Wondering where to find waterfalls in Ubud? As a greener area in Bali, Ubud well-known for its nature and culture. Travelers also have high expectation of this little town. Elizabeth Gilbert even features this gorgeous town in her story Eat, Pray, Love. Spend your summer vacation exploring outstanding waterfalls in Ubud. Relax in the fresh air in the middle of greeny jungle. Here we present you 7 secluded waterfalls near Ubud with awe-inspiring views for your references.
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Located in the village of Kemenuh 30-minute drive from Central Ubud or an hour drive from Seminyak or Canggu. Tegenungan Waterfall is one of the most famous waterfalls near Ubud. Besides, it’s just nearly 2 miles away from Sukowati Art Market. So, visiting both touristy spots will surely make a great combo.
This Bali Waterfall is also pretty easy to reach and is family-friendly. Many locals throng this spot, especially on weekends and holidays. This waterfall does not have a heavy current, so you could certainly take along your little ones and safe to take pictures around waterfalls.
Note: Sometimes during storm or where strong wind is present, it can be dangerous to swim in this waterfall. But, don’t worry! There are always some safer spots where you can go for a dip or cool down.
Address: Ir. Sutami St., Kemenuh, Sukawati, Gianyar Regency, Bali 80581.
Kanto Lampo Waterfall
Another waterfall near Ubud to visit is Kanto Lampo Waterfall. Different from the famous Tegenungan Waterfall, this one is less famous and is in the middle of the jungle. This makes Kanto Lampo Waterfall as one of Bali’s hidden gems. So, it’s nice for a little tranquil getaway from the crowd of Ubud.
However, as Kanto Lampo Waterfall has been gaining popularity, this gorgeous spot can be packed with tourists too. That’s why it is advisable to go there as early as possible. The path to go down the waterfall itself is an easy one (but can be slippery, so watch your steps!).
Kanto Lampo Waterfall itself is a unique waterfall. It is a large body of water falling down the rocks and into the river. You can get into the waterfall by climbing the rocks. (It can actually produce some epic photos!) But, be careful as the wet rocks are slippery!
Address: Beng, Gianyar, Bali 80581
Goa Rang Reng Waterfall
Just like what you can expect from its name, this waterfall features a nearby sacred cave. You can find Goa Rang Reng Waterfall in Bakbakan, roughly 7.7 miles away from Central Ubud. Also, it’s only an approximately 6-minute drive from this waterfall to Kanto Lampo Waterfall in Beng.
Goa Rang Reng Waterfall offers a very unique waterfall experience. Different from any other waterfall, the uniqueness of this waterfall is the water does not flow down like a waterfall in general. The flow of water here spreads through the steps of the rocks, so it is more gentle and not steep.
If you want, you can also go to the top of the waterfall. Just find some ropes attaches to the rocks and go with its help. Goa Rang Reng Waterfall also has several pools to dip and cool yourself down.
Address: Bakbakan, Gianyar, Bali 80515
Located about 9.5 miles from Central Ubud, you can reach Tibumana Waterfall Bali within 43-minute drive. After a roughly 10-minute walk from the car park, you’ll get to this waterfall, which is one of Bali’s kept-secret spots. Tibumana Waterfall also has safe pool to swim, as long as you’re keeping your distance to the stream. Its scenic view makes this waterfall a favorite for photography addicts.
To get into the waterfall area, you need to do easy walk with lush greenery on both sides. Along the way, you will notice endless rice fields and sneak peak inside the local people taking care of their animals or wandering around the rice fields. Don’t hesitate to take some photos in the middle of rice field! When you are at Tibumana Waterfall, you can enjoy swimming in the natural wide plunge pool.
Address: Desa Apuan St., Apuan, Susut, Bangli Regency, Bali 80661.
Tukad Cepung Waterfall
Being one of the must-visit yet unexplored waterfalls in Bali, Tukad Cepung Waterfall is about a 50-minute drive from central Ubud. Though it’s quite far from Ubud, this waterfall is a must-visit Bali hidden gem. The special feature of this waterfall is the mesmerizing sun rays. This makes a great combination with the view of the waterfall itself.
If you want to capture the best moment in Tukad Cepung Waterfall, you’d better go early on a bright sunny day, to make sure you get the sun rays. Soak yourself with the beaming sun rays by the side of the waterfall will surely make the best photos.
Address: Tembuku St., Dusun Penida Kelod, Tembuku, Bangli Regency, Bali 80671
Quite a 22-miles to the north of Ubud, you’ll find Nungnung Waterfall. If you plan to explore North Bali, especially to Begudul area, stopping by this waterfall can be a good idea. The stone gate as the entrance to Nungnung Waterfall looks rather ancient and mystical.
To reach the waterfall areas, you need to step on its 509 concrete stairs leading down to the waterfall. Enjoy your 20-minute walk down and absorb the tranquility and serenity of the surrounding areas. Nungnung Waterfall also has a rather quite powerful fall, so be careful if you decide to get closer to it. The location, which is in the highland, makes this waterfall a nice spot to cool off and chill.
Address: Belok/Sidan, Badung Regency, Bali
Yellow Waterfall, or locally Air Terjun Kuning, is probably named so due to its location which is in Dusun Kuning. It is actually around 12.7 miles away from Ubud, but it’s worth the journey. Dusun Kuning is a great choice if you prefer a charming, less crowded spot in the nature. And, Kuning Waterfall is its boastful main attraction.
Nestling in a not-so-busy area in Bali, Kuning Waterfall is a pristine spot for those looking for a secluded space. Kuning Waterfall is a 25-meter tall one, with a nice pool below it where you can soak yourself in and get refreshed. On your way to the waterfall, you can also pamper your eyes with the soothing views of the rice fields and the lush vegetation on both sides.
Address: Taman Bali, Bangli Sub District, Bangli Regency, Bali 80752
Special Mention: Join Ubud Waterfall Tour
Now after reading this article, you might as well see that it’s worth to do Ubud waterfall tour. This tour will take you to some of those most famous waterfalls near Ubud, usually featuring Tegenungan, Tibumana, and Kanto Lampo. So, prepare yourself to get wet and cleanse your body and soul with the pureness of the water in those waterfalls!
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