The Number 1 Destination For Aussies
Bali is the most popular travel destination for Aussies, and with good reason, as this island which is known as the ‘Island of the Gods’ is one of the most beautiful places on earth. From Surfing to exploring Temples and Shipwrecks, guaranteed there’s something for you in Bali.
Check out our list “10 Things To Do In Bali” for some insight into how awesome Bali is.
1. Go surfing
Bali is of course a surfer’s paradise, and if you are looking for a beach holiday then there is no better place to find it than this gorgeous island set in the middle of Indonesia.
If you haven’t surfed before or are just looking for some gentle waves then you should visit the most famous beach in Bali, Kuta Beach.
2. Visit Ulun Danu Temple
Ulun Danu Temple lies at the edge of Baratan Lake in Bedugul in Bali.
This pretty building is dedicated to the goddess of the lake and is one of the quietest and most serene places on the island.
3. Go muck diving in Padang Bai
Padang Bai is situated in the east of Bali and is most famous for its diving.
There are seven different dive sites that can easily be reached after a short boat trip from the shore and whatever your diving experience there is something for everyone here.
You will find a range of underwater critters like the blue ringed octopus, pygmy seahorses, sharks, turtles, and waving fans and coral gardens.
4. Relax at the Yoga Barn
Bali is the place to relax and find enlightenment and find your inner peace. Yoga Barn which is one of the most famous yoga retreats on the island and is located in quiet and contemplative Ubud.
The Yoga Barn has five different studios and a range of programs for all levels of ability.
5. Fly a jetpack
Tanjung Benoa is the place to come in Bali if you want to try water sports and you can find a range of different activities on offer, including flying a jetpack.
6. Marvel at Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple is probably the most famous attraction in Bali and is a Hindu temple that sits atop a large and scenic rock formation.
Att high tide the rock is completely surrounded by water and at low tide you can walk across the sand, making this one of the most amazing sights in Indonesia.
7. Visit Monkey Forest
“Hey is that you?” 😀 😀 😀
Monkey Forest is a Hindu temple complex in Ubud and homes over 500 monkeys.
The entire area is a nature reserve and you can walk around and take in the scenery as well as take photographs of the monkeys.
Be wary though, these monkeys are cute but they are good little pick pockets as well, so make sure your valuables are strapped on to you.
8. Visit Bali Zoo
Bali Zoo sits in the Gianyar Regency and if you want to check out some Southeast Asian animals then this is the place to do it.
Some of these include tigers, elephants, rhinoceros, and a range of colorful birds, and you can either visit in the day time or choose the night safari which is perfect if you want to see some of the nocturnal animals that call the zoo home.
9. Climb Mount Batur
Anyone looking for some adventure in Bali needs to head to Mount Batur which stands at 1,700 meters above sea level.
This is also one of the easiest treks in Bali compared with larger mountains so if you want to say you trekked up a volcano then this is a good choice.
10. Enjoy the nightlife in Kuta
Anyone looking for a party needs to head to Jalan Legian in Kuta.
This area is known as the main nightlife hub of Bali and you will find a huge range of different night clubs, live music events, and relaxed cafes.
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