Activities / attractions / excursions on Bali / things to do in Bali
Rafting in Bali
Rafting on the Ayung river is very fun to do and suitable for everyone. There are many providers for raft rides along this river. The tours range in distance and duration. The longest trip is offered by Mega rafting, this tour is about 10 km long and takes about 2 hours with a short stopover where you can drink. While rafting you can enjoy the breathtaking nature in this canyon. Tip; make sure you arrive around 10:00AM at the raft location. At the end of this tour, you will be treated to a delicious lunch, this is including in the price. On the endpoint you can also take a shower. For more information go to megaraftingbali.com
Playing golf in Bali
At about an hour’s drive, at 1142 metres height, you find a beautifully landscaped 18 hole golf course (Bali handara kosaido country club). For whoever wants to escape the heat of the lowlands, this place may give you a more suitable temperature where you can also play golf. For more information about this golf course you can go to balihandarakosaido. In the south of Bali there are even more golf locations such as: Nirwana Bali Golf Club, Balibeach Golf Course, Bali Golf and Country Club and New Kuta golf course.
Waterfalls on Bali.
In Bali there are several beautiful waterfalls. The best known are Tegenungan, Munduk, Gitgit, Tegenungan, Banyumala, Aling Aling, Jembong, Tegenungun, Lemukih, Cepung and the Sekumpul waterfalls, this last named waterfall is the most spectacular. Stairs lead you to the bottom of the canyon where you can enjoy the beautiful nature, you also have the possibility to take a massage shower under one of the waterfalls. For the once that are into a bit of adverture there is the possibility to cross rivers and visit a bit more unknown waterfalls that are also breathtaking (consultate with a guide if you want to go to these on your own, it is not entirely without danger).
Spotting dolphins on Bali
You will have to get out of bed early to take this unforgettable boat trip, to be face to face with schools of dolphins searching for shrimp. This spectacle is set between 6 and 9 am, in these hours the change is at its biggest to spot lots of dolphins, while you’re going to the right spot you can also enjoy a beautiful sunrise.
Normally have to drive to Lovina to make this trip. With us you will be picked up by boat on the beach, right in front of the villa. You can discuss this tour by calling Pascal with our house phone, he takes you on his boat on the beach in front of the villa. His phone number is: 062-81338490820. Click here for a movie dolphin watching created by guest from our villa.
Diving/snorkeling in Bali
At Labuhan lalang (about 1 hour drive from the villa) you can find boats that can bring you to Menjangan island, where you can behold the fantastic underwater world. Absolutely a must for the diver and snorkelling enthusiast, you’ll be amazed by the large quantities and variety of fish that live here. You can rent equipment at the departure point of the boat rentals. Don’t forget your water shoes!
Around Bali there are much more diving and snorkeling sites such as: Penjor reef, Sanur channel, Jeladi willis, Toyapakeh, S.D. Bali, Pura ped, Bleu corner, Malibu point, Jack point Cristal Bay, Sental, Blue lagoon, Ferry channel, Pura jepon, Tanjung sari, Gili tepekong, Gili mimpang baiha, Gili, Amed, Gili selang, Steve Clare, Garden eel, Kapal budak (anchor Wreck), Pos, Pos II I Bali Bali , Pemuturan, Secret bay, US Liberty wreck, Tulamben drop off, ulamben and Kubu coral garden.
Hot springs on Bali
In Banjar (at 3 km from the villa), in the middle of the jungle, you’ll find the Permandian Air Panas hot springs where you can relax in the warm mineral water (don’t forget your swimsuit). There are lockers, food and drinks and you can also take a shower.
Mountain biking on Bali
these bike tours are very fun to do. You will be picked up at the villa. Together with the guide/guide, you can discuss the gravity and the length of the route. While enjoying the beautiful nature, you will cycle along the rice terraces and discover places where you will arrive at places where you normally don’t get to go. You will also visit a local Balinese family in the countryside surrounded by rice terraces, where there will be home-made delicacies offered to you (within the price). At the same time you can see how this family handles in his own needs. This bike tour is bookable with Putu Bonchonk by calling: 085-237953821 or go to www.balioutback.com.
National park on Bali
Taman Nasional Bali Barat’ in the West of Bali is a national park. The park encompasses more than 76000 ha. of which 50000 ha. cantains forest. Here you can find wild cattle, munkjaks, leopards, monkeys, snakes and many species of birds. Tip: this park is at its most beautiful just after the rainy season. You can also visit the lookout tower where you can oversee the whole park and enjoy a delicious lunch.
Botanical Garden Bali/Bali treetop adventure park.
Bedugul Botanical garden (Kebun Raya Eka Karya) is located in the mountains around Bedugul, at 1100 m height this 150 ha. large complex near the Beratan Lake. You’ll find more than 1100 types of trees and plants including over 300 species of orchids and over 100 types of cacti. You can also do a climbing trip on a specially prepared trail in the treetops of this plot of land, for this you have to pay extra. Bali treetop adventure park www.balitreetop.com.
Trekking/hiking/climbing/Mountain jungle tours/volcanoes in Bali.
Spectacular Sunrise view from the highest mountains/volcanoes on Bali. The Mount Gunung Agung (3142m duration 5-7 hours), Mount Abang (2152m duration 2 hours) and Mount Batur ( 1717m duration 2hours) PLEASE MIND!! You must have a good physical condition to climb these mountains. The start of these climbs are mostly at night, don’t forget warm clothes because it is cold on the mountain tops. Our drivers will take you to the start locations of these mountains.
Water sports North Bali
watercraft / fly boards / banana boat / parasailing / waterscooter / jetski / canoeing
Less than 10 minutes from the villa you find Krisna water sports. The generally peaceful Balinese sea is ideal for a variety of water sports with the exception of surfing. You find also here on the beach a restaurant www.krisnawatersports.com/
Krisna Funtastic land
Just 15 min. from the villa, a small theme park open from 16:00 hour untill 22:00 hour YouTube
Temples on Bali
On Bali there are innumerable temples, the most famous are those of Tanah Lot/Uluwatu and Ulun Danu bratan Temple in the Lake. Less than 2 km from our villa is the oldest Buddhist monastery of Bali (Brahma Vihara Ashrama). There you can find a small Borobudur Temple, really worth to pay a visit.
Ubud and surroundings
Ubud is a very busy place, it attracts a lot of tourists. You will find almost everything, such as art, silver, gold and furniture. There is also a large market that is open 7 days of the week. In and around the village Mas, close to Ubud, you’ll find lots of carved wood and stone cutters. You can also visit UC silver and Buddha to Buddha, you are even allowed in the workshops of these forges. So you can witness how jewelry is made.
Scooter / moped / motorbike rentals on Bali.
Fun to do, rent a scooter. You can rent one via our helpdesk. The costs are 50,000 RP per day, this includes insurance and helmet, excluding fuel. However, you must possess both an ordinary driver’s license as an international driver’s license. Chances are that you get picked out of traffic being a tourist. When you don’t have the right papers you will guaranteed get a penalty. There is a helmet requirement.
PLEASE NOTE!! The traffic is very busy, they drive on the left side in Bali. There are hardly any traffic rules. Participating in traffic on a scooter is not totally risk-free! Keep your eyes on the road, and particularly pay attention to other road users!
Liability: taking part of one of above mentioned activities is at all times entirely at your own risk. We are under no circumstances liable if something happens to you or anyone else in any form as a result.
However, this is a small sample of what Bali has to offer, you can arrange day tours on the spot with our regular drivers.
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