Attracting thousands of tourists from all over the world, the ‘larger than life’ Swings in Bali are the dreamplace of every visitor. Known to be amongst the most popular insta-worthy places in Bali, overlooking the palm tree valley and the river cascading down below, the Bali Swing is a place straight out of picture postcards.
It is from the Bali Swing that you can admire the verdant natural beauty of Bali, whilst also getting an adrenaline rush. Swing high up in the air, thereby enjoying a bird’s eye view of the entire region with the Balinese jungles surrounding it. In the cool, pleasant weather all around, you are sure to feel your inner child coming to life as you swing between 10 metres and 78 metres high up the ground here.
For an authentic swing experience in Bali, head over to the Bali Swing in Ubud, also known as the Bali Swing Bongkasa Pertiwi. Located at a short 20-minutes’ drive from the centre of Ubud, the Bali Swing is tucked amidst lush jungle environs where you can swing to a height between 10 metres to 78 metres above the ground. It is a haven for adventure seekers, since each of the swings here has a unique thrill factor. With waterfalls gushing behind, and a scenic atmosphere, the Bali Swing also boasts of unique hanging nests, heart-shaped rocks, helicopter as well as a butterfly garden, which make this swing a photographer’s delight. It is here where you can enjoy the feeling of flying over clouds, whilst also soaking in the panoramic views of the valleys, waterfalls and canyons down below.
Location: Jl. Dewi Saraswati No.7, Bongkasa Pertiwi, Kec. Abiansemal, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80352, Indonesia
Price: IDR 145,000 to 510,000 per person
How to Reach: The Bali Swing in Ubud is located around 25 kilometres from the centre of Bali, and can be reached via a car or cab ride. You can avail the routes of Jl. Raya Denpasar, Jl. Raya Marga Apuan or Jl. I.GST. NGR Rai to get to the Bali Swing
Timings: 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.
Ranked amongst the top Swings in Bali, the Wanagiri Hidden Hills Swing is located in the heart of the Lakes of Tambingan and Buyan. Offering a wide array of beautiful vantage points, the swing is the best place to soak in panoramic views of the surrounding hills and the lake. You can also find many other interesting spots near the swing, including several treehouses, a human-sized bird’s nest as well as an Indonesian replica of the Eiffel Tower. Additionally, it is here where you can enjoy a ride in the swing amidst beautiful natural landscape, in addition to posing for insta-worthy shots from the scenic spots and attractions here. The Wanagiri Hidden Hills Swing is quite well maintained, with professionally experienced locals helping visitors for the rides and the poses.
Location: Jalan Munduk - Wanagiri, Wanagiri, Sukasada, Pancasari, Kec. Sukasada, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali, Indonesia
Price: IDR 100,000 per person
How to Reach: The Wanagiri Hidden Hills Swing is located around 15 minutes from Munduk and 1.5 hours away from Canggu, Seminyak and Ubud. You can easily rent a scooter or avail a cab ride to get to the swing from here
Timings: 06:30 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.
According to the Bali Swing guide, the Tegallalang Rice Terrace Swing, located in one of the region’s most important natural treasures, is often left unexplored. The swing is located high up in the rice paddy fields, and offers stunning bird’s eye views of the lush greenery and tranquil ambience of the rice paddies of Tegallalang. Considered to be amongst the most photogenic spots in the region, it is here where you can spend ample time posing for photographs at the swings, while also enjoying swaying away amidst the forests, with the cool breeze blowing. One of the best ways to enjoy the Tegallalang Rice Terrace Swing is to come here during the early morning hours, just after sunrise, and catch sights of the vibrant hues of the sun spreading across the sky as you swing high up in the air.
Location: Jl. Raya Tegallalang, Tegallalang, Kec. Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561, Indonesia
Price: IDR 50,000 per person
How to reach: The Tegallalang Rice Terrace is located 10 kilometres north of Central Ubud, and is easily accessible by a scooter ride
Timings: 06:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
Built on terraced landscapes, on the way to the famous Tegallalang Rice Terraces in Ubud, the Aloha Ubud Swing is one of the most famous swings in Bali. It has also served as the shooting location for music videos of The Fall and Jay Chou’s Rice Field, among others. Offering spectacular views of the terraced rice paddies, the Coffee Luwak plantation and surrounding landscapes, this swing comprises 8 different types of swings. It includes 5 single person swings, 1 tandem swing as well as a romantic bed swing. You can also find 2 huge bird nests, chicken nests and a bed nest here, where you can pose for different photographs. The swings here range between five different levels, from 10 to 60 metres above the ground. You can also enjoy a free cup of tea or coffee after enjoying riding in the swings here.
Location: Jl. Raya Tegallalang, Tegallalang, Kec. Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561, Indonesia
Price: IDR 350,000 per person
How to Reach: The Aloha Ubud Swing is located at a distance of only 5 kilometres from the Arjuna Statue in Ubud. You can either rent a scooter or motorbike, or take a car ride to the swing from anywhere in Ubud
Timings: 08:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
Considered to be the top swing according to the Bali Swing Guide, the Ubud Swing at Zen Hideaway is particularly known for its swing which hangs between tall coconut trees. Located around 30 minutes outside of Ubud in the village of Bongkasa, the Zen Hideway swing is perfect for those looking for some peace and quiet. It offers great views of the surrounding forests, the Ayung river, waterfalls and mount Agung.
Another one of the famous Swings in Bali is the Uma Pakel Swing, located in the Tegallalang village in Ubud. Situated near the Luwak coffee plantation, this swing also doubles up as a human sized hummingbird’s nest which you can sit in, sway away and even enjoy photo ops. You can also explore the local coffee, fruits, spices, vanilla and clove plantations near the swing.
Considered to be one of the cutest swings in Bali, the Swing in Love at Bas De Atanaya is located in the Seribatu village, in the Bangli regency of Bali. The swing is tucked in the first agrotourism spot in the region, and is attached to a huge heart shaped structure. From here you can enjoy panoramic aerial views of the nearby rice paddies and forests. The Swing in Love is the first swing of its kind in the world, and also offers you a chance to explore the local plantations nearby.
One of the most modern and posh Swings in Bali, the Blangsinga Waterfall Swing is the only swing of its kind which boasts of a swimming pool, a restaurant, bar as well as separate spots for selfies. Located at D’tukad River Club in Banjar Blangsinga, in the Saba Village of Bali, the swing offers stunning views of the first river club in Ubud, as well as that of the Blangsinga waterfall.
Mentioned in the Bali Swing Guide as one of the most popular swings in the east Bali region, the Sidemen Bali Swing hangs high between coconut trees, on top of a hill, and offers spectacular views of the gushing river below, along with the rice fields, surrounding hills and the Mount Agung.
The Terrace River Pool Swing are extreme swings, tucked amidst lush natural landscapes, in Tegallalang, a few kilometres north of Ubud in Bali. There are 15 different types of swings of three different categories here, including a couple swing, and an extreme swing that can reach a height of 45 metres above the ground. You can also ride the super extreme swing here, which reaches a height of 60 metres above the ground.
Located in the village of Carang Sari, around 8 kilometres north of Ubud is the LeKaja Bali Swing, known to be amongst the most adventurous swings in the Bali Swing Guide. There are several different swings here, which can reach a height of 10 metres, 12 metres as well as 15 metres above the ground, and offer great views of the tropical jungles nearby.
Known as one of the most popular swings near the Tegallalang Rice Terraces, the Alas Harum Swing has three different levels that take you several metres high up above the ground. In addition to soaking in verdant views of the surrounding landscapes, you can also enjoy photo ops from the bird nest, glass floor, dancing bridge and other attractions here.
It is imperative to follow the Bali Swing Guide and avoid riding the Bali Swing if you have any heart ailments or if you are pregnant
It is always advisable to wear comfortable footwear on the swings, since you may be required to jump while getting off from the swings after your ride
Always ensure that you follow the necessary safety protocols, and wear your safety harness when riding the swings
Always try to reach the Swings in Bali as early as possible, to avoid the long waiting queues here
It is always important to make a note of everything you need to know about Bali swing. In saying so, the Bali Swing is relatively quite safe. While the highest swing here is secured with a harness, the lower swings are secured with ropes. In addition to crew members who always stay by your side, there remains a safety net below every swing which is for double safety checks.
The Bali Swing Ubud costs around IDR 145,000 to 510,000 per person. Higher packages for the Bali Swing Ubud can also range up to IDR 793,000.
The swing in Bali is commonly called the Bali Swing Ubud, or the Bali Swing Bongkasa Pertiwi.
While there are no restrictions on clothes, it is always best to wear comfortable clothes and shoes to enjoy riding the swing without any hassles.
The Bali Swing has both high and lower swings, each of which reach a height of 10 metres, 15 metres, 20 metres and 78 metres above the ground.
Yes, there is a weight limit for the Bali Swing in Ubud. To get on the swing for a ride, a person should have a maximum weight of 200 kilograms.
The best way to reach Wanagiri Hidden Hills Swing is to rent a car, motorbike or scooter from different areas in Ubud. It typically takes around 1.5 hours to 2 hours to reach the swing from Ubud, around 2.5 hours from Kuta and 45 minutes from Lovina.
In addition to enjoying riding the Aloha Ubud Swing, you can also enjoy different photo ops here, along with spending time at the human-sized bird nests, visiting the Subak Museum, Aloha Ubud Coffee Plantation and more. You can even enjoy a free cup of tea or coffee here.
The best swings in Bali include the Ubud Bali Swing, Alas Harum Swing, LeKaja Bali Swing, the Ubud Swing at Zen Hideaway and the Tegallalang Rice Terraces Swing.
Yes, the Sidemen Bali Swing is definitely worth visiting. Ranked as one of the most popular Swings in Bali, this swing offers stunning views of the river flowing down below, in addition to panoramic views of the surrounding rice paddy fields as well as Mount Agung. It is also the perfect swing to enjoy peace and tranquillity, as well as adventure and thrill.