What to do with Children in Tow
Bali Safari & Marine Park
Hop on to a jungle safari with your children and witness lions, tigers, elephants and zebras in their natural habitat. The Marine park is currently under construction and should be up and running soon. You can either make a day trip or stay overnight in the safari area.
Opening Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (weekdays) and 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (weekends and holidays)
Jl. Bypass Prof. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra, Km. 19,8
(Golden Line of Bali)
According to reviews by other travelers, Waterbom is the perfect water park for kids and when compared to Western parks, it is quite reasonable. Facilities at the park also includes a spa, so while the children are busy enjoying themselves, the adults can take a luxurious pedicure or an aromatherapy massage.
Check their website for special packages and latest promotions.
Jl. Kartika PO BOX 1055 Tuban
Kuta - Bali 80361
+62 361 755 676
Children will love this tour which is educational as well as a lot of fun. You can take pictures with the elephants, touch them, feed them and depending on your tour operator, you can also take a ride through the safari/jungle on the elephants. The elephants have also been trained to paint and you can watch them do so at selected times.
Some of the main tour operators are:
Bali Bird Park
Activities here include interactive feeding time, free bird shows, a bird nursery and more. Take your kids on a day tour of the park and you will not be disappointed. The park has large walk though aviaries where you can watch the birds in their habitat. The birds are of exotic species from all across the world.
Admission: Adult US $ 21.5 + 10 % Service charge
Child US $ 10.5 + 10 % service charge
Children under 2 years of age: Free
Opening hours: 9.00 a.m - 5:30 p.m daily. Except on Balinese New Year (Nyepi)
Jl. Serma Cok Ngurah Gambir
Singapadu, Batubulan - Gianyar
Phone: 62 361 299352
Cycling Tours and White Water Rafting:
See Bali in an environmentally-friendly way. If your children are older than 7 years, then book one of these tours. The following company also provides white water rafting excursions where you can enjoy with the family (children older than 7). Rafting on River Ayung is considerably more favorable for children.
Jl. Raya Tebongkang No. 33 Ubud - Gianyar
Bali - Indonesia
Phone: 62 361 287059
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai 100X Simpang Siur Kuta
Bali - Indonesia
Phone: 62 361 768050
Tickets: Adult US$ 79, Children (7-15 years) US$ 52 (for either of the tours)
Learn to Surf:
The good part about learning how to surf on Kuta beach in Bali is that the sea bed is sandy, so you won’t have to worry about landing on a rock or coral when you fall. The following group specializes in teaching children how to surf. Check out their website for different pricings.