Best 10 fun “things to do in Bali”

Bali is a beautiful Indonesian island known for its stunning beaches, lush green rice paddies, cultural landmarks, and vibrant nightlife. The unique Hindu religion and culture make Bali very different from other islands in Indonesia and other places around the world. The geography, created by volcanic activity, also made Bali an interesting place for people that like to do more active things. Here is a list of some of the “things to do in Bali”

1. Hiking Mount Batur


Take a sunrise hike to the top of Mount Batur for breathtaking views of the sunrise over Bali’s volcanic landscape. It is beautiful and not too difficult a hike but an average level of fitness is required. The tour starts in the night so make sure you have it well in advance planned.

2. Ebike tour through Jatiluwih and surroundings

Visit the Jatiluwih UNESCO rice terraces, located on the slopes of 4 extinct volcanoes, and marvel at the iconic rice terraces that Bali is known for during this e-bike tour. This tour shows a really authentic part of Bali, its raw nature, picture-perfect views, and traditional farming all while on an easy-to-use electric bike. (link).

3. Surfing in Bali

Go surfing in Bali’s world-famous surf spots like Uluwatu and Padang Padang, well, that is if you are a very experienced surfer. For less experienced surfers or total beginners, it is probably better to begin with a starter course in Kuta, Legian, or Seminyak as the waves there are easier to handle and to gain experience.

4. Ebike tour through Ubuds’ nature and villages

Visit South Ubuds’ traditional villages and stunning nature during an e-bike tour guided by an expert local guide. Cycle on your electric bike past rice-, flower, and chili… fields with farmers at work, and check out a holy tree with a little temple and wild orchids in bloom when we’re lucky. Pass by a river with dense jungle, and giant bamboo trees and end with lunch in a traditional Balinese compound. (link)

5. Rafting tour in Bali

Enjoy rafting down the sacred Ayung River through the lush jungle and wide gorges. The rafting has some level 2 rapids and does not require any previous experience. It’s fun, goes fast enough but is not dangerous.

6. Ebike tour through Sanur village

Enjoy an e-bike tour through rarely visited parts of Sanur and support the local economy. You will visit lush mangroves, cycle through rice fields, explore an authentic local market, and visit a turtle sanctuary before enjoying a fresh young coconut on the tropical beach of Sanur. (link)

7. Snorkeling and diving trips in Bali

Do a snorkeling or diving trip in Padang Bai, Amed, or Pemuteran. Bali offers some of the best snorkeling and diving spots in the world, with vibrant marine life and beautiful coral reefs. Especially on the East and North coasts of Bali are some famous and beautiful dive spots. There are different dive spots suitable for different levels of experience so it is important to check before with the dive company which dive spot is best for your experience level.

8. Yoga classes in Bali

Take a yoga class – Bali is a popular destination for yoga enthusiasts, with many yoga studios and retreats offering classes for all levels. Because there are so many classes offered it is important you do some research before choosing where to go. The most famous places for yoga courses are Ubud and Canggu

9. Spa treatments in Bali

Enjoy a relaxing spa day at one of Bali’s luxurious spas, where you can indulge in massages, facials, and other treatments. From ridiculously cheap on the beach to very posh, luxurious, and expensive, massages for every budget. Check other people’s experiences to find a trusted one.

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10. Trekking through the UNESCO rice terraces of Jatiluwih

This tour takes you through the heart of Jatiluwih’s rice terraces, where you can witness the local farmers at work and learn about the traditional irrigation system used to cultivate the rice fields. The tour is guided by a local guide who can provide insights into the history and culture of the area. (Link)

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