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Bali travel guide

Holiday packages and travel deals to help you discover Bali

You don't need us to tell you that Bali is a favourite with Aussie travellers. It has everything you need for a holiday with your mates and is a great base for backpacking round Indonesia. Experience picturesque landscapes, tranquil Balinese temples, coffee plantations, beautiful beaches...and Bali's beloved Bintang beer! Plan the island into your travels around Asia, or escape there for a week or two with our unbeatable holiday packages.

Bali fast facts


Languages Spoken

Most of the population speak Indonesian but the most widely spoken language is Balinese.



Indonesian Rupiah
1 IDR is approximately 10 cent, meaning $10 = nearly 10,000 rupiah.


Time Zones

Indonesian Central Time Zone
(GMT +8)

Places to visit in Bali

Bali can fit into any kind of trip - long or short, beach or adventure. Sip on cocktails from the comfort of bean bags in Seminyak as you listen to live music and watch the sun set over the ocean. Kuta is THE place to party and surf, whilst Nusa Dua is ideal for some relaxation by the beach. Want something different? Head inland to beautiful Ubud and find your inner zen at a yoga retreat, surrounded by rice terraces and coffee plantations.

Kuta Beach

Nusa Dua

Bali Islands

Bali travel costs


Get the local Bintang beer for as little as $2 or pay a little bit more for sundowners in bars with oceanviews in Seminyak or Jimbaran Bay.


Gorge on Nasi Gorgeng and other local delicacies for less than $3, and expect to pay well under $15 for a sit-down mean in a more Western restaurant.

Taxi Ride

Taxis in Bali are cheap and cost around $1.50 per mile. You can even hire a driver for a private tour of the island for around $60 a day, or a moped for $10.



Local busses in Bali are never more than a few dollars, whereas boats to neighbouring islands cost up to $30 depending on how fast and fancy you want to travel!



Dorm rooms in hostels are becoming more and more common these days, as backpackers flock to the island. They'll set you back between $10 and $16 a night. You can treat yourself to a private room in a gorgeus family guesthouse or homestay from around $25 per night.



Treak yo'self! Stay in a 3* or 4* hotel for around $50-70 per night.

Bali Holiday Packages

Looking to book a cheap Bali holiday? We can put together some exclusive packages including flights and accommodation or tours, with departures from Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. Get some R&R in Bali's beach resorts or explore Ubud and the Gili islands on a 10 day adventure. 
Legian village
Legian Paradiso 3*
Welcome to the Legian Paradiso, an oasis in the center of Bali's busy shopping and nightlife district. A mediterranean style building, with spacious rooms arranged around a central pool and tropical gardens. Valid for bookings and stays: now-31Mar18.
Stay 7, Pay 5

From $225

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Bali experience
The Jayakarta Bali Resort 4*
Beautiful gardens and a beachfront location, this popular Legian resort is a great choice for families, friends and couples alike. Dive into mosaic pools, whack a ball around the tennis court, and soak up the legendary sunsets. Price includes Breakfast. Valid for bookings & stays: Now-31Mar19
Stay 7, pay 4 | From $315
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Bali Islands






The Gili Islands

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Things to do in Bali

Bali Adventure Tours

Sailing Indonesia - Bali and Lombok
What's the the best way to see Bali and Lombok's beautiful coastlines? From the deck of a catamaran, of course. This seven-day sailing adventure will introduce you to the fabulous Gili Islands in a blur of snorkelling excursions, kayaking tours, beachfront bars, yoga sessions, and all the mellowing-out you can handle.

From $1,999

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Classic Bali
Explore Bali's pristine beaches and temples surrounded by jungle on this 8-day tour, visit impressive rice terraces and active volcanoes, ride Kuta's awesome waves, snorkel the Gilis and get off the beaten path.

From $1,079

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Classic Bali & Lombok
From Bali to Gili Trawangan to Lombok- this trip is the epitome of a laid-back luxury holiday. Surf, chill and dance in Seminyak, snorkel the Gili Islands, gorge on Indonesian food and unwind with cocktails on white beaches.

From $2,179

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BaliIntro Plus Ubud
An amazing guided tour including the best of Bali and the Gili Islands.
Discover crazy Kuta nightlife, visit ancient temples, learn to surf on iconic Bali beaches, swim under amazing waterfalls, experience local culture, bathe in natural hot springs, hand feed wild monkeys, explore tropical islands, snorkel with sea turtles, party on the beach and much more! With an awesome group leader with you from the moment you step off the plane and an instant group of friends to share your adventure with, you don’t need to worry about a thing.
Get ready for the trip of a lifetime!

12 days From $1199

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Bali on a Shoestring
Visit the Dragon Fruit Farm, Monkey Forest and Git Git waterfall and have enough free time for you to wander and explore in your own time. Inclusions: 8 night’s accommodation, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

9 days from $798

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MoJo Surf Island Hopper Surf Adventure
Travel both overland and on boats between white sandy beach islands, surf tropical paradises, meet amazing people, immerse yourself into the surf culture and experience amazing waves to suit your ability. Come find your Mojo and progress your surfing on this mind-blowing adventure.

8 days From $931

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How to travel Bali on a budget

Bali is easy to travel on a budget as the cost of transport, taxis, hostels, drinks and meals are so much lower than in the UK so you can easily get around the island, stay in your favourite places, enjoy local cuisine and make the most of the nightlife.

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