The gated hotel complex BTDC maintains a sense of privacy and peace in the resort area of Nusa Dua, quite unlike other popular tourist destinations in southern Bali. Here, the gardens are manicured and the traffic is unusually orderly, and it's this slower pace that makes it the perfect holiday destination for families.
It's especially family friendly now with the recent opening of Surf and Turf Nusa Dua, a water park cum beach club nestled in a secluded cove along the Nusa Dua bay. Open daily, the venue features a beach club with swimming pool, restaurant & bar, fun water slides and Bali's first ever flow rider.
The 6m high Water Slides at Surf and Turf will have you speeding down and landing with a splash! Little ones may want to be accompanied by an adult (the pool at the bottom has a depth of 1.7m) or be good swimmers themselves.
Another fun ride is the Space Bowl, which is even higher than the Water Slides. At 9.5m high, this thrilling ride ends in a circular bowl that has riders whizzing around before dumping them in the pool below.
Surf and Turf Nusa Dua offers the first Surf Rider (also known as Flow Rider) in Bali. Created by a generator pushing water against an inclined surface, riders are challenged to stand on an "artificial wave" for as long as possible.
Although it looks easy, many talented surfers will tell you that it's not and it's actually skateboarders and snowboarders who have a better time at mastering the skill. No previous experience is necessary and instructors are always on hand to guide you through the steps and show you the proper technique.
Beginners can also start out on a body board, where you lie on the board and steer it using your body weight.
Use of the Surf Rider is limited to 2 hours per person, taking turns with other guests. It's also possible to use the Surf Rider on your own (ie. no queuing) at the following private rates:
Note that the following height restrictions apply:
~ Flow Board (min. height 133 cm)
~ Body Board (min. height 107 cm)
Entrance into Surf and Turf Nusa Dua also includes the use of kayaks and bicycles. The bay just in front of the water park is calm and flat, perfect for paddling around in a kayak. Or you can hop on a bike and cycle along the paved pathway to explore around Nusa Dua.
The two-storey restaurant and bar serves a selection of both local and International dishes, including pizza, pasta, burgers and snacks, and there's also a special menu for the kids.
Head upstairs and make the most of the ocean views while enjoying a cocktail or fresh juice from the bar.
|WEEKDAYS||WEEKEND & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS|
|Adult||IDR 400,000 p.p||IDR 450,000 p.p|
|Children||IDR 200,000 p.p||IDR 250,000 p.p|
|Family||IDR 1,000,000 per family (incl. Surf Rider [2 hours], Water Slide, Space Bowl & 1 Soft Drink)||IDR 1,100,000 per family (incl. Surf Rider [2 hours], Water Slide, Space Bowl, Kayak, Bicycle & 1 Soft Drink)|
* Children Policy
- Age 5 - 11 years old
- Includes 1 x Kid's Menu
The first stop is at the Grand Hyatt and the second stop is at The Bay Bali. Surf and Turf Nusa Dua is just a few steps away from this second bus stop.
The fare from DFS Bus Bay is Rp. 50,000 for a single trip and children 2 years and under using the same seat as an adult travel free of charge.
|Address||Kawasan Wisata BTDC, The Bay Lot C-0, Nusa Dua, Bali|
|Tel||(0361) 8499 166|
|Surf and Turf Nusa Dua|