7 exotic Cave tourist destinations in Indonesia

Not only the beaches or the mountains of nan exotic Archipelago on Earth become it. There are various tourist destinations that are worth visiting in the year 2016. Especially for those of you who like going cross-country themes and broke through the lush jungle. No need to spend millions of Dollars to be able to enjoy it, because in Indonesia itself is also still a lot of exotic attractions like that. For example only is visiting tourist attractions-shaped cave.

7 exotic Cave tourist destinations in Indonesia
7 exotic Cave tourist destinations in Indonesia


In a broad sense, the cave is overdraft into a cavity formed naturally by water erosion or other natural factors. However, there is also the hallway or the culvert which was created by man. According to the explanation of the International Union of Speleogoly (IUS), the cave is any room-shaped underground halls and can be traced or entered humans.

The following tourist cave in Indonesia you can make a referral and you visit in the year 2016.

1. Cave Surupan

Surupan cave is located in the Karst area South and Gombong is situated between the two villages, namely Desa Argopeni, Kecamatan and village of Karangduwur Father, Kebumen, Central Java. Surupan has a beautiful cave stalagmite and stalactites at the walls, ceiling and also the base.

In a cave on this one, there are many different kinds of animals that inhabit it, like bats, lawet, turtle up with shrimp that have become endemic or native animals from the venue. If you go into it, then you will find an underground river that originates from the hills of Gadung and have a current fair. Of course because of coming from outside, when the rainy season arrives, the volume of the water in the cave of Surupan is also on the rise.

Location: Sub's Father, Kebumen, Central Java Regency

2. The cave of Jatijajar

Still from the Sub's father, Kebumen, Central Java. There is one more cave tourist destinations that are not less interesting, namely the Jatijajar Cave. This cave is formed of limestone rock which also has composed beautiful stalactites naturally. There are two versions of the story of the origin of the caves of Jatijajar. The first was started circa 1802. A farmer and landowner named Jayamenawi, crashed and fell into a gaping hole when he was looking for grass in the soil. After she observed, it turns out that the room where she fell is quite extensive and is a natural cave tersamarkan of its existence because it covered the grass.

The second version is after the discovery of the cave, the Regent ruler or Kebumen Ambal time it feels inappropriate for the place names with the name of Jatijajar. This is because nearby there are two teak trees stand side by side right at the edge of the mouth of the cave. Not similar to other caves, in the cave of Jatijajar is already much improved. So visitors need not struggled when there is in them, because there are some parts that are already dipaving and installed the lamp as illumination.

Location: Village Jatijajar, Kec. Father, Kebumen,

3. Gong cave

If Iraq known as the land of 1001 nights, Pacitan can also be called as the city of 1001 Cave because the large number of caves tourism destinations in this place. One of the most famous cave tours in Pacitan is Gong cave. The location of the cave is in the hamlet of Pule, Bromo, Punung, about 37 kilometers from the city center.

Fortunately, this is now for the visitors already need not struggled again when wanting to achieve it. Because the road to Gong cave is already paved, and it can be reached using a motor vehicle. To reach the cave, you have to go through the journey that is about 3 hours with typical mountain roads flow i.e. up and down.
Named Gong cave because if you hit a stalagmite or stalaktitnya, it will arise a voice that sounds like the sound of the gong. In fact, there is a mention that Gong cave entrance in one of the most beautiful caves of se-Southeast Asia.

Location: Bomo, Punung, Pacitan Regency, East Java

4. Maharani Cave

IKA your visit to East Java, take your time to come to the tourist cave in Lamongan, namely Maharani Cave. One cave is quite popular among the travelers and has a beautiful stalagmite and stalactite naturally with the growth of 1 centimeter per 10 year. Maharani Cave so that it remains a tourist destination, then the City Government Lamongan keep him interesting and continue to make improvements and adding a variety of things that can attract the attention of tourists. Maharani Cave area in the vicinity, there is also a zoo with the same name, as well as Nautical Tourism Lamongan.


Maharani cave is situated at a depth of about 25 meters from the ground surface with cavities of roughly 2,500 m2. From the inside, you can find the views in the form of colorful glow when the sun swept the area. Not even a little bit of the tourists from abroad the Maharani Cave to align with most caves also have views of colorful light. Like the cave of Altamira in Spain, in the United States or Mamonth Cave also Cave Carlsbad in France.

Location: Jl. Kingdom Paciran, Paciran, Lamongan



5. Elephant Cave



Elephant cave is a cave tourist destinations located in Bedulu Village, Subdistrict, district of Blahbatu Gianyar, Bali. The cave, surrounded by an area of rice fields and became the meeting place of two small streams, in addition to being a regional tourist Related, as well as a place of worship of Shiva and Buddhist religions.



Certainly do not expect to find an elephant's life was the inspiration for this Elephant Cave name, because you will not find it a-pun. Elephant Cave names are taken because in it there are many statues of the deity Ganesha. to the inside, you might not find a lot of the things that is so astonishing, because it is almost similar to the contour of the cave in General. But when you see it from the outside, then the beauty of these caves appear. Many beautiful carvings on the outer wall of the cave which makes it different from most other caves.
Location: Desa Bedulu, Subdistrict, District Of Blahbatu Gianyar, Bali.



6. Cave Pindul



Pindul cave is a cave attractions located in the Gunungkidul, in the village of Bejiharjo, Karangmojo, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta. It can be said that the tourist has the underground river it still belongs to the new, since it was inaugurated as a tourist destinations by the Government of his country in the year 2010. Before it was inaugurated, the cave of Pindul is used more as a place to wash and become a channel of shitting and dispose of garbage by residents around. But right now, that sort of thing is no longer done. Channels of water flowing in the cave of Pindul comes from the springs of Gedong seven.



In addition because of its beauty, you can trace the inside of the cave by using rubber tires or known as the cave tubing. However, there are some parts of the river flow in the cave of Pindul that cannot be undertaken simultaneously, because the angle is very narrow and only fit a buoy course. The length of the river flow in the Pindul Cave is 350 metres with a width of 5 meters and the distance between the ceiling with water surface about 4 meters. To perform a search, then it takes about 1 hour more or less.






7. the Cave


Still in a complex of caves in the area of Gunungkidul, there is one more tourist destinations of the cave which is quite notable, i.e. Cave. One cave is located in the karst hills of the southern coast stretching from Gombong, Central Java up to Mountainous karst area Sewu, Pacitan, East Java.

Cave is a type of vertical cave collase doline that is formed naturally because geological processes since hundreds of years ago. Geological processes in question are amblasnya the top of the cave that form a sinkhole. Cave has an area of 50 meters around the mouth often by people around the call with the name Luweng Jomblang.

Location: Pacarejo, Semanu, Gunungkidul, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta

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