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There are so many things to see and do in Bali, with many natural and man-made tourist attractions to keep you entertained throughout your stay.

From beautiful volcanoes to waterparks, temples and beaches, you’ll never ponder what to do while in Bali.

Top 10 Best Things to See, What to do & Tourist Attractions in Bali


To learn more about the culture of Bali, head to the many temples dotted all over the island. Uluwatu Temple is an iconic temple in Bali; instantly recognisable as it sits atop a 70 metre high cliff and looks out over the sea. Apart from being a place of worship, Uluwatu Temple is also known as the venue of the famous kecak performance. Tanah Lot Temple is a unique temple that is perched on a rocky outcrop over the sea – located near North Kuta and one of the most visited tourist attractions in Bali.

To see some of the beautiful natural attractions, head to the many waterfalls and rice terraces. Gitgit Waterfall, conveniently located in the North of Bali, is one of the most beautiful natural attractions on the island. Afterwards, head to the famous Tegalalang Rice Terrace; located 20 minutes north of Ubud and one of the must-visit places in Bali. The terrace is set on a picturesque location by the cliff, providing sweeping panoramic views of the lush landscape.

For those looking for an outdoor adventure, go trekking up Mount Batur or Mount Agung. For early risers, check out the Mount Batur volcano sunrise tour. Here, you’ll hike up the volcano and reach the top just in time for sunrise where you will get to relax and enjoy a hot breakfast as you take in the beautiful scenery.

If you’re looking for a great family things to do in Bali, look no further than Waterbom Park; a tropical island water park located in the heart of Kuta. Waterbom Park has activities and things to do to suit everyone with thrilling rides, relaxing sunbeds, lazy rivers and dining options. Bring the whole family and have a fun day out!

There are also plenty of museums, zoo, safari tours, animal sanctuaries and cultural events in Bali. So click the links below to explore the full range of attractions located in Bali.

Monkey Forest

Monkey Forest

Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar
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The Monkey Forest is a natural reserve and Hindu temple which is home to a large population of macaques monkeys. Popular with tourists, this is one of the most famous attractions in Ubud. The preservation of the reserve...

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Uluwatu Temple

Uluwatu Temple

Pecatu, South Kuta

Uluwatu Temple is an iconic temple in Bali, instantly recognisable as it sits atop a 70-metre high cliff and looks out over the sea. Apart from being a place of worship, Uluwatu Temple is also known as the venue of the...

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Waterbom Park

Waterbom Park

Tuban, Kuta
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If you are looking for a fun day in the sun during your holiday in Bali, then look no further than Waterbom Park; a tropical island water park located in the heart of Kuta. Waterbom Park has activities and attractions...

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Pura Besakih

Pura Besakih

Besakih, Rendang

Pura Besakih is Bali’s most popular temple and arguably the holiest location in Bali. It is referred to as the Besakih ‘Mother Temple’ and comprises of 86 temples throughout the grounds. The temple is...

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Tanah Lot Temple

Tanah Lot Temple

Beraban, Kediri

Tanah Lot Temple is a unique temple that is perched on a rocky outcrop over the sea. Located on the eastern coast of the island, north of Kuta and Seminyak, this temple is one of the most visited tourist attractions in...

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Tegalalang Rice Terrace

Tegalalang Rice Terrace

Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar

The famous Tegallalang Rice Terrace is located 20 minutes north of Ubud and is one of the must-visit places for those looking to holiday in Bali. The terrace is set on a picturesque location by the cliff, providing...

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Gunung Kawi

Gunung Kawi

Tampaksiring, Gianyar

Gunung Kawi is an ancient temple nestled in the lush landscape of Tampaksiring in Ubud, is one of Bali’s most prominent landmarks and tourist attractions. The unique feature of this temple is that it is made up of...

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Kuta Beach

Kuta Beach

Kuta, Kabupaten Badung

Kuta Beach is Bali’s most popular beach and is located on the western coast of Bali. Its proximity to Ngurah Rai Airport also makes it a favourite for many as does the restaurants, hotels, bars and nightlife...

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Mount Batur

Mount Batur

South Batur, Kintamani
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Mount Batur is a prominent mountain in Bali, revered by the locals because it is believed to be sacred. The mountain is located in Batur Village, Kintamani. With its highest point at 1717 meters above sea level, the...

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Bali Memorial

Bali Memorial

Kuta, Kabupaten Badung

Bali Memorial is a place of remembrance for the 202 people that were murdered by the terrorist bombings on the 12th of October 2002. Also known as the Ground Zero Monument, the memorial is located in Jl Legian, Kuta...

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Nusa Dua Beach

Nusa Dua Beach

Benoa, South Kuta

Nusa Dua Beach is an exciting destination for tourists who would like the beach experience on Bali which is fondly referred to as the ‘island of the gods’. The golden sands on the beach glow in the afternoon...

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Padang Padang Beach

Padang Padang Beach

Pecatu, South Kuta

Padang Padang Beach is popular with surfers worldwide, thanks to its mighty waves and majestic swells. The natural scenery is also quite an attraction. Padang Padang Beach is located on the south-western tip of the...

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Hard Rock Hotel

Hard Rock Hotel


Banjar Pande Mas, Kuta

MassageFor a great holiday experience, come and stay at the Hard Rock Hotel in Kuta, East Asia’s first Hard Rock Hotel. The hotel is strategically located in the heart of all the action in Kuta and lies on 3...

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Hanging Gardens Ubud

Hanging Gardens Ubud


Banjar Susut, Desa Buahan

Hanging Gardens Ubud comprise villas that offer luxury accommodation for visitors who want a 5-star holiday experience during their stay in Bali. Hanging Gardens is conveniently located in Desa Buahan, Ubud. The...

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Pantai Pandawa

Pantai Pandawa

Nusa Dua, Kutuh

Pandawa Beach is one of Bali’s hidden gems. This secluded destination is a must-visit for anyone who wants to experience the island’s tranquillity. Pandawa Beach is located at the very southern tip of the...

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White Sand Beach

White Sand Beach

Padangbai, Karangasem

White Sand Beach is ideal for your Bali vacation if you are looking for a hidden getaway with lots of water activities. White Sand Beach is located on the mid-eastern side of the island, near Padangbai Harbour. White...

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Balangan Beach

Balangan Beach

Jimbaran, South Kuta

Balangan Beach is one of the most exciting beach destinations in Bali and is located on the Bukit Peninsula, south of Kuta. The beach is popular for its surf hot spots and many surfers from all over the world come to...

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Jimbaran Bay

Jimbaran Bay

Jimbaran, South Kuta

Jimbaran Bay is a favourite destination popular with luxury travellers, thanks to its high-end facilities and its proximity to the main airport. Located south of Kuta, the tremendous growth that this location has shown...

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Sanur Beach

Sanur Beach

Sanur, South Denpasar

Sanur Beach has been attracting foreign tourists to its shores for years due to its convenient location near Denpasar, and is located on the southern east coast of the island. One of the advantages of touring this beach...

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Tegenungan Waterfall

Tegenungan Waterfall

Kemenuh, Sukawati

Tegenungan Waterfall is a popular tourist attraction located near Ubud in the centre of Bali Island. Away from the pristine beaches and surfing hotspots, Bali has some of the most splendid waterfalls. As they are...

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Seminyak Beach

Seminyak Beach

Seminyak, Kuta

Seminyak Beach is located right in the heart of all the action in Seminyak, on the south-western side of Bali. The beach is home to high-end beach resorts and some of the most luxurious villas across Bali Island...

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Balian Beach

Balian Beach

Lalanglinggah, West Selemadeg

Balian Beach takes you off the beaten track and is a refreshingly wonderful way to experience the many hidden gems on the island. The name, which sounds to many visitors like a derivative of the island’s name...

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Seminyak Square

Seminyak Square

Seminyak, Kuta Utara

Seminyak Square is a stylish shopping outlet nestled in the heart of Seminyak. The arcade is located on Kayu Aya/Jl. Laksamana Oberoi in the district’s CBD. As the only commercial hub in the district, it is easy...

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Tirta Gangga

Tirta Gangga

Ababi, Abang

Tirta Gangga is also known as the “Water Palace” and is famed for its lush gardens and holy waters. It is also a former palace for the royal family and was constructed in 1946. The name of this attraction...

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Bali Butterfly Park

Bali Butterfly Park

Sandan Lebah, Sesandan

The Bali Butterfly Park, also known as Taman Kupu-Kupu Bali, is located in Wanasari, 6.5 kilometres north of the Tabanan regency and is easy to spot with a large sign out the front. It is the largest of its kind in Asia...

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Bingin Beach

Bingin Beach

Pecatu, South Kuta

Bingin Beach offers you spectacular views of the Indian Ocean with an array of great water activities to keep you entertained during your holiday. Located on the southern tip of the island, Bingin Beach is known...

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Lovina Beach

Lovina Beach

Temukus, Kecamatan Buleleng

Lovina Beach is nestled between the expansive sea and the rolling hills of the Bedugul range and offers spectacular views of the varied landscape. The beach stretches from for about 3 miles across Singaraja and is...

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Mount Agung

Mount Agung

Besakih, Rendang

Mount Agung is believed to be the home of god and is one of the most popular adventure activities for visitors to Bali who love the outdoors. As Bali’s highest point, the mountain stands at 3142 meters above sea...

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Green Bowl Beach

Green Bowl Beach

Ungasan, South Kuta

Green Bowl Beach is a stunning location located on the southern point of Bali, yet remains relatively unknown to the average traveller. The location is quite rugged, therefore to get here you will have to navigate some...

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Legian Beach

Legian Beach

Legian, Kuta

Legian Beach is easily the most popular tourist beach after Kuta, based on the number of visitors each year, and is located just north of Kuta on the east coast of Bali. One of the things that makes this beach a...

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Double Six Beach

Double Six Beach

Seminyak, Kuta

Double Six Beach presents the best of both worlds on your Bali vacation. It is a relaxing getaway, yet is filled with exciting activities for you to enjoy. Located in the western region of Bali, this peaceful paradise...

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Gitgit Waterfall

Gitgit Waterfall

Gitgit, Sukasada

Gitgit Waterfall, conveniently located in the North of Bali, is one of the most beautiful natural attractions on the island. One of the things that set this waterfall apart from the rest is the fact that it is set in a...

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Karma Beach Bali

Karma Beach Bali

Ungasan, South Kuta

Karma Beach Bali is one of the island’s hidden gems which is located on the southern-most coast of Bali. Named as one of the ‘World’s 50 Best Beaches’ by CNN Travel, it is easy to see why this...

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Pura Taman Ayun

Pura Taman Ayun

Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung

Pura Taman Ayun translates to the ‘temple with a beautiful garden’ and is considered to be one of the island’s most beautiful and intricate temples. The temple is nestled in a verdant park teeming with...

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Suluban Beach

Suluban Beach

Uluwatu, South Kuta

Suluban Beach is home to some of Bali’s most beautiful natural attractions. This scenery, coupled with great waves makes it the perfect travel destination. Located on the southern tip of the island, there are...

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Bali Zoo

Bali Zoo

Singapadu, Sukawati
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The Bali Zoo is a great place to come and explore on your next holiday to Bali with so many beautiful creatures including elephants, tigers, monkeys, lions and bears. Bring your whole family along and try one of the...

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Canggu Beach

Canggu Beach

Canggu, Kuta Utara

Canggu Beach is an exciting travel destination for anyone who enjoys the charm of Bali’s natural attractions and magnificent natural scenery. The beach is located on the south-western coast of Bali, near the...

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Jatiluwih Rice Terrace

Jatiluwih Rice Terrace

Jatiluwih, Penebel

Jatiluwih Rice Terrace is a popular travel destination located in the west of Bali. It is loved for its lush green landscapes that stretch from mountain to coast. The name of the terrace is derived from two names: Jati...

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Nyang-nyang Beach

Nyang-nyang Beach

Pecatu, South Kuta

Nyang-nyang Beach is a secluded beach that will not come to mind the first time you search for top beaches in Bali, yet it is a stunning travel destination. In fact, when travellers talk about secret beaches in Bali...

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Ulun Danu Temple

Ulun Danu Temple

Candikuning, Baturiti

Ulun Danu Temple is a popular attraction located in the charming countryside of Candi Kuning. The temple is set on the shores of Lake Beratan which is located in the centre of the island. The stunning views of the...

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