If you’re traveling around Asia with your family, Bali is the best place to travel with kids in Asia. Here’s why: you may drop your kids in one of the many exciting activities designed especially for kids,while yourself and your spouse enjoy a quiet and romantic day alone.
Alternatively, there are also various activities that are orchestrated for families to spend and enjoy a memorable time together.
Here are our Top 10 Bali Attractions for Kids:
1 ) Jungle Hooper, full day wildlife.
During this day Safari, your family will get the chance to have a very close encounter with hundreds of animals; so close that you’ll be able to count to zebra’s stripes or enter the Lion’s den if you dare! At the end of the tour, you can cool down from your excitement and warm weather at the fun-tastic Waterpark! (admission for ages 3-77 yearls old)
2) Family full access to Treetop circuits.
Looking for a bit more of adrenaline? These 7 treetops circuits are one of kid’s most favorite activities in Bali. You may even join your kids for a day of adventure and enjoying the view together from a bird’s eyes view. For 4 years old onwards.
3) Dolphin cruise along the coastline of Nusa Dua or Lovina area
Seeing dolphins in the wild is every kids (and most adults too) dream.This cruise departs early in the morning and its worth the effort to wake up early for this. Your family and yourself will be greeted by a school of dolphins whilst watching the sunrise at the sea.
4) Workshops: Silver Jewellery, Mask Carving, Balinese Batik painting, Stone Carving, Perfume workshop for kids.
If your family is looking for cultural activities to do in Bali, there are a number of cultural activities that your kids can try out.
5) White water rafting on Ayung river
This is an activity that can be enjoyed by both parents and children. For 2 hours, a professional guide will lead you and your family down a river surrounded by paddy fields. An exciting activity along a scenic route, this is definitely a family activity in Bali not to be missed! For anyone older than 5 years old.
6) Breakfast with Elephants
Have one of the most unusual guests at your breakfast table; friendly elephants. This is a fun and unique way to start your day. Once you are done with breakfast, enjoy an elephant ride and visit the Bali Zoo.
7) Sunset horse riding
Another popular children activity is horse riding. This horse riding is conducted close to Tanah Lot temple which makes it a mystical experience for the kids. After the ride, you may treat your children and yourself to swimming at the beautiful beach while watching the sunset together. FYI, Tanah Lot is the best sunset watching place in Bali. Do remember to bring along your camera, there will be many picture perfect moments you wouldn’t want to miss!
8) Devdan Show at Nusa Dua theatre
How about a family evening at the theatre? At Nusa Dua Theatre, you will watch performances like you have never seen before. Spectacular, acrobatic and colourful, this 90 minutes show will make you feel as if you have travelled all over indonesia, from Bali to Papua. Devdan guarantees a cultural evening that will be remembered for long! Suitable for all ages.
Rated as the top water park in Asia, Waterbom is the place for family to have fun and relax at the same time. There are so many rides to choose from, one day won’t be enough! Here you’ll find rides for every thrill seekers: there’s a slide that’s 20m high, the longest waterslide in the world at 1/4km long, a slide that makes you drop at 70kph, and many many more. You will also find relaxing rides to calm your heart after those scary ones, gazebos to relax and also restaurants for refreshments. Don’t forget to bring sunscreens, and a water camera (if you have), you and your family is all set to enjoy a fun-fulling day at Waterbom!
FYI, Waterbom park prices are more than reasonable.
10) Monkey forest in Ubud
Get the chance to be up close with monkeys in their natural habitat. You will feel like Lara Croft as you navigate your way through the forest and the sacred temples. Before you head down to the forest, do take note to bring as little belonging with you as possible.
Be nice to the monkeys and they’ll welcome you in their forest where you can also observe some sacred temples.
As this is one of the popular attractions in Bali, you may go early in the morning to avoid crowds, also do not bring food as you can buy it in the forest, nor flashy utensils which could lead to unfortunate reactions from the monkeys.
Stay tuned for more activities for kids in Bali …