6 Things To Do @ Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park & Waterfall, Makassar

According to the locals banti means water and murung means roaring, when combined it's roaring water. Another meaning of Bantimurung which is banting murung or smashing one's sadness. So when you are at Bantimurung National Park you can release your sadness or depression through this refreshing nature. Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park with a waterfall with 2 caves at the national park, the dream cave (Gua Mimpi) and stone cave (Gua Batu) located in South Sulawesi in Indonesia. Do you know that Bantimurung is also The Kingdom of Butterflies.

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6 Things To Do @ Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park & Waterfall, Makassar

There are many fun outdoor activities you can do when you are in Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park & Yearly svti, Makassar.

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 Bantimurung Waterfall, Makassar

1. Bantimurung Waterfall
The roaring Bantimurung Waterfall is the most popular spot. There are many people especially children love to play and enjoy waterfall. Usually is crowded during weekends and also holiday season.

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Walk in the park to discover the flora & fauna

2. Walk in the park and discover the Flora and Fauna
In 2004, the Ministry of Forestry declared the allocation of 43,750 hectares of Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park land for wildlife conservatory, nature park, conservation forest and production forest.

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Bantimurung The Kingdom of Butterflies

3. Bantimurung The Kingdom of Butterflies
We found some butterflies around the waterfall area but I am not sure about the species. Plus we saw some when by the river side we were trekking towards the Gua Batu but there weren’t that many. According to research the butterflies species that can be found in Bantimurung National Park are such as Troides helena Linne, 'Troides hypolitus' Cramer, Troides haliphron Boisduval, Papilio peranthus adamantius and Cethosia myrana. There is the Butterfly Conservation captivity and the butterfly Museum also.

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Jungle Trekking

4. Jungle Trekking
From the waterfall we continue with a short jungle trekking before we reach the Gua Batu, one of the caves Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park.

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Gua Batu Hiking 

5. Gua Batu Hiking 
There are 2 caves at the national park, the dream cave (Gua Mimpi) and stone cave (Gua Batu). We went to Gua Batu, there were bats inside the cave. The steps are not that steep so the hike was ok

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 Picnic Lunch @ Bantimurung Waterfall, Makassar
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After the waterfall, jungle trekking and all the activities we gathered by huts near the waterfall for our picnic lunch. As you can see there are many families, groups and also school children having their relaxing picnic there too.

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Trip of Wonders @ Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park & Waterfall, Makassar

The Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park & Waterfall, Makassar experience and tour were part of Day 1 Trip of Wonders, Wonderful Indonesia travel itineraryFor more information about #TripOfWonders and #WonderfulIndonesia, please visit Indonesia.Travel WebsiteFacebook Page and Instagram

8 comments:

  1. this its a definitely a must visit place!

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  2. Kelly, you're such an outdoorsy person! We should meet up for coffee soon! :)

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  3. I wish I am there too!! Please bring me around Miss Kelly! haha

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  4. Fun waterfall area. Want to go too.

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  5. wow so fun wanna go too. take me go.

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  6. Wow.. this looks like such an awesome experience and I am certainly green with envy, hope I get to do these one fine day too... you are such an inspiration to me...

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  7. the place looks awesome. and you look pretty and enjoy :)

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  8. wonderful indonesia! I like!! :D.. so adventurous la you.

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