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Bali Waterfalls – What are and where are the best waterfalls in Bali?

best waterfalls in bali

There’s much more to Bali than just the beautiful beaches, stunning sunsets and delicious cocktails. The paradise island Bali has many hidden natural treasures that you should definitely tick off your bucket list, Bali waterfalls are just one of them.  Whether you’re planning a trip to Bali or currently there, here are the best waterfalls in Bali you need to visit.

Sekumpul Waterfall Bali
Sekumpul Waterfall Bali

Uncovering the best waterfalls in Bali

If your idea of fun is wandering through jungles, climbing over rocks and spending time at stunning waterfalls, then you’ll love these. Bali is home to more than 13 waterfalls and many of them are perfect to plaster all over your Instagram feed. Ready to find out best waterfalls in Bali? Let’s dive in!

Bali Waterfalls #1 – GitGit Waterfall, Singaraja

GitGit Waterfall, Singaraja
GitGit Waterfall, Singaraja

GitGit waterfall located in Singaraja is by far one of the easiest waterfalls to discover. It’s easily reachable by road is one of Bali’s most famous tourist attractions. So with that in mind, this one might be worth visiting early in the morning to avoid the crowds. The waterfall is believed to be thirty-five metres high and is surrounded by beautiful greenery. You’ll have plenty of photo opportunities.

GitGit Waterfall Parking Address: Jl. Raya Bedugul – Singaraja, Gitgit, Sukasada, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali 81161, Indonesia

Bali Waterfalls #2 – Sekumpul Waterfall, Singaraja

Sekumpul Waterfall, Singaraja
Sekumpul Waterfall, Singaraja

The Sekumpul waterfall is one of my favourites, in my opinion, it’s one of Bali’s most beautiful waterfalls. Getting up close to this incredible waterfall does take some legwork, but it’s definitely worth it. Make sure you’ve got the right clothing on as you’ll be required to cross dirt roads and paths, lots of slippery rocks and of course the rivers you’ll need to cross close by. It’s quite a trek, but thankfully, you’ve got the locals you can rely on which are more than happy to take you there in exchange for a small fee.

They’ll also be happy to take pictures for you and depending who you go with, some will also give you a fresh young coconut after exploring the waterfalls.

Sekumpul Waterfall Address: Sekumpul, Sawan, Lemukih, Sawan, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali 81171, Indonesia

Bali Waterfalls #3 – Tegenungan Waterfall, Ubud

Tegenungan Waterfall
Tegenungan Waterfall, Ubud. Photo credit: Vera van Oudheusden via flickr

Tegenungan waterfall is located within Ubud village, which is not the norm for waterfalls in Bali. They are usually found in mountains, so getting to this waterfall isn’t too much hassle. The waterfall is still beautiful and also has a temple nearby too, making it worth the visit!

Tegenungan Waterfall Address: Jl. Raya Tegenungan, Kemenuh, Ubud 80581

Bali Waterfalls #4 – Munduk Waterfall, Buleleng

Munduk Waterfall Bali. Photo credit: Andreia via flickr

The beautiful Munduk waterfall is situated in the rainforest around Munduk Village within Buleleng. This stunning waterfall is definitely worth the visit, it’s a  fifteen-metre high waterfall with two twin lakes and clove plantations, rice fields and Bali’s beautiful mountains all as an incredible backdrop.

Munduk Waterfall Address: Jl. Kayu Putih – Munduk, Munduk, Banjar, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali 81152

Bali Waterfalls #5 – NungNung Waterfall, Petang

NungNung Waterfall, Bali.
NungNung Waterfall, Bali. Photo credit: junaidrao via flickr

NungNung Waterfall is another beauty situated in a small village where you would least expect it, nine hundred metres above sea level. There’s a car park nearby which is fairly easy to find, but just be prepared for the long hike to discover the waterfall. This is definitely one for the Instagram feed!

NungNung Waterfall Address: Air Terjun Nungnung, Belok/Sidan, Petang, Badung Regency, Bali

Bali Waterfalls #6 – Aling-Aling Waterfall, Sambangan

Aling-Aling Waterfall Bali
Aling-Aling Waterfall Bali. Credit: Dion Hinchcliffe via flickr

One of the best Bali waterfalls for adrenaline seekers! The Aling-Aling Waterfall is perfect for sliding down thirty-five metres eventually landing in the crystal clear pool -which is also fantastic for a swim! So make sure you pack your swimwear! Whilst the journey to this waterfall can be tough, walking across various rice fields, up and down lots of steps, it’s all worth it when you reach the waterfall. There are also several other waterfalls close by too, so make sure to explore those, or get a local to give you a tour.

Aling-Aling Waterfall Address: l. Raya Desa Sambangan, Sambangan, Sukasada, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali

Bali Waterfalls #7 – Carat Waterfalls, Singaraja

Carat Waterfalls, Bali
Carat Waterfalls, Bali. Credit: Eka Bon via flickr

The Carat Waterfalls are situated very close to the village of Tamblang within Singaraja. The journey to get there can be a little tricky, you’ll be required to trek around eight hundred metres, which includes various obstacles including a wobbly bamboo bridge and steep cliffs, so this one is for those who are a little more experienced. When you arrive, there are two waterfalls, a small and large one, along with a small pool at the bottom, again perfect for those who would love to go for a swim.

Carat Waterfalls Address: Tambalang Village, Kubutambahan District, Singaraja Bali

Bali Waterfalls #8 – Blahmantung Waterfall, Tabanan

Blahmantung Waterfall, Bali
Blahmantung Waterfall, Bali. Credit: New Bali via flickr

The incredible Blahmantung Waterfall is nestled within Tabanan, surrounded by plenty of coffee plantations and the beautiful green rainforest. This is one of Bali’s many hidden treasures and will take quite some time to get there. Climbing over slippery rocks can be quite a difficult one for some, so take care when doing so. For those that love a good jump, you’ll definitely enjoy this fifty metres high waterfall with a plunge pool below.

Blahmantung Waterfall Address: Pujungan, Pupuan, Tabanan Regency, Bali

Bali Waterfalls #9 – Jembong Waterfall, Sukasada

Jembong Waterfall Bali
Jembong Waterfall Bali. Credit: New Bali via flickr

Jembong Waterfall, one of Bali’s stunning unspoiled treasures with natural surroundings is ideal for those visiting GitGit Waterfall. It’s not too far away and is known for spiritual healings to take place. It’s situated in the Theobroma cacao area, so keep an eye out. It’s also another one of Bali’s waterfalls perfect for bathing due to its gentle slope and the water flow.

Jembong Waterfall Address: Unnamed Rd 81161 Indonesia, Ambengan, Sukasada, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali 81161

Bali Waterfalls #10 – SingSing Waterfalls, Lovina

SingSing Waterfalls Bali
SingSing Waterfalls Bali. Credit: Gary Hayes via flickr

If you’re spending a reasonable amount of time in Bali and plan to head up north, then SingSing Waterfall is worth a visit. Located in right near Lovina, in Labuan Haji Temukus district, you’ll find this beauty. It’s commonly recognised as the most romantic waterfall in Bali, mostly due to its calming peaceful atmosphere.

SingSing Waterfalls Address: Tigawasa, Banjar, Buleleng Regency, Bali

Bali Waterfalls #11 – Yeh Mampeh Waterfall, Singaraja

Yeh Mampeh Waterfall Bali
Yeh Mampeh Waterfall Bali. Credit: New Bali via flickr

Bali’s tallest waterfall, Yeh Mampeh Waterfall can be discovered in a small village called Les. It’s quite a hike down the falls, but absolutely worth it. You’ll be able to explore the nearby caves, swim in the fresh water and top up the tan whilst taking in the beautiful surroundings of the green hills. One of Bali’s most beautiful natural surroundings.

Yeh Mampeh Waterfall Address: Les, Tejakula, Les, Buleleng, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali

These are, in my opinion, the best waterfalls in Bali. All of which offer beautiful views, lots to explore and some with plenty of great restaurants nearby. Just take care when visiting them as some can be a little tricky.

Which of these Bali waterfalls would you visit and tick off your bucket list?

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