Discover the best waterfalls of Bali: 15 magical waterfalls to add to your Bali bucket list!
Bali is home to a handful of hidden and magical waterfalls. If you like walking through lush jungle, clambering over rocks, and swimming at the food of a waterfall, then chasing Bali’s best waterfalls needs to be on your Bali bucket list! Some waterfalls in Bali are off the beaten track and less known, and some of them are wet and crowded. This post includes 15 waterfalls for you to discover in Bali, Indonesia.
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Chase bats and caves at the Tukad Cepung Waterfall
The Tukad Cepung Waterfall is still unexplored and a relative secret. You have to climb many stairs and walk through jungle to get to this beauty. The last walk includes some clambering over and under rocks while you walk down at some cliffs. Once you get to the end of the cave, you can see the waterfall flowing from a river above. The entrance fee is IDR 10.000.
Discover the hidden waterfall at Desa Musi
I haven’t visited this waterfall yet, but heard it is a hidden and refreshing waterfall to visit in Bali. There is a cliff area where a waterfall crashes powerfully into a natural pool. As the waterfall is hidden, the best way to reach this place is to ask the local villagers for directions.
Visit Bali’s most beautiful waterfall: Sekumpul Waterfall
If you are adventurous and love a good hike, you should visit the Sekumpul Waterfall in Bali. This place exists of seven waterfalls, with the tallest being more than 50 meters high. It will take you around 45 minutes to hike down. Along the way you have to take care of many slippery steps and sometimes cross a small river. The Sekumpul waterfall in Bali, is in my opinion, the most beautiful waterfall of Bali. You will definitely enjoy the amazing view.
Visit the lesser known twin beauty waterfall – Banyumala Twin Waterfall
The Banymala Twin Waterfall in Bali, Indonesia is a true beauty to visit. It is a bit hard to find, but once you get to it, it is overwhelming. You will see two flows of water crashing down. At the plunge pool, you can take a refreshing dip!
Be amazed by the unknown Tibumana Waterfall of Bali
The Tibumana Waterfall in Bali is still unknown, but definitely worth a visit! You have to park your scooter or car near rice paddy fields, and walk approximately 10 minutes down to the waterfall. The path is easy to walk and mainly cover by steps. At the end, you will find the 20-meter-high waterfall, surrounded by large rocks and moss green cliffs. The view is amazing and the entrance only costs IDR 10,000.
Visit an amazing waterfall in Bali: Nungnung Waterfall
The Nungnung Waterfall is a waterfall in Bali located nine hundred meters above sea level. The waterfall is more than 50 meters high and to reach it, you must descent more than 500 steps. Once down, you will be greeted by plenty of green rice paddy fields and a magnificent waterfall.
Slide down a waterfall at Aling-Aling Waterfall
The Aling-Aling Waterfall is a must visit of Bali! You can find seven waterfalls at Aling-Aling Waterfall Bali, but most fun is that you can slide down a natural water slide. You can get a life vest and slide down with (or without) the waterfall into a crystal-clear plunge pool that is great for swimming. There are also several smaller waterfalls that are suitable for jumping. Exciting! The 35-meter-tall Aling-Aling Waterfall splits at the top, and separates into two streams that fall at different speeds. High cliffs and green beauty surround the waterfall. Worth a visit!
A waterfall pool that you can lounge in: Tegenungan Waterfall
Closely located to Ubud, the Tegenungan is one of the most well-known waterfalls of Bali. It is known for its lush green surroundings and heavy water flow. Down the plunge pool, you can go bathing and refresh yourself. The best time to visit the Tegenungan waterfall is in the early morning, before the crowd will arrive. I was there around 09;00 AM and it was still rather quiet. The entrance fee is IDR 15,000.
Visit the true hidden waterfall of Bali: Kuning Waterfall
The Kuning Waterfall is located at a hidden location in the region of Bangli. After hiking for about 20 minutes, I was the only visitor down there at the jungle, in front of the 25 meters tall waterfall. The Kuning Waterfall drops itself in clean and fresh water, ideal for a swim. Around the waterfall, you can find plenty of large rocks where you can sunbath. This place is definitely worth a visit!
Visit the 50 meters tall Blemantung Waterfall
The Belmantun Waterfall in the Taban Region of Bali, is still a hidden waterfall of Bali. Only a few travelers know where to find the waterfall. With a height of 50 meters and surrounded by green rainforest, the waterfall is definitely worth a visit!
Do not skip one of the best waterfalls of Bali: Jembong Waterfall
The Jembong Waterfall is known as one of the best waterfalls in Bali, but not that well-known by travelers. It is located next to the famous GitGit Waterfalls and therefore, often skipped. The Jembong Waterfall has gentle slope and regular water flow, which makes it ideal for bathing.
Explore the beautiful Yeh Mampeh Waterfall
The Yeh Mampeh Waterfall is one of Bali’s tallest waterfalls and a true beauty to visit. You can hike down the falls and visit the nearby caves, or just simply swim.
Visit the most famous waterfall of Bali: GitGit Waterfall
The GitGit Waterfall is the most famous waterfall of Bali. The 35 meters tall waterfall is surrounded by lush greenery, and tourist shops.
Enjoy the Munduk waterfall
The Munduk Waterfall is a fifteen-meter-tall waterfall located in the rainforest around Munduk village and shouldn’t be skipped when visiting the northern part of Bali.
Hike down the unexplored Carat Waterfalls
The 100 meters tall Carat Waterfalls can be found closely to Tamblang. The waterfall is surrounded by beautiful greenery and many types of plants. The hike down is a bit tricky and involve some steep steps and cliffs.
Visit the Most Romantic waterfall of Bali: SingSing Waterfalls
The SingSing Waterfalls are closely located to Lovina and also worth a visit! The waterfall is known as the most romantic waterfall of Bali, due to its calming and peaceful atmosphere.
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I went to Bali last year and will definitely make a trip back, especially now that I have a great list of waterfalls to visit. I am a huge fan of waterfalls 🙂 The Tukad Cepung Waterfall is the one I really want to explore. Hope I can handle the hike. It sounds a little challenging.
Nice to hear you are planning to go back to Bali. There’s so much too explore on the island! The hike to the Tukad Cepung Waterfall indeed includes some clambering over and under rocks and is a bit challenging, but I am sure you will manage it! Enjoy!
Bali is at the top of my travel wishlist. And now that I’ve seen these waterfalls, particularly the Jembong Waterfall, I’m more determined than ever to get there. I love the idea of wandering through the jungle and coming upon one of these sights. Plus, there is no better way to cool off after all that hiking than taking a swim at the foot of one of those beauties! Thanks for sharing!
I’ve been twice to Bali, and never seen any of these! You’re so right about Sekumpal; it’s absolutely stunning. I never knew Bali had so many waterfalls on the island. If I return for a third time, I’ll be sure to stop by and visit a few!
Glad I could inspire you!! The waterfalls are gorgeous and truly worth a visit. I hope you can visit most of them when you return for a third time.