year-long, sunshine gives you a chance to enjoy several offshore
Snorkeling and diving are
major attractions in Bali. Divers can enjoy various marine creatures,
such as colorful tropical fish and coral reefs. The best times for
diving is in the dry season from April to October, when warmer temperatures
invite more fish and they can be clearly viewed.
Bali has lots of sites for beginners and professional divers, with
some adjacent to the shore with plenty of colorful hard and soft
corals. A wide variety of marine life, such as turtles,
dolphins, rays, sea snakes
and moray eels will greet you.
The locations for snorkeling and diving are spread out along Bali's
sea. The more popular sites are situated on the
southern part, Sanur and Nusa Island
(Lembongan and Nusa Penida). Islands to the west are Labuan
Lalang, and Menjangan Island, an uninhabited
island offering some of the best diving. To the north of the island
is Lovina that will fulfil your diving needs. On
the east coast are Tulamben, Amed,
Candidasa and Padang Bay.
Surfing can be enjoyed everyday. Bali's surfing
was presented by Australian surfers at the end of 60's. Since then,
Bali has become a paradise for surfers. Perfect waves to ride on
are always available somewhere. Kuta and Ulawatu
are known for their magnificent surfing waves.
Out-standing reef breaks can be found in Kuta
and Sanur. Sanur reef is a pleasure, where you
will find a tube-forming wave that will carry you back to the seashore
and it is unnecessary to paddle like a madman.
Bali offers various "adrenalin pump"
parks. Several amusements are available with something new opening
Ocean rafting is a more adventurous sort of amusement
that become an alternative sport for tourists. White water
rafting is still a popular activity with trips on the Telaga Waja, Ayung,
and Unda rivers. You can enjoy
beautiful scenery along the route.
is a good choice and an exciting way to see Bali from the air. If
wind conditions are right, you can view the island from a very different
perspective. For beginners, a professional instructor will accompany
you to ride in tandem.
and slingshot are also popular. Slingshot will
shoot you skyward so you can feel like a bullet. Bungy jumping gives
you a chance to take the plunge.
For family outings try the Waterbom Park. It has
5 different water slides and a lazy river. You can relax by the
pool with underwater music and enjoy the swim-up bar.
Bali Splat Mas-Jungle Skirmish is a war- like game, where
the point is to capture your opposing team's flag and eliminate
the enemy with paintballs.