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May 2018

There is no other island that lives up to the tropical island vibes like Bali does. With forested volcanic mountains, rice paddies, azure sunrises and crystal blue beaches, Bali is indeed ideal for the chill life. However, if you’re an adventure seeker, there is an exciting side to Bali that could also leave you spellbound and itching for more. 

Here are 7 extreme adventures crammed into 3 days that will leave your heart pounding out of your chest and leaving you reeling in Bali as the dream island to visit for any adrenaline junkie. 



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1. Quad Bike through Denpasar

Photo Credits: Bali Tour

Drive through jungle terrain, indigenous Indonesian villages and pass rice fields on a quad bike! These monsters are easy to operate, and will be able to combat any kind of terrain. You can choose to ride your own bike, or be a passenger with someone else from your group, or one of the seasoned guides. For a fully immersive experience, groups will be split according to your driving skills to maximise your time and quad biking adventure in Denpasar. 

Address: Pick up from anywhere in Nusa Dua, Kuta, Seminyak, Legian, Sanur, Jimbaran, Ubud

Opening Hours:
8am daily

- S$80/per person (ATV Single Bike)
- S$155 for 2 Person (ATV Tandem Bike)

2. Canyoning in Kalimudah and Kali Kecil Canyon

Photo Credits: Adventure & Spirit

Discover a whole new world of adventure within the Kalimudah and Kali Kecil Canyon! This action-packed activity will take up a full day, but is definitely worth your time. The route is especially popular for its beautiful gorges and waterfalls. On top of the scenic views, you will get to jump off cliffs, swim and rappel down high rocks. It may look easy from photos, but this adventure will be a true test of your physical endurance and strength. 

The best part? This action-packed tour is suitable for all skill levels, including children and first timers. To avoid disappointment, ensure that you check the weather forecast before pre-booking a trip to the canyons. Trips do get cancelled if weather conditions are too harsh. 

Address: Pick up from anywhere in Nusa Dua, Kuta, Seminyak, Legian, Sanur, Jimbaran, Ubud

Opening Hours:
You will be picked up from your hotels (anywhere in Bali) between 6 to 7am, and be directly transported to the canyons

- S$145 and above

1 Day

3. Flyboarding at Nusa Dua

Photo Credits: TripCanvas Indonesia

Dreamed of being Iron Man? Now’s your chance with flyboarding at Nusa Dua. Get propelled into the air with by the strong force of power jets and seawater. It may look pretty easy, but maintaining your balance while in the air is no small feat. If you’ve had prior experience with flyboarding, you can even try diving into the water like a dolphin and resurfacing again like a true superhero.  

Address: Tanjung Nusa Dua, Jl. Pratama, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80361, Indonesia

Opening Hours:
9.00am to 5.00pm daily


15 Minutes

4. Be an acrobat at Bali’s Treetop Adventure Park

Photo Credits: Bali by Hotels.com

One of the top attractions in Bali, the Treetop Adventure Park is a dream for those without a fear of heights. Venture from tree to tree and enjoy a bird’s eye view of Bali’s lush botanic gardens and scenery. With a whopping 72 challenges in its 7 Adventure Circuits, it is bound to be fun yet challenging for all ages and skill levels. 

Address: Candikuning, Baturiti, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82191, Indonesia

Opening Hours:
9.30am to 6.00pm daily

S$30/Person and onwards

2.5 Hours

5. Cave Diving at Shark Cave, Gili Biaha, Padang Bai

Photo Credits: Geko Dive Bali

For the animal lovers, a trip to the Shark Cave will make Bali one of the most memorable travel experiences you’ve tried. Dive into the underwater cave with sharks, lobsters, butterfly fish, turtles, moray eels, octopus… the list continues! For better visibility of the sharks and corals, the prime times to visit are from June to October. 

Address: Jalan Silayukti, Padangbai 25124, Indonesia

Opening Hours:
8.15am - 4.00pm daily

S$65/Person and onwards

2 Hours

6. Kitesurfing in Sanur Beach

Photo Credits: Fabulous Ubud

Have you ever tried kitesurfing? If you haven’t, it’s high time to try this on your next trip to Bali as Sanur Beach is the island’s top surfing destination! Widely known for its big waves, many adventure seekers flock to Sanur to challenge their physical and mental strength. Rookies can opt for the beginner kiteboarder program to ensure your safety while trying your hand at the sport. 

Address: Sanur Beach

Opening Hours:
Dependent on specific shops

S$96/Person and onwards

2 Hours

7. Rafting at Telaga Waja

Photo Credits: Mr Bali Tour

Drift through the fast moving currents at Telaga Waja River! For about 13km, you will get to race through the course, and plunge down rapids a whopping 5 meters high. The Telaga Waja River will prove to be a challenge even for the fit, as you and your friends will be paddling while avoiding the many rocks and branches blocking your way. It will be a tiring and challenging ride, but the breathtaking scenery will make it all worth the effort. 

Address: Monkey Forest Street No 99x, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. 80571

Opening Hours:
7.30am - 4.00pm daily

S$40/Person and onwards

Bali isn’t just about the #laidback lifestyle. In fact, this tropical paradise is just as much a dream for the beach bums, as for the adrenaline junkies. Enjoy the best of both worlds with days of mad-capped adventure, before winding down to exotic sunset and beachside views. With a taste of adventure in Bali, and you’ll be guaranteed an even more fulfilling stay in this beautiful island.