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Which Places are best for experiencing elephant safari in Bali?

Mason Elephant Park

Mason Elephant Park is one of the Best Places to visit in Bali for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. There’s nothing quite like watching the gentle giants in their natural surroundings and experiencing the tranquil environment of the botanical gardens. 

- Location: Jalan Elephant Park Taro, Taro Village, Tegallalang, Ubud

- Price: 10 am to 6pm

- Timings: IDR 900,000

Bali Safari & Marine Park

Spread over 400,00 square meters, this is the largest wildlife park in Bali. Witness over 80 species of animals, including magnificent elephants, blackbucks, hippos, and zebras roaming freely in their large enclosures. You can ride a safari bus to enjoy the entirety of the park. 

- Location: Serongga, Kec. Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar

- Price: IDR 500,000

- Timings: 9 am to 5 pm

Taro Elephant Safari Park

The most unique Elephant Safari in Bali, Taro Safari Park is home to Sumatran elephants indigenous to the region. There’s also a museum and gallery where you can learn about the lives of these magnificent beasts. 

- Location: Kec. Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali

- Price: IDR 295,000 for adults and 155,000 for children

- Timings: 8 am to 6 pm

Is it safe to do elephant safari in Bali?

Yes, you can enjoy the safari without any worries about the safety of your family or your children. All the animals are well-trained and kept behind their enclosures to avoid any unsavoury incidents. Wildlife experts and trained medical staff are also available onsite.

Please make sure you listen carefully when the tour guides give you safety instructions at the beginning of the tour.

Any tips to know before going for elephant safari in Bali?

1. Decide when to visit. Peak season often results in surge pricing of tickets, but if you undertake the safari in other seasons, it may be too uncomfortable. Plan accordingly.

2. Find out what transportation is available to avoid the last-minute hassle.

3. Buy the tickets for your choice of safari park online. There are often discounts on tickets online, so you’ll save some money.

4. Decide what kind of vehicle you want to use. Safari parks have a shuttle bus you can use after paying extra charges, or you can hire a private car. The shuttle bus is on a schedule, so you’ll need to reserve it in advance and be on time.

5. Do not let very small children out of your sight. Although the elephants are gentle, it’s best to avoid any accident by making sure all your children are accounted for.

Can we feed elephants during the safari?

Bali Elephant Safari is a unique experience that allows you to not just witness the Sumatran elephants, but also interact with them in a safe environment.

You can feed the gentle giants, play with baby elephants, and even help them bathe in the pool. 

How much is it to ride an elephant in Bali?

For just 6,300 INR you can enjoy not only a great elephant ride but an ATV ride and sightseeing activities included in your package too. It will be a 7-hour long activity which makes sure that you have the best of your experience in Bali.

What is the child age criteria to do elephant safari in Bali?

There are no minimum age criteria to participate in the Elephant Safari in Bali.

Children above the age of 12 years are allowed to interact with the elephants, whereas those under should refrain from doing so. Everyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Can you play with elephants in Bali?

Yes, you sure can have a close interaction with the elephants in Bali which includes feeding them, playing with baby elephants and bathe in the pool.

Can you swim with elephants in Bali?

Balinese Sumatran elephants sure know how to swim and whether you can do it with them totally depends upon the sanctuary or park you choose to visit.

Can we take pictures during the safari?

Yes, patrons are allowed to take a camera along and take pictures of the animals while on the safari.

In fact, professional wildlife and nature photographers flock to the safari parks to capture the stunning landscape and magnificent animals.

What is the best time to visit Bali for elephant safari?

The best time to enjoy Bali Elephant Safari is from April to October. During this time, the rainfall is not heavy and there is no excessive humidity like the rest of the year.

The weather is extremely pleasant for nature walks and playing with the animals. Moreover, you are also more likely to find the animals out and about enjoying the lush greenery at this time of the year.

What are the operational days of Elephant safari in Bali?

Elephant Safari in Bali is open every day, irrespective of weekdays and weekends. You can enjoy the company of these gentle giants throughout the year. In fact, the parks are sometimes open even on the national holidays.

However, if the elephants or other animals are unwell, the parks may be closed. So, it is best to call the management and inquire whether the park will be open on the day you are planning to visit.

Apart from Elephant safari What are the other activities to do in Bali?

-Breakfast with orangutans

One of the most exciting Things to do in Bali is to sit next to playful orangutans and enjoy the first meal of the day. You can choose from a variety of International and local dishes, as well as seasonal fruits, freshly-squeezed juices, and baked items. 

Location: The Bali Zoo, Sukawati, Gianyar

Timings: 9 am to 6 pm

Price: IDR 570,000

-Swimming with the sharks 

Enjoy an adrenaline-fuelled adventure as you swim with sharks and witness the magnificent animals from up close. The immersive experience features blacktip reef sharks and white reef sharks paroling in their territory. You can enjoy this activity even if don’t know how to swim!

Location: Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali

Timings: 8 am to 11 am

Price: IDR 600,000

-Monkey Forest in Bali

Housing over 700 long-tailed macaques, the Sacred Monkey Forest is a famous wildlife reserve where you can enjoy the company of these mischievous animals in a leafy nutmeg forest. Enjoy the serene environment and feed bananas to the monkeys, visit the ancient bathing temple, and bask in the ancient vibes. 

Location: Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud

Timings: 8.30 am to 5.30 pm

Price: IDR 50,000 

-Bali Bird Park

Featuring over 1,000 exotic bird species, the park is a haven for bird-watchers. Colourful aviaries, as well as separate enclosures, have been installed for the birds, while many of them fly freely from one tree to another. There’s also a reptile garden where Komodo dragons, pythons, and crocodiles are displayed. 

Location: Batubulan, Kec. Sukawati, Kabupaten Gianyar

Timings: 9 am to 5.30 pm

Price: IDR 250,000

-Bali Swing

Experience the thrill of swinging high above the trees and valleys of Bali at the swing. The adrenaline releasing activity is an unforgettable experience with sweeping views of tropical forests, rice fields, and milky waterfalls. You can also take some unique photos while swinging. 

Location: Abiansemal, Kabupaten Badung, Bali

Timings: 8 am to 5 pm

Price: IDR 500,000

Bali Elephant Safari Reviews

Bhagvan Varman
Reviewed: 05 Jun 2022
During our honeymoon in Bali, we booked our elephant safari with Thrillophilia and went to meet the Sumatran Elephants at Taro tropical park. It was a heck of an experience, enjoying the thrilling elephant ride and learning about these critically-endangered mammals.
Devi Mishra
Reviewed: 04 Jan 2022
We had the best experience during our Bali trip as we sat atop a massive Sumatran elephant and explored the very green Taro village. We booked the safari ride tickets through Thrillophilia and enjoyed great discounts as well!
Vasudeva Marar
Reviewed: 27 Jan 2022
Bali is famous for its elephant parks and during my holiday here, I got a chance to enjoy an elephant safari in Ubud. It shall remain something that I will never forget in my whole life. The elephants were so friendly, and me and my parents also had an interactive session here, along with other acti... Read More
Madhuri Prajapat
Reviewed: 21 Sep 2021
Meeting with Sumatran elephants was the highlight of our family's trip to Bali. Not only did we enjoy the safari, also the natural beauty of the Taro Tropical Park was mesmerizing. Above all, the Thrillophilia team's service was commendable. Thank you for making this trip so memorable.

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