Padang Galak

Lee Wilson, Keramas tube. Photo Nobu Fuku
Best time to travel: 
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Rivermouth beach break with boiling hot black volcanic sand. Best at high tide up to 6 feet, depending upon sandbars. Beware of polluted river water and board breaking shore dump. Gets fairly crowded with Japanese surfers and Sanur locals. Hard to find, so hire a local driver to take you.

Our #1 Recommendation for Padang Galak

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