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Jl. Petulu, Petulu, Ubud, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like to watch birds Petulu is really worth it. The village has erected a viewing platform close to where the birds roost, so visitors get a terrific view of parents and chicks as they nest and parents feed young in the trees. Two...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RAC4214
Reviewed 31 December 2018

If you are a bird watcher, this is the place to see many herons. We just rode through in the morning and there were still heaps of birds there. We are not bird watchers, but it was close to where we were staying passed by...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nansbubs
Reviewed 23 December 2018

I have never had a birding experience like this one. We visited Petulu in late December which was the perfect time of year to witness the thousands of egrets and heron which were nesting in the trees feeding their young. For me this was a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 68meggie
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Sensory deprivation love it clean friendly staff clear the mind rest the body and float, if you have never done this before this is a great place to start

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Luckytony18
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Well worth a visit to see the Herons coming into roost. Mostly Cattle Egrets with a few Javan Pond Heron and Great Egrets for good measure. I think settled in the trees were a few thousand Cattle Egrets. A modest charge of 20000 IDR per...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike77uk
Reviewed 17 October 2018

As part of a general tour to Ubud we were taken to Petulu Village the home of white herons. The herons start flying in at sundown and remain there overnight on any given day. However, as we were there in August which is not the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank juliejt
Reviewed 22 September 2018

The place is not free - entrance ticket is 20k per person. I was expecting nice views of the rice terraces and some place where the herons come. But it was nothing what I imagined. The place was a small cramped area over a temple's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gunjan_S10
Reviewed 19 September 2018

As with all phenomena of nature, you cannot guarantee that you will see the roosting of the herons. On the June evening that I visited, there were only a few birds that flew in at dusk. I had to cycle back to my hotel and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chrisandevette
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The day we went at least 1000 birds came in. There are 3 viewing points. The one in the middle was right next to a couple of nesting trees, and consequently was heaving under a mass of tourists. We went along to the 3rd one....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

We were there today with the children. The whole place is amazing. It is a nice street. When we followed the birds we get to a roof terrace. It was a lovely place with lovely locals. It is a "MUST TRY" place. Really. Kind people.

Date of experience: September 2018
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It is about 3 to 4 km. You would need a hat to avoid heat. Walk in the morning better, ruce filed along the way.
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