Check out these best tours in Bali for exciting excursions and unique sightseeing opportunities that range from the cultural to the action-packed. Cruise down challenging rapids, immerse yourself in the scenic countryside of Bali’s interior or admire the island's collection of majestic temples on a full day tour. 

    We’ve narrowed down the full collection of Bali tours to help you decide on the best options available so you can plan your adventures and activities ahead of time.


    Taman Ayun, Monkey Forest and Tanah Lot

    Duration: 6 hours

    This half-day tour brings you closer to Bali’s nature, culture and history, with stops that include the ancient royal temple of Pura Taman Ayun, the Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest, and the most iconic sea temple in Bali: Tanah Lot. The tour concludes in time for a memorable sunset over this temple’s silhouette against the rolling surf of the Indian Ocean.


    Highlights of Bali full-day tour

    Duration: 9 hours

    Enjoy a wonderful full day out to discover Bali's vibrant cultural heritage and scenic natural surroundings. This tour includes visits to traditional villages, coffee and clove plantation walks, leading up to panoramic outlooks over the Mount Batur volcano. Throughout the day you'll stop at several hilltop lookouts for coffee or tea with sweeping rice field panoramas.


    Ubud, Kintamani and Barong Dance

    Duration: 8 hours

    Go on a full day of exploration to see Bali’s cultural and natural highlights. This tour includes a visit to the artistic town of Ubud, its neighbouring village of Celuk that's home to Bali’s famed goldsmiths and silversmiths, and Batubulan to view a mythical Barong dance performance. In the afternoon you’ll journey further north to marvel at the scenic Batur caldera lake.

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    Whitewater Rafting at Ayung River

    Duration: 5 hours

    This tour takes you to the Ayung River for some exhilarating whitewater rafting down Class III rapids. It's a day trip that combines scenic highland nature views with an adrenaline rush. In between exciting obstacles and thrilling sections of the river, you'll paddle along with an expert guide through lazy pools and waterfalls. The ride concludes with a delicious buffet lunch overlooking the valley.


    Sunset Dinner Cruise

    Duration: 3 hours

    Enjoy a soothing cruise on board the Bali Hai catamaran, over the calm ocean off Bali’s southern coast. You'll be served a delicious dinner while taking in the serene seascape as the sun sets over the distant harbour. To complement your dinner, you can enjoy an entertaining cabaret, live band and small disco on the lower deck.


    Private East Coast Tour

    Duration: 9 hours

    Go on a private journey of exploration to Bali’s secluded eastern region. This 1-day tour includes a visit to the island's grand ‘mother temple’ of Besakih on the slopes of Mount Agung, a layover at a local plantation to discover a wide variety of exotic tropical fruits and spices, and an after-lunch stop at Tenganan – one of Bali’s most well-preserved traditional villages.


    Dolphin Cruise

    Duration: 2 hours

    This high-speed ocean cruise allows you to get up close with native Risso's dolphins off Bali’s southern peninsula. The tour starts in the early morning, treating you to spectacular seascapes just after sunrise. Then, out at sea, your magical encounters with dolphins begin as they breach the surface, sometimes in pods.


    Lembongan Island Leisure Day Trip

    Duration: 8 hours

    Cruise out to the most popular among the 3 Nusa Islands in Bali’s southeast, where fun onboard activities include a whirlpool tub and a waterslide that plunges straight into the sea. Other activities include sea kayaking, banana boat rides, snorkelling and ‘sea walks’ using special oxygen-fed helmets. A buffet lunch is served on board.


    Quad or Buggy and Canyon Tubing

    Duration: 7 hours

    For adrenaline junkies, this tour takes you to the rainforests of Payangan in central Bali, where you can rev through muddy rice fields on special quad bikes or buggies. It’s perfect if you're looking for a mix of high-octane action and natural scenery. Afterwards, cool down with a tubing excursion down the Siap River in inflatable tubes for a fun rafting experience.


    Devdan Show

    Duration: 90 minutes

    This show is an engrossing 90-minute journey through the cultures of the Indonesian archipelago, showcasing the diversity across the islands, from Bali to Sumatra and Borneo to Papua. Stunning lighting and visuals, intricately designed stage props, and well-rehearsed dance choreography complement its captivating story of adventure and discovery. The dancers, clad in dazzling costumes, perform a combination of traditional dances and hip hop moves.

    Ari Gunadi | Compulsive Traveller

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