Nungnung Waterfall is rated as one of the best waterfalls in Bali, and it definitely lives up to it’s reputation. Here’s all the info for visiting.
Nungnung Waterfall Bali – A Complete Guide To Visiting
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Nungnung Waterfall is perfectly located between Ubud and Bedugul, so it makes for a great stop off between the journey up North.
It takes around an hour and a half directly from Ubud and paths the way towards many other Bali waterfalls such as Leke Leke.
If you’re looking at travelling to Nungnung Waterfall with family or young ones, the whole area is maintained really well – just be prepared for the steps.
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.
Entrance Fee – 10,000 IDR
Parking – FREE
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As far as waterfalls go, Bali is waterfall heaven. There are a number of hidden Bali waterfalls waiting to be discovered, although this one in particular is a favourite amongst tourists.
The pathway is made up of concrete stairs and the 20 minute trek down consists of exactly 509 steps.
They are worth the work though, to be rewarded with freshen Bali water pools at the base of the Nungnung Waterfall.
You can swim up to Nungnung Waterfall, although the water is super powerful and there aren’t any locals hanging around watching out for the safety of visitors. So be careful if you’re climbing up the slippery rocks or heading right up close to the intense waterfall.
Also, just note that there are no changing rooms, lockers or toilet facilities at the waterfall. So be sure to keep your belongings dry and safe and be wearing your swim suits already.
When you’re back up to the top, there is a spot in the parking area where you can grab food and refreshments.
Overall Nungnung Waterfall is definitely one of the most powerful and beautiful Bali waterfalls we’ve seen. We’ve no doubt it’ll be at the top of future visitors lists in the coming years.
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