Great Pekalen Rafting

Great Pekalen Rafting locates in Ranu Gedang village, Tiris district, 25 km from Probolinggo town, East Java province. It calls Ranu Gedang because there are many banana trees which means in the Javanese language is Gedang. The rafter can wade this river to split the water river flows and exotic waterfalls.

According to the local people, Probolinggo has charmed King Hayam Wuruk and Gajah Mada of the Majapahit kingdom. Both were fascinated by the natural beauty in the Probolinggo area. Possibly name ‘Probolinggo' comes from the word 'Prabu Linggih', which later amended the text word of 'Probolinggo'.

The rafting sport is gaining popularity in Indonesia since 1990. In the earlier time, mostly it was done by environmentalists and an impression to get. People can raft in this river with skill and get experience. Anyone can raft for sure with safety requirements. Strip river rafting is within 29 miles, and it divides into three areas.

Springwater comes from mountain streams Pekalen River and Gunung Lamongan. The width is between 5 to 20 meters, and it has a grade level between 2 and 3+. The water depth is about one up to three meters, and the distance of rafting down river Pekalen is 10 km.

  • Location: Probolinggo
  • River Name: Pekalen
  • Long of rafting: 12 km
  • Length of rafting: 2.5 hours
  • Grade level: II-IV
  • Start point: Ranu Gedang Village
  • Finish point: Ranu Gedang Village

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Indonesia Tourism: 
East Java Tourism