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Petulu White Herons

Jl. Petulu, Petulu, Ubud, Indonesia
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Ubud Art, Architecture and Petulu Village Tour
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Jl. Petulu, Petulu, Ubud, Indonesia

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Such a difficult journey to see an Animal Flop. We researched this alleged spectacle and read that as many as 5,000 White Heron came to roost at the same time every day. Bull Twang!!, maybe a couple hundred at best that drifted in over an...More

Thank Scozzi
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We saw the birds driving through back to our hotel, the area has become more developed and many of the birds have moved to another area as people have torn down many of the trees four buildings according to our guide. There are still a...More

Thank Katelin M
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We had high hopes to see thousands of birds, but the rain put a damper on that. The staff was super friendly and very informative. Make sure to go with good weather.

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We arrived at the village around 5:00 pm. Thousands of herons were already there. The best spot for viewing is on a viewing platform above the village community centre - the main attraction there being the several ping-pong tables. There are chairs on the viewing...More

1  Thank BRIAN R
Reviewed 27 February 2017

A lovely late afternoon activity. Rent a scooter for $6 a day and its only 3 kms from Ubud to find this little village and you can watch the Herons come home to roost every single day of the year. From about 5 pm they...More

1  Thank stephtravelwriter
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We went around 5:15 as herons come to this area to cover all the trees in the village that are their homes. I think the entrance fee was 2000 rupees per person. Yes all trees are full of herons. And they are also flying from...More

2  Thank Yjyj2
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I visited Ubud in November 2016 and decided to check this interesting event out. I arrived at about 4:45 and the birds are already well underway assembling nests, mating and generally doing what birds do. The open area above the table tennis hall allows a...More

1  Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Unless you've done your research, you potentially miss this gem of a place, so close to Ubud. Even if you're not particularly a bird fan, it's difficult not to be amazed by hundreds of birds returning 'home' at the end of the day between 5.30-6.30....More

Thank Pjr110960
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Since 1965, thousands of Herrons have nested in the trees on the side of the road. The males fly off en mass in the morning and then return at night to feed the females. THis started out of the blues and happens every day at...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Watching the sun set over padi fields and waiting for a few birds to fly home is not everyone's jam. But if it happens to be yours, this is quite a beautiful way to spend an evening. Petulu village is basically one main road. On...More

1  Thank hong20152015
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