Bali Safari and Marine Park, just much more than a zoo or a theme park wherein the animals are stationed as not only for visitor’s entertainment but also as an afterthought for animal preservation. There are so many very well organized and professionally supervised educational activities and live shows that for sure are enough to give you an unforgettable experience of a lifetime. This theme park acquires over 40 hectares of land and it’s home to an extensive list of animals; from nonnative and local species of fresh water fish, world’s largest and heaviest lizard Komodo dragons, magnificent African animals, the naughty orangutans, attractive Sumatran tigers, splendid Indian white tigers, variety of beautiful bird species, some rare species of venomous snakes and the long list continues.
Bali Safari and Marine Park is a grand show and showcases an animal educational show which is embellished with the drama created by few funny orangutans, a dramatic elephant show, a traditional Indonesian theatrical Agung show, a fascinating tiger show, a great water park and amazing fun zone with amusement rides for kids and adults, number of big and beautiful water aquariums exhibiting exotic and rare fish species, loads of restaurants and stalls with a variety of food and lot more. You have much to cover in one day at Bali Safari and Marine Park with kids.
All this surprisingly is included in your general admission, the lowest price ticket. However, there are plenty of other activities with an extra cost which is worth the amount you pay as you experience a word class ride of thrill and adventure. Imagine you sitting with a tiger and feeding him something which he likes the most or enjoying the lunch with your family while the big giant lion is just a foot away.
There are also different interactive animal experiences packages, food and drink packages, VIP seating, night safari packages and transfers which you can choose to upgrade your experience at Bali Safari and Marine Park. The major benefit of this park is that attractions are designed to allow you to get extremely close to the animals.
With so many activities on offer, here are the highlights:
Go on the stunning safari
Just board a 4WD bus and join a guided tour of animals from Africa, India, and Indonesia. Easily spot exotic animals such as Rhino, lions, Sumatran Tigers, hippopotamus, Indian Tigers, Zebra, giraffe etc.
The animals are strategically placed in the areas divided by canals, wires or rocks to allow a more up close and personal experience.
Watch elephants bathe
The elephant bathing show operates daily at 11.20am. Here you can take free photos and pet the elephants as well. An extra 50,000 rupiah ($4 USD) you can feed the elephants a bunch of carrots.
A beautiful Elephant show
The Elephant show which runs twice a day at 11.45am and 4:30 pm, this is a theatrical show based on the theme of elephant conservation. In this professionally supervised show, the elephants perform impressive stunts.
Ride an elephant
An elephant ride which includes (depending on package) a ride through an African themed reserve with non-predatory animals such as antelope, zebra, and ostrich. Tickets for elephant rides cannot be purchased separately, you need to upgrade your package from the general admission Jungle Hopper to the Leopard package
White tigers feeding time
The white tiger exhibit is built as a replica of world heritage site Ranthambore Fort of Rajasthan. Feeding time for tigers, which conveniently happen three times each day. This is by far the best enclosure at the park.
A miraculously amazing show which exhibits the different phases of Indonesian culture and a stunning love story.
Bali safari park showcases a great water park with a variety of water slides for all ages, an adults pool retreat with bar. Free lockers, showers and change facilities are provided but you need to bring your own towels.
It’s quite refreshing to have a slip into the pool after walking around in the park.
Right next to the water park is the Fun Zone with loads of rides. Don’t forget to take selfies here.
The next on move is water aquarium
You will find beautiful with an interesting variety of fresh water fish from goldfish, colorful local fish of all sizes and the great hunter piranha.
The petting zoo
The Bali Safari and Marine Park petting zoo has a large collection of birds, goats, ducks, hamsters, snakes, and iguana.
Ride an elephant
An elephant ride which includes (depending on package) a ride through an African themed reserve with non-predatory animals such as antelope, zebra, and ostrich.
Tickets for elephant rides cannot be purchased separately, you need to upgrade your package from the general admission Jungle Hopper to the Leopard package
Take a photo with an exotic animal
Photos with animals with your own camera are welcomed and free as part of general admission. A fee between 100,000 – 120,000 IDR is payable for printed professional photos.
Different package rates
Kids 3 years and under are free. The age range for a child is 3 years to 12 years of age. An adult is aged 12 years. The premium Rhino package grants VIP treatment including an elephant safari through the reserve. There are different packages and rates;
No food or drink policy
No food or drink policy, you can leave packed drinks and collect on your return
Free lockers at the water park
What to pack for Bali Safari and Marine Park with kids