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Gitgit Waterfall In Bali – A Complete Guide

Gitgit Waterfall Bali is ranked one of the best on the islands by tourists, as well as locals. So here’s everything you need to prepare you for your trip.

How To Get To Gitgit Waterfall

Located in the North of the island, people tend to head to Gitgit Waterfall from Lovina.

The drive takes roughly 40 minutes from Lovina. However if you’re heading up to Gitgit Waterfall from Canggu or Ubud it can take almost 2 hours 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 Bali Scooter or Motorbike Rental with Delivery.

Another option is to hire a Bali Private Car or Minibus Charter With Driver, which is pretty popular for day trips around Bali, and they start at around 500,000 IDR per day (8 hours).

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.

If you are based in Denpasar, Ubud, or Kuta, the Sunrise Tour with Dolphins, Waterfalls & Temples is visits Gitgit Waterfall.

If you are making a day of heading up North to chase waterfalls, you can also stop at Sekumpul, Aling Aling, Leke Leke and Nungnung Waterfall.

Gitgit Waterfall Entrance Fee

Entrance: 20,000 IDR per person.

Parking: Free

Gitgit Waterfall Opening Times

Gitgit Waterfall is open all day, every day.

Best Time To Visit Gitgit Waterfall

The best time to visit anywhere in Bali, if possible, is between April and October which is the island’s dry season.

You can visit the falls year round but you need to consider the increase in rainfall between November and March. This always makes the jungle treks a little more difficult and slippery.

Swimming is permitted at Gitgit Waterfall and you are sure to get pretty wet from the spray alone, so you might as well go in for a refreshing dip!

What To Pack

Photography Camera

Tripod

Day Bag

Power Bank

Reusable Water Bottle

Sunscreen

Lightweight Rain Jacket

Quick Dry Towel

GoPro

Lifeproof Phone Case

Dry Bag

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What To Expect At Gitgit Waterfall In Bali

There are paved steps all the way and it’s completely family friendly. The hike to the waterfall takes around 15 minutes.

The grounds are well maintained and since tourism has boomed in Bali, the whole journey to the waterfall is a trail in between markets.

So, on you’re way back to your car or motorcycle, you’re bound to be stopped a few times to buy a sarong and a key ring or 5.

Situated high up in the mountains and surrounded by stunning rice paddies, Gitgit Waterfall is definitely a rising hotspot for tourism. It’s a jungle heaven for all photographers and day to day tourists.

The parking area is situated on a main road with a few shops nearby, so there’s plenty of food and refreshments available.

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One of the best Bali waterfalls and you can see why!
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The jungle paradise of Gitgit Waterfall

The Waterfall Itself

Gitgit Waterfall is a huge and impressive waterfall and is up there as one of the largest in Bali.

At the base of the waterfall there are toilets and changing facilities. As well as a seating area to place your bags.

There are no lockers though, so be sure to keep an eye on your belongings.

You can swim right up to the intensity of the falls. Or, if you’re looking to chill in a more quiet area, you can head back a little from Gitgit Waterfall and relax in the pools at the bottom of the rocks.

You can find this spot just to the left of the toilets.

Chill, take photos and have an awesome day at one of the best waterfalls in Bali!

Also, on your way up north, a Bali tour wouldn’t complete without visiting the beautiful Jatiluwih Rice Terraces.

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The quieter pools at Gitgit Waterfall
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The perfect spot to chill at the base of the falls

Where To Stay In Lovina

Luxury

Sea View Villa Bloom Bali

Set in Lovina, Sea View Villa Bloom Bali offers accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning, a restaurant and access to a garden with an outdoor pool.

It is located 6.2 miles from Krisna Funtastic Land and provides room service. 

The villa has 3 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a fridge and an oven, a washing machine, and 2 bathrooms with a shower.

Guests wishing to travel light can make use of towels and bed linen for an extra charge. 

Continental and à la carte breakfast options are available every morning at the villa.

Mid-Budget

Odika Lovina House and Villa

Located just a 5-minute walk from Lovina Beach, Odika Lovina House and Villa offers modern and elegant self-catering accommodation with free WiFi access and free on-site private parking for guests who drive. 

It take s a 30-minute drive from the property to the town of Buleleng. Getting to Bali Denpasar International Airport will take around 2.5 hours by car. 

The accommodation will provide you with a TV and air conditioning. There is a full kitchen with a dishwasher and a refrigerator.

Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with free toiletries. You can enjoy garden view from the room. Guests staying at the villa can enjoy a private outdoor pool.

Budget

GM Hotel Lovina

Set in Lovina, GM Lovina provides accommodation with private balconies.

The property is non-smoking and is located 6.2 miles from Krisna Funtastic Land. 

All units in the hotel come with a flat-screen TV. Featuring a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, rooms at GM Lovina also offer free WiFi.

Guest rooms at the accommodation include air conditioning and a desk.

For more places to stay in Lovina, you can check the latest prices on Booking.com.

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