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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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More than 1,500 Participants Expected at Herbalife Bali International Triathlon (7/24/2016)
Canadian Presumed to Have Drowned off Double Six Beach in Bali (7/24/2016)
Danish Tourist Dies of Apparent Heart Attack While Touring Bali’s Rice Terraces (7/24/2016)
Niluh the Orangutan Invites 55 Children to Celebrate Her Birthday and National Children’s Day at the Bali Safari Marine Park (7/24/2016)
Beyond Bali: Sumba Hospitality Foundation Inaugurate East Nusa Tenggara’s First Hotel School in West Sumba (7/24/2016)
MOMENTS – An Exhibition of Photography by Michael Johnsey July 29- August 11, 2016 (7/24/2016)
Local Transport Drivers Enraged Over Billboards Advertising Illegal Online Transport Services (7/24/2016)
Australian Teen Beaten Savagely by Ojek Driver in Kuta, Bali After Refusing Transport Services (7/24/2016)
The Banjar Bali in Kuta Raided by Police for Employing Underage Girls as Therapists (7/24/2016)
Four-Year-Old Balinese Child Drowns at Canggu Club Pool (7/24/2016)
Bali Airport Closed for 45-Minutes to Undertake Runway Repairs (7/24/2016)
Confusion Reigns Over Rumors of Premature Invitations Issued for Cornerstone Ceremony for North Bali Airport (7/24/2016)
5th Bali International Choir Festival July 25-31, 2016 (7/24/2016)
Location Permit Extended Automatically for Benoa Bay Reclamation Pending Review of Environmental Impact Study (7/22/2016)
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali Names Horst Walther-Jones as General Manager (7/22/2016)
Lines of Pleasure – an Exhibition of Drawings by Noella Roos at VIN+ Seminyak: August 26 – September 31, 2016 (7/22/2016)
Governor Pastika Complains that Drug Dealers Once Tried to Sell Him Narcotics While Walking in Kuta, Bali (7/22/2016)
Badung Regency in Bali to Make Boarding Houses Pay Their Fare Share of Taxes (7/22/2016)
Buleleng Legislative Committee Opposed to ‘Bali Crossing’ High Voltage Transit Between Bali and Java (7/22/2016)
Illegal and Unlicensed Chinese Guides Protested by the Association of Indonesian Travel Agents (7/22/2016)
Police Increase Security in Bali Following Killing of Two Indonesian Terrorists in Central Sulawesi (7/22/2016)
Jetstar Flight from Sydney to Phuket Diverts to Bali to Off-Load 6 Men Involved in a Drunken Brawl (7/22/2016)
AirAsia Lands Airplane in Bali with ‘Turn Back Crime’ Livery (7/17/2016)
Demonstrators Take to the Streets of Sanur for What is Becoming Weekly Protests Against Plans to Reclaim Bali’s Benoa Bay (7/17/2016)
Food Truck Festival in Denpasar, Bali July 29-31, 2016 (7/17/2016)
Editorial: Current Indonesian Tourism Policies to Woo the Chinese Market May Prove Ultimately Self-Destructive for Bali (7/17/2016)
Tourist Arriving in Bali While Passing a Kidney Stone Wrongly Suspected of Drug Smuggling (7/17/2016)
Finnish Tourist Held for More than One Year by Bali Police Extradited to Western Australia (7/17/2016)
Australian in Custody in Bali After Outraging the Modesty of a Fellow Passengers on AirAsia Flight From Darwin (7/17/2016)
Foreign Visitors Injured or Killed in Bali Traffic Accidents Eligible for Insurance Compensation (7/17/2016)
Bali Tightens Acces Via Port of Gilimanuk (7/17/2016)
Volcanic Ash from Mount Bromo Causing Intermittent Closures of Abdurahman Saleh Airport in Malang (7/17/2016)
38th Bali Arts Festival Closed by Deputy Governor (7/17/2016)
Ubud Security Guard Apprehended for Serial Robbery of in-room Safes (7/17/2016)
Garuda Wins Skytrax Award for Best Cabin Crew for Third Consecutive Year (7/17/2016)
West Bali Housewife Dies of Rabies 3 Months After Being Bit by Household Pet (7/17/2016)
Mandarin Oriental To Brand and Manage Luxury Residences Adjacent To Mandarin Oriental, Bali (7/15/2016)
Jetstar Cancels Bali Holiday for 160 Bali-bound Passengers from Townsville on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 (7/15/2016)
Indonesian Government Condemns Violent July 15th Terrorist Attack in Nice, France (7/15/2016)
Angry Passengers Left Stranded in North Bali After a Marina Srikandi Fast Ferry Sinks in North Bali (7/15/2016)
Indonesia the Favorite Overseas Destination for Australian Travelers in April-May 2016 (7/15/2016)
Police in Ubud, Bali Ban Parking on Three Main Roads (7/15/2016)
Legian Beach Festival August 26-29, 2016 (7/15/2016)
Lion Air Staff Exposed for Ticket Scalping Operation at Bali’s Airport (7/15/2016)
Bali Prison and Narcotics Enforcement Personnel Say Drugs Being Smuggled into Kerobokan Prison via High-Flying Kites (7/15/2016)
Hotel Links Solutions and Pay Pal Team-Up to Offer Lower Transaction Rates for Indonesian Hotel and Villa Operators (7/11/2016)
Tourism Ministry to Focus on ‘Hard Selling’ to Achieve Target of 12 Million Foreign Tourists by End of 2016 (7/10/2016)
KontraS HAM: Police Brutality on the Increase in Indonesia (7/10/2016)
ForBALI Protestors Call on Minister Pudjiastuti to Refuse Request to Extend Location Permit for Benoa Bay Reclamation (7/10/2016)
Manchester United Star Chris Smalling Treated at Bali Hospital (7/10/2016)
Bali’s Telaga Waja Rafting Operators Facing Bankruptcy (7/10/2016)
Major Change of Personnel at Gilimanuk, Bali KTP Inspection Post Following Video of Corruption on Social Media (7/10/2016)
‘Voices from Coastal Communities’ – Photo Exhibition on East Bali Marine Conservation July 24 – August 6, 2016, at Casa Luna, Ubud (7/10/2016)
225 Moslem Prisoners at Bali’s Kerobokan Prison Receive Sentence Reductions (7/10/2016)
Governor Calls for Sharper Thinking Among the Balinese at Tumpek Landep Celebrations (7/10/2016)
Bali Proves to be a Price-Friendly and Increasingly Destination for Indonesian Holidaymakers (7/10/2016)
Those arriving at a Bali Seaport without a Valid ID Could be Refused Entry to the Island (7/10/2016)
A Short Distance from Bali, East Java Offers a Large Number of Interesting Attractions for Tourist Visitors (7/10/2016)
Bali’s Tanah Lot Temple Complex Welcomes Record Number of Visitors During Idul Fitri Holiday Week (7/10/2016)
Soka Beach in Tabanan, West Bali Under Threat from Erosion (7/10/2016)
Dolphin Watching Trips in Bali's North Surge During Lebaran Holidays (7/8/2016)
Two North Bali Children Caught by Police Trying to Coerce Money by Threatening Neighbor with a Bomb (7/8/2016)
Russian Man Runs Amuck Near Uluwatu (7/8/2016)
Tough Slog Ahead as Indonesia Targets 12 Million Foreign Visitors in 2016 (7/8/2016)
After Lone-Wolf Terror Attack in Central Java, Tourism Minister Assures Indonesia Remains a Safe Holiday Destination (7/8/2016)
Valuable Draw Prizes to Participants Joining 5km Fun Run at Herbalife Bali International Triathlon (7/3/2016)
Bank Mandiri Returns as Silver Sponsor of the 9th Herbalife Bali International Triathlon (7/3/2016)
Bali by the Numbers: Huge Surge in May Tourist Arrivals (7/3/2016)
344 Balinese Join Mass Tooth Filing in Denpasar (7/3/2016)
Australian Using Multiple Passports with Multiple Names May Do Multiple Years in a Bali Prison (7/3/2016)
Bali Court Hears How 68-Year-Old Australian Man Sexually Abused 16 Underage Girls (7/3/2016)
Bali Airport Authorities Pin Point Dates for the Idul Fitri Travel Boom (7/3/2016)
Bromo Volcano in East Java Showing Increased Level of Volcanic Activity (7/3/2016)
Bali Legislator from Partai Demokrat Arrested by KPK (7/3/2016)
French Resident Dies After Asthma Attack in Bali (7/3/2016)
Lebaran Traffic Backlogs of 12-kilomteres at Gilimanuk Ferry Crossing (7/3/2016)
New Rules for Residential and Commercial Trash Disposal for Denpasar, Bali Effective July 1, 2016 (7/3/2016)
Kintamani Festival on Hold While Museum Geopark Batur Gets its House in Order (7/3/2016)
Bali and Beyond Travel Fair Vastly Improved in its 3rd Edition. New Dates Set for BBTF 2017 (7/3/2016)
AirAsia Introduces 100% Automated Check-In System at the Bali Airport (7/3/2016)
Indonesia and Singapore Resolve to Cooperate to Promote Tourism (7/3/2016)
Two Men Face 1 to 5 Years in Prison for Selling ‘Magic Mushrooms’ in Kuta, Bali (7/3/2016)
Chinese Tourist Drowns While Snorkeling at Nusa Lembongan (7/1/2016)
Two Tourists Drown within a Single Hour in Bali on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (7/1/2016)
Fire Destroys 26 Local Traders’ Stands Outside 38th Bali Arts Festival (7/1/2016)
ForBALI Formally Complains to National Human Rights Commission Regarding Heavy-Handedness by Bali Law Enforcement (7/1/2016)
Clogged, Poor Drainage Causing Flooding at Bali’s Busy Dewa Ruci Interchange (7/1/2016)
Kuta Village Takes Action to Shut Down Illegal Money Changers (7/1/2016)
Two Bulgarian Tourists Arrested on Suspicion of ATM Crime in Bali (6/26/2016)
Balinese Participants in a Bedugul Canoe Race Dies of Heart Attack. (6/26/2016)
Operators of Sunken KMP Rafelia II Given Deadline of September 4, 2016, to Remove Sunken Ferry Boat in Java-Bali Straits (6/26/2016)
Kuta, Bali Launches 115 Free Wireless WiFi Points (6/26/2016)
Kemenuh Butterfly Park in Gianyar, Bali: Illegally Constructed, Illegally Operated and Failing to Pay Taxes (6/26/2016)
Indonesian Transportation Minister Not in Favor of Reclaiming Land to Extend Length of Bali’s Airport (6/26/2016)
Bali Airport Installs Thermal Scanner to Detect International Passengers Infected by the Zika Virus (6/26/2016)
Backlog of Unburied Corpses at Sanglah General Hospital Morgue Poses a Logistics and Spiritual Risk. (6/26/2016)
Bali’s Main Hospital Explains its Color-Coded Response to Medical Emergencies (6/26/2016)
Public Outcry as Official at Gilimanuk Border Checkpoint Caught on Film Taking a Bribe (6/26/2016)
Outgoing Denpasar Prosecutor Names Head of Denpasar Parking Authority as Suspect in Rp. 15.5 billion Corruption Case (6/26/2016)