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Top Activities in Bali




There are 17,000 islands present in Indonesia but still, Bali shines the brightest in terms of tourism. No doubt, there are many tropical destinations present but still, this island is mostly loved by people.

The never-ending beaches are probably the most obvious reason to visit this tropical paradise. In Bali, each beach has its charm and softness. Moreover, these beaches are known for enhancing your mood and producing positivity.

Most of you might not be aware that people residing in Bali are spiritual and Predominantly Hindus. And every Balinese has a small temple inside their houses. Beyond these stunning beaches and magical temples, Bali has every kind of natural beauty available.

You can experience mountainous areas with lush greenery, scenic lakes, wonderful waterfalls, iconic rice fields, flower gardens and beautiful island’s landscape. And if you love shopping then there are endless shops available in Bali. You can very easily find traditional souvenirs to high-end designer clothing.

If you are planning to visit Bali then you should take out little time from Bali’s shopping, dining and nightlife to enjoy the beauty of nature. The best part about visiting Bali is to enjoy as much as you want to and even without breaking your bank.  Moreover, some people visit this place to enjoy all types of outdoor activities and adventures.  These activities can be enjoyed by every adventurous soul in Bali.

You can very easily catch the surf breaks from Bali’s most popular surfing spots or can even rent a board and start learning to ride the waves.  And if you want to enjoy natural waterslide in Aling-Aling waterfall then you can jump from the cliffs and slide down.

There are many other Activities That You Can do in Bali.

Let’s have a look:

  1. White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting is among the most popular activities in Bali. It is not just an exercise for you, but also offers a great view of rice terraces, lush green scenery, rainforests and rivers.

Ayung and TelagaWajra rivers are known best for white-water rafting activities. Moreover, there are very nice rafting activity packages available which include lunch, showers, insurance and towels.

  1. Hiking Mount Batur

This place is considered great for all those people who want to enjoy nature and hiking. And it is located in the east of Bali and you can never afford to miss the sunrise as here nature is present in its purest form.

Bali is full of volcanos but Mount Batur is the most active volcano in Bali. And if you want to experience the entire view starting from sunrise then it would take around 6 hours. But these 6 hours are worth spending.

  1. Surfing

Bali is known to be the most iconic surf destinations in the world. And it has a great collection of surf spots mostly around southern coasts and the Bukit Peninsula. And if you want to enjoy Bali’s waves without much crowd then the best time to visit is from October to April.

In this season, you can experience perfect waves, offshore winds, warm water and sun that is present all year round.

  1. Freediving

Freediving is the best way to get closer with some of the best diving destinations in the world. If you are an underwater enthusiastic then you can encounter a wide variety of marine life in the ocean. And imagine how beautiful would be underwater scenes as Bali is known to be in the center of the coral triangle which boasts the biggest range of marine life in the world.

Barat National Park is one of the most popular spots for diving. Here you can find crystal-clear water and a large variety of tropical fishes and sea turtles.

  1. Snorkelling

Snorkelling is a fun activity that most of you will relish in Bali. It is considered as a great way to get closer to underwater nature surrounded by a huge range of exotic fishes and other sea creatures. Moreover, here you can find many snorkelling tours and packages that will take you out to sweet spots around Bali for providing the best snorkelling experience.

  1. ATV Rides

This is among the most adventurous things which you can do in Bali. After getting registered you can start enjoying this adventurous ATV ride through Balinese village, rice fields, Small River and up downhill trek.

You can undergo a full fun of 1.5 hours riding and witness the real beauty of Bali countryside and can get more close to the nature of Bali. Some packages also include free mineral water and Indonesian food buffet.

  1. Paintball Games

Bali paintball is a very popular Bali activity which aims in delivering the best quality games in Bali.  This game mainly runs for 20 to 45 minutes. Moreover, these games are performed with the help of international-standard equipment and expert staff to ensure an exciting and pleasurable visit.

There are many different game formats which include a group of players that are divided into two teams to capture the flag.  While capturing the flag, you have to eliminate the opposing players by tagging them with a paintball expelled from a special air gun called a paint gun.

  1. Cycling in Bali

You can experience Bali’s beautiful countryside and rural Balinese villages from up close and that too in two wheels. Cycling can be the most immersive activities that you can have in Bali. Moreover, you can enjoy pedaling downhill over rugged volcanic mountains, zooming downhill ancient temples and greeting local farmer and schoolkids as you pass by.

Bali is very hilly so it is advisable to avoid these steep climbs and visiting the interiors of the city.

  1. Canyon Tubing

This amazing activity is located in the northeast of Ubud. By this river tubing, you can check out the unspoiled and authentic portion of Bali in the most adventurous way.

Moreover, this will take you down to a small stream in a rainforest ravine and up in the lush central Bali highlands of Payangan.

  1. Kite Surfing

Kite surfing or kiteboarding is an extreme water sport that is highly gaining large popularity especially along the eastern coasts of Bali. And the best time to get out and ride the foam and execute aerials is from May to October. Because this is a dry season and the wind speed is around 12-15 knots.

Sanur Beach is considered as the best location in the southern-eastern side for experiencing the best kitesurfing.

  1. Relaxing at the Yoga Barn

Most of you might want to visit Bali for relaxing and finding enlightenment. Then Yoga Barn is the best destination located in quiet and contemplative Ubud. This place has five different studios that provide a range of programs for all levels of ability.

You can even book to stay here for several days. Moreover, there are several cleansing and detox programs present which will help you to relax.

  1. Strapping on a jetpack in TanjungBenoa

If you want to try water sports in Bali then there are various activities present in TanjungBenoa. This is one of the most exciting water jetpacks which will let you fly up into the sky to a height of 10 meters and this session usually lasts around 20 minutes.

By doing jetpacking you can get a chance of experiencing the beauty of Bali from the air. And if you have never done it before then you need not have to worry because the instructors present there will teach you how to fly in a safe and controlled environment.

  1. Watching Kecak dance

Bali is famous for its dances and Kecak dance is one of the most traditional dances developed in the 1930s. This dance took its name from the “cak” sound that is repeated throughout and is based on the story of the Hindu epic called the Ramayana.

You can enjoy watching the performances of the dance all over the island and many shows also take place under the stars.

  1. Visiting the Bali zoo

Bali zoo is present in Gianyar Regency and if you are interested in knowing about some Southeast Asian animals then you should surely visit this place. And the best thing about this forest is that, this zoo is made up of open-air enclosures rather than cages which are known to harm the natural habitat of the species.

And here you will find tigers, elephants, rhinoceros and a wide range of colorful birds. And if you want to encounter animals during the night then you can also choose night safari.

  • Partying in Kuta, Legian and Seminyak

Bali’s nightlife can be experienced around Kuta-Legian-Seminyak strip and here you will be able to find a wide range of crowds, styles and budgets. And to cater to all your needs there are several beach clubs to chill-out during sunset and even night.

In these 3 areas, you can enjoy dining, drinking and dancing.

Bali offers a range of outdoor activities for tourists from water sports to land activities. Therefore Bali has everything ready for tourists to enjoy and make their trip a memorable one.

You just have to choose which activities you like and book them before you land in Bali. So that you don’t miss out any fun activity there.

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