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Free Entrance to Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest

The management of the Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest located in Kukuh Village, Marga, Tabanan in West Bali is, for a limited time, allowing locals and domestic tourists to visit the tourist site free-of-charge. The manager of Alas Kedaton, I Gusti Ngurah Harta Wijaya, said on Saturday, 15 August 2020, that free entrance was limited to […]

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Garuda plans to open direct flights to Bali from US, France, India to boost tourism

National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia plans to open direct flights to Denpasar, Bali, from the United States, France and India in an attempt to boost the country’s tourism that has been battered by the pandemic. The direct flights will connect Bali with American cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco and Indian cities like Mumbai and […]

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Bali to welcome international tourists on Sept 11

DENPASAR (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Bali is prepared to welcome back foreign visitors on Sept 11 after months of a travel ban imposed amid the coronavirus outbreak, which severely impacted its tourism industry. Bali Governor Wayan Koster said activities on the popular resort island will resume but gradually and in three steps to comply with “new normal” […]

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Big Savings on Air Asia for Those Prepared to Purchase Tickets Now!

(News from Bali Discovery) AirAsia has announced its “BIG Sale” offering 600 free seats and highly discounted seats to members of the general public wanting to travel to domestic destinations in Indonesia and overseas ports-of-call served by AirAsia.  Quoted by NusaBali, the CEO of AirAsia Indonesia, Veranita Yosephine, said on Saturday, March 7, 2020, “We have taken several strategic steps to meet the […]

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Roll-On and Roll-Off with a Ticket Bought Online

(News from Bali Discovery) Beginning in March 2020, the PT ASDP – Indonesia’s State-owned Ferry and Ferry Port Operator will provide an online ticket reservation systems on its Ketapang-Gilamanuk service connecting East Java and West Bali. NusaBali reports that the new online ticket service is gradually being introduced with PT ASDP, hoping those traveling between the two ports […]

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About Bali

Bali is an island province located in the state of Indonesia. Bali is also internationally known as a tourist island is often visited by tourists from abroad especially for the people of Japan, people Australia, the American people. Also Bali is also known as gods by the inhabitants of the island of Indonesia. Bali’s population […]

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Booking Bali Hai Cruises Ramai at Christmas 2009 and New Year 2010

As reported previously, booking for a cruise tour package with Quicksilver Cruises Bali to Nusa Penida is very busy for the month of December until early January. And what about a cruise to Nusa Lembongan? Reservations are accepted from our team, booking with Bali Hai Cruises has also increased sharply. Travelers who do not get […]

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Consulates in Bali

FULL CONSULATES Consulate General of Australia Jl. M. Yamin 4, Renon Denpasar – Bali 80226 Indonesia TEL: +62-361-235092; FAX: +62-361-231990; Email: ausconbali@denpasar.wasantara.net.id Consulate of Japan Jl. Raya Puputan 170, Renon Denpasar – Bali 80235 Indonesia TEL: +62-361-227628; FAX: +62-361-265066; Email: konjpdps@indo.net.id HONORARY AND VICE CONSULATES AND CONSULAR AGENCIES Austria — See Switzerland Honorary Consulate of […]

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Government Tourism Offices

The following government tourism offices can provide assistance and information in their respective areas: BALI (PROVINCIAL) TOURISM AUTHORITY Jl. S. Parman, Renon Denpasar – Bali 80235 Indonesia TEL: +62-361-226313; FAX: +62-361-222387; Email: promotion@balitourismauthority.net BADUNG REGENCY TOURISM OFFICE Jl. Raya Kuta 2 Denpasar – Bali Indonesia TEL: +62-361-756175; FAX: +62-361-756176; Email: diparda@badung.co.id BANGLI REGENCY TOURISM OFFICE […]

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Immigration and Visas

PASSPORTS AND OTHER DOCUMENTATION Your passport must be valid for at least six months from your date of arrival or you may be denied admission.  If arriving on a tourist visa, you must also show proof of onward journey in the form of a return or through ticket. VISAS Non-extendable visa-free entry to Indonesia for 30 days is available […]

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Maps

  Bali 169 kb Denpasar 211 kb Tabanan 110 kb Lovina 72 kb Ubud 86 kb Sanur 96 kb Nusa Dua 63 kb Kuta 89 kb

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Miscellaneous Tips

CURRENCY AND BANKING The local currency is the Indonesian rupiah (‘Rp’ or ‘IDR’). There are Rp100, Rp500, and Rp1,000 coins and Rp1,000, Rp5,000, Rp10,000, Rp20,000, Rp50,000, and Rp100,000 paper notes.  Compare the exchange rates on offer before changing money at money changers or banks.  Although banks may offer an added measure of professionalism and security, it’s not uncommon for […]

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Bali Crisis and Information Center

As we all are aware of the unprecedented disaster in South Asia and particularly in Aceh, Nias and its surrounding, we are pleased to inform you that on December 27, 2004 Bali Tourism Community comprising of all Tourism Associations, stakeholders and Bali Government Tourism Dept. in an emergency meeting resolved to form a BALI CRISIS […]

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Bali: An Overview

Bali is an island of incredible mystery, beauty, enchantment, culture, hospitality, variety, and serenity; who wouldn’t fall under its irresistible spell? Bali’s spectacular beaches, volcanoes, lakes, temples, and terraced rice fields — combined with its deeply artistic roots and its legendary hospitality — have made it one of the most visited places on earth. The religion and culture of Bali […]

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Geography

Located 8 degrees south of the equator in the midst of the 8,000 islands of the Indonesian archipelago, Bali measures approximately 140 km by 80 km and has an area of 5,620 square kilometers. Immediately east of Java, Bali is the first of the Sunda Islands. Its mountain range consists mostly of dormant and active […]

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Balinese Life

The strong cultural identity of Bali is based on a combination of closely related elements that include its unique religion, its language, its castes, its community life, and its art. Although the official language is Indonesian, Balinese remains the everyday language of the people of the island. The ancient caste system — still alive but no longer of any official […]

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Welcome to Bali

Bali Tourism Board

Welcome to the the Bali Tourism Board, the voice of Bali's tourism industry! As one of the prime tourist destinations of the world, the extraordinarily unique island of Bali virtually ensures a great holiday for backpackers and VIPs alike! From hostels to award-winning world-class resorts, Bali has it all! Come and experience Bali's one-of-a-kind culture and the natural hospitality of her people.

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