18 Hidden Waterfalls in Bali, Immersing Yourself in Nature, Spectacular Views, Fresh, and Clear Water!

This exotic melting pot of an island offers much more than what appears to the eye. The waterfalls, for example, were the hidden treasures of Bali that many tourists seem less familiar with. Hidden in jungles and deep valleys, these waterfalls are as breathtaking as the beaches on Bali!

Jump from one waterfall to the next with this list of 18 beauties with crystal clear water that Mother Nature has to offer in the land of the gods ...

1. Descend into the undiluted beauty of the Tukad Cepung waterfall

You must have heard of the majestic waterfalls of Bali. The Tukad Cepung waterfall is unknown to most people and was recently discovered by travelers. It is almost untouched and unexplored.
It is as close to nature as possible! You have to climb a staircase to access this beauty. So prepare yourself accordingly.
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Be very important and respect the natural space around Tukad Cepung because the locals strive to preserve the region. When going down the stairs, be sure to look up - cliffs surround your area with the waterfall flowing from a river above.
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We have heard mixed experiences from the few tourists who have visited Tukad Cepung. Since the waterfall remains a relative secret, there is no official entry. However, on the recent expeditions, travelers were asked to pay Rp. 10,000 ($ 0.75) to enter the area.

However, be very careful, it is important to know the river's water level before heading to the falls. Rapid flooding can occur when the water table begins to rise in the rain. Check this before going down the stairs!
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Tukad Cepung waterfall

Entrance fee: 10,000 Rp (about 0.66 USD)
Arrival: The waterfall is at Jalan Tembuku, Dusun Penida Kelod, Tembuku, and the Bangli regency.

2. Immerse yourself in an endless hidden stream of beauty - the Bhuana Sari waterfall

It is by far one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Bali - unknown to many, untouched and therefore spectacular! So why not head north and see this lesser-known gem?
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2.5 hours drive from Denpasar and located in a remote area, this waterfall flies under the radar. However, it is not a force to be reckoned with because its beauty is second to none.
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After 20 minutes of hiking, you can expect a picturesque flood of water. Bhuana Sari is actually the second movement of the Banyu Wana Amertha waterfall; both offer magical experiences!

Watch as it springs from the rocks and plunges into a stream. Awaken all your senses and listen to the soothing flow of water and the birdsong in the background.
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Discover Mother Nature at its best; Jump into the shallow natural pool to cool off after the effort it takes to get there, or just enjoy the droplets from the top of a rock!The waterfall is considered a hidden oasis and only real adventurers travel to this depth to explore an intact jewel! What are you waiting for to think outside the box?P.S. We heard there are 3 other waterfalls in the area that are not yet accessible - let us know if you can find a way!Bhuana Sari waterfall
Admission price: Rp 10,000 (about $ 0.70)Address: Jalan Bhuana Sari, Desa Wanagiri, Sukasada, Kabupaten Buleleng, BaliOpening times: Mon-Sun 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

3. A place of worship for breathing and diving - Kanto Lampo waterfall

The unique combination of four of the five elements (fire, water, earth, and air) makes this waterfall a unique place to breathe, exhale and meditate in peace. Imagine a clear river, a huge pile of stones, fresh air and the gentle stream of water that flows through them. everything in perfect harmony.
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According to locals, water has only been flowing for a few years (apparently since 2015) after an intense prayer ceremony, and since then the waterfall has been a blessing for the villagers to attract tourists and bring them a source of income.
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The legend also says that a cave appeared after the service. Today the cave is used for meditation purposes, but also protects certain bat species!

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The waterfall is accessible to everyone with a series of well-paved stairs, but you will also find other basic facilities such as parking lots and changing rooms. Mingle with the locals while they spend the day fishing after dinner ...

But that's not all, there is also a small Hindu temple-style temple where locals come to pray. You will also notice beautiful sculptures on the rocks. Culture meets nature at the Kanto Lampo waterfall; Do not miss this unique experience!

Kanto Lampo waterfall

Entrance fee: Rp.15,000 (approx USD $ 1)
Address: Beng, Gianyar sub-district, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali (contact details here)
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

4. Discover a hidden waterfall between the cliffs and the rocks of Desa Musi, Gerokgak

The village of Musi (also known as Desa Musi) is generally only known to locals and is a refreshing haven for those seeking an authentic experience in a simple Balinese village.There you will discover its secret - a cliff area where a waterfall plunges powerfully into a natural pool.As this waterfall is very hidden, it is better to ask the villagers for directions when they reach the village of Musi. It's also a great opportunity to interact with the locals!
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At sunset, you can stroll through the village, hunt the scattered Hindu temples, and watch the everyday life of the villagers.
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Address: Desa Musi, Gerokgak, Buleleng
The coordinates of the waterfall are estimated here nearby. Ask the locals for directions when you reach the village of Musi.

5. Adventure in seven waterfalls - Sekumpul waterfall

If you are really adventurous, you can try another challenge here: the Sekumpul waterfall.
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It’s not entirely unknown, but its inaccessibility renders it to be hidden from many visitors.

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Getting to the waterfall is very difficult, and you must travel down many slippery steps and across a river to see the falls close-up.

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You can ask people to take you to the waterfall for a little bit of money and they will take you until the end of the road, from where you can walk around 50m to find the most beautiful views from high ground.

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The interesting thing about the Sekumpul waterfall, however, is that there are seven instead of one! ("Sekumpul" means "group" in Indonesian). They are all scattered throughout the region, the tallest being over 50 meters high.So are you ready
Important: At the entrance, a group of people next to the booth will ask you to pay a visit for 200,000 rupiahs (USD 14) and they will confirm that this is mandatory. DO NOT fall for this scam. The route to the Sekumpul waterfall is pretty well maintained and you can walk alone. There are 2-3 crossings, but you can ask the locals for directions. Trust us, you won't get lost.

Sekumpul waterfall

How to get there: To get to the Sekumpul waterfall, drive from Denpasar to the Singaraja region and the village of Sekumpul. The journey takes about 2 hours and is well signposted. Entrance fees: Rp 10,000. Contact details here

6. Lesser-known twin beauty - Banyumala Twin Waterfall

It's not an easy-to-find waterfall, but it's worth the effort.The sight of this twin beauty can be overwhelming if you admire the uninterrupted stream of water flowing against the steep, cascading rocks.
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Absorb the thunderous sounds among the rich green plants, trees and ravine around you while taking a cool dip in its freshwater. All you need to do next? Simply aim with your waterproof camera – focus on framing both twins of Banyumala in your shot for the most magnificent results to bring home.

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The hotel is located in the Wanagiri district, near Buyan Lake. We strongly recommend that you let yourself be guided here by a local who knows his way in this isolated region!

Banyumala twin waterfall

Address: Desa Pakraman Wanagiri, Kec. Sukasada, Sambangan, Kec. Buleleng, Buleleng, Bali 81161, Indonesia. 

7. Swim in a natural pool offered by Mother Nature - Gitgit Waterfall

If it is too hot on the island, just jump into the pool!And why not cool off in one of nature's most refreshing natural pools?At the Gitgit waterfall, the water is clean, fresh and cool at 22 ° C. The Gitgit waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in Bali with a height of almost 58 meters and is located in the middle of 'a forest. Here you can enjoy a refreshing swim session surrounded by the lush green of the rainforest.
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Here, you’ll be lulled by the soothing sounds of the water and the song of the birds… It’s a hidden paradise where you can truly listen to your heart and mind!

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For the adrenaline junkies, you will love to go canyoning. Ride through natural slides, go cliff-jumping, hiking, rappelling and even climb down the waterfall. Or how about swinging right towards the waterfall and leaping straight into the water?

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You will have the time of your life!

Gitgit waterfall

Entrance fee: Rp. 20,000 (approx. USD 1.50) for adults, Rp. 10,000 (approx. USD 0.70) for childrenParking: Rp 2,000 for motorcycles (about $ 0.14)Rp. 5000 for cars (about $ 0.34)Address: Jalan Raya Bedugul - Singaraja, Gitgit, Sukasada, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali 81161 (contact details here)Opening times: Mon-Sun 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

8. It is a waterfall with a secret cave to explore! - Pengempu waterfall

The Pengempu Waterfall is one of the newest and most accessible tourist attractions in Bali. When you arrive, a series of well-tended stairs lead you to a 20-meter high waterfall. It's time to calm your body, mind, and soul!
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Following your non-vigorous walk down to the waterfall, find yourself a spot atop the big rocks or by the river bank to sit back and relax; either that, or grab a liana to swing around and jump into the river- who knows you might find your Jane while pretending to be Tarzan?

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If you seek a little more adventure, do not miss on exploring the secret 30-metre-deep cave (located near the parking lot). Be warned as it gets really dark inside. But not to worry, they provide some flashlights on-site!

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Pengempu waterfall

Entrance fee: free
Parking fee: 2000 Rp (around 0.14 USD)
Address: Jalan Seribupati, Cau Belayu, Marga, Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali 82181 (contact details here)
Arrival: From Denpasar drive to Sangeh, turn left at the T-junction and continue across the bridge. Then turn right towards Cau Belayu and simply follow the signs that lead to the cascading car park.
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

9. Why a waterfall when you can see three at the same time? - Pucak Manik waterfall

Coffee, tangerine and clove plantations surround you in the highlands of northern Bali and you should not miss the area. While you're there, head to this magnificent Buleleng Waterfall. Yes, Wanagiri offers much more than a swing worthy of Instagram!
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The trek down to the waterfall will have your inner explorer only thirst for more adventures like this one in the middle of the jungle, surrounded by lush greenery! But rest assured as the trail is an easy one.

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The natural attraction managed by the Wanagiri Tourism Awareness Group (Darwis) is designed to be accessible to everyone. There you only have to cross a small bridge and walk a hundred meters on a slightly uphill path.

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The special thing about this natural jewel is that it consists of three waterfalls. While the smallest jet of water is on the far left, two more streams flow in the middle and right ... We let the photos speak of their magical aspect!

Pucak Manik waterfall

Admission price: Rp 15,000 (approx. USD 1)Address: Wanagiri, Sukasada, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali 81161 (contact details here)Opening hours: Mon-Sun 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

10. Drink fresh coffee with one side of the waterfall - the Golden Valley Waterfall

Who would have thought that a soothing and warm cup of coffee and the soothing view of a waterfall would go so well together?
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Convince yourself and go to this waterfall in the city of Singaraja. Only 15 minutes from Munduk waterfall and 70 km from Denpasar (around 1 hour and 40 minutes by car).


Go on an adventure in the valley and discover this hidden waterfall. The fresh mountain air and the spectacular landscape make the walk pleasant enjoyable…

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Once you’re there, check out the little bamboo stall and settle down for a cup of coffee. Not to rave about it but the coffee there is deemed to be surprisingly good! Probably because  it is freshly brewed from their own plantations!

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The waterfall is located on private property, so you can attest to better cleanliness.Immerse yourself in the natural pool under the 15-meter high waterfall. Nothing compares to the refreshing smell of Plantagen from nearby Trailer Coffee that you enjoy a relaxing swim in the middle of the lush jungle!

Golden Valley waterfall

Entrance fees: freeAddress: Tutub, Munduk, Banjar, Buleleng, Bali 81152 (contact details here)Opening hours: lunch break from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

11. The New Darling Twin Waterfall from Bali - Tibumana Waterfall

Formerly isolated, the Tibumana waterfall which defines the hype that it rightly deserves.
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In the village of Apuan in the Susut Bangli district there are not two, but two remarkable waterfalls that shyly protect a cave that opens below.

Locals believe that the entrance is the secret door to the temple of Raja Besakih - one of the Balinese Hindu gods.

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At a height of 20 meters for each waterfall, there is a clear, shallow pool in the area, which is guarded by large rocks and green moss cliffs. The inhabitants are always trying to develop this place because it has enormous tourist potential.Our last piece of advice before you leave is to get a waterproof camera (or at least a waterproof case) because you will surely be thirsty for great photos of your stay here.

Tibumana waterfall

Address: Banjar Bangun Lemah Kawan, Bangli, Bali. Near Tukad Campuhan. Contact details hereAdmission: IDR 5,000

12. Treasure at the end of 500 steps - Nungnung waterfall

The Nungnung waterfall awaits you in a small village in the middle of nowhere, nine hundred meters above sea level.Hear and watch thousands of liters of water flowing over 50 meters in a beautiful pool.
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It looks great? But getting there is a real challenge. Located at the bottom of a gorge, you have to climb 509 steps to reach the waterfalls.

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But you’ll be greeted with a magnificent view of the waterfalls and rice paddies all around.

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It's perfect and well worth it!

Nungnung waterfall

How to arrive? To get to Nungnung waterfall, drive about 90 minutes towards Sangeh. The village of Nungnung is about 45 kilometers from Denpasar and there are easy signs to get to the waterfalls. There are a parking space and tickets must be purchased to go down the stairs (the proceeds go to maintenance). Contact details hereEntrance fee: Rp 3,000
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Where to stay: Find hotels near Kintamani on Agoda

13. Twin Falls - Aling-Aling waterfall

The Aling-Aling waterfall is only 11 km from the city of Singaraja and about 80 km from Denpasar.
And it is unique for a very special reason: the 35-meter-high Aling-Aling waterfall is split at the top and leaves two streams that fall at completely different speeds.
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Have you seen anything like this before?But don't believe the photos alone. Take the long and steep descent to the waterfalls yourself and admire it up close!But what's the most unique thing about this waterfall that differentiates it from the others? The flowing water has slowly created a natural slide.

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If you've ever thought about how great it would be to slide down a waterfall, Aling-Aling is your fantasy come true.

Aling-Aling waterfall

How to arrive? To get to the Aling-Aling waterfall, drive from Singaraja to the village of Sambangan, where there are traffic signs. However, it may be necessary to ask a local, as tourists rarely visit the waterfall. Contact details here.

14. A cascading pool where you can relax - the Tegenungan waterfall

Tegenungan is one of the few waterfalls in Bali that is neither in the highlands nor in the mountains.
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The Tegenungan waterfall is unique for its green surroundings and high water flows, ideal for swimming and enjoying the freshwater.

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With a temple and swimming spot nearby, it's no surprise that Tegenungan is popular with locals looking for a quick escape from the hustle and bustle of the city!

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Tegenungan waterfall


How to get there: To get to the Tegenungan waterfall, drive from Denpasar to the village of Tegenungan Kemenuh in Gianyar. The journey takes only 16 kilometers or about 30 minutes. But the waterfalls remain fairly isolated and you'll have to descend hundreds of steps along the banks of the Tukad Petanu River to access them. Contact details here.
Entry fee: Rp 15,000

15. Infinity pool with great sea views - Peguyangan waterfall, Nusa Penida

The Peguyangan waterfall on Nusa Penida is not a towering vertical stream like the jungle in central Bali.
Instead, it is a series of short, cascading fountains that meander through a steep gorge into the sea.
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Away from the gorge, the waterfalls are an ideal place for everyone to enjoy a "natural spa" and a massage of fast-flowing water as they plunge over the flat ledges and swimming pools.

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To reach the sources, you have to descend a narrow staircase against the wall of the gorge. After about 460 steps, the magnificent view of the waterfalls is both exhilarating and soothing.

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Peguyangan waterfall


Getting there: This waterfall is hard to find - many locals don't even know it. To visit Peguyangan, arrange a tour with an experienced tour operator from Penida or hire a private driver on the island who knows how to get to this hidden paradise. Contact details here
Note: Please note that you must wear a pareo here. Bring your own or rent it on site for Rp. 10,000 (about $ 0.66)

16. Coffee flavored retreat - Blemantung Waterfall

The Blemantung Waterfall (or Blahmantung Waterfall) hidden in the Tabanan region of Bali is a great green spectacle that few dedicated travelers enjoy.
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Embedded in the region's many coffee plantations, the 50-meter-high Blemantung waterfall is the perfect place to soak up the water and enjoy the fresh air of the rainforest.

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If you pay close attention, you can even detect a slight scent of coffee in the air!

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Blemantung waterfall

How do you get there? To visit Blemantung Waterfall, drive approximately 75 kilometers or approximately 2 hours from Denpasar to Pujungan Village in Pupuan District. From the village, the road to the waterfall is well signposted and the parking lane is only 200 meters away. Contact details here.
Where to stay: Find hotels near Munduk on Agoda

17. A hidden gem of a shadow - the Jembong waterfall

At this point, the Jembong waterfall is known as one of the best waterfalls in Bali.
Due to its proximity to the famous Git Git waterfall, this place is rarely visited.
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And it can actually be a blessing in disguise - Jembong offers breathtaking virgin beauty.
Although the waterfalls are not very high, their gentle slope and regular water flow making them ideal for enjoying the beautiful environment of the green jungle and obtaining spiritual healing.
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Jembong waterfall

How to arrive? The path to the Jembon waterfall takes around 2 hours 30 minutes from Denpasar, around 70 km. Just drive to the regency of Singaraja and pass the Git Git waterfall. Signage is often unclear and you may need to ask for instructions. Contact details here.

18. In this distant village - Yeh Mampeh waterfall

Far from the crowded tourist centers of Kuta and Ubud is a small village called Les with a beautiful waterfall.
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This beauty, the Yeh Mampeh waterfall (which means “flying water” in Balinese), is practically intact in a calm environment and one of the highest waterfalls in Bali.You can descend the waterfalls and visit the nearby caves, or simply swim under the gentle stream of water.
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Yeh Mampeh waterfall

How to get there: To get to Les you have to cross Kintamani and drive towards Singaraja before turning at the junction between Jalan Raja Singaraja and Amlapura. There are traffic signs showing the way to Les and the waterfall.
Admission price: Rp 2,500
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