White Water Rafting in Ubud

Ubud is one of the best places in Bali to experience the nation’s culture, especially in relation to the arts. This is also the best place to visit if you wish to experience a white-water rafting adventure.

White water rafting on Ayung River| Img by: Sue Waters via FlickrCC BY-SA 2.0

The Ayung River

This is the longest river in the entire nation, with a length spanning just under 70 kilometres from the northern mountain ranges all the way to the Badung Strait at Sanur. This river is also renowned for the white-water adventures that place within it.

Tour Providers

There are many places that offer white-water rafting experiences around Ubud, but one of the most respect entities is Mason Adventures, who provide comprehensive and safe packages. They also offer the longest adventure along the Ayung River. If you’re staying at an Ubud hotel along the likes of Alila Ubud, they would be able to either organise a tour or refer you to a provider.

Key Information

The experience takes place over 12kms and is filled with many twists and turns, and lasts somewhere between three and four hours. Anyone from 5 to 65 years would be able to handle this unforgettable adventure.

Tips

A change of clothing is absolutely essential if you wish to go white-water rafting. You should also not carry any sort of electronic items with you throughout the actual journey. Safety is paramount, so make sure all the necessary gear is in place.

 

 

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White Water Rafting in Bali – Adventures on the Edge

Being a place that offers various holiday experiences, white water rafting in Bali is a must try if you like adventurous sports.

What is White water rafting?

White water rafting is a water sport where you are secured to an inflatable raft and have to go out on a water body. The water is usually rough, and therefore, the name white water.

Best place in Bali

For the ultimate white water rafting tour in Bali; head over to the Ayung River. Many luxury hotels in Seminyak and the surrounding area, like Studios at Alila Seminyak, for instance, will be glad to give you the contact of a good rafting tour company.

The experience

Being an adventure sport, this is not for the faint-hearted. If you are the more daring soul who wants more danger, you can always try the Telaga Waja rafting tour, which is a 14km long ride that will leave you out of breath by the end of it.

Cost

Depending on the length of each white water rafting experience and popularity of the place, the prices vary. The cost per person can range anywhere from $40 to $170, and the fares can be higher during the seasonal months.

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The Escape Room Challenge in Bali – For a Day Well Spent

The Totem Room Escape Challenge in Bali is a true indoors fun that will take you back to your childhood and of books like Secret Seven.

About

This game is a fun experience where you are placed in a room or setting; and given a set of instructions and puzzles, which you have to solve to get out of the room.

Rules

There will be a timer that will show you that are you running out of time, and the whole feeling is very real, so the rush of adrenaline and fear will make you solve the puzzles that much faster. Within the allocated 50 minutes, you have to solve the mystery or “die” inside the room itself.

Location

Within a travelling distance of many a Bali hotel in Seminyak, the likes of Alila Seminyak Bali for instance, the Totem Escape Room is not too far to travel. If you are taking a car, you can park at the Seminyak Square and foot it to the building which is just a few metres away.

When to go

The Escape Room Challenge is open daily, from 10am to 10pm and you can always call up ahead and book your games to make sure you don’t miss out on the experience due to crowds.

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