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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.