For some people, Bali is not only the place to have fun at the beach only while sunbathing under the direct sun. Bali is also the place to search for adventure and thrilling moment. You can do pargliding and perhaps paratriking at once. This activity has been done over past decades and there are many people who have flied already on the air. Bali offers so many points to do this activity over the region and island so you can choose which one is the best for you.
The professionals in paragliding will take you about 50 to 150m off the ground to the sky for 15 to 20 minutes and perhaps more. You will fly across the city and you may see all from the top. You may also fly through the Blue Ocean and green cliffs from Bukit Peninsula. You don’t need any certificate to fly or special preparation such as equipment because all is prepared by the professional guides. They have their own certificates or licenses so they can take you safely to the sky without worry anymore.
The tandem pilots have more than enough experience to take you fly and you just need to pay for the package and don’t forget to prepare your courage because this is something thrilling for first flyers. Meanwhile, the best season to fly is about April and October due to perfect weather and wind. There is also course for those who want to be the professional tandem pilots and fly without help at all. You may see them practicing. It is little bit pricey but many people love this activity so much since this is different.
The price list is different between one paragliding club and another but most of them have the same range price so it will not be so high and the safety is the guarantee.
If you are bored of beach or any water sport done in beach and sea but you still want to get adventure so you can pump up your adrenaline, then you can choose Ayung river rafting. There are many rivers here in Bali but not all is perfect for rafting. Ayung is one of the most perfect ones located in Ubud. This is one of the best whitewater rivers in Bali since this place is good for beginners who want to try rafting for the first time and also for family vacation.
Ayung river raftingis considered to be the longest river in Bali since this whitewater has about 68,5 km of the length from northern mountain and pass the Bangli, Gianyar, Badung regency until Badung strait which is located on Sanur beach. Since it has the longest river, Ayung offers the most thrilling adventure combined with the real natures around it. You will do rafting in the middle of rainforest and you can also enjoy the rice fields. If you are lucky, you may also see the animals and wildlife there.
You can visit and explore the hidden waterfall there so it is perfect for you who want to get closer to nature but still get the thrilling adventure. Basically, the road to Ayung from Ubud is not so easy but you can reach that place from some different points suchas Kuta, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua and Sanur. If you depart from Kuta, it will be around 35 km of the distance. It is about 1,5 hour drive with land transportation.
Ayung river rafting is so close from Ubud village so it is about 5 km. You don’t have to bring the rafting equipment alone because the professional guides there will serve it to you and they will teach you how to do rafting well.
If you don’t want to do any water sport in Bali or you just get bored, then you can relax in the air by riding Bali swing. Just like the name, it is located in Ubud and basically, it is the playground where you can see the giant swing around 78 meters above from the ground. It will pump up your adrenaline and heart as well because you will swing around in the sky. However, it is worth the view because you can enjoy the scenery of forest and river below.
If you are not afraid of height, then Bali swing can be your perfect option since you may see the pods formed in bird nest overhanging where you can sit there and enjoy the view. This is another attraction you can get there besides the giant swing. Now, many agent tours include it into their itinerary so you can reach that place without wasting time anymore. Well, there are some jungle swings with different ranges from 10m up to 78m above the surface so you can choose the best and safest one.
If you are professional enough and you have tried the same swing in another place, then you can choose the highest one. Meanwhile, if you want to know the thrill first, then you can choose around 10m or 20m. However, no matter what height you choose, you still be guaranteed to see the spectacular and awesome view unlike others. From the height, you can see waterfall, greenery and also river.
Bali swing is the perfect place to take photos as many as you can but if peak season comes, many people want to go there and perhaps, you have to queue.
Bali is one of the best surfing paradises in the world and you don’t need to doubt it anymore since it faces Indian Ocean so there are many places for you to surf. The waves are different from one beach to another. No wonder if you can see many learn surf Kuta schools around with certificate so you can train your skill to surf and be a professional surfer. However, you need to know important things when you want to learn or surf directly on Kuta beach.
Kuta is undoubtedly a popular destination for tourists in Bali. There are so many choices for cafes, bars, restaurants all over the places. However, it is also the great place for surfing because it offers beach breaks. It means the floor is softer than sand so you don’t need to worry at all about hitting. You can get up again and learn more. There are many learn surf Kuta schools for beginners or even pro who want to train deeper their skills. The instructors will teach you the basics about the things you have to know.
The equipment is simpler and you will not try surfing using the real board directly. They will give you the soft board for learning for the first time. The basic things you will learn are the introduction and short information about the sea including how to stand on your board and control the balance. They will give you some safety tips if you fall from your first try. It is better not to go alone if you want to surf though you are accompanied by professionals. Meanwhile, the best time period for you to surf in Kuta is between April and October.
Basically, besides learn surf Kuta schools, you can find other surfing schools in another region in Bali so you can surf like a pro.
Everyday, you can find the new beach in Bali and many people has found and explored the new hidden place there. Though there are many unique beaches you have to explore, Kuta beachis still becoming the most favorite place to visit because there are so many attractions that will make people come again and again no matter how crowded it is. It is located on western area of isthmus and this is the most well known luxurious resort in Bali.
It takes a couple of minutes from Ngurah Rai airport to arrive at Kuta beach and from there; you may also reach another popular destination in Bali such as Seminyak and Legian. Before becoming the popular and luxurious tourism destination, Kuta was just a rustic, simple and quiet fishing village and over past years, it has transformed into the glamorous area. There are some luxurious accommodations there you can choose until 5-star hotel and resort that will serve you like a royal family.
You may also see some fine dining restaurants, bars and also shopping centers that are crowded by mostly foreign tourists. This place never sleeps and you will see many people walk around even in the middle of the night. This beach is becoming the favorite destination for surfers. Though traffic is something common there, it doesn’t make people stop coming back to Kuta. During peak and high seasons, all hotels and resorts there are full-booked including those that have fantastic price compared to others.
Kuta beach will be crowded most in July to August where the holiday season comes and schools are off and also Christmas as well as New Year so when you want to go there during that seasons, book first.