The very Dramatic Lata
this very scenic and large Waterfall, there is only one signboard
prompting travelers to its destination. It is located on the
North bound direction from Setiu to Jertih along Highway 3. Just
before kampong Jabi, keep a look out! If you miss it, not
problem. A left turn road in the midst of Jertih will take you to
Kampong Bukit Payong. From there, the kampong folks and nearer to
Kampong Bekok, adequate signage's are installed. A good 25
kilometers though, on very good roads.
the end of 1999 this waterfall forms the backdrop of the
"Mild Seven" and a couple more advertisements with the
||This is the parking area
after a 5 kilometers drive over a narrow, solitary paved
road. from the row of hawker stall, you can be assured
that patronage of the Park on weekends is overwhelming!
|Behind the car park, comes the
complexes of Park's headquarters, chalets and registration
||The broad pathways leads straight
into primary forest and also the river bank. Here a
suspension bridge takes visitors over to the
"right" bank of the river, where the track to
the waterfalls starts.
|This board here detail the size of
each of the 5 waterfalls. The trekking distance and
approximate time required.
from here onwards proper walkways at
some area paved and equipped with steps at the gradient.
||700meters/ 20 minutes
||750 meters/30 minutes
||850 meters/40 minutes
||900 meters/45 minutes
At a junction after
the 1st waterfall, the trail breaks off towards the right and an
up hill trail leads to the 5th waterfall beyond the lower series
of 4 waterfalls.
||The 1st waterfall is hardly a
"fall" but a series of cascades into a very
large pool of clear water. Substantial portion of this
pool is shaded.
|This is the 3rd waterfall emptying
into another clear pool of water. many of the pools shown
are unsuitable for swimming as they are deep and
accompanied by strong turbulent.
|This is the 4th waterfall and the
show piece of the Park.
A tall near vertical fall of over 80
meters tall. It is divided into a 2 prongs down
||At the base of this huge waterfall
there is this fair size pool with a sandy bed
fully developed and crowded on weekends, this Park is worth a
visit.. Furthermore the trek to go up the last and uppermost
waterfall makes the whole trip an interesting outing.