- Shore based
- Expeditions & Safaris
- Group trips
- Liveaboard Departures
- Learn to dive!
In spite of many changes caused by the rapid development of Bali's economy, tourism, and communications, and the influx of people from other Indonesian islands, the island of Bali is year after year voted by the readers of all major travel magazines the most enchanting travel and holiday destination in the whole world.
The friendly people and the absence of any serious criminal activities guarantee visitors a totally relaxing stay.
The religion from most Indonesians is Islam, making it the nation with the most Muslims.
Bali, however, is a Hindu nation. This can be explained by the history of the islands. Following a large number of power struggles between the diverse Javanese rulers, who were followers of either Hinduism or Buddhism, and with the influence of Islam steadily increasing, many inhabitants of Java fled to the neighbouring island of Bali, where a large part of the natives were followers of a local religion, Bali Aga.. . This religion, mixed with the religions from India resulting in the local form of Hinduism which is mainly practised in Bali today.
This relatively self contained social and religious community life is one of the main characteristics of the Balinese which is of great interest to visitors. Furthermore may of the people of Bali are especially creative in arts and crafts. Dance, music, wood carving, painting and basket weaving are common skills.