Komodo National Park
Named after the infamous Komodo dragon, the Komodo National Park is the perfect place to explore a variety of aquatic and terrestrial species. The national park includes three large islands such as Komodo, Rinca, and Padar which is the only place in the world where the largest lizard, Komodo, can be found. The Komodo National Park is also famous for snorkeling with 50 different diving sites. It is the home to over 1,000 tropical fishes, 260 species of coral, 70 species of sponge, and many more alluring sea creatures.
In the east of Indonesia, your dream destination awaits you. The Derawan archipelago consists of 31 islands. The most popular of them are Derawan, Maratua, Sangalaki and Kakaban. The astonishing scenery includes palm trees that swing from side to side while the ocean changes colors from green to blue. Accompanied by the various sea creatures such as the stingless jellyfish, dolphins, manta rays, giant turtles, dugongs and barracudas, and even whales (if you’re lucky), there will never be a dull moment. The Darawan islands has over 460 different corals and more than 870 species of fish. In fact, due to the bio-diversity, the Derawan islands are considered the third best diving sites in the world.
ARMA Museum & Resort
Examine and interpret the paintings of Balinese, Indonesian and foreign artists at the Agung Rai Museum of Art in Ubed. Enjoy art collections as well as theatre performances, dance, music, bookshops, painting classes, seminars, training programs, and special exhibitions. ARMA also provides culture workshops such as wood carving, cooking classes and batik. Elegant rooms with sophisticated architecture await at the resort of ARMA. Ponds filled with waterlily create an atmosphere of serenity as you enjoy the iconic statues. Head over to the open-air restaurant to demolish your hunger with Thai cuisine while gazing over the ancient rice fields. The resort also offers spa treatments like meditation, yoga, massages, somatic therapy, flower remedies and other soothing treatments. If you’re searching for a place of tranquility to relax your nerves, the ARMA Museum & Resort is the perfect place for you.
Bali Safari & Marine Park
Get friendly with different species of rare animals all in one place in the Bali Safari and Marine Park. The park consists of over 70 species and around 400 specimen from Indonesia as well as India and Africa. The diverse collection of animals include Himalayan bears, black bucks, African hippos, zebras, camels, ostriches, baboons, blue wildebeests, lions, spotted dear and even Indian white tigers! Mingle with the orangutang or ride on the back of an elephant through the Elephant Back Safari ride and the Animal Encounter space. Don’t miss out on the Ranthambore exhibit which is a replica of the city of Rajasthan that showcases the Komodo dragon. Keep an eye out for various free animal shows and the current show playing at the Bali Theatre. The Bali Safari & Marine Park is a day of family fun with amazing opportunities to learn about tons of animals and interact with them up close.