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From Bali: 3 Snorkeling Spots Tour to Lembongan and Penida

1. From Bali: 3 Snorkeling Spots Tour to Lembongan and Penida

Snorkel through the colorful underwater worlds of the islands of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida on this guided tour from selected locations in Bali. Use high-quality gear to search for marine life and kayak through mangroves. Enjoy a delicious beachside lunch buffet.  Following pickup from your accommodation in Bali or meet at the ferry office (depending on option selected), journey across the water to the islands of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida to experience some of the most diverse coral reefs on the planet. Meet a snorkeling guide who will help you with all the necessary equipment. Flotation devices can be provided for people not comfortable in the water so that everyone can discover the pristine corals and enjoy the warm waters that are home to schools of brightly colored fish. Look for resident emperor angelfish, parrotfish, moray eels, and sea turtles. The specially designated snorkeling areas make for a safe and enjoyable activity for all ages. Visit Crystal Bay, and Gamat Bay, famous for its sprawling coral garden and light currents. The exact snorkel spots visited will depend on the conditions. Feast on a delicious beachside lunch and take a mangrove tour by kayak to experience the scenery from a different perspective. If the weather and water conditions are ok, you'll also have a chance to visit Manta Bay.

Ubud: Highlights Small Group Guided Tour

2. Ubud: Highlights Small Group Guided Tour

Zip through Ubud in a private car and meet other travelers on this small group tour of up to 5 people. Waste no time getting up close and personal with Bali’s lush rice terraces and rich historic heritage. Visit religious sites, explore the region's culture and history, and experience stunning landscapes. After pickup from your hotel, the first stop on your tour is at the scenic Tegenungan Waterfall. Next, head to your next stop, the Monkey Forest. Meet some playful new companions and be entertained by their mischievous antics as you wander through the forest. Next, savor an authentic Balinese meal for lunch, giving you energy for the afternoon. Take a short hike through the beautiful rice terraces of Tegallalang and admire the beautiful scenery. End your tour with a visit to the temple complex and holy mountain spring of Tirta Empul, before being dropped off back at your hotel.

Mount Batur: Private Volkswagen Jeep Volcano Safari

3. Mount Batur: Private Volkswagen Jeep Volcano Safari

Explore Bali's Mount Batur volcano on a day trip in a comfortable VW Jeep. Traverse dense forests to the edge of a deep caldera, soak in a natural hot spring, and visit a local coffee plantation. Be picked you up in a classic VW all-terrain jeep for a day of adventure at Bali’s Mount Batur volcano. Take the scenic route through Bali’s rice terraces and lush vegetation. Stop at Penelokan and head to the rim of a huge caldera for a breathtaking view of Mount Batur. Continue your safari via the truck route into the old crater, where you will encounter huge lava flows which have covered most of the vegetation. On the edge of the caldera, look out for monkeys that live in the towering trees. Climb up a lava dune for views of the mountain and see the black lava. Hear about how these landscapes evolved over thirty million years from your guide. Enjoy the exclusive use of Mt. Batur Lounge, the only villa-style lounge around with clean, modern toilets and a comfortable shower facility. After refreshing yourself in the showers, enjoy a hot cup of tea or coffee in the lounge. After an adventurous drive around the mountain, stop to meet the local farmers on your way to the natural hot springs. Soothe away all your aches and pains at the natural hot springs of Batur. Then, tuck into a buffet lunch before continuing to a coffee plantation. Here, learn all about the production of coffee. At the end of the tour, you will be driven back to your hotel.

From Bali: Nusa Penida Island Day Tour with Snorkeling

4. From Bali: Nusa Penida Island Day Tour with Snorkeling

Get picked up from your hotel in Bali and head to Sanur Harbor. Board the fast boat to Nusa Penida Island and spend about 45 minutes crossing the water. When you arrive on Nusa Penida, meet your local guide and begin your adventure. First, visit 3 top snorkeling spots around Nusa Penida. Swim with the massive manta rays in Manta Bay, explore the underwater world of Gamat Bay, and refresh yourself in the clear water of Crystal Bay. Depending on the weather, you may go snorkeling at Wall Point, Gt Point, and SD Point instead. 2 After snorkeling, head to a local restaurant for a delicious lunch (not included) before continuing your tour with a stop at Kelingking Cliff. Take in scenic views of the water, pristine sandy beaches, and the dramatic cliffs from this viewpoint. Next. stop at Angel Billabong, a spectacular rock formation. Snap some shots of these unique rocks before exploring Broken Beach. After your tour, return to Bali on the speedboat and get dropped off at your hotel.

Bali Nusa Dua Theatre: Devdan Show Tickets

5. Bali Nusa Dua Theatre: Devdan Show Tickets

Take a sensory journey through the diverse cultures of Indonesian as you watch the acclaimed "Devdan - Treasure of the Archipelago" show. Experience a spectacular mash-up of dance, acrobatics, music and special effects at a show that pays homage to the traditions of Indonesia's many islands. The high-energy show offers a fun time for the whole family. Journey to see Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Bali and Papua. Marvel at the traditional dances and costumes of the archipelago, along with the special effects and acrobatic acts of the 60 minutes performance, which is suitable for all ages. Spend your night with family and love one by discovering Indonesia cultures. Upgrade your night with VIP seating and relax in the comfort of a leather "lazy boy" chair, or choose from prime view, good view and get a chance to take picture with dancers on the stage.

Bali and Trawangan: Fastboat with Optional Bali Transfer

6. Bali and Trawangan: Fastboat with Optional Bali Transfer

Benefit from a swift connection from Bali to Gili Trawangan, or vice versa, and travel between the islands on board a fast boat with generous luggage allowance. Spend less time traveling and more time on the beach! For journeys from Bali to Gili Trawangan, the boat departs daily from Serangan Harbor, just 30 minutes from Kuta. Get a complimentary pick-up at your hotel or villa by air-conditioned vehicle, available from Kerobokan, Seminyak, Legian, Kuta, Tuban, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua, Denpasar, Sanur, the airport and parts of Canggu (as far as Canggu Club). Pick-up from other locations is provided for an additional fee. Alternatively, you can make your way to the harbor for check-in 30 minutes before the scheduled departure. Depart in the morning to enjoy Gili Trawangan to its fullest. Boats back to Bali are at around 14:30 and hotel drop off is provided on arrival. Relax on board the 2.5-hour journey each way, and take in the stunning views.

Bali: Ubud Monkey Forest, Rice Terraces, Temple, & Waterfall

7. Bali: Ubud Monkey Forest, Rice Terraces, Temple, & Waterfall

Get picked up from your hotel by your driver/guide and begin your private adventure. First, head to the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. As you explore and search for the long-tailed macaques who live here, learn why these animals are considered sacred. Next, continue to the UNESCO Heritage site Tegalalang Rice Terrace. Walk through the vivid green of the terraces, sit under the shade of the palm trees, and enjoy the scenery. Continue to the Tirta Empul Temple, a water temple near Tampaksiring. Learn about the temple's rich history as you explore. Finish your day tour with a stop at the rushing Tegenungan Waterfall. Get a scenic view of the jungle, admire the rugged rock formations, and go for a swim in the pool below the falls. If you wish to add an optional stop, head to the Ubud Coffee Plantation and experience the full life-cycle of coffee.

Bali: Day Trip to East Nusa Penida, Atuh & Diamond Beach

8. Bali: Day Trip to East Nusa Penida, Atuh & Diamond Beach

Explore the stunning natural scenery of East Nusa Penida on a day trip from Bali. Enjoy the craggy cliffs and clear waters of the island, stroll up to Thousand Island Viewpoint and relax on the white sands of Diamond Beach. Get picked up in Bali and cruise across turquoise waters to Nusa Penida, where you’ll board the vehicle that will take you around the island. The first stop is Thousand Island Viewpoint. Marvel at enchanting views of countless islands, sweeping cliffs, and maybe even some turtles and manta rays. The next stop is Nusa Penida Tree House. Known locally as Rumah Pohon, this cozy cabin with a thatched roof also benefits from an elevated vantage point on the island. Climb the ladder up a tree trunk and you’ll be rewarded with some of the best panoramic views of the island. Check out the rolling green hills of Nusa Penida with a stop at ‘Teletubbies Hill’ and snap photos of the giant tapestry that stretches across the horizon. For the final stop of the day, head to Diamond Beach or Atuh Beach. Atuh Beach is a hidden gem, whilst the gorgeous water of Diamond Beach makes it ideal for snorkeling. After soaking up the sun at the beach, the day trip finishes with you being dropped back at your hotel in Bali.

Bali: Half-Day Private City Tour with Transfers

9. Bali: Half-Day Private City Tour with Transfers

Your Balinese adventure begins with pickup from your hotel or accommodation. Meet your friendly driver for the day and discuss the sights and attractions that you’d like to visit during the trip. Listen to your driver’s tips and recommendations, then plan the day’s itinerary to suit your interests and preferences. Enjoy the freedom to visit and spend time at the landmarks and locations that appeal to you most. There’s plenty to see and do in Bali including a variety of traditional temples and vibrant marketplaces. Some of Bali’s highlights include Pura Tanah Lot, Uluwatu Temple, Ubud Monkey Forest, Tegallalang, Kuta Beach, and Seminyak. Throughout the tour, learn about Bali’s history, culture, and the sights themselves from your driver’s insightful commentary. At the end of a busy and exciting trip, your driver will drop you off at the same location you were picked up from.

East Bali: Snorkeling, Canyoning, and Waterfall Day Trip

10. East Bali: Snorkeling, Canyoning, and Waterfall Day Trip

Enjoy the idyllic landscapes of and gorgeous beaches on this day trip in an airconditioned car. Snorkel through schools of colorful fish in the Blue Lagoon, swim in the crisp water of the Tegenungan Waterfal, and visit the Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon.  After pick-up, you’ll continue to Tanjung Jepun and Blue Lagoon for snorkeling sessions with an expert instructor. Glide above the vibrant coral reefs and keep an eye out for reef sharks, sea turtles, lion fish, and squid. Stop at the Tegenungan Waterfall, a short distance from Ubud. Get up close to the waterfall, swim in the water below it, and cool off from the tropical sunshine before continuing on to the hidden canyon in Sukawati. Reach the Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon where imposing walls were shaped by the river over thousands of years. Hike along the river before jumping into the water. Rest up after your full-day adventure on the return trip to your accommodation.

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Snorkeling trip. We had a guiding pleasant and friendly guide/driver KETUT Nanda who is very skillful negotiating this crazy traffic. It's a bonus as he also speaks excellent English. He has been very helpful in introducing us Bali and it's attractions and tips for our future visit. Good job Sayu! The snorkeling guide is also very helpful in helping us to identify the locations of the interesting fish and coral species.

wonderful, most knowledgeable tour guide!!. Santar made our experience extra special, sharing knowledge on culture and general location, showing us great locations with options to suit our preference. we will gladly have Santar as private guide again and highly recommend his service. Thank you for a great time!!

Dama our guide made it a smooth experience. He is happy to explain more about the locations while still being in the background when you are with your family. Well done and thanks

very kind and helpful guide. he explained and recommended the activities to us and went out of his way to take beautiful photos of us. I highly recommend this activity.

Our tour guide was amazing, swam with a sea turtle and the food was great too. Got to see so many fish which were awesome. So many bright colours and different sizes.