Former United States president Barack Obama is enjoying his time vacationing in Bali together with his family. Obama who is staying on the Island of the Gods until June 28 was seen visiting places such as Agung Rai Art Museum, Pengosekan Village, Ubud Gianyar Bali and yesterday, June 26, he and his family went rafting.
Bali Tourism Head, AA Yuniartha Putra said Obama's rafting adventure on Monday began in Banjar Karang Dalem I, Bongkasa Pertiwi, Badung.
When the Obamas arrived around 11.00 AM local time, the area has been sterilized and closed for media.
The former US president and his family went rafting for about 90 minutes.
The finish line was at the Four Seasons Resort Bali in Sayan, Ubud, where the Obamas took a rest after their adventure.
"Several small waterfalls along the route serve as a beautiful background for the rafting adventure.
The Ayung river is also the oldest rafting location, also the best if compared to others," Yuniartha Putra adds.
Ayung river rafting lies in the western part of Ubud and the eastern part of the Canangsari village, about 1,5-hour drive from Kuta.
The location is also easily accessible from Jimbaran, Sanur and Nusa Dua.
Tourism minister Arief Yahya says Obama's visits will bring up the tourist attractions' name into the world's attention.