Bali Cruise Port
The port town of Benoa is the gateway to the Indonesian island of Bali. Sometimes referred to as the Island of the Gods, Bali boasts a dramatic and beautiful natural landscape, where majestic volcanic hills and mountains tower above tranquil rice fields and pristine beaches meet crystal clear ocean waters. The island has a unique atmosphere ubiquitously intertwined with the spiritually of the people, which is reflected in the abundance of stunning temples and historic architecture. Bali also has a vibrant shopping district alongside a variety of excellent restaurants, cafes and bars where both tourists and locals can unwind and try delicious local delicacies. Visitors to Bali will find an island brimming with a range of fantastic activities, excursions and sightseeing opportunities.
Sightseeing in Bali
Bali offers tourists the opportunity to get involved with a wide range of activities and sports whilst on the island, including a selection of thrilling water sports along the coast and in the rivers. Visitors can try scuba diving, surfing, fishing and white-water rafting at locations across the region. Popular activities on land include jungle trekking, horse riding and mountain biking as well as play golf on a selection of impressive courses. Bali's beaches offer a place to relax on soft white or volcanic black sand and in cool ocean waters, the safest and most popular of which can be found at Jimbaran Bay and Kuta Beach. The island also has many other excursion possibilities and sightseeing opportunities not to be missed.
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Bali is most famous for its immense collection of astounding Hindu temples, as each village is required by traditional law to have at least three. The biggest and most extravagant temples on the island are known as the directional temples and are purposefully placed to protect local inhabitants from evil.
Waterbom is a large and exciting water park situated on Kartika Plaza in the Kuta region of Bali. The park contains over 21 exhilarating water slides scattered over nearly 4 hectares of tropical landscape. There are attractions for people of all ages here, from the relaxing lazy river to slides with heart-pumping drops.
Parks and Gardens
Hikers and ramblers will have the opportunity to explore Bali's wonderful scenery within a range of wonderful range of parks and gardens. At the Bali Botanical Gardens in Bedugul, guests can take a peaceful stroll through the gorgeous flora and fauna or navigate the attraction's Treetop Adventure. Other wonderful areas of natural beauty include West Bali National Park and the Butterfly Park at Wanasari.
Shopping in Bali
Bargain hunters will be ecstatic with extraordinary shopping experiences available in Bali. Clothes and authentic arts and crafts can be found all over the island and are sold at incredibly affordable prices on the stalls and markets where haggling is encouraged. Bali also contains a range of high-end retailers with recognisable brands and supermarkets selling general amenities.
Eating out in Bali
Bali is home to a diverse range of restaurants and cafes, many of which serve traditional Balinese cuisine such as Babi guling and Lawar salads. People looking for a more familiar meal will find a plethora of international cuisine served at fantastic eateries across the island as well as a range of well-known fast food outlets.