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7 Kids Friendly Destinations You Should Visit in Bali!

Indonesia has just reopened Bali for international visitors, which means it’s time for you to bring your whole family to a tropical holiday in the Island of the Gods. Since the Indonesian government has imposed new travel regulations, you can be relieved of all stress and worry of having to travel and of course you can enjoy your holiday to the fullest.

If you are looking for kids friendly vacation spots in Bali, then you’ve come to the right article! Here are 7 destinations that are not only exciting for your whole family, but also have been granted CHSE certification for their remarkable health protocol implementation.

 

1. Cool down in the waterpark : Waterbom

Fancy an exhilaratingly fun and kids-friendly activity? A waterpark ride at Waterbom Bali might just be what you and your family needs. Spanning 3,8 hectares, this is considered as Bali’s most popular waterpark. It is located in the Kuta area and only a 6-minute drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport.

Waterbom Bali

There are so many exciting rides you can experience at Waterbom Bali, but we strongly suggest you try the Smashdown 2.0, which is a slide ride of 26 meters high! After spending time splashing around, you can dine at The Shack: a Caribbean-inspired beach hut amongst the pool where you can choose plenty of mouthwatering cuisine to eat.

 

2. Meet the gentle giants : Mason Elephant Park & Lodge


There’s nothing more exciting than bringing your kids to see wild animals and seeing how curious they are. Therefore, we recommend you visit Mason Elephant Park & Lodge. Set within 4 hectares of area, this park was established in 1997 as a sanctuary to the 32 Sumatran elephants due to the devastating past situation which endangered the species. Therefore, this park has been carefully designed to mimic the original habitat of the elephant’s native home in Sumatra.

Located not far from Ubud, you will be welcomed by a cool breeze, lush environment, and tranquil atmosphere as you arrive at the site. Aside from mingling with and bathing the elephants, you can also try its adrenaline-rushing white water rafting activities and buggy driving through the jungle. For a more slow-adventure experience, you can trek over the scenic hinterlands and the ancient Hindu village of Taro.

 

3. Play with dolls : Bali Doll House

Most kids love to play with dolls. Therefore, bringing them to Bali Doll House will simply make a memorable experience for them. This doll gallery is located in Gianyar and specifically built to bring fun and excitement to the conventional museum experience. Bali Doll House is a home for around 1,000 dolls worldwide, which are segmented into 12 individual chambers with each chamber having its own educational story. There are many kinds of dolls here, including the ones that represent provinces in Indonesia, popular movies, and also superheroes.

Bali Doll House

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What makes Bali Doll House exceptional is that it also offers a unique and sophisticated doll exhibit with sensory lights that boasts more entertainment for the visitor’s experience. You can also tap into the augmented reality and story video clips for an interactive spin during your visit. Simply put, your children will be mesmerized by one of the most immersive doll house adventures of their lifetime.

 

4. Spend a funtastic day : Krisna Funtastic Land

The classic way to give a fun-tastic holiday for your children is to bring them to a theme park, and Krisna Funtastic Land would be the perfect one. This theme park is located in the Lovina area and only approximately 30-minute drive away from the center of Singaraja. If you think the name is familiar, that’s because it belongs to the same company group with Krisna Oleh-Oleh, the souvenir retail franchise that is enormous in Bali.

Krisna Funtastic Land

There are many exciting rides in Krisna Funtastic Land, such as Singaraja Flyer (a 30-meter high ferris wheel), Star Tour (a bicycle-themed tilt-a-wheel), Carousel, and many others. There are also selfie areas for you and your kids to take pictures in. Most importantly, this place has been granted CHSE certification for its health protocol implementation. Your holiday with your kids is going to be fun-tastic in Krisna Funtastic Land!

 

5. Linger at a family beach club: Flamingo Bali

Who said that beach clubs are only for adults? At Flamingo Bali, you can enjoy the luxury sensation of a beach club in a kids-friendly guaranteed place with a serene and comfortable atmosphere. This place, which spans around 15 hectares of area, is located at the Saba Beach in Gianyar. You can enjoy a lavish moment with your family here as there are many facilities such as kids pool, adult pool, restaurant with a capacity of 65 people, tropical garden, and also many other instagrammable spots.

The Flamingo Bali

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Furthermore, Flamingo Bali is unique because it offers the extraordinary features of black sand beaches. You can also see the view of Nusa Penida as well as Mount Rinjani on the neighboring Lombok Island if the weather is clear. Last but not least, this beach club is considered as the first family-friendly beach club in Bali that combines the concept of “learning by playing” with the medium of exotic animals like flamingos, butterflies, and beautiful insects. Not only are you going to have fun, your children will also learn many types of fauna here. It’s a win-win solution, right?

 

6. Stay in safari style : Mara River Lodge

Looking for a family-friendly place to stay? Mara River Lodge will be a great choice if you’re also looking for a safari-themed kids-friendly resort. Situated strategically in Gianyar within the area of Bali Safari Park, Mara River Lodge offers an undeniably exciting wildlife atmosphere that resembles the African savannah area. All lodges provide an open-air terrace, giving you the opportunity to observe many different animals like zebras and buffalos at close range.

 

Embraced by pristine nature and exceptional tranquility, Mara River Lodge presents a lovely view of Mount Agung in the distance. If you’re staying here, we also suggest that you explore the traditional Balinese architecture in the lounge around the Kiboko Pool. Make your stay filled with non-stop holiday experience and make your family-friendly holiday worthwhile here.

 

7. Explore West Bali National Park: The Menjangan

Experience the most immersive 24-hour family-friendly tropical experience in Bali’s best-kept secret: The Menjangan, a peaceful luxury resort within the unspoiled West Bali National Park. It heavily boasts its natural retreat concept as it also offers the indulgence of a private beach, a spa treatment, a horse-riding nature tour, and also diving facilities.

Menjangan Island in West Bali National Park

At daytime, you can enjoy the magnificent underwater views in the nearby Menjangan Island as it has one of the best coral reefs in the region. If you prefer to stay on land, you can also try cooking class while marvelling at the birdlife. There are many options in choosing how to spend your time here, but rest assured, everything you do here will make your family-friendly holiday the best you’ve ever had.

 

In welcoming the World’s Children Day on 20 November, there is no better way to celebrate than to give your child a kids-friendly holiday in Bali. Before you plan your trip, we need to kindly remind you to fully comply with the new international travel regulations for your own safety and convenience. We wish you a wonderful experience and we cannot wait to see you soon.