Summary: Reached via a "jungle trek" up the river, the Pisang Falls (or Sungai Pisang waterfall) is an impressive waterfall that plunges into a natural swimming hole.

Also known as “Banana Falls”, Pisang Falls (Sungai Pisang waterfall) is located along a tributary of the Gombok River. The river cascades over a series of rocks into a deep pool and swimming hole at the base of the falls.

Pisang Falls (Sungai Pisang)

The falls are reached by a “jungle trek” up the river, past some smaller cascades. Expect to get wet feet – and look out for leeches, especially during the wet season.

MG 0036 LR Pisang Falls (Sungai Pisang) - the Banana Falls on the Gombok River

Getting to Pisang Falls (Sungai Pisang)

Located near Batu Caves, access to the waterfall is via the old Gombak Highway. Park near the Jungle Lodge, and follow the river upstream, under the Karak Highway.

Featured Guides

A list of hiking guidebooks I've researched, purchased and used. Each is rated based on it's overall value.
Subscribe via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to Hiking the World, and receive notifications of new posts by email. (A hike is added every 1-2 weeks, on average.)

Join 1,185 other subscribers


Leave a Reply