See more of Bali with our
organised 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 – firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Paradise Gili Island weekend trip
Only £149pp — Includes private transport, speedboat crossings, accommodation and breakfast
To see our short video about what you could be getting up to, please click here.
Our organised weekend trip to the Gili paradise islands are the perfect chance for you to explore, relax and get up close to the marine life in the area.
Surrounded by crystal clear waters, abundant with coral reefs and spectacular marine life, Gili T is just one hour by speedboat from Bali. Tranquil white sandy beaches await your arrival, giving you time to relax and soak up the sunshine.
The tiny island of Gili Trawagan is renowned for being untouched by modern distractions. With no cars or motorbikes on the island, it can be walked in its entirety in around 2 hours. But if you don’t fancy walking, why not rent a bike or call for a local horse and cart.
However, superb natural beauty isn’t all the island has to offer; chic accommodation and a variety of restaurants with fresh foods are poised to take your fancy. Then as darkness falls, Gili Trawagan’s vibrant nightlife comes alive, giving you every chance to chill out and party or visit the tropical beach cinema.
It’s amazing how much you can squeeze into 3 days here. The waters are some of the best in Indonesia for swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving! With dive sites like Shark Reef where you are able to get up close to all kinds of marine life including graceful green turtles – an out of this world experience.
Nusa Penida Island Getaway weekend trip
Only £159pp — Includes private transport, accommodation, breakfast and entrance fees
Still awaiting it’s proper discovery, this unspoilt and exotic island is a must see when travelling to Indonesia! Boasting picturesque beaches, rugged lush green hills and vivid turquoise waters, you’ll be sure to get the perfect scenery photos here!
You’re in for a treat with this feature packed long weekend trip! You’ll have the chance to explore all of the major attractions and also some of the lesser-known secrets.
You’ll feel a sense of adventure as you head off around the island in a private car. As you head up through the hills along the bumpy roads, you’ll be surprised with each view on offer around every corner.
Over the course of the three days, you will get the chance to visit the famous pillowly white sandy beaches, snorkel in the crystal-clear waters in search of manta rays (and even the occasional whale shark!), get blessed at one of the many sacred temples, swim in natural pools and so much more!
Just some of the amazing places you’ll visit are Broken Beach, Angels Billabong, Crystal Bay, Goa Giri Putri Temple, Atuh Beach and so much more
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 a 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 man adrenaline activities on offer.
For further information about your transfers, accommodation and what to do while there, please click on more details below.