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“The best day! ”
Review of Bali Sobek

Bali Sobek
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Established in Bali in 1989, SOBEK was the first Adventure Tour Company of its kind on the island. Taking pride in a proven 100% safety record even to this day, SOBEK invests heavily into thorough industry recognized safety training standards. Each and every one of SOBEK's 265 staff receives on going training and development to ensure they are the very best in their field. Ultimately SOBEK works hard to maintain its reputation and market position as No.1.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I did the mid morning rafting down River Ayung. Booking process was easy, I booked online the day before and we were picked up from our villa with no problems. I chose Sobek as it had been recommended by some of the locals and from my understanding it is Balinese owned which swung me in an attempt at sustainable tourism (avoiding the Australian owned companies).

The company seemed very professional, we felt safe (I can't swim!), I can't remember the name of our guide but he was great, all the staff were full of energy and making us laugh. The white water rafting was a great way to see the jungle, we had a great time I wanted to do it again instantly!

The experience also came with a buffet lunch, which was a nice added extra, however I wasn't too keen on what was available. Didn't detract from the day at all as was there for the white water rafting!

Thank lgc_9
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We really wanted to do a white water raft and looked at many different companies , some cheaper some more expensive . We could not decide which river even though ayung was tamer it took less time to reach from ubud as we had little time .
Everything went to plan, the pick up , the donning of helmets and transfers .

Yes there are lots of steps to and from the river , but it is the jungle .. so those who complain see it as part of the experience , it's not Disney .

Loved it , great fun, guide is great , views superb , waterfalls fun to go under , mostly a really great way to spend a few hours.

Skipped lunch as did not need to be packed with others eating en mass and was back in ubud by 11.45 having spent 2 hours rafting

Recommend these guys to anyone !! Don't waste time looking around just book worth these .

Why not 5 stars then .... don't stop half way to try and sell drinks etc ... unnecessary , but they all do it

Thank DeanFurlong
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent afternoon out in the company of Madi our guide who made the whole experience unforgettable - would definitely recommend this trip - the river is beautiful, the rapids exciting and a very professional outfit.

Thank Simon D
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Sign up with Sobek because of the good reputation. Willing to pay a little bit more for a good facilities and professional rafting coach. Overall is up to standard, nothing fantastic. Add point is one boat max 4person, this is what you pay for. Coach is professional & experience enough, facilities and equipment are well maintained, buffet lunch simple. Dining area have a good view of rice field. Start point is great with big area. End point need climb a long staircase, about 100steps or maybe lesses. The shower room no hot water, shower gel is provided, water volume is small small small and dark. Overall, everything up to standard. Website price is too high, book thru agent may enjoy disc price but I personally still felt high with all these "standard" services and facilities.

Thank Moonchiau
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Telaga Waja River is very beautiful and exiting place. Rafting there is really fantastic. Thanks to Sobek for very good facilities and very good organizing. The instructors are very attractive and professional guys. We been so much happy to be there.

Thank Valeriy C
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