Nusa Dua Turtle Island and Uluwatu Tours
MHT 5 – Nusa Dua Turtle Island and Uluwatu Tours
Nusa Dua and Turtle Island Tour is a short tour revealing some of the most beautiful beach areas of Bali as well as including a visit to the protected turtle island of Serangan and includes a trip in a glass bottom boats. The entry fees to some of the areas are not included in the price although they are likely to be well under a dollar with the proceeds going towards the causes and the local councils. First of all you will call at the infamous Nusa Beach which is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy the Balinese and Indonesian scenery with the clear blue waters stretching as far as you can see and the reefs providing waves for surfing as well as protection for the lagoons which are perfect for swimming as well as a selection of other sports. With all this and some fabulous facilities you will be able to enjoy the Balinese paradise and everything offered around the Nusa Dua area before moving off to the next location. he tour will continue to the turtle island called Serangan, although this is a separate island there is now a bridge way linking it to the mainland of Bali. Here you will be able to enjoy the full length of the beach which is still lined as all of Bali’s beaches once were, with traditional beach huts looking onto a pleasant lagoon with some surfing opportunities on the outer reefs. As well as this the Serangan Island offers the main conservation project of turtles in Bali. This area is taken seriously and you need to show some form of ID to enter as there have been problems with theft in the past as turtle, although illegal to eat in Indonesia, is still seen as a luxurious delicacy by many. Anyhow you will be able to see the baby turtles and some of the larger turtles and learn about the projects and problems that the dedicated team has faced in their quest to repopulate the Indonesian waters with these incredible animals.
Uluwatu Tour is an exciting and beautiful tour that leads you into one of the most holy areas of Bali and is located at Bali’s most southern point on the west coast. This area is famous in Bali for a number of reasons, firstly it is the location of the Puri Uluwatu water Temple which is one of the most important temples in Bali and is said to keep out the evil spirits that are supposed to dwell on the island of Nusa Lembongan and prevent the gods of the ocean from causing damage to the land or from taking the people of Bali especially fishermen and other workers. Uluwatu is the swell’s first stop after the storms of the Antarctic which generates the swell that Bali is famous for so it is not surprising that this superstitious culture has chosen Uluwatu as the place for this temple where the waves are bigger than anywhere else on the island. This is why many surfers flock to the area and now when you look down the reefs below the incredible white cliffs, you will see some of the best surfers in the world on very impressive waves which make a spectacle for people even with no interest in surfing and the power of large waves.
This is a diverse and short tour that does not include any long driving and is only located about a 45minute drive from Kuta and most of the areas where the resorts are located. The Uluwatu Tour includes a visit to the water temple where monkeys roam that area and there are many things to see and take in including the incredible panorama of the Indian Ocean and the many different important areas and shrines that can be explained by your guide who is incredibly knowledgeable on the temple and its significance to the local people. After this you will witness the unforgettable Balinese Kecak dance that is a spectacular traditional trance dance with a lot of energy designed to excite the gods and with the use of the haunting Gamelan instrument the story of Ramayana Epoch is told. After this the journey begins back to the Kuta area but not without stopping of at the infamous Jimbaran beach at sunset to feast on the incredible seafood dinner on the beach. This fresh seafood is served on the beach by candle light as the sun sets and is an incredible experience. As the sun sets the fishing boats that are out for the next days catch provide a candle lit horizon for the last part of you feed on one of the most beautiful beaches in Bali. From here you will continue the short journey back to your hotel and can continue your night as you wish having already enjoyed the Uluwatu Tour Package. The Uluwatu Tour includes all prices including the seafood barbeque and entrance to the temple and dance.
TOUR CATEGORY & RATE
Rates are per package per person in US $ including tax & service charges
Credit card will be charged once the booking has been CONFIRMED
If you travel in a large group more than 8 persons, please email us.
|Price valid until 31 December 2012
||Weekday||Weekend / Public Holiday|
|Private Tour 2 – 4 persons||USD 49||USD 52|
|Group Tour 4 – 8 persons||USD 47
|Tour Inclusions||A/C Transportation, Mineral Water, BBQ Dinner meals||Admission Fees, Tour Guide|