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Madakaripura Waterfall

Sapeh, Lumbang | Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, Probolinggo, Indonesia
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Worth the legwork

This is part of the tour package i subscribed with a local travel agent. The trip included a short... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ycmil
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Favorite Waterfall in Indonesia

Huge waterfall near Bromo. Bring your swimsuit, dry back, and good water shoes for the best time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Todd G
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Denver, Colorado
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“local guide”(28 reviews)
“the river”(27 reviews)
“parking area”(11 reviews)
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Sapeh, Lumbang | Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, Probolinggo, Indonesia
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"the river"
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"parking area"
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"slippery rocks"
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"short walk"
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"waterproof bag"
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"visiting bromo"
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"car park"
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"an umbrella"
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"getting wet"
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"rainy season"
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"be careful"
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"entrance fee"
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"the cliff"
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"east java"
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"an easy walk"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is part of the tour package i subscribed with a local travel agent. The trip included a short bike ride to the entrance of waterfall, a local guide who explained briefly about history of the waterfall and is skillful in helping us taking memorable...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge waterfall near Bromo. Bring your swimsuit, dry back, and good water shoes for the best time. You will get wet and can swim beneath the falls! They sell rain ponchos as well if you opt not to get wet. You will need to walk...More

Thank Todd G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful waterfalls I got to see. The road trip there is also very enjoyable with the scenery. However, pay attention to the many bumps on the road. The place can be difficult to find with Google map so don't hesitate to...More

Thank Reg L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I suggest the visitor do not bring rain coats and just enjoy the water to clean away your tiredness and sadness. What for you want to visit waterfall but dont get wet? Pointless at all. You will still get wet at the end because you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a waterfall near Mount Bromo and the view is wonderful. Some green plants cover up the waterfall, it feels like in a fairytale. The air was so fresh, the water was so cold. Track quiet easy, about 30 minutes. Just prepare a comfortable...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get ready to wet or wear the raincoat!!! Amazing waterfall, you can reach to the edge of this waterfall with a little hiking through slippery stones. Not recommended for those afraid of heights. Totally worth it!!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It takes a hike of 2.5 kms to reach the waterfall but it's totally worth the effort and the time. Be sure to buy / carry a raincoat.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place. Prepare to wear rain coat, because you will get wet by just walking near the waterfall area to take photos. Beware if you attempt to swim in the 7m deep waterfall. Better not swim if you are not a highly confidence water baby....More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Madakaripura offers a stunning view despite a bit uneasy track to reach it. However, it is worth it for such as beautiful view. Also, the water is refresh and cool! Use the jacket or anything to cover your clothes since you need to walk under...More

Thank cynthiairene2017
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Amazing and adventurous hike back to the waterfall, last part gets very wet, when walking the river bed, the views are rewarding. from the car park in the small village you will need a local guy to drive you to the starting point of the...More

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trustascot
28 June 2017|
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Response from Eric R | Reviewed this property |
If the cruise ship dock at Tanjung Perak Dock, you will need arround 3 hours driving using private car (in normal traffic). In total you will need 6hours just to go and back.
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Barry G
14 November 2016|
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Response from Parcheesee | Reviewed this property |
You can try Bali Java holidays. Ask for Cahyo. Even if he cannot ferry you, he has recommendations. It will be cheaper than hotels. By the way December is not a good time to visit Madakaripura. It's also very rainy this... More
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Veeraiah V
28 September 2016|
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Response from SisSiskey | Reviewed this property |
Yes. if it's rainy, for visitors safety, visitors are not allowed to go in to waterfalls area. Sep until February is rainy season.
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