#BuroGetaway: Activities in Bali for the adventurous

For the adrenaline junkies


By Su Fen Tan

#BuroGetaway: Activities in Bali for the adventurous

Ride around the Ubud rice fields

Take a break from yoga in Ubud and take a bicycle ride around the rice fields. Most bike tours will start with breakfast at the top of a mountain, before taking you on a mostly downhill route through back roads, minor village roads, and lush rice paddy panoramas.

Book a tour from: Bali Eco Cycling | Bali Go Bike | Jegeg Bali Cycling Tours


Trek up Mount Batur

The (commonly) 2am pickup time might put you off, but once you pull through the 2-hour hike and get to the summit of Mount Batur to catch the stunning sunrise view from above the clouds—it’ll all be worth it.

Book a tour from: Kadek Bali Trekking | Mount Batur Sunrise Trekking | Bali Sunrise Tours


Go on a quad bike adventure

There are numerous ATV tours across Bali, some take you through rice fields, traditional Balinese villages, riverbeds, or sandy beaches—some take you through all of the above; so pick a tour based on the kind of adventure or difficulty level you’re looking for.

Book a tour from: Wake Bali Adventure | Bali Quad Discovery ToursBali ATV Tour 


Ride the waves

Great waves and sun all year round make Bali one of the most iconic surf destinations in the world. There’s no better place to get started. Beginners can try their hand at Kuta beach and Canggu, while more advanced surfers should seek to challenge Uluwatu and Padang-Padang beach.

Book a class from: Odyssey Surf School | Santai Surf School | Rapture Camps


Go river rafting

At 16km long, the Telaga Waja rafting route is the longest whitewater rafting route in Bali. It is classified as III-IV rapids class, so it is beginner-friendly, at the same time it will get your adrenaline pumping for an adventurous ride. 

Book a tour from: Bali Rafting Tours | Gede Bali Adventure | Bali River Rafting


Canyon tubing

Not keen on much of the rowing that comes with whitewater rafting? Go tubing instead, where you’ll get to sit back (for the most part of it) and enjoy the fun drops and beautiful scenery as you cruise through the river. 

Book a tour from: Bali Quad | Bali Surprise | Bali Tubing Tour 


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