Bali Botanical Garden
Bali Botanical Garden or “Eka Karya” Bali Botanical Garden is a large tropical botanical garden on the island of God. It is also known as Bedugul Botanical Garden by the people of Bali because the location is on the mountainous area Bedugul. Furthermore, in 1955, Prof. Ir. Kusnoto Setyodiwiryo as the initiator founded the botanical garden in order to make a large conservation area of flora as well as a recreation area outside Java island. It has an area of about 50 hectares with 2000 more species of flora and some of which are rare plants.
As the time goes by, then this botanical garden became one of the favorite tourist attraction for the tour, especially in Bali. The institution offers a number of scientific services and facilities in support of plant research and conservation, including herbarium, seed bank, library, glasshouses, nursery, and plant database. Hence, many tourists come to visit the botanical garden to do some research about the flora or just to look around the flora collections.
Things To Do in Bali Botanical Garden
Bali Tree Top Adventure
Other than exploring the flora collection, enjoying the view and doing picnic, you can also test your adrenaline by trying some activities served by Bali Tree Top Adventure. The location is still on the area of Bali Botanical Garden. Bali Treetop Adventure Park is a fun activity set in an open air environment for group and family. Furthermore, it has 7 Adventure Circuits from one tree to another with height range between 2-20 meters. 72 challenges for all level and ages : Suspended bridges, Spider Nets, Tarzan Jumps, Flying-Fox, Flying Swings, and many more fun challenges. 12 flying fox up to 160m long. All is accessible to all whatever their level of agility or experience. With different circuits, everyone can find the right circuits for his/her level and age, or even try the more challenging circuits.
Location of Bali Botanical Garden
Administratively, the location of Bali Botanical Garden is on Bedugul, Tabanan regency, Bali. It is on an altitude of 1250-1450 above sea level. Hence, during day time, the average temperature in the area is 17° – 25° C while in the night is about 10° – 15° C. The location is approximately 70 km from Ngurah Rai International Airport or 30 km from Ubud Village. Furthermore, to reach the location, it is better to come using four-wheeled vehicles. Due to two-wheeled vehicles are not allowed to enter the location of Bali Botanical Garden.
Moreover, You can imagine if you have to walk exploring 50 hectares of this place. It would be a tiring thing to do for you. Yet, if you have time all day tired walking will not be felt because all things in this botanical garden is really beautiful. Furthermore, if you join Bedugul Bali tour package, you will have opportunity to enjoy all beautiful spot in the botanical garden and also to try the activities of Bali Tree Top Adventure.