Munduk Waterfall Bali – A Complete Guide To Visiting

Munduk Waterfall Bali Waterfalls Things To Do In Munduk

Munduk Waterfall is one of the more lesser known falls in Bali. Hidden in the mountains of the north, here’s all the info for visiting.

Munduk Waterfall Bali – A Complete Guide To Visiting

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How To Get To Munduk Waterfall Bali
Munduk Waterfall Entrance Fee
Best Time To Visit + Tips
What To Expect At Munduk Waterfall
Where To Stay In Munduk

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How To Get To Munduk Waterfall Bali

Munduk Waterfall is located high in the mountainous region of Bali.

It’s around a two hour drive from Canggu and 1 hour 30 from Ubud.

The drive is pretty straight forward and along the road in from Bedugul you’ll pass the popular Handara Gate, and the insta-famous Wanagiri Hidden Hills.

Upon arrival at the parking area, it’s roughly a 15 minute walk down via paved steps or walkway.

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 full Things To Do In Munduk Bali – Ultimate Guide blog.

Munduk Waterfall Entrance Fee

Parking – 2,000 IDR

Adults – 20,000 IDR

Children – 10,000 IDR

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BEST TIME TO VISIT + TIPS

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

Munduk in particular is one of the most popular spots on the island for photographs. So it’s typically pretty crowded with tourists! However, as with anywhere in Bali the best time to visit is always earlier in the morning to beat the crowds!

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

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The scooter park to Munduk Waterfall sits right on the bend

What To Expect At Munduk Waterfall

Just a short 15 minute trek down from the parking area, and across a rickety old bamboo bridge, you’ll find a a single stream of water flowing from high in the forest.

Unlike most waterfalls in Bali, Munduk Waterfall is not one that’s ideal for swimming.

There was not much water at the bottom of the falls, and it has a very powerful flow. However it’s still a pretty epic spot for photos.

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A steady walk down…
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The nature around Munduk is beautiful

Operated by a couple of locals, Munduk Waterfall is not super popular with tourists, meaning you’ll likely have the whole area to yourself. There is also a toilet and changing area near the entrance.

Either take a picnic and relax, or jump in for a splash, before heading over to the impressive Banyumala Twin Waterfall.

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Crossing the rickety bamboo bridge at Munduk Waterfall Bali
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A quiet swimming hole in the jungle
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A solid day exploring

WHERE TO STAY IN MUNDUK

Luxury – Munduk Moding Plantation Nature Resort & Spa – Munduk Moding Plantation Nature Resort offers luxurious suites and villas with free Wi-Fi. An outdoor infinity pool provides scenic views of the surrounding coffee trees, rice fields and mountains. The resort also boasts its own spa, restaurant and tennis courts. Buyan Lake and Tamblingan Lake are both a 5 minute drive from Munduk Moding Plantation. Munduk Waterfall is just a 15 minute trek away. Featuring wood flooring and furnishings, each room has a 4-poster bed and floor-to-ceiling windows. All rooms come with a flat-screen TV and refrigerator with minibar. Private bathrooms include a shower and terrazzo bathtub.

Mid-Budget – Puri Lumbung Cottages – Set in North Bali and surrounded by nature, Puri Lumbung Cottages offers simple yet charming accommodation with a spa and a restaurant. Each cottage at Puri Lumbung comes with an attached balcony made of solid wood and presents stunning views of the surrounding. The attached bathroom comes with hot shower facilities and some rooms have a stone bath. Guests can indulge in a range of traditional Balinese massage at Puri Lumbung Cottages.You can also join various Balinese culture activities such as cooking class, language lessons and yoga.

Budget – Umah De Madya – Situated in Munduk, 9.3 miles from Banyumala Waterfall, Umah De Madya features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a shared lounge. The guest house offers a terrace, a 24-hour front desk, and free WiFi is available. Continental and à la carte breakfast options are available each morning at the guest house. The nearest airport is Ngurah Rai International, 51.6 miles from Umah De Madya, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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

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2 Comments

  1. Bilal and Izzy
    May 29, 2019 / 3:11 pm

    Bali has so much to see and do! Every day can be a new adventure. The munduk waterfalls look so beautiful and definitely a bucket list item. Thanks for sharing

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