Bali Rice Fields & Temples Day Tour

 

 

 

American Diving

We are a world-renowned scuba diving center born from that high-adventure spirit which leads you from the office door to the hot sandy beaches of the Mexican border.

Texas Clipper

The Texas Clipper is a multilevel dive, meaning experienced, open-water certified divers can explore the A deck and the Promenade at 62 to 80 feet.

Training

We train divers in all levels including: SCUBA Diver, Nitrox Diver, Advanced Diver, Rescue Diver, Master Scuba Diver, Divemaster, Instructor Level Training and Technical Diver training – Intro to Tech through Closed Circuit Rebreathers including Technical Wreck Penetration.

American Diving

In 1985, American Diving moved from the commercial diving industry to the sport diving community. Since that time we have been introducing divers of all levels to the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico right off the shore of South Padre Island.

The Original Dolphin Watch

One of the most unique activities on South Padre Island is the dolphin watching tour. South Texas is a year-round home to several large pods of dolphin and The Original Dolphin Watch is your ticket to viewing them in all their natural splendor.

Technical Diving is a discipline that utilizes special techniques, equipment, training and skills to improve underwater performance and safety.

Come join us for the 10th annual SPI Dive week!!! September 8th through the 17th at the Sea Ranch Marina on South Padre Island. All proceeds benefit the combat amputee's. There will be an equipment raffle, and of course lots and lots of great Diving. During Dive Week trips to the Clipper are only $165 for a two-tank trip. Each trip will be followed up with free burgers and beer at the docks.

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“Rice Fields and Temples” day tour

This tour will spoil you with some of the most beautiful views Bali has to offer.Start your day tour at your own preferred time. Your private guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel to discuss your excursion and tailor to your own preferences.

Your first visit is to the Tabanan regency. A first stop is scheduled at the Batukaru temple, founded in the 11th century. This unique sacred mountain sanctuary and royal temple of the Tabanan dynasty is situated on the foot of Mt. Batukaru and was built to venerate deities of mountains and lakes.

Mt. Batukaru
From this temple, the tour continues to the village of Jatiluwih.This western upland of Mt. Batukaru is famed for magnificent landscapes. The view from the mountain village, Jatiluwih, takes in the whole of Southern Bali. Jatiluwih is nominated for UNESCO’s World Heritage list as a world cultural heritage.Perched on a high terraced slope, Jatiluwih deserves its name, which means “Truly Marvelous”.
Jatiluwih

Having enjoyed the views of Jatiluwih, you will have a lunch break at an Indonesian restaurant on the way up to your next stop, which will be the famous “Ulun Danu Bratan” water temple.
This temple lies on the western shore of Lake Bratan and is one of Bali’s
directional temples protecting Bali from evil spirits from the north-west.

Ulun Danu Rratan Water Temple

The “Ulun Danu Bratan” water temple was built in 1633 by the Raja of Mengwi. The Balinese people rely on their rice harvest and the goddess of water and fertility, Dewi Danu, who is the deity honoured here.

After Lake Bratan, the tour continues with a visit to a nearby traditional
Balinese market where you can meander through the wares. You will
finish your day with a visit to the great royal temple of Pura Taman Ayun
in the town of Mengwi. Built in the 17th century, the structure served as the family temple of the Mengwi dynasty, whose kingdom survived until the late 1800s. The temple is famous for its exquisite wooden merus, or pagoda-like shrines.

Pura Taman Ayun

Note:
USD 175 per couple – includes all entrance fees, a selection of cold beverages and cool face towels

(Additional guest at USD 35 per person / children below twelve at 50% / children below three free of charge) Suggested pick-up time at 8:30 AM; return to your hotel around 5 PM
Spacious car with experienced driver and licensed multilingual guide
Balinese Buffet lunch or similar included
Wi-Fi internet connection in the car

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