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White Water Rafting in Bali

Generally rivers in Bali are all class II and III, but during the wet season they may rise up to class IV

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White water rafting in Bali is definitely a unique experience due to its awesome scenery. For most convenient rafting during the wet season choose Ayung river as it is located in close vicinity to the most tourist centres! However, keep in mind that during the wet season the class of some rivers rises up to IV (e.g. Balian river), and it might be quite dangerous.

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What time of year is best for white water rafting in Bali?

It is best to go white water rafting in Bali during November to March, as these are the dry months. During this time, water levels are low and the rapids are less extreme. However, if you are looking for more excitement, you can visit during the wet season (December to February), when some rivers may rise to class IV rapids. Show more

Which river is recommended for wet season rafting?

Ayung River is recommended for white water rafting during the wet season. The river offers class II and III rapids, making it a convenient option. It is situated close to tourist destinations on the island and offers stunning views of jungle landscapes, waterfalls and village life. Show more

What is the most challenging river in Bali during the wet season?

During the wet season, the Balian River in Bali offers class IV rapids, which can be quite challenging even for experienced rafters. Caution is key, as extreme conditions can make the river very dangerous. It is recommended that only experienced rafters attempt the higher class rivers during the wet season. Show more

Which river should not be attempted during the wet season?

For beginner rafters or those with limited experience, it is advised to avoid rivers with class IV rapids such as the Balian River, especially during the wet season. Opt for less challenging rivers such as the Ayung or Telaga Waja. Safety should always be a top priority, especially when unfamiliar with the region or activity. Show more

Is white water rafting in Bali only for experienced rafters or can beginners participate?

Both beginners and experienced rafters can enjoy white water rafting in Bali. Some rivers offer class II and III rapids, such as Ayung River, which are suitable for beginners. The wet season however can be challenging, therefore it is recommended to book a licensed guide who knows the area and can ensure safety throughout the experience. Show more

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