View Full Version : Lake Kaco, Crystal Clear Blue Water Lake in Kerinci - Jambi

05-02-2015, 17:27

The Lake Kaco is located at Sempur Village, Kerinci Regency, the province Jambi. From Jambi city, it will take approximately 8 to 10 hours' drive to the town of Sungai Penuh in Kerinci Regency. From Sungai Penuh it is another 90 minutes’ drive to the entrance of Lake Kaco.

Lake Kaco is situated approximately 1,289 meters above sea level and measures about 30 m by 30 m in total area covered. What makes this Lake exceptional is its crystal clear blue water which contrasts beautifully with the dark green foliage of the surrounding trees. There is no actual account of the lake’s depth, however one can definitely observe thousands of endemic Semah fish swimming at various depths.

As the sun sets over the horizon and darkness takes over, Lake Kaco presents its magical wonders and radiates bright gleaming lights, especially at full moon. This beautiful phenomenna attracts many visitors to camp here during full moon to experience one of nature's greatest features.

A number of scientists and researchers have conducted scientific researches here to uncover the mystifying phenomena of Lake Kaco, as to its luminous blue water and its unidentified depth. Researches who dived into the lake said that most of the oxygen in their tanks was already depleted before they reached the lake's floor. While science has yet to find the answer to this mystery, local legend and folklore may provide a bit of explanation on the wonders of lake Kaco.




11-03-2015, 10:49