Some people might agree that Tanjung Benoa is the main place to do kinds of water sports in Bali. It is located in south Bali, exactly is near to Nusa Dua. The white sand beach becomes its attractiveness. But, it is not like the other beach. People do water sport activities at Tanjung Benoa in the morning instead of in the afternoon.
You need approximately 30 minutes until one hour to get there. If you just landed in Bali, it is about 15 kilometers from Ngurah Rai International Airport. The best transportation to use is a rented car. Because, after you have water sport activities at Tanjung Benoa, you are suggested to visit Uluwatu too. But, you must try these five water sports first:
This is the most popular choice of many water activities. No need special skill to enjoy the banana boat. You just need to wear a life jacket and sit on the boat. There is a rope to keep you from falling into the water. But once you get down, don’t be panic. Stay calm because you are automatically floating by the jacket. This activity is called a banana boat because the boat’s shape is similar to the real banana.
Are you curious about the life of underwater? Other water sport activities at Tanjung Benoa is sea walker. It is different from diving, while that one requires your special skill and certificate. Having a sea walker means you walk underwater by using an air-tight helmet. So, it is possible if you are wearing glasses. The sense is not really different from diving. You still see the fish and corals directly.
Like mentioned before if you want to dive you must have swimming skill and certain certificates. This water activity allows you to see more underwater life. You can get deeper and find more variety of fish, coral reefs, and sea plants. If you are interested in doing scuba dive, you need a guide. They will show you the best spot also help you to rent the equipment needed.
Have you ever imagined feeling fly on the water? Don’t miss to try flyboard while you are in Tanjung Benoa. You will wear a special shoe on the board. It has a high-water pressure, so your body will be up into the air. You must control your balance before doing some attraction. As a newbie, the instructor won’t let you fly more than 10 meters. But you can ask to get higher once your balance does not matter anymore.
Enjoy the beach by riding around the area. Everyone must know what jet ski is. Yes, it is like riding a motorcycle on the road. You can have it by yourself or with one friend behind. Just like flyboard, if you are a newbie there is an instructor. Just sit behind them and feel the breeze.
Those are the must-try water sport activities at Tanjung Benoa Bali. We recommend you at least doing one of them. After that, if you still have spare time, there are many interesting places to visit. There are Turtle Island, Tanjung Benoa Mangrove Forest, Caow Eng Bio Temple, and Dalem Ning Lan Taman Beji Shrine. Call us to have more details about those destinations and special package.