Attractions in Ubud

Bali Bird and Reptile Park

A popular destination for bird lovers and those en-route to Ubud via Denpasar. With over two hectares of tropical gardens, you’ll witness plenty of exotic animals and enjoy the peace and tranquillity that comes along with the feeling of being immersed in Bali nature. The Park is open daily from 9am-6pm.

Bali Zoo

A great opportunity to witness the diverse animal life all in one location! The zoo features a shady, jungle-like ambience with the chance to ride elephants, take photos with your favorite animals and outbound adventures to other memorable sights. The zoo is only 15 minutes from Ubud, for more information call: +62 (0)361 294 357.

Botanic Garden

A beautiful way to spend your day! Explore the many orchid houses and immerse yourself in Bali’s first maze! The garden is located just 1km from Ubud on the main road.

Campuhan Ridge Walk

Enjoy a nature walk through Bali’s gorgeous landscape. Whether you are looking to burn off those calories or just escape the busy streets of the more popular tourist destinations, the beautiful landscape along Campuhan has just what you need!

Elephant Cave

Located just east of Ubud in Bedulu Village, Goa Gajah displays beautiful rock carvings and relics. Come learn more about what is behind these ancient inspirations! The village is open daily from 8am to 4pm.

Gunung Kawi

Explore this Hindu temple complex that is still used today for ritual ceremonies! Featuring courtyards, shrines and collection of archaeological sites, you’re sure to be amazed. Proper attire (sarong cloth with sash around the waist) is available for hire prior to entering.

Pura Samuan Tiga

Come for the beautiful views and architecture, stay for the history lessons. This temple is believed to be the meeting place between Gods. If visiting in April, be sure to experience Siat Sampian (Sampian War) which takes place during the 10th full moon. The performance normally lasts from 6am to 1pm. 

Rice Paddies

Famous amongst tourists for its photo opportunities, Tegallalang Rice Terraces is also a popular destination for artists and nature lovers. Located just north of Ubud, you won’t want to miss this spectacular sight.

Ubud Monkey Forest

Located in the heart of Ubud on Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud Monkey Forest is sanctuary to a number of macaques. Open to visitors daily from 730am to 6pm, guests will want to ensure they do not have food on them in order to reduce biting incidents. Admission to enter is less than US$1.

Setia Darma House of Mask & Puppets

A unique courtyard home to over 1,000 masks and 4,000 puppets from all over Indonesia. Operating hours are daily 8am to 4pm. For more information call: +62 (0)361 898 749 3.

Tampaksiring Presidential Palace

Located in Tampaksiring Village, this house used to be home to the first Indonesian President. Nowadays it’s used in official programs related to governmental and state events and a venue for president and vice-president to get together with their families.

Taro Elephant Park

Internationally renowned, Taro allows visitors to interact with elephants including feeding, riding and cleaning them. To get there, head north from Ubud, past Tegalalang on Jl. Raya Pujung.

Yeh Pulu

Literally meaning “water container”, you’ll love this ancient spring that also contains various rock carvings. Yeh Pulu is located 6km southeast of Ubud.

White Water Rafting

Ubud Adventures offers a tour for those who love adventure. Cost is US$40. For more information email: [email protected]


An adventurous way of seeing the sights Bali has to offer. Activities include walking, abseiling, jumping, sliding down natural slopes and swimming.