Banyunibo Waterfall in Bantul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region
Here is the next choice of a vacation spot in Bantul Regency. The name is Banyunibo Waterfall and it belongs to Pajangan Sub-District. Tourists only need to park their vehicle at Sendangsari Village and head to the waterfall right away by foot. The location is a little bit secluded and everyone should undergo short trekking too in order to reach the site. The good thing is that the waterfall resides near to the famous Krebet Tourist Village. As a vacation destination, the waterfall is considered new. The popularity has been growing since 2013, actually. In terms of motive, visitors usually want to feel the serenity and take a bath on the site. Photography also becomes another reason for visiting the waterfall!
As mentioned before, Banyunibo Waterfall is located in a secluded area. To be exact, it resides in the midst of shady trees! Not to mention it is located far away from downtown, so tourists can take advantage of the serenity for relaxation. When it comes to the size, the waterfall has a height of about 10 meters! It has a sloping contour and features crystal clear water. Also, the water discharge is considered low. Below, there is a small natural pond where tourists can take a bath or swim in it. In that area, tourists may also find a traditional gazebo and some benches! During regular days, the site doesn’t have many visitors. However, it becomes a little bit crowded on weekends and big holidays!
Exploring Banyunibo Waterfall
According to the locals, Banyunibo Waterfall gets the water from several natural springs that reside around the village. No wonder, the water is both clear and refreshing. It is said the water won’t dry out even during the hot season! Despite the fact, the flow reduces at the time and leads to slow water discharge. That means tourists should come during the rainy season for stronger and more beautiful water discharge, in this case. So, what can tourists do on the site?
The first thing to enjoy is the trip itself. As mentioned earlier, it requires short trekking to reach Banyunibo Waterfall. The location is in the midst of a small forest, after all. After reaching Sendangsari Village, tourists should park the vehicle and pay the parking fee first. Next, they must walk through lush trees in order to reach the site. Have no worries. The distance is only 100 meters and the trekking route is considered easy and plain. Not to mention they can see rejuvenating rural panoramas along the way to the waterfall.
After arriving at Banyunibo Waterfall, tourists can do many things especially sightseeing, photography, and relaxation. However, almost all visitors would get in the natural pond and swim in it. Due to this reason, it is recommended to carry extra clothes! For those who love adventure, they can also explore the site and find better spots for sightseeing later.
- Becici Peak
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- Sendang Honggo Wongso
How to Get There
From Jakarta City, tourists can directly head to Yogyakarta City by airplane. They only need to take one at Soekarno – Hatta International Airport and reach Adisucipto Airport right away. Usually, this flight would take around 1 hour and 10 minutes. After arriving at Adisucipto Airport, their next destination is Bantul Regency and it can be done by taking Imogiri Timur Street. The distance is 20.8 km, so this trip would take about 27 minutes. From Bantul, they may continue the trip by taking Imogiri – Dlingo Street and head to Banyunibo Waterfall which is located in Sendangsari Village. This trip takes approximately 40 minutes, as the distance is 18.1 km.
Where to Stay
- Griya Limasan
- Dika Jaya Homestay