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30 Sep 2023 - 4 min read

Best Ubud Waterfalls with Beautiful Views 

Many areas in Bali, including Ubud, offer a choice of waterfalls with their uniqueness.

Bali is a popular tourist destination famous for its natural beauty. Visitors come to Bali to enjoy the beaches and water activities and explore the local waterfalls.

The Ubud waterfalls that you can visit are tegenungan, layana, nungnung, sumampan, tribumana, bali, and suwat waterfalls. There are waterfalls with fantastic heights and very heavy flows, or a gentle discharge as the waterfall widens.

Some have pools underneath, which are fun to swim in. You can visit it based on many considerations, including travel routes, opening hours, and distance to its location. Therefore, read the following review to learn more about each Ubud waterfalls which can be your holiday guide.

Ubud Waterfalls Worth Visiting

1. Sumampan waterfall

Location: Kemenuh, Sukawati, Gianyar Regency, Bali

Open hours: 09.00 am to 05.00 pm

Price to enter: Free of charge

The location of Sumampan Waterfall is quite close to Tegenungan Waterfall, so you can tour both of these waterfalls even though they are both waterfalls and get different experiences, especially since Sumampan Waterfall has human intervention.

This waterfall was formed due to a leak in the irrigation tunnel, causing the water to leak down off the cliff. Initially, it was only a 2-meter stream, then, due to dredging, a cliff appeared that reached a height of 15 meters. Another uniqueness continues with the stones, which have unique patterns made by an artist named Nyoman Retana around 2018.

2. Tegenungan waterfall

Location: Jl. Ir. Sutami, Kemenuh, Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali

Open hours: 07.00 am - 06.00 pm

Price to enter: Starts from US$ 1.31 - 2.63

Experience the stunning beauty of Tegenungan Waterfall, which boasts a unique shape due to the strong flow of its cascading water. Despite its relatively modest height of 15 meters, the waterfall's flow is enhanced by the rocks surrounding it. Tegenungan Waterfall is fed by the Tukad Petanu River, which meanders through numerous rocks in the area.

You need to climb hundreds of stairs to reach this waterfall, the rushing sound of the waterfall. Beautiful views will begin to appear when you start to enter the forest and finally meet the fresh waterfall. Be careful when visiting this waterfall because it is between rocky rocks, and some spots are pretty slippery.

3. Tibumana waterfall

Location: Jl.Setra Agung, Apuan, Menyusut, Bangli, Bali

Open hours: 07.00 am to 06.00 pm

Price to enter: Starts from US$ 0.99 - 1.97

If usually access to the waterfall is difficult because you have to go through a steep road, Tibumana is different. Because the path to this waterfall is quite easy to follow with a flat, cemented path. You can even visit it with your family because there are handrails along the way.

This 20-meter-high waterfall offers stunning views, complete with a large pool. The size of this wide pool even makes it look like a lake that will make you satisfied to swim. However, be careful because the middle area of the pool right below the waterfall has a deep riverbed.

The facilities provided are quite complete, including bathrooms and gazebos for relaxing. Besides visiting independently, you can take a tour here to get a complete waterfall experience.

4. Layana waterfall

Location: Bedulu, Blahbatuh, Gianyar Regency, Bali

Open hours: 10.00 am to 10.00 pm

Price to enter: Starts from US$ 0.98 to 1.31

See the unique view of the Layana waterfall because of its location close to the settlement, so it is quite easy to access. This cascading waterfall is surrounded by beautiful scenery with many trees and near rice fields.

However, quite different from other waterfalls which usually have a pool, this waterfall flows directly into the river. So you need to be careful and should only admire areas that are equipped with fences to be safe.

The local community has managed this waterfall as a tourist attraction by providing food stalls that visitors can enjoy. Another tourist destination, Goa Gajah, is also located nearby and is worth a visit.

5. Suwat waterfall

Location: Jl. Pura Dalem, Suwat, Gianyar, Bali

Open hours: 06.00 am to 06.00 pm

Price to enter: Starts from US$ 0.66 - 0.98

For those of you who want to isolate yourself from the crowds, come to Suwat Waterfall. Even though access is very easy you only need to go up a few stairs after the entrance. The road that must be taken is also quite safe because it has been neatly built.

The water flow in Suwat Waterfall is not that heavy because of its wide shape. You can jump off the cliff to dive into the pool below the waterfall. Don't miss to try the sensation of soaking right under the waterfall, which is still quite safe to do.

6. Nungnung waterfall

Location: Plaga, Petang, Badung, Bali

Open hours: 08.00 am to 06.00 pm

Price to enter: Starts from US$ 0.49 - 0.98

The majestic waterfall, reaching 50 meters in height, is one of the highest waterfalls in Bali. Its location, at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level, makes the temperature in this place so cool. You have to go through hundreds of steps to see the beauty of this waterfall. Don't worry because there are lots of gazebos along the way that you can use for shelter.

7. Goa Reng Reng waterfall

Location: Jl. Goa Jl. Rang Reng, Bakbakan, Gianyar, Gianyar Regency, Bali

Open hours: 07.00 am to 05.00 pm

Price to enter: Starts from US$ 0.33 to 0.98

This waterfall, named Goa Reng Reng, looks different from typical waterfalls due to its low, stepped flow. It is located near a cave with various colors. Legend has it that the waterfall was formed by the supernatural powers of Prime Minister Kebo Iwa, who was sent by the king to create an irrigation source for residents to grow crops.

Even though it has become a tourist spot, Hindus still consider this waterfall sacred. Especially the upstream part of the river, which is the confluence of two rivers called Campuhan. The place is used to melukat (ruwat) by Hindus to cleanse themselves of negative aura.

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That's a review of the list of waterfalls you can find in Ubud, Bali, each with its beauty. It's easy to visit because you only need to book a plane ticket through Traveloka to start your trip. Book your accommodation in Bali with Traveloka to get the best prices and facilities.

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