Bali isn’t only about beautiful white sandy beaches, rolling surf and watching the sunset by the ocean. This paradise island is also home to many wonderful of hidden natural treasures, including stunning waterfalls to add to your Bali bucket list.
Bali waterfalls come in a wonderful variety so you choose from easy nature treks to hidden cascades that are fit for adventurous travellers, hidden deep in the mountain forests of central Bali. Bali’s waterfalls reward you after your exciting journey through the island’s lesser explored regions, with immersive sights and sounds that promise a soothing experience.
Here are Top 20 hidden waterfalls that will guarantee you a refreshing retreat.
1. Tegenungan Waterfall
Tegenungan Waterfall is the beauty and hidden waterfall in Ubud village, exactly located in Tegenungan Kemenuh town, District Sukawati, Gianyar. Waterfalls are sharp drops along the course of a conduit, truly its a particularly lovely spot to stay in light of the way that green and nature home including. Typical scene around Tegenungan Waterfall is genuinely delightful, with green trees and beautiful.
2. Gitgit Waterfall
A tropical jungle with natural swiming pool – Gitgit Twin Waterfall. . Gitgit Waterfall is a beautiful tourist destination in north part of Bali. Gitgit waterfall is located in the plateau area with the height about 35 meters and it is surrounded by tropical tree and emits the constantly natural water debit during the year. Waterfall voice around the charming nature was amazing and it was the separate attraction which can be enjoyed by each visitor who comes to visit. There are some plantations protecting the rain forest around the waterfall and in this place we often met the wild monkey to get the water from this waterfall.
3. Secret Garden of Sambangan
Hidden away in the far north Bali is the village of Sambangan. Only the locals and a handful of savvy tourists have experienced the breathtaking splendour of the jungles and waterfalls near Sambangan, known as the Secret Gardens. The gardens are a chain of natural pools and cascading waterfalls hidden within the lush Balinese rainforest. There are seven falls in total and it takes a three hour trek deep into the jungle to explore most of them. Remote and unspoiled, the scenery here is among the most beautiful in Bali.
The pools are filled with cold spring water, perfect for cooling off after the long jungle trek, and some of the waterfalls even serve as natural waterslides for the daring! Directions: The nearest resort area to Sambangan is Lovina on Bali’s north coast, and it’s recommended you overnight here if you want to make the trek to the gardens. You’ll want a guide to lead you safely through the rainforest to the best spots. Enquire in Lovina about hiking tours from Sambangan village, about a 20 minute drive from Lovina. Coordinates here
4. Banyumala Twin Waterfall
Banyumala Waterfall is one of the lesser known waterfalls in Bali. It is located north of Lake Buyan in northcentral Bali. Unlike many trails this is a completely natural trail and rarely hiked trail. Just past the waterfall is a water curtain of various trickles of water down a wall of lush rocks.
5. Tibumana Waterfall
Tibumana waterfall is a beautiful hidden paradise and just up the river from the much more touristic falls of Reng Reng. Mainly visited by locals, this waterfall is generally quiet as it is a 5 minute drive off the main road and then a 5-10 minute walk to the falls themselves. Tibumana is located just a 30 minute drive from Ubud and highly recommended for those wanting to escape from the tourists and enjoy the peace and tranquility. It is one of the most peaceful and beautiful falls in all of Bali and a place to relax and enjoy the tropical jungle vibes.
6. Tukad Cepung Waterfall
Tukad Cepung Waterfalls – unlike most waterfalls, this waterfall surrounded by cliffs that the circular shape. But you should be cautious yes, the river is above the waterfall can suddenly overflowed tablets. If so, you can not go this spot because it is very dangerous. We recommend that you ask in advance whether the river flow waterfall is being overflowed or not.
Location: Tukad Cepung Waterfalls – Jl. Tembuku, Dusun Penida Kelod, Tembuku, Bangli.
7. Sekumpul Waterfall
Sekumpul Waterfall, located in the village of Sekumpul, is touted as the most beautiful waterfall in Bali. To see it up close requires a little bit of effort, so this is one for the real adventurers out there! It will take a dirt road, lots of slippery steps, and the crossing of a river to get you nearby, but trust us, it’s worth the trek! You can ask locals to take you there in exchange for a bit of money, which will get you stunning views from above, but Sekumpul Waterfall is often best enjoyed from a distance. What makes this waterfall different to most others is that there are, in fact, seven! All reach different dizzying heights into the treetops, and each spill varying amounts of water.
8. Kanto Lampo Waterfall
Kanto Lampo waterfall was recently created after an avalanche hit the Kanto Lampo River region in Kelod Kangin hamlet, Beng village, Gianyar, Bali. The beauty of this newly formed waterfall rushes over the quarry rock face. The waterfall is about 10 meters form the Kanto Lampo spring. . Previously the water that now partly flows over the cliff was used for irrigation of farm land. Above the cliff, there is a water irrigation channel but now the water also endlessly gushes over the cliff. . Apart from a great tourist attraction residents voiced their concern that the new waterfall would disrupt the flow of water from the irrigation channel to the farmers’ paddy fields. However local authorities reassured residents that there was plenty of water still running through the irrigation channel. The Kanto Lampo Spring seems to be abundant as it now supports the beautiful cascading waterfall as well as the water needed for farming. . News of the waterfall in the Kanto Lampo River has spread like wild fire and social media played a huge part as youth from the nearby village started posting pictures. . The Kanto Lampo waterfall location is very exotic, a beautiful waterfall on the rocks. Hopefully, this location can be well maintained.
9. Gerombong Waterfall
Gerombong Waterfall, is one of the best waterfalls in Bali. Located in Lemukih Village, Buleleng this waterfall is a must to put on your places to be visited in Bali list. . For Gerombong Waterfall, it has four waterfalls. Three of them are in one place that we can enjoy all of them at one time and another one is beside them but need to take the other way. I don’t really know the exact height. There are two ways to get there. It can be reached from Bedugul and Singaraja. If we come from Bedugul it will only take about 9 KM. But if we come from Singaraja, it will take 20 minutes only. Actually it was my third times coming to this waterfall and of course the first time for Armi. However, the first and second I was only checking one waterfall. This third time, I was in the other side enjoying the three waterfalls at one time.
10. Munduk Waterfall
Munduk Waterfall is one of the fabulous waterfall on the island that is located in the village of Munduk, north Bali. The path down to the waterfall is densely planted with clove and coffee trees as well as Avocado, Taro, Banana and some Durian tree. You can have such a great exercise while learning about the local farm and getting to know better of the local vegetation along the path down to the mighty waterfall.
11. Nungnung Waterfall
A narrow river with canyons and lush green scenery all around, with waterfalls coming from high above into the river, this is Nungnung waterfall .
Of all the spectacular waterfalls in Bali, Nungnung Waterfall is one of the most beautiful and impressive, but also virtually unknown to tourists. A real treat to those intrepid enough to seek it out! . Descend into a deep, cool gorge down hundreds of steps and you will be rewarded with an amazing sight. Nungnung is 70 meters high, and the amount of water thundering down into the plunge pool is truly impressive, especially during the rainy season. Nature and photography lovers will be blown away by this magical place and it makes a wonderful day!
Nine hundred metres above sea level in a small village in the middle of nowhere, lies NungNung Waterfall. The journey there is quite lovely, with lush green rice paddies and plantations in every direction. The car park is easy enough to find, but once you get there prepare for the long descent ahead in order to find the waterfall. Before you see it, you will most definitely hear it, as the thunderous sound of thousands of litres of water crashing into a pool below is hard to ignore! Once you’ve reached the bottom of the five hundred and nine steps [think of the workout you’re getting!] your eyes will get their first glimpse of the stunning fifty metre high waterfall.
12. Tembok Barak Waterfall
Tembok Barak Waterfall is being famous last year ago. The location is quite hidden to be the reason why Tembok Barak Waterfall is just exposed to the media. Waterfall Wall Barak like a liliput among other Balinese tours that are already worldwide. Why called Tembok Barak? the word “tembok” means “wall”. While the word “Barak” is taken from the Balinese language which means “red”. So, Tembok Barak Waterfall is synonymous with the name of Red Wall Waterfall. Why called “Red Wall”? Because the wall that located behind the red waterfall. However, you need to pay only for the parking ticket, there’s no entrance ticket. Its very good and becoming one of must visit places in Buleleng.
13. Bunutin Waterfall
As the name implies, Bunting Waterfall are located in Bunting Village, Kintamani and a roadside sign directs visitors to the location of the falls, which are however some way from the road, so visitors should be ready for a bit of a hike. In fact, there is no actual path to the falls, so vishave to pass through 300 meters of tangerine orchards.
The fatigue endured by visitors is well paid off when they reach the falls and experience the pristine beauty of the setting. The crystal clear water and lush vegetation are sure to make all visitors want to linger. However, visitors wanting to swim in the pool at the base of the waterfall should proceed with caution as they is quicksand that could be hazardous if stepped into.
14. Aling-Aling Waterfall
Aling-Aling’s waterfall is as clear as crystal, refreshing and offers a great opportunity to cool down a little during those sticky days, as it has the most waterfall pools around. . The fresh crystal clear water from the mountains and the surrounding green sceneries will make you feel close to nature. This place is the most entertaining waterfall in all of Bali, not only because of the natural pools, but you can also go sliding and jumping in the waterfall itself. It’s fun, challenging, and refreshing!
15. Sing-Sing Waterfall
If you are heading to the north of Bali, you’ll definitely want to make a pit-stop here. SingSing Waterfall is located in the Labuan Haji Temukus district, near Lovina. It has been touted as the most beautiful waterfall in Bali, due to its calming and peaceful atmosphere. Sit among the natural surroundings with your lover, listen to the calm waters rippling down a cascade, or take a dip together in the fresh water, before heading to one of the yummy nearby restaurants for a bite to eat. This experience is nothing short of paradisal tranquility.
16. Jembong Waterfall
Jembong Waterfall is known as one of the best waterfalls in Bali. But it is in fact rarely visited due to its proximity to the famous Git Git falls. And that may actually be a blessing in disguise – Jembong offers stunning unspoiled beauty. Although the falls isn’t very high, its gentle slope and regular water flow makes it ideal for soaking in to enjoy the beautiful green jungle surroundings, and for spiritual healing. Directions: Getting to Jembon Waterfall takes about 2.5 hours from Denpasar, a distance of around 70 km. Simply travel towards the Singaraja regency, and past Git Git Waterfall. Signage is not often clear, and you may need to ask for directions. Coordinates here.
17. Yeh Hoo Waterfall
Yeh Hoo waterfall is one of beautiful destination in Bali. It’s located in Tabanan regency. This place near from Jatiluwih Rice Terrace. From Denpasar you need about 1,5 hours to get this place. Before you find this waterfall, you must walk and through the ricefield for 15 minutes. In Yeh Hoo waterfall, the water is very clean and fresh. The scenary is beautiful and very quite. From the photo we can see, Yeh Hoo waterfall is not too high. It’s just about 2 meters. And the river around the waterfall is not too deep. So you can play the water.
18. Guyangan Waterfall
Guyangan Waterfall is a very popular attraction located on the island of Nusa Penida, just off the west coast of Bali. It is a largely undeveloped island with only one resort having been built there. Right next door to Nusa Penida is Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan, two smaller islands situated closer to the coast of Bali. These islands have plenty more accommodation options and are a quite tourist friendly, so you may wish to stay there if you are planning a trip to visit Guyangan Waterfall. . This waterfall will take your breath away and so will the journey there… Literally. If you don’t like stairs or you are incapacitated in some way then this might not be the best adventure for you. There is a lot of walking and the terrain is quite challenging, including a 200 meter cliff of very steep stairs to scale. You will need to hire a motorbike to get around on Nusa Penida or maybe even a motorbike with a driver as the signage is quite primitive and difficult to understand if you aren’t a local. . Of course the trip there is absolutely worth it when you see this spectacular thing nature has produced. Located on the south west coast, the waterfall is not one you can swim beneath like you may have assumed, but there is a natural spring nearby if you do fancy a dip. Instead, when you finally get to see the waterfall there is a stretch of fence in the viewing area that you can lean over, the security guards will stop any untoward behaviour.
19. Goa Rang Reng Waterfall
Goa Rang Reng Waterfall – It is located on Banjar Gitgit, Bakbakan Village, Gianyar. As the name suggests, there is a cave and headwater which is used by locals as a place for Melukat, a spiritual cleansing ritual for Balinese Hindus. It’s a beautiful destination that you should visit.
20. Cemara Waterfall
Cemara Waterfall , locals in the village Sambangan call Cemara waterfall because there are pine trees were very large and high, to see the waterfalls we have to pass through the streets uphill consisting of five climbs, passing rice fiels sambangan trekking -aling aling waterfall sambangan – trekking – tirta kuning in the area of the estuary, and the most challenging is that you must pass through the wilderness, to find this waterfall you have to walk for one hour, but fatigue will disappear when you already arrived at this waterfall, where the air is very cool, peaceful atmosphere, just the sound of splashing water that falls, this waterfall has a height of about 25 meters, and has a width of about 7 meters, this waterfall is great for you lover selfie , waterfalls cascading waterfall in a stream of water flowing directly from the lake Tamblingan and untouched by settlements, it makes the water in this waterfall is very clean, For you lovers of camping, this place is a very special place, in addition to the availability of natural resources such as wood, vegetables and herbs that you can use to survive, and when you do camping, it is suggested to bring a jacket because the air temperature in the water the waterfall is very cold.