Bali is one of the most family places to have a vacation with kids. Kids love adventure but sometimes, the journey required to fun part is too much for them to handle..but fret not! Cute bus and cheerful trip with Kura-Kura Bus is the best things to keep you “anak-anak” (Balinese for children) smiling during a family holiday in Bali. Kids love colorful things and Kura-Kura Bus is very eye-catching, with cute green and yellow turtle design. And the best is, for kids 2 years and under, using the same seat as an adult may travel free of charge.
Dekom Surf – Surfing Lesson
Did you know learning to surf is a great confidence builder for kids? Also surfing is a fun and healthy way to learn about the ocean. You can bring your kids to Dekom SURF, it’s near our bus stop at Grand Inna Kuta. Kids will learn at Kuta Beach which is safe and recommends for all levels for beginner to learn surf. The waves also do not break far out and water is relatively shallow so kids will comfortable at all times.
[Photo from Dekom]
Who doesn’t love a waterpark? Waterbom is one of Bali’s most popular spots for kids – or adults. There are all sorts of slides for all ages here. From the Lazy River – a “river” that flows around the park, let the tide carry your tube away. If your kids are daredevil type, you can set the kids loose at Funtastic Kidzone. A lot of fun things for your kids to explore from water cannon, slides, wheel, pull ropes, and the giant water bucket will keep them entertained for hours.
Sacred Monkey Forest
Welcome to the jungle. Located in the middle of Ubud lies over 700 long-tailed Macaque Monkey. Macaques are a kind of Asian monkey species. Ubud Monkey Forest is a sacred monkey sanctuary. The forest is beautifully maintained, with many old trees whose roots climb out of the grounds. Deep inside the monkey sanctuary, there are 3 sacred temples. You can introduce Bali animals and plants. It’s better for you to buy some bananas in some stall before the entrance. Then, you can feed the monkey, but be careful to not disturb them. But if you are in doubt, you can just watch another tourist feed the monkey. You may also want to take a selfie with a monkey.
Bali Bird Park
Bali Bird Park is a perfect destination for kids and bird lovers. This place is full off exotic birds from a large variety species, from widespread species such as parrot, crane, pelican, flamingo, even a rare one such as Bali Myna/Bali Starling. Not all bird are caged, some of the non-aggressive birds wander around outside the cage. For us, this place is worth visiting, especially for kids, because the shows are good and educational and of course to add insight into the variety of bird species in the world. to learn about the bird.
Bali Zoo‘s first and zoological park where you can learn the behavior of over 500 rare and exotic animals in a lush, tropical environment. Kids can enjoy the petting zoo, feeding animals or seeing bird shows. Kids can petting zoo with domesticated animals like a pony, rabbits, and baby deer. Not only that, rare and endangered species include the Sumatran tiger, orangutan, sun bear, and there’s also birds and reptiles that call the zoo home.
Puri Lukisan Museum
It might sound boring, but visiting the museum will enriching and broadening the kid’s experience by exploring other cultures. Puri Lukisan is the oldest museum in Bali. Home to the finest collection of modern traditional Balinese painting and wood carving. Puri Lukisan museum organizes art classes from, traditional painting, classical painting, playing gamelan instruments, shadow puppets, Balinese dance, etc. These art classes will make children more creative and imaginative.