Leke Leke Waterfall In Bali – The Ultimate Guide

//

Leke Leke Waterfall is a great adventure for anyone looking to do a day trip away from the bustling city and to explore some of Bali’s most beautiful landscapes.

Leke Leke Bali is one of my favorite waterfalls on the island and I highly recommend adding it to your list of must-see Bali waterfalls.

I have put together this ultimate guide including how to get there, how much it costs, the best time to visit, and what to expect when you arrive.

 

Want cheap flights to Bali? Check out CheapOair to book now and travel for less!

Have you got travel insurance for Bali? We all know accidents can happen and having World Nomads Insurance will save you thousands of dollars if something goes wrong. 

 

WHERE IS LEKE LEKE WATERFALL BALI?

Leke Leke Waterfall is located in Tabanan Regency, North Bali.

It’s approximately a 1.5-hour drive north of Canggu, Seminyak, and Kuta.

Click here to see the location on Google maps.

leke leke map

 

HOW TO GET TO LEKE LEKE WATERFALL

The best way to get to here is by car or scooter.

You can rent a scooter online in advance and the drive takes around 1.5 hours from the main tourist areas of Canggu, Seminyak, and Kuta.

If you are staying in Ubud and plan on visiting these falls from here, the drive is a little shorter and takes only 1-hour.

Don’t feel confident riding a scooter? Another great option for getting around Bali is to hire a private car and a driver for the day and experience all that the island has to offer.

Includes:

  • Experienced Driver
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • Mineral water
  • Petrol

BOOK NOW → PRIVATE CAR WITH DRIVER

leke leke waterfall bali, leke leke waterfall, air terjun leke lekeBeautiful scenes

 

LEKE LEKE WATERFALL TOUR

Another alternative to visiting this awesome location is to book a full-day tour to see the highlights in North Bali.

The Best Of North Bali Tour is the most top-rated tour with great reviews and hundreds of bookings.

This tour covers some of the best spots in North Bali including Leke Leke, Handara Gate, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, and more!

BOOK NOW → BEST OF NORTH BALI TOUR

 

ARRIVING AT LEKE LEKE

The entrance to the falls is very easy to see from the main road and there is a small Bali hut style roof with a sign reading ‘Leke Leke’.

Follow the steps down to the ticket office and the entrance fee is 30,000 IDR per person. This small fee helps them to maintain the trail and bamboo bridges.

A small restaurant resides at the entrance where you can purchase water or snacks before you make the trek down to the falls. This is also a great spot to chill before and after the adventure with amazing views of the jungle below.

The trail down to the waterfall is well maintained with steps cut into the land and cleared paths. There are also bamboo bridge structures over the river crossings which make for great photo opportunities.

It’s an easy to moderate hike to reach the falls which takes approximately 15 minutes. As you can see in the photos, the plant life along the trail is amazing!

Related Article → 2 Week Bali Itinerary

leke leke waterfall bali, leke leke waterfallThe entrance

leke leke waterfall bali, leke leke waterfallThe dirt trail to the falls

leke leke waterfall bali, leke leke waterfallBamboo bridge crossing

leke leke waterfall bali, leke leke waterfallArriving at the falls

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

When you reach the end of the trail, you’ll be greeted with the incredible sight of Leke Leke Waterfall.

My first impression of the falls is how it looks like a flow of white satin threaded with silver as it surges down a crack in the rock face and into a natural pool below.

It’s also possible to explore behind the falls and this is where you will find a naturally carved out cave.

The best lighting to take photos of the falls is between 12 pm and 1 pm. I preferred shooting from a higher angle as opposed to going down to the base of the falls. You can utilize the boulders in the rock pool as a great vantage point.

I recommend spending between 1 to 2 hours here to really enjoy it and soak in the tranquil serenity that surrounds these falls.

bali, bali indonesia, bali tourism, bali island, things to do in bali, bali travel, things to do bali, what to do in bali, best things to do in bali, wonderful indonesia, bali attractions, best waterfall bali, bali waterfalls, places to visit in bali, top things to do in bali, bali tour, top 10 things to do in bali, bali points of interest, best waterfalls in bali, bali waterfall, what to see in bali, fun things to do in bali, things to see in bali, bali tourist attractions, where to go in bali, visit bali, bali sightseeing, best places in bali, best places to see in bali, bali beach, best beaches in bali, bali beaches, best beaches in bali, bali top 10, bali what to see, things to see and do in bali, tours to do in bali, bali tours, bali to do list, bali bucket list, top 5 things to do in bali, top 10 waterfalls in bali, leke leke waterfall bali, leke leke waterfall, yellow waterfall bali, yellow waterfallExploring the falls

 

LEKE LEKE SWING

As you make your way back to the entry point, there is a rope chair swing that the landowners have installed between two huge palm trees.

I personally didn’t have a turn on the swing but I did see some other travelers swinging out, high above the jungle canopy and it looked like a lot of fun.

The going price to use the swing is 250,000 IDR.

Book Now → BEST OF NORTH BALI TOUR

leke leke waterfall bali, leke leke waterfall, air terjun leke lekeTranquil scenes at Leke Leke

 

OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST

The northern region of Bali is an adventurers wonderland that has so much to offer! Be sure to read my other blog posts to discover more popular locations in the region.

Click on the links below to see other related posts:

lake buyan bali, munduk bali, twin lakes bali, wanagiri hidden hill, wanagiri baliWanagiri Hidden Hill

 

WHERE TO STAY IN BEDUGUL

Bedugul is the closest town to these spectacular falls and there are dozens of accommodation options to choose from so I have narrowed it down to a few of the best places to stay in Bedugul to suit the needs of budget backpackers, luxury travelers, and everyone in between.

See the list of accommodations below that I personally recommend:

 

Luxury: Saranam Resort & Spa Bedugul

Saranam Resort is the best 5-star accommodation in Bedugul. Featuring a swimming pool, fitness center, spa and restaurant, beautiful gardens, and free wifi. The rooms are modern and spacious with air conditioning, flat-screen tv, a private bathroom, and mountain views. A continental breakfast or English breakfast is included.

CHECK PRICES ON BOOKING.COM

CHECK PRICES ON AGODA

27f7edf8a88f162fa17ad351868a6dfc

 

Mid Range: Handara Golf & Resort 

Handara Golf & Resort is more than just a golf course. The entrance to this accommodation is the most Instagrammed location in Bali. This 3-star resort is set in the beautiful mountains of Bedugul featuring a Japanese restaurant and bar, tennis court, and spa. It’s also very close to waterfalls and temples. The rooms are large with a seating area, minibar, free wifi, flat-screen tv, and lake views. Perfect place to stay for families, friends, and couples.

CHECK PRICES ON BOOKING.COM

CHECK PRICES ON AGODA

237994 17052210280053134253

 

Budget: Pondok Nyoman

Pondok Nyoman is the best budget accommodation in Bedugul for solo travelers or couples on a budget. Featuring a shared lounge, rice terrace views, a swimming pool, a restaurant, and free wifi. They have double rooms available with a spacious living and a private bathroom. Breakfast is included for all guests.

CHECK PRICES ON BOOKING.COM

CHECK PRICES ON AGODA

00a3359ea9ca75a3a645cebf58106823

FOR ALL OTHER PLACES TO STAY, SEARCH ON AGODA OR SEARCH ON BOOKING.COM

 

AIRBNB BALI

Another option for accommodation when visiting Bali is to stay in an Airbnb, which has some great deals!

WANT TO SAVE $$$ ON AIRBNB? GET MY AIRBNB MONEY SAVING GUIDE

 

BEST TOURS IN BALI

 

 

MORE BALI TRAVEL GUIDES

Nusa Penida Guide: 15 Things To Do In Nusa Penida

Nusa Lembongan Guide: 5 Things To Do In Lembongan

Nusa Ceningan Guide: 3 Things To Do In Nusa Ceningan

Bali Travel Guide: 2 Week Bali Itinerary

Bali Waterfalls Guide: 7 Best Bali Waterfalls

Bali Beaches Guide: 11 Best Beaches In Uluwatu

 

LONELY PLANET BALI

One of the best books to take on your trip is the Lonely Planet Bali Travel Guide!

BUY NOW ON AMAZON → LONELY PLANET BALI

bali lonely planet 2 1

 

ONLINE ENGLISH TEACHING

Do you want to travel full-time and get paid along the way?

Teaching English online is one of the easiest and most flexible jobs out there! Become a Digital Nomad, choose your own hours and work remotely from anywhere in the world by teaching English online. All you need is a laptop, good WiFi connection, a TEFL certificate and you’re good to go!

Click here to get your TEFL certificate with MyTefl

 

JOIN MY FACEBOOK COMMUNITY

Do you have any questions about these stunning falls?

Join my Facebook Community and send me a message at any time for a quick response!

 

MY SHOP

Before you go, don’t forget to check out My Online Shop!

I’ve got a wide range of digital products for sale and I’m sure you’ll find something that will come in handy during your travels!

SEE MORE → MY SHOP

 

FINAL THOUGHTS

I hope you enjoyed reading this article and if you have any questions about Leke Leke Bali, please leave me a comment below this post and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

Happy Adventuring!

9 thoughts on “Leke Leke Waterfall In Bali – The Ultimate Guide”

  1. Hello and thank you for your feedback! It makes me happy that you have found my travel guides fun and informative. Happy Adventuring!

    Reply
  2. Hey Jonny! Thank you so much for your features and in-depth insights. My husband and I enjoyed discovering many sights you featured on your blog on our honeymoon trip to Bali. Full of spirit, inspiration and insightful hints. Keep up the great work!

    Reply
  3. Hi jonny, Thanks for your post. Just wanted to ask how strenuous getting to this waterfall and back again would be. We would have two small kids with us. Mainly concerned about the way back up.
    Looks amazing though!
    Cass.

    Reply
    • This is a very easy walk to the waterfall. A few steps but not that strenuous and I think you will be okay with your kids. Enjoy 🙂

      Reply
  4. Hi Jonny,

    Firstly this is a great article, easily read and informative but I was just wondering if you know the footfall of tourists at the waterfall? I would hate to get there and find 100 people all milling around. If you can help it would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you,

    Pete.

    Reply
    • Thanks for reading and glad you love it! If you go early in the morning around 9am there shouldn’t be too many people there. Each time I have been there early there has been no people. Enjoy 🙂

      Reply
  5. Hi Jonny, really enjoyed reading your post, very informative. Your pictures look stunning too! 👍🏻 I plan to visit here with couple of friends next month, and wonder if you happened to see any parking space for cars? Thanks 🙂

    Reply

Leave a comment