Waterbom Bali is Asia's #1 water park. Set amongst lush tropical gardens, the kids can enjoy a range of water rides from extreme slides and race tracks, to lazy rivers and rafts. Extra facilities include lockers, gazebos, swim up bar and a photo shop. Kids in need of extra action can try the Euro Bungy, catapulting 9 metres into the sky.
The heart of the tourist region, Kuta offers gorgeous beaches, great shopping, a huge choice of accommodation and dining, fabulous sunsets and frenetic nightlife.
In Balinese, Legian means "sweet and pleasant". This beach is popular with sun-worshippers and water sport lovers who come for its excellent surfing, water-skiing, windsurfing and kayaking.
Bali Bird Park
Hundreds of beautiful and exotic birds fly through the tropical gardens at Bali Bird Park in Taman Burung. You'll get the rare opportunity to get close to colourful Indonesian parrots, handsome Birds of Paradise, magnificent Hornbills, the imposing giant cassowary and many other tropical bird species.
Bali Reptile Park
Adjacent to the bird park is the fascinating Bali Reptile Park, home to the most complete collection of reptiles in Southeast Asia. The park boasts the largest reticulated python in captivity, and an amazing komodo dragon exhibit. There's an open-air reptilarium where guests get the chance to handle iguanas, monitor lizards, tortoises and pythons.
Rafting is an exciting sport suitable for all ages and levels of experience. Several professionally-run rafting companies run on the Ayung River, northwest of Ubud and on the Unda river, north of Kungklung.
Surfing and Bodyboarding
Bali is a mecca for surfers and boarders and there are several excellent surfing beaches around Bali where annual competitions are held. Nusa Dua is popular with experienced surfers, while Kuta, Legian and Medewi beaches are good for beginners. The best season for surfing is between September and March.
The art and culture centre of Bali, perched among rolling hills and rice paddies 450 metres above sea level. Far from the crowds of Kuta and Denpasar, peaceful Ubud is home to grand old royal palaces, temples, art galleries and museums. There are a number of family-friendly attractions close to the main town.
Elephant Safari's give kids a chance to learn all about elephants and watch them playing and bathing in the park lake. Hand feeding, photographs and elephant rides are also available.
Monkey Forest Road
At the end of Monkey Forest Road, on the southern outskirts of town is a small nature reserve where a beautiful old temple now taken over as a sanctuary for cheeky Balinese macaques. The monkeys are very tolerant of people, but are notorious for stealing everything from food to sunglasses and cameras from tourists – so watch your belongings and don't tease or attempt to pat the animals as they can inflict a nasty bite.