Hi adventurer! We are Instabali, an adventure package provider for white water rafting adventure in Ubud. The best site to get adventure tour package with challenging rapid with beautiful sceneries.
Just book one package, you will get all inclusive; good facilities and services to keep your adventure safe and fun. The package includes rafting adventure (during 2.5 hours), safety equipment, professional guide, shower room, lunch, and insurance coverage. Let’s explore beauty of the island in exciting way.
White water rafting adventure is an outdoor that done on river where you will be challenged to board an inflatable boat and maneuver along rapids route.
The inflatable boat is usually board by 4 participants and an instructor who all will hold and use a paddle to control direction of the boat.
Ayung River is located near Ubud, approximately 20 kilometers from center of the countryside.
It is the most popular rafting spot in the island because it is suitable for the novice or those who have no experience.
The rafting spot has a route long of 10 kilometers which will take about 2 hours to navigate from start point to finish point.
The route has difficulty level in grades I – III which offers thrilling rapids with large rock, small waves, medium streams, and cascades (less than 4 meters). So, it is appropriate for the beginners.
In addition, you can also see beautiful scenery in the route namely green forest, waterfall, and also unique stone carvings which all may impress eyes.
As others adventure, the rafter are required to wear safety equipment, namely: a helm and a life jacket before rafting.
The equipment is already included in the tour package. So, you don’t need to prepare and bring it from home.
Next, the guide instructor will teach the rafters about basic techniques of rafting and introduction of route for fluency of the adventure.
After that, the rafter and the guide will make a team (usually 4 -5 rafters) and board on an inflatable boat.
Two peoples usually sit at right side and others two at left side while holding each paddle to control direction of the boat. The guide usually accompany at the back.
Along the route, all rafters must team up to conquer the obstacles along the rivers.
The challenging rapid really pump our adrenaline rush, and overturn boat if there is a mistake in paddling and sitting position of the rafter.
Listen and follow all instruction of the guide in conquering rapids particularly when getting trough in middle of large rocks and cascades which are risky making the boat get lost of balance and overturned.
As above, we can also see stunning sceneries alongside the route, namely green nature, a waterfall, and unique stone carving.
The green nature can be seen almost at sides of the river. There are a lot of tropical trees and plants which overgrows lush and make atmosphere become cooler.
The waterfall will exist to wait in the middle of route. We can stop here for a while to take a rest and capture moment in the background.
Meanwhile, the unique stone carvings exist to take eyes off on riverbank after starting point. They are made by 50 local artists, look so impressive, and illustrate about figures in Ramayana Story.
Those points above are some reasons why many people prefer Ayung River as their rafting spot.
After rafting, you can take a shower and change wet clothes in private room. Then, it will be continued to have a lunch at restaurant near finish point.
The lunch is also included in the tour package, and served in Indonesian buffet menu. It is good way to recharge your energy before returning back.
When booking a rafting adventure package, you will get some advantages as good facilities and services to support your experience.
Those are a transport service, safety equipment (a helm and a life jacket), a professional guide instructor, a locker, a shower room with use of towel, lunch, and insurance coverage.
For time and address to pick up, you can discuss with us before starting the adventure.
Maybe you still ask. “What is the white water rafting adventure safe?” It is really considered safe as long as you wear safety equipment and is accompanied by a professional instructor.
Always listen and follow all instructions of the instructor and don’t be reckless during the adventure.
Before going to the adventure spot, you should prepare to bring some items to support your adventure experience better. Those items are:
When rafting, you will board a boat along river where it require you to contact in water. Hence, wear a swimsuit for comfort during the adventure.
If you don’t have it, wear casual clothes as an alternative. Make sure the size of the clothes is fit in your body (not too small or large) in order to ease you in moving.
Besides above, you must also prepare extra clothes for changing your wet clothes. You can change it after rafting and taking a shower.
The extra clothes are important to prevent you get cold because of wet clothes when returning back.
Rafting along river indeed doesn’t need footwear. However, you are required to wear it at Ayung River Spot.
That’s because every rafter must take a walk along footpath from office to river point. Wearing sandals or slippers will make your walk become more comfortable.
Doing outdoor activity as rafting adventure also makes your skin exposed and burnt by radiation of sun. Apply sunblock on whole of body before rafting to prevent your skin burnt in the day time.
The sunblock can be got at nearby minimarket as you probably see in route to rafting spot. It ranges from IDR 20.000 – IDR 80.000.
Along route, there are a lot of excitements happens and stunning sceneries to see. Do you want to lose of them? If not, bring a camera to capture all moments during rafting.
That’s recommended to bring a camera in action type which features smaller design and waterproof cover. So, it is easier to bring during the adventure.
Well, those are all detail about white water rafting adventure. Have a thrilling experience!