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“telaga waja”(20 reviews)
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Established in Bali in 1989, SOBEK was the first Adventure Tour Company of its kind on the island. Taking pride in a proven 100% safety record even to this day, SOBEK invests heavily into thorough industry recognized safety training standards. Each...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Ubud 80223, Indonesia
+62 361 729016
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have lived in Bali for the past 18 years & this has been my first tafting trip, sure not to be my last. Before deciding on Sobek i checked a lot of reviews & info as i was taking my wife & son (9...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mattwood1
Reviewed 10 November 2018

My wife and I took our grandson and his mum and dad. What an adventure it was. After kitting us up with life jackets and helmets and issuing each of us with a paddle we walked through the paddy fields gradually downhill until we came...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank John C
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Our travel agent booked this rafting trip for us, so we weren't sure what to expect. It was really wonderful and I would love to do it again. The briefing is at the gathering point, where they will loan you dry sacks. You get your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank NatAtHome
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The driver collected us from our hotel on time, very scary ride to the location - as is all car journeys in Bali. Once we arrived, we were welcomed by our guide and asked to put our stuff in a waterproof bag, but leave our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TheChaulks
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We stayed at Mandapa Ritz Carlton and our hotel helped up to book the river rafting and we were picked up at the hotel. The river rafting cost us USD76 per pax. Upon arrival at Sobek, we were given a briefing, then went to collect...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ymt888
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We are on honeymoon and did a bicycle tour and a white water rafting tour with this company. We really got to see the beautiful countryside by doing these and had lots of fun. You get to see a lot more of the Balinese culture...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank conorr2013
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed discovering the Ayung river in a rafting activity. Our guide was named Bobo and was amazing! He gave us a lot of nice information about the surroundings and the history along the river and gave a lot of energy to our group...More

2  Thank AugustinD93
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We booked 2 adventure trips with this company through our travel agent/hotel. We did both the white water rafting and the cycling. Both were great and we would highly recommend them. Rafting We went on a very, very wet day! The driver who picked us...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Faith0384
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I booked for 2 person. The guide is really nice, fun, friendly but professional. Will come back here if I'm in Bali again.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Finn555
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Rafting on the river was lots of fun and very exciting! Good clear information on how to raft before we got in the boat. Good safety precoutions. Very relaxed, friendly and fun guide.

Date of experience: June 2018
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24 October 2016|
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Response from AndrewStuart2017 |
Hi '33anthony2016' >> In our view, having also rafted previously with SOBEK in past years, the word you have used "SAFE" is highly subjective. For there is no such thing as a SAFE white water river in the world, let alone in... More
6 October 2015|
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Response from Eelco K | Property representative |
Hi I guess the respond system does not work properly , I answered this question about 9 days ago… anyway, it's about 500 hundred steps down a long stairway to the river… and about 200 steps up from the finish at Ayung river... More
23 June 2015|
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Response from Eelco K | Property representative |
7 years old for Ayung River and 10 years old for Telaga Waja river.