Hello traveler, in this good day I would like to share a new tourist activity that you can to do along your trip in Bali. This Water Sports activity will not be doing in Tanjung Benoa, Sanur, or Kuta Area as usual, this water sports activities will be doing the north part of Bali Island that is in Singaraja Regency. This activity will be really unforgettable experience for your trip in Bali with your family. When we talk about the north part of Bali our mind will directly think about dolphin watching in Lovina. Let’s chech this Guys, this will be a different and exciting thing you can to do in the north part of Bali Island.
Explore the Lovina Nature Heritage
Lovina does not have the best reefs in Bali but fish life is diverse and abundant. Lovina’s sea is often said to resemble a lake because it is so calm. This means safe snorkelling just off the beach and it is a great place to learn the basics of scuba diving. Lovina is equidistant from Bali’s two find the greatest diving areas in Menjangan Island in the west and Amed in the east. Some professional dive operators in Lovina and environs offer regular dive trips to these areas as well as Lovina’s own reefs. Adirama Resort offers diving off its local reef at the site of an old pier. There is reputed to be an old stone anchor with the letters VOC; not Very Old Coral, but Vereenigde Oostindische Companie (Dutch East Indies Company) whose ships used to moor here at one stage. That will be really exciting snorkeling and diving activity at your first experience.
Snorkeling in Pemuteran Area and Finding the Underwater Beauty
North Bali also has other place of interest that you could to explore such as Pemuteran area. It is an unique area because no other part of Bali has such large areas of shallow coral reefs, and these are accessible to divers and snorkelers because the region lacks the strong currents and waves that characterize other coastal areas of Bali. In Pemuteran area there are Over 60 Biorock coral nursery structures have been installed since June 2000 by Marine Protected Area in cooperation with the Municipality of Pemuteran, Gahawisri (the Balinese Watersports Federation), local dive shops and hotels, and other local stakeholders. This is the largest Biorock coral reef nursery and restoration project worldwide, exceeding the combined sizes of all other ongoing projects in the Pacific, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean with a total length of 300metres situated in an area of 2 hectares, other areas of Indonesia are learning from them.
Visiting The Menjangan Island
Menjangan is named after the wild deer which go swimming in the sea off the island. Menjangan Island is situated in Klampok village, Grogak district, Buleleng regency, Bali – Indonesia, That’s about 10 km from the port of Gilimanuk to the west which serves the ferries to and from Java. Menjangan Island is part of the National Conservation Park of West Bali. This island Surrounded by sparkling white sand beaches, stunning coral reefs and fascinating natural beauty. The water is clear and calm with a variety of fish found here. Dive sites of interest include the Anchor Wreck, surrounded by a natural and colorful coral. That’s about 20-30 meters depth for diving in this island. The best time to visit these underwater wonders around Menjangan is between April and November.
Besides diving and snorkeling in Menjangan Island we also able for exploring the island temples that are loved by Bali Hindus. Here are some temples in Menjangan Island: Pura Taman Pingit Klenting Sari, Pesraman Agung Kebo Iwa, Pagoda Agung Dewi Kwan Im, Pendopo Agung Dalem Lingsir Gajah Mada, Puncak Penataran Agung Pingit Klenting Sari, Ida Betara Dalem Lingsir.
Play in an Exciting Water Park
Exciting large water park that situated next door to the hotel Grand Surya in Seririt 20 minutes from Lovina will also be a great choice for your trip in North part of Bali. This Water Park is not as big as Waterbom in Kuta, but lots of slides, pools, shade and fun. They have a restaurant serving basic food like nasi goreng and mie goreng.
Enjoy the Sailing Trips in Traditional Outriggers.
Although you will see a flotilla of yachts off Lovina Beach, unless you know one of the owners you might have to settle for a sail in one of the local “jukungs”. No problems; just saunter along the beach, have a look at the boats on offer and settle on a price for the same day or the next. Of course if you want to get in some arm exercise, you can hire a kayak and head off into the Lovina ”Lake”. That will be a great experience for using a traditional boat in Bali and looking for the wonderful scenery in Lovina Lake.
Inland water sports
When you are in north part of Bali you will not only able for doing that activities, you will also able for have an adventure trip in great destination here. Here are the name of tourist destination near of Lovina.
- Sing Sing Waterfall: A smaller waterfall close to Lovina.
- Sekumpul Waterfall: this waterfall is located at the east of Singaraja Regency.
- Yeh Mempeh: A waterfall up from the coast near Les Village in Tejakula.
- Air Sanih: Freshwater springs close to and east of Singaraja
Not only visiting that interesting place of interest in north part of Bali you will also able for join in Canyoning activity in Gitgit waterfall, that might be a great adventure in North part of Bali, let’s visit this place for your holiday in Bali, and get the different atmosphere along your trip here.