North Bali attractions

Top Choice Waterfall in Singaraja

Sekumpul Waterfall

Sitting 18km southeast of Sinjaraja, some six or seven separate waterfalls – all fed by upland streams – pour up to 80m over cliffs in a verdant bamboo-forested valley. From the car park, it's a hilly 45-minute, 1km…
Hindu Temple in North Bali

Pura Maduwe Karang

One of the most intriguing temples in north Bali, Pura Maduwe Karang is particularly notable for its sculptured panels, including the famous stone-carved bicycle relief that depicts a gentleman riding a bicycle with…
Beach in Pemuteran

Pemuteran Beach

The grey-brown sand is a little thin and definitely not powdery but you can't beat the setting. The blue waters and surrounding green hills make for a beautiful scene, especially when crimson and orange join the col…
Waterfall in North Bali

Air Terjun Singsing

About 5km west of Lovina, a sign points to Air Terjun Singsing (Daybreak Waterfall); about 1km from the main road there's a warung on the left and a car park on the right. Walk past the warung and along the path for…
Village in Singaraja


About 6km northeast of Singaraja is an excellent example of the colourful architectural style of north Bali. Sangsit's Pura Beji is a temple for the subak (village association of rice-growers), dedicated to the godd…
Hindu Temple in Labuhan Lalang

Makam Jayaprana

A 20-minute walk up some stone stairs from the southern side of the road, a little west of Labuhan Lalang, will bring you to Jayaprana's grave. There are fine views to the north at the top.
Waterfall in Singaraja

Air Terjun Gitgit

Around 11km south of Singaraja, a well-signposted path goes 800m west from the main road to the touristy waterfall, Air Terjun Gitgit. The path is lined with souvenir stalls and guides to nowhere. The 40m waterfalls…
Hatchery in Pemuteran

Proyek Penyu

Pemuteran is home to the nonprofit Proyek Turtle, run by Reef Seen Divers' Resort. Turtle eggs and small turtles purchased from locals are looked after here until they're ready for ocean release. Thousands of turtle…
Library in Singaraja

Gedong Kirtya Library

This small historical library was established in 1928 by Dutch colonialists and named after the Sanskrit for 'to try'. It has a collection of lontar (dried palm leaf) books, as well as some even older written works …
Village in North Bali


Sawan, 7km inland from Jagaraga, is a centre for the manufacturing of gamelan gongs and instruments. You can see the gongs being cast and the intricately carved gamelan frames being fashioned. Pura Batu Bolong (Temp…