Very rare in Bali, highly venomous but rarely bites. It was my ideal activity and most excited for throughout my balinese trip. There are lizards in Bali, which I talk about in more depth in another post. Coral snake; [Calliophis intestinalis or ular cabe] 50cm seems maximum size Under belly is usually white with black striping. We actually had one come inside our kitchen a couple of weeks ago. Bali has about 35 species of snakes but only four of them are poisonous: the king cobra, common spitting cobra, green pit viper and banded blue krait.” Dr Steve Wignall, an American doctor working in Indonesia, shares the current standard operating procedure for any snakebite. Various species or lipi laut. Bali Snakes (Land, not Sea Snakes) It was reported on the news today that a 10 year old boy has tragically died from being bitten by a venomous snake. Many thanks to Agus of Bali Reptile Rescue for showing me around. There is one snake to avoid at all costs. Bali does not have all the anti-venom for the venomous snakes that live on the island so practise extreme caution in jungle or leafy areas. In generally snakes are very shy and will do everything to avoid contact. But, yes, there are snakes in Bali. The word is cognate with English 'snake', Germanic: *snēk-a-, Proto-IE: *(s)nēg-o- (with s-mobile). Join me on an adventure in Bali, Indonesia in search of snakes. They then relocate them away from the suburbs and in the forest areas. Many people worry about the danger of snakes. Bali is known as the island of the 1000 gods, but they will not help if you suddenly stand face to face with a snake. It’s a bright green tree viper. When in Bali we have a villa in the rice fields, we have seen snakes both in the water and elsewhere, they eat and go for the frogs. But in comparison to the UKs three species smooth snake, grass snake and the adder our only venomous species. Yes, Bali reptiles are pretty common. There is an active Reptile Rescue group who come and rescue snakes which may have found their way into someone's garden. Yes, there are 35 species of snakes in Bali, but you will rarely encounter them unless you spend time in or near the forests, or hiking in the rice fields. I just keep an eye out when walking on the paths. Snake species in Bali upwards of 35 I could attempt to name them all but I won’t. Most of them are harmless, like garden snakes. Yes, there are snakes in Bali, but very few who visit Bali, have or ever will see a snake. These also live underground but little is known about them in Bali Sea snakes. In Sanskrit, a nāgá is a cobra, the Indian cobra (Naja naja).A synonym for nāgá is phaṇin (फणिन्).There are several words for "snake" in general, and one of the very commonly used ones is sarpá (सर्प).Sometimes the word nāgá is also used generically to mean "snake". 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