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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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Provincial Lawmakers Zoning Laws in South Bali are Almost Completely Ignored (10/31/2014)
Two Migrant Worker Drown Off Sanur (10/31/2014)
German Tourism Missing After Snorkeling at Nusa Dua (10/31/2014)
Indonesian Tourism Promotion Board and New Tourism Minister Identify Crucial Problems Preventing Tourism Growth (10/31/2014)
27-Year Old Australian Man Standing Trial in April 2014 Hijacking Scare on a Bali-Bound Virgin Australia Flight (10/31/2014)
Religious Affair Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin Proposes Legislation to End Religious Persecution in Indonesia (10/31/2014)
A.A. Gede Ngurah Puspayoga is Sole Balinese Named to Joko Widodo's Presidential Cabinet (10/31/2014)
Province of Bali Introduces Monthly Open Forum to Allow Citizens to Voice Criticism and Recommendations to Provincial Officials (10/31/2014)
Marketer and Developer of Swiss-Belhotel Bali Condotel Project in Bali Being Sued by Unhappy Purchasers (10/31/2014)
Bankruptcy of Kintamani Restaurants Blamed on Bad Governance (10/31/2014)
President Joko Widodo Picks Telkom CEO to be Indonesia's Tourism Czar (10/31/2014)
Indonesia AirAsia X to Start Flights Five Times Each Week Bali-Melbourne on December 26, 2014 (10/31/2014)
Indonesian Minister of Tourism Label Malaysia and Thailand as 'Common Enemies' of Indonesian Tourism - Calling for Better Information Technology and Enhanced Hygiene (10/31/2014)
Bank Indonesia Changing Registration Rules for Bali Moneychangers (10/31/2014)
ASITA Calls on New Tourism Minister to Focus on More than Merely Bali in Designing Tourism Policies (10/31/2014)
Export of Knockdown House from Bali Remains Sluggish (10/31/2014)
Denpasar Lawmaker Calls for Repair and Upgrade of Sanur Village Community Sidewalks (10/31/2014)
Bali Weather Forecasters Predict Delayed Rains to Finally Fall in November (10/27/2014)
Twice Weekly Performance of Ancient Balinese Music in Sanur Through February 1, 2015 (10/27/2014)
More Warnings About the Disastrous Effects of Uncontrolled Growth in Bali Accommodation Sector (10/27/2014)
Klungkung Regency Plans to Increase Entrance Fees for Day Visitors to Nusa Penida by 1,070% (10/27/2014)
CEO of Hotel Bali Kuta Residence Facing Trial for Fraudulent Property Deal (10/27/2014)
56-Year-Old Australian Dies While Surfing on Kuta Beach (10/26/2014)
Deputy Governor Calls for More Balinese Signage at Airport and Other Key Locations (10/26/2014)
Bali Bird Park Celebrates 19 Years of Operations with Special Offers and New Bird Exhibits (10/26/2014)
Baliís Iconic Panorama at Kintamani Vanishing Behind Illegal Buildings (10/26/2014)
3 of 4 Baliís Lakes Now Badly Polluted; Failure to Act Threatens Baliís Supply of Drinking Water (10/26/2014)
Malaysian Airline Flight Makes Emergency Diversion to Bali When Passenger Goes into Labor (10/26/2014)
Long-Time Bali Resident Bob Ellis Murdered in What Police Believe was Murder-for-Hire Scheme Orchestrated by His Wife, Noor Ellis (10/24/2014)
Denpasar Health Officials Undertake Educative Steps and Fogging to Prevent Upswing in Dengue Fever Cases (10/24/2014) Reports Premium Fuel Prices to Increase 46% on November 1, 2014 (10/24/2014)
A Solo exhibition by I Made Wiradana, "Harmony Inside" November 20 - December 18, 2014 at Ganesha Gallery Ė Four Seasons Resort Jimbaran (10/24/2014)
Bali Isolates Patient Suspected of Contracting MERS-CoV (10/24/2014)
Garuda Starts Daily Flights between Bali and Timor Leste (10/24/2014)
Archipelago International Opens 5th Favehotel in Bali (10/24/2014)
Bookshelf: 'Looking for Borneo' Ė Insights into the Endless Beauty of the Worldís Third Largest Island (10/24/2014)
Australian Philip Robert Grandfield Deported to Australia After Six Years in Prison on Pedophilia Conviction (10/24/2014)
Putting Baliís Illegal Moneychangers Out of Business (10/24/2014)
BIWA Christmas Bazaar at Lottte Mart Saturday, November 16, 2014 (10/24/2014)
Bookshelf: A New Approach to Indonesian Cooking by Heinz von Holzen (10/19/2014)
Folly has its Price. Spirited Comments of Disaffection Continue to Flow in About Baliís Newly Renovated Airport (10/19/2014)
Legality of Badung Regency Funding of Taman Ayun Questioned by Badung Legislator (10/19/2014)
French Climber Evacuated From Upper Slopes of Mount Agung (10/19/2014)
Bali Lifesavers Show Their Skills at International Surf Rescue Games in France (10/19/2014)
United Federation of Travel Agents to Meet in Bali November 16-19, 2014 (10/18/2014)
Editorial: In the Unfolding Ebola Epidemic Crisis the Most Deadly Symptom May be Fear (10/17/2014)
ĎTogether as Oneí Fun Run Raises More than US$9.000 to Improve Housing for the Poor in Bali (10/17/2014)
Denpasar, Bali Mayor Joins Chorus Urging Port of Benoa Not be Used for LNG Depot (10/17/2014)
Tirta Wahana Bali International to Go Ahead with Benoa Bay Reclamation Project (10/17/2014)
Indonesia Fails to Enforce Rules on Handicapped Access (10/17/2014)
202 Victims of 2002 Bali Bombing Commemorated at ĎGround Zeroí (10/17/2014)
St. Regis Bali Features 8 Wines of Ch‚teau Angelus and Six Courses of Superlative Dining on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 (10/17/2014)
Violent Taxi Driver in Bali Gets 6 Months Jail (10/17/2014)
Mari Elka Pangestu, Minister of Tourism and the Creative Economy to Remain Committed to Developing Creative Enterprises After Leaving Public Service (10/17/2014)
Bali Airport Worker Suffers Head Injuries from Aircraft Propeller (10/17/2014)
Garuda CEO Emirsyah Satar Named Asia-Pacific Airline executive of the Year (10/17/2014)
Shane Coates Named General Manager of Hard Rock Hotel Bali (10/17/2014)
Banyan Tree Ungasan Debuts White Dove Wedding Chapel in Bali (10/17/2014)
Bali Host to Inaugural Incentive Conference and Event Society Meeting November 12-14, 2014 (10/17/2014)
Pejeng Royal Palace Debuts Monthly Dance and Music Extravaganza (10/12/2014)
Denpasar Titi Banda Monument to be Completed in November 2014 (10/12/2014)
Illegal Rafting Operators Outnumber Bona Fide Operators on Baliís Ayung River (10/12/2014)
Medical Faculty Member from Baliís Udayana University Claims Junior High Students Working as Gigolos in Kuta (10/12/2014)
BIMC Hospital Nusa Dua Wins Top Australian Health Care Accreditation (10/12/2014)
20 Dead and 21 Still Missing from Party of 49 People on Wedding Cruise from Madura to North Bali (10/12/2014)
Austrian Tourist Found Dead on the Beach Near Lovina, North Bali (10/12/2014)
Bali Customs Intercept Three Cargo Packets Containing Methamphetamines (10/12/2014)
Western Australia Wedding Organizer Closes, Leaving Many Bali Weddings in Doubt (10/12/2014)
Little Action to Address Beach Erosion at Nusa Dua (10/12/2014)
Bali Governor Invites Indian Film Stars to Make a Movie in Bali (10/12/2014)
Garuda CEO Outlines Steps in Place to Grow the Chinese Market (10/12/2014)
AYANA Resort and Spa Launches its New Wedding and Event Venue - SKY (10/12/2014)
Outgoing Indonesian Tourism Minister Leaves Booming Tourism Sector (10/12/2014)
Chinese Tourist Drowns on Geger Beach in South Bali (10/12/2014)
Golden Tulip Essential Hotel Opens in Denpasar, Bali (10/12/2014)
Garuda Phasing Out of Boeing 737-800NG with Introduction of Boeing 737 MAX 8 (10/12/2014)
Bali Taxi Driver Faces Possible 8 Month Jail Sentence for Assaulting Russian Tourist (10/12/2014)
19 Official National Holidays and Shared Holidays in Indonesia for 2015 (10/11/2014)
Bali Update Reader Provides an In-depth Analysis of Why Baliís New Airport Fails to Please (10/11/2014)
Balinese On-Line Wiki Dictionary Now Available (10/11/2014)
Bali by the Numbers: Q3 Arrival to Bali in Record Territory (10/5/2014)
Thousands of Balinese Flock to the Shores for Banyu Pinaruh Ė a Quest for Clarity of Wisdom (10/5/2014)
Building and Zoning Law Violators in Denpasar, Bali Ignore Citations and Continue to Break the Law (10/5/2014)
Citizens at Celukan Bawang, North Bali Power Project Refuse to Allow Passage of High ĖVoltage Lines Over their Lands (10/5/2014)
Bali and Beyond: 850 Souvenir and Food Kiosks at Borobudur Temple Complex in Central Java Destroyed by Fire (10/5/2014)
Foul Play Not Indicated in Death of 53-Year-Old Japanese Woman in Ubud (10/5/2014)
Supreme Court Rules Tjokorda Pemecutan of the Puri Pemecutan Palace Must Serve One-Year Prison Term for Manslaughter (10/5/2014)
Will Premium Gasoline Cost Rp. 9,500 per Liter in November 2014? (10/5/2014)
Surveillance Camera at Bali Airport Helps Police Catch Bag Theft (10/5/2014)
Bali Environmentalist Claim Hotels Shown Favoritism in Access to Baliís Water Supply (10/5/2014)
Bali Police Evacuate Erratic Acting Australian National from the Australian Consulate in Bali (10/5/2014)
CCTV Surveillance Cameras Installed by Regency at Bali Port of Gilimanuk Havenít Work for More than a Year (10/5/2014)
Indonesian Government Seeking a Larger Share of the Lucrative Chinese Tourist Market (10/4/2014)
Tourism Minister Pangestu Urges Caution and Careful Study Before Deciding to Build LNG Depot at Baliís Benoa Harbor (10/4/2014)
Torry Djohar Banguntoro Now Heads 9th Udayana Military Command in Bali (10/3/2014)
Belgium Post Office Issues Two Stamps Celebrating Tintinís Exploits in Indonesia (10/3/2014)
Dewi Ruci Underpass Intersection Needs a Pedestrian Overpass (10/3/2014)
Experts Warn that Decision to Built LNG Depot at Baliís Port of Benoa is Ill-Advised (10/3/2014)
Delicate Financial Position of Airlines Connecting Bali and Indonesia Puts Future of Baliís Australian Tourist Market in Doubt (10/3/2014)
Bali Governor Orders Water Utility (PDAM) to Remedy Severe Water Shortage in South Bali (10/3/2014)
Balinese Cruise Worker Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder and Sexual Assault to Be Sentenced in December 8, 2014. (10/3/2014)
Bali Opens New Domestic Passenger Terminal at Benoa Seaport (10/3/2014)
Garuda Indonesia Plans More Eastern Flights to Labuan Bajo and Tambolaka (10/3/2014)
Visa-free Visit for Indonesian Travelers to Japan Beginning December 1, 2014 (10/3/2014)