Tibumana Waterfall is absolutely gorgeous and it’s one of Bali’s best-kept gems.
This picture-perfect waterfall is a fantastic place to spend a few hours exploring the surrounding rainforests and swimming in the natural rock pools beneath the falls.
I have put together this complete guide including how to get there, how much it costs, the best time to visit, and what to expect when you arrive.
WHERE IS TIBUMANA WATERFALL BALI
Tibumana Waterfall is located in Bali’s central region known as Gianyar.
From Ubud, it is approximately a 45-minute drive to Gianyar, and from Canggu or Kuta, it’s approximately a 1.5-hour drive.
You can also check out the Yellow Waterfall which is another awesome location in the Gianyar region.
HOW TO GET HERE
The best and easiest way to get here is by scooter or car.
If you are staying in the Ubud region, I recommend renting a scooter and making the short drive over to these beautiful falls at Tibumana.
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.
- Experienced Driver
- Hotel pick-up & drop-off
- Mineral water
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TIBUMANA WATERFALL TOUR
The Ubud Waterfall Tour is the most top-rated tour with great reviews and hundreds of bookings.
This private tour covers the best waterfalls in Ubud and includes a pick-up and drop-off from your hotel and you’ll get to visit Tibumana Falls, Tukad Cepung Waterfall, Kanto Lampo Waterfall, and Tegenungun Waterfall.
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ARRIVING AT TIBUMANA WATERFALL UBUD
The drive from Ubud is absolutely gorgeous. About two minutes before you arrive at the jump-off point, you will come across the best palm tree-lined road in all of Bali.
Be sure to stop here to take some happy snaps.
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These falls are quite an easy location to find and parking is free. The local villagers are overly friendly and are always excited to see new visitors.
The Tibumana Waterfall entrance fee is 10,000 IDR and you can also hire a locker for 5,000 IDR.
Once you have received your entrance ticket, it’s a short ten-minute hike down to the falls which leads through lush rainforest and across bamboo bridges above a freshwater stream.
WHAT TO EXPECT AT TIBUMANA WATERFALL
Tibumana Waterfall Bali used to be a little hidden gem but thanks to Instagram this location is slowly getting more and more popular.
Tibumana features a thin curtain of falls that fills a large catch basin below.
The depth of the swimming hole at the base of the falls is around waist-deep which makes it a perfect spot for swimming.
There is a small cave behind the waterfall which you can walk into and get another cool perspective of the falls and the moss-covered rock walls.
The best time to visit is in the early morning and chances are you will have it all to yourself.
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THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Be prepared and make sure to pack some food and water if you plan to spend a few hours here as there are limited shops in the village.
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These falls are classed as one of the island’s natural heritage sites and it’s preserved by the local people from the Tibumana village.
When visiting places like this, please respect the earth by taking only photos and leaving only footprints.
Do your bit and please take any rubbish that you may have with you and help preserve the waterfall so everyone can enjoy it.
WHERE TO NEXT?
Ubud is the nearest town and boasts many amazing things to do such as rainforest yoga retreats, traditional arts and crafts, other-worldly rice terraces, raging waterfalls, monkey forests, and much more.
Ubud is the perfect place to immerse yourself in nature for a few days away from the rat race.
Whether you want to unwind and relax or adventure and explore, Ubud offers the best of both worlds.
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WHERE TO STAY IN UBUD
Ubud has hundreds of accommodation options on offer, from private pool villas to budget guesthouses, and everything in between.
See the list below for a few of the best places to stay in Ubud.
LUXURY: FOUR SEASONS RESORT
The Four Seasons Resort is the definition of luxury and is set amidst a lush, tropical valley in the center of Ubud.
There is a range of different villas and suites to choose from, each featuring spacious rooms with a private bathroom, a dining and sitting area with sofas, flat-screen TV, and an outdoor terrace.
It’s a great place to stay in Ubud for couples, friends, and families.
MID RANGE: DESAK PUTU PUTERA COTTAGES
This beautiful 3-star accommodation is located in the heart of Ubud and is within walking distance to the monkey forest and other tourist attractions.
The rooms are spacious and feature a swimming pool, a flat-screen TV, a seating area, an outdoor balcony, a private bathroom, and free Wi-Fi.
A great place to stay on a mid-range budget for couples, families, and friends.
BUDGET: PURI GARDEN HOSTEL
Puri Garden is one of the best hostels in Ubud, close to all the main sights, shops, restaurants, and the Yoga Barn.
The rooms have a Balinese feel with a modern touch in a beautiful spacious location, including a gorgeous garden, swimming pool, lounge, cinema room, and restaurant area.
Recommended for couples and friends traveling on a budget.
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