Things to Do in Bali

As a top destination Bali always offers something for everyone, young and elderly, men, women,  party animal, art lovers ....

There’s no shortage of ideas.   We deliberately categorize acitivities in Bali into 6 big groups, and here is a rundown of what is available.

Activities & Sports

  • ATV ride - Not Just an Adventure, the most challenging, adventure and Breath taking, Scenery in Tabanan Bali. It taking location at Tabanan regency exactly in the bottom of Batukaru Mountain. Here its weather is under 20 degree and almost get rain every afternoon. Paddy terraces and beautiful view is remind us that Tabanan is the most of rice field in Bali. Further info visit http://www.paddyadventurebali.com/
  • Bali Tree Top Adventure Park http://www.balitreetop.com/
  • Bird-Watching
  • Bungee jumping - (if that’s a sport) is offered a couple of locations, the best of which is AJ Hacketts at the end of Jl. Double Six in Seminyak.
  • Bowling - Kuta Paradiso Billiard and Bowling on Jl. Kartika Plaza is a handy place to take the family for an afternoon. They have good pool tables, plus one full size snooker table and about 18 bowling lanes. Kuta Paradiso Billiard and Bowling also serves food and drinks.
  • Canoeing - Canoeing is provided at Lake Batur, many locals will offer you boat rental, although you will have to negotiate for a good price.
  • Cruising  www.balihaicruises.com or www.balicruises.com
  • Cycling http://www.balicycling.com/
  • Diving http://www.baliscuba.com/
  • Elephant rides (Ubud ) http://www.ayungriverrafting.com/
  • Elephant park http://www.balielephantpark.com/index.html
  • Fishing - Check out the wonders of the deep and go fishing for the day. Visit http://balifishing.net/
  • Golfing - - Bali has 4 proper 18 hole golf courses, one in Nusa Dua at the Bali Golf & Country Club, one in Tanah Lot at Le Meridien Nirvana and one in Bedugul in the highlands at the Handara Kosaido Country Club. There is a 9 hole course in Sanur at the Grand Bali Beach hotel. Bali Discount Golf can hook you up.
  • Hot air balloon ride
  • Hiking - Climbing Gunung Abang in the highlands of Bali, Hiking Gunung Batukaru Bali
  • Exploring the mountains of Bali, Hiking in Munduk & Tamblingan, Munduk & Tamblingan in the highlands of Bali, Hiking in Tirtagangga and Budakeling, Lovina area hike: Asah Gobleg to Selat
  • Kayaking - Kayaking is an option on some of the quieter rivers and also on Lake Tamblingan
  • Mountain biking - SOBEK and Bali Adventure Tours provide mountain biking trips from Mt Batur and Mt Batukaru, visit
  • Skydiving
  • Sailing: Sailing in Jimbaran Bay
  • Surfing - Bali has long been a popular destination for surfers.  Most surfers are catching the waves in Kuta, Bingin Uluwatu, Canggu, Sanur and  Medewi.
  • Snorkeling - Snorkeling in Candi Dasa  and Amed,  East Bali
  • Swimming with the dolphins melkahotelbali.com/bali_melka_hotel_lovina_b…
  • Team building for company activities www.tirian.com/programs-services/dimension-1/village-celebrations/
  • Another alternative for a Bali's themed corporate team building activities www.tirian.com/programs-services/dimension-1/ramayana-rescue/
  • Trekking www.promotingbali.com/indonesia/trekking/
  • Tandem paragliding http://www.flybali.info/
  • The sea walker- where you can walk on the bottom of the sea with a big helmet on , http://www.tirtaharum.com  
  • Water ski balistarisland.com/Bali-Adventure-Sightseein…
  • Water park in the middle of the ocean, www.balibountycruises.com/daycruise.htm
  • White Water Rafting - SOBEK operates a whitewater rafting operation in Sayan, just west of Ubud. Bali has a range of Class 2 to Class 4 rivers, which run from December to April (wet season). After that the flow of the rivers slows down. There are many companies and SOBEK offers other locations as well as Sayan.
  • Watersports -  a great variety of water sports offered Tanjung Benoa and Lovina. They are Jetski's parasailing , Fly fish, Paragliding www.baliparagliders.com/paragliding.html

Activities For Children

  • Banana Boat Riding -
  • Bird-Watching,
  • Bull Racing,
  • Camel-Riding,
  • Dolphin-Watching,
  • Dune Surfing,
  •  Elephant Safari,
  • Jungle Trekking,
  • Paint Ball,
  • Reptile Park,


Bali Private Villa Weddings

Eloping or destination wedding has been increasingly popular in the last decade and Bali is one of top destinations for wedding couples from neighboring cuntries such as Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, some come from as far as Europe, America and Russia. 

Private villas in Bali offers unlimited possibilities, be it simple small size wedding to the luxury wedding with hundred of guests. Of the bali private villas, here is the list of most wanted and popular villas:

Villa Bayuh Sabbha

Villa Pemutih

The Istana




Day Tour


Bali offers endless choice for dining out. Every taste and budget is catered well in Bali, be it western, Indian, Japanese, Korean, local Indonesian food, you name it. Some of the best are listed below:

- Indonesian Cuisine:

  • Cafe Degan on Jalan Kerobokan
  • Kunyit Bali at Jalan Kartika Plaza Kuta. This resto offers authentic Balinese cuisine in a relaxed setting
  • Gabah Restaurant at Jalan Bakungsari Kuta (0361 751 864)

- Indian Cuisine:

  • Queen's India at Jalan Kartika Plaza Tuban - in front of Hotel Bali Dynasty. It serves authentic Indian food. Try out their lamb Roganjosh, Chicken Tika, the Goa prawns or mutton vindaloo (phone 0361 752 403).


  • Fashion  – Bali is mecca for fashion designers and wanna-bees, availabe in every price range to suit every taste and budget. Bali streets are awash with style. To name a few popular home grown label:  Paul Ropp, Biasa, Body & Soul, Sabatha (for ultra chic, most intricate and original leather bags, visit www.sabbatha.com), Dinda Rella – aparty girl’s best friend with dresses fit for the red carpet with lots of beads and sequins featured.  Another Bali brand that is gaining international recognition "Niluh Djelantik" for high quality, stylish shoes.  The shop is located  on Jalan Raya Kerobokan  (right on the corner before turning to Jalan Petitenget) where all beautiful shoes, sandals, heels, wedges, flats and boots are gorgeously arranged in the display closet. Cameron Diaz and American top model Gisele Bündchen have been known to purchase Niluh’s beautiful shoes and sandals.
  • Jewelry : Scandi, Mario Silver, Jemme Jewellery, Suarti Silver in Ubud etc
  • Art: Biasa Art, Gallery Sembilan in Ubud
  • Homewares : Nakal for home soft furnishing, Leolle at Jalan Kerobokan (Phone 0361 732 234), Piment Rouge, Deco Gallery on Jalan By Pass Sanur for its extensive collection of Indonesian heritage, gifts, antiques and accessories.
  • Furniture : Warisan Casa at Jalan Raya Bypass Ngurah Rai Jimbaran (phone 0361 701 081), sks at jalan Laksmana 40 Seminyak (phone 730 393) - this store displays designer furniture pieces, clothing and other fashion acessories.


 This is a real ultimate way to relaxing and recharging on the island:

  • Prana Spa at The Villas located in Jalan Kunti Seminyak (phone 0361 730 840)
  • DaLa Spa at Villa DeDaun Legian (phone 0361 756 276)
  • Thermes Marines Bali Spa at Ayana Resort (ex The Ritz-Carlton Bali -phone 0361 702 222)

Special Interest