Scuba diving and snorkelling
Tulamben hosts diving on the USS Liberty shipwreck, known for its beautiful coral and fish species. The shipwreck is only 30 metres off the coast, so there are excellent snorkelling opportunities as well.
There are plenty of nearby diving schools and transportation can be arranged.
Tirta Gangga Water Gardens
The former royal palace of Tirtagangga (which means water of the Ganges, Hinduism's holy river) features tiered fountains, gardens, and stone sculptures of mythical creatures spouting water into bathing pools. Just outside the palace grounds, the views of the lush rice paddies of northeastern Bali are stunning.
Taman Ujung Water Palace
The complex consists of various large pools and historic structures set against a backdrop of Mount Agung and the eastern shoreline.
Pasir Putih Beach in Karangasem, east Bali, is one of the island's far-flung and ‘hidden’ beaches, with white sands this exotic and secluded coast offers tranquil yet rugged scenery, stretching between the 2 hills of the villages Bugbug and Perasi.
Lempuyang Temple Bali is one of the oldest and most sacred temples on the island. Lempuyang Temple is a Balinese Hindu temple located in the slope of Mount Lempuyang, 1,175 meters above sea level.
There are two sections to the temple, a lower level and an upper level. The latter is worth the climb up the seemingly infinite staircase.
If you’re into hiking, this visit is a great blend of an adventurous mountain trekking experience, incredible panoramic views, and the visit of an ancient, religious site.
You can find out more information here.
Virgin beach in Karangasem is said to be the best hidden beach in East Bali so if you are looking for a less crowded beach . is a beautiful secluded beach with an assortment of warungs (restaurants) this is the beach to visit.
More things to do
From trekking, visiting the numerous lakes, white water rafting, cycling to visiting volcanoes, you'll never run out of things to do in Bali.