Cave Tubing at Pindul Cave
Pindul Cave is one of a chain of seven caves that is flowed by underground water in area Bejiharjo. This cave has a length of about 300 m, width 5 m, the distance between water surface and roof of the cave is 4 m, and water depth of about 5 m. In one part of Pindul Caves there is a wide enough of piece so it looks like a large pond. There is also a wide crack on this piece where the sunlight may come in . If you want to get into the cave vertically, so you may through this crack. Not far from there Pindul Cave, there is Gelatik Cave, remains monument of Sudirman , also archaeological sites of Sokoliman.
That said, name of Pindul Cave comes from the story of Joko Singlulung in odysseying through dense forest, rivers, to the cave to find his father. While he was down seven caves with rivers flow beneath it, his head was bumped a rock in the cave. Therefore, the cave was named Pindul Cave by him.
Appropriate for Beginners
Cavetubing is similar with rafting. If rafting is activity of flowing down the river by boat, while cavetubing is activity of flowing the cave by tires. Because the water stream of Pindul Cave is calm and its water discharge is relatively the same both in rainy season and dry season, so doing cavetubing in Pindul Cave can also be done by beginners as well as to children.
Cavetubing tour at Pindul Cave provides guide who can guide us to do cavetubing. Its administrator also provides equipment such as tires, life vest, and headlamp. To rent the facility, visitors will be charged about Rp. 25.000 - Rp 30,000. But if you bring your own equipment, so you can do cavetubing without spend your many at all.
Pindul Cave is located in Hamlet Gelaran I, Bejiharjo Village, District Karangmojo, Gunung Kidul, about 7 km to the north City of Wonosari. As general region in Gunungkidul, along the way there are many oak and limestone.