Top 10 Water Sports And Activities In Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia - Updated 2024

Rienz Althron
Rienz Althron 
Contributing Writer
| 4 min read

If you’re a fan of water sports, chances are, you have heard of Nusa Dua which is situated in Bali, Indonesia. If you are keen to know what this place has to offer, we are here to help you. Nusa Dua literally means ‘two islands’ because there are two islands in the Bali Tourism and Development bay. Located in the North is Nusa Dharma, which is famous for the Pura Nusa Dharma Temple. In the south lies the Peninsula Island where you can visit the popular restaurant, Black Stone Bar. There are also many activities that you can enjoy here. Read on our list of the top water sports in Nusa Dua, Bali, you wouldn’t want to miss during your visit.

1. Marine adventure sports you should try in Bali (from USD 95.0)

Fill your Bali adventure with fun and exciting memories with your family! Try riding a banana boat, ride a jet ski, and imagine that you are a seagull flying on a fly fish! We’re sure you’ll have lots of laughter and screaming and shouting in this marine adventure package! Just don’t forget the selfie sticks and make sure your phones and cameras are water resistant in case you accidentally drop them in the ocean!

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Water Sports Deal : Parasailing, Jet Ski, Banana Boat

Duration: 2 hours

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2. Jetovator (from USD 80.0)

Ever wonder what it feels like to hover around in an Ironman suit? That’s just too far from reality, isn’t it? Well, the closest experience to flying like this iconic Marvel superhero you can get is floating with a Jetovator! This modern-day recreational gadget can propel you up to 20 feet (about 6 meters) high! Can you imagine the thrill of riding one yourself already?

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Guide Flyboard

Duration: 20 minutes

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3. Guided seawalker in Tanjung Benoa (from USD 55.0)

How about walking the ocean floor and befriending aquatic creatures like Aquaman? No scuba diving certification, you say? There’s not a need for one! For three hours, you can enjoy walking on the ocean floor with just a helmet designed to let land dwellers breathe underwater without being an Atlantean. Ready your GoPro and record the fantastic marine environment you can share on Instagram!

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Tanjung Benoa Seawalker Tour

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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4. Bali beach hopping tours (from USD 32.0)

If you would like a jam-packed vacation in Bali, you may book a beach hopping tour in Nusa Dua. A full eight hours filled with adventure awaits you. You’ll have the opportunity to swim different through beaches in different locations, such as Gerger Beach and Nusa Dua Beach. Surfing in Padang Padang Beach, sunset watching, temple visiting and watching the fire dance are among the things you can expect in the package. The service vehicles are also air-conditioned, making island hopping as comfortable as it can be.

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Bali Best Beaches with Uluwatu Sunset: Private Tour

Duration: 8 hours

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5. Private full day trip enjoy Banyumala, Bali's beautiful waterfalls! (from USD 120.0)

How about a 12-hour tour in Bali’s most famous tourist attractions? Bathe in the pristine waters of Banymala Waterfalls, Kembar Buyan Lake. Shop in the local market for souvenirs and other Bali goods you can take home. Take a stroll in a botanical garden and many more! A visit to the local chocolate, coffee and spice plantation is also included, with free tasting of their local produce. If you decide to skip a certain destination, just ask them and they’ll drive you to the next spot. The drivers are very friendly and accommodating.

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Banyumala Waterfall Banyumala Waterfall

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Wonderful Trip to Bali Paradise at Banyumala Waterfall

Duration: 12 hours

6. Bali underwater scooter (from USD 115.0)

bali underwater scooter

If you enjoy riding a bike or a scooter on land, have you tried doing so underwater? Yes, it is possible! Ride an underwater scooter in the seas of Nusa Dua for 25 minutes, and enjoy seeing the marvelous marine life! You don’t even need to be an expert swimmer, because the scooter has a built-in helmet with oxygen being pumped into it, so you and your partner can breathe underwater! To ensure everything goes well, an instructor will provide you with safety instructions before letting you ride the scooter, and they will even escort you underwater!

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Bali Underwater Scooter

7. Jet Ski - self drive 30 minutes in Nusa Dua (from USD 50.0)

jet ski - self drive 30 minutes in nusa dua

You can also unleash your inner speed demon for a 30 minutes on the Nusa Dua seas with a jet ski. The staff prioritizes safety above all else, so before allowing you to go on a ride, they will give you safety briefing for about 5 minutes, and you will also be accompanied by instructors as you drive their Yamaha 700 CC, which reaches the top speed of 100 kilometers per hour (62 miles per hour). Also included in this tour is a shower place and a locker where you can safely keep your belongings for a worry-free jet ski ride.

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Jet Ski - Self Drive 30 Minutes in Nusa Dua

8. Bali Nusa Dua snorkeling tour (from USD 19.0)

bali nusa dua snorkeling tour

Snorkeling is probably one of the best-known activity in Nusa Dua. Imagine swimming with sea turtles and petting other sea creatures friendly enough to go near you. Take pictures of the coral reefs and schools of fish that thrive underwater. The tour allows you to pick an additional activity besides snorkeling. The options include banana boat riding, parasailing, and flying fish. Whichever you select will surely be full of fun and excitement!

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Bali Nusa Dua Snorkeling Tour

9. Bali parasailing adventure (from USD 38.0)

bali parasailing adventure

Parasailing is probably one of the activities that come to mind when we are talking about a beach vacation. Glide in the air along with the seagulls and seeing the spectacular sceneries of Nusa Dua from a bird’s perspective. You will also be given another activity to include in this tour. Snorkeling, sea walking, and diving are among the things you can choose from.

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Bali Parasailing Adventure

10. Private full day trip-Ayung River kayaking-Agrotourism-Yeh Pulu Temple-lunch (from USD 82.0)

If you’re in for a more challenging water sport, you’d surely not think twice of getting on a kayak and conquering the Ayung River! Get drunk with the beauty of this pristine river and its many hidden waterfalls! And since kayaking is fun but a tiring activity, at the end of the tour, you can sip a relaxing coffee straight from the local coffee farm! If you are a tea-person, they also serve a cup of hot and fresh tea! All included in the package. Also included in this tour is a visit to the Ye Pulu Temple in Bedulu Village, where you can immerse in the local culture. You’ll also have a chance to see the meditating spot of King Bedaluhu who lived in the 1300s.

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Private Full Day Trip-Ayung river kayaking-Agrotourism-Yeh Pulu Temple-Lunch

Duration: 10 hours

The next step

There you have it, nine of the most interesting activities Nusa Dua has offer! If you’ve been planning on going on a vacation to Bali, then it’s time to make it come to fruition. It’s one of the places in the world beckoning to humans, waiting for someone to come and experience its beauty. So, take the next step. Book that tour already!

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Rienz is a former office-based employee who entered the world of travel writing. His ultimate dream is to be able to travel the world and experience as much of it as he can. By pursuing his dreams,...Read more

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