Bali is a tourist destination that caters almost everyone’s need. You might come for its luxurious suites and clubs, for the ultimate holiday experience. You might also come with a limited budget for an interesting backpacking experience. You might come alone or with your family, including kids.
Bali could be a fun place for kids as there are lots of activities that kids will enjoy. From the curious indoor 3D museum to a safari park, water sports, to thrilling animal parks, Bali has them all. These are some fun activities you can do with your kids in Bali.
Located in Kuta area, Waterbom is a must-visit park if you visit Bali with your kids. Opens since 1993, this lovely park has 17 pools and slides suitable for all ages in its 3.8 hectares area. This park has facilities that will keep you and your family occupied for a whole day. The Smashdown is a popular slide where you start by entering a capsule with a trapdoor. You will then be released from 26 meters high to a chute of a ride. There are other thrilling slides like Climax, Fast ‘n Fierce, Twin Racers, Python, Boomerang, Double Twist, and many more.
Southern Bali beaches are paradise for surfing. From beginners to experts, they can find their waves here. It is not surprising then that you can learn to surf here, in many surf schools scattered along the coast. These schools can be a great place for your kids to learn to surf since they provide experienced tutors with guaranteed safety. Your kids will learn from the very basic like what gear to use, the safety measure, and awareness when riding a wave.
Bali Safari and Marine Park
There are several animal parks you can find in Bali, one of them is the Safari and Marine Park that is located in Gianyar Regency. This 40 hectares park tries its best to provide a safari experience to the visitors. You can ride a bus to see the animals like zebras, wildebeest, rhinoceros, or elephants that roam freely on a large area that is designed to look like their natural habitats. It also has wonderful collections in its aquarium with baby sharks and many other species.
Bali Botanic Garden
Officially named ‘Kebun Raya Eka Karya Bedugul’, this botanic garden is a great place for families to relax in its natural forest settings. This park has seed banks, herbarium, library, glasshouses, nurseries, and plant database. If you come at the right time, you might even see the legendary giant Rafflesia flower bloom. You can also see the panoramic Beratan Lake and its iconic Ulun Danu Bratan temple. Both locations are only one kilometer apart.
Bali Wake Park
Located in Pesanggaran, this park features a large manmade lake/lagoon. This place was inaugurated with a bang through wakeboarding festival. Unlike in many other wakeboarding parks, the boarders are not pulled by boats. Instead, a tower structure was built to house a rigging for a cable-towing system. As a result, eight boarders can enjoy the attraction at the same time. You can also try wake-surfing, water skiing, and kneeboarding here. Children from the age of six can enjoy the facilities here.
Bali have everything to make you and your kids enjoy an unforgettable vacation. From natural and education destination to exciting and thrilling attractions, Bali provides them all.