Bengkulu, Berau Air River, Rafting

Bengkulu, Berau Air River, Rafting


Berau Air River attractions are located along the western causeway (Jalinbar) Bengkulu has the potential to be the location of hunting fish. Berau Air River is 30 km from the city of Mukomuko is perfect for white water rafting, because of torrential water discharge and full of obstacles, if used as the location of whitewater rafting.

In addition to the clear river water, in this place there are also many species of fish. Travelers can make fishing activities. At the Berau Air River contained in the virgin forest waterfalls and untouched society, so that the tourist can enjoy the natural coolness.

Natural charm of this beautiful and fascinating believed to invite tourists from outside the province of Bengkulu, especially now supported a routine flight to the District Mukomuko. Even in the city of Muko Muko teak day earlier held the paddle boat race on the river.

This tourism object can later be used as a concept of development or construction of the Village of Air Berau if you look at cultures that exist.
Other cultures can be served by sowing seed with custom shades, in addition to offering custom wedding event ‘Kids in the water bath daro “means a newborn child is bathed directly into the river.

West Sumatra, Kuantan River, Rafting

West Sumatra, Kuantan River, Rafting

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A. Glance

Kuantan River flow stem is one of the tracks for extreme sports rafting in Sijunjung regency, West Sumatra Province. This river has rapids rapids are dangerous and challenging. River with a length of 38 km is formed from the combination of two major rivers located in West Sumatra, namely Ombilin Trunk and Trunk Palangki. It made the river has become one of the largest rivers in the province. Kuantan rods are grouped in categories III difficulty level. This shows, that the trunk strength really good place for river rafting sports lovers to wade the river. Kuantan presenting difficulties stem variations of different fields, ranging from mild to dangerous obstacles. For example, in the direction of the river, the tracks that will be traversed by the participants with relatively mild rafting river is calm. Entering the middle, through which the field starts heavy with dangerous rapids rapids. While in the lower reaches of the river, the obstacles that face has entered the dangerous category with extreme rapids and obstacles that are difficult. Participants who pass through the lower reaches of this river, paddling the boat must be nimble in order to survive until the goal.

B. Feature

Kuantan trunk flows in hilly areas in the crevice between the towering boulder. The cliffs are standing strong cover part of the banks of the river is overgrown shade trees. The composition of the towering cliffs and the green expanse of trees the main attraction when wading rod Kuantan. In some places on the course location rafting sports activities there are also some interesting sights to visit, such as Rock Climbing for the sport of rock climbing, Waterfall Bar Tano, and the grotto or cave with stalactite expanse of stone for cave tours. The travelers will be entertained by the presence of some tourist attraction, which can be visited at a time when waiting for their turn to paddle and when it breaks after the completion of the rafting sport activities. Kuantan trunk is often used by groups both KPA Nature Lovers, Mapala, Sispala as a gym, nature expeditions, and the fringe of the river. Reasons Trunk strength is chosen because the river is still in good condition, large rivers flow, and natural conditions are still beautiful.

C. Location

Rafting is located in Kuantan Trunk Silokek Nagari, District Sijunjung, Sijunjung Regency, West Sumatra, Indonesia.

D. Access

Rafting location is approximately 120 km from the city of Padang, the capital of West Sumatra Province. Travel can be reached by public transport (bus), car rental, or a private car. If using public transport (bus), the journey starts from the Minangkabau Airport (BIM) to Pusak Padang city with transport Damri with tariff Rp 15,000. From the city of Padang towards Muaro Sijunjung terminal in the city Sijunjung. Usually the tourists be charged fees of Rp 25,000 with a travel time of about 4 hours (November 2011). From the terminal Muaro Sijunjung to the location within 14 km, the journey continues with rural transportation with the cost of Rp 3,000

Lampung, Way Besai Rafting

Lampung, Way Besai Rafting


Government of West Lampung regency, Lampung Province, to develop the tourism sector into one of the objectives of regional development programs for domestic and foreign tourists.

One of these natural attractions on offer whitewater rafting river in the path of government Besay Way, District Sumberjaya.

“Path Way Besay river with high levels of difficulty and challenge is perfect for adventurous travelers swift current of the river,” said the Head of Tourism and Culture of West Lampung regency, Hudaibi, in Liwa, Monday (5/12).

According to him, most of the state of rivers in this area is adequate to serve kawasaan white water rafting. “River Flows in West Lampung quite extreme and ranked second from the river contained Lampung Province,” he added.

In addition, he continued, the department of Tourism and Culture of West Lampung also plans to develop a more adventurous tourist sites are on four points in the region.

“For the adventurous, especially for lovers of sports hobbies swift current, I guarantee Besay River Way will satisfy you with wading jeramnya hobby,” he said.

West Lampung province was known as one million in the country with great natural potential, good farming, agriculture, and tourism.


South Sumatra, Manna River, Rafting

South Sumatra, Manna River, Rafting


Manna River divides the two provinces, namely in the southern province of Bengkulu in southern Sumatra upstream. In addition, there are a number of tributaries that some locations have a strong current with great rapids. Location is often used as white water rafting is the village of Tanjung Sakti in Bukit Barisan. Level of difficulty reaching grade 4.

Jambi, River Manau, Rafting

Jambi, River Manau, Rafting


Rafting here is so interesting because it crossed the hills and valleys. The more exciting because the terrain is steep and winding. The walls of the narrow gaps and cliffs of the river rapids, make rafting more exciting.

Manau River is one of the rivers in the District who has the upper Merangin in Kerinci Seblat National Park (TNKS). The flow of water over hills and valleys with steep terrain and winding. This river has a good field to be a place rafting sport.

The potential is exploited by Rafting Sports Association Jambi Province central of the Indonesian Association of Paddle Sports (PORDASI), as a place to exercise. Slowly but surely, sporting activities manau River rafting on the progress that was encouraging. In fact, athletes who participate practice began to arrive from outside the area. Seeing such conditions, the District Government Merangin then set manau Watershed area as a tourist destination in the district, especially for the sport of rafting. To support this, we perform the various efforts such as increasing the race, whitewater rafting, both local and national scale.

For tourists who like the sport of rafting, it is appropriate to choose manau River as one of the places to do sport. This is supported by the extreme terrain and obstacles are very challenging, like the walls of the river with a narrow slit, steep cliffs and surrounded by boulders, and river water that flowed with rapids and ready to throw anyone. By local people, the river is known as malignant, even among those who swallowed up the river to disappear into the distance at the end of the stream.

In this river, sports competitions ever held a national scale rafting three times-last held in 2007. The participants who took part in the race is pretty much white-water rafting. They come from various areas in Jambi Province as well as from other areas in the country. They come with one purpose, namely to try to conquer the wild rivers of water, extreme terrain race, and become the best of the other competitors.

Besides enjoying the challenge of river rafting sports, travelers can also enjoy treats the natural beauty along the river flow. The travelers will be entertained with a very beautiful natural scenery either when pedaling a paddle in the middle of the river and when the break following completion of the sport of rafting.

River Rafting sports activities manau contained in Air Batu Village, Kecamatan Renah Pembarab, Merangin District, Jambi Province, Indonesia. To reach the site, the tourists can use ground transportation, such as public transport (bus), a rental car or private car. The trip can be started from the city of Jambi to the Bangko City which is about 310 km with a time of about 4 hours. From City Bangko journey then continued to the location of tourist attractions, namely the Stone Water Village which is about 20 km with a travel time about 30 minutes.

On the location of tourist accommodation is not available or adequate facilities for tourists. Therefore, it is suggested, for the tourists to bring their own equipment, supplies required, such as boats, paddles, gear pumps, and equipment safety agency. If tourists want to spend the night in rafting location will need to prepare some supporting equipment, such as sleeping bags, tents for camping, and cooking equipment. If tourists require lodging and restaurants are more reasonable, it can get it at the Bangko City (Capital City District Merangin) who happened not far from the River manau.

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West Sumatra, Tarusan Batang River, Rafting

West Sumatra, Tarusan Batang River, Rafting


Starting from the village of Taratak a distance of only 20 minutes from Padang-Painan Cross Road. Yes, the river is visible from Jalan Padang Cross-Painan.Level of difficulty in grade 2 + to 3 in the dry season. Interestingly, although the water discharge tends to be stable in the dry season. But in the rainy season the level of difficulty reaching grade 4 +. The route starts from the village of Taratak a distance of only 20 minutes from Road Traffic Painan Padang. Pengarungan travel time of 2 to 3 hours with the characters in the upstream river narrow and fast currents. As well as having rapids, big rapids to be able to make the boat upside down.

North Sumatra, Asahan River, Rafting

North Sumatra, Asahan River, Rafting


This river is very challenging for whitewater rafting. With the speed of the river flow reaches 20 cubic meters per second, and within the grade 4 – to 5 +, making the river is often used as a match rafting international and national levels. Asahan River touted as the third best whitewater rafting in the world, after the Zambesi in Africa and the Colorado River in the United States. Forded a river along the 22 kilometers starting from the village of Stairs.

Aceh, Rafting, Alas River

Aceh, Rafting, Alas River



Alas River is the longest river along the western coast of Sumatra. It starts high in the central highlands of Aceh and streams towards the south through Mount Leuser National Park. This park has the most extended wildlife than anywhere else in Indonesia, with about 520 species of birds, 194 reptiles and 62 kinds of amphibious animals.

The river offers an interesting challenge which combined the wildness of the stream, the view of virgin rainforests, and the excitement of encountering with a parade of elephants or orangutans. The stream class varied between the classes of 1 to 5, from very easy to extreme.

Sobek, an American wildlife adventure company with experienced guides, is a pioneer for organizing rafting events in Alas River. They offer a one-day trip that usually starts from Serkil to Ketambe or Natam, near Kutacane, and several days rafting with a trip beginning in Ketambe and ending in Gelombang, South Aceh. It is quite an adventurous route since you have to pass through a dense tropical forest if you take a three day trip. At the stop points, if you feel like resting for a while, drop in the small cottages available around the area.

Start : Ketambe Village, Southeast Aceh Regency

Finish : Kuta Cane Village Southeast Aceh Regency

Length of Trip : 40 km, full day trip | 100 km, 3 day trip

Class of River : 4-5

Access : Asphalt Roads

Nearest Airport : Medan (7 hours)

Facilities : Humble cottages, restaurants, restrooms, telephone lines