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Boating around the dam

You can explore the dam by boat, IDR 10K/person. The sceneries from the boat is so green and... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Nurul H
Yogyakarta Region, Indonesia
Sermo Reservoir

Sermo Reservoir is a nice place to visit. As a Reservoir, Many attraction like boat tour, watching... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Dusun Sermo, Desa Hargowilis, Kecamatan Kokap, Kulon Progo, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

There are so many things you can do there. You can go fishing, explore the Area with boat, explore pines forest, camping or just enjoying the water.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gunawanhandoko
Reviewed 31 May 2018

basically a man-made lake (reservior) that's quite poorly maintained, surrounded by greenery. you can pay 10K for quite a long boat ride, but minimum 5 pax to go. will not recommend this place, unless you are nearby (eg. taking instagrammable shots at kalibiru national park)...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mia F
Reviewed 7 February 2018

you can rent a boat by paying Rp. 10.000/person to following tour round the lake. We can see the Pule payung and other spot picture up the hill. amazing place to visit

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Aharyati
Reviewed 6 December 2017

You can explore the dam by boat, IDR 10K/person. The sceneries from the boat is so green and beautiful

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Nurul H
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Sermo Lake located in Wates Region, this is a lake that made by human which has purpose for conserve the water and natural resources ,it surrounding by the hill and green area. Now this place has another function as recreational place and education too. you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Andreaschandra86
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The place, as the name suggests, is basically a huge water reservoir surrounded by greeneries. You'll pass this place on your way to Kalibiru, so it's a nice place to snap some photos and rest. But if you just want to visit this place, not...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Dhena A
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Good place to look Sermo Reservoir. To going there, must take a long time from Jogja and must take a private transport like taxi or rent car. This place before is a village.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank BambangR26
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Sermo Reservoir is a nice place to visit. As a Reservoir, Many attraction like boat tour, watching traditional dance, like Jatilan (every Sunday / Public Holiday) and other art performances, and take a photo of the scenery. This place is still natural.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank DanangW
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Only 30 min ride from Kalibiru, you can visit this place. This place is a dam that provide water powered electricity. The view was good. If you visit here, make sure to have boat ride for Rp 10k/person using large boat that can provide for...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Hilman W
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I went here in the morning around 9-10AM. It is a man-made pool(?). It is quite new attraction as there was only a few people beside my family and I. The background of the mountain is stunning. Our driver mentioned that it is also beautiful...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Anastasia C
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