Karang Boma Cliff – Visiting The Uluwatu Cliff

Karang Boma Cliff Uluwatu Cliff Things To Do In Uluwatu

Karang Boma Cliff, also known as the Uluwatu Cliff, is the most popular viewpoint in the south of Bali. So here’s all you need to know for visiting.

Karang Boma Cliff – Visiting The Uluwatu Cliff

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How To Get To Karang Boma Cliff
Karang Boma Cliff Entrance Fee
Best Time To Visit + Tips
What To Expect At Karang Boma Cliff (Uluwatu Cliff)
Where To Stay In Uluwatu

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How To Get To Karang Boma Cliff

Located in the South of Uluwatu, just around the corner from Nyang Nyang Beach, Karang Boma Cliff has become a super famous sunset spot in Bali.

It’s around an hour drive from Canggu and two hours from Ubud on a good day.

There are signs on the main road pointing to the turning for Karang Boma. Simply follow the map until you hit the signs and head through the bushes to get there.

We always choose to rent scooters, which start at around 50,000 IDR per day, and explore ourselves. However be sure to read up on our Renting A Scooter In Bali guide beforehand! If you’re looking for somewhere to rent scooters from you can book a trusted scooter rental here.

Another option is to rent a driver, which is pretty popular for day trips around Bali, and they start at around 500,000 IDR per day (8 hours). Here’s an easy link to book a private car with a driver for the day.

For those short on time, or that prefer everything to be organised for them, there are some awesome tours on Get Your Guide available to book in advance.

Click HERE for our Top Things To Do In Uluwatu Bali guide.

Karang Boma Cliff Entrance Fee

Parking & Entrance – 10,000 IDR

There’s also a sign stating ‘Closes at 7pm’ on the way in, although we’re not sure how true this is.

Book your Uluwatu Tours: Uluwatu: Top Tours & Activities

BEST TIME TO VISIT + TIPS

The best time to visit Bali is between April and October, the island’s dry season.

The best time to visit Karang Boma Cliff however, is all dependant on what you want to experience. 

If you want much less of a crowd, or no crowd at all – sunrise is a great option.

However if you’re not a morning person, during the golden hour before the sun sets, the view is also absolutely breathtaking.

Karang Boma Cliff has built a reputation as being one of the best places to watch sunset in Uluwatu.

WHAT TO PACK

DSLR Camera: Canon EOS 90D

Tripod: Zomei Z666 Tripod

Day Bag: Manfrotto Manhattan Mover-50

Sunscreen: Banana Boat Sunscreen SPF-50

Reusable Water Bottle: Hydro Flask Water Bottle

Rain Jacket: Columbia Lightweight Rain Jacket

Karang Boma Cliff Uluwatu Cliff Things To Do In Uluwatu
Look out from standing on the cliff.

What To Expect At Karang Boma Cliff (Uluwatu Cliff)

Karang Boma Cliff, also known as Uluwatu Cliff, has recently become a popular spot for photographers and Instagram fanatics across Bali.

Just a short drive from some of the best beaches in Uluwatu it’s definitely worth a drive up to and although we didn’t, many people recommend it for sunset.

The drive in is sweet and simple. You can park you bike at the top of the hill and head through the bushes to pop out at the viewpoint.

We headed up with a gang of friends and got snap happy. The only thing missing was a picnic!

Karang Boma Cliff Entrance Uluwatu Cliff Things To Do In Uluwatu
The entrance to Karang Boma Cliff Uluwatu
Karang Boma Cliff Uluwatu Cliff Things To Do In Uluwatu
Off we go on an adventure

The edge of Karang Boma Cliff is easy to get to, although it’s super steep and as dangerous as it looks in the photos. So please be careful!

View wise you can look out as far as the eye can see into the Indian Ocean and round a little to other Uluwatu hot spots.

As we mentioned we never made it to Uluwatu cliff for sunset although from the photos we’ve seen if you’re a fan of crazy colours then around 6pm is the best time to visit!

Karang Boma Cliff Uluwatu Cliff Things To Do In Uluwatu
The view of Uluwatu cliff from one side.
Karang Boma Cliff Uluwatu Cliff Things To Do In Uluwatu
Oh and of course the view from over the edge

Where To Stay In ULUWATU

Luxury – Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort – Anantara is one of the most popular places to stay in Bali. Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort boasts facilities such as an outdoor infinity pool, a fitness centre and a spa. Each room comes with a hot tub and free Wi-Fi. The resort is within a 15-minute drive of the Hindu temple, Pura Luhur Uluwatu and Nusa Dua Beach. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with luggage storage, airport transfers and a free shuttle service is available to Padang Beach. Each room comes with a living area, air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, an audio jack and a personal safe.

Mid-Budget – Le Grande Bali – Situated in Uluwatu, Le Grande Bali offers an outdoor pool, spa and a tennis court. Spacious rooms at Le Grande Bali each have a flat-screen cable TV, tea/coffee-making facilities and personal safe. All rooms come with a balcony or terrace. En suite bathrooms have a bathtub and separate shower, and guests can relax with a massage session at D’Spa or make use of the karaoke, sauna and hot tub facilities. Free high-speed Wi-Fi is also provided in all areas.

Budget – Made Roejas Homestay – Featuring a restaurant, a garden, and a shared lounge, Made Roejas Homestay provides accommodation in Uluwatu for travellers on a budget. The air-conditioned homestay also offers a seating area, free WiFi and garden views. Set just 6.8 miles from Uluwatu Temple, both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are also available at Made Roejas Homestay.

For more places to stay in Uluwatu you can check the latest prices here.

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3 Comments

  1. Sabine
    September 21, 2018 / 8:50 am

    Maybe you can update your post 🙂 There is still no entry fee but the locals blocked the street so you have to walk around 15 to 20 minutes or pay 40k for an scooter tranfer. If you want to bring a drone, there is an extra fee of 100k.

    • October 12, 2018 / 7:50 pm

      Hey Sabine, that’s really interesting! We’ll have to check it out when we head back in February and definitely will update our blog. Thanks 🙂

  2. May 3, 2019 / 2:08 pm

    Great article guys! We’ve definitely added this to our bucket list. I’m sure they will start adding some restrictions now since it’s becoming a popular spot

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