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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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Police Arrest 25-Year-Old Freelance Balinese Driver in Brutal Killing of Elderly Japanese Couple (9/18/2017)
Breaking News: Mount Agung Status Upgraded to ‘Siaga – Level 3’ - Second Highest Level of Alert. (9/18/2017)
Two Bulgarians Arrested in Lovina, North Bali, Robbing an ATM Machine (9/17/2017)
St. Regis Bali Resort Offers Nine Courses By Nine Chefs At The Cloud Nine to Celebrates Turning Nine on October 27, 2017 (9/17/2017)
Garuda Offers Thrice Weekly Non-stop London to Jakarta Flights Starting October 31, 2017 (9/17/2017)
Jetstar to Halt Townsville to Bali Flights on March 21, 2018 (9/17/2017)
Governor Receives Award from Retired Police Officers Association for Service to the Nation (9/17/2017)
Bali Restaurateur Chris Salans Works with Bali Farmers to Maximize the Use of Local Produce and Food Ingredients (9/17/2017)
Indonesian Online Travel Company Traveloka Roundly Condemned for Desecrating Panorama on Sanur Beach in Bali (9/17/2017)
AirAsia Indonesia Adopts New Livery Design for its Airbus 320s Emulating Indonesian Iconic Destinationsns (9/17/2017)
Chinese Tourist Boosting Shopping Visitors to ITDC’s Bali Collection (9/17/2017)
Thai Lion Air Commences Daily Flights Between Bangkok and Bali (9/17/2017)
South African Woman Won’t Get Life in Prison or Death Sentence for Smuggling 1.53 Kilograms of Narcotics into Bali (9/17/2017)
Balinale Connects Filmmakers with 108 Films From 42 Countries (9/17/2017)
Guardians of Batu Melawang Cave on Nusa Ceningan in Bali Complain of a Shortage of Birds' Nest Harvesters (9/17/2017)
Bird Flu Confirmed in Death of Girl on Nusa Penida, Bali (9/17/2017)
Karangasem Farmers Stage Rain Ritual to End a Drought at Festival Subak (9/17/2017)
Bali Lawmakers Raise Alarm Over Increasing Environmental Damage at Nusa Penida (9/17/2017)
Following Increased Volcanic activity, Karangasem Regency Limits Religious Followers from Climbing Mt. Agung to an Elevation Higher than 1,500 Meters Above Seal Level (9/17/2017)
‘E-toll Cane’ Provides Help for People with Arms That Can't Reach the Toll Machine (9/17/2017)
Premiere of ‘Charlie Chaplin in Bali’ at Bali International Film Festival - Balinale on September 24, 2017 (9/17/2017)
Balinese Artist I Nyoman Gunarsa to be Cremated in Klungkung on Saturday, September 30, 2017 (9/15/2017)
Trans Resort Bali Hosts Painting Exhibition and Book of Remembrance for I Nyoman Gunarsa Through September 30, 2017 (9/15/2017)
Government Raises Alert Status of Bali’s Mount Agung Volcano to ‘Waspada’ – One Step Above ‘Normal’. Public Urged to Remain Calm (9/14/2017)
Renowned Indonesian Contemporary Art, Educator, and Art Curator Nyoman Gunarsa Dies at 74 (9/10/2017)
Nam Air Opens New Air Routes from Bali to Bima, Sumbawa and Tmbaloka, Sumba (9/10/2017)
Banyuwangi Airport Undergoing Upgrades to Serve as ‘Parking Area’ for VIP Aircraft Attending World Bank – International Monetary Fund Meeting in Bali in October 2018 (9/10/2017)
Australian Heading Community Project that has Restored Sight to Tens of Thousands of Indonesians Dies in Perth. (9/10/2017)
Cash for Payment of Toll Fee in Bali Not Accepted After October 1, 2017 (9/10/2017)
Murder Suspected in Death of Elderly Japanese Couple in Jimbaran, South Bali (9/10/2017)
Indonesian Banks Warn It’s Illegal to for Merchants to Apply Credit Card Surcharges in Indonesia (9/10/2017)
President Widodo Visits Bali to Call for Deregulation and Simplification of the Bureaucracy (9/10/2017)
Grand Hyatt Bali Opens Veranda Lounge And Bar (9/10/2017)
Province to Facilitate One Thousand Poor Balinese Students Seeking Employment in the Cruise Industry in 2018 (9/10/2017)
Blow Hole at Nusa Dua Closed Temporarily as a Safety Precaution (9/10/2017)
Province Working to Increase Tourist Visits to Batur Volcanic Museum at Kintamani (9/10/2017)
Governor Pastika Accepts Invitation to Speak at World Hindu Conference in Chicago in September 2018 (9/10/2017)
Bali Governor Wants Computerized E-learning Introduced at Island’s High Schools (9/10/2017)
Angry Villagers Demand Two Dutchmen Be Sentenced to Prison and Deported for Assaulting Local Residents in East Bali. (9/10/2017)
Singaporean Tourist Dies While Diving at Padang Bai, East Bali (9/10/2017)
Former Alaya Resort Kuta Transformed and Rebranded as Amnaya Resort Kuta (9/10/2017)
Bali Audiences Captivated Over Two Nights by Jakarta Concert Orchestra Presented by Padma Resorts (9/3/2017)
Much Loved Catholic Priest to Communities in Bali and Sarawak Dies at 73 of Cancer (9/3/2017)
Jakarta Airport Eliminates Porters and Appoints ‘Airport Helpers’ Who Will No Longer Charge for Baggage Handling. Is Bali Next? (9/3/2017)
Bali International Open Piano Competition September 23-24, 2017 (9/3/2017)
Sanur Resident Dies While Spearfishing at Nusa Penida (9/3/2017)
BALINALE Connects Filmmakers And Entertains Communities With 108 Films From 42 Countries (9/3/2017)
German Tourist Sentenced to 18-months Prison in Death of Indonesian in a Bar Fight (9/3/2017)
Breast Cancer Meets its Match (9/3/2017)
Large Whale Washes Ashore in West Bali (9/3/2017)
New Kuta Golf – Bali Celebrates 10th Anniversary with a Grand Golf Tournament October 7-8, 2017 (9/3/2017)
The First International Paper Plane Championship in Bali – November 13-15, 2017 (9/3/2017)
401 Livestock Sacrificed in Denpasar for Distribution to the Poor for Idul Adha on Friday, September 1, 2017 (9/3/2017)
American Arrested at Bali Airport with Live Ammunition in his Luggage (9/3/2017)
Garuda Indonesia Urged to Meet Competition to London via Better Prices and More Promotion (9/3/2017)
Samsara Ubud Villa Opens in Ubud with Special Discount Until October 30, 2017 (9/3/2017)
Young Englishman Prevented from Leaping to His Death in Kuta (9/3/2017)
Vietnam Airlines and Garuda Indonesia Poised to Cooperate in Doubling Tourism Visits (9/3/2017)
Faulty Telkom Satellite Causes Havoc at many ATM Machines (9/3/2017)
Record 9,000 Runners from 44 Countries Joined Maybank Bali Marathon 2017 (8/27/2017)
Bali’s Sababay Winery Acknowledged by HKTI for Innovation in Improving the Lives of North Bali Grape Growers (8/27/2017)
Badung Regency Wants to Double the Entertainment Tax to 25% (8/27/2017)
Orange Prices Rebound for Kintamani Oranges (8/27/2017)
10 Prisoners Held in Bali Prisons Shifted to Central Java’s Notorious Nusa Kambangan Prison (8/27/2017)
Renovations Completed at NusaBay Menjangan by WHM (8/27/2017)
Work Begins on Rp. 1.7 Trillion Transformation of Benoa Cruise Port in Bali (8/27/2017)
Bali Targeting to Earn US$90 million for Annual Meeting of IMF and WB in Bali in October 2018 (8/27/2017)
Contractors Given Deadline of October 2018 to Remedy the Smell and Unsightliness of TPA Suwung. (8/27/2017)
Bali Aviation Authorities Seek Public’s Help to Keep Airport Approaches Free of Kite, Drones, Balloon, Lampions and Laser Lighting (8/27/2017)
Bali-Bound Qatar AIR Flight Makes Emergency Landing in India When Co-Pilot Collapses in Cockpit (8/27/2017)
Former Jembrana Regent Sentence for Corruption Doubled on Final Appeal to the Supreme Court. (8/27/2017)
Deputy Regent of Gianyar Say Toughness and New Rules Needed to Overcome Traffic Congestion, Street Trash, and Sewerage in Ubud (8/27/2017)
Balinese Rate Higher on ‘Happiness Index’ than Most Indonesians (8/27/2017)
Indian Independence Day Celebrated at Ubud Reception (8/27/2017)
Province Invites ITDC to Develop and Manage 600-hectare Site in West Buleleng, Bali (8/27/2017)
Badung Tourism Promotion Board Chief Wants Regency to Purchase a Commercial Aircraft (8/27/2017)
Chinese Tourist Dies in Pool of a Jimbaran Luxury Resort (8/27/2017)
American Expat Dennis Linkletter Runs Company Making What is widely Considered the World’s Best BBQ Grill and Smoker in Bali (8/20/2017)
Saturday Night at the Movies on the Beach at Ayodya Resort Bali with ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ - August 26th and M*A*S*H - September 2, 2017 (8/20/2017)
One Dies in Inter-Provincial Bus Accident Near Bali Port of Gilimanuk (8/20/2017)
‘The Australian’ Writing on Booming Bali Real Estate Market Dangerously Misleads Foreigners Looking to Purchase Property in Bali (8/20/2017)
Sanur Community Stage Independence Day Torch-lit Parade to Protest Benoa Bay Reclamation (8/20/2017)
Bali Discovery Now Represented in the Indian Market by Eazee Connect Respz in Mumbai (8/20/2017)
Prosecutors Seeking Sentence Review and Harsher Sentence for Son of Bali Legislator Convicted of Murder (8/20/2017)
Bali Chief of Police Urges Execution on Site of Policemen Found Involved in Narcotics Trade (8/20/2017)
Bali to Calcutta Flights by AirAsia Confirmed to Start on October 1, 2017 (8/20/2017)
Herbalife Bali International Triathlon Returns to Bali October 15, 2017 (8/20/2017)
Passengers at Bali’s Airport Included in Indonesian Independence Day Celebrations on August 17-18, 2017 (8/20/2017)
PT Angkasa Pura Books 61% More Profits for Semester-I of 2017 (8/20/2017)
Head of Udayana Military Command Says at Least 50 ISIS Members operating in Bali (8/20/2017)
Bali Safari Marine Park Animals Raise a Salute on Indonesia’s Independence Day (8/20/2017)
Australia and Indonesia Musical Collaboration Workshop At The Dria Raba Foundation (8/20/2017)
29-Year-Old Woman Pilot Stops as Bali Airport Half-Way Through Solo Circumnavigation of the Planet (8/20/2017)
Malaysian Man Arrested with Two Marijuana Cigarettes at Bali Airport (8/20/2017)
Confusion Surrounds Plans for Bali’s New Airport at Kubutambahan North Bali With Exact Location and Jakarta's Approval Still Uncertain (8/20/2017)
Chinese Tour Leader Busted at Bali’s Airport with 0.40 grams of Methamphetamine (8/20/2017)
44-Year-Old Japanese Tourist Facing Prison After being Charged with Stealing a Wristwatch from Bali Geleria Duty-Free Shop (8/20/2017)