Sports by regions in Bali

Here is a rundown of the sports on offers in Bali by region.

South Bali:

The beach areas of southern Bali and the Bukit peninsula have extensive infrastructure for surfing. Beginners can take a lesson from a surf school in Kuta / Legian. Experienced surfers can head to the reef breaks on the Bukit.

Horse Riding:
Riding a horse along Seminyak beach at sunset is an activity/sport that is available. Cost is $60 per person for 2 hours.

South Bali has a lovely course at Nusa Dua. The Bali Golf Club is designed by Greg Norman. a 4 hour session is $143 per person. Par 72(36 out, 36in), Yards 6805 (metres 6222 ).

Scuba diving:
Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida are both equipped fro scuba diving. Nusa Lembongan has 1 dive site called Blue Corner, Nusa Penida had a few sites. All the diving is boat / drift diving.

Sea kayaking:
Sea kayaking in Jimbaran Bay is $39.

Udayana Cricket Club will help you combine a holiday and cricket.

Kuta Paradiso Bowling & Billiard has an 18 lane facility.




Aussie Rules:
The Bali Gecko’s Aussie Rules team lpays at the Canggu Club, and practices in Seminyak. Their drinking hole is the Bottle Shop on Jl. Kunti.

Beach soccer:
Every afternoon on Kuta Beach there are pick-up game of beach soccer. Feel free to join in.

Buddha’s Belly on the Sunset Rd. just noth of Simpang Siur roundabout is the best place to play pool in Bali.

West Bali:

Medewi is the best surfing break in west Bali. Balin is another quiet spot that gets surf. Accomodation is available in both place but not too much of anything else.

Scuba diving:
Pemuteran and Nusa Menjangan in NW Bali are 2 decent diving locations. For new comers, you can either book your trip, via a dive operator in Kuta / Legian / Sanur, or hea up there yourself and deal directly with the diving operators. It will be cheaper of course if you go direct.

North Bali:

Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club is lcoated in the Bedugal area, about 1.5-2 hours from Kuta.
Par : 72 (36 out, 36 in)
Yardage : – Champion Ship 6983, – Regular 6371, – Ladies 5698

Central Bali:

Cycling: SOBEK does biking trips from the Batur crater to Ubud, and from Batukaru to Yeh Panas hotsprings. There published rate is Adult ($68 ), Under 12 ($45 ).

SOBEK also does rafting. Their office is located on the main road that goes through Sayan, just west of Ubud. Rafting the Ayung River, 8km from Ubud costs $68, according to the published rates (you can get cheaper by looking around online).

East Bali:

Amed, Tulamben and Amuk Bay (Padangbai etc) are the main dive areas in East Bali.

SOBEK provides a rafting route of the Telaga river for $68 (cheaper prices available by looking online).

Sea Kayaking:
Sea kayaking in Amuk Bay, includes pick and transport from Kuta, plus snorkeling, for $59.

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