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Gelatik Cave

Gelatik is natural cave, it lies in Karangmojo, Bejiharjo, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta. The presence of natural Gelatik cave became one of destinations that support the existence of tourist in Bejiharjo village. Gelatik cave was previously imprisoned as place for people, who wants something to manifest desires. But since it opened as tourist spot is no longer use to be imprisoned.

To enter Gelatik cave, will be accompanied by adventure guide provided fixtures in the form of a helmet to keep heads from impact and shoes to cave walls during the journey in cave a bit slippery. It will keep you not to slip and oxygen tank just in case if will run out of oxygen in the cave, because the cave is airtight and one another equipment of flashlight. Rather narrow cave door made more complete cave adventure cruising to enter the cave and crawl for 15 meters. Gelatik Cave is dry cave, because unlike Pindul cave which is the flow of river water. The cave still some what muddy due to dripping water from the stalactites. Dark, moist and airtight, it makes its own challenges for those who has the gut in to Gelatik cave.

Inside Gelatik cave are offered stunning scenery with stalactite and stalagmite that is still in production, so do not ever hold stones that still drain the water, meaning stalactite or stalagmite is still alive. It will be reminded by instructor before entering the cave, it is expected that the presence of stalactites and stalagmite which always evolving. For those who want to feel water flowing through the stalactite and stalagmite, reportedly can make young and beautiful if rubbed into the face of having to wait until the dripping from the tip of stalactite and stalagmite. Also stalactite and stalagmite that is dead is equally interesting, to decorate on all wall's cave and it will be more shiny when exposed to light. It is really stunning beauty in the darkness time.