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The Most Fun Activities To Do with Family When in Ubud

With its wide selection of sights and activities, there is something for everyone in Ubud – even when you are traveling with the whole family!

However, we all know how kids are not so fond of shopping, and they easily get bored with sightseeing. So what activities are there left that both kids and kids at heart will enjoy? Check out the list below for some other options you have for family activities in Ubud.

Go toUbud’smost visited theme parks

A surefire way to keep your kids entertained all day is to visit some of Ubud’s thrilling safaris and animal parks. These outdoor family activities in Ubudwill let your kids have fun while learning amazing facts about animals. Here are some of the recommended parks you should check out when in Ubud:

 

Elephant Safari Park –treat your whole family to a fun day getting up close with the gentle giants at Elephant Safari Park in Desa Taro. Here, you can hand-feed and touch the elephants, watch live educational shows, and enjoy a safari ride through Taro’s jungle.  Elephant Safari Park is located just 30 minutes away from central Ubud, and is open from 8AM until 6PM.

Bali Safari and Marine Park – since 2007, this animal theme park in Ginyaris the most visited park in Bali. Visitors will find more than 60 species, including baby orangutans, white tigers, spotted deer, African hippos, Himalayan bears, black bucks, zebras, ostriches, baboons, blue wildebeests, and camels.Your family can watch live animal shows or join their signature Safari Journey. This park welcomes visitors daily from 9AM until 7:00PM

Bali Treetop Adventure Park– another recommended park that made it on the list is Bali Treetop Adventure Park. Let your kidsspend a day swinging through the air at Bali’s main botanical gardens in Bedugul. Adults will also have lots of fun as this park features 7 different courses with 72 obstacles. Rate for eachkid is IDR 220,000 or USD 16, while each adult needs to pay IDR 340,000 or USD 25. The park is open daily from 8:30AM to 6:00PM.

Try white water rafting at the Ayung River

There are many tour operators that offer white water rafting. All skill levels are welcomed to try this adrenaline filled activity. If you are planning to do it with your kids, keep in mind that the minimum age required is 7 years old. Ayung River is a level 2 river, making it safe and suitable for both children and adults. The rate per person is IDR 300,000 or USD 23. After the fun-filled activity, you can have a bath at their shower and changing room facilities. What’s more, you get to enjoy a sumptuous lunch at their terrace river café.

Attend a Balinese cooking class

Does your little one enjoy helping you prepare lunch or dinner? Then he or she might be a good candidate to join a fun cooking class in Ubud. Your whole family can learn how to prepare your favorite Balinese dishes or other exotic food. Aside fromlearning how to cook, you and your kids will also learn about the history behind traditional Balinese dishes. Some of these cooking class service providers also accompany their students to buy fresh ingredients at the local market. Rate per person ranges from IDR 300,000 or USD 22 to IDR 350,000 or USD 26.

Join an Ubud bicycle tour

Kids as young as 12 and adults as old as 70 are welcome to try this fun, healthy, and eco-friendly activity in Ubud. A bicycle tour is also educational as the guides share intimate knowledge about different places in the area during the trip. One company that offers e-bicycle tour around Ubud is eBikes Bali. Their tour packages ranges from IDR 200,000 or USD 15 to IDR 500,000 or USD 38. The tours offered by eBikes run from 9AM to 12NN, and then from 3PM to 6PM.

Still looking for an awesome place to stay for your family trip in Ubud? Consider booking an accommodation at Furama Villas & Spa. This place has got everything you need to make your trip to Ubud worthwhile, from beautiful villas, relaxing spa services, and sumptuous dining options. Visit their website for more details.