Bali’s Best White Water Rafting

For fans of rafting, Indonesia is a paradise. The best place for rafting will challenge your guts. These places keep their own uniqueness; there are dense forests to challenging rapids.

Swift currents of the river, a large number of river rocks, rapids charming, as well as natural green landscape, will be able to find during a rafting trip. White-water rafting is more than just a sport. In addition to adrenaline, rafting is a great stress reliever. Here are 3 best rivers for white-water rafting in Bali:

1. Ayung River


Bali is not only Kuta, Sanur, or Nusa Dua, but the Ayung River has been a favorite destination. Many domestic or foreign travelers visited and challenging adrenaline in this place. Ayung River Rafting is located in the village of Payangan Ubud, Bali.

Rafting on the Ayung River begins in Payangan and ends in the village of Kedewatan. Rafting path length is 12 kilometers and takes about 2 hours. Along the way, the swift currents and large river rocks will challenge you!

Interestingly, at some certain points you can see the cliff carvings are beautiful and great works of Ubud artists.

Where to go: Bali Adventure Rafting,  Jalan Gunung Agung No.4 Klungkung, Bali 80716 | +62 812 3615 8243

2. Telaga Waja River

Although Ayung River is the most famous rafting place in Bali, but Telaga Waja River remains the best rafting ever in Bali. This river has a difficulty level 3 – 4 but still safe for the beginners. The rapids are very challenging and of course will boost your adrenaline racing. Telaga Waja river is located in Muncan village, Karangasem district, which neighbors to Klungkung district. This area can reached within approximately 1,5 hours from Denpasar, Kuta, Seminyak and other areas in the Southern Bali.

Telaga Waja River is the best rafting point in Bali because the river flows along the expanse of green fields, valleys, hills, cliffs and waterfall of course.

The length of the rafting track in Telaga Waja is about 13km and can be reached about 2 hours. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery along the river with the rapids very challenging even at the finish point we will encounter rapids as high as 5 meters. Despite having rapids level 3-4 this river remains safe for beginner as long as participants comply with all instructions of the guides.

Where to go: Bali Sobek | Komplek Ruko Jl. By pass Ngurah Rai No.257 Suwung Kangin, Denpasar Selatan, Bali 80223 | +62 361 729 016

3. Melangit River


Melangit river is one of the beautiful river used for rafting in bali, precisely located in Klungkung area around 1:45 minutes from Kuta. This river is suitable for you who want to do rafting in the middle level, with a route of about 8 km.

You need take about 2 hours to complete the trips; along the river you will find many rapids that will stimulate your adrenaline and views of an unspoiled tropical forest, wild animals on the trees and beautiful natural stone structure in most of the river wall.

Where to go: Bali Golden Tour | Jalan Cekomaria Gang Taman IV No.1 Denpasar, Bali | +62 851 0096 6391


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