Activities at The Oberoi, Bali
The Oberoi, Bali offers an exciting selection of sports, excursions, daytrips and activities for both adults and children, all of which will enhance the holiday experience or lead to the attainment of new skills.
All recreational activities outside the hotel are organized by operators certified by the local authorities. These companies are independently operated by third parties which are not part of The Oberoi, Bali.
All activities booked by guests are of their own freewill and at their own risk. The Oberoi, Bali cannot be held responsible for any injury or loss suffered by the guest during participation in any of the following recreational activities.
Guests can enjoy family days out to some superb animal parks., as well as daytrips to Baliís magnificent natural and cultural attractions.
These include the spectacular scenery of Mt Batur and its crater lake at Kintamani, the artistic and cultural town of Ubud, and visits to the islandís many remarkable palaces and temples, plus the chance to watch Balinese dance performances or witness a Balinese Hindu temple ceremony.Suggested Day Trips:
- Safari Park
- Bird Park
- Water Slide Park
- Boat Trip to Nusa Lembongan
Guests can ride in style in an old Land Rover and enjoy a truly spectacular and scenic drive. This thrilling luxury adventure will take visitors through one of the most treasured landscapes on the island.
This is the chance to experience the ride of a lifetime as a pillion passenger on a gleaming Heritage Softail Classic Harley Davidson motorcycle, with an 8-hour big bike cruise in the capable hands of an experienced Harley jockey.
Bali is the ideal location for learning to dive or diving for pleasure among some of the worldís finest tropical reefs. The water is warm and the marine life is abundant. The Oberoi, Bali collaborates with a reputable dive school that offers facilities, equipment and tuition for every PADI course from beginnersí discovery dives to the highest recreational level.
The Indian Ocean has always been a wonderful provider for the Balinese and now guests at the Oberoi, Bali can experience its abundance for themselves by fishing for wahoo, mahi mahi, Spanish mackerel, marlin, tuna, kingfish, sailfish and snapper.
The golfing options in Bali are quite outstanding and golfers come from all over the world to play on the islandís four, top class 18-hole championship golf courses, and one 9-hole golf course, which are set in contrasting coastal and mountain locations. These magnificent playgrounds are all open to non-members.
Horse riding adventures take place through rice fields, villages and along the beach. All treks are accompanied by personal guides.
Starting at around 1100 metres above sea level, each mountain cycling tour is an exhilarating descent through farms, hamlets and lush valleys, past ancient temples and beautiful rice fields. Each includes a number of stops, allowing participants to sample some of the indigenous tropical fruits and spices and absorb the beauty of the region. The knowledgeable guides will point out places of interest and the huge variety of crops that are cultivated in these mountainous areas, while explaining the history of the land, the culture and its people.
White water rafting is an action-packed journey through class II and III rapids, against an awesome backdrop of pristine rainforest, towering gorges, emerald rice terraces and dramatic waterfalls on the Ayung, Telaga Waja and Unda Rivers. Professionally trained and experienced guides pilot the safety-equipped rafts.
There are numerous ocean cruise options, including sunset cruises, day trips, and luxury yacht cruises exploring the neighbouring islands. For guests who require privacy on the seas, The Oberoi, Bali can arrange private charters, complete with snorkeling, scuba and fishing gear.
Bali is renowned as one of the great surfing destinations of the world, offering over 20 top-quality breaks. The peak surf season is April through October when the southeast trade winds blow offshore and the full force of the solid southern ocean swells hit the reefs around Kuta, Nusa Dua, and the Bukit Peninsula. Meanwhile, for novices and surfers of intermediate ability, there are plenty of mellow beachbreaks. The Oberoi, Bali collaborates with a renowned surf school that offers adults and children the opportunity to experience the thrill of the waves, while learning board handling, surf etiquette and safety, with an emphasis on the importance of respecting and protecting the coral reefs.
Bali is undoubtedly a shopperís paradise, but establishing the right place to look, can be rather daunting. With the help of a guide and driver, guests can explore the traditional shopping streets and markets of Denpasar, the silver workshops of Celuk, or the antique shops and furniture stores of Kerobokan and Seminyak.
The hotel has an outdoor, floodlit tennis court. Services of a professional coach are available, one dayís advance notice is required. In the interest of comfort, as the mid-afternoon sun can get very hot, it is best to play tennis in the early morning or evening hours.
* The service of professional coach is chargeable.
The Oberoi, Bali can arrange for experienced guides to take guests on anything from gentle hikes through rice fields, jungle, rainforest and national parkland to challenging mountain treks in the dry season.
Early morning yoga sessions take place on the lower lobby gardens, surrounded by the coconut palms and the magnificence of Seminyak Beach. A professional instructor will guide participants through the various postures, while also adapting the techniques to suit individual needs.
The Oberoi, Bali ensures that the kids have as much fun when they are on holiday as their parents, by offering fully-supervised beach games, sports and a variety of creative educational activities.
Youngsters can explore the colourful Balinese culture through classes in the arts of Balinese dance, Rindik or Gender music. They can even learn how to make a Gamelan Rindik musical instrument.
Art is omnipresent in Bali, almost everyone in Bali is an artist of some sort, so this is a great place for kids to learn and practice their drawing skills.
The beach is the venue for sandcastle building, beach flag, racing and ball games.
Horse riding adventures take place through rice fields, villages and along the beach. All treks are accompanied by personal guides and the stables provide a good selection of well-trained horses of various temperaments, energies and sizes to suit kids of all ages and levels of experience.
English, French and Indonesian is taught by professional language teachers.
The Oberoi, Bali collaborates with a renowned surf school that offers children the opportunity to experience the thrill of the waves, while learning board handling, surf etiquette and safety, with an emphasis on the importance of respecting and protecting the coral reefs.
Swimming lessons are available for children in the hotel swimming pool.
Tennis lessons for kids are provided by a professional coach on the hotelís court.