Indonesia is a beautiful place, and the most attractive place here is Bali. The island has diverse art forms and boasts of vivid marine biodiversity. The place is flanked by blue waters and green mountains giving every tourist a wide range of activities to indulge in while in Bali. The island is popular for those seeking waves on the southern beaches and for those seeking spiritual growth in the holistic centres of Ubud. It has an even climate welcoming visitors all through the year. In this article, you can find a brief idea of what to expect in Bali and you can preplan accordingly.
Adventure is a must while in Bali as you get to enjoy the island paradise in its full grandeur while on a surfing trip over the endless sea. One of the reasons for Bali having a hiking number of surfing tourists is due to its low prices coupled with wonderful waves. You will be faced with over 30 surfing spots to choose from when you check with your travel agent. If you are newbie, then the surf schools at the Kuta beach should be the right choice with its consistent ocean. The surf schools here even teach kids. The Bukit is the popular movie destination with all the experts sliding in to get their jumps on the fierce ocean. Being a sparsely populated region, the cliffs and ocean scenery can be a feast to any eye.
As mentioned earlier, the marine biodiversity of Bali is a major attraction and to have a full view of it, one has to go diving. Sanur coast has an array of scuba diving schools for beginners and the experts propel themselves into Nusa Lemgongan and Nusa Penida for the big views. The waters here are home to 952 reef fish species of which 8 are new species. This would have flared up your notion to go sea diving in Bali, but before checking in to Bali, check the perfect time and plan for your diving tour in this island. The dry season of May to November is the best time to go in and never plan for the rainy months of December to February.
Bali zoo towards the central area is a major attraction housing 350 organisms set in an overwhelming area of 22 acres. The zoo has been set in natural terrain with specially set surroundings to suit the needs of each animal. There are numerous guards around who can walk you through the zoo and will be more like an educational experience. One must not miss the Komodo dragon which is the biggest lizard and only ones left of the dinosaur ancestry. One can even spend some time mingling with the monkey babies and the parrots. The Sukawati market is at walkable distance from the zoo and you can even enjoy the cultural heritage in the area with hidden temples.
Go on an interactive Bali Safari at the Safari and Marine Park. The Elephant show is a major attraction here along with the Elephant ride. The basic motto is to promote the conservation and love for animals in an interactive way. You might wonder how it is different from the zoo. The difference here is that you come up close with the animals. The park was awarded to be the best Amusement Park of Indonesia in the year 2011-2012.
With its lush greenery, the place is home to several bird varieties and if you miss to see all of it, you can hop into the Bali Bird Park. Located in Singapadu, Celuk province, the place boasts of over 250 bird varieties. Indonesian birds are the major attraction here, and you will also find some exquisite species from Africa and South America. In spite of the birds, you will also be spell struck by the place those houses over 2000 tropical plants. The birds are exhibited here in their natural habitat and you will be taken over by the endangered and exotic bird varieties in the zoo. The park is open every day so you can surely plan your day there.
Leisure, fun and adventure is provided in plenty in Bali and the Waterbom Water Theme Park is more like an add on to the natural water rides. This can be charted as a full day plan with over 17 different rides for children and adults. Whether you are in for some thrilling rides or a relaxing day in the waters with the swim in bars, this leisure park can be a let out for both kids and adults alike. Safety has been given top priority here with all children rides been tested and supervised to be safe for children. The mothers can indulge in a relaxing fish spa with the Garra Rufa fish eating on the dead cells and rejuvenating the body. Gazebos are available on rental basis with wonderful restaurants serving Bali foods.
When you had enough of animals, birds, fishes and waters and you feel that you just want to break into plain nature, then the Bali Treetops Adventure Park should be your next stop. It is located inside the botanical garden and you can go there with family and the place has safe adventure challenges for all people. Safety is given top priority with guards all around the place guiding the people with the challengers and helping them through. Make sure you go in casual clothing in your sports shoes and it’s a big “no” to sandals and bikini.