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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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Joko Widodo and Jusuf Kalla Declared Winners of Presidential and Vice-Presidential Race. Prabowo Subianto Takes Legal Steps to Challenge Election Results. (7/25/2014)
Design Expert Explores Ways to Enforce Rules Mandating Balinese Style Architecture and Finishes in all Building Projects (7/25/2014)
Australian Man Found Dead in Kuta Hotel Room (7/25/2014)
Fire Destroys One Villa at Amankila (7/25/2014)
Hotels and Villas in Bali Claim Occupancies for July-August 2014 are Down by as much as 15% (7/25/2014)
Foreign Affair Official Sentenced to Prison for Corruption of International Meeting Funds dedicated to Bali (7/25/2014)
St. Regis Kayuputi Culinary Team Represented Indonesia at Bocuse d’Or Asia Pacific in Shanghai (7/25/2014)
Government Does Surprise Drug Screening of Domestic Pilots at Bali Airport (7/25/2014)
Bali by the Numbers: Bali on Pat to Welcome 3.75 million Foreign Visitors in 2014 (7/25/2014)
French Drug Courier Gets 15 Year Prison Sentence in Bali (7/25/2014)
Garuda Loses US$211 million in First Half of 2014 (7/25/2014)
Jazz musician Deborah Carter set to perform at Uma by COMO in Ubud on August 10, 2014 (7/25/2014)
Prego at The Westin Celebrates Summer with a Traditional Italian Ferragosto Family Brunch (7/25/2014)
Bali Governor Extends Public Congratulations to New Indonesian President and Vice President (7/25/2014)
Animal Health Officials Link Poor Trash Management in Bali to Island’s Rabies Epidemic (7/25/2014)
3 Balinese Boys at Tulamben Die During Jukung Outing (7/24/2014)
Drug Smuggler Posing as a Reporter Arrested at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport (7/24/2014)
Java-Bali High Voltage Submarine Cable Threatened by Shore Side Erosion (7/24/2014)
Mild Earthquake Off Southeast Coast of Bali on Thursday, July 24, 2014 (7/24/2014)
Four Hospitalized with electrical Burns after Accident at Mantra Restaurant in Kerobokan, North Kuta (7/24/2014)
I Wayan Sujana: Born Bali - 1989 Died Ukraine -2014 (7/21/2014)
Séance Held to Communicate with one of the Balinese Victims of the Shoot Down of MH17 (7/20/2014)
Ubud Jazz Festival August 8-9, 2014 (7/20/2014)
Young Australian Designer Commits Suicide in Dalung, Bali (7/20/2014)
Six Bali Residents Die in Crash of MH 17 Shot Down Over Ukraine (7/20/2014)
Sanur Beach Now Home to Rainbow Coin Laundry - Our Favorite Laundromat. (7/20/2014)
DPR Tells BUMN Minister Dahlan Iskan to Replace all Merpati Directors (7/20/2014)
Bali Needs to Become More Energy Independent (7/20/2014)
Lion Air Reported to be Seeking to a 49% Share of Jetstar from Qantas Airways (7/19/2014)
Police Arrest Man Attempting to Sell Turtles to Bali Restaurants (7/19/2014)
Balinese Thanksgiving of ‘Nyelung’ Celebrated Once every Decade by Gianyar Farmers (7/19/2014)
Bali Search and Rescue and Sanglah General Hospital Undertake Emergency Drill (7/18/2014)
Police Install CCTV Surveillance System at Sea Ports and Airports over Lebaran Holidays in Bali (7/18/2014)
Garuda Indonesia Wins ‘World’s Best Cabin Staff’ at 2104 World Airline Awards (7/18/2014)
Protests Erupt when Bali Toll Road Workers Asked to Wear Arabic Dress During Ramadhan and Idul Fitri Period (7/18/2014)
9th Sanur Village Festival Set for August 20-24, 2014 (7/18/2014)
Bali’s Hatten Wines Celebrates 20 Years of Wine Production During the Month of August 2014 (7/18/2014)
Garuda Announces Amsterdam Flights will Avoid Ukraine Airspace Following Shoot Down of Malaysian Airline Flight (7/18/2014)
75 Passengers Rescued from Burning Bali to Lombok Ferry (7/18/2014)
Bali Village Protesting Reclamation of Benoa Bay are Barred from Sharing their Concerns with the Indonesian President (7/18/2014)
$US5 Million X-Ray Detector Remains Parked and Unused at Bali Port of Gilimanuk (7/13/2014)
Hotel Amed Café in North Bali Destroyed by Fire (7/13/2014)
Latest Professional Meeting Planners Guide for BaliAvailable Now (7/13/2014)
Indonesia on Tenterhooks Waiting for Official Results of Presidential Election (7/13/2014)
Two Swiss Teenagers Arrested for Stealing at Beachwalk Shopping Center in Kuta (7/12/2014)
PRC Opens Consulate in Bali (7/12/2014)
Indonesia Preparing to Require Plain Packaging for Alcoholic Beverages (7/12/2014)
Bali Officials Claim Many International Schools in Bali are Illegally Established (7/12/2014)
Bali Suffers an Island-Wide Blackout on a Saturday Night, July 12, 2014 (7/12/2014)
Length of Stay at Bali Hotels Down Slightly in May 2014 (7/12/2014)
Bali Tourism Leaders Complain that US$10 Increase in VOA Introduced without Prior Consultation or Warning (7/12/2014)
Passenger Loads on Indonesian Domestic Rotes Decline During Presidential Elections (7/12/2014)
Sriwijaya Air Seeking to Assume Old TigerAir Mandala Routes (7/12/2014)
Young Indonesian Hoteliers Signing Up by the Hundreds for 12-month On-the-Job Training Experience in the U.S.A. (7/12/2014)
Head of Indonesia Chef Association Calls for Greater Role for Balinese Cuisine and Farming Products in Bali's Tourism Industry (7/12/2014)
Director of Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel Missing for More than 2 Months Reemerges in Yogyakarta. (7/12/2014)
Devastating Fire at Seririt Traditional Market Has Affected the Lives of 1,200 Local Traders (7/12/2014)
IHG Group Opens Holiday Inn Express Bali Raya Kuta (7/12/2014)
Australian Tourist Threatens Villa Staff with a Gun (7/12/2014)
The Mulia – Nusa Dua, Bali Joins List of Top 101 Suites of The World by Elite Traveler (7/11/2014)
Indonesian Dive Boat Captain Sentenced to 3 Years Prison for Negiligent Homicide in the Death of 2 Japanese Divers (7/11/2014)
Sriwijaya to Fly to Three New Chinese Destinations from Bali Stating in August (7/11/2014)
Uncertain Fate Awaits Pet Canines Smuggled from Java to Bali (7/10/2014)
Solemen Comes to the Rescue Turning Around the Lives of One of Bali’s Most Impoverished Extended Families (7/10/2014)
Hotel Link Solutions Indonesia Wins Award for Help Local Hotels Get a Larger Share of the On-Line Booking Market (7/6/2014)
Green Leaf Restaurant in Ubud Destroyed by Late Night Fire (7/6/2014)
78 Foreigners Die in Bali in the First Six Months of 2014 (7/6/2014)
Australian in Apparent Suicide in North Kuta, Bali (7/6/2014)
Denpasar, Bali Government Coordinating Efforts to Collect US$100 Monthly Tax from Foreign Workers (7/6/2014)
Kuta Hotel Uniformed Security Guard Caught on Camera Robbing Guest Room (7/6/2014)
Time Running Out for Merpati Nusantara to Restructure Debts to Shares (7/6/2014)
Bangli Officials Claim they are Unable to Stop Illegal Parking Operations at Kintamani Blamed for Traffic Jams (7/6/2014)
Blue Bird Taxi Open Golden Bird Lounge at International Arrival Terminal at Bali’s Airport (7/6/2014)
Man Arrested for Trying to Coerce Money From Russian Tourists After Transvestite Massage (7/6/2014)
Bali Prepares for Record Lebaran Holiday Travel Period with 242 Additional Flights (7/6/2014)
Kiwi Leeza Tracey Ormsby Gets Off with a Sentence of Only 10 Months Prison (7/6/2014)
Belgian Tourist Collapses and Dies at Ubud Guest House. (7/6/2014)
No Casualties as Java-Bali Ferry Sinks at Gilimanuk (7/5/2014)
Fire Decimates Siririt Traditional Market in North Bali (7/5/2014)
Visa on Arrival Fee Increased to $35 on July 1, 2104 Together with an Entire Range of Immigration Fees (7/5/2014)
Two Killed and Four Injured in Truck Accident Near Gitgit Waterfall at Bedugul, Bali (7/5/2014)
‘Human Roots’ – Sculptures by Mickaël Obrénovitch on Exhibit July-October at Como Shambhala Estate and Uma by Como in Ubud (7/5/2014)
Pamor Budi Kurniawan of Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort and Bene Italian Kitchen Named Indonesia’s Bets Sommelier (7/5/2014)
Program Announced for 2014 Ubud Writers and Readers Festival October 1-5, 2014 (7/5/2014)
Banyan Tree Ungasan Bali Hosts Dynamic Duo of Two Parisien Michelin Chefs August 1-9, 2014 (7/5/2014)
Most Cases of HIV/AIDS in Bali Found in Island’s Capital of Denpasar (7/5/2014)
New Book Commemorates the Life I Gusti Nyoman Lempad (1862-1978) - 116-Year Life of Remarkable Architect, Sculptor and Painter (6/29/2014)
Bali Hotel Occupancy’s Lower Than Normal (6/29/2014)
Rotary Club Bali Nusa Dua Contributes Funds to Care for Children Afflicted with HIV/AIDS (6/29/2014)
Award-Winning Young Indonesian Chef Competing for Global Honors in Norway (6/29/2014)
Dog Thieves in West Bali May Face 9 Years in Prison (6/29/2014)
Indonesia Begins Printing Cigarette Packages with Graphic Health Warnings (6/29/2014)
At Least 12 Bali Hotels Facing Criminal Action for Unlicensed Broadcasts of World Cup Football in the Public Areas (6/29/2014)
Presidential Candidate Prabowo Claims Bali is Example of Foreigners Siphoning off National Wealth (6/29/2014)
Crystal Cruise Plans a Calls on the Island of Bali in 2014-2015 (6/29/2014)
Bali and Most of Indonesia to Experience Solar Eclipse on Friday, May 10, 2013 (5/5/2013)