Mudal Natural Waterpark in Kulon Progo Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region
When spending a vacation in Kulon Progo Regency, tourists should drop by in the famous Mudal Natural Waterpark. The locals call it Ekowisata Taman Sungai Mudal, which is located in Girimulyo Sub-District. This beautiful ecotourism site is suitable for those who love an adventure, water sports, relaxation, and family recreation. No wonder, most visitors are local families and those who live nearby. Despite the fact, more outsiders and tourists also often come to the location. These people are interested to visit it for learning and getting closer to nature, actually. Here is further discussion regarding the site.
Taman Sungai Mudal has many features. Still, the most popular one is definitely the natural waterpark. The Tosca and clear color of the water may soothe everyone. Not to mention the water feels so refreshing! As tourists may expect, the water comes from Mudal natural spring and it combines well with numerous types of plants and flowers. Other important features that tourists can find on the site are fauna, small waterfalls, rapids, and the view of the Menoreh Mountains! As for the number of visitors, the site is always able to lure lots of tourists. No wonder, the nuance feels merry there.
Exploring Mudal Natural Waterpark
As mentioned before, this natural waterpark gets the water from Mudal Spring that comes out from inside a cave. It is quite amazing that the spring never runs out of water regardless of the season. The locals also take advantage of it to irrigate their farms! As for tourists, they can do many things on the site either. For example, it is to explore the nearby waterfalls, which is located about 95 meters from the natural spring.
After exploring the site, visitors usually want to get in the natural pond or waterpark for either bathing or swimming. There is the kid pond, having the depth of about 1.5 meters. Not to mention there is the adult pond, which is deeper. As for the size, both of them are similar, though. Here is the tip. It is recommended to visit the site in the morning when the water feels so refreshing. Some people also choose to come to the location during a rainy season, in fact. Their motive is not to take a bath. Instead, they want to watch the strongest water discharge of Mudal Waterfall.
What is more? People often visit Mudal Natural Waterpark for canoeing and rappelling, too. However, these activities would be done the best only during the rainy season. The purpose is to get stronger rapids and more challenging feeling. Have no worries. For those who don’t like water sports, they can simply enjoy flying fox or camping in that area!
- Kiskendo Cave
- Waduk Sermo
- Kembang Soka Waterfall
- Kedung Pedut Waterfall
- Giriloka Temple
How to Get There
From Jakarta City, tourists should take advantage of an airplane service at Soekarno – Hatta International Airport and head to Adisucipto Airport right away. This flight usually takes around 1 hour and 10 minutes. Once they arrive at the destination, they should take Yogyakarta – Wates Street and head to Kulon Progo Regency right away. The distance is 36.7 km, so the trip would take around 54 minutes or less. From Kulon Progo, tourists should take Jembatan Clereng Street and head to Taman Sungai Mudal immediately. This trip may take around 44 minutes, as the distance is 16.5 km.
Where to Stay
- Miri Sewu Homestay
- King’s Hotel