Known to many as the luxurious end of Bali, Nusa Dua is the perfect area for couples on their honeymoon and families. With a wide selection of world-class resorts, white sandy beaches, and a luscious forest cover, Nusa Dua is the perfect blend of comfort and culture.

Nusa Dua has been developed exclusively for tourists and is a world away from the rest of Bali. Even so, there are plenty of unique activities you can do that will make getting out of your amazing resort worth it.

1. Witness A Live Action Performance Of A Lifetime At Devdan Show

This 90-minute show will transport guests across Indonesia in a thrilling visual spectacle. With stunning dance choreography and daring aerial acrobatics the Devdan show introduces guests to the Indonesian cultural diversity.

Boasting performers in colorful costumes and giant puppets dancing to contemporary music this show is sure amuse adults and children alike.

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Cost: Approximately Rs.4,100 per person
When To Go: Evening (only available on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 19:30 p.m.)
Address: Bali Nusa Dua Theatre, Komplek BTDC Nusa Dua

2. Parasail Over The Ocean And Get A Bird’s Eye View

Being tethered to a boat over the ocean as you parasail over the ocean sounds like fun, doesn’t it? Bali, with its gorgeous panoramic views of the beach, ocean, and forest, is the perfect location to get adventurous and parasailing is one way to do that. This activity lasts for about 5 minutes but it definitely gets your heart rate thumping.

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Recommended: Bali Parasailing Adventures
Cost: Approximately Rs.1,100 per person
When To Go: Early morning/ Evening
Address: Jl. Pratama, Tanjung Benoa

Tip: Carry your own towels and a change of clothes.

3. Admire The Burst Of Waves At The Water Blow In Nusa Dua

One of the best natural sites in Bali, the water blow refers to a blow hole formed from rocks which cause incoming waves to erupt with a volcano. The eruption of water into the sky is mesmerisingly beautiful. The site is perfect to cool off on a hot day!

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Cost: Free
When To Go: All day!
Address: Southern Peninsula, Nusa Dua

Note: The water surges up to 30-metre high and can get you wet. There have been cases of people being swept away too. So, be careful. There are no lifeguards in the area.

4. Go Golfing

Nothing screams a luxurious getaway than a chance to spend a day at a golf course. If you are a fan of the game then Bali has some spectacular courses that offer amazing facilities and views.

Bali National Golf Club boasts a world-class kitchen. What’s more, it even offers a chance to enjoy wine and canapés daily after a 9-hole course – giving you an opportunity to do what golfing is best known for, networking!

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Recommended: Bali National Golf Club
Cost: Approximately Rs.12,000 for a 18-hole course (equipment charges extra)
When To Go: Evenings
Address: Kawasan Wisata, Nusa Dua

5. Walk Among The Sea Life On The Ocean Bed

Get acquainted with thousands of types of fish in their natural habitat. Sea walking is as easy as breathing and involves a short walk under the guidance of professional divers. Walking on the sea bed and feeding the colorful sea life is an ecstatic experience, suitable for everyone. 

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Recommended: Seawalker Bali at Grand Mirage Resort
Cost: Approximately Rs.5,350 per person (for children between 7-12 years – approximately Rs.4,600)
When To Go: Morning (closes at 2pm; Sunday closed)
Address: Jl. Pratama no. 74, Grand Mirage Resort, Tanjung Benoa

6. Get Acquainted With Balinese And Asian Art

With an elaborate collection from all over Asia and the Pacific regions, Museum Pacifika is a paradise for art enthusiasts. The museum is well laid out and is contains informative bits about all the pieces it displays.

The complex that the museum is built on is extremely green and even has a fountain where guests can relax and cool off.

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Recommended: Museum Pacifika Bali
Address: Complex Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) Area Block P, Kuta Selatan, Benoa
Cost: Rs.500 per person (includes a free drink)
When To Go: Afternoon (closes by 6 p.m.)

7.  Spend Some Time At The Turtle Conservatory

One of the best things to do around Nusa Dua is visiting this Turtle conservatory that is dedicating to taking care of injured turtles and releasing them back into the wild. This island also has a hatchery where baby turtles are born and released into wild once they are deemed old enough.

Serangan Island is an absolute delight for nature enthusiasts! Guests can feed seaweed to the big turtles and if they are careful enough, can even hold one of baby turtles. The island is also home to a variety of birds, snakes and other Balinese wildlife.

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Recommended: Serangan Island
Address: TCEC, Turtle Conservation and Education Center, Ponjok, Serangan
Cost: Free
When To Go: Morning

Note: This is not the same as the “Turtle Island” in Tajung Benoa. Please ask for the “Turtle Park” to visit the Serangan Island.

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8. Soak In History And Culture Of Bali At Pura Geger

Located on a limestone cliff at southern edge of the iconic Geger beach, this historic, sacred site offers panoramic views of the ocean, white sand beaches, and Mount Agung on the horizon. While visiting the temple complex, you can hear the sound of the waves crashing against the cliff, adding to the serene experience.

The temple complex and beach offer plenty of photograph worthy spots, and provides the perfect experience for those looking for a hiking trail at the beach.

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Cost: Approximately Rs.25 per vehicle
When To Go: Early morning

Note: Only worshippers are allowed inside the actual temple. Reaching the temple involves a bit of a hike from the beach.

9.  Get A Glimpse Of Balinese Culture At Garuda Winsu Kensa

Located amidst the greenery on the hills of Ugasan, the Garuda Winsu Kensa is one of Bali’s most iconic sites. It reflects Bali’s cultural and religious attributes with a host of street performances and one of the tallest Vishnu statues in the world.

The park is spread over 250 acres and includes many attributes like a lotus pond, a garden offering panoramic views of Bali, and an amphitheater. The park has daily live dance performances featuring various varieties of the art form.

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Recommended: Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park
Address: Jl. Raya Uluwatu, Ungasan, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten
Cost: Approximately Rs.600 per adult; Rs.500 for children below 12 years of age
When To Go: Evening (closes at 10 p.m.)

10. For The Thrill Seeker In You, Try The Water Sports 

Whether you are feeling adventurous enough to try fly boarding, snorkeling or wakeboarding or simply want to relax on a glass floor boat to observe the aquatic life – Nusa Dua is the best area in Bali to try out water sports.

With professional, dedicated instructors, Bali Jetpacks ensures that no matter what adventure you wish to embark upon you are able to do so in a fun, relaxed and safe environment.

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Recommended: Bali Jetpacks and Water Sports
Address: Jl. Pratama, Nusa Dua
Cost: Approximately Rs.1,800 for a 15 minute jet ski; Approximately Rs.2,000 for a 30 minute snorkelling session (for beginners)
When To Go: Morning/ Afternoon

Tip: It is recommended that you book 24 hours in advance.

11. Take A Day Off And Pamper Yourself At The Spa

A traditional Balinese spa session is an ideal way to spend the day if you are looking to recharge your body and mind on your holiday. The Sekar Jagat Spa has a beautifully soothing ambience.

With an option of an indoor and outdoor treatment room, this spa offers curated packages for your every need.

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Recommended: Boutique Sekar Jagat Spa
Address: Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai No 96 | Mumbul, Nusa Dua
Cost: Approximately Rs.6,000 for a two-hour Balinese massage
When To Go: All day! (closes at 10 p.m.)

Tip: Book online to avail special Internet discounts!

12. Indulge In A Traditional Afternoon High Tea Session

Experience the ultimate centuries old tradition of afternoon tea at St. Regis’s iconic King Cole Bar. Replicating the feel and style of the popular New York St Regis afternoon tea, this is a must do experience for those who enjoy finger foods, smoked meats, scones and of course, tea!

The Bali St Regis is a gorgeous property overlooking the Indian ocean. This afternoon tea gives guests an opportunity to soak in the brilliant ambience unique of this property while listening to the soothing tunes of a live pianist.

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Recommended: St. Regis Bali Resort
Address: Kawasan Pariwisata, Nusa Dua, Lot S6, Benoa, South Kuta, Nusa Dua
Cost: Approximately Rs.1,800 per person
When To Go: Afternoon (starts at 3:30 p.m.)

13. Hunt For Some Treasure By Spending A Day As A Pirate

This open-air café has a tree house, a shipwreck, and plenty of authentic looking pirate ware, making it the ideal spot to spend a few hours with your kids. Even if you are not interested in the food, this café offers activities such as a treasure hunt and ziplining that are sure to keep you and your kids entertained!

The café has live musical performances on some nights that adds to the lively and fun filled atmosphere of the restaurant.

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Recommended: Pirates Bay
Address: The Bay Bali ITDC Area Lot C-0, Nusa Dua
Cost: Approximately Rs 750 per person
When To Go: Evening

14. Relax And Just Lounge At The Nusa Dua Beach

Known amongst locals as the Pantai Mengiat, the Nusa Dua beach is stunning with its crystal clear turquoise waters and white sands. Swimming in the cool water is one of the best ways to relax on your holiday.

Whatever type of beach activity you enjoy, the Nusa Dua beach is perfect to lay around the sand and read a book or snorkel in the ocean to acquaint yourself with the colorful sea life!

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Recommended: Nusa Dua beach
Address: Nusa Dua beach, Benoa
Cost: Free of cost
When To Go: Morning/ Evening

15. Enjoy A Camel Ride On The Beach

A camel ride is usually expected in the desert, and that is what makes a camel tour on a beach truly exotic!

This is a unique way of experiencing the beach and ocean waves – and the pictures are truly stunning. Camels have a gentle gait that  is suitable to all ages.

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Recommended: Bali Camel Safari
Address: Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Hilton Bali Resort, Nusa Dua
Cost: Approximately Rs.2,000 for 30 minutes
When To Go: Morning (starts at 9 a.m.)

Nusa Dua is the ideal spot for those looking for some quiet rest and relaxation. You are certain to come back refreshed and ready to take on the world!

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