Who doesn’t like a vacation on the Island of the Gods? Each region in Bali does have its own charm. In addition to having many beaches, Bali offers views of the mountains and waterfalls that are attractive and instagrammable. Not only that, you can also find a number of gardens in Bali that you can visit with friends or family. Before ordering a plane ticket for a vacation, it’s a good idea to look at this one article. You see, Flokq has 10 recommendations for Bali tourist attractions with their own uniqueness. Let’s check it out!
1. Jinja Park Bali
This flower garden is located in Banjar Dinas Angsoka, Besakih, Karangasem, not far from the famous Besakih Temple complex. This tourist attraction was only opened in 2019. However, the name has gone viral on social media and has attracted more and more visitors.
As one of the best gardens in Bali, Jinja Park offers views of Mount Agung with kasna and gemitir (marigold) flowers. Once you arrive, you will be greeted by a red pole like a tourist spot in Japan.
You can also rent traditional Japanese kimono clothes that make you feel like you are on vacation in Japan.
Not only can you enjoy the view, here you can find some instagrammable spots. Certainly suitable for those of you who like photos!
2. Tirta Gangga Bali
Previously, Tirta Gangga Park was a water park of the Karangasem Kingdom. If you come here, you can find a very large pool with several showers and Balinese statues. This park is quite famous among foreign tourists and is often visited by domestic tourists.
Tirta Gangga is located in Ababi Village, Abang, Karangasem. From the Kuta area, you can reach this place within 2-3 hours by car or motorbike.
Tirta Gangga Park is located in a rice field area with an area of 1.2 ha. When you go inside, you will see buildings like temples. The building has three different levels.
The clear pool water comes from the Rejasa spring which is considered sacred by the surrounding community. You can also see much large ornamental fish in the pond. On the other side of Tirta Gangga, there is a bathing pool that can be used by visitors to swim.
3. Dedari Park Bali
Want to experience a trip to the land of fairy tales? Well, don’t miss this park if you are on vacation to Gianyar Regency, Bali.
Taman Dedari Bali is located in an area of 1.5 ha consisting of a restaurant, art gallery, tropical garden, and views of the Ayung River. This place is famous for a large number of dancing angel statues scattered at several points.
Once you enter through the gate, you will be greeted by a number of beautiful statues. The name ‘Dedari’ itself comes from the word ‘bidadari’ which is taken from the legend of the descent of an angel on the Ayung River.
Designed by renowned architect Tjok Gde Raka Sukawati, Taman Dedari has a unique and Balinese architectural style. Not surprisingly, many brides and grooms hold a pre-wedding photoshoot at Taman Dedari.
If you visit here, you can see works of art in the gallery or take pictures at the best spots. Not only that, but visitors can also have lunch at the available restaurants. Starting from Balinese cuisine to western menus you can try it out!
4. Kemenuh Butterfly Park Bali
As one of the best parks in Bali, Kemenuh Butterfly Park combines tourism and education in one place. There is a beautiful garden with many types of butterflies perching on the plants. The location is also easy to reach because it is on the edge of the highway.
Here, you can take your children to learn about the butterfly life cycle. Besides taking pictures or seeing directly various types of butterflies, visitors can also enjoy food at a restaurant on the edge of the rice fields.
There is also a souvenir shop if you want to bring home souvenirs from this butterfly garden.
5. Bedugul Botanical Gardens, Bali
Like the Bogor Botanical Gardens, this botanical garden is also a place for conservation and recreation. Located in the highlands of Tabanan Regency, Bedugul Botanical Gardens is often a weekend destination for local people.
As one of the best parks in Bali, this place has a very wide grass field, making it suitable for picnics or gatherings. You can also find an orchid garden, rose garden, cactus house, convention center, bamboo collection, and a rainforest area here.
Plus, there is a favorite spot for visitors, namely the grass hill that leads to Lake Beratan!
6. Edelweiss Hut and Kasna Flower Garden
Not far from Besakih Temple, you can visit Edelweiss Garden (Pondok) and Kasna Flower Garden. This place is located in Temukus Village, Rendang, Karangasem. It is also one of the best parks in Bali that you should visit.
Like the Hitachi Seaside Park in Japan, this flower garden is filled with kasna and gemitir flowers. Local people said the beautiful kasna flower can only grow in this village. You can enjoy the beauty of this park from the treehouse which is located quite high from the ground.
If you want to come here, please don’t come around the Hindu holidays like Galungan and Kuningan. The stock of flowers around that time is usually less because they are picked for offerings. To travel here, you only need to pay an entrance ticket for Rp 10K.
7. Sunflower Garden
Located in Marga, Tabanan Regency, this park is close to other tourist attractions in Bali, such as Alas Kedaton and Taman Ayun. This park offers an instagrammable natural view with flowers in bloom.
The Sunflower Garden was viral on social media before it became a popular new tourist spot. The blooming period of sunflowers is indeed short. But don’t worry, dead plants will be replaced by Celosia flowers that are no less beautiful!
8. Lotus Flower Garden at Saraswati Temple
The Ubud area is famous as the City of Arts which is one of the tourist destinations in Bali. Well, besides having many works of art, here there is also a famous garden, namely Taman Saraswati Ubud.
This park is a tourist attraction in the middle of the temple. Many tourists come here to see the beauty of the lotus flower as well as watch the traditional dance performances.
9. The Blooms Garden
This park near Lake Beratan in Tabanan just opened in 2019. Here, you can enjoy a beautiful flower garden landscape such as the Miracle Garden in Dubai.
There are many interesting photo spots to try, such as some backgrounds with views of colorful flower fields. This place is so crowded, you have to be patient and stand in line to take pictures.
10. Ujung Park Karangasem
Taman Sukasada or Taman Ujung Karangasem is one of the best parks in Bali. This place is a relic of the Karangasem Kingdom which was once used as a resting place for the king.
Now, Taman Ujung Sukasada is often used for field trips. In addition, there are many couples who choose this place for their pre-wedding photos!
11. Pura Tanah Lot
The view of the sunset that creates the silhouette of the Tanah Lot temple is the main attraction of this Bali tourist spot. You can capture great photos by combining the sunset with the ocean waves beneath the temple grounds. This tourist spot is located in Beraban Village, Kediri District, Tabanan Regency.
12. Ubud Monkey Forest
This protected forest area has tall trees that provide a cool pathway for visitors. Monkey Forest also has a temple in it. You can also do activities such as Ayung Rafting here. As long as you follow the rules of tourist attractions, Ubud Monkey Forest can be a quiet tourism location for you, your partner, friends, and the whole family.
You can find this tourist spot on Monkey Forest road, Ubud, Ubud District, Gianyar Regency, Bali.
13. Jimbaran Beach
The combination of white sand, sunset, and grilled seafood menu is the main attraction of Jimbaran Beach. The position of the beach facing the west side provides a full view of the sunset for visitors. Coupled with various seafood cafes along the coast, many visitors use this Bali tourist spot as a romantic location.
14. Campuhan Hill
This location is one of the newest Bali tourist attractions. With stunning natural scenery and fresh air, this hill is also known as Campuhan Love Hill. The grove of trees around the hill is also enough to hide this location from tourists and maintain its beauty. You can jog, trekking, or take the best photos at Campuhan Hill.
15. Bali Bird Park
With an area of 2hm, Bali Bird Park is one of the largest bird parks in Indonesia. This Bali tourist spot accommodates 1,000 animals from 250 bird species. You can also visit the 4D theater on site.
16. Bali Safari and Marine Park
This tourist spot is also the Indonesian Safari Park 3 which is a breeding ground for endangered animals. This safari park concept combines modern Bali and ancient Bali. This park also provides education about history, myths, philosophy, and others related to wildlife.
The animals that live in Bali Safari and Marine Park come from 3 regions, namely, India, Indonesia, and Africa. There are about 400 animals that you can see in this park.
17. Bedugul Botanical Gardens
For lovers of flora, it is mandatory to visit the Bedugul Botanical Gardens. This tourist spot is one of Bali’s educational places that stores a large collection of Indonesian botanical wealth. The location of this garden is on the botanical garden road, Candikuning, Baturiti, Tabanan Regency, Bali Province. You can reach this garden by private vehicle.
Perlu diperhatikan bahwa jalan menuju kebun cukup rentan. Jalanan dapat menjadi sangat licin selama dan setelah hujan. Anda disarankan untuk mengemudi dengan hati-hati di sepanjang jalan.
18. Goa Gajah
The main difference between Goa Gajah and other temples apart from its active status is the structure of the building. Instead of towering, Goa Gajah was built into a cliff and entered the artificial cave category. Goa Gajah serves as a sacred site for Buddhists and Hindus. Goa Gajah Temple is also one of the oldest temples in Bali.
19. Tirta Empul Tampak Siring Temple
The clear pool in this temple is the main attraction of Tirta Empul Tampak Siring Temple. In the middle of the pool there is a spring that ensures the clarity of the water. Water from the main pool is channeled into the second pool where Hindus perform a purification ritual.
Because of its sacred and religious nature, visitors are required to use a sarong from hip to foot, and a scarf to tie the saron around the waist. You can bring your own or rent a sarong and scarf on site.
20. Besakih Temple
The location of the Besakih temple area is at the foot of Mount Agung, Karangasem district. This temple is the largest and widest Hindu temple in Bali. Mount Agung itself is the highest active volcano on the island of Bali and always provides cool air around it. If you visit in the morning, you can see Mount Agung from the temple area because the fog has not come down yet.
During this pandemic, it is important for you to follow health protocols during your visit anywhere. The following 20 recommendations for Bali tourist attractions are also included in this. Happy traveling and stay safe!
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