A popular stop on the route that connects Singaraja and Denpasar, Gigit Waterfall is considered one of the most beautiful in Bali. The waterfall is easy to reach from the main road even though it has to go far enough, the waterfall has a height of approximately 40 meters. Water falls into a beautiful pond where visitors can swim. Actually there are three waterfalls in the area, others are smaller twin waterfalls. All are given signs from the road and can be reached by a short climb.
Most tourists who visit Gitgit Waterfall as part of a full day tour with stops at other places such as Sekumpul Waterfall, dolphin viewing tours in Lovina or tourist attractions in Bedugul, including Ulun Danu Bratan. A visit to Gitgit Waterfall usually includes a short trip or climb, a stop to take photos, or swim under a waterfall.
Tourists can swim, or at least play water in all three waterfalls in Gitgit throughout the year, with swimsuits that can be used in a simple changing room. For visitors in pairs or dating there is a local myth that claims that couples who visit the Gitgit Waterfall together will eventually split up. Souvenir sellers can be persistent in offering their wares. A hand raised with a smile and a polite “no thank you” will often help free yourself. The road to the main waterfall is in good condition, besides that there is a terraced part of the road.
Like most waterfalls in Bali, Gitgit Waterfall is most impressive during the rainy seaLike most waterfalls in Bali, Gitgit Waterfall is most impressive during the rainy season which is from around October to May, or after rain during the dry season. Waterfalls can be very crowded so visitors should arrive in the morning before 10 am to avoid crowds.
The surrounding natural atmosphere is thick and striking black rocks make the waterfall in Bali look unique even though the average size is relatively small. Besides Gitgit, Sekumpul Waterfall near Singaraja is a popular tourist attraction.