price: IDR 15 thousand

2. Luweng Sampang Waterfall

5 Beautiful Waterfalls in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, Makes You Relax!Luweng Sampang Waterfall (instagram.com/viona_rachel)

The name Luweng which means hole in Javanese is because this waterfall looks like a hole when viewed from above. Luweng Sampang Waterfall has a water height of 5 meters flowing between two unique striped rocks.

This exoticism makes Luweng Sampang Waterfall often juxtaposed with Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States, you know. Another uniqueness of this waterfall is its beauty which changes according to the seasons.

During the dry season, the water flow will be smaller with the pool below looking clear. Meanwhile, in the rainy season, the water discharge is heavier and the brown color of the soil will decorate around the waterfall.

Location: Juminahan Street, Kayen, Sampang, Gunungkidul Regency, Yogyakarta

Price: free

3. Kedung Kandang Waterfall

5 Beautiful Waterfalls in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, Makes You Relax!Kedung Kandang Waterfall (instagram.com/explorealamjogja)

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The Nglanggeran area, Gunungkidul, has many stunning tourist attractions, one of which is the Kedung Kandang Waterfall. The main attraction of this waterfall is the flow of water which has steps so it looks very charming.

In addition, the location of the Kedung Kandang Waterfall in the middle of green rice fields makes it even more beautiful. Many people call this tourist spot has vibes like in Ubud, Bali, you know!

Location: Mount Butak, Nglanggeran, Patuk, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta

Price: IDR 8 thousand

4. Ngelo Waterfall

5 Beautiful Waterfalls in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, Makes You Relax!Ngelo Waterfall (instagram.com/intan Cantikaaa_)

Although the water flow is not too heavy, Ngelo Waterfall presents a refreshing view. Here, you can see the beauty of a waterfall with layered rocks that look exotic.

The atmosphere around is still very beautiful because it is surrounded by lush trees. Under the flow of Ngelo Waterfall, there is a natural pool that is safe for both adults and children to swim.

Location: Pundungsari, Ngepoh, Gunungkidul Regency, Yogyakarta

Price: free

5. Curug Gede

5 Beautiful Waterfalls in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, Makes You Relax!Curug Gede (instagram.com/tri_priyanto_)

Curug Gede is a seasonal waterfall that you can only find during the rainy season. This waterfall is also one of the highest in Gunungkidul with a height of 30 meters.

To get here, you can take the route to Wonosari, then pass Bukit Bintang. After meeting the Patuk intersection, turn left towards Ngoro-oro Village.

Being at the bottom of the valley, you have to go down some stairs first to arrive at the waterfall point. Thanks to the beautiful surrounding scenery, your trip will not feel tiring.

Location: Gembyong, Patuk District, Gunungkidul Regency, Yogyakarta

Price: free

Now you are no longer confused about looking for alternative vacations when you go to Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, right? Some of the waterfall tours above you can make a destination if you want to refresh your body and mind.

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