The Voyage Bali – If you’re visiting Bali don’t forget to visit these mesmerizing Bali waterfalls. Otherwise your trip won’t be complete. Bali is a melting pot island that offers many attractions for everyone who visits. The waterfalls in Bali is one of its many wonders of nature ready for you to explore and enjoy to your heart’s content.
Some of these waterfalls are well hidden so you need to do your research beforehand. Hidden in deep jungles and valleys, you’ll feel like you just found the grandest treasures in the world when you arrived. Here are some waterfalls that will take your breath away.
Tukad Cepung Waterfall
This Bali waterfalls is located in Jalan Tembuku, Dusun Penida Kelod, Tembuku, Bangli regency. The best part of this waterfall is that it’s mostly still unknown to people. The waterfall just recently discovered by travelers and Tukad Cepung is still almost virgin, unexplored and uncharted. In this day and age, visiting this kind of place is an experience of a lifetime. If you love nature this is the ultimate destination for you. You can’t get closer to nature than this.
Before you depart, there is some preparation to do. The place is a bit challenging to get to. And since this is pretty much unexplored nature spot, you have to follow the procedure and don’t take it lightly. You will have to climb a flight of steps to get there, so gear up and brace yourself.
Also, equally important thing to know. You come here to enjoy the nature, respect the nature by being gentle of the natural space around Tukad Cepung. Locals are present and they’re not only trying to preserve it, their lives also strive around the area. So please keep that in mind.
Once you walk down the steps, try to look up. The cliffs surrounding you with waterfall flowing from a river above. Immerse yourself with the view and calming sound of the waterfall around you. The price to enter the area is very cheap. Only with 10.000 IDR you can enter the area.
A bit of warning, you need to be aware of the river water levels before you step inside the area. Rapid flooding may occur during rain, so please check beforehand.
Tegenungan waterfall is one of a few waterfalls that aren’t located in highlands or mountains. It’s one of the waterfalls that is perfect for swimming. The waterfall is unique, surrounded with lush green and heavy water flow. The water is fresh, better take your swimming gear or you’ll regret not swimming there.
There is a temple and bathing spot near the area. That’s why probably this Bali waterfalls is very popular among locals who are looking for a quick getaway from the busy city life. Considering the open spot near the waterfall, it’s a great spot to take pictures. There are spots that can easily capture the beauty of the nature surrounding the waterfall. Just be careful when walking around the edges of the cliffs.
The waterfall is very easy to access. You only need to drive for about 30 minutes from Denpasar to Tegenungan Kemenuh village in Gianyar. The distance only about 16 km. From there you will need to descent hundreds of steps alongside the bank of the River Tukad Petanu. The waterfall itself is quite isolated from the rest of the area. Consider this the warmup session before you dive in. The entrance is only IDR 15.000 per person.
Sekumpul waterfall is a great Bali waterfalls if you want to challenge yourself. Not really unknown to the world but the location itself will provide quite a challenge for visitors. The waterfall is pretty well hidden by the trees and cliffs surrounding it.
Getting there is very difficult. You must travel down many steps. Be wary, the steps are slippery. Then, you’ll have to cross a river to see the falls close up. If you need some help, you can ask people to take you there, don’t worry you’ll only need to pay a little bit of money. They will take you to the end of the road, then you can walk for about 50 meters. At the end of the journey you can enjoy the magnificent views of the waterfalls from high ground.
Also, what makes this waterfall unique from the rest is that instead of just one waterfall, it has seven. Thus, the name “sekumpul”, which means “group”. The waterfalls are scattered around the area, the tallest one can reach more than 50 meters upward. A suggestion, you’ll encounter a group of people beside the entrance. They will ask you to pay IDR 200.000 and they will give you a tour around the area. This is a scam, the route leading to the waterfall is well maintained and can be accessed with no problems. If you’re lost or something, you can just ask the locals. The entrance fee itself is only 10.000 IDR.
Gitgit waterfall is another great place to swim. The water is very refreshing, perfect place to go to when you’re feeling on. Jump right in the pool created by nature and lose yourself. No man-made pools in the world can top this.
With 22° Celsius, the water is clean, fresh and cool. The waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in Bali, it reached nearly 58 meters. The waterfall is located in the middle of a forest. Fresh water combined with green on all surroundings, you will remember this experience for the rest of your life. Truly a hidden paradise in Bali.
Entrance fee is only IDR 20.000 for adults and IDR 10.000 for children. It’s located at Jalan Raya Bedugul, Singaraja, Gitgit, Sukasada, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali 81161, it opens from Monday to Sunday, 8AM to 5 PM.
So, there you have it, the best waterfalls in Bali. Some are easy to access and some are a bit remote. No matter which waterfalls you decide to go to, always prepare and respect mother nature. Enjoy your time in Bali waterfall.