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weekend trips

Travel around Bali and the surrounding islands as a group

As with everything in life though it pays to be organised. So if you plan on seeing Bali on one of our amazing weekend trips and would like to be guaranteed a place please book well in advance of travel.

You can simply add this weekend trip when applying for any programme in Bali under ‘Optional Extras’. If you’ve already signed up for one of our volunteer programmes in Bali and would like to add this weekend trip, then please email us – Please note that places on our weekend trips are non-refundable and non-transferable.

We operate a number of amazing weekend trips every month that allow you to explore the country as a group with your new-found friends. The structured itinerary will allow you to make the most of your free time and we have maximised time to provide you with something different and exciting every day.

A member of our local team who knows the country inside out, will accompany you throughout the trip. Not only will you get to share all of their knowledge, but the trip will be even more enjoyable and safe.

Exploring Bali weekend trip

Only £159pp — Includes private transport, accommodation, entrance fees and meals

The tropical paradise island of Bali offers an unending list of soft white sandy beaches, mystical temples steeped in culture, mountainous lush greenery and gorgeous waterfalls - and guess what? You will experience all of this and more as you travel around Bali with fellow volunteers and our local team.

One of the main highlights of this action-packed weekend trip is to wake up early to hike up the sacred Mount Batur. Reaching the summit, you will enjoy the most mesmerising sun rise with far reaching views across Lake Batur and the rest of Bali - make sure you bring your camera!

As a group we will explore everything this incredible island has to offer, including:

  • Hiking up Mount Batur to watch the stunning sunrise
  • Jumping in for a refreshing swim under Tegenungan Waterfalls
  • Sitting on a beanbag and watching the sunset on the beach
  • Enjoying a traditional Balinese Kecak Dance show with the sunsetting in the background
  • Relaxing with a drink at the famous Finns Beach Club
  • Learning to surf in the azure like seas at Katu beach (optional extra)
  • Walking along the clifftop to Uluwatu Temple
  • Learning about the ancient Hindu pilgrimage temple at Tanah Lot

This is your chance to see a totally different side to Bali with so many activities planned and places to visit! For a full break down of each day as well as information about start dates, accommodation, meals and transport, please click more details below.

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Paradise Gili Island weekend trip

Only £149pp — Includes private transport, speedboat crossings, accommodation and breakfast

The Gili Islands are a group of three tiny islands that have been practically untouched and are just one hour away by speed boat from Bali. Gili Trawangan (usually known as Gili T) is the largest and most cosmopolitan, offering palm fringed golden sandy beaches, crystal clear waters abundant with marine life, a vibrant night life and tropical chic accommodation and restaurants. Although the islands offer so much, they have not lost their serene atmosphere, with no cars or motorbikes to be seen.

You'll be surprised with how much (or how little) you can squeeze into your three days here. So if you're looking for an action-packed weekend or a more relaxing time under the sun, this is the perfect weekend trip for you. As a group, you will have the chance to experience everything this incredible island has to offer, including:

  • Snorkelling with sea turtles and other marine life
  • Kayaking around the crystal clear waters
  • Hiring a bike and cycling around the 3km long islet
  • Watching the sunset on a swing in the sea
  • Playing beer pong and partying into the night
  • Relaxing under the sun on the golden sandy beaches
  • Watching a film on the beach at the most scenic open air cinema
  • Going for a horse ride along the beach

This is your chance to experience the ultimate slice of paradise and with so many activities on offer you are sure to have the best time ever! For a full break down of each day as well as information about start dates, accommodation, meals and transport, please click more details below.

To see our short video about what you could be getting up to, please click here.

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Dubai stopover trip

Only £219pp - Includes return airport transfers, accommodation, guided desert safari and city tour

If you’re flying to the other side of the world, why not break your long journey up with a stopover in Dubai? Enjoy 4 days and 3 nights in this glamorous state that will amaze you in every way. Be in awe of the sheer scale of this powerhouse city as you wander the vast streets surrounded by hundreds of skyscrapers.

Head to the top of the world as you climb up the Burj Khalifa – the tallest building in the world at 828 metres high (additional cost)! Get lost in Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping centre with over 1200 shops and restaurants and head outside to watch the fantastic water and light show at Dubai Fountain.

Alongside all of the glitz and glamour, Dubai also has historic neighbourhoods, colourful souqs (markets), museums, mosques, beaches and of course the desert!

As part of the trip fee you will get to hop on board a land cruiser and head into the deserts of Dubai! The evening will be spent dune bashing, admiring the sunset, watching traditional dances and enjoying a BBQ under the Arabian stars – something you will never forget!

You will also head off on a 4 hour city tour around all of the major attractions. See the contrast between ‘new’ and ‘old’ Dubai, where you will get to admire the beaches, hotels, viewpoints, museums, mosques and more!

The stopover trip is the perfect blend of structured guided tours and free independent travel. You’ll have plenty of time to explore Dubai at your own pace and with so much on offer there will be many things for you and your new friends to choose from. Spend the day topping up your tan at Jumeirah beach, shopping to your hearts content at Dubai Mall or trying out some of the main adrenaline activities on offer.

For further information about your transfers, accommodation and what to do while there, please click on more details below.

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