Taming The Ayung’s Raging Rapids

April 11, 2017

This holiday, why not add a little adventure to your getaway and enjoy an exhilarating white water rafting experience with Bali Adventure Tours. Perfect for the whole family and anyone aged 5 to 65, this fun activity is your chance to encounter the thrilling rapids of the Ayung River on a 9.6km route that promises to keep you breathless and your heart pumping! If you don’t already know, Bali Adventure Tours is one of Bali’s most established and credible one-stop tour operator offering numerous exciting activities including White Water Rafting, River Kayaking, Jungle Trekking, Mountain Cycling as well as the Helicopter Sky Tour. It also operates and manages the Ubud Adventure Centre and the Elephant Safari Park & Lodge.

Your day begins with a hotel pick-up before heading to the Ubud Adventure Centre; a one-stop activity hub that acts as home base to the White Water Rafting operations, complete with a plethora of restaurants, spas and luxurious changing rooms, all created for guests’ comfort and ease. Here, you’ll be guided through a simple registration and check-in process. A waterproof silicone smart bracelet key is given to each guest who will be assigned a locker each before heading to the White Water Rafting Centre. Before you jump in, it’s good to know that all equipment used for the white water rafting activity including the rafts, safety jackets, helmets, paddles, ropes and etcetera all meet international safety standards. Choose sizes that would best fit you and head on down to the river for a safety briefing. And then it’s off you go, for an exhilarating journey through 9.6km route with 33 fascinating rapids!

Bali Adventure Tours offers a variety of packages to enhance your holiday; choose the Afternoon Rafting with Night Safari and Dinner option at the Elephant Safari Park & Lodge, where gentle giants await for a mysterious jungle safari into the night. Afterwards, indulge in a delicious meal under swaying palm trees within the cosy setting of the Taro Village. If you’re more of a morning person, choose the Bathe & Breakfast and Afternoon Rafting experience. Arriving at the park at 7am, you’ll take part in the elephants’ daily bathing activity before a gourmet breakfast served at the restaurant situated by the lake. Those who love the active lifestyle can choose the Rafting, Cycling and Elephant Ride Package; a full day itinerary that will keep you active and awed. After a morning of white water rafting, the cycling tour will take you through Setra Ari-Ari in Bayung Gede Village, home to a special cemetery for human placenta and a village that is home to some sacred white cows that have lived there for centuries. Your cycling tour ends at the Taro Elephant Park, followed by a delicious lunch and an educational elephant show that the kids will love.

Bali Adventure Tours

Jl. Kedewatan Ubud

+62 361 898 9777


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