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From Bali: Swim with Manta Rays in Nusa Penida

1. From Bali: Swim with Manta Rays in Nusa Penida

Head for the island of Nusa Penida and embark on a snorkeling adventure. Take advantage of 3 different stops to swim with Manta Rays, enjoy lunch on the beach, then spend the afternoon exploring the mangrove forest. Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in selected areas of Bali, and then journey to Nusa Penida, located 20 kilometers off the southeast coast. The largest of Bali's 3 sister islands (Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Penida, and Nusa Ceningan), Nusa Penida is much less developed and remains home to abundant and pristine nature. Marvel at the dramatic landscape and steep cliffs along the coast as you make your way to some of the island's best snorkel sites. Upon arrival at the protected bay of Manta Bay, discover an ocean rich with plankton that attracts beautiful reef manta rays that can sometimes measure up to an impressive 4 or 5 meters in wing span. Go to 3 of the best snorkel sites on the island, including popular spots (depending on conditions) such as Crystal Bay, Toyapakeh, and Gamat Bay. As the strong swells of the Indian Ocean can impact conditions, the situation will be carefully monitored to take you to where it is safe to swim with the rays less than 1.5 meters from the surface of the sea. If conditions are not suitable, your snorkeling itinerary will be adjusted accordingly, as your safety is always the number one priority. Following your magical snorkeling adventure, break for a delicious beachside lunch at Paradise Beach on Nusa Lembongan. The lunch is served as an Indonesian food buffet. Then, get the chance to explore the mangrove forest in the afternoon by kayak, stand-up paddle board, or private gondola.  

Bali: Best of Nusa Penida Full-Day Tour by Fast Boat

2. Bali: Best of Nusa Penida Full-Day Tour by Fast Boat

Climb aboard a fast boat at Sanur Beach and cross the brilliant blue sea to Toyapakeh on the small island of Nusa Penida. Meet your local host on arrival and begin your day trip by air-conditioned van. See pristine white sand beaches, dramatic cliffs, and lush vegetation along the way. Visit the famous Kelingking Beach for the chance to take photos of the most beautiful spot on the island. Marvel at the cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean, and then continue to Pasih Uug (Broken Beach) and the natural pool of Angel's Billabong. Experience the peace and quiet of one of the less-visited spots on Nusa Penida before going to the popular beach at Crystal Bay, known for its great diving and snorkeling opportunities. Note, however, that snorkeling and diving are not part of this tour. Upgrade your tour to include drone footage of your experience. Get joined by a professional drone pilot on the day, then receive 3-4 minutes of high-quality and edited footage to your email after the tour. The video will summarize scenic aerial and ground footage of your experience along the tour.

Bali: Nusa Penida East Tour With Snorkeling

3. Bali: Nusa Penida East Tour With Snorkeling

Following pick-up at your hotel lobby or accommodation in the morning at 6:00 a.m (depending on the location of your accommodation), then take you to the port of Sanur. At 8.00am you will depart to Nusa Penida by fast boat, takes 50 minutes to reach Nusa Penida Port. itinerary: 1. First you will do 4 spot snorkeling around Nusa Penida if the weather is good the snorkel spot will be : -Manta bay -Gamat bay -Wall Point -GT Point if bad weather the snorkel spot will be changed to: -Tanjung point -GT point -SD point -Wall point 2. After snorkeling, you will lunch at a local restaurant (not included / Personal Expense). 3. Continue visit Diamond Beach, is a stunning hidden beach located at the bottom of a sheer cliff on the eastern tip of the island of Nusa Penida. Unfortunately, Diamond Beach is not made for swimming. Every wave contains a lot of coral and rocks which makes it quite painful. 4. Next stop will be Tree House View Point, a famous photo spot on east nusa penida located within the Thousand Island viewpoint. This mountain that juts out into the water is called Thousand Islands Viewpoints as you get spectacular views of the coastline in either direction, as well as Batupadasan and Batuabah islands. 5. Last destination is Atuh Beach. is a hidden beach located in the east side of nusa penida island, among two cliffs exactly. Atuh beach has incredible view from the spot on top of the hill, the islands, blue sea, and the green hills. 6. At the end of the day we will escorth the guests back to the hotel.

From Bali: Snorkeling Day Trip to Nusa Lembongan

4. From Bali: Snorkeling Day Trip to Nusa Lembongan

Snorkel through the colorful underwater worlds of the islands of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida on this guided tour from selected locations in Bali. Use high-quality gear to search for marine life and kayak through mangroves. Enjoy a delicious beachside lunch buffet.  Following pickup 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 the necessary equipment. 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, parrotfish, 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 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. Feast on a delicious beachside lunch and take a mangrove tour by kayak to experience the scenery from a different perspective.

East Bali: Snorkeling, Canyoning, and Waterfall Day Trip

5. 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: Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan Island Tour

6. From Bali: Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan Island Tour

The day begins with pickup from your accommodation and transfers to the boat for the 45-minutes journey to Nusa Penida. Arrive at the island and visit the famous Kelingking Beach. Take photos of the most beautiful spot on the island and marvel at the cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean. Continue to Pasih Uug (Broken Beach) and the natural pool of Angel's Billabong. Island hop to Nusa Lembongan and travel across the Yellow Bridge. Head towards Dream Beach which boasts a sprawling white sandy shoreline. Visit Devil’s Tear at high tide en enjoy this impressive natural landscape. Then visit Panorama Point overlooking Jungutbatu Village and take in incredible views of Mount Agung. Head back to Bali from Nusa Lembongan with boat transfer 30-minutes and drop-off at your hotel.

Bali Full-Day Private Customized Tour

7. Bali Full-Day Private Customized Tour

Explore Bali according to your own interests on a full-day customized tour. Rent a driver and new model vehicle (up to 4 passengers) for 10 to 11 hours, and discover Bali's beautiful sites in a day. From the Monkey Forest to beautiful temples, the surf beaches of Kuta and the crafts of Ubud, Bali has it all. An airport pick-up is provided if needed, or you can benefit from pick-up in Seminyak, Legian, Kuta, Nusa Dua, Jimbaran, Sanur, Ubud, Candidasa or Denpasar. The supplier will create a package to save you time and money. Their friendly team will customize your trip and ensure your safety and satisfaction at all times. Make your vacation a memorable one at a reasonable price.

Bali: DPS Airport to/from Sanur Private Transfer

8. Bali: DPS Airport to/from Sanur Private Transfer

Enjoy a safe and reliable private transfer between DPS Airport and your accommodation in Sanur. Whether you're traveling in a large or small group, choose the service that works for you. Save yourself having to carry heavy bags and navigating the public transportation system and take comfort knowing that all vehicles are regularly maintained to high-quality standards. Be greeted by your driver who'll be waiting for you at the arrivals hall, or agreed meeting point, with a sign displaying your name. Your driver will also track your flight, so you won't have to worry about flight delays, and the local partner has a customer service line that operates 24/7.

Bali: 2-Day PADI Advanced Open Water Course

9. Bali: 2-Day PADI Advanced Open Water Course

On the first day, start the course by filling out the necessary registration forms and paperwork for the course at the diving center. Be sure to bring your PADI Open Water Certification with you to participate in this course. Begin preparing the equipment and loading the vehicles. Then, travel to Padang Bai Blue Lagoon for 3 incredible ocean dives. Follow the instruction of your experienced guide who will help you take your diving skills to the next level. Re-energize yourself with lunch and light refreshments included back at the dive center.  On day two, head out to Tulamben to explore the spectacular shipwreck of the USAT Liberty. Enjoy 2 ocean dives at this site. By the end of the course, you will have completed the following dives for your PADI Certification: Deep Dive (mandatory), Underwater Navigation (mandatory), Boat Dive, Peak Performance Buoyancy (PPB), Underwater Naturalist, Search & Recovery, and Wreck Diving.

Kintamani: Sunrise Yoga, Meditation, Earth & Water Rituals

10. Kintamani: Sunrise Yoga, Meditation, Earth & Water Rituals

Experience the magic of Bali with a morning spiritual experience. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from accommodations in Ubud, Kintamani, Kuta, Seminyak, Canggu, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua, Candi Dasa, Kerobokan, or Sanur. Drive to Kintamani near Mount Batur.  The elements of earth, wind, fire, air, and spirit come together in this area, creating an aura of healing. Meet your guide, an experienced Balinese priestess. Take a nourishing walk through the stunning woodlands near Mt. Abang which surround a volcanic crater basin. Reconnect with your inner peace during yoga and meditation. Take a part in an earth ritual in which you will give back to mother nature and create a compassionate relationship with the environment. Afterward, enjoy a healthy breakfast as you take in a gorgeous view of Mount Batur. End your journey with a water cleansing ceremony at one of Tampaksiring’s ancient temples. This cleansing ritual is performed in order to purify your body mind and soul. Connect with your emotions and intuition through the element of water. Gain a deeper understanding of Bali and yourself.

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What people are saying about Sanur

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 2,257 reviews

Snorkelling was excellent. With all the moving parts such as hotel pickup, multiple boat transfers, buggy tranfers, multiple snorkelling sites, buffet lunch and kyayking. These guys absolutely nailed it. Family of 7 and 10 year old girls had a great time on this trip. Well done Kunut, Dewa and all the team.

Friendly, proffesional, english speaking guides. Excellent equipment. Yummy lunch. Cold Bintang Crystal.clear waters and visibility Abundance and diverse range of coral and marine life Mantas ✅️ sea Turtles ✅️ 2 day trip for me next time

Great guide who spoke excellent english. Very Knowledgeable and prepared to go to any length for your presonal preferences.

It was really good. The guide Putu was excellent. I highly recommend him on any tour

Everything was great except the lunch. Poor service and food. Tourist trap.