Bali Island, the perfect holiday destination for all ages offers
something for everyone. Bali offers not just various customs but
also various "adrenalin pump" parks. Many exciting amusements
are available in Bali, with something new opening all the time.
The number of offshore and inland attraction are on the rise because
many tourists want them. This tropical paradise has a unique blend
of modern tourist facilities combined with wonderful shopping
and a rich past and heritage. After white water rafting that has
gained popularity in Bali, comes offshore rafting or ocean rafting.
The more adventurous sort of amusement has now become an alternative
sport for tourists. Meanwhile white water rafting is still a popular
activity with trips on Ayung, Telaga Waja, Unda Rivers, etc. The
tourists can refresh their mind by watching beautiful scenery
along the route. Those are not enough, some of the best surfing
beaches in the world can be found on the western side of the island
whilst conversely the eastern side is a wonderful haven for families,
with beautiful white sand beaches and gentle seas.
Bali is small island, just 140 Km by 80 Km and lies between Java,
the most highly populated and influential of all the islands,
and Lombok, one of the quieter and moderately slower paced islands.
Like many islands, Bali has developed a world of its own. It not
only captures what is special about Indonesia but also has a uniqueness
of its own.
The culture of Bali is unique. People say that the Balinese people
have reached self-content. The Balinese people are proud of having
preserved their unique Hindu culture against the advance of Islam,
the dominant religion throughout Indonesia. This is still reflected
in days to day life and can be seen in the numerous ceremonies,
Balinese festivals and magnificent temples and palaces. The Balinese
are skilled artisans, particularly in woodcarving and in fashioning
objects of tortoiseshell and of gold, silver and other metals.
The Balinese are noted for their traditional dance, the distinctive
music of the gamelan and for their skills in weaving cloth of
gold and silver threads, Songket, as well as for embroidering
silk and cotton clothing. Stone and woodcarvings, traditional
and modern paintings and intricately designed jewelry in gold
and silver are readily available in shops and galleries throughout
As for recreation, there is no shortage of options. Nature walks,
horseback riding, diving, surfing - even bungy jumping and white
water rafting - await the adventurous here.