Setatah Waterfall in Jepara Regency, Central Java Province
Almost everyone loves an adventure in nature. This includes visiting beautiful waterfalls in Jepara Regency. One of them is called Setatah and it resides in Cicabe Village. In terms of region, it belongs to Batealit Sub-District. The fact is the waterfall is located in the west part of the famous vacation destination Wono Pinus Setro. Thus, it is likely tourists may explore both spots during the visit later. The most common motive to come to Setatah is definitely the adventure. It is because tourists are able to explore an exotic environment and conquer the difficult landscape before getting to the location. Those who love outdoor activities would be exited, for sure.
Once arriving at the site, tourists may feel the serene nuance right away. Thanks to the isolated location. The refreshing and cool sensation also welcomes visitors due to the presence of shady trees and splashing water. The wind is strong, too, in fact. In terms of size, Setatah Waterfall is not tall, but it has a wide appearance which is similar to that of the United States’ Niagara. The water discharge is considered strong, as well. Below, a vast natural pond resides and it is suitable for taking a bath and swimming. Some locals are brave enough to jump from the top of the waterfall into the pond directly! They consider it both fun and challenging.
Exploring Setatah Waterfall
Some people said that they have a memorable experience after visiting Setatah Waterfall. Well, both the beauty and comfy nuance indeed leave a deep impression to visitors, after all. The fact is tourists are likely to spend much time in that area. So, what makes tourists visit the waterfall? Some people come to the waterfall to enjoy the trekking experience! From the nearby village (Cicabe), tourists may pass through local farms located in a hill. The scenery looks more astonishing during the harvesting season, in fact. As for the trekking route, it is considered short and easy. For the information, it takes only about 10 minutes.
Well, after arriving at Setatah Waterfall, tourists may see a wide water discharge instead of the tall one. The strength depends on the season, though. That means the water discharge is quite strong during the rainy season and it becomes weaker during the hot season. Thus, tourists can choose the time to visit depending on their preference. So, what can they do on the site? Sightseeing and photography are a must! What is more?
The best thing to do in Setatah Waterfall is definitely bathing. The natural pond is safe and vast enough for everyone, after all. In fact, tourists are able to jump off the cliff and plunge into the pond directly. It is quite fun! Have no worries. For those who don’t like playing water, they can simply sit on nearby stones and enjoy the nuance peacefully instead.
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How to Get There
Before reaching Setatah Waterfall, tourists must head to Jepara Regency first. That means they may spend a trip for about 2 hours and 6 minutes if they come from Semarang City. The distance is 78.1 km, but the trip becomes faster if tourists take Kudus – Semarang Street. Once they get to Jepara, their next destination is Cicabe Village at Batealit Sub-District. The distance is 17.3 km, so the trip may take around 30 minutes only. As for the best route, it is recommended to take Raya Tahunan – Batealit Street.
Where to Stay
- Long Garden Guesthouse