Things to do in Lovina

Our most recommended things to do in Lovina

North Bali: Sunrise Tour with Dolphins, Waterfalls & Temples

1. North Bali: Sunrise Tour with Dolphins, Waterfalls & Temples

Explore North Bali on this private half-day trip. Travel in a comfortable and airconditioned car from Denpasar, Ubud, or Kuta. Take a sunrise boat tour to see frolicking dolphins, stroll through the lush jungle at the Gitgit Waterfall, and visit the Ulundanu Bratan Temple.  Be picked up from your accommodation early in the morning and head to Lovina Beach. Hop on a boat that to watch dolphins in their natural environment and marvel at a stunning Bali sunrise.  Continue on to the Gitgit Waterfall by car for a chance to explore the lush jungle area around this natural wonder. Head to the Ulundanu Bratan Temple and have some freetime to take in this unique temple in the middle of a lake.  Around noon, make your way to the shore. Return to your accommodation after an exciting day of dolphins, waterfalls, and temples.

Lovina: Sunrise Dolphin Watching Small Group Tour

2. Lovina: Sunrise Dolphin Watching Small Group Tour

Spend a morning with the ocean’s most joyful creatures on a memorable sunrise dolphin watching tour. Capture striking photos of the sun creeping up from the horizon and glimpse dolphins break the waves as they swim in their pods.  Start with a very early wakeup at 3 AM. This is because dolphins are most active in the early morning. The experienced guide knows the habits and patterns of the dolphins inside out, meaning you’ll have the best possible chance of viewing them in their natural habitat. After your traditional Balinese boat tour, stop for a spot of breakfast before continuing to one of Bali’s most iconic spots. Handara Gate is a fantastic alternative to the popular Gates of Heaven, which usually has a 2-hour queue for photos. These equally attractive gates are a hidden gem, thought by the Balinese to separate the spiritual and physical world.

Private Sekumpul Waterfall Hiking Tour

3. Private Sekumpul Waterfall Hiking Tour

Following pick-up from your hotel at 07:00, journey to a coffee plantation in the lush landscapes of Bali and learn how the local kopi luwak is produced. Known for its high price due to the unusual method of using beans digested by the Indonesian civet (a cat-like mammal), the result is often referred to as "cat poop coffee." Taste some of the curious brew, along with tea products produced in the region. All tastings are complimentary, except for the luwak coffee, which is at your own expense (around US$5 per cup). Then, head to the start point of your trek at approximately 10:30. Walk down a small path with hundreds of steps and get stunning views of the lush green jungle surroundings. Admire a waterfall in the distance as it falls through the dense forest in 6 cascades. Walk up to the waterfall to see the fresh water tumbling from heights of 260 feet (80 meters). Then, recharge over lunch at a local restaurant at the end of your trek. Continue to Ulun Danu Temple (Pura Ulun Danu Beratan) to see the reflections of the sacred Hindu monument, dedicated to Shiva, shimmering in the waters of Lake Beratan. Return to your hotel at around 16:00 and get dropped off at the end of the tour services. 

Bali: Lovina Beach and Bedugul Mountain Private Tour

4. Bali: Lovina Beach and Bedugul Mountain Private Tour

Journey into rural Bali and breathe in the rejuvenating air of the countryside as you travel the entire length of the island. Led by your private tour guide, travel through the central mountains to Singaraja and Lovina beach, situated on the north coast. As you travel through the mountain landscape note the way the landscape drastically changes. See cabbages, maize, and potatoes, and then higher still take in views of an alpine landscape with mosses, ferns, and creepers. Stop-off at Candi Kuning fruit and flower market with its exotic wild orchids, romantic roses, and strawberries. Visit Bedugul, an attractive mountain resort located 850 meters above sea level. Here you will find the serene Lake Beratan, a natural wonder whose water fills the ancient crater of Mount Batukaru. Stop for a walk through tropical rainforest to see the tumbling Gitgit waterfall. The sight and sound of the fall creates an energetic and fresh atmosphere. You will also visit Singaraja, Bali’s former capital. Singaraja lies on the north coast of Bali, and just along the coast towards Lovina a dramatic black sand beach is to be found. This is a relaxing and informative private tour, perfect for inquisitive minds and nature lovers wanting to see the lesser-known parts of the island.

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What people are saying about Lovina

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 457 reviews

The whole day was simply incredible, Pande was our guide and he was the kindest, most amazing guide we could ask for. He made the whole experience brilliant! The dolphins came in large groups, but even if they didn’t turn up, the sunrise is worth it on its own, simply stunning! The waterfall and temples were fascinating and Pande was very knowledgeable and a great photographer! Thank you for an amazing time! The coffee experience was great and the massage was simply unbelievable!

Nyoman is a fantastic guide. We saw dozens of dolphins during a couple of hours at Lovina beach, the stop at Git Git Watterfall was impressive and the temple is beautiful. In addition we did a coffee tasting at the small workshop on the road and took a bath at hot springs. It was a wonderful day Thank you so much Emeline & Ludo

What a fantastic tour if you don’t mind an early start! 3.30am was well it to see the dolphins, and our guide Edi was so lovely and very informative. If you book ask for Edi, and you’ll have a wonderful day! Thanks, from Lucy & Carla

We had a great time with our guide Pande! He went above and beyond to give us a great experience!

Great to see the dolphins and wonderful driver. Would highly recommend