Wildlife tours in Bali

Bali has a variety of beautiful landscapes and wildlife to enjoy, but going on these wildlife tours always brings with them an element of risk. Snorkelling, for example, could lead to injury if the proper precautions are not taken.

One vital step in preparation for a trip to Bali - regardless of the itinerary - is to get adequate travel insurance. Having travel insurance that covers you for the types of activities you plan on doing, like water sports – can help in case of emergencies. You don't ever want to pay for medical bills or damages out of pocket, so protect yourself with reliable coverage.

There are a number of popular tours and activities to enjoy in Bali such as:

  • Snorkelling Tours
  • Hikes through the Balinese jungle
  • Rainforest horse riding

Of course, before booking a travel insurance policy, you will want to make sure that any activities you have planned are covered under the policy before buying. To do this, simply check the policy wording (which you can do after getting a quote).

If you are taking part in more dangerous or risky activities, then you may need to add an extra premium to your policy which is done by taking out one of our three extra activity packs.

The top 5 most dangerous animals in Bali

In Bali there there are a some dangerous animals, but these are easily avoided by taking the appropriate precautions. The top five most dangerous animals in Bali include:

  • Mosquitoes
  • Jellyfish
  • Sea Snakes
  • Snakes
  • Komodo Dragons

In Bali, you should be most worried about mosquitoes. Though rare, mosquitoes can transmit the dengue fever virus; this virus is the second-greatest health hazard to tourists (after traffic accidents).

To prevent dengue fever, always carry mosquito repellent and keep covered, especially during nighttime. Wear long-sleeve shirts and trousers and use EPA-registered mosquito repellent. This disease is incredibly painful and has been linked to breaking bones and severe feverish symptoms such as exhaustion and headaches.

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