Cheap flights to Kuta (Denpasar International Airport) are available from Perth travelling with either Jetstar or Air Asia. This route has a flight time slightly less than 4 hours. Departures from Adelaide International Airport typically transfer through Singapore on Singapore Airlines. Virgin Australia also offers cheap flights exiting Adelaide. Air Asia has cheap flights servicing Sydney, Melbourne Gold Coast departures which include a stopover in Kuala Lumpur. Flights departing from Australia’s eastern states will include a domestic flight to either Perth or Darwin. A 30-day Visa can be organised onboard or upon arrival. Denpasar International Airport is approximately 5km from Kuta. Several car hire companies operate from within the terminal – for the best deal check with your airlines preferred ground transport partner. A Ngurah Rai Airport Taxi attendant will issue a ticket for a fixed price taxi fare as you exit the arrivals lounge. This is the easiest way to get to your final destination.
Most of your Kuta exploration will be done on foot. Hire a bicycle or for the brave, a moped. Be polite when agreeing on a fair price prior to boarding minivans and bemos. These vehicles are generally comfortable for short rides and the drivers like to overcrowd. Hire a private car with a driver for day trips or join a tour for expert, local knowledge.
Marvel at the beautiful Tanah Lot temple, the Elephant Cove (Goa Gajah) and Hindu temple Pura Tirta Empul. Smile at the cheeky long-tailed macaque monkeys of the Uluwatu temple or relax with a soothing bathe in the Banjar Hot Springs. Explore the Bali Safari and Marine Park, try white-water rafting down the Ayung River or take surf lessons on Kuta Beach. Visit Museum Puri Lukisan and the Agung Rai Museum of Art in Ubud – while there, take the time to stroll the magnificent trail of the Campuhan Ridge. Climb aboard a Sumatran elephant at Desa Taro’s Elephant Safari Park and discover luscious Balinese rainforest. Tour Bali’s rice terraces and jungle from the seat of a mountain bike and for diving a little different; discover the USS Liberty Shipwreck before snorkelling You added USS Liberty Shipwreck to your Saves list bebeoflkaje bedfasdfLembongan Island. Play at the Waterbom Water Park, climb the steps of the Brahma Vihara Arama Buddhist Monastery and settle into the warm sand to watch the sun set from Kuta Beach, at least once.
Shop at popular Kuta Square and Seminyak Square. Dine on exotic Cuban cuisines at Havana Club, enjoy the calamari menu selection from Kafé Batan Waru or the trendy, relaxed atmosphere of Mozzarella. Visit cool Malu Malu Kucing or Bebek Bengil for their signature duck dish at least once. Party at M-Bar-Go and Skygarden. Slow it down at Black Dog or Alleycats and sip cocktails at The Rock Bar. Solve the world’s problems over wine at La Vita Loca or at fancy Ku De Ta.
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