1. Waterbom Bali-Spanning over 3.8 hectares, Waterbom Bali offers a wide range of activities to adventure buffs of all tastes. It is one of the must include spots in your Bali family packages where your kids can spend fun filled time in the expansive kids’ area and adults can soak in the day away from the din and bustle of a city. The eco-friendly amusement park aims at nurturing Mother Earth and securing the lives of our future generations.
Location: JI. Kartika Plaza Tuban, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia- 80361
Highlights: Lazy River, Boomerang, Green Vipers, Fast and Fierce etc
2. Treetop Adventure- Built in 2005, Treetop Adventure boasts of its series of rope walking courses on tree tops in the largest botanical gardens of Bali. Set in an open-air environment, Treetop Adventure is one of the best activities to include in Bali family packages.
Enjoy a full day zip lining, climbing and travelling through various circuits on tree tops. Varying levels of challenge make this activity best suited for adults and children. One of the highly recommended activities which drives you away from the crowd pulling attractions of the city amidst natural settings and allows you to embark on thrilling adventures.
Location: Candikunning, Baturiti, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82191, Indonesia
Highlights: Blue Circuit, Orange Circuit, Red Circuit, ‘Squirrel’ Yellow and Green Circuits, ‘Adrenaline Black Circuit
3. Bali Wake Park- For the ultimate fun day out, Bali Wake Park has to be in your Bali family packages which offers something for everyone in your family. The sprawling park houses a surfeit of attractions ranging from sunbeds to relax and soak up the amazing vibe of the place to adrenaline charged water sports in which you can joy spills and thrills for the whole day.
Let your kids enjoy a great time in Aqualand which is Asia’s largest inflatable obstacle course. The infinity pool of the park houses an inbuilt mini bar which serves an eclectic menu of cocktails and drinks. It is a great pot with an amazing ambiance to unwind your stress after the rides.
Location: Jl. Raya Pelabuhan Benoa No.7X, Pedungan, Denpasar Selatan, Kota Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Highlights: Infinity pool, wakeboarding
4. Ubud Monkey Forest- Ubud Monkey Forest is a nature reserve and temple complex housing approximately 700 long-tailed macaques amidst tropical forest settings. Four groups of monkeys inhabit this reserve each occupying different territories of the estate. It is also the site of Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal, Holy Spring and other temples where cremation ceremonies are performed.
Those who wish to stay a few days amidst the balmy tropical forestland, can book any of the private villas or resorts that offer accommodation of different choices. Ubud Monkey Forest is one of the most sought-after places for day tours from Bali which attracts a traffic of over 10,000 tourists every month.
Location: Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Highlights: Home to 340 long-tailed Balinese monkeys
5. Tanah Lot Temple- This is one of the most photographed temples of the island and one of the must visit places to include in your Bali family packages. Located atop a rock on the coastal side of Beraban countryside, the summit temple offers spectacular vistas of the coast which overlooks the sea. Tanah Lot Temple is one of the seven ocean temples which is believed and revered among the natives to create a spiritual bulwark against evil vibes that roll on the sea currents.
The temple stands as a cultural icon in Bali and had been holding a revered place in Balinese mythology down the ages. It is a great site to watch the tropical sun slowly disappearing in the horizon and listen to the sea waves crashing on the shore from the summit of the temple.
Location: Beraban, Kediri, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82121, Indonesia
Highlights: Being situated on a rock in the midst of the sea, the temple resembles a floating island.
6. Pura Luhur Uluwatu- Revered as one of the famous sea temples in Bali, Pura Luhur Uluwatu or Uluwatu Temple is a must visit place for sightseeing in Bali. The colossal temple is perched atop a staggering rock which towers over Bali's famous surf breaks of the Bukit Peninsula.
You will be spoilt for choices for homestays and resorts that allow nature lovers to watch the roaring sea waves lashing against the sandy shore from the comfort of your room. Even for honeymooners who are in search of an offbeat retreat to unwind their romance, this idyllic destination is a must include in Bali family packages.
Location: Pecatu, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
Highlights: Famous Balinese sea temple perched atop a rock formation which is believed to be on guard against the sea evils.
7. Tegallalang Rice Terraces- Acres of paddy field in a terraced layout displaying elegantly trimmed saplings in attractive patterns will soothe your eyes like few others of this kind. Include a day trip to the Tegalalang Rice Terrace in your Bali family packages and get to see how the skilled cultivators of Bali have used the traditional Balinese irrigation system called “subak” to provide balanced supply of water to the field.
These layouts are situated on valley tops and therefore offer great lookouts of the surrounding landscapes. You should not miss a chance to take a few selfies in this Instagram perfect setting of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and wind down your cares in a peaceful environment.
Location: Jl. Raya Tegallalang, Tegallalang, Kec. Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561, Indonesia
Highlights: Elegantly cut rice fields, traditional Balinese irrigation system
8. Goa Gajah Gianyar- Goa Gajah Gianyar is a prominent Hindu archaeological site which is popularly known as the Elephant Cave due to its proximity to the Elephant River. Enlisted as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the history of this mysterious cave dates back to the 11th century. The looming entrance of the cave which resembles the mouth of a demon is an allegory to man’s venture into the underworld by some act of misconduct.
Inside the cave one can see relics of Hindu deities and bathing pools that allure tourists and history enthusiasts from across the world. Besides several archaeological marvels inside the cave, the beautiful verdant backdrop is the real draw of the place.
Location: Bedulu, Blahbatuh, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
Highlights: 8th century Buddhist relics, three icons each covered in red, yellow and dark fabrics, 10th century Hindu relics
9. Pura Ulun Danu Bratan- Built in adoration of Goddess Danu, this iconic Balinese temple is also known as the Floating Temple. Sited on the bank of Lake Beratan amidst the highlands of Bedugul region, the brilliant temple is one of the best places to visit in day tours from Bali.
The site owes much of its characteristic charm to the sweeping landscape and soothing climate of the place. As you enter the temple gate, you will be awestruck by the Balinese architectural features, tiered shrines, a Buddhist stupa and tropical gardens punctuated with traditional relics. A looming mosque perched atop a hill at the back of the temple reminds us of the nation’s multicultural fabric.
Location: Danau Beratan, Candikuning, Baturiti, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82191, Indonesia
Highlights: shrines of Vishnu, Brahma and Shiva, a Buddhist stupa, tropical gardens
10. Bali Safari and Marine Park Gianyar- Bali Safari and Marine Park Gianyar is one of the top places to include in your Bali family packages for an amazing educational, adventurous and fun trip. Home to more than 100 species of animals including rare and endangered animals viz. the Komodo Dragon, Bali Starling Bird and Orangutan, the park offers real safari adventure along with deluxe accommodation facilities.
Embark on a safari on elephant back or in a jeep and interact with your favourite animals. To enjoy raw wildlife experience, stay in a fully appointed themed resort within the estate and watch the animals up close.
Location: Jl. Profesor Jl. Prof. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra No.km 19,8, Serongga, Kec. Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80551, Indonesia
Highlights: Ranthambore a replica of an ancient Indian fort in Rajasthan, Kampung Gajah (elephant village), a sanctuary for retired working elephants, showcase of Komodo dragons, Bali Agung Show