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Fast Boat Transfers between Bali and Gili Trawangan

1. Fast Boat Transfers between Bali and Gili Trawangan

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 Airport: Luxury Private Transfer by Alphard Vellfire

2. Bali Airport: Luxury Private Transfer by Alphard Vellfire

Experience a completely relaxing start to your Bali visit with this private airport transfer service. Your personal driver will pick you up at Ngurah Rai Airport and drive you directly to your hotel on the island in style and luxury. Travel safely to your destination at any time of day or night with a 24-hour schedule. Make sure you catch your flight on time with transfers from your hotel to the airport.  The driver will be waiting for you in the airport arrivals area, holding a sign with your name on it. You’ll be assisted with your luggage, escorted to your vehicle, and helped with currency exchange if needed.  Save time at the airport and add on a SIM Card with 6GB 3G/4G service before the payment page. Your friendly driver will help you with the registration and set up your new SIM Card. Each vehicle has a capacity of up to 4 passengers with luggage. All cars are set up with hand sanitizer. All vehicles, equipment, and passenger seats are thoroughly disinfected after each trip.

Ubud: Highlights Small Group Guided Tour

3. 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. After some swimming and selfies, 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.

Bali: 2.5-Hour Surfing Lessons

4. Bali: 2.5-Hour Surfing Lessons

Benefit from the services of flexible guides at a 2.5-hour surfing lesson tailored to your skill level. Learn how to surf if you are a complete beginner, or improve your skills and techniques in a relaxed and safe environment if you are a little more advanced. The guides will respond and adapt to your likes and dislikes to ensure you make the best progress!   Select your skill level on booking and then, depending on the weather and wave conditions, surf at different non-crowded spots on both the east and west coasts of the island. When the swell is ideal, this is the perfect opportunity to explore Bali from a different perspective. All instructors are qualified with Bronze Medallion and Life Saving Certificates (International Life Guard Association), are accredited by the Association of Surf Instructors (ASI) and have first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training. Check out the options below and pick the lesson that best suits you. Beginner Class: Aimed at the non-experienced or beginners who want to refresh the basics, this class will teach you how to master and handle the surf board, the correct paddle techniques, take-off and first forehand and backhand turns. You will also learn about the ocean conditions and safety.  Intermediate Class: If you are able to stand up and you have caught and ridden green waves, you are ready for some intermediate guidance! Learn to improve your surfing skills and get surf secrets from your instructor.  Advanced Class: Learn the right position to observe the more difficult sets of waves as they approach. Discover how to duck dive, how to choose the good waves, and how to do maneuvers such as cutbacks, bottom and top turns.

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

5. 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. After being picked up in Bali you’ll cruise across turquoise blue waters to Nusa Penida, where you’ll board the vehicle that will take you around the island. The first stop is Thousand Island Viewpoint. From here enjoy 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 snorkelling. After soaking up the sun at the beach, the day trip finishes with you being dropped back at your hotel in Bali.

East Bali: Snorkeling, Canyoning, and Waterfall Day Trip

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

Head out to Bali’s east coast for idyllic scenery and gorgeous beaches, with fewer crowds than other parts of the island. 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. The next stop is 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. Finally, you’ll reach the Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon. The stone walls here were formed by river erosion over thousands of years, leaving beautiful patterns. Trek along the river before taking the chance to jump into the water. Rest up after your full-day adventure as you’re transported back to your accommodation.

From Bali: Snorkeling Day Trip to Nusa Lembongan

7. From Bali: Snorkeling Day Trip to Nusa Lembongan

Following pick-up from your accommodation in Bali, 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 necessary equipment, such as masks, fins and a life jacket. 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, parrot fish, moray eels, turtles and - in certain areas - manta rays. The specially designated snorkeling areas make for a safe and enjoyable activity for all ages. Visit sites such as Crystal Bay, Manta Bay and Gamat Bay, famous for its sprawling coral garden and light currents. The exact snorkel spots visited will depend on the conditions. In good weather, you will go to Manta Point and Crystal Bay, while if there's a big swell you will visit Gamat Bay.  In addition, feast on a delicious beachside lunch and take a mangrove tour by kayak to experience the scenery from a different perspective..

Indonesia: eSIM Mobile Data Plan

8. Indonesia: eSIM Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to Indonesia hassle-free with a flexible eSIM Data Plan. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage across Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Korea. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage. Simply scan your QR code to access all your essential apps and websites on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with only one eSIM needed per device. Top up by buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration.

Ngurah Rai Bali Airport Private Transfer

9. Ngurah Rai Bali Airport Private Transfer

Experience a completely relaxing start to your Bali visit with this private airport transfer service. Your personal driver will pick you up at Ngurah Rai Airport and drive you directly to your hotel on the island. This 1-hour service that’s priced for up to 5 passengers saves you the hassle of searching for a taxi at the airport. The driver will be waiting for you in the airport arrivals area, holding a sign with your name on it. You’ll be assisted with your luggage, escorted to your vehicle and helped with currency exchange if necessary. Vehicles have a capacity of up to 6 passengers and are less expensive than taxis. The service operates on a 24-hour schedule so that you can travel safely to your destination at any time of day or night. Return transfers from your hotel on Bali to the airport are also possible. 

Bali: Private Car or Minibus Charter With Driver

10. Bali: Private Car or Minibus Charter With Driver

There’s much to see on Bali – a large island with limited public transportation options for visitors. Hire a private vehicle and experience all the island has to offer. Multiple vehicle sizes are available for group of up to 12 passengers. The driver will pick you up at your accommodation and take you wherever you’d like to go on this 10-hour program. This opens a world of possibilities for your holiday. Check out the art scene in Ubud or surf the best hidden beaches. Cruise up and down Mount Batur and see the famed rice terraces. Eat and drink at all of the island’s latest hot spots. Your driver will take you anywhere on the island you want to go and will wait for you at every stop. If you love having freedom of choice and having fun at your own pace, this is the best way to discover Bali.

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What people are saying about Kuta

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 3,688 reviews

I had an amazing day with Edi! He drove me around to the most famous spots on the island. I got to go snorkeling, check out a beautiful waterfall, trekked through canyons and ate lunch in the rice fields! Can’t thank Edi enough for making it such a wonderful experience!

It was a fantastic trip. The guides were super sweet and very professional. Everything was planned to the letter, and everything was in order, which meant that you could enjoy the experiences even more. I would definitely recommend this trip!

Was a great lesson. Great teacher, and I was able to start surfing after the third attempt. Due to low tourism here in Bali, I got the lesson privately which was very helpful as well!

Was a great customized tour with a very entertaining and experienced guide named Yoga (Yogibearwithouthair) who made the day unforgettable for us

Great tour guide, very knowledgeable of the area and gave great insight into the Balinese culture. Would highly recommend a tour with Wahyu