Are you a water sport lover?. If you are, then remember of some places which you have ever been visited to do such water sport activities!. Is Tanjung Benoa already in your lists?. If it is not, you must add your list with it. You must go there anyway.

Tanjung Benoa is a calm beach located in south Kuta, Badung regency, Bali. You never doubt about how wonderful Bali as a tourism resorts. Do you?. The sunset alone is undoubtedly beautiful. However, you will admit how wonderful Tanjung Benoa as a water sport site.


Tanjung Benoa lies on the top of southeast Bali. This beach is a neighbor of Nusa Dua Bali. It can be reach about 35 minutes drive from Kuta, 40 minutes drive from Sanur, and 20 minutes drive from Ngurah Rai Airport (about 20 km from Ngurah Rai Airport).  The beach will attract you with its beautiful white sand. On a perfect clear weather, you will see the beauty panorama of the Mount Agung.

If you have ever visited some beaches in Bali, you will find Tanjung Benoa is quite different to other beaches in Bali such as Sanur, Kuta, and Uluwatu.

Tanjung Benoa beach is calmer than the others. The waves are relatively small making it ideal for family to spend their holiday.  The beautiful beach and the calm water appointed Tanjung Benoa as the marine sports center in Bali. Therefore, you can do various kinds of water sport activities there.

From the family activities save for children such as snorkeling, reef fishing, sea walker, and enjoying the marine life below the sea in a glass bottom into water sports boosting your adrenalin such as parasailing, wind surfing, jet skiing, banana boat sailing, rolling donut, wake board, scuba diving, and flying fish.


For them who are not used to do diving, many dive operators are available here. Besides, attracting the visitors with the various water sport activities, Tanjung Benoa offers many interesting sites to be visited. Bali traditional temples, a Chinese Buddhist temple, the art market, the fish market, the Bali golf and Country Club, also a must see Turtle Island are some spots can be found in Tanjung Benoa.

If you go to the town, you will be greeted by a range of shops and spas. Go shopping and get the souvenirs as you wish. If shopping is in the list of your activities, do not forget to bargain first to get a good deal. Going spa after challenging sport activities is good to loose your muscles and tension, refresh your body and mind, and be powerful again.

Staying longer in Tanjung Benoa, fresh and delicious seafood is something easy to be found. Many restaurants are along the street. You only need to choose which one you prefer to start from the traditional Warung to the French Fine Dining restaurant are available.

Here are some descriptions of water sport activities that you can do in Tanjung Benoa. For you who have plan to go there or for you who never do any water sport activities, hopefully, it may help you to do such preparation.

  • Parasailing

Parasailing is a water sport in which you are attached to a parachute and then tied to a motorboat which then drives around Tanjung Benoa.  You are cruise in the air as the boat glides on the water. The water boat driving keeps you off to the ground. It looks like you are doing a real skydiving but in an easier and safer way. You may invite your children with you by doing tandem flight in which two passengers attached to a parachute.

  • Jet skiing

Jet skiing is a water sport activity by riding a shallow-draft and highly-maneuverable, water-jet-propelled, aquatic craft (700 cc motorize ski) to explore Tanjung Benoa beach. Formerly, the instructor will train you with some rules of the game. He will guide you from the shore to the sea, and show you where is the saver place to ride because you will find many other riders and swimmers on the sea. It is to prevent any crash. You will be equipped by life jacket.

  • Banana boat

It is water recreational using yellow and banana shaped boat. Three to four riders sit on a larger, a main tube at the same time and rest their feet on two smaller tubes which stabilize the boat. It is like water rollercoaster. You will be equipped by life jacket for safety reason.

  • Sea Walker


Sea Walker is walking on the ocean floor equipped with platform helmet diving. The water will not hit into your head. Your head will keep dry. Therefore, you can keep using eyeglasses and veil. The helmet contains oxygen to support your breathing while enjoying the marine life bellow the sea of Tanjung Benoa.

  • Snorkeling


Snorkeling is fun swimming on the beach equipped by a diving musk/breathing tube and swim fins. You should have swimming skill to do this water activity. If you don’t, the snorkeling instructor will help you.

  • Scuba diving

Scuba diving is a form of diving and swimming under water in oceans with specific types of equipment. The diver uses underwater breathing apparatus to breathe below the sea.

  • Glass Bottom boat

Glass bottom boat is an underwater recreational using transparent boat offering you to observe the marine life below the sea of Tanjung Benoa. You will keep dry within the boat.

  • Rolling Donut

Rolling Donut is a sea water game. You will ride a boat look like a donut then will be pulled by speed boat around Tanjung Benoa beach.

  • Wake Boarding

Wake boarding is a water sport on the sea surface. You will ride a wakeboard over the water surface then will be pulled by speed boat.


So, which kind of water sport activities do you prefer to?. Happy trying!.


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