Bali Water Sports
Take advantage of the tropical climate and warm waters of the Indian Ocean, with a fun packed day of water sports Bali. Choose a single activity or a combination package and make the most of your time in the sun! Jet skiing, parasailing, banana boat rides…they’re all part of your Bali experience. Our rates include transfers from your hotel or villa, so having fun has never been easier!
The place to head for these water sports in Bali is Nusa Dua or Benoa- you’ll hear people refer to both places but they are all in the same area. Sparkling white sands with crystal blue waters provide the perfect setting for your day, or half day, or water-based adventures!
The normally calm waters just off the beach make jet skiing a thrilling activity to take part in Jet skis are the water based equivalent of a motorbike; fast and agile you speed across the water with a sense of freedom like no other. This does mean though, that if it’s your first time, you’ll need a little instruction before hitting the water. But don’t worry, it’s all pretty straightforward and you’ll be on your way in no time.
Of course experienced jet skiers and enthusiasts can jump right in if they’re comfortable enough. However, should you require a quick refresher course, there are well-trained guides available to walk you through the basics. Absolute beginners can opt to ride with a guide if they prefer or it’s deemed necessary. All riders are chaperoned in the afternoons due to increased traffic on the waters off of Nusa Dua, which are very popular with jet skiers.
Safety is of paramount importance, which is why the Jet Ski rental fee will cover the cost of hiring safety equipment such as life jackets and having a guide ride with you at no extra charge. Trained teenagers and adults can ride alone when there’s less traffic, but all children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by a guide at all times.
These 15-minute Jet Ski rides are a great way to spend a warm afternoon with family and friends at the beach. Thanks to its family-friendly nature, every member of your family can take part in it to make the experience even more memorable.
Also popular on the Tanjug Benoa Beach is the exhilarating sport of banana boating. This exciting activity will take your breath away and give you a chance to enjoy Bali’s most tranquil waters in the best way possible.
Banana boat rides involve a sturdy rubber boat shaped like a banana, a powerful cord, and a speedboat manned by two trained and experienced guides. The banana boat itself can accommodate up to four passengers and a trained guide. After everyone has mounted the banana boat, the guide-driven speedboat then tugs it along the coastline to provide a thrilling 15-minute ride around the island. The waters off the Tanjug Benoa Beach are usually quite calm, and this will give you a chance to truly enjoy the scenic beauty of the island and the surrounding Indian Ocean. But don’t expect it to be too serene a ride; the speed boats have some power and you’ll be travelling at speed!
As you would expect, safety is also taken very seriously here. Life jackets are provided to all passengers of the banana boat and a professional guide is assigned to every boat. The speedboat, which is capable of hitting very high speeds, is carefully manned by two other professionals to ensure that you get the right mix of adventure and safety.
At the end of every banana boat ride, there is an exciting twist that takes many travelers by surprise. Although you can request to skip this part of the ride, it is highly recommended that you go for it, especially if you’re one for surprises.
For peace of mind, the rental fee is also inclusive of insurance coverage for any accidents that might occur. Last but certainly not least, interested travelers can try their hands at parasailing. Towed behind a boat, you’ll be flying above the waters, getting a unique birds-eye’s perspective on your stunning surroundings. Parasailing can be done as an individual or tandem with a partner.
In single person parasailing, the beach serves as both the takeoff point and the landing point. Before the ride, professional guides ensure that all the tethers and buckles are properly fastened and that all safety equipment is installed. New participants will also be instructed on how to take off, the positions they should assume during the flight, and how to position their bodies for landing.
Once all the safety checks are completed, a speedboat is used to accomplish the activity. For tandem parasailing partners, this speedboat will also serve as the take-off and landing zone. Proper safety checks and precautions are observed here by trained guides before the reigns are handed over to the professionals manning the speedboat. Children under the age of 10 will need to be accompanied by a guide, who will be provided at no extra charge.
Nusa Dua is one of the places to be in Bali if you’re an avid water sports enthusiast. Bali’s scenic views are enough to attract any tourist, but the sheer number of fun activities there are to do on the Indian Ocean Island make it a must-visit destination for anyone who wants to enjoy their epic water sports. With a wide range of water sports at your disposal, it’s the ideal vacation spot for people with an active lifestyle.