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Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai
Sanur, Bali

++62 361 286 283 (T)
++62 361 286 284 (F)

After-Hours Number:
++62 81 238 19 724


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Bali Police Arrest 64 Foreigners at Four Locations Involved in Cybercrime Syndicate (1/15/2018)
Monthly Program of Popular Cultural Lectures Continue at Ayodya Bali Resort in Nusa Dua (1/15/2018)
Sunday Brunch at Prego at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali a Fun-Filled Family Affair (1/15/2018)
Exceptional Value at Perankan Lunch Available Every Sunday at Rumah Luwih Hotel on the IB Mantra Highway in Bali (1/15/2018)
Government Cracks Shuts Down Illegal Company Selling Property to Foreigners in Petitenget, Bali (1/15/2018)
Controversy Brewing Over Reduction of Size of Exclusion Zone Surrounding Mount Agung Volcano (1/15/2018)
Klungkung Shoreline Under Severe Threat from Erosion (1/15/2018)
Indonesia’s Newest Destroyer KRI I Gusti Ngurah Rai Inaugurated in Bali (1/15/2018)
Six Balinese Men Face Possible Legal Action for Spiritual Quest to Mount Agung’s Crater (1/15/2018)
600-kilometer ‘Tour de Indonesia’ Bicycle Race to Cross the Finish Line in Bali on Sunday, January 28, 2018 (1/15/2018)
Water Board Wants Crackdown on Hotel’s Desalinating Sea Water without Required Permits (1/15/2018)
Indonesia Serious Abut Preventing Foreign Intrusion into its Air Space (1/15/2018)
Mantra-Kerta Ticket for Governor-Deputy Governor Adopts a Political Platform of Rejection of Benoa Bay Reclamation (1/15/2018)
Expect Extended Detours when Leaving Bali’s Airport During Underpass Construction (1/15/2018)
Deer and Monkeys Living on Slopes of Mount Agung Decimated by Lack of Food Resources (1/15/2018)
Contract Municipal Worker in Denpasar Caught Extorting Payments from Spas (1/15/2018)
Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport Back to Normal Passenger Numbers Over Christmas and New Year 2017-2918 (1/15/2018)
Garuda Indonesia Welcomes the First of 50 New Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft (1/15/2018)
Bali Update Editor Interviewed on Western Australia Talk Radio (1/7/2018)
Bali Indigenous Film Festival January 26-28, 2018 (1/7/2018)
Police Investigate Murder of Chinese Tourist in Her Bali Villa (1/7/2018)
Unprecedented Campaign Launched to Rebuild Bali Tourist Arrivals After Closure of Bali Airport Due to Mount Agung Volcanic Eruption (1/7/2018)
Carole Muller Commemorative Party on Sunday, January 21, 2018 (1/7/2018)
Handbook for Chinese Travelers to Bali Now Available (1/7/2018)
Bali Airport to Host Tourist Counters Operated by Bali Tourism Promotion Board (1/7/2018)
Denpasar Officials Warn Parking Attendants to Hand Out Parking Receipts or Face Jail (1/7/2018)
Bali Disaster Mitigation Agency Reduces Size of Exclusion Zone Surrounding Mount Agung (1/7/2018)
Bali Airport Moving Ahead with Reclamation Program Despite Concerns Over Beach Erosion (1/7/2018)
Australian Visitor Angi Veenhuis Shares Christmas Joy with the People of Bali (1/7/2018)
Police Suspect Heart Attack in Sudden Death of Australian Tourist in a Kuta Bungalow (1/7/2018)
An Exhibition of Prison Art at Tony Raka Art Gallery March 4-31, 2018 (1/7/2018)
Breeze Terrace Offer New Dining Option in Bali’s Mountain Lake District at Handara Golf & Resort (1/7/2018)
Bali Foreign Tourist Arrivals Increased 19.99% for January-November 2017 (1/7/2018)
Indonesian Tourism Arrivals Nationwide Increase 5.86% For January-November 2017 (1/7/2018)
Garuda Opens New Flights From Zhengzhou and Xi’an to Bali (1/7/2018)
Flooding Feared as Bali’s Tukad Unda River in Klungkung Becomes Clogged with Volcanic Material (1/7/2018)
Nearly 3.5 Million Visited Bali’s Iconic Tanah Lot in 2017 (1/7/2018)
20 Million Tourists Travel Through Bali’s Airport in 2017 (1/7/2018)
“Dewi Danu” - Golden Goddess of the Lake Statue Inaugurated at Kintamani (1/7/2018)
Grand Aston Bali Resort to be Rebranded and Re-launched as Hotel Nikko Bali (1/7/2018)
Senior Bali Guides to be Given Life-Long Licenses by Governor Pastika (12/30/2017)
Denpasar Bali Immigration Office Tracks Foreign Nationals Working, Studying and Retiring in Bali (12/30/2017)
Foreign Tourists Defying Prohibitions on Climbing Mount Agung (12/30/2017)
Bali Tourism Industry Calls for Postponement in Passenger Service Charge Increase at Bali Airport (12/30/2017)
Bali Chief of Police Restates His Firm Stance Against Mass Organisations and Gangs for 2018 (12/30/2017)
Bali Records 14% More Traffic Accidents and 6% Increase in Road Deaths in 2017 (12/30/2017)
South Bali to Banyuwangi in Two Hours by Fast Boat (12/30/2017)
Bali Airport Public Announcements to Feature Indonesian, English and, Now, Balinese (12/28/2017)
Badung Regency Establishes Tourism Emergency Center to Assist Tourists if Bali Airport is Closed (12/28/2017)
Australia Day Golfing Event at Bali National Golf Club on Friday, January 26, 2018 (12/28/2017)
China Withdraws Travel Ban on Mainland Visitors Taking Holidays in Bali on December 26, 2017 (12/28/2017)
Superheroes Land on Bali’s Kuta Beach to Assist in Shoreline Clean Up (12/28/2017)
Grab Cab Taxi Driver Arrested for Stealing Cash and Expensive Watch from Female Passenger in Kuta, Bali (12/28/2017)
Deputy Governor Instructs Pura Besakih to Reopen for Business Despite Location within PVMBG Exclusion Zone (12/28/2017)
Budget and Fleet of Trans Sarbagita Bus System to Shrink in 2018 (12/28/2017)
Work Commences on Revitalization of Bali Largest Rubbish Dump (12/28/2017)
Badung Regency Park Officials Working Overtime to Remove Seasonal Onslaught of Trash and Debris along Kuta Beach (12/28/2017)
Two Daily Live Theatre Performances Come to Ubud, Bali at Royal Palace and Desa Visesa. (12/27/2017)
Holiday Ferry Crossings Traveling from Java to Bali Down 22% (12/24/2017)
Ministerial Visit to Bali Confirms that IMF-World Bank Conference in October 2018 to Continue According to Plan (12/24/2017)
Energy Minister Says Bali Has 50% Surplus Electrical Supply Over New Years Holiday Period (12/24/2017)
Tourism Minister Angry that Hotels Are Not Discounting Room Rates Enough During Mount Agung Eruption Period (12/24/2017)
National Tourism Arrivals to End the Year at Around 14 million, 1 Million Short of Targeted 15 Million (12/24/2017)
Tabanan Opens New Open Stage Performance Area at a Total Cost of Rp. 7.7 Billion (12/24/2017)
Herbalife Bali International Triathlon 2017 Named Best Triathlon Course in Asia by AsiaTRI (12/24/2017)
2,000 Police on Duty to Keep the Peace over Bali’s Christmas and New Year 2017/2018 (12/24/2017)
Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs Says Government Initiatives to Promote Bali as Safe Destination Stimulating Increase in Arrivals (12/24/2017)
Garuda Aims to Post a Modest Profit for Q2 2017 on the Way to a Profitable 2018 (12/24/2017)
BTB Creates Informative Video on Mount Agung and What to do in the Event of a Major Volcanic Eruption (12/24/2017)
AirAsia Indonesia Announces End to Bali-Calcutta Flight Less than Three Months After Commencing Service (12/24/2017)
President Holds Walkabouts and a Cabinet Meeting in Bali to Help Restore Faith in World’s Best Holiday Destination (12/24/2017)
Disaster Area Status Lifted For Mount Agung Volcano (12/24/2017)
Grand Hyatt Bali Continues a 25-year Tradition of Providing Christmas Joy to the Needy Children of Bali (12/24/2017)
2018 a Busy Year for Immigration at Bali Airport (12/24/2017)
Fewer Extra Flights to Bali Over Christmas-New Years 2017/2018 (12/24/2017)
Indonesian Energy Minister Clarifies Bali’s Safety and Security Status in Connection with Mount Agung Volcano (12/21/2017)
Editorial: Please Stop Talking About the Evacuation of Bali (12/17/2017)
Indonesia’s Early Warning Tsunami Buoys Network Don’t Work (12/17/2017)
Bali Stages a Waiters’ Fun Run on Kuta Beach (12/17/2017)
Indonesian Singing Sensation Anggun C. Sasmi Boldly Stands with Bali (12/17/2017)
Bali Accommodation Owners Seek Tax Relief and Delayin Minimum Wage Hikes Until Mount Agung Volcanic Activity Subsides (12/17/2017)
U.S. State Department Security Personnel Discuss Safety for U.S. Citizens at Bali’s Police Headquarters (12/17/2017)
Fuel Consumption in Bali Down 20% Due to Mount Agung Business Slowdown (12/17/2017)
Landowners on Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai at KFC-Pizza Hut Intersection in Jimbaran, Bali Reject Compensation Offered for Land Needed to Widen Highway (12/17/2017)
Foreign Legations in Bali Ask to Help Inform the World that Bali is Safe and Visitors are Not at Risk if Mount Agung Undergoes Large Eruption (12/17/2017)
Tourism Official Claim Negative Impact of Mount Agung Volcano Worse than 2002 Bali Bombing (12/17/2017)
German Woman Falls 80-meters to Her Death from Cliffs at Suluban Beach, Pecatu, Bali (12/17/2017)
Bali Airport Custom and Excise Office Re-declares its Intention to Eliminate Corruption (12/17/2017)
Singapore Super-Ship Makes Bali’s Celukan Bawang a Weekly Port of Call Through (12/17/2017)
Bali Governor Urges PRC Government to Reconsider Bali Travel Alert (12/17/2017)
Bali Airport Says Passenger Totals Still Down 40-50% as Some Airlines Have Not Resumed Schedules (12/17/2017)
AirAsia to Ax Bali-Darwin Route Effective January 28, 2018 (12/17/2017)
Ubud in Bali Uses Tourism Downturn to Sort Out its Traffic Problems (12/17/2017)
GIPI-Indonesia Optimistic that Christmas and New Year Bookings will Bounce Back in Bali (12/17/2017)
Denpasar to Severely Limit Use of Fireworks and Firecrackers over Christmas and New Years Holidays. (12/17/2017)
Airport Underpass Update: 11% Completed and On Target for Opening September 2017 (12/17/2017)
Governor Pastika Surveys the Road Ahead for Bali to Preserve its Future (12/17/2017)
Tourism Minister Says: “New Bali” Destinations is Indonesia’s Way of Not Putting All its Eggs in Once Basket. (12/17/2017)
Two American Escapees From Bali’s Kerobokan Prison Now Back Behind Bars (12/17/2017)