The Most Magnificent Waterfalls in West Kalimantan


West Kalimantan is a very large province and it has huge tourism potential. This province has everything; beautiful beaches, lush green forest, lovely waterfalls, magnificent lakes, and powerful rivers. As of waterfalls in West Kalimantan, you can find a lot of them to be very interesting.

Riam Dait Waterfall. via Instagram/yohanessatrio

Most of the waterfalls in this province are not yet fully developed to cater to tourists’ needs. The road to go to their locations might be challenging, but the reward is also beautiful. Here are some of the most beautiful waterfalls in West Kalimantan.

Nokan Nayan

The magnificent Nokan Nayan. via Instagram/hasan_sukron

This one is probably the tallest waterfall on Kalimantan. The drop is 180 meters high with a huge volume of water too. Additionally, the current is strong, and the waterfall is located in the middle of a lush green forest. There is no suitable word to describe it other than spectacular. Furthermore, this waterfall is located at Ambalau District, Sintang Regency.


The stream can be strong. via Instagram/ap_mata30

This is also a large waterfall which is a break at Landak River. Administratively, this waterfall is at Perbuah Hamlet, Merayuh Village, Air Besar District, Landak Regency. It is roughly 300 kilometers away to the northeast of Pontianak. In addition, the waterfall is 60 meters wide and 60 meters high, making it a magnificent view.


Rambo Terinting Waterfall. via Instagram/mikearound_

Locals also call this waterfall Terinting or Rambo Terinting. It is located at Sempatung Lawek Village, Air Besar District, Landak Regency. Terintik is actually also a multi-tiered waterfall with Ensiang River feeds it. The stream can be quite strong during the rainy season. Overall, this waterfall is 50 meters high.

Ampar Jawa

Beautiful scenery. via Instagram/suaraksa

This is an indeed panoramic waterfall. The water drops from a hanging cliff in the middle of the forest. In addition, the waterfall is somewhat hidden in the middle of the forest. The closest village is Perbuak, Air Besar District, Landak Regency. The view of the hanging cliff also gives this waterfall a unique characteristic.

Riam Dait

The two tiers of Riam Dait. via Instagram/m.kholid_damanhuri

You might not realize it when you come to this waterfall, but it is actually seven-tiered. Most people only visit the two tiers in the lower part. Additionally, the water in this waterfall has a reddish color. Furthermore, this waterfall is located at Sekendal Village, Air Besar District, Landak Regency. People also call this waterfall Rombo Dait and Remabo.

Terintik Waterfall. via Instagram/sonanitinegoro

West Kalimantan is really a wonderful place. This vast province indeed has a lot of natural wonders hidden in its green rainforest. The waterfalls in West Kalimantan is just one of the few attractions that you can explore.

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