About to take your fam bam on a Bali holiday? If you have toddlers, you know that you have your work cut out for you. Traveling with toddlers can be a tricky task. Ensuring your itinerary is packed with toddler-friendly activities to keep them tame is a must!
Check out our list of the best ways to keep your toddlers happy and entertained on your next trip to the tropical oasis of Bali. We have got you covered with our top ten toddler activities guide for the Island. It is sure to keep the whole clan smiling!
In Canggu you'll find the The Garden Early Learning Centre - a truly a drop-in learning center with a difference. Accompany your child to one of their drop-in Play Date classes held every Tuesday to Friday from 9:00am to 10:30am. The age group covered is from 6 months to 2.5 years. Pre-booking is required with a maximum of 12 children per session. The cost is IDR 200,000 per session for a parent/guardian-child couple. At the Play Date sessions, your child can create, make, cook, grow, and play! Parents love it because it's clean, safe, and green.
The Garden Early Learning Centre, Jalan Raya Semat 18A, Canggu, Bali, +62 8585 722 2941, email@example.com, www.thegardenbali.com
Ahoy Matey! Want to hunt for treasure? Pirates Bay is a pirate-themed open-air cafe, restaurant, and huge oceanfront playground nestled in the middle of the luxurious ITDC Nusa Dua area. The play area features a massive multi-level tree house, pirate ship, desert tents, playground, and even a crow's nest! Mums and Dads, relax in the restaurant while your pint-sized pirates head off on a guided treasure hunt. They even rent pirate costumes out so your kiddos can really look the part while swashbuckling their way around!
Pirates Bay, The Bay, Bali ITDC Area lot C-0, Nusa Dua, Kuta Selatan, Bali, +62 361 894 8138, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.thepiratesbaybali.com
Bali Safari & Marine Park is an award-winning conservation park. It’s home to over 100 species of animals, including those rare and endangered. Kids of all ages can experience up-close encounters with real wild animals from around the globe. The Park is a fun and exciting child-friendly space, with free entrance for tots under 3 years. Take a night safari, dine with the lions, get up close and personal with the elephants, or even stay on safari! The Park offers a visual feast for tots to teens with fun park spaces, splash zones, and interactive photo spaces.
Bali Safari & Marine Park, Jalan Bypass Prof. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra Km., 19,8 Kec. Gianyar, Bali, +62 361 950 000, email@example.com, www.balisafarimarinepark.com
What about a water park that's the perfect size to keep an eye on your aqua tots at all times? Splash Water Park at Finns Recreation Club is a family-friendly water park offering you that peace of mind. It’s designed so that you can sit back under the cabana sipping on your cocktail while your mini-paddlers stay in sight. Splash Water Park offers all of the rides and slides you require to keep your kiddos entertained. No long lineups for slides here, and lifeguards keep watch on the kids at all times.
Splash Water Park, Jl. Pantai Berawa, Banjar Tegal Gundul, Tibubeneng, Canggu, Bali, +62 361 848 3939, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.splashbali.com
Don't let Ku De Ta’s reputation as Bali's uber-cool sunset destination fool you. Sundays are family days at Ku De Ta when this hip and happening pad becomes a hotbed of family fun! Every Sunday from 10:00 am, brunch and lunch are served alongside all kinds of kid-friendly fun activities. The best bit? It's fun for mum and dad too. There are different activities each week, ranging from arts and crafts, face painting, kids pottery workshops, mermaid swim sessions, to bird shows. Check out their Facebook events tab here for the upcoming Family Sunday event.
Ku De Ta, Jalan Kayu Aya No. 9 Seminyak, Bali, +62 361 73 6969, email@example.com, www.kudeta.com
Got a tot with an eye for the horses? Bali Equestrian Centre offers pony ride packages for toddlers 7 days a week. Choose a 15 or 30-minute guided ride or a 'Ride and Groom' package where junior jockeys also get to wash, groom, and pet the pony! Their pool, playground, and restaurant are also perfect for kids' parties, with Pony Party, and Pony Camp packages on offer too. Your little one can also join the Tiny Tots Club between ages 3 to 6 years for a fun introduction to horse riding, and stable management.
Bali Equestrian Centre, Perumahan Canggu Asri, Jl. Karang Suwung, Berawa, Bali,+62 361 844 6533, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.baliequestriancentre.com
Bali holidays mean beach time fun. With colourful fishing boats, kid-friendly waves, casual cafes, and sand castle heaven, Mertasari Beach situated in the southern part of Sanur is our pick for baby beachcombers. Plenty of room, shade, and space to stay and play for the day. The 5km paved beachside walkway keeps you out of the traffic, and makes using strollers, bikes, and trikes a cinch! During June and August, many locals fly their kites on this beach. Go ride on a glass bottom boat with the family here too.
Mertasari Beach, southern part of Sanur, 25 minute drive from Bali's Ngurah Rai Airport, Jalan Tirta Empul, Sanur Bali
Prego at The Westin Resort in Nusa Dua is a fun Italian family restaurant, hosting a popular family-themed brunch each Sunday. A dedicated children's buffet means the kidlets get to choose their faves, and under fours eat for free! Apart from the scrumptious Italian cuisine, there’s a mini playground outside ensuring little diners are entertained with mini golf, a magician, trampoline, and stilts. Prego guests are also welcome to use the Westin's swimming pool and slide to cool off after brunch.
Prego at The Westin Resort, The Westin Resort, Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, BTDC Lot N-3, Nusa Dua, Bali, +62 361 771906, email@example.com, www.marriott.com
Delicious Indonesian food cafe, playgrounds, craft workshops...Made’s Warung Berawa is a tropical toddler territory indeed! A safe and socially interactive outdoor playground complete with cute cubby house, means mums and dads can dine, wine, and recline while their kids are secure at play. Check out their weekly morning, and after-school activities for age 1-10 years, along with their weekly family events. Should there be not-so-lovely-weather, they also have you covered with their fabulous indoor playground.
Made’s Warung Berawa, Jl. Subak Sari 13, No.8 Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Canggu, Bali, +62 361 9347778, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.madeswarungberawa.com
Are the kids bouncing off the walls on holiday? Where better to take them to burn off some of that energy, than to Bali’s first trampoline fun center. This facility is open 7 days a week from 10:00am onwards. An added bonus is that it’s a fully air-conditioned facility ensuring everyone keeps cool while bouncing away. With 360 degrees of safe, high-bounce trampolines, Bali Bounce was designed for fun! There are no age limits, but your tot must be old enough to walk to use the facilities.
Bounce Bali Trampoline Centre, Finns Recreation Club West, Jalan Pantai Berawa, Canggu, Tibubeneng, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, +62 361 848 3939, email@example.com, www.bouncebali.com