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Bali - Mount Agung volcano

Possible eruption on Mount Agung - Added 25th September 2017 - Updated 16th February 2018 - Current 18th June 2018

The volcano Mount Agung is located on the island of Bali, about 71 kilometres (44 miles) from the tourist destination Kuta. 

The exclusion zone around the summit of Mount Agung extends as far out as 4 km (2.48 miles) from the crater.

The Indonesian authorities lowered Mt. Agung’s alert status from level 4 (highest) to level 3 (standby). The authorities have indicated Mt. Agung continues to show signs of volcanic activity and the possibility of an eruption remains.

Bali and Lombok Airport are currently operational. Travel to/from Bali is not currently subject to disruption, however airport closures may occur at short notice. 

Anyone with concerns about travel in this area should contact their Booking Store for advice. 

Customers in the area are advised to follow the advice of the local authorities. 

Bali Tourism Board website

Please also follow the travel advice of your Government: 


New Zealand


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United Kingdom


STA Travel are monitoring this situation and updates will be added to this Travel Advice page.

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