Nusa Dua is 'two Islands' with small raised headlands and a small temple. It is much better known as Bali's gated compound of resort hotels. It's a vast and manicured place where you leave the rest of the island behind as you pass the guards. Gone is the chaos of the rest of the island. It is more than just a place: it’s a mood, an aspiration and a tropical state of mind. The sprawling island offers a vista of opportunities for active and adventurous travelers. Known for the best water sports tours in Nusa Dua, try out diving and snorkeling which showcases a diverse and rich underwater seascape. The challenging surf breaks on the surface attracts bold board riders from all over the world. The evergreen tropical forests have many picturesque undulating trails with exotic wildlife.
The surging rivers are ideal for whitewater rafting. It is the best place to escape into warm tropical waters with a mask, snorkel, and swim fins. Explore the waters of the Indian Ocean and get lost in the magical marine life. Lombok is easily the best place to snorkel with sea turtles and the risky whale sharks. For daredevils Nusa Dua with its warm tropical waters, a huge variety of seascapes, the attraction of abandoned wrecks and brilliant marine life make it one of the finest diving destinations on the planet. For beginners, the tourist-friendly dive schools provide an introduction to the underwater world – including the opportunity to see manta rays and sunfish off Bali's Nusa Penida. The best water sports tours in Nusa Dua are the live aboard boat charters to explore the expansive reefs and teeming shoals of Nusa Tengarra, Sulawesi's Pulau Bunaken and Papua's Raja Ampat Islands.