Tegenungan Waterfall Overview

If you're looking for a spot to rejuvenate your mind and body, Bali's Tegenungan Waterfall is the destination to go. Spend the day in the sun, swim or leap into a cool pool, enjoy quality time with family or friends, and soak up the peace and refreshing ambiance. Nestled amidst lush landscapes, this waterfall is perfect for wildlife photographers. 

The Tegenungan Waterfall, located in Kemenuh Village on the Petanu River, is one of Bali's most popular tourist destinations. The waterfall cascading from a height of about 66 feet is a breathtaking sight to behold. Nestled amidst a lush tropical jungle, this hidden spot is sure to leave you speechless. 

A few steps down the concrete steps and the safety rail take you to the bottom of a waterfall. Along the way down, there are several viewpoints from where you can take in the scenery and scenic picture spots where you can snap some magnificent sceneries. Visit the waterfall early in the morning or late in the afternoon to cool yourself in the rushing water. The sounds of birds chirping and fresh air here will heal the soul, making it a fantastic retreat for nature lovers and all looking for a break from daily life. 

A swing has been installed here in the midst of the verdant surroundings to allow visitors to take advantage of the natural beauty and capture the perfect social media image. There are a few souvenir shops and restaurants near the entrance, which adds to the overall enjoyment of the visit. This waterfall attracts a lot of attention due to its attractiveness and accessibility.

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• The spectacular Tegenungan Waterfall is located in the woods of Bali, close to the city of Ubud where visitors can experience a nature getaway from the humdrum of life.
• There are many vantage points to soak in the grandeur of the waterfall from a distance.
• It's a great place to relax in a refreshing pool while the thundering water crashes around or take a jump from the top of a waterfall for an exciting experience.
• A swing is there to hang on as well as many picture locations to snap some beautiful sceneries.
• Numerous restaurants and shopping kiosks are also located near the fall, ensuring that your vacation is filled with pleasant memories.
• Locals and tourists love to visit the waterfall for its easy accessibility, stunning landscapes, and soothing ambiance.

How To Reach

Renting a bike/scooter or hailing a taxi is the most convenient way to get to Tegenungan Waterfall. It's about a 15-minute drive from Ubud's central business district and about an hour from Seminyak, Canggu, and Kuta.

The path is well-marked, and as you get closer, signage with a photograph of Tegenungan waterfall and a pointing arrow will appear. Arrive early to avoid being stuck in traffic and enjoy the fall to the fullest.

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Best Time To Visit

Bali sees hot weather throughout the year, which is why it is preferable to visit Tegenungan Waterfall in the early morning or late afternoon. It is the time when the temperature is most pleasant for swimming and soaking in the scenery. Also, plan your visit during the dry season, which runs from April to October, to get the most out of your trip.

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Other Essential Information

Tips for Visiting the Tegenungan Waterfall:

  • Visit around 9 am or after 4 pm for the finest experience in a pleasant atmosphere.
  • Avoid visiting the waterfall during and immediately following heavy rains to avoid flash floods.
  • Wear appropriate footwear, such as flats with a rubber sole, as the rocks remain slippery.
  • Avoid jumping from the cliff rocks without the assistance of an expert.
  • Due to the high steps leading to the waterfall, touring Tegenungan Waterfall may be difficult for anyone with mobility issues.
  • Keep a watch on your children to ensure their safety and to avert any unexpected incidents.

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Places to Eat Near Tegenungan Waterfall:

Tegenungan Waterfall Warung (28 m): Pekandelan warung is an unforgettable spot to eat traditional and fusion Balinese cuisine beside the waterfall. Among the most popular dishes are Bebek tamarind and yellow curry, served with yellow rice, in this restaurant.

Warung Bumbu Asli (500 m): Located in Kemenuh Village, this restaurant serves both Balinese and international cuisines. Head to this restaurant to enjoy a variety of dishes while enjoying exotic views of Tegenungan Waterfall. 

The Mooi River Valley Bali (3.8 km): It serves a wide range of cuisines, including American, Indonesian, Chinese, Asian, Italian, European, and Australian and is a great place to chill out with family. It also serves great wines and the best drinks close to the majestic waterfall. 

Gaharu Garden Restaurant (1.2 km): Hidden behind a large timber sculpture of well-known artist Ida Bagus Marka is the Gaharu Garden Restaurant. It's a terrific spot for family get-togethers, private parties, or even official meetings in a quiet atmosphere with Balinese food.

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Point of Interest for Tegenungan Waterfall
The Wooden Bridge

The Wooden Bridge

At Tegenungan Waterfall, a bamboo bridge spans the stream between two viewing platforms where visitors can take in the breathtaking scenery. The bridge leads to more stairs to the top of the falls.

From the top, you can see the speed of the fall as well as experience the thrill of diving. You must pay a small fee of IDR 10,000 to reach the summit of Tegenungan, but the views are well worth every effort and penny spent.

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Blooming Trees in the Surroundings

Blooming Trees in the Surroundings

Tegenungan Waterfall is one of the few waterfalls on the island located in a beautiful grove of blossoming trees away from the mountains. Its lush and vibrant foliage provides a breath of fresh air and a welcome respite from the city's chaos and heat.

Tegenungan Waterfall is a wonderful place to spend quality time with your family or enjoy a day out with friends. It has numerous vantage points to take in the surrounding splendors as well as beautifully staged photo opportunities for capturing some unforgettable moments.

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 Swimming In Tegenungan Waterfall

Swimming In Tegenungan Waterfall

Swimming is one of the main draws of a trip to the Tegenungan Waterfall. Take a relaxing dip amidst lush surroundings in the shallow pool at the Tegenungan Waterfall, which plunges 66 feet.

The pond's shallow depth makes swimming across very safe. After a swim, you can freshen up in the fall's pure water at one of the nearby bathing sites.

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Tegenungan Waterfall FAQs

Can I swim in Tegenungan waterfall?

Yes, you can swim in the pool of cool clear water at the foot of this wonderful waterfall. Make sure you bring an extra pair of clothes, you can enjoy this experience to the fullest without any worries.

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Why is Tegenungan waterfall so famous?

Mesmerizing views of cascading waters amidst lush greenery of the forest and the Tegenungan swing over the top of this waterfall are the main reasons why this is extremely popular with tourists.

Admire the breathtaking views as you go for a joyride over the waterfall on the swings, don’t forget to capture these moments and take them home with you as souvenirs.

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Tegenungan Waterfall Reviews

Srikant Shetty
Reviewed: 17 Dec 2019
Visited the Tegenungan Waterfall with this tour in Bali. The visit was marvelous, we even took a dip in the lake. Our tour also took us to the Ubud traditional market and the Monkey Forest in the vicinity.
Pran Adiga
Reviewed: 11 Oct 2019
This tour that I booked via Thrillophilia, included many places, like the Tegenungan Waterfalls, the Butterfly Park as well as the Ubud Monkey Forest and Ubud market. Everything was arranged nicely by Thrillophilia, including driver and guide facilities, meals and so much more. And the best thing wa... Read More
Meena Prajapat
Reviewed: 08 Jul 2019
The waterfall was at height of 50 feet it was so stunning to watch it and we have watched the playful orangutans and gorillas jumping.
Chandravati Tagore
Reviewed: 19 Feb 2019
Last minute tour booking while we were looking for things to do in Bali. We were taken to some picturesque places, like the Tegenungan Waterfall, beautiful Butterfly Park, Monkey Forest, and the vibrant Ubud Traditional Market.

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