10 Family-Cool Bali Activities For Your Next Holiday With The Kids

Guide to a fun Bali holiday with kids

While Bali is famously known as a romantic destination, this beautiful paradise is actually an excellent choice for a family holiday too. From idyllic beaches to cultural interest points and family-friendly attractions, there’s no reason that the little ones can’t enjoy the trip as much as the adults!

If you’re looking for activities ideas for your next family holiday, look no further. Before we get into the activities, first make sure you pre-book these Bali essentials:

  • 3G/4G SIM Card (DPS Airport Pick Up)

  • Private Ngurah Rai Airport Transfers (DPS) for Bali (child seats available on request)

  • Bali Private Car Charter (child seats available on request)

With the above Bali essentials settled, keep reading to find out what are some family friendly Bali activities to make your holiday a memorable one!

1. Waterbom Bali

A waterpark suited for visitors of all ages, Waterbom Bali is the perfect place to bring the kids (and kids at heart). Located in central Kuta, it’s home to numerous thrilling slides as well as child-friendly attractions.

For those who need a lil R&R during this holiday, you can also indulge in a massage or enjoy some tropical drinks at the swim up bar while the kids splash and slide in the play areas. To get a great bargain, make sure you get the Family (2 adults & 2 children) package on Tripsle!

If you’ve forgotten to pack some things with you amidst the chaos to get the family ready, no fret. The entrance of the park has a store that carries anything you’ll need. They even have swim nappies or little swimmers for the little ones who are still in diapers.

Besides that, you can also watch the kids while staying in a comfortable shaded area by renting one of their gazebos. They have regular ones for smaller families and even private ones to fit in a large group of over 10 people.

Complete with all the basic facilities like rental lockers, cashless payment wristbands, and well-equipped bathroom and changing rooms, spending a day in Waterbom Bali as a family is fun and fuss-free.

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2. Bali Safari & Marine Park

A place that great for the kids and also parents, the Bali Safari and Marine Park is highly recommended for the families. With a realistic safari experience, it takes you on a journey to discover the wildlife living together in the 40-hectare park, specially landscaped to imitate their natural habitats!

Separated into different zones and experiences, you can watch their daily piranha feeding, elephant bathing, white tiger feeding, and more. To enter Bali Safari and Marine Park, you can select different packages with different programmes.

Depending on how much time you want to spend at the park and which experience you would like to check out, there’s something for everyone. If you’re into nocturnal animals, you can even opt for a Night Safari package.

While a few of the packages come with shuttle transfers and lunch for a fuss-free experience, the complete package for the full experience of Bali Safari and Marine Park is the Rhino package!

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3. Bali Pool Float Rental

Even if you’re just resting at the hotel or splashing about, you can still make full use of your private villa or resort pool with these fun Bali pool floats up for rent! The kids will surely have fun with these quirky pool floats and will get them to pause from launching cannonballs into the pool for a while.

Perfect to lay on and take photos with, you can pick from different options like White Swan, Pink Flamingo, Gold Dragon, Pool Bed, and more. You can get the pool floats delivered right to your hotel and even includes free inflation and deflation services, so you can just lay back and enjoy your holiday in peace.

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4. West Nusa Penida Whole Day Trip in Bali

Kick off your day in Bali on a high with a West Nusa Penida day trip! Revel in the joys of the tranquil atmosphere and picturesque landscape as you and the family go on a trip to explore the scenic west side of the gorgeous Nusa Penida island.

A great way to avoid the crowd, you’ll get to visit many of the magnificent photogenic stops on this trip such as Angela Billabong, Broken Beach, Kelingking Beach, and the Crystal Bay. Now, you’re gonna have one heck of a family photo others will find hard to compete with.

During this day trip, don’t forget to swim in the crystal clear waters of the island and go snorkelling to spend some time with the beautiful marine life. A day tour that the whole family can enjoy, you’ll also get picked up and dropped off straight from your hotel lobby – no fuss no muss!

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5. Bali Bird Park

Home to almost a thousand birds, the Bali Bird Park is a great place to visit with the family. Walk amongst the colourful birds and feel free to interact with them as you step into the natural habitat-like sanctuary. Don’t forget to get a photo session with parrots and cockatoos!

The kids will most likely enjoy feeding the birds from the palm of their hands! Try to spot the 250 different types of species with birds from Indonesia, South Africa and Latin America. Also surrounded by lush tropical plants, your close encounters with the birds feel immersive.

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6. Bali Zoo

Another place where you and the family can discover Indonesia’s exotic flora and fauna, the Bali Zoo is home to Bali’s unique wildlife in a safe, friendly and educational environment. Meet Indonesia’s exotic birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, participate in feedings and more.

Let your kids see the big cats of the jungle in person to fully realise how majestic the lions and tigers are. There are also animal encounters, feedings, shows and more to take part in this zoo to make your day spent at the zoo exciting.

For the most convenient experience, simply opt for the ‘Zoo Explorer’ package which includes roundtrip transfers, lunch, insurance and more.

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7. Breakfast with Orangutans at Bali Zoo

For an even more unique and magical experience at the Bali Zoo, you and the family can also have breakfast with the Orangutans! What a memorable experience, to be able to start your most important meal of the day while on holiday with the mischievious Orangutans.

Get a hearty meal featuring seasonal fruits and vegetables with fruit juice, baked goods, butter and jam. You can also tuck into your choice of international fares or the famous local favourites from the buffet.

As you and the family enjoy your meals, you will get to watch the playful animals from up close and enjoy the beautiful natural landscape. Make your overall experience even more hassle-free with a roundtrip transfer option. To be surrounded by Bali’s gentle and friendly animals as you’re having your breakfast is certainly something the kids won’t stop telling all their friends!

Make unforgettable memories with the family with breakfast at the Bali Zoo

8. Splash Waterpark Experience in Bali

No one is too young or too old to have fun at Splash Waterpark in Bali! With world-class water slides and activities, experience adrenaline-pumping rides on 5-storey high and 90m long Giant Racer, and a whirl of fun at Super Bowl.

Don’t worry, the kids get to enjoy the park just as much at Splash Playground with water cannons, mini slides, a climbing fort and the giant water bucket. Besides that, you can also get a Finns Bali Day Pass or Finns Bali Super Fun Pass to enjoy other facilities in the nearby Finns Recreation Club and Finns Beach Club!

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9. Uluwatu Temple Sunset and Kecak Fire Dance

Take a day trip to witness Bali’s best sunset spot at Uluwatu Temple, a Balinese temple to the sea gods. With an incredibly scenic view of the ocean high on a cliff, it’s a sight that is hard to forget. It’s a moment that you can cherish with the family while on this private tour.

After witnessing the sunset, you can experience one of Bali’s most famous cultural performances – the Kecak Fire Dance. Watch the Balinese act out a scene from the Ramayana with a mesmerizing trance chant, accompanied by fire dances by performers in traditional costumes. This is surely an unforgettable evening of Balinese culture that the whole family can enjoy!

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10. Tanah Lot Sunset Tour

Easily one of the most beautiful locations in Bali, Tanah Lot is a must-visit whether you’re a solo traveller, travelling with a partner or your family. On this half-day tour of the island, you and the family will get to visit famous temples and a beautiful sunset.

Visit the magnificent 17th-century royal family temple of Taman Ayun. Its name refers to the beautiful water garden surrounding the holy site. To get there, you will go through Alas Kedaton Temple and Forest, where you will meet monkeys and flying foxes.

Of course, the pièce de résistance of the tour is the magnificent orange sunset behind Tanah Lot, a sacred Hindu shrine built on a rocky outcrop and surrounded by the shimmering ocean. What a magical memory to be sharing with the family!

Alternatively, if you prefer to enjoy flexibility and travel at your own pace, you can instead opt for just a round-trip transfer to Tanah Lot for the family.

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Tripsle your Bali essentials

Remember to have these travel essentials sorted out so you only need to worry about having fun during your Bali holiday with the family.

  • 3G/4G SIM Card (DPS Airport Pick Up)

  • Private Ngurah Rai Airport Transfers (DPS) for Bali (child seats available on request)

  • Bali Private Car Charter (child seats available on request)

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