Best Family Activities in Bali

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Published on April 20, 2018 | Activities, Hotel

Bali has been a popular holiday destination for sun-loving Australian families for the longest time. The island is highly family-friendly, with babysitting services on call for babies and toddlers, and an extensive array of activities for pre-teens and adolescents.

If you’ve never been to the Island of Gods and are planning to spend time with the little ones at Mara River Safari Lodge, here are a few ideas on what to do all within easy range of the resort.

Bali Safari Park

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Spend a day or two exploring and meeting exotic animals in an African-themed safari. A number of animal shows are included in your safari journey that are both exciting and educational for the kids! The park has an onsite Waterpark and Funzone for cooling off the Bali heat or if you dare to go on thrilling rides. It’s a guaranteed memorable day with the family.


Rip Curl School of Surf

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For the most part, Bali is all about stunning beaches and its surfing scene. Take the kids for a fun introductory surf lesson at a reputable surf school on one of Bali’s most known beaches, Legian. Rip Curl School of Surf offers courses for kids aged 13 and under specially designed for little budding surfers.


Bali Wake Park

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A unique addition to Bali’s world of water sports, Bali Wake Park features state-of-the-art full size cable systems enabling you to not only wakeboard but also kneeboard, other tow-pulled water activities, and water attractions. They regularly offer special deals and gift vouchers, and the park has an onsite kids club.


Ayung River Rafting

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Thrills, splashes, and a whole lot of rocky rides await all the daring families out there! Located in the lush village near Ubud, Ayung is a family-friendly activity that welcomes children aged 7 and up. Kids will have an exciting adventure going through bumpy and gentle rapids, all while immersing in the natural wonders of Bali’s greenery.


Bounce Bali Trampoline Centre

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The trampoline centre in Canggu welcomes kids and adults of all ages to explore motion through different challenges and trampolining circuits. It’s a fun way to break some sweat and keep the kids happy! Bounce off walls, perform somersaults, dive into a pool of soft black foam cubes, or other crazy stunts. Don’t worry, the Olympic grade trampolines are set in a tight array with over a hundred square meters of foam padding to ensure safe landings.

Mara River Safari Lodge is an African-inspired accommodation located within Bali Safari Park boasting views of a true wildlife environment. It has an onsite Waterpark and Funzone as well as a relaxing sanctuary for adults to unwind with luxury spa treatments. View our room types and rates.