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  • Bali is a paradise place nestled in Indonesia, with too much to do regardless of who you are or what your interests are. However, travelling with kids is a whole different ballgame, and the list of things to consider becomes too huge. But your children deserve a vacation too, right? And the weary parents, even more so. Also check out our best honeymoon packages in Bali which can help you to plan your trip and can make it more special for you. 

    In admiration of all the superhero parents who have been travelling with their kids, and for all of those who desperately want a family vacation can visit various popular places in Bali! While traveling across this dizzyingly beautiful island, here’s giving you a whopping list of 32 things to do when in Bali with your kids:

  • 01Temega Treehouse : Explore from Above and Dine in a Bamboo House!

    This beauty was made Mr. Komang Sakran and consists of two treehouses planted in sprawling greenery, surrounded by a stunning view. The space is like an obstacle course as it is multi-storeyed, and well connected through bamboo-made suspension bridges! Kids will absolutely love it - it is possible to start climbing right from the tables by the eating zone right up to the tree house and lavish in the lush green view. 

    Your children can explore the wild side of nature without straying too far from your watchful eyes. It also has a beautiful restaurant where you can fulfill your cravings with the best of Indonesian yummies.

    Entry fees: For adults : IDR 10,000 / USD 0.75. For children under 12:IDRRp 5,000 / USD 0.38

    Location: Jl. Raya Tirta Gangga, Temega, Karangasem.

    Timing: 7am – 6pm

    Tip: For pure safety purposes, we advice you not to leave children under the age of 4 voyaging too much too far across the suspension bridges. Let them experience the adventure with an adult safely holding on!

  • 02Big Tree Farms Bamboo Chocolate Factory : Go Bonkers on Chocolate!

    A trip to this chocolate factory is one of the best things to do with your kids in Bali. Officially the world’s largest commercial bamboo structure, Big Tree Farms Bamboo Chocolate Factory sprawls over 2,3000 square feet and is built three stories high, giving kids a wide run of the land. This place gives you an inside scoop on the entire chocolate making process, from bean to bar. 

    This is an education that the little ones will much appreciate! If you wish to learn more about the art of chocolate making, make inquiries for they usually share their knowledge through a series of workshops and classes. Get a sugar rush as you experience the various chocolates for yourselves. Don’t forget to stock up on chocolate freshly made in this sustainable farm, before you leave!

    Fees: (1) Group Tour : Per person: IDR 40,000 if reserved. IDR 60,000 if drop-in. Free for children under 3.

    (2) Private Tour : Per person : IDR 120,000

    Location: Piakan, Kabupaten Badung.

    Timing: Monday to Friday, 9am – 4pm

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  • 04Waterbom Bali : Set Loose Your Inner Kid, With Your Kids

    Asia’s best water park is not a place to be missed at any cost, when you are looking for things to do Bali with your kids. This place is literally a playground with water - which we all know to be the best holiday combination ever, especially in a tropical place like Bali. The numerous slides, pools and rivers are set across 3.8 whopping hectares of land, glowing green with tropical plantations that give you the total feel of adventuring in the jungle. 

    Whether your plan is to have a lazy day with the kids or go out of breath on the craziest of slides, this place is for you! There are many awesome things to do in Kuta where you can take the feel of many of the extreme sports . You have no reason to worry for your kids’ safety, either; the entire park is built to surpass international standards. Even the water is specially salted and chlorinated just the right amount to take care of that precious young skin!

    Fees: (1) Adults: IDR 520 for 1 day pass, IDR 880 for 2 day pass

    (2) Children (below 12) : IDR 370 for 1 day pass, IDR 620 for 2 day pass

    Location: Jl. Kartika, Tuban, Kuta, Kabupaten Badun.

    Timing: Everyday, 9am – 6pm

    Tip: Kids get cranky in lines, as do some adults. We completely understand, which is why we recommend online booking! Head over to : http://portal.waterbom-bali.com

  • 05Rumah Pohon : A Treehouse Nestled in the Forest

    Rumah Pohon features treehouse and cottage stays in a location that will make you forget  the mundanities of daily existence. It is the best place to stay at while travelling in Bali with kids. The treehouse is literally atop a high tree, outfitted with cosy rooms and even providing Wi-Fi access. 

    The couple running Rumah Pohon are extremely kind and make breakfasts that will turn even the most stubborn of kids into health food freaks! The luxury over here is the fact that you are deep within a forest, untouched by the pain and pollution of city life. You can show your kids what real life looks like, and how they can enjoy it to the max. For those with a more adventurous vein, you can zip line from Rumah Pohon! Now that is an experience you cannot miss.

  • 06The Inter Continental Bali Resort : Pamper Yourself in This Ultimate Indulgence

    Stepping into this fairytale of a resort immediately means leaving behind the normal world for the pampering of a lifetime. The sprawling, regal rooms of the hotel are fully fitted with a large LCD to enjoy some entertainment on, WiFi to stay in touched with loved ones and enough supplies for teas and coffees. 

    With luxurious bathtubs to pamper yourself in a hotel surrounded by lush pools and gardens for the young ones to go wild in, staying at the Inter Continental Bali is definitely a must-do thing while travelling Bali with kids.

    Location : Jl. Raya Uluwatu No.45, Jimbaran, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung.

    Tip: Book a stay in one of the newly-renovated Singaraja Room fro experience an exotic blend of Balinese art and culture alongside modern, global amenities!

  • 07All Aboard! Adventures with The Pirate Dinner Cruise

    You can spend an evening out on the gorgeous ocean while choosing to dine with the Pirate Dinner Cruise. This is a place where the adults can get reminded of their childhood days of play, and children get a sneak peek into the fancy life of cruise ship dinners! Dress up and play a game of pirates onboard, with a crew as energetic as the wildest of kids.

    Enjoy the sunset from onboard and allow yourself the luxury of a long night filled to the brim with entertainment - exotic dancers, musicians, fire dances and games are just the beginning! This is a family outing that will create enough crazy memories for a lifetime.

    Fees: USD 55.00 per person for Adults, USD 27.50 per person for children (between 4 - 12)

    Location: Embark on the cruise boat from Harbour Benoa in Bali.

    Timing: Session 1 is from 5:15 pm to 7:30 pm

                Session 2 is from 7:45 pm to 10:00 pm

  • 08Being Crazy at Bali Treetop Adventure

    Bali Treetop Adventure Park is an absolute family destination. This park fun activity set in an open air environment is designed for families to have a great day together. It is certainly one of the best things to do when in Bali with kids! Enjoy challenging yourself across the various tightrope courses, ranging from suspended bridges and spider nets to exciting Tarzan jumps and flying-fox lines, all for a different kind of adrenaline rush. 

    As always, there are obstacles and activities of various levels, making it a brilliant family-friendly space. Some of these courses let you test your agility or even zip through the air safely, high up in the trees of the Eka Karya Botanic Garden. So whether your child is more of a thrill-seeker or a tree-hugger, this place has got it all.

    Fees: USD 25 for Adults, USD 16 for Kids, for a 2.5-hour long period.

    Location: Bedugul, Bali

    Timing: 8:30 am to 6:00 pm

    Tips: The park is specially designed for adventure activities, which will require the use of equipment like ropes and cables. Please listen to the instructors who are here for your safety. Make sure you, as well as your child, are listening to instructions and learning to secure yourself properly!

  • 09Walk On The Ocean Floor and Be One With the Fishes!

    The Ocean Walker program gives you the chance to walk at the very bottom of the ocean! Be literally at eye-level with the fishes and other ocean critters. Educate your children in the wild classroom that is nature, as you immerse yourself in an unbelievable view of fishes and natural coral reef. Bali Ocean Walker will bring you to diving sites out at sea, which is merely 100 meters from the beach.

     You will be entering the sea with a depth of between 4 and 10 yards. The Ocean Walker guides are professionals who will educate you on using the gear, including the very important helmets that allow you to breathe while underwater. They join you in the dive, too!  

    Fees: USD 50 for Adults, USD 40 for children. The rates are inclusive of lunch and transfers, where applicable.

    Location : Tanjung Benoa beach, Bali

    Tips: Because this is located on an adventure sport beach, you can indulge other water sports activities as well! The beach offers Parasailing, Banana Boat, Fly Boarding, Water Ski, Fly Fish, Snorkelling and many others.

  • 10Ride the Waves at Rip Curl School of Surf

    Rip Curl School of Surf is Bali’s first fully-dedicated surf camp. The entire area is occupied by exceptionally talented and kind trainers who will help you learn surfing, wakeboardingwake-boarding, free-diving, bodyboarding, kitesurfing, stand up paddle-boarding, scuba diving, or windsurfing - all from one place! You can choose how many days you wish to stay and what you wish to learn. 

    The team will match your energy and ambition and make sure you stand up on that surfboard of yours before you leave! Another pro is that they have a fantastic photographer who documents your surf journey, allowing you to see just how far you have come along. Rendezvous with the kids and the waves, now!

    Fees: There are several packages to choose from. Please explore at : http://www.ripcurlschoolofsurf.com/our/price-list/

    Location: Legian beach, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung.

    Tips: Stay on for at least a week to learn a sport and glean the full benefits of this phenomenal resort.

  • 11Living on the Wild Side at Bali Safari and Marine Park

    This exciting safari adventure takes you across the terrains of India and Africa in addition to the Balinese islands, all in one space! Show and tell with the kids just got supremely easy as you get face to face with a wide number of animal species in their natural habitat. 

    The safari consists of a tram ride across these open regions. There will be safari guides onboard to ensure the safety of your family as well as to educate you on the myriad fascinations of the wildlife here! Do watch out for tigers hiding in the dense jungle and get up close and personal with the male White Rhinoceros (be careful, too!). You can also dip into ‘Lake Manyara’, a Hippo pool built into the Safari. You might even be close enough to spot some zebras!

    Fees: There are several packages to pick from, which vary in price. Check full list here : http://balisafarimarineparktickets.com/

    Timings: Day Safari from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (opens at 8:30 am on public holidays)

                 Night Safari from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm

  • 12Ride the Waves at Bali Wake Park

    Imagine learning to wakeboard on a lake that is five hectares huge. It doesn’t end there : Bali Wake Park is a space also features an infinity pool with a bar, and an eatery, and a pro shop. Have we tempted you enough yet? This is Bali’s only dedicated wake boarding space, fully fitted with state of the art two-tower cable systems that allow beginners as well as professionals to interact with the waters and create their own adventure. 

    With the huge lake allowing you plenty of opportunity to experiment some moves on the water, this is the best place to go to add another feather to your adventurous cap and learn wake boarding with the entire family. Now this is something you definitely want to do in Bali when traveling with kids.

    Fees: The different packages can be found here: http://baliwakepark.com/

    Location: Jl. Raya Pelabuhan Benoa, Denpasar.

    Tip: Do spend a week or at least a couple of days here to make the most of the resort, and to master the skill that is wake-boarding.

  • 13Feel the Open Waters From a Banana Boat Ride

    The banana boat is a funny thing to be on, considering you are on top of a giant banana-shaped structure that is being pulled along by a motorboat. The idea here is to feel the thrill of the waves as you bump along them for an exciting ride! Considering this is a trip to Bali with your kids, a banana boat ride is an experience you should definitely indulge in. The screams of your kids and the smacking of the waves as you zip around the ocean will be a thing you and your family will be speaking about for long after!

    Fees: USD 10 per person, for 15 minutes on the boat

    Location: Tanjung Benoa beach

  • 14A Challenge What You See at Trick Art Gallery

    Trick Art 3D Gallery is a great gallery which allows fun, interactive family moments that you can breeze for a lifetime! There are around 80 pieces of life-size and hyper-realistic murals to go crazy with with in the gallery’s collection, from parodied takes on famous and classical paintings, blockbuster movie characters, to fairytale and magical themes. Pose with all sorts of masterfully crafted murals and paintings to create stunning three-dimensional illusions. 

    The gallery has very friendly staff who will help you take photos just the right way to achieve a breath-taking 3D effect on your normal smartphone!. Younger children might veer towards the horse-driven cart ride with mum and dad through a rural countryside or cuddly polar bears with their arms reaching out from the frame. Adults will most likely have fun with the parodies of classical masterpieces, such as acting Da Vinci by adding a finishing brush stroke to Mona Lisa, or parrying a sword with a horse riding Napoleon Bonaparte. There are even plastic stools to help kids who need the higher reach.

    Location: Seminyak end of Sunset Road.

    Tips: Do use the washroom before stepping into this space; it might not be as comfortable as you want it to be. The gallery as a whole is a fantastic visual treat, which more than compensates for the paltry washroom.

  • 15Monkey Around at Ubud Monkey Forest

    Nestled within the village of Padantegal lies the Ubud Monkey Village. No place celebrates the beauty of these intelligent creatures are Ubud does! You get to see over 120 different species of monkeys, including the Balinese monkey or the macaque.

    The forest is replete with beautiful little temples, and visitors are allowed to walk through the forest and discover the little enchantments of the place for themselves. To avoid crowds, it is best to get there by around 8:30 am to enjoy a special time - just you, your family and all of them monkeys.
  • 16See the Unexpected at Elephant Cave - Goa Gajah!

    Goa Gajah’s name is ever so slightly misleading - it makes you think that it is a place field with elephants, when nothing could be further from the truth! The mystical place, Goa Gajah is carved into a rock face. When you walk in, you enter through the massive mouth of a demon! Set within the beautiful caves are the remains of a Shivalingam, holy for the Hindus. 

    It’s female counterpart the Yoni can also be seen here, and the legendary Elephant God of the Hindus - Ganesha! Just as much a place for fun as it is for mythology, the caves are accentuated by bathing pools which have waterspouts held together by 6 slender female figures.

    Fees:

    Entry: IRP 15,000 for adults, IRP 7500 for children

    Parking: IRP 2000 for motorcycle, IRP 5000 for car

    Location: Western edge of Bedulu Village, 6 km out from central Ubud.

    Timings: 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

  • 17Being Bonkers at Bounce Bali Trampoline Park

    Bounce Bali is Bali’s first trampoline fun centre! When you’re young, all you want to do is bounce around - and Bali understands this best. The unique space is fully air-conditioned and exists only for one purpose – to go absolutely bonkers in the best way possible! Trampolines are of all shapes and sizes, but the trampolines at Bounce Bali are the best. 

    They come with a specially designed, spring-loaded frame allowing you to reach newer heights! Everywhere you look, you only see bouncy trampolines ta Bounce Bali. But you do not have to worry for your child’s safety; all the frames and springs are protected by thick safety gear and your child will have nothing but fun. You can leave your kids for an all-day long bounce session, or make friends through organised activities like trampoline dodge ball or basketball. 

    There is also a place for the foodies - Strike+ Bar offers elevated views of the entire trampoline centre. The delicious food for both kids and adults is the best way to replenish energy after all that jumping around. Definitely a top recommendation especially when traveling with energetic kids in Bali!

    Fees: IRP 135,000 per person per hour for the jump session

    SuperFun Pass (Splash Park, 1 hour bowling and 1 hour trampoline) : IDR 380,000 for kids and IDR 500,000 for adults.

    Location: Finns Centre Recreation Club, Jalan Pantai Berawa, Canggu, Badung Regency.

    Timing: 10 am to 10 pm

  • 18Get Fit and Get Fast at Canggu Club

    Canguu Club is the larger complex that houses the Bounce Bali trampoline centre in addition to several other forms of entertainment that will leave you a very happy tired. This world-class sports and leisure complex is set within the island’s expatriate Canggu community area. 

    It occupies a huge area of 3.54 hectares and houses several different facilities onsite, including the amazing Splash Waterpark, a world-class fitness centre, tenpin bowling alley, tennis centre, kids club, spa and Bounce Bali, which the island’s largest trampoline centre that is just as much for the adults as it is for kids. It is complete with a plethora of food and beverage outlets for you to pick your snacks from!

    Location: Jalan Pantai Berawa, Canggu, North Kuta, Badung Regency.

    Timing: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.

  • 19Find Colours and Happiness at the Bali Bird Park

    The Bali Bird Park is a massive aviary sprawling across 2000 square metres and holding over a thousand birds of 250 varied species. it is the perfect space to come and interact with beautiful birds from all over the world - ranging from the Australian Pelican to the Cassowary and the famous, colourful Birds of Paradise, they’re all there! The park itself is a lush jungle growing palm trees and other plants required for the health and happiness of the birds, which is of absolute priority. This is a place where your kids can get to see kindness to animals in action as well, which definitely makes it one of the top things to do in Bali with your kids.

    Location: Jl. Serma Cok Ngurah Gambir, Singapadu, Gianyar Regency

    Tips: There are several shows spread across the day - from the Papua Rainforest to the Lory feeding and Pelican feeding. These shows are a delight to spend time at and can be a great experience for the kids. See exact timings here and make time accordingly! : http://www.balibirdpark.com/special-programmes/special-programmes.html

  • 20Tour Turtle Island With Glass Bottom Boat Rides

    This is one of the best things to do in Bali when you are a family with small children. Turtle Island is located in Tanjung Benoa, a place already famous for its adventure sports. The tour is conducted on wonderful glass-bottomed boats that allow you to have a 360-degree view of the space, including inside the water! The boat takes you around 300 – 500 meters offshore. 

    This boat ride goes on for around 15 minutes. After seeing and feeding the fish, the tour will proceed to turtle island conservation, who took the time to 15 minutes. When you arrive at the turtle island in Tanjung Benoa, you will be invited to see and spend time with the Indonesian green turtles which are much in need of some love!

    Location: Nusa Dua, Tanjung Benoa.

    Tip: Do not forget to bring bread so that the kids can feed the fish while on the boat. At the island, your children will be introduced on how to take care a turtle - do encourage kind behaviour, more time with the anima and less photos!

  • 21Taste the Underwater World With a Submarine Tour of Bali

    If you are looking for a way to remember the trip to Bali with your kids, do so with this underwater tour of Bali - brought to you specially by the Odyssey Submarine Bali! Experience the world’s largest natural aquarium - the ocean - in a colourful splendour. 

    You will be able to experiencing the amazing scenery under the waters of Amuk Bay. You go up to a depth of 35 metres in this super safe vessel, which runs on battery bower and weighs over 70 tonnes. It seats 36 passengers and comes with window seating options as well as a space to lie down, for comfort. The vessel is also fitted with high quality scuba gear for those who can use it! The tour lasts 45 minutes, during which you will see all forms of Balinese marine life including corals, fishes and more.

    Fees: USD 95 for adults, USD 60 for children (5 - 12 years old), USD 290 for family packages.

    Location: Amuk Bay, Antiga village, Karangasem regency

    Tips: Eating and drinking are not allowed on the submarine, so do have a happy tummy before descending into the underbelly of the ocean. The sub also has no washroom, so please take care of you and your kids’ needs before boarding!

  • 22Clown Around at the Circus Waterpark, Kuta

    While not as massive as the Waterbom Park that Bali is famous for, Circus is the place to chill especially if you have little kids. The entire area is themed like a circus but nestled amidst Bali’s lush greenery, making it the perfect spot for little ones. The entire area covered by the waterpark is small enough for them to not get lost, too! There are 5 - 6 waterslides intended for kids, with a few more thrilling ones aimed at the adults. 

    There’s also been a new addition to the Cuircus family in Kuta - mechanical dinosaurs that you could just as easily mistake for the real deal! Balinese hospitality extends here too; the staff members of Circus Waterpark are extremely warm and kind and will help you sort out any issue in a jiffy. There are also lovely pools in this waterpark, which serve as the perfect spot to spend some precious bonding time with the kids.

    Tips: The food can get on the pricey side and is not too healthy, so try keeping your little ones well fed before and after the park so that all they need in-between are some snacks.

    Timing: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • 23Rejuvenate in Bali’s Numerous Natural Hot Springs

    Bali has a series of natural spread throughout the island’s inner regions. Some of these springs are sources of holy water to important Balinese Hindu temples that were built around them, and there are also several hot springs that serve as wellness retreats with therapeutic mineral-rich waters. The best hot springs to visit would be the lovely spring-fed pools of Tirta Empul Temple in central Bali, and the hot springs of Toyabungkah which overlook the caldera lake of Mount Batur. 

    You are in for a total treat in these hot springs. Enjoy the calming sights and sounds around you in these wonderfully secluded areas. Some of Bali’s holy springs also welcome visitors to experience a solemn dip in chilly and crystal clear waters. Others are geothermal hot springs with sulphuric content and therapeutic properties, allowing you to relax your muscles before heading on to seek more adventures.

    Fees: Entry of IDR 150 per person.

  • 24Take a Cycle and Explore Bali the Authentic Way!

    There’s really no better way to give your kids a taste of the good life than cycling. In beautiful Ubud with its rice terraces, ride an eco friendly electric bicycle and pedal up the hills while enjoying the look and feel of magnificent rice terraces as well as quaint local villages. There are local guides who speak English and can give you a better idea of the many sights you will be experiencing, so that Bali is not stranger to you anymore.

    The Ubud cycle tour takes you through traditional villages and stops at numerous temples. You also visit Tegalalang, the world famous rice terraces. These tours are meant to be interactive, and what you see can vary from day to day. If it is rice harvesting season, you stop to participate in the harvest. Sometimes there are ceremonies taking place. Sometimes you stop to talk to a farmer about what he does in the rice fields. It is truly a precious journey to share with your kids and a great thing to do while travelling in Bali!

    Timings: Check with the organisation through which you do the cycle tour. Different operators have different hours.

    Tips: Carry some water and sunscreen on the go!

  • 25Indulge in Balinese Cuisine First Hand With Cooking Classes

    Indonesian cuisine has always been one of the most delicious in the world - and now you can take it back to your home and hearts! Explore the amazing tastes and culinary traditions of Balinese cuisine while taking hands-on cooking classes. You get the chance to visit a fish market to shop for fresh ingredients, learn to prepare three varied dishes and then savour your meal in the dazzling company of your instructor, who is a professional chef! 

    There is plenty of flexibility in the program to make sure you are most comfortable you can choose to visit a fish market first thing in the morning, accompanying your chef and instructor as they shop for produce, fish, meat, herbs, and spices. Pick up the ingredients for your class, or just gather interesting items you’d like to try at home. When it’s time for the class to begin, meet your instructor and get introduced to the ingredients and kitchen equipment needed for the dishes on the day’s menu. 

    Start prepping and cooking under the guidance of the chef, picking up interesting techniques and stories about Balinese culinary traditions as you work. Once all of the dishes are prepared, gather around the table in a lush and verdant outdoor dining area to enjoy the meal and continue chatting about the daily life and culinary experiences of the Balinese.

    Fee: USD 65 per person

    Timing: You can choose to book your slot, the first of which begins at 9:30 am. The session goes on for around 3.5 to 4 hours.

  • 26Release the Artist in You at Sari Api

    Sari Api is an exquisite open-air ceramic studio that was established way back in 1996 by Suzan Kohlik, a graduate of the Centre Doret Ceramic Art School in Vevey, Switzerland. It is located just outside of Ubud, Bali. Fitted with with 3 electric wheels, a large gas-fired downdraft kiln and containing plenty of workspace, Sari Api is where you allow your artistic talents to let loose and greet the world. It offers classes for children and adults at all the levels, as well as special Open Studio time for experienced artists staying in Bali for a while.

    Location: Suweta Street in the village of Bentuyung, Gianyar.

    Timing: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm from Monday to Saturday

  • 27Grab Some Quiet Time at the Pondok Pekak Library

    This is Ubud’s only library, holding more than 30,000 books in the adult lending library alone! Page-turning bestsellers, erudite works of philosophy, rare copies of local and expat memoirs reside here. This is hands down the best place in Bali to actually spend some quality time with your kids, reading books for free all day to them in a beautiful complex dedicated to books! There is also a wonderful upstairs terrace which basically functions as a lovely reading sanctuary.

     It happily comes with free Wifi, and they urge you to maintain a calm, peaceful ambience. The Pondok Pekak Library & Learning Center also offers private classes in traditional Balinese art & culture to travellers! You could learn Balinese Dance, Silver Jewellery making, Fruit carving, painting and so much more!

    Fees: Books: IDR 2000 per day if you are issuing a book (you can keep it for 3 days), IDR 50,000 for a monthly membership and IDR 250,000 for annual membership.

    Each class has a varied cost. Check it at : http://www.pondokpekaklibrary.com/classes

    Location: Pondok Pekak is across the football field from Monkey Forest Road. You can enter the laneway off Dewi Sita.

  • 28Get Down and Dirty at the Mepantigan Balinese Mud games

    Give yourself a taste of the real Balinese life by getting involved at the Mepantigan Balinese mud games, a private version of the cultural games. You will also then get a taste of the traditional lunch after the this hot and heavy activity! This unique style is a of Balinese cultural game which is played in the rice field mud in very natural and harmony. Playing of this game is also a sign of respect for the goddess of the rice - ‘Dewi Sri’. And yes, despite it being a heavy duty wrestling game, it is actually very safe and tonnes of fun. 

    The Balinese games include Eel/frog Catching, Mud Horse Riding, Love and kiss duck, Mud Tug of War, Mud Pillow Fight, Kecak Body Painting, Mud Gamelan and dancing, Massage in the mud, Fresh with the river and flowers. While playing mud wrestling, you will be donning the traditional Balinese sarong which is called the Tridatu. You also get to learn a little history of the colors of the sarongs, and why the games are played!

  • 29Explore the Waters up Close and Personal on Glass Bottomed Boats!

    A glass bottom boat is one made up of sections of glass, or other suitable transparent material, below the waterline. This is done not to scare you, but to give you a clear sight of the waters from the comfort of the boat seat! The view through the glass bottom is better than simply looking into the water from above, because one has a clear vision into the undersea thanks to the glass fitting. 

    The effect is similar to that achieved by a diving mask, while the passengers are able to stay dry, out of the water. Several operators provide this beautiful ride especially in the waters of Tanjung Benoa. A must-do thing when you are in Bali with kids, especially if you want to wow then into silence for a little while!

    Fees: USD 15 for 30 minutes of boat ride and 30 minutes in Turtle Island

  • 30Horsing Around in Tegallalang

    Tire’s no better way to explore the unique terrace fields of Bali’s paddies than on horseback, and Tegallalang allows you to do just this. For a fee, you can avail a private horseback tour and roam the fields, experiencing Bali’s nature and culture on a 3-hour long ride. 

    You have a choice to pick the level you are more comfortable with - whether you are riding for the firs time or are a pro on horseback, there are instructors and horses specially allocated for the kind of experience you have (or not). The gorgeous landscape of Tegallalang, just north of Ubud is lined by palm trees and clusters of bamboo. You can also pause for the occasional photo and hydrate yourself with Bali’s favourite beverage - coconut water!

    Fee: IDR 140,000 for three hours

    Location: Desa Pupuan Banjar Timbul, Tegallalang, north of Ubud

    Timing: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • 31Have a Playful Morning Chasing Dolphins!

    Bali is a beautiful place that is blessed enough to have several dolphins in very close proximity to the island. Take some special time out with your kids and watch their amazement rise as the first dolphins come swimming into view. Board the air-conditioned Ocean Raft with the Bali Hai Dolphin Watching Cruise. Remember, dolphins wait for no man which means that you need to get up and about early in order to catch them swimming in the wild. 

    Some planning ahead would be needed for this trip, because the high speed Ocean Raft departs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7.30am, and will take you on an exhilarating journey to South Bali across the waves. You get served fresh juices and pastries before setting off on the journey, so that you are free throughout! These powerful speed boats will give you a thrilling experience.

    Fees: Book online and pay USD 58.50 for adults and USD 40.50 for children.

    Timing: Departure at 7:30 am, return at 9:30 am

  • 32Get Amazed at the Gili Islands

    The Gili Islands (or just the Gilis) were a series of unassuming little islands that suddenly grabbed the attention of the world as a backpacker’s paradise. Several decades down the line, there are now a range of glamorous options to live on and shop from in these islands, especially so on Gili Trawangan. 

    The culture in these islands are very relaxed and laid-back, with countless little beachside cafes, restaurants and bars serving a variety of tastes in local and international cuisine. What’s best for your children especially is that there are no cars or motorbikes to disturb the peace! The island is strongly committed to environmental rejuvenation with the focus being a healthy sea and a healthy beach. There are also many options for you to wine and dine, visit a spa or hang out and meet new friends.

    Tip: The peak tourist seasons are July-August and December-January, so you might want to plan your trip at a time when it won’t be too crowded. The winter months see less rain on Gili islands than on mainland Bali, so you can plan accordingly!

    Also, if you want to begin your journey with a splendiferous view, it is a good idea to get the fast boat to the Gilis from Amed. Amed is a gorgeous fishing hamlet on the east coast of Bali with incredible snorkelling, breathtaking views of Mount Agung and a quaint village vibe!

  • 33Say Hello to the Animals at Bali Zoo

    One of the newer zoos in the world, Bali Zoo was inaugurated in 2007 and is a beautiful complex featuring several indigenous and foreign animals. It is hands down one of the best things to do with your kids when you visit Bali - walking up and down the forested trails, showing your children in real life rather than in books and movies what the animals of the world look like. 

    The zoo is also open for a Night Safari, and has several other uniquely curated programs as well. Don’t miss out on special attractions; spend an entire day with the wildlife at Bali Zoo! The wonder shining from the eyes of your little ones will be thanks enough.

    Fees: There are several packages priced differently, according to what you wish to do at the zoo. For more info, check here: http://www.bali-zoo.com/index.php/ticket/list_ticket

    Location: Sukawati, Gianyar region.

    It is always a bittersweet experience to want to roam the world when children are involved, more so when they are younger. Taking them along completely changes the dynamics of the trip - you now need to be double responsible, doubly careful and all that much more careful. Don’t worry though - the list we have given you is to ensure the best of both worlds! Because Bali is so extremely rich in natural beauty and cultural resources, not to mention hopping on great food, you will never find yourself bored for a minute. 

    This holiday could in fact be the beginning of a great bond between parent and child! So what are you waiting for? Book that trip to Bali already. The dolphins don’t wait - and neither should you.


Attractions

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Waterbom Waterpark

An important water theme park in Bali is Waterbom Waterpark which is lying amidst lush green forest and equipped with multiple fun and adventurous rides extending happiness to adults as well as kids. It is termed to be an indescribable oasis amidst the extensive stretch of Kuta beach. The water slides inside the park are quite amusing. They will slice through a huge area of 3.8 hectares that provide complete entertainment for kids as well as adults, equally.

There are 101 ways to enjoy your time in complete thrill both on land and in water. This is a perfect choice for families as all the rides are safe and enjoyable. You can choose to dine out at cafes and this park is a one-stop entertainment capital of Bali.

Highlight: The park uses only advanced salt chlorination water which is soft to the environment as well as on your skin. Twin Racers, Smash Down 20, Fast and Fierce, Double Twists, Green Vipers, Pipe Line, Lazy River, Super Bowl, Boomerang etc are the most liked rides in the park with enormous fun and thrill hidden inside. Both adults and kids can equally enjoy these rides since all of the meet the international safety standards.

Entry fee:

  • For adults per one day: IDR 520.000 and per two days: IDR 880.000
  • For children per one day: IDR 370.000 and per two days: IDR 620.000

The total package includes admission ticket, express entrance, prioritize Gazebo booking, towel, digital photos, lunch and 1 activity. It costs IDR 880 for adults and IDR 750 for kids.

Location: Jl. Kartika, Tuban, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia.

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Kuta Beach

Kuta Beach in Bali is the fulcrum of attractions in this region that located on the western side of the island and known as the most precious tourist destination on the island. Ngurah Rai International Airport is very close to the beach giving you easy access to it. There are a number of resorts near the beach which would give you inimitable views of the beach and the turquoise blue. Earlier, the beach was quite rustic and people used to do fishing here as it was the daily routine of the locals and later it started reforming and now it reached the glorious heights of being the most visited beach in Indonesia.

The accommodations, restaurants, shopping locations, and the beautiful surrounding are the reason why it could attract more people toward the white sandy beach loved by the azure water all the time.

Highlights: Kuta Beach never disappointed the visitors coming every year and during the peak season that is from July to August, and Christmas and New Year the beach is fully-booked by travelers.

Activities: Beachgoers would love the appreciable beauty of Kuta and its welcoming attitude to surfing and it owes its development to the visitors from Australia. The sunset views from the beach are simply adorable and the lines created on the edge of the beach by the swaying coconut trees bring in more charm to the white shore.

The nightlife, the parties and the leisurely spots near the beach keep the tourists entertained and vibrant throughout and that may be the reason behind why the beach is called the Mecca of beaches in Indonesia.

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Legian Street

Jalan Legian Street a.k.a Legian Street is one of the most crowded, flamboyant areas in Kuta. It is the principal walking street located at the most popular beach resort area. It arrays a variety of good shops, bars, hotels and clubs on either side. Kuta and Seminyak are connected by this street. Shoppers or stroll lovers can be found anytime on the street, be it daytime or night. The street becomes lively around 11:00 pm and the roads will be buzzed and filled with enormous traffic till 4:00 am.

Legian Street is a great place for partying and socializing. The shops on the sides will give you countless options to buy colourful stuff but the initial price tags given by the shopkeepers would be inflated. But you can get them at a feasible price after decent bargaining.

Highlights: Daytime shopping centers and night time dining spots are the predominant places brimming with a huge crowd always. The spas and massage shops also will welcome you with a warm heart to experience the best therapies available in Bali. In addition to these, there are major outlets of famous brands where you can buy things at the retail price.

You can visit the Ground Zero Monument which is situated at the southern end of the street. Or else, you will be led to Kuta Beach which can give you an awesome time of leisure. Rip Curl Legian Surf Shop, the Kopi Pot in Bali, Mama’s German Restaurant in Bali, Five Monkeys Bali etc are some of the top notched shops, clubs and dining stations in Legian.

Timing: The Street will be opening its eyes around 11:00 pm at night and extends till it is early morning and this is one of the reasons why visitors love to stroll around Legian Market when they visit Bali.

Location: Legian is located in Kuta and between Kuta and Seminyak. You can reach there from the airport by a prepaid taxi and the drive will take around 20 minutes.

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Kedongana Beach

Very close to the famous Jimbaran Beach is Kedonganan Beach which is famous for authentic seafood delicacies and relaxed resort stay with a bewitching view of the ocean. The extremely beautiful white sandy beach with a slope along with the regular remembrance of the calm waves to the shore is ideal for a perfect sunset view or a leisurely walk.

The multiple restaurants offering different types of seafood will be quite buzzed every afternoon by the enlarged crowd of tourists and locals. Another attraction is the fish market where fresh fish caught by the fishermen can be purchased.

Highlights: The romantically shining restaurants are the irresistible attraction on the beach where you get lip-smacking grilled seafood items and the dining settings that offer you the best sunset views are quite beautiful.

Activities: Swimming, sunbathing, fishing etc are the favourite activities of tourists arriving at the beach. But a relaxed walk on the shore watching the calm waves slowly approaching the white sandy beach is something even more appreciable.

Opening hours: You can visit the beach any time you would like to but most of the seafood restaurants will be opened around 04:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

Location: Jalan Pantai Kedonganan, South Kuta

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Kuta Beach Sea Turtle Conversation

With an aim to protect the tiny eggs and thus increase the hatching rates of sea turtles started Kuta Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Programme Started almost 17 years ago. It was started by Mr. Agung and Wayan with 1 sea turtle nest which was protected with bamboo placed around the nest.

There are Turtle Rangers to patrol the beach during the night to give the mother sea turtles safe place on the shore to lay eggs and go back to the ocean. They relocate the eggs to the hatchery at Kuta and wait for the next 45-60 days to get the eggs developed and hatched. When the eggs are hatched, the conservationists will return them to the natural habitat immediately.

Highlights: Currently, tourists are also becoming part of the conservation programme hugely as the awareness about protecting these animals has gained prominence around the island. People can join the release of the baby turtles to the ocean so that they can spread the word to others and bring more people in order to be a member of the conservation team and protect more sea turtles like this.

In 2012 and 2013, the authorities say that they could collect more than 50000 eggs safely and relocated them to the hatchery. Around 80% of them were hatched and released to the ocean.

Timings: The nesting season on the beach is from March to September every year and the hatching season is from April to October. The nesting dates can be altered as the baby turtles will be hatched naturally when they are ready. During the months of June, July, August and September, the baby turtles will be released almost every day.

If you visit Kuta during these months, you may be able to take part in this mind blowing social activity.

Things to remember: When you visit the conservation centre, try not to touch the baby turtles or not to take photos of them with flashes on in order to protect their eyesight.

Location: The beach is located a few minutes away from the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Tuban.

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Kuta Night Market

A buzzing enclave of food stalls that extend some rare fragrance of delicious food, other grilled food items, shops and busy roads with tourists and tourism workers is Kuta Night Market that opens its eyes nearly in the evening every day and goes on until early morning. The cheapest food in Bali would be available at the street food shops here but offering the best taste ever. Most of the tourists find the food awesome here and you can stroll around to find some authentic traditional restaurants as well.

The market is comparatively small with limited stalls selling clothes and other items. Those who love to take a leisurely night amidst people but without much traffic and buzzes, Kuta night market will be a good option.

Highlights: Asian and Indonesian food items are served at many of the restaurants here and they are awesomely tasty. If you love to try some delicious and traditional food styles, then choose any restaurants from the market and have a relaxed dining experience.

Timing: Starts at 06:00 pm usually and goes on until midnight.

Prices: Meals will be available at a price range starts at 15000 to 25000 Rp.

Location: Jl Blambangan, Kuta, Indonesia.

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Kuta Square

Kuta Square is like the Times Square of Bali, a delightful and abundant shopping arcade with lines of stores, café’s and throngs of tourists filling the streets. This two-way avenue is flanked by rows of fashion outlets, hypermarkets, departmental stores, and plenty of dining options.

You will come across surf retail outlets and top-ranging sports brands as well as famous name brands. Designer items such as Armani, Gucci, Versace and Donna Karan New York highlight the street sides with posters and mannequins in glass displays. Local quality brands such as Animale, Milo’s and Body & Soul can also be found here. Local jewellers such as Suarti and high-end batik outlets also offer unique items to visitors.

Location: JalanBakung Sari, Kuta

Timings: 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM

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Kuta Theater

Kuta Theater is the only place where you can witness a cultural show with a unique twist in Bali. The theater boasts nightly stage performances, with most of its cast in glittering Balinese dance costumes, The theater is a better alternative to the beach, as well as the clubs, bars, nightlife offerings in Kuta, and is simply a great place to visit before the dinner.

As the stage curtains open to a simplify the rendition of the Legong Dance. Then the magicians and their supporting and characters take over the scene, performing sets of illusions with a touch of theatrical drama and mystery around it.

Location: The theater is on the eastern side of Kuta’s Jalan Kartika Plaza, just across from the Bali Garden Beach Resort and upstairs in the second building at the Kuta Centre.

Timings: Opened daily from 5 PM to 10 PM.

Price: Approximate price starts from 17 USD.
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Dream Museum Zone

A perfect 3D museum or a house of Illusion art which has started in Korea and currently the important piece of attraction in Bali is Dream Museum Zone. The numerous trick arts appear in the museum make its fame glitter. At the entrance itself you can experience the mind-blowing illusion trickery and as you enter the interiors you will be bewitched to see the labyrinth of an Egyptian pyramid.

You will be taken to immerse into the world of imagination and then you will be lead to witness a never expected scenario. Places from Venice to Egypt to the Amazon you will come across and you will unknowingly pose for the best shots of your life. There are 120 art pieces created by renowned illusion artists belong to Korea.

Highlight: Among the attractions, Renaissance and Luminescence pavilions steal the hearts of anyone visiting here. The Renaissance pavilion has a lot of parodies of famous paintings. Mona Lisa carrying a fruit basket or Van Gogh standing with shaving foam or different animal themes paintings are all making the interior quite amusing. You are free to pose as you are really in these places or situations as the 3-dimensional illusion art makes everything look like alive.

Timings: 09:00 am to 10:00 pm on all days.

Entry fee: USD 10 is the entry fee per person.

Location: Jl. Nakula No. 33X, Legian. It is located at a distance of 1.6 kms from Seminyak.

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The Ground Zero monument

The Ground Zero Memorial or Monument was opened in order to pay tribute to those who killed during the massive bomb explosions happened in Kuta in 2002. It came into existence in the year of 2004, on October 12. During the bomb explosion led by Jemaah Islamiyah terrorist group, three types of bombs were used claiming 202 lives including people from Australia in a large number, from Bali and other 20 nationalities.

People from different parts of the world come to the memorial to mourn the death of their friends and relatives.

Structure of the Monument: The monument exhibits the name of all those who died during the bombing and there are 22 flagpoles arrayed near the stone that represent the 22 nationalities of people who lost their lives. Also, there is a pool with a fountain in front of it. People come every year from different nations to commemorate the death of their beloved and pray for their souls.

But currently, the condition of the monument is worse as it was not maintained well and cleaned. The pool has green algae in it and diminished the beauty. The flagpoles are empty and the beautiful stone carving decayed by mould. But people hope the Government will retain the monument since it is the major place where people from all over the world will come every year to pay tribute.

Location: The monument is located in the center of Kuta. Walk east from Kuta Beach for 10 minutes approximately and then you are at the monument. You can also visit the Beach Walk Mall, the Bali Sea Turtle Society etc near.

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Pura Petitenget Temple

Mark your footprints at the tranquil part of Seminyak that is the Pura Petitenget Temple that is known for its scenic location. The temple is established on the Jalan Petitenget and is quite accessible from everywhere.

At the time of festivals, the temple is decorated with vibrant colored lamps and lights that add up to its beauty make it even more beautiful. If you are looking for a spot untouched by urbanization, then this is the right place for you.

Highlights: Religious ceremonies at the temple, the decor of the temple at festivals, scenic beachside location.

Location: Jl. Petitenget, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia

T
imings: 24 hours open

Entrance Fees: None

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Bajra Sandhi Monument

Located overlooking the Bali Governor's Office, the Bajra Sandhi Monument is a mighty structure that signifies the struggle of the Balinese people. The monument was built back in the late 19th Century and the elegant architecture is rectangular in shape.

The main building has three floors and is named the Utama Mandala. The second Mandala is used for meditation and is an epitome of serenity where one can soothe the soul. The entire edifice is enclosed by the courtyard and is called the Nista Mandala. 

Location:
Jl. Raya Puputan No.142, Panjer, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80234, Indonesia

Timings: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Entry Fee: Starting from INR 250 per adult.

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Devdan Show

Devdan is a familiar name for all Bali lovers, the treasure of the Indonesian archipelago. The famous stage performance depicting high energy visual treat for the spectators, Devdan represents the wide variety of Indonesia’s culture. It is a combination of traditional Indonesian dance activities with modern contemporary dance, internationally recognized acrobatic attractions, colourful yet glittering costumes, and of course the brand new high-tech special effects. 

On this 90 minutes long performance, the audience will be taken to a magical extravaganza that displays the tradition and diversity of the Indonesian archipelago, extending from Bali to Sumatra to Java to Papua etc. The costumes and music that accompany the performance are quite Indonesian and thus it attracts people fast and they will be amused to see the unpredictable mélange.

Highlights: While you are on a tour of Bali, Devdan Show must be included in your itinerary as it promises complete entertainment and fun-filled time for you. The show is featured to entertain the guests with the artistic and natural attractions that are the part of Indonesian lifestyle.

Devdan show is performed four times a week at the newest and most advanced theatre of Bali in the heart of Nusa Dua. The artists and performers from the different parts of Bali are well trained and experienced. They have done a number of performances at the theatre for many years and still continuing in pulling the crowds.

Timings: The show will be on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 07:30 pm and the duration is for 90 minutes approximately.

Entry fee:

     -Adult: VIP- 1,560,000 IDR, Prime View- 1,105,000 IDR, Good View- 8,45,000 IDR and Rear View- 5,20,000 IDR
     -Child: VIP- 1,560,000 IDR and for other seats child has to pay 50% of the published rates.

Location: Komplek ITDC, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia

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Tanah Lot

Homing a wide array of Hindu pilgrimage centers Tanah Lot is an abode of serenity. Gaining the importance of prominent tourist attraction Thanha Lot is the picture-perfect place that has exceptional frames and even a novice can capture amazing pictures.

The age-old Tahna Lot temple is an iconic pilgrimage site and is adorned with rock formations. The dramatic formation of rocks along the waters are perfect for family vacations and one can plan a visit with family as well as friends.

Location:
Beraban, Kediri, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82121, Indonesia

Timings:
7:00 am to 7:00 pm

Entry Fee:
None.

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Kuta Karnival

A major event in Kuta is Kuta Karnival in which hundreds of tourists from all over the world come and partake with utmost joy and enthusiasm. It happens every year with a number of entertainments and fun activities on the beach of Kuta. In 2017, it is going to happen in October with a series of events like Kite Festival, Balinese Arts, Cartoon exhibitions, food festival, Movie Screening and much more.

2017 festival is going to focus on Bali Food Festival which would be the mega event and it is for those who love to try out different foods available here. It will be filled with a lot of stalls that represent the multi cuisines from different parts of the world.

Highlights: Though every year, the Karnival comes up with multiple events, the colourful street parade and exhibitions based on environmental things are quite amazing. The beach becomes filled in multi colours and it sinks to the rhythm and happiness spread by hundreds of people coming from every part of the world.

Best time to visit: Kuta Karnival usually happens in the month of October every year. There are different websites which announce the date of the carnival officially. Before you plan your trip, it is good to check the Bali tourism sites and find the dates.

Location: The event happens at Kuta Beach in Bali. It is accessible from the city by car.

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Mount Batur

While you are in Bali you should picked this Kintamani tour which permits you to trek to Mount Batur. Head out for an exciting trek to Mount Batur and welcome the sun in the early morning when the entire world is snoozing. Trek to a stature of around 1717 meter and experience the marvellous magnificence. Mount Batur is considered as one of the sacred mountains by the Hindus. This volcanic mountain draws individuals from distant locations abroad for its shocking beautiful beauty.

The dawn trekking in Bali is exceptionally well known among the vacationer everywhere throughout the world. Feel the difficulties as you trek through the dimness and achieve the top to appreciate the stunning dawn. This is a twofold treat for the photography sweethearts where they can click some astonishing photos of the dawn and the environment. 

Highlights:
 While heading out on this trek you can also enjoy some lavish breakfast right there along with your friends.

Price: 
Approximate cost starts from 60 USD per individual

Location:
 Mount Batur is located at the center of two concentric calderas North West of Mount Agung on the island of Bali.

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