The Suwat Waterfall is a nice hidden gem in the Gianyar area of Bali, just a short distance from Ubud.
It’s a waterfall that hasn’t been discovered by the tourist hordes yet, with a natural pool that’s great for swimming and photos. There’s even a neat bamboo raft you can float around on.This travel guide will explain how to get there, and everything you need to know before you go!
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Suwat Waterfall Bali – What To Expect
The path down to the waterfall is very easy and takes you through a small bamboo forest and other tropical foliage along the way.
At the bottom, you’ll see some cool rock carvings and a big natural pool with a 20 meter waterfall at the back. It has a bamboo raft made by the locals, and there’s even a cave to explore behind the falls.
At the moment, Suwat Waterfall (also known by its Indonesian name Air Terjun Suwat) is basically unknown to foreign tourists, and I wasn’t able to find it on any English blogs on the internet! We only saw a small handful of locals there when we went.
It’s a nice little waterfall and I think it will undoubtedly become popular and crowded before long, just like what happened with the Kanto Lampo and Tibumana waterfalls.
The entrance fee for Suwat Waterfall is 15k Rupiah ($1) as of 2020.
How To Get There
Suwat Waterfall is located in Gianyar, just 30 minutes from Ubud. If you’re coming from Canggu or Kuta, the drive is about 1 hour.
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).
When you arrive, it’s just a 5 minute walk down to the waterfall. Enjoy!
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