Activities in Bali
No doubt, countless number of things can be done in Bali.
Whitewater rafting - Thousands of visitors have enjoyed
the thrills and spills of whitewater rafting with trips available
on the Ayung, Telaga Waja and Unda Rivers. The Ayung River is by
far the most scenic and has the shortest travelling time from most
Diving & snorkeling - Bali is one of the best diving
destinations in the world. Golden beaches, clear turquoise water
teeming with marine life, above water, a diversity of races and
cultures coming together in cultural blend rich with colors.
The most popular diving spots in Bali are Sanur, Padang Bai, Amed,
Nusa Lembongan, Tulamben, for instance.
Jungle Trekking - Trek into the tropical
mountain rain forest, near the lake village of Bedugul, where flora
and fauna thrive. Experience crossing the calm lake waters in a
traditional dug out canoe.
Cycling Tours - Cycling into the traditional
Balinese Villages, fantastic natural beauty and an insight into
the daily life of the local farming communities and much more.
Paradigling is a very thrilling way to see Bali. If wind
conditions are right, you can view the island from a very different
perspective. If it is your first time, you will ride in tandem with
an expert instructor who will guide your rise and descent. Courses
are available for those wishing to go solo.
Skydiving - skydiving is anew attraction in Bali. If you
think you can jump from an aircraft flying at 3000 ft, go for it!
Bungy jumping - Scared of heights? An adventure sport that
requires you to be less lofty is bungy jumping. The craze has spread
like wild fire in Bali.
Mountain climbing - For mountaineers, Bali being a mountainous,
volcanic island, offers some dramatic mountain climbing experiences.
Mt. Agung is the highest peak at 3.142 metres. If you plan to climb,
use local guide for safety reason. Mount Batur, can be climbed i
a few hours and if you want to see the sunrise, start early and
don't forget a torch.
Sea cruises - if you would like to explore the islands near
Bali you have a wide range of choices for boating expeditions with
anything from a few hours in a traditional jukung to day cruises
or longer overnights trips on yachts or luxury cruisers.
Bali Arts Festival held each year for one whole month give
you the best of the best of Balinese culture and performance. Candidat
from every region compete with each other to be able to perform
in this prestigious event.
The festival takes places in a huge "Art Center" located
in the heart of the city of Denpasar. This art center contains a
huge 6000 seat amphitheater for the performing of large-scale "Sendratari"
ballets, but also a series of smaller venues adapted to the intimate
atmosphere of traditional dance and theater.