Whitewater tubing, Bantimurung, Sulawesi
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Whitewater tubing, Bantimurung, Sulawesi

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Bantimurung waterfall is a tourist attraction in South Sulawesi. It attracts thousands of visitors every weekend and public holidays. Many brave the waters in truck inner tubes.

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