Sanur Rice Paddies & Jogging Path In Denpasar, Bali

by David & Intan

Recently my wife and I discovered a group of rice paddies near Sanur that is virtually unknown to tourists, but they’re just as green as any of the others in Bali!

A new jogging path through the fields was just added in 2018, but the whole area is still very quiet and we only saw a handful of friendly locals and farmers during the entire hour or two that we spent there.

This travel guide will explain how to get there, and everything you need to know before you go!

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Visiting The Rice Fields

There’s a new walking path here in good condition, and you can take your bicycle or scooter on it for a nice scenic ride.

But where this place really shines is for taking drone photos. We had the whole place to ourselves and the aerial views were incredible.

The green rice fields look super photogenic from above, and you can see the patchwork stretching out in all directions.

With the high speed of development in Bali and especially the Sanur/Denpasar area, sadly these rice paddies may not be around for much longer before they’re replaced by buildings. So enjoy them while you can!

Green rice fields at Sanur, Denpasar in Bali

Drone view of green rice fields at Sanur, Denpasar in Bali

Entrance Fees

FREE as of 2020.

There’s no parking fee or entry fee.

How To Get To The Sanur Rice Paddies

These rice fields are located by Denpasar, a short distance west of Sanur, Bali.

The best way to get there is to rent a scooter or hire a private car and driver (both of these can be booked online).

The nearest landmark is Warung Babi Guling Galung. From the warung, walk north 500 meters and you will find the entrance to the jogging path.

We only walked part of the path and then turned back. If you walk the full path, it goes on for what appears to be a few miles.

Be careful if you decide to step off the concrete path and walk through the rice fields, because Bali snakes may like to hang out here. I walked between the fields for a few minutes and saw a green snake by my feet.


More Sanur Travel Tips

Thanks for looking! I hope you enjoyed this guide for the Sanur rice fields.

Don’t forget to check out my complete Sanur travel guide for a list of all the top things to do in Sanur Bali!

Read More: Sanur Bali

Drone view of green rice fields at Sanur, Denpasar in Bali

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