CAVE TUBING IN GOA PINDUL

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Cave tubing is a combined activity of rafting and caving by using a rubber tube (tries float up). Goa Pindul is a cave that becomes part of the team of seven caves with Underground River streaming within. It lies in a village called Bejoharjo, Karangmojo, Gunungkidul. This tourist destination developed by Government Tourism Office and local communities.

The length of Goa Pindul is 300 meters with a width of 5 meters and the distance of the water surface with the cave roof around 4 meters. The still water flow makes it except for everyone, not only adults however additionally children. Besides that, the tourists get a historical story of Goa Pindul during cave tubing. This story is taken from Joko Singlulungs journey to finds his father.

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Enjoying the cave tubing in Goa Pindul

We dont need to have special skills to do cave tubing because the water flow is calm. However, we should obey the rules during cave tubing in Goa Pindul. Besides that, we should wear a life vest, a rubber tube, helmet, headlamp, and rubber shoes that actually been granted by the organizer.

Within the cave, there are 3 zones namely the light zone, the obscure zone, and the dark zone. We can see stalactites and stalagmite as the ornaments within the cave that formed naturally. Meanwhile, there is a big pillar that made from a stalactite and stalagmite unification thousands of years ago. Its size around five of adult arm span. Afterward, in the middle of the cave, there is a big room with a hole above it. This hole usually used as an entrance by the SAR team or a Student Natural Lovers during doing exercises. We can take the public transport such as a bus toward Jogja- Wonosari to arrive in this place. When we arrive in the city of Wonosari, we can take the taxi bike to the tourist destination.

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