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Bali in December: How's the weather & what to do

There is no “perfect time” to visit Bali Indonesia, because this Island of Gods is indeed stunning all year long. Celebrating Christmas and New Year in Bali might be something that you need to complete this year's bucket list. December in Bali is mostly wet, the peak of the rainy season some might say. However, this shouldn’t stop you from visiting our gorgeous Island.

Today, we are going to dig a little deeper on Bali weather in December and what to do during the rainy season in Bali.

How is Bali's weather in December?

But, before your dive deep to this article, make sure you got the right Indonesia Visa to enter Bali!

Bali has two distinct seasons, the dry season and the wet season. Unlike the other months, Bali's rainy season typically starts in December. When it rains, the daytime average temperature is around 27 degrees Celsius and the humidity level is extremely high. So, does it usually rain in December? No, that's the solution! The rainy season last year started in January, and only local rainfall fell in certain areas of Bali in December. This year, though, it appears that the rainy season begins in November.

Some might argue that Bali in December is kind of tricky to navigate around since it’s mostly rainy. However, we beg different. There are several specific activities that are more suitable to enjoy during a rainy day. Now let’s start on our list on those activities:


One of the coolest things that you can try to experience during the rainy season in Bali is white water rafting in Ubud. strolling down to the beautiful Ayung river is such a fun and thrilling experience that you shouldn’t miss out on.

Now the real question is, is it dangerous? No, it is not dangerous if you booked a morning rafting session. Our instructor is very professional, and full safety gear is available to make sure this experience will not only be fun, but super safe & comfortable for you.

Temple Hopping

What is Bali, without its Hindu’s temple? The majority of Balinese people are Hindu’s and unlike India, or other Hindu’s majority places. Balinese Hindu’s temple are very unique, the statue & stone carving on each wall are very distinct from one another. We promise you, this temple hopping won’t be boring, since each temple worships a different God, which makes it even more unique & special.

These are some of the most gorgeous temples in Ubud that you might visit during your stay in Bali.


Kuta and Seminyak are the locations to go if you can't live without shopping. You will undoubtedly discover the greatest selection of traditional clothing, and international chains of clothing & makeup brands, also mouthwatering Balinese coffee, and swimwear throughout the downtown area, all at reasonable pricing. In addition, don't forget to bring a few trinkets home as a memento of your December holiday in Bali.

Ubud Sacred Monkey

A trip to the Ubud Monkey Forest is essential, especially if you have young children with you. You will have a great day in the Sacred Monkey Forest in Ubud, which is a natural habitat. Observe the amusing monkeys as they go about their daily routines while on your Bali tours in December and take in the beauty of nature as it reveals itself to you in increments.

Explore unique cafes & restaurants

If you enjoy hanging out and it rains in December, one of your vacation activities options may be to spend time in one of Bali's unique cafés. The island of Bali offers a wide variety of hangout spots in addition to white-sand beaches and unusual tourist attractions. It will feel different, though, if you can spend time in cafés that feature cutting-edge theories and notions.

Visiting Bali Safari Marine Park

If you're visiting Bali in December, you should definitely check out Safari Marine Park, one of the top attractions there. If you're flying out of Ngurah Rai International Airport, it takes around an hour and a half to get to Bali Safari Marine Park.

Bali Safari Marine Park is one of the top destinations in Bali to visit in December for a reason, according to us. Since you will ride in a particular vehicle that shields you from the rain when you join the safari tour to observe the animals at Bali Safari Marine Park. As a result, there is no need to be concerned if it rains during your visit to Bali Safari Marine Park.

Therefore, if you're wondering whether to travel to Bali in December. As an alternative, is December a good time to visit Bali? Yes, in our opinion. Bali in December is worth seeing, in our opinion. As a result, if you're traveling to Bali in December, we'd be happy to be your best travel buddy and answer all your travel inquiries. Without a doubt, Bali offers a wide variety of enjoyable activities. Even if it does rain on certain days, it rarely makes your entire day miserable.



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