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Tips for Backpacking in Bali

Bali provides visitors with one of the best backpacking destinations in the world. With so many affordable dining, accommodation and tour options available, the opportunities are endless. An abundance of free activities are also available for backpackers in Bali, from checking out the worlds class beaches, to exploring the vibrant and bustling market scenes. Plan your next backpacking holiday to Bali and have the adventure of a lifetime without blowing your budget.

Dining in Bali

Cheap dining options in Bali are endless, from all you can eat buffets to street side vendors and all you can drink beer for one low price, you are sure to find something that pleases your tastebuds. Although the prices in Bali are very affordable, the service is not compromised, with friendly and welcoming wait staff leaving you with a lasting impression. Many hotels, even the cheaper ones, often have deals which include breakfast daily for the entirety of your stay. Having breakfast included with your accommodation can ultimately save you hundreds of dollars when travelling, helping you to save your money for the more important things, like shopping, sightseeing and cocktails!


Sightseeing & Attractions

In comparison to the prices of Australian tourist attractions, Bali’s prices are incredibly low for entry into some great theme parks and other guided tours of the island. Even on a backpacker’s budget, you will easily be able to visit the Bali Safari Park or Waterbom, for a great day of fun and everlasting memories. Tours around the island can also be found at cheap prices, from ATV tours to white-water rafting adventures. In comparison to many other worldly locations, Bali provides cheap tour options with a combined package of white-water rafting and elephant riding starting from as little as $98 per person. If you are on a budget, but don’t want to miss out on tours and sightseeing, Bali is the perfect destination for you.


Getting There

Not only are the living expenses in Bali more affordable, but Bali flights from Australia can often be found at cheaper prices too. Major airlines fly to Bali on a daily basis, with many direct flights also available. Sale fares can commonly be found for less than $500 return, making Bali an incredibly affordable international holiday destination. Getting to a country can often be the most expensive part of the trip, for a backpacker, but flying to Bali is relatively inexpensive, allowing you to save your money for more sightseeing and travelling around the world.

Everything about Bali makes it the perfect backpacking destination – from cheap flights to affordable accommodation and everything in between. Opt for last minute accommodation for the best deals and regularly check with your travel agent for flight specials. Accommodation starts from as little as $16 per night in some Bali hotels and resorts, but you can often find even more affordable options if you book a holiday package through your travel agent. So what are you waiting for, book the perfect backpackers holiday to Bali, today!