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7 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Bali: A Guide to the Hidden Gems

If you think Bali is all about beaches and sunset cocktails, you haven’t been to its hidden treasures. Bali is not only a home to the surfers or oceanophile, but also to the adventurous souls who like to hunt down hidden paradise of stunning waterfalls.

Bali offers you 24 hours non-stop of places to visit and to eat. But far beyond the instagrammable beach clubs and yummy eateries, here are version of most beautiful waterfalls you need to include in your bucket list.

These 7 destinations not yet so popular among tourists, due to its access that has been known to be quite difficult. However, we guarantee that you won’t regret if you come here.

7 Must-Visit Waterfalls in Bali, Instagrammable Spots for Adventure Seekers

Before getting ready to walk through the jungle, prepare yourself to be away from the hustle-bustle city because we’ve put the list for you to discover. Let’s hunt, t-mates!

1. Gitgit Waterfall

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Gitgit Waterfall is one of the most famous waterfalls in Bali. With 2.5-hour drive from Kuta, you will reach this waterfall which located in Buleleng, North Bali.

For those of you who want to enjoy the beauty of a waterfall in Bali with your family, this place is one of the most suitable places to visit because of its easy trekking route and its close access to the road.

You can feel the swift flow of water when you are at the ticket counter. However, you still have to walk to see the beauty of this 48-meter high waterfall. Don’t worry about getting hungry, t-mates. You can buy food or drinks at the stalls around this area!

2. Sekumpul Waterfall

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From the name, you guys must have known that this waterfall consists of several water points in one place. Yup, there are seven waterfalls gathered in this Buleleng District. This place is everyone’s favorite for instagram spots or pre-wedding!

To get to this place, it takes a little extra effort because you will go through dirt roads, slippery stairs, and river crossing. However, it will pay off when you arrive at the end of the trip.

You can hire a local guide who will help you get the most amazing spots to see their beauty. However, Sekumpul Waterfall is most often enjoyed from a distance so you can see 7 points at a time.

3. Aling-Aling Waterfall

If you guys love to do rock climbing, this waterfall in Bali this will be a destination that you must visit! Located in Buleleng area, this water tourism that has a height of about 35 meters has a pool of water underneath.

For those of you who are afraid of heights, don’t worry, you guys can swim under the pouring waterfall surrounded by beautiful cliffs and greeny views. Don’t miss the opportunity to take pictures, t-mates!

This waterfall is quite unique because on its peak, water falling is divided into two waterfalls. The right side has a larger water volume than the left, and this adds to the beauty of Aling-Aling Waterfall.

Speaking of access to this waterfall, visitors will enjoy a trip through the forest and rice fields with a refreshing air. Get ready for 2-hour drive from Denpasar to get here.

4. Tukad Cepung Waterfall

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This is the newest favorite destination in the island of Bali for local and foreign tourists, Tukad Cepung Waterfall, located in Tembuku, Bangli. The access is quite difficult and hidden, so you need a tour guide to get here.

The tour guide who is also the youth from that area, will give splashes of holy water to the visitors before entering this tourist spot. This is the tradition of the surrounding community which is referred to as a ritual of self-cleaning.

Throughout the trip, you will be served with a green view, then walk along the stepped road. The excitement doesn’t end here, because after that you have to pass high and narrow cliffs that resemble caves.

Then, voila! This exotic waterfall is right in front of your eyes. Squeezed by two high cliffs with the light that sneaks through the cliff like a light of heaven, this place is perfect for pre-wedding or just a photo for your Instagram feed!

5. Nungnung Waterfall

Badung District has been known for its charming beaches, such as Kuta, Canggu, or Pandawa. But apparently, the waterfall destinations here also need to be included to your to-go places! You need to travel about 45 km from Denpasar to come here.

About 50 meters high, Nungnung Waterfall is magnificent and stunning. To enjoy its beauty, you have to do the trekking through green rice fields, plantations, and down 509 steps. Exciting!

Besides being one of the highest waterfalls in Bali, the local government has designated it as a tourist destination so that the facilities at Nungnung Waterfall are very convenient for the visitors.

6. Banyumala Waterfall

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Banyumala Waterfall, located in Wanagiri, is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Bali to visit. Often called twin waterfalls, this tourist destination is perfect for t-mates who want to get away from the crowd!

2.5-hour drive from the capital isn’t that long, because you will enjoy the views of the green trees and the cool atmosphere of Lake Buyan around this waterfall. The entrance fee is just around 10,000 IDR to enjoy this natural treasure.

After buying an entrance ticket, you still have to walk up and down about 2 km through the forest and clove gardens. Then there would be the sound of water from two 20-meter high, fall into the clear pool underneath.

Well, because the pool is relatively calm, you can refresh yourself by swimming. If you’re into selfie and instagrammable pictures, don’t forget to snaps as much as you can!

7. Kanto Lampo Waterfall

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Last but not least version of the most beautiful waterfalls in Bali is Kanto Lampo Waterfall with its charm that is admired by the tourists. This destination is located in Gianyar, and because of its lowland location, the temperature is quite hot during the day.

However, Kanto Lampo is tourists’ favorite because of its easy access. Plus, because the walls are rather sloping, the water flowing from above does not directly fall to the bottom but descends through the stone wall steps. Such an addition to this beauty.

To get artistic photos with a cool background, you can go up to the rocks to get the best water splash. However, the rocks tend to be slippery and mossy so be careful, t-mates!

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