Gitgit Waterfall is a waterfall located on the highest hill in the north of Bali. The area around Gitgit Waterfall has many other waterfalls which are absolutely stunning. As well as being one of Bali’s premium attractions, Gitgit Waterfall is often used as a location for photographers due to its stunning backdrop.
A visit to the Gitgit Waterfall is also an opportunity to enjoy wonderful views while trekking through lush forestlands. You can follow a cement path with towering trees overhead to reach the waterfall. You can also see paddy field rice terraces along the way.
Gitgit Waterfall is located in Singaraja, Bali. It sits in Gitgit Village, Buleleng, which is around 11 kilometres to the south of Singaraja and is about 90 kilometres from Denpasar, the capital city of Bali.
Opening Days and Hours
Gitgit waterfall is open daily from 08:00 to 16:00.
Entry Fee and Bookings
The entrance fee costs IDR 5,000 (USD 0.35) for adults and IDR 3,000 (USD 0.21) for children.
How to Get There
Gitgit Waterfall is accessible by road from Kuta, which takes around 2 hours and 30 minutes of travel time. Gitgit Waterfall is easy to reach as it is not too far from the main road that connects Denpasar, Bedugul, and Singaraja (the capital of the Buleleng regency). The path down to the waterfall is made of cement that goes uphill and downhill, as it is located in the mountains. A car park is available on the main road.
Gitgit Waterfall has a great atmosphere and provides you the opportunity to experience Bali’s majestic nature. As such, this attraction is popular with families, children, solo travelers, couples, and groups. Although it is not recommended for those who have trouble walking over rugged terrain.
Time to Spend
Aside from viewing Gitgit Waterfall, you can also soak or swim in the adjacent river that has very clear waters.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
Going in the early morning or late afternoon before it gets dark is recommended, as is is cooler during these times. so it is easier to walk to the waterfall.
You will pass a few local cafes en route to Gitgit Waterfall, which provides food and drinks along the main trail.
- Tamblingan Lake is 33 minutes away by car.
- Beratan Lake and Ulun Danu Temple are 35 minutes away by car.
- Lovina Beach is 31 minutes away by car.
A few accommodation options can be found near Gitgit Waterfall, albeit located a bit far from the main road. The nearest hotel is about 10 kilometres from the waterfall and takes 30 minutes by road.
Good to Know
- Come in the morning to enjoy the fresh mountain air.
- Do not litter around the waterfall.
- Make sure to bring extra clothes if you are planning to swim and shoes or boots that are suitable for hiking.