The Tegenungan Waterfall tourist attraction also has another name, namely the Kemenuh waterfall. Because the waterfall is located in the Kemenuh village, Gianyar district. The address or location of the Kemenuh waterfall, is in Kemenuh Village which is an area of Sukawati District, Gianyar Regency.
Judging from the map, the location of the Tegenungan waterfall is the location of the waterfall closest to the tourist area of South Bali. Most of the waterfalls in Bali are located in mountainous areas or areas that have highlands. But the Tegenungan waterfall, is in the lowlands.
Distance & Travel Time
If you stay in the tourist area of Kuta, to reach the location of the Kemenuh waterfall, it will take a distance of 32 kilometers, with an estimated travel time of about 1 hour 10 minutes. Of course, the road is in normal condition or there is no traffic jam.
If you stay in the tourist area of Tanjung Benoa, then heading to the Tegenungan waterfall is further away. You will cover a distance of 40 kilometers with a travel time of 1 hour 10 minutes, and you have to use the toll road.
It’s different if you depart from the tourist area of Ubud Bali. Just for information, the Ubud area is very wide, so that it is easier for me to use your benchmark when you depart from Ubud Monkey Forest. From Ubud Monkey Forest to Tegenungan waterfall, it will cover a distance of 12 kilometers with an estimated travel time of 30 minutes.
The location of the waterfall is not on the side of the road. In order for you to find the location of the Kemenuh waterfall, you need to descend hundreds of stairs from the parking area. After you go down the stairs you will find the lips of the Petanu river.
To descend hundreds of stairs, not so tired. But when you have to return to the vehicle parking lot, then you have to climb hundreds of stairs. This is where your stamina is tested. So if you are not strong enough to climb the stairs, we do not recommend you not to go down the stairs. Even if you don’t go down, you can still see the view of the Tegenungan waterfall from above. But you still have to pay for the entrance ticket to the Tegenungan waterfall.
Tegenungan Waterfall entrance ticket counter is open from 06:30 – 18:30. The best time to visit is in the morning around 07:00, to avoid the hot weather. You can also come in the afternoon around 16:30, to reduce the heat of the sun.
The Attraction of Tegenungan Waterfall
When you arrive at the vehicle parking location, you will see many small shops selling souvenirs for souvenirs. You will also see simple stalls selling food and drinks. Fried noodles, snacks and young coconut are available.
From the vehicle parking area, to reach the location of the waterfall, you have to walk down the stairs. It’s a good idea to wear shoes to be more comfortable when going down stairs. From the stairs, you can already see the view of the waterfall flanked by shady trees. There are several photo locations that you will see when you descend the stairs.
Tegenungan Waterfall, has a height of about 15 meters, but has a fairly large water discharge. Waterfall discharge will be very large during the rainy season, which is the range from December to February. At the base of the waterfall you will be able to find a small area like a pond.
The water in the pool is quite clear and suitable for those of you who just want to play in the water or soak. Changing room facilities are also available, so you don’t have to worry if you want to swim. In addition, there are life guards who always pay attention to tourists while bathing. During the rainy season, it is recommended that you do not try to take a bath, because the water discharge is very large and the water is not too clear.
If you don’t want to soak, you can sit back and relax at the bottom of the waterfall while enjoying the view. Besides being able to see the view of the waterfall, at the location of this waterfall, you can also see temples and water fountains that come from natural springs.