30+ Best Places to Visit in Bali with Kura-Kura Bus

Explore Bali in a more unique way by taking the Kura-Kura Bus, a public shuttle bus service that connects popular tourist areas in Bali. Hop on one of our bright and cheerful buses and either travel in the area you’re in, or go somewhere different by changing lines at our main hub at DFS Bus Bay in Kuta.

From the center of art and cultures in Bali, to a fishing village which is known with the sea food culinary in Jimbaran, then to enchanting beaches in Nusa Dua and finally to iconic beach for stunning sunset in Kuta, there's a lot to explore in beatiful Bali. Can't find the nearest bus stop? Be sure to download our mobile app to know the bus stop location or ask us on our website or social media Facebook and Instagram.

So, ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seatbelt and explore 30+ best things to do in Bali with Kura-Kura Bus!

Nusa Dua Area

Geger Beach

Geger Beach in Nusa Dua

Source: The Crazy Tourist

Geger Beach is one of the public beaches in Nusa Dua which is not to be sniffed at as many of the other strips of sand belong to the various hotels they back on to. This means that if you are looking to come to Nusa Dua and don’t want to stay in a resort then you can still come to the beach and explore. You can swim here and there are a nice number of small local cafes dotted along the coastline and you can also rent a sun lounger and spend the day relaxing and taking in the cool breeze.

Geger Beach

The Nearest Bus Stop: The Bale (Line 1)
How Far Is It: 6 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Water Blow

Water Blow in  Nusa Dua

Source: The Crazy Tourist

Water Blow is one of the best natural sights in Nusa Dua and as the name suggests this is a massive blow hole which means that you can watch the water erupt from the sea into the sky. Make sure to keep your distance from the blow hole as it can be powerful and it can get dangerous if you get too close.

Water Blow

The Nearest Bus Stop: The Bay (Line 1)
How Far Is It: 9 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Museum Pasifika

Museum Pasifika in Nusa Dua

Source: Thrillophilia

This is one of the must-do activities in Nusa Dua for art lovers. At museum Pasifika, you can stroll around to view the impressive art collection created by Asia-Pacific artist. This museum is divided into different zones according to the origin of the artwork. Additionally, the museum often hosts art exhibitions by artists from Bali and other countries.

Museum Pasifika

The Nearest Bus Stop: The Bay (Line 1)
How Far Is It: 9 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Bali Collection

nusadua

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If you need a break from the heat or just love to shop then Bali Collection is for you. It’s one of the Nusa Dua attractions where you’ll find a group of shops that include international brands and local retailers selling you Indonesian souvenirs. You can easily spend a while here and there are restaurants in the complex.

Bali Collection

The Nearest Bus Stop: The Bay (Line 1)
How Far Is It: 9 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Pirates Bay

pirates-bay

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Pirates’ Bay is where you can relive your childhood dream of being a pirate by dressing up and climbing up and through a pirate ship to a lookout tower that showcases ocean views. The area is actually a restaurant but there are also beach huts, tents and bonfires that are pirate inspired. So go hop in your outfit and find yourself on a treasure hunt.

Pirates Bay

The Nearest Bus Stop: The Bay (Line 1)
How Far Is It: 6 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Devdan Show

devdan-show

Source: Trip 101

Watch this fun act of the Indonesian Archipelago that takes place in Nusa Dua Theater. You might think that this show is no different from other cultural shows in the world but you’d be wrong. The show depicts a story narrated and acted by a boy and a girl showing how they discovered a treasure chest filled with artifacts that represent the island and its culture. The fun storyline will keep you enthralled until the end of the show. You’ll also have the chance to take a photo with the whole cast in their costumes!

Devdan Show

The Nearest Bus Stop: The Bay (Line 1)
How Far Is It: 4 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Nusa Dua Beach

Paradise Geger Beach On Bali Island In Indonesia

Source: Out of Town Blog

Locally known as Pantai Mengiat, Nusa Dua Beach is the main beach of the entirety of Nusa Dua. A long barrier reef offshore protects the pristine white beach from rough waves. The beautiful calm blue waters close to the shore are great for families to swim and snorkel.

Nusa Dua Beach

The Nearest Bus Stop: Ayodya Resort Bali (Line 1)
How Far Is It: 8 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Jimbaran Area

Jimbaran Beach

Jimbaran Beach

Source: Travel Triangle

One of Bali’s best shorelines, Jimbarans 4 km-long curve of sand is neat and there is no lack of spots to get a drink, snack, or dinner or to lease a sun lounger. The beach is secured by an uninterrupted coral reef, which retains the surf more smoothly than at prominent Kuta. Here you can appreciate the striking beach sunset and savor amazing grilled seafood which is a regional specialty.

Jimbaran Beach

The Nearest Bus Stop: Le Meridien (Line 2)
How Far Is It: 7 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Rock Bar

Rock Bar in Jimbaran

Source: Indonesia All Travel Guide

One of the most famous bars in Bali is Rock Bar in Jimbaran which has unrivalled views over the glittering ocean below. The bar sits atop a sweeping cliff and you can access it via a glass lift that is an experience in itself. Once you get to the top you can order one of their speciality cocktails and then enjoy some of the delicious bar snacks that have a Mediterranean flavour.

Rock Bar

The Nearest Bus Stop: Ayana Resort (Line 2)
How Far Is It: Rock Bar is inside Ayana Resort
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Samasta Lifestyle Village

Samasta Lifestyle Village in Jimbaran

Source: The Bali Bible

Samasta was developed in a Lifestyle Village concept. This concept represents the influence of Bali's traditional and tropical atmosphere, filled with the selected tenants to fulfill nowadays. As the tourist destination in Jimbaran Area, Samasta served more than culinary journey but also the best place to hang out with so many attractions.

Samasta Lifestyle Village

The Nearest Bus Stop: Samasta Lifestyle Village (Line 2)
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Ubud and Sanur Area

Campuhan Ridge Walk

Campuhan Ridge Walk in Ubud

Source: The Northern Boy

If you want to enjoy the amazing scenery, you are bound to walk down the Campuhan Ridge Walk – the place you can resort to if you want to escape from the traffic. The hilly area gives a beautiful view of the valley and its rice paddies. The view is best during sunrises and sunsets. Try closing your eyes and taking in the cool breeze that hits your face, and it’s the best refreshment you can get.

Campuhan Ridge Walk

The Nearest Bus Stop: Puri Lukisan Museum (Line 5)
How Far Is It: 9 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Pura Gunung Lebah

Pura Gunung Lebah in Ubud

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Pura Gunung Lebah is one of Ubud’s central landmarks, positioned at the western end of the Jalan Raya Ubud main road. Gunung Lebah mean "bee hill" in an Indonesian language. This temple is very quietly and peaceful. Pura Gunung Lebah is a temple that became Ubud birthplace with the history.

Pura Gunung Lebah

The Nearest Bus Stop: Puri Lukisan Museum (Line 5)
How Far Is It: 7 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Puri Lukisan Museum

Puri Lukisan Museum in Ubud

Source: Travel Triangle

Care to find a perfect combination of history, art and Balinese culture in Ubud- Well, Puri Lukisan museum is just the place for you. Taking some time off from the bustling Ubuds crowd and happening pubs all around, this museum also serves as a serene place to spend some time in the nature. Set in the lush green gardens, this museums offers peace, quiet, knowledge and a sneak into the Balinese culture.

Puri Lukisan Museum

The Nearest Bus Stop: Puri Lukisan Museum (Line 5)
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Pura Taman Saraswati

Pura Taman Saraswati

Source: Travel Triangle

Pura Taman Saraswati Temple is one which is a must visit if you are in Bali. Built in traditional Balinese architecture, this water temple is located in the centre of Ubud. You can also visit the temple post sunset to witness the famous Kecak Dance Performance that takes place inside the temple.

Pura Taman Saraswati

The Nearest Bus Stop: Puri Lukisan Museum (Line 5)
How Far Is It: 3 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Puri Saren Palace (Ubud Royal Palace)

Puri Saren or Ubud Royal Palace

Source: Ashoka Tree Resort

Puri Saren is also known as the Ubud Royal Palace and is close to the Ubud Art Market so you can easily take in both places at the same time. It is located in the center of the city and dates from the 1800s when it was built during the reign of Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel. The Royal Family still lives in sections of the palace which is also used for ceremonial reasons but you can still walk around the gardens here and enjoy the Balinese ornate architecture. It is also known as the best place to come in the evenings if you want to take in a traditional Balinese dance performance.

Puri Saren Palace (Ubud Royal Palace)

The Nearest Bus Stop: Puri Lukisan Museum (Line 5)
How Far Is It: 3 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA)

Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA) in Ubud

Source: Culture Trip

Agung Rai Museum or Art or ARMA, in Ubud, is popular for its cultural, artistic, and architectural importance. It’s a cozy place to learn about Balinese art, both classical and contemporary. It houses an impressive collection of works by prominent artists from across the Indonesian archipelago, especially Bali, many of whom are contemporary artists adapting traditional styles. The museum often hosts cultural events like traditional dance and music during the evenings.

Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA)

The Nearest Bus Stop: Coco Supermarket Ubud (Line 5)
How Far Is It: 8 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

Monkey Forest in Ubud

Source: Travel Triangle

Ubud Monkey Forest is one of the best places to visit in Ubud, Bali. Located close to the Ubud Town Center, this forest is home to 749 Balinese long tailed Monkey. Attracting nearly 12,000 tourists every year, this forest also has 3 temples inside the premise. Other than watching monkeys and offering prayers in the temple, you can take a stroll along the pathways through the woods.

Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

The Nearest Bus Stop: Coco Supermarket Ubud (Line 5)
How Far Is It: 4 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Ubud Art Market

Ubud Art Market

Source: Travel Triangle

Holiday remains incomplete if you do not shop from the local markets so if you are in Ubud, do not miss to visit and shop from the famous Art Market on your Ubud day tour. The products sold in the market are manufactured by the Balinese in the neighbouring towns exhibiting their true craftsmanship. You can choose from a wide range of shirts, quality woven packs, caps; statues, and other handicrafts.

Ubud Art Market

The Nearest Bus Stop: Puri Lukisan Museum (Line 5)
How Far Is It: 4 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Blanco Renaissance Museum

Blanco Museum in Ubud

Source: Travel Triangle

Some of the fine works of Antonio Blanco can be seen in this museum. The works are inspired by his travel and the stories attached to those destinations. As usually found in the open spaces that lead you to the museums in Bali, you can also click pictures around the scenic tiny waterfalls and gardens that the entrance region has.

Blanco Renaissance Museum

The Nearest Bus Stop: Puri Lukisan Museum (Line 5)
How Far Is It: 8 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Bali Bird Park

Bali Bird Park

Source: Bali Bird Park

Bali Bird Park is a conservation parks for over 1,000 birds. The park is home of the largest collection of Indonesian birds in the world including some species from South America, Africa and Australia, each mended in their natural habitat complete with indigenous plants. Bali Bird Park offers numerous shows that are held daily where visitors may feed certain birds, watch entertaining flight shows, and interact with some of the friendlier feathered friends. So make sure to check the schedule if you don't want to miss out!

Bali Bird Park

The Nearest Bus Stop: Bali Bird Park (Line 5)
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Bali Zoo

Bali Zoo

Source: Bali Zoo

Bali Zoo is not only a place to observe, learn and marvel at exotic fauna, but also engage with them through our safely supervised activities scheduled throughout the day and night. This is all part of their commitment to conservation, research, education and recreation as The Island of The Gods premier zoological park. As part of the incomparable zoo experience, zoo also has two distinct restaurants serving food from 9am till 6pm.

Bali Zoo

The Nearest Bus Stop: Bali Zoo (Line 5)
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Sanur Beach

Sanur Beach

Source: Bali Star Island

Sanur Beach is a beautiful white sandy beach with calm and warm seawater located in east part of Denpasar Town. This beach location in east side and south part of Sanur Village is an edge of Indonesia Ocean. It is many visited by foreign and local tourists especially on the weekend and holiday season. At the night of full moon, many people come to this place for relaxation, swimming or enjoy the beauty of coast.

Sanur Beach

The Nearest Bus Stop:
- Coffee Gallery Sanur (From Kuta to Ubud on Line 5) and
- McDonalds Sanur (From Ubud to Kuta on Line 5)
How Far Is It:
- 11 Minutes on Foot from Coffee Gallery Sanur
- 7 Minutes on Foot from McDonalds Sanur
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Museum Le Mayeur

Museum Le Mayeur Sanur

Source: Kura2guide

Located in Sanur, close on the beachside, this museum captivates the creativity Adrian Jean Le Mayeur's work and his collection of traditional Balinese art. This museum is the house of the Belgian artist with his Balinese wife. There are a number of exhibits and paintings you can enjoy, all illustrates Le Mayeur’s passion to Balinese art. The traditional architectural design and the paintings are quite fascinating with some wonderfully served panels. Come to the garden area; a particularly peaceful and pretty in the morning. This museum opens from 08:00 a.m. till 14:00 hrs.

Museum Le Mayeur

The Nearest Bus Stop: McDonalds Sanur (Line 5)
How Far Is It: 17 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Kuta, Legian and Seminyak Area

Kuta Beach

Kuta Beach

Source: Travel Triangle

The iconic beach strip is considered one of the best places to visit in Bali for stunning sunset views every evening. Hundreds of tourists flock this beautiful golden sand beach with its pretty ocean-scapes, to witness the spectacular sunset. Kuta Beach also famous by surfers especially beginners because of the soft sandbar that makes it an ideal spot to learn.

Kuta Beach

The Nearest Bus Stop:
- Grand Inna Kuta, or
- Beachwalk Shopping Mall (Line 1, Line 2, Line 3)
How Far Is It:
- 8 Minutes on Foot from Grand Inna Kuta
- 1 Minutes on Foot from Beachwalk Shopping Mall
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Waterbom Bali

Lazy River in Waterbom

Source: Thrillophilia

Waterbom is the largest and oldest water-park in all of Bali covering an area of 38,000 square meters. It has rides and amenities for adults and kids alike and ensures a fun time when you are visiting with family. Rides such as Race Track, Superbowl, Smashdown and Boomerang are some activities that you should not miss. There are also several cafes and refreshment centers where you can relax after all the activities.

Waterbom Bali

The Nearest Bus Stop: Waterbom (Line 4)
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Beachwalk Shopping Mall

Beachwalk Shopping Mall

Source: Travel Triangle

Located very close to the beach, this fantastic shopping arcade is the perfect destination for the entire family. One of the best places to go in Kuta for shopping, dining as well as entertainment, Beachwalk spoils you for options with its array of branded stores and restaurant chains, food court, book store and beauty salons.

Beachwalk Shopping Mall

The Nearest Bus Stop: Beachwalk Shopping Mall (Line 1, Line 2. Line 3)
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Vihara Dharmayana

vihara-dharmayana

Source: Thrillophilia

The Vihara Dharmayana is a Buddhist Temple located East of the main coast of Kuta and is one of the oldest monuments in the city. Believed to be more than 200 years old, the Vihara Dharmayana is known for its calm atmosphere, stunning Indonesian architecture and the rich religious, cultural and spiritual history offered by the place. Despite its age, it has been very well-maintained and is still used by pilgrims, students and priests for ceremonies and meditation.

Vihara Dharmayana

The Nearest Bus Stop: LXXY Bali (Line 2, Line 4)
How Far Is It: 10 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Ground Zero Monument

ground-zero-002

Source: Travel Triangle

Ground Zero Monument is one of those places to visit in Kuta, Indonesia which stands as a symbol of human resilience in the face of terror. This beautiful and well-maintained memorial is a grim reminder of the senseless loss of innocent lives in the 2002 bombings at Kuta. It is indeed a moving experience to visit the place and spend few contemplative moments praying for those who lost their lives. The striking ornately carved stone memorial with the names of the victims on a simple marble plaque is open at all hours and lit up every night.

Ground Zero Monument

The Nearest Bus Stop: Ground Zero Monument (Line 2, Line 4)
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Bali Turtle Society

Bali Turtle Society

Source: Taylor's Tracks

One of the best things to do in Kuta that actually gives back to the island is visiting the Bali Sea Turtle Society. It gives you the opportunity to help some local wildlife in the area. With a donation of your choice, you can own a turtle and help it back into the water. The turtle hatchery helps protect turtle eggs before releasing them into the wild. The turtle hatching season takes place April to October and you can help out after 4pm.

Bali Turtle Society

The Nearest Bus Stop:
- Grand Inna Kuta (Line 1, Line 2, Line 3), or
- Kuta Point Ardenia (Line1, Line 4)
How Far Is It:
- 2 Minutes on Foot from Grand Inna Kuta
- 6 Minutes on Foot from Kuta Point Ardenia
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Legian Beach

Legian Beach

Source: The Crazy Tourist

Legian Beach is located a little way along from Kuta Beach and actually you can walk from one to the other. The main reason to come to Legian Beach is down to the fact that it is less crowded and the sand here is a little cleaner. If you want to get away from the crowds that flock to Kuta Beach then this is a good choice although it doesn’t have as many amenities as the main strip.

Legian Beach

The Nearest Bus Stop:
- Bali Mandira Resort, or
- Padma Resort Legian (Line 2, Line 3, Line 4)
How Far Is It: 5 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

5GX Bali - Reverse Bungy

Bali Reverse Buggy

Source: Hotels

5GX Bali Reverse Bungy is an adrenaline-inducing “reverse bungee” experience in Legian. You simply hop on and fasten your seatbelts and experience the indescribable rush of being catapulted high up into the air at the mind-boggling speed of 200 km/h. As their slogan has it, 5GX offers the only legal way to “get high in Bali”.

5GX Bali - Reverse Bungy

The Nearest Bus Stop: Ground Zero Monument (Line 2, Line 4)
How Far Is It: 1 Minutes on Foot
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

Seminyak Village

seminyak-village

Seminyak Village is a popular landmark in Seminyak located on the corner of Jl. Kayu Aya and Jl. Kayu Jati. Here is the home of interior stores and fashion boutiques which grouped under one roof. There are also a beauty salon, supermarket, and restaurant which are opened in the early morning. So, you can have your breakfast here. Also, you can find many local stalls.

Seminyak Village

The Nearest Bus Stop: Seminyak Village (Line 3, Line 4)
Line Fare: IDR 20,000 per ticket

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