Explore a different side of Bali
Bali in Indonesia is one of the best destinations in the world to witness the coming together of culture, nature and architectural brilliance to bring out the best. Famous for a lot of elements, the most striking attractions here are the beautiful temples. But its incredible beaches and countless surf spots make for an unforgettable trip too. Also home to the surfing culture, there are numerous options to indulge in for water sports enthusiasts.
Countless spots such as the Tanjung Benoa Beach, Sanur Beach, Kuta Beach, Ayung River and Telaga Waja River have gained popularity for adventurers around the globe. Each has its own primary speciality on particular water sports activity. Here, are a few options for those who want to explore beyond swimming.
1. Surfing: Famous surf spots like Uluwatu and Padang Padang attract experienced surfers and pros from across the globe. As a beginner, however, you can enjoy the high tide, unbroken wave while practising your techniques out on the waves
2. Sea Walks: The Bali sea walking experience is a unique experience which requires no certification. You will be given a custom-built helmet and descend into the underwater world while being supplied with a stream of fresh oxygen. Enjoy walking on the ocean floor, admiring the natural undersea world, seeing beautiful corals and bright coloured fish, getting up close and personal with marine life is an activity you must try
3. Waterbom Bali: Waterbom Bali is where you can enjoy a full wet day out with family and friends through numerous waterslides, rides and playful games. It comprises numerous choices of the slides that will keep you and your family occupied for a whole day. These include easy-going pools with mini slides to large-scale rides
4. Rafting: No doubt, rafting in Bali will give you the excitement, joy, and thrill and experience of white water river rafting. You will get to experience the ‘real Bali’ through rafting in rapid, steady and inflatable rafts. Popular among adrenaline junkies, Ayung River in Ubud and the most challenging Telaga Waja in East Bali is an unforgettable experience
5. Scuba Diving: Bali, the ‘Island of the Gods’, is a paradise for every scuba diver of all levels. The best sites for beginners are around Amed, Padang Bay, and Pulau Menjangan which have very light or often no current at all. Bali offers even more opportunities to those advanced divers, with many drift dives such as around Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Candi Dasa.