HealthThe King Cave Falls of Bali's Goa Raja Waterfall :

The King Cave Falls of Bali’s Goa Raja Waterfall :

Located not far from the well-known Tukad Cepung Waterfall in east Bali, the Goa Raja Waterfall is a recently found hidden gem. As the name suggests, this location features a large waterfall inside a cave—Goa Raja is Indonesian for “king cave”—and is quite accessible from Ubud at

Even a tiny natural swimming pool exists. Overall, we thought this waterfall was superior to Tukad Cepung, and naturally, there were a lot fewer visitors.

This travel guide will tell you all you need to know before you go, including how to get there

What to Expect From the Goa Raja Waterfall

  • It simply takes fifteen minutes or so to walk to the waterfall through a verdant, mossy gorge at
  • For the first five minutes of the ride, the route is steep (downhill), and then it levels off.
  • The path had some minor damage from our previous climb, and a few of the bamboo bridges were broken, but perhaps those issues will be resolved soon.
  • Even during the rainy season, there is a single spot where you must cross a stream with potentially slick rocks. Nevertheless, the stream is quite shallow at
  • You’re rewarded at the finish with a large swimming pool, a waterfall, and a natural cave! Even a bamboo hut is available for changing into new clothes at
  • We visited without paying any parking or entry fees; a contribution is the only request made.
  • That might alter in the future if the location becomes well-known, as Bali waterfalls frequently do!

When To Go

Any month other than May through November, which is considered the dry season, appears to be the ideal time of year to visit this waterfall at

There was no waterfall on our first walk in August, and the locals told us it had been redirected to irrigate the rice fields. When we returned in February, the waterfall was fantastic at

How to Travel There

East Bali’s Bangli district is home to the Goa Raja Waterfall at

It takes roughly 45 minutes from Ubud or Sidemen, and since Tukad Cepung Waterfall and this location are so close together, you can simply combine the two!

Renting a scooter or hiring a private vehicle with a driver is the most convenient method to get there; both of these can be scheduled online at

Additional Bali Waterfalls

Are you looking for more details about Bali, Indonesia’s greatest waterfalls?

See my Bali Waterfalls Map for a comprehensive list that includes travel tips, images, and information at

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For 1–5 people, they offer a full day of driving and sightseeing in Bali for 650k Rupiah ($45 USD). That includes the cost of the driver, the entire car, and the petrol! It’s rather substantial. They also provide reasonably priced airport to hotel transportation at

They also have motorbikes if that’s how you’d prefer to travel. Their scooter rentals come with a helmet, raincoat, and free delivery within the south Bali area, with prices starting at 140k Rupiah (~$9).

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