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Karang Boma Cliff In Bali – A Complete Guide

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.

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 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.

Karang Boma Cliff Entrance Fee

Entrance: 10,000 IDR per person.

Karang Boma Cliff Opening Times

Karang Boma Cliff is open all day, every day.

Although there is a sign stating ‘Closes at 7pm’ on the way in, we’re not sure how true this is but it’s probably sensible and safer not to visit after dark anyway.

Best Time To Visit Karang Boma Cliff

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

However, the best time to visit Karang Boma Cliff 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 said to be absolutely breathtaking.

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

Take a picnic to enjoy along with the views.

What To Pack

Photography Camera


Day Bag

Power Bank

Reusable Water Bottle


Lightweight Rain Jacket

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Look out from the cliff.

What To Expect At Karang Boma Cliff In Bali

Karang Boma Cliff, also known as Uluwatu Cliff, has recently become a popular spot for keen photographers and those looking for the best Bali Instagram spots.

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 manage to see it, many people highly recommend it for sunset.

The drive-in is sweet and simple. You can park your 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 and had some fun. The only thing missing was a picnic!

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 very 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, however, from the photos we’ve seen, if you’re a fan of stunning colours then around 6pm is the best time to visit!

If you are keen on seeing the sunset and prefer an arranged tour the Uluwatu Temple and Karang Boma Cliff Tour with Tickets is a great option.

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The entrance to Karang Boma Cliff Uluwatu
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Off we go on an adventure
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The view of Uluwatu cliff from one side.
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Oh and of course the view from over the edge

Where To Stay In Uluwatu


Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort

Anantara is one of the most popular places to stay in Bali.

The Resort boasts facilities such as an outdoor infinity pool, a fitness centre and also 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.


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.


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 on

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Karang Boma Cliff In Bali (Uluwatu Cliff) Guide

Bilal and izzy

Friday 3rd of May 2019

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


Friday 21st of September 2018

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.

Charlie Pauly

Friday 12th of October 2018

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 :)