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Things to do in Indonesia

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Indonesia. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Indonesia attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Indonesia to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Indonesia.

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  • Air Bali

    A literal Bali High ensues when you see the island from up above. Air Bali’s aircraft (a Bell 206 helicopter seating four, and a Piper Cheyenne pla... More
  • Ayung River Rafting

    A two-hour white-water rafting tour on the rushing Ayung is easily the most exciting way to see Bali’s inland jungles and waterscapes. You’ll paddl... More
  • Backroads

    Active travel (cycling; walking; sea kayaking; rock climbing) paired with unexpected cultural experiences (storytelling in Ireland; a game of boule... More
  • Bali Bird Park

    More than 250 bird species—including hornbills, scarlet macaws, cassowaries, peacocks, and various birds of prey—are housed in more than 60 walk-in... More
  • Bali Spirit Kafe

    Organic café selling indigenous foodstuffs, including local Big Tree Farms' sea salt and spices. More
  • Beaded Boudoir

    This glittering salon, which partially occupies the Kerobokan property of owner Sandra McArthur, is filled with fabulous custom-beaded handiwork. M... More
  • Bin House

    Silk dresses in turquoise, crimson, and saffron, plus one-of-a-kind cashmere shawls, are the standouts. More
  • Borobudur

    The world's largest Buddhist stupa. More
  • Darlene Ravin

    Years as agent: 14. Other specialties: Southeast Asia, North Africa, Luxury, Cruises. Consulting fee: From $100. More
  • Diane Embree

    Years as agent: 36. Specialties: Indonesia. Consulting fee: Varies. More
  • Dive in Wakatobi Archipelago

    Where It Is: Set in the Indonesian province of South East Sulawesi, the Wakatobi preserve spreads across hundreds of square miles of thriving coral... More
  • Diving in Raja Ampat

    Where It Is: Four large islands and hundreds of smaller land masses make up the immense archipelago of Raja Ampat, set in the Pacific waters off th... More
  • Esprite Nomade

    A tented safari-style picnic may sound more Out of Africa than Balinese, but an excursion with Esprite Nomade in the hills outside Ubud is one of t... More
  • Gallery Macan Tidur

    American owner (and art historian) Susi Johnston and her Italian partner Bruno Piazza make regular treasure-hunting trips through the Southeast Asi... More
  • Goa Gajah

    Set deep in the Petanu River valley, Goa Gajah—better known as “The Elephant Cave”— houses an ancient (circa 11th-century) Buddhist and Hindu templ... More

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