Active Bali - Water Sports

August 05, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When it comes time to party in Bali over the high season, those in the know are sure not to miss the legendary events hosted at KU DE TA throughout August to September. And if you’ve never been to one before, this is the perfect season to add some extra excitement and make yet more treasured memories by heading on down to get your boogie on with Bali’s hippest and hottest party-goers.

Canyon Tubing

Canyon Tubing Adventure is calling out explorers to experience this island in a unique way by discovering a hidden canyon in the heart of Bali by means of floating down a crystal clear stream in your own tube. Have a thing for the flying fox? The obstacles of this particular flying fox construction

will wow your eyes over Bali’s unspoiled nature.

 

Cruises

The 13,677 islands of the Indonesian archipelago stretching over an area 5,200 km into the pacific ocean present a plethora of choices for “boaties” to explore. Bali has three main ports – Benoa in the south, Padangbai in the east and Gilimanuk in the north. Several major shipping lines make  adangbai and Benoa ports of call on around the world cruises. If you would like to explore the islands near Bali you have wide range of choices

for boating expeditions from a day cruises to longer overnight trip on yachts or luxury cruisers. Here’s the selective list of some sea cruise companies on the island. To Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida - 1 Day Nusa Lembongan is an island of 12km2, situated 28 km east of Benoa. It’s one of Bali’s

most popular destinations for wonderful day trips; its marvellous coral reefs make it an excellent spot for diving, snorkelling and surfing. Nusa Penida is a larger island off the southeast coast of Bali with a dry climate and a population of 45,000 people. This island is also is a great spot for diving and snorkelling but beware of strong currents. Be safe and never dive alone! Several cruise companies offer day tours to Nusa Lembongan or Nusa Penida

islands. Alternatively there is a local boat from Sanur Beach that leaves daily for both islands.

 

Bali Hai Cruises

Indonesia’s leading Marine Tourism Company, Bali Hai Cruises, operates exciting Day and Evening Cruises from a private reception facility at Benoa Harbour, Bali. Aboard a fleet of the most luxurious, modern vessels in Bali, our experienced, professional and friendly crew ensures the very best

blend of Indonesian and Western hospitality to Lembongan Island daily. Benoa Harbor T. +62361 720 331

 

The Bounty Cruises

Cruise in comfort aboard Bali Bounty Cruises 400 passenger catamaran. With a cruising speed of up to 30 knots, you may sit back, relax and enjoy full staff service while reading the daily newspaper or viewing the onboard video entertainment. They sail from Bali every day. Benoa Harbour -T. +62361 726 666

 

Quicksilver Cruises

Venture into paradise each day with Quicksilver Cruises to the picturesque island of Nusa Penida, where it ties up alongside a floating pontoon for the day. Head Office : Jl. Kerta Dalem Raya no.96 Bali 80224 - T. +62361 721 521

 

Diving & Snorkeling

Everyone should know that Bali has wonderful underwater world with abundant marine life and beautiful coral garden awaiting to be explored. There are many diving sites in Bali that attract divers from around the globe. Some of the diving sites, like USAT Liberty Shipwreck and Amed diving sites are suitable for beginner divers. If you’ve not yet tried these sports, we recommend that you start at Sanur or Tanjung Benoa Beach where you can hire the necessary equipment, either right on the beachfront (at a beach club) or at one of the hotel-run dive centres. Instructions are available at these diving centres. Most of the centres offer International (PADI) diving certificates but be sure to check their PADI Resort Code as well, for the insurance and

medical facilities. It is advisable to look for diving centres that have a ‘five-star’ PADI Approval Rating. Please note that Bali’s only decompression chamberis at Sanglah Public Hospital  in Denpasar (see ‘Hospitals’ in the ‘Essential Info’ section for more info).


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