When you are preparing a vacation to Bali, and are interested in visiting the tourist attractions of Canggu. If yes, most likely, you will ask! What is there to do, and is Canggu worth visiting? If you have that question, then on this page, I will provide guidance and information on the best things to do in Canggu.
Below is the common question asked by tourists when they, for the first time visiting Canggu Bali. We will answer all the below question. Therefore you get a complete guide on things to do in Canggu Bali.
- What is Canggu in Bali like?
- Is it Canggu expensive?
- How to get the area from other places in Bali?
- How far from the Airport?
- To what extent from Ubud?
- How far from Uluwatu?
- Can you walk from Seminyak to Canggu?
- How much is a taxi from Canggu to Seminyak?
- How to get around effectively?
- Can you swim at Canggu Beach?
- What are the best things to do in Canggu Bali?
How We Get The Data On The Best Things To Do In Canggu
Before you read about a holiday guide to Canggu Bali, it’s good to know, where do we get data on popular things to do in Canggu Bali that is favored by tourists.
During this time, we often read several articles on holiday guides to Bali that are more suitable for Australian tourists, not for Indonesian, Indian, Chinese, and most of the Asian tourists. For your information, Wira Rafting Bali is a branch of Wira Tour Bali, a legal Tour & Travel agency in Bali. Based on our experience in providing Bali white water rafting, Bali marine water sports, and tour package for tourists for ten years. We know most Indonesian, Indian, and Chinese tourists prefer holiday activities in Bali, which are slightly different from Australian and European tourists.
Thus, based on the tastes differences from each tourist from every country, make us unable to create a list of the best thing things to do In Canggu to meet everybody’s criteria. Therefore, the list of best things to do in Canggu on this page will reach a broader audience. If you want to know what Indonesian tourists love doing while visiting Canggu, you can click the link below! However, the page is in the Indonesian language.
Bahasa Indonesia, ”5 Aktivitas Liburan Populer Di Canggu Bali Favorit Wisatawan Indonesia” >>>
The Canggu area is the name of a village in the North Kuta subdistrict, Badung regency, Bali. Most of the area is a flat area, and most of the land consists of paddy fields. Also, it has several regions located on the coast. The village area of Canggu bordered by Tibubeneng and South Kerobokan areas.
At first, the village not widely known by travelers as a tourist destination. But with the development of the Seminyak and now Seminyak area becoming a popular tourist destination in Bali. Therefore, making it an alternative destination adjacent to Seminyak.
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How Is Canggu Bali like?
So how is Canggu in Bali now? At the beginning of the Canggu tourism development, most visitors who have a vacation to the area were a surfer and expatriate. However, with the development of tourism facilities in Canggu, in the form of a cafe, vegetarian restaurant, shop, and private villa, making it preferred by an expatriate, hipster, and vegetarian tourist.
Besides tourism facilities, beach shoreline is one of the best places in Bali to watch the sunset. Due to the Beach shoreline facing to the southwest side of the horizon. Wherever you have a sit nearby the beach coastline, and the weather is clear, you will be able to see a fantastic sunset.
If you compare to Kuta Bali or Legian Bali, the area will be less quiet. However, to get around effectively, you will need a scooter, due to each cafe, restaurant and villa location spread out. Therefore, if you are looking for an alternative place to stay on the island of Bali, with less quiet than Kuta Bali or Legian, you should consider booking a private villa in Canggu Bali.
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Is it Canggu Expensive To Other Places In Bali?
This question is tough to answer. Due to a particular area of Bali, there is a place that offers local prices, and some are expensive. Let’s talk about Canggu!
You can still find a cheap place to eat in Canggu, and you can always find a luxury restaurant here, which is the same fact as for accommodation. If you eat on a local food stall in Canggu, which is call warung makan, you will get a portion of food for IDR 30,000 (USD 2).
I read on the internet, Ubud is cheaper compare to Canggu, and others say, Seminyak is more expensive to Canggu. From what I know as Balinese and live in Bali, all tourism areas In Bali, especially in the southern part of Bali, offer a wide choice to meet every budget of travelers.
For example, you can find easily in Ubud a luxury five stars resorts, the other ways, you also easily find cheap accommodation in Ubud. Also, the same thing in Canggu and other places in the southern part of Bali. Therefore, it will be erroneous to say one places in Bali more expensive to other locations in Bali.
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How To Get Canggu From Other Places In Bali?
Bali is a large island, and there are many tourist areas in Bali. Therefore, how to get Canggu from other places in Bali, on this page is only from Ngurah Rai International Airport, Ubud, and Uluwatu.
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How far is Canggu from Airport?
If you depart from Ngurah Rai Airport, then the distance of the Canggu Bali from Ngurah Rai Airport is about 22 kilometers. Regarding travel, time will vary depending on the type of vehicle you use.
How far is Canggu from Ubud?
Canggu and Ubud is a large area. For example, if you depart from the Ubud Monkey Forest tourist attraction, then heading to Batu Bolong Beach will cover a distance of about 32 kilometers.
How far is Canggu from Uluwatu?
The same things as Uluwatu is also a large area. For example, if you depart from Uluwatu temple to Batu Bolong Beach will cover a distance of about 37 kilometers.
Transportation Options To Canggu
Then what about the transportation options to the Canggu area? There are many transportation options to the area. So which transportation is the best? It depends on the scope of the visit, as well as the budget you have.
If you stay overnight, then from Ngurah Rai Airport, you can get a meter taxi. The average cost of transportation using a taxi from Ngurah Rai Airport to Canggu is around IDR 150,000 – IDR 170,000.
If you move a hotel from the Ubud to Canggu, the best transportation option is to use a rental car service with a driver. What about online taxis? In the tourist area of Ubud and some tourist areas in Bali, online taxis are not allowed to take passengers. Therefore, the choice is to use a car rental service with drivers in Ubud, Bali.
How about a scooter? Scooter rental fees will undoubtedly be cheaper than using a car rental service with a driver in Bali. Using a bike will be more suitable for you when moving hotels only carry backpacks, not suitcases. For transportation getting around in Canggu, I will write them down below.
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Can I walk from Seminyak to Canggu?
Yes, you can! All you require to do is a stroll along the beach. Let’s say you walk from Petitenget beach Seminyak to Berawa beach Canggu, and it will take 45 minutes to walk, and depend on your walking pace.
How much is a taxi from Canggu to Seminyak?
After you walk from Seminyak to Canggu, went you want to get back to Seminyak, you can ride a taxi. The taxi fare from Canggu to Seminyak average around IDR 110,000, for 15 minutes ride.
How To Get Around Effectively?
If you stay overnight in Canggu, then the best transportation to get around in the area is by scooter. The price of renting a motorbike depends on the type of Bike, usually around IDR 75,000 – IDR 150,000 / 24 hours without fuel. Please note, some of the roads are not wide, and there are several shortcuts pathway you must pass through. In addition to renting a motorbike, you can use the services of Gojek or Grab Bike (motorbike taxi) for transportation.
Traveling around the area by car can also be an option. But you must be adept at driving a car on a narrow road and accustomed to passing through traffic. Also, car parking areas are limited. Therefore, if you want to get around in the area with a car, it is better to use the Bali rent car with drivers. So you do not need to think about the car park and difficulty to pass narrow streets.
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Ride A Bicycle
I personally really like to travel to Canggu by riding a road bike (bicycle). Due to I can stroll and freely see the attraction of the area traversed. The obstacle to riding a bicycle is when parking, you must remember to lock your bicycle.
Is there a bicycle rental in Canggu? I do not have experience in renting bikes in Canggu Bali, because I use my road bike. But you can reach the hotel concierge where you stay to find you a bicycle rental shop in nearby your hotel.
Can I Swim at Canggu Beach?
There are five known beaches in Canggu, and each beach has its different characteristics for swimming. Below are the five beaches in Canggu;
The best beach for novice swimmers is the Nelayan beach.
The Best Things To Do In Canggu
Indonesian, Indian, and Chinese tourists choose to stay in the Canggu area because they are interested in private villas equipped with private swimming pools at affordable prices. However, for holiday activities Indonesian, Chinese and Indian prefer to visit places outside the Canggu area, such as;
While Australian and European tourists choose Canggu as their place to stay due, they want plenty of options of vegetarian cuisine, love to surf, and spend plenty of time for hangout while reading books.
1. Sitting by the Beach Waiting for Sunset
In the area, there are several beach attractions. However, the beach attractions in Canggu all is black sand. Unlike Melasti beach Ungasan, or the beach on Nusa Penida island, which has white sand. Canggu beach attractions such as Batu Bolong beach, Echo Beach (Batu Mejan beach), Berawa beach.
Then which beach is the best for viewing sunset? All beaches in Canggu Bali are perfect for viewing the evening because of the position of the coastline faces southwest. The beaches in the area crowded with tourist visits are Berawa beach and Echo beach.
For the Berawa beach, next to the Finns Beach Club, several beach cafe provides bean bag seating in the beach sand area. Most of our customers who use car rental services in Bali with a driver, like this location to see the sunset view on the beach while enjoying a cold drink.
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2. Visit The Finns Recreation Club
Finns Recreation Club is one of the recreation spots in Canggu that get many visits by Australian, Indonesian, Indian tourists, especially those who are on family holidays with children.
At Finns Recreation Club, you will find a large swimming pool, water slides, tennis court, fitness center, restaurant, bar, and bowling alley.
If you require to be able to use all the facilities available at Finns Recreation Club, then you have to order a super fun pass package, the price is IDR 600,000 / adult and children aged 3-12 years IDR 480,000, for infant, is free of charge.
If you only want to use the facilities at Splash Water Park, you can order a Splash Day Pass. Splash Day Pass Price IDR 400,000 / Adult and IDR 270,000 / Children aged 3-12 years and for infant, is free of charge.
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3. Walk Around The Rice Fields
I personally really like cycling in rural areas, because I can see the views of the rice fields, and the road is not too busy. If you also want the above activity, you can still do it in the Canggu area. You only need to look for the Jalan Raya Seseh leading to the Munggu beach location.
Is the view of rice fields like in the Tegalalang Terrace Fields in Ubud or rice fields in the Sidemen Karangasem area? Of course, the rice fields in the Canggu area is not like the Tegalalang Rice Terraced in Ubud, but at least you can still find the atmosphere of the rice fields in the area.
The best transportation to see rice fields in Canggu is by motorcycle, both in the morning or in the afternoon. If you like biking, then you better ride a bicycle.
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4. Hang out at Old Man Bar
The area now gets many visitors because it provides a large selection of places to hang out until the evening. One of them is the Old Man Bar. The location of Old Man Bar is on the edge of Batu Bolong beach. Tourists favor this hangout site because it provides a Live Band, as well as a live DJ.
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5. Hang out at Finn’s Beach Club
Tourists on a family vacation in Canggu choose to visit Splash Water Park, and it is different from tourists who are on their honeymoon, or a vacation with friends.
A favorite holiday activity that tourists like on their honeymoon in Canggu is a vacation to the Finn’s Beach Club. Finn’s Beach Club is one of the most renowned beach clubs in the area. The location is on Jalan Pantai Berawa. Honeymoon couples at the Finn’s Beach Club relaxing, swimming, and enjoying food and drinks until sunset.
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Most Instagrammable Places
In addition to vacation activities, there are several of our customers who ask about most Instagrammable places in Canggu. Here are some instagramable places in Canggu. Please click on the link to see sample photos on Instagram.
For a complete list of instagramable places in Canggu, I will write them on another page later.
Summary The Best Things To Do In Canggu
For Australian tourists, the area is the best spot for surfing activities. Therefore, around the area, you will find many places to provide a surfing course. Based on our experience, very rarely Indonesian, Chinese, and Indian tourists who vacation in Canggu will do surfing activities.
Indonesian, Chinese, and Indian tourists for marine tourism activities prefer water sports activities in Tanjung Benoa beach. Like Bali parasailing adventures, ride a banana boat or ride a donut rolling boat on the shore of Tanjung Benoa. In addition to marine tourism, Indonesian, Chinese, and Indian tourists prefer a vacation by joining Ayung white water rafting activities in Ubud.
Now I see the area changing very rapidly from what I saw ten years ago. In the past, I still saw many rice fields around the area. But now many of them are filled with buildings. Even though the Canggu area is currently busy like Kuta tourist attractions, you can still find a relaxed impression while on holiday in Canggu Bali.
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