Are you in for an adventure and to discover Bali’s incredible nature? Then a day of exploring the island’s most (or least) popular waterfalls is an activity to add to your list.
25 Must-See Waterfalls to Add to Your Bali Bucket List
Are you in for an adventure and to discover Bali’s incredible nature? Then a day of exploring the island’s most (or least) popular waterfalls is an activity to add to your list. From the seven waterfalls of Sambangan’s secret village to Gitgit, Bali’s most popular waterfall, we’ve covered most of them for you. Get ready to get mud on your feet and burn calories while trekking the jungle.
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Keep in Mind Before You Go
A few things you must not forget:
Mosquito repellent, because you’re heading into the forest.
Sunblock, a hat and sunglasses, because you don’t want to get sunburned.
Bathing suit, because you deserve the refreshing plunge when you finally reached the lagoon.
Camera, because you want to relive the astonishing sceneries when you’re back home.
Map of the Best Waterfalls in Bali
Sambangan Secret Garden
Amazing nature and huge greenish rock charm can be found at Sambangan Secret Garden. From the top of the soaring rock, a huge amount of water continuously falls down, splashing on the large black stones at the bottom of the waterfall. The bottom of the waterfall forms a shallow, small lake and stream. Sambangan Village covers 7 stunning waterfalls which offer delightful experiences that can be enjoyed by all ages!
The stunning Aling-Aling Waterfall is made for the adrenaline junkies out there (even though it can still be intimidating for them!).
The perfect combination of tranquillity and adrenaline Rush with a stunning retreat from the heat. The trek out to the waterfall is not for the faint-hearted, there are many ups and downs.
When you reach the falls you can enjoy the natural waterslide, enjoy the cliff jumps or you can choose to just chill in the waterhole.
Don’t stop here because there are still many interesting waterfalls to see with only a 5 minutes walk – Kroya, Kembar, and Pucuk Waterfall are all located together.
You will surely get “My Trip, My Adventure” vibes at Kroya Waterfall!
Kroya Waterfall is one of the Aling Aling waterfalls. It is the one which gives you the option of going down a natural waterslide. Tucked at Buleleng Regency, Singaraja, it has a myriad of interesting attractions that make you feel at home even though you are travelling away.
It has several natural waterfalls that make your eyes widen with its unspoiled atmosphere.
This waterfall reaches 12 meters high, visitors can jump from the cliffs at 5, 10 and 15 meters high. This is a waterfall for thrill-seekers.
One of the best waterfalls to visit in Bali is Kembar Waterfall.
This waterfall has a height of 10 meters and you can enter a cliff jumping area from the waterfall. You will be accompanied by experienced local instructors should you choose to jump to ensure everyone’s safety in the area.
Plunge yourself into a jump or just soak up the atmosphere around the waterfall.
Together with the Kroya and Kembar Waterfalls, Pucuk Waterfall is no less beautiful in its scenery and freshwater with an unspoiled atmosphere.
It’s magical and quiet, with only the sound of the water and the smell of the green forest.
Get your adrenaline pumping by diving off the 16m high cliff at Pucuk waterfall.
Served by the natural reservoir, the only question which exists when visiting this waterfall is whether to jump or not to jump. Your choice!
A waterfall love story, as Cemara Waterfall’s name, suggests is so impressively beautiful and related to romantic kind of things.
Locals believe if there is a couple who comes and visits Cemara waterfall their love story will remain long-lasting.
The nature surrounding this romantic waterfall is indeed beautiful and captivating.
This waterfall has a very large water discharge which has an extraordinary beauty that feels hypnotic to the visitors who come.
In contrast to the existence of the other waterfalls which are well known to many people already, Dedari Waterfall which is located on the edge of Tukad Melangit has the potential to become the newest destination.
This waterfall features beautiful natural scenery with green tropical trees.
When visiting Dedari waterfall you will feel at home with nature. You will also get the chance to witness “The Angels” bathing place.
Who’s up to camping overnight at a waterfall? Canging Waterfall is the best option for those who want to fall asleep to the sound of a flowing waterfall.
This is the first waterfall that you will reach if you go to Sambangan Secret Garden.
Since the waterfall area is pretty wide, many people use this place as a camping site, utilizing the natural resource and its gorgeous surroundings. Although it is a less explored waterfall by tourists because of its difficult road access if you visit you won’t be disappointed as it’s a nice slice of nature to enjoy.
Ye Mampeh Waterfall
Buleleng Regency has a number of interesting tourist objects that must be visited. One of them is Yeh Mampeh Waterfall.
This waterfall has its own beauty and uniqueness that other waterfalls don’t have.
Yeh Mempeh means flying water and the height of this waterfall is about 50 meters with fresh and clear water from the mountains.
This is also the best place for you to visit if you are visiting with children because the path leading to the waterfall is well built, making it safe for children to walk. From the parking lot to the waterfall itself just takes 15 minutes on foot.
Tukad Cepung Waterfall
If you ever see a picture on Instagram with a waterfall background that is located between steep cliffs and there is sunlight breaking through the cliffs, you can bet it is a picture of Tukad Cepung Waterfall, Central Bali tourism area, Bangli Regency.
If you take a quick look at the waterfall, it will look as if it falls from the sky because it is dazzled by the sun’s rays.
The Tukad Cepung Waterfall spring is from the spring above it, which makes the water overflow…
When walking through the cave expect water droplets from the top of the cliff above. Be careful of your phone and belongings.
This is one of Bali’s most Instagrammed waterfalls.
Tibumana Waterfall is unique and very different from other waterfalls in Bali. People also call it the Twin Waterfall because there are two waterfalls that flow side by side.
Around the Tibumana Waterfall, you can see lots of green trees and moss on the cliff walls. There is also a cave behind the waterfall and local people believe that this is a shortcut leading to Besakih Temple. It seems however, it is all just a belief, not a single person has dared to enter this dark and narrow cave.
If you are visiting or living in South Bali some of the waterfalls can be quite a drive to reach.Your closest waterfall to visit is Tegenungan Waterfall.
At this waterfall (which is not so far from Ubud) you’ll find a lot of green and tropical trees and a clear river. This can also be a great waterfall to include in a day trip to Ubud.
From the Sukawati market, which is the largest art market in Bali, it is only 4 km away and from Kuta, it takes around 45 minutes.
Although there are many stunning beaches in Bali, visiting Bali is not complete if you just enjoy the beauty of the beaches. You’d miss out on great views like the one at Sekumpul Waterfall.
Many people rate Sekumpul Waterfall as one of the most beautiful waterfalls on the Island of Gods, Bali.
The main attraction that makes Sekumpul Waterfall famous to its visitors is that it actually consists of a group of waterfalls.
There are seven waterfalls in one location, you’ll sometimes hear it referred to as The Seven Point Waterfall.
Sekumpul Waterfall is so special because of its hidden location. It takes a little extra effort to reach this waterfall, so before you visit make sure you prepare your stamina.
Have you ever heard about Nungnung Waterfall? This waterfall is located in Badung Regency, Bali.
One of the tallest waterfalls in Bali, 50 meters high and has a breathtaking view. It is not only domestic visitors who come here but also international tourists adore this waterfall too.
The splash of the water from the fall makes it even more beautiful. If you come here in the early morning you will be amazed by its beauty combined with the sun rising.
Before you go to this waterfall you need to prepare your energy and stamina because reaching the waterfall itself takes around 20 minutes and you have to go down a lot of steep stairs. Once you reach the waterfall though, it will blow your mind!
This waterfall is also part of our “a day with only 100k” itinerary of Ubud. Click here to read it.
Munduk Waterfall is located in Munduk Village, Banjar District, Buleleng regency. It is about 70 km from Kuta or 80 km from Ngurah Rai International airport.
Munduk Waterfall is an unspoiled waterfall with a height of about 15 meters. Under the waterfall, there is a pool that is quite wide and not too deep, allowing you to play in the water and capture the moment!
Before you reach Munduk Waterfall you will see plenty of coffee and clove plantations and tropical trees. For those of you who love trekking, visiting Munduk Waterfall will be an unforgettable experience.
Juwuk Manis Waterfall
Juwuk Manis Waterfall is one of the natural tourist attractions that must be visited if you go to the Jembrana area of Bali.
Here you will be able to see a unique waterfall with a water flow that is not too big. There are two small waterfalls side by side and also a pool under the waterfall, which makes the view even more beautiful.
This waterfall itself is not very well known among tourists. Therefore, it is the perfect place to relieve stress from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Especially if you spend time soaking in the small pool with fresh air and the green lush of trees.
This waterfall is different from other waterfalls in Bali because it offers something unique.
Jembong waterfall is divided into two levels, the first waterfall is about 15 meters high.
There are also a lot of pretty gardens around Jembong Waterfall area which are all well-maintained.
The road access to the waterfall itself is also very easily accessible.
If you are a photography lover or love to take selfie photos, then Jembong Waterfall will be a great place to capture during your trips in Bali.
This waterfall is also a great addition to your holiday itinerary with family and friends.
Gitgit Waterfall offers an amazing waterfall with fresh natural mountain water in a beautiful natural forest environment.
For those of you who like trekking, this waterfall is designed for you. With winding and up and down trails, passing through the rice fields and also local plantations, the trek to Gitgit can be challenging for some but is incredibly beautiful.
When you arrive you’ll feel the gentle breeze from the waterfall and feel the dew and splashes of water against your face.
You can also usually see monkeys on the roadside on your way to reach this waterfall in the Bedugul and Bratan areas (click here to learn more about different areas in Bali). The road to reach Gitgit Waterfall allows many opportunities to stop and take in the natural scenery from up high and capture the moment.
Dusun Kuning Waterfall
Dusun Kuning Waterfall is a natural attraction in Bangli Regency that is not famous and people rarely visit, but this waterfall has very charming and peaceful beauty.
This waterfall is located in Dusun Kuning so people simply call it Dusun Kuning Waterfall.
To get to the location of the waterfall you have to pass through the clove plantation, be sure to be careful when you pass through steep cliffs with dozens of stairs leading to the waterfall. Because of its amazing scenery, you shouldn’t feel too tired even though the path leading to the waterfall is quite extreme.
If you want to go to Dusun Kuning Waterfall prepare your snacks and mineral water because there is no food and drink stalls around this waterfall area.
Suwat Waterfall is an emerging tourist attraction still not many people know about it.
Suwat Waterfall is located in Suwat Village, Gianyar Regency. This waterfall has a very comfortable atmosphere with a natural environment that is beautiful and well maintained. Suwat waterfall has many unique attractions, from its beautiful waterfall and interesting photo spots.
There is a photo spot where you can take a picture using a unique bamboo raft. This can make your Instagram feed more interesting for sure!
Behind the Suwat waterfall itself, there is also a cave where you can enter, then you can climb the rock and jump into the Suwat water pool. This is the perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, and where you can take beautiful photos in the stunning scenery.
The name resembles an ancient drinking water container called Caratan or a jug.
At the location of Carat waterfall, there are actually two waterfalls. The first is a large one with a height of about 100 meters and is surrounded by a high and steep cliff.
The second is a small waterfall which is only 15 meters high. Access to the waterfall location is also interesting because you have to pass a path by crossing a bridge made of woven bamboo over a small river.
According to local residents, Carat waterfall is a little haunted, they recommend not saying any harsh words or damaging any objects when visiting this waterfall to keep the spirits calm.
Are you in the mood for finding the serenity and tranquillity sense of mother nature? Located in Tabanan District, Blahmantung Waterfall is a fascinating sight!
This hidden 25 meters height waterfall is a true testament to Mother Nature’s beauty.
Buckle up and bring your swimwear with you when visiting Blahmantung Waterfall. Enjoy both the cool breezy water and the birds that whizz around you catching insects.
Banyumala Twin Waterfall
Banyumala Twin Waterfalls is one of the highest waterfalls in North Bali.
As its name suggests, there are two waterfalls located next to each other. The waterfalls provide crystal clear water that you won’t be able to resist but swim in it.
This waterfall is suitable to visit with children. The walks are not so challenging if you can take your time. Take in the mesmerizing views and trace down the unspoiled forest which is located only 200 meters away from the parking area.
Kanto Lampo Waterfall
Kanto Lampo Waterfall, locally know as Air Terjun Kanto Lampo, is a remarkable hidden gem in the village of Beng, Gianyar.
This stunning waterfall owes its fame to its increasingly widespread presence on the internet and social media thanks to its terraced shape that creates vibrant effects of lights and shadows. Probably doesn’t hurt that it takes just 15 minutes to walk from the parking lot to get there.
So are you guys ready to become the next influencer of the moment?
But mind you, Kanto Lampo Waterfall is also a sacred place… show some respect for where you are!
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