Surfer girl diving under water with surf board in Bali. Photo: Getty Images.

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Where to get your active adventure on in Bali

Published December 8th, 2016

It doesn’t matter whether you’re someone looking for a high octane action packed adventure or just want to work off  a few too many Bintangs.

Here are all the best activities to get your fitness kick while experiencing some of the most magical vistas off-the-beaten path (literally).

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Snorkel and dive off Gilli Trawangan

Swim in waters known for the dense turtle population along with other sea creatures like stingrays, octopus and reef sharks.


 

Freediving off the beach in front of our hotel with turtles.

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Surf at Seger Beach

This is a surfing experience not like many others where the fishermen actually paddle you out to the waves.



Bike tour through rural Bali

Pedal your way through Balinese villages, rice paddy fields and other natural landmarks on a half day ride or you can even do multi-day tours for those cycling aficionados.


 

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See Gitgit Waterfall at Lovina

Hike to the gorgeous twin falls of Gitgit. Cascading 40 metres through the tropical rainforest, this natural sight ends in a deep pool for a refreshing splash around.


 

Exploring waterfalls with @torilevett @hannah_perera and @karinaannehunt here at #gitgitwaterfalls. thanks for an amazing days! #powergirl

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Climb Mount Agung at sunrise

Not for the faint of heart -- or fitness -- this hike takes a cool 6-hours with a vertiginous ascent in the darkness of the night to arrive at the summit for a spectacular sunrise. The climb down however is possibly the hardest part taking another approximate 8-hours to descend.


 

Collect moments, not things | #thebalibible #mtagung #mountagung #instatravel #thebaliguru

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Zen out on a yoga retreat

Reconnect with your inner-zen in lush surrounds with a restorative yoga retreat or cleanse program.


 

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Get drenched white water rafting

It doesn’t matter what your fitness level is, there’s an awesome rafting experience sure to get the adrenaline pumping for you.


 

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Go canyoning in the jungle

Because who doesn’t want to abseil down a 15 meter waterfall in the middle of the jungle, sounds epic right! Bonus points for the hot springs that await below.




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Sam Aldenton

Sam Aldenton is a travel writer, digital content creator (read: takes photos/videos with her iphone and sometimes a real camera) and former retail and youth trend forecaster. When she's not off discovering the world’s best pizza (an obsession picked up from her 4-years in New York), she makes her home in Brisbane, Australia. Follow her on Twitter or Instagram at @samaaldenton.