Surrounded by the cool weather and natural scenery in the highland area, Bedugul is worth visiting during a family trip. Bedugul can be reached within 2 hours from Denpasar, making it accessible either for a day trip or overnight trip since many family-friendly accommodations available, too. To get to Bedugul, you can rent the car with or without a driver or get the shuttle bus, like the Perama shuttle bus, from any other major regions in Bali. Here are some of the best things to do in Bedugul with kids.
Sightseeing in Bedugul Bali with kids
As one of the must-visit temples in Bali, Pura Ulun Danu Beratan in Bedugul is a place you should visit in Bedugul Bali with kids and family. If you visit it when the Bratan Lake water rises, this beautiful temple is like floating on the water – so it's called the floating temple. Besides exposing the kids with a different culture, you can also have some fun in the complex with the kids, such as riding speed boat or jukung or pedal boat, playing in the playground in the park, fishing, etc.
Besides the temple, you can also do sightseeing to other nearby natural lakes, Buyan Lake and Tamblingan Lake, lying side by side, whose beauty can be seen from the top.
Tree Top and Botanical Garden Bedugul Bali
In Bedugul Bali, there is also a nice tropical forest area in Botanical Garden, or Kebun Raya Eka Karya, where kids can be running around or playing ball, while you can spend relaxing picnic time overlooking the Bratan lake from the top. Older kids or adults can also play in the Bali Treetop Adventure Park located inside the Botanical Garden complex for more adventurous and challenging activities. This is one of the recommended places you can visit in Bedugul with kids.
Camping, strawberry picking, and waterfall
For outdoor lovers, you would love to spend time in Bedugul with kids, particularly where you can discover some nearby waterfalls in the area, such as, Banyumala Waterfall, Gitgit Waterfall, Banyu Wana Amertha Waterfall, Pucak Manik Waterfall, Munduk Waterfall, Leke-Leke Waterfall, Sekumpul Waterfall, Pengempu Waterfall, Melanting Waterfall; and if you want to hunt for more, some other waterfalls are available in the north of Bedugul Bali, which is in Singaraja regions, such as Gitgit Waterfall, Tembok Barak Waterfall, Desa Musi Waterfall, Aling-Aling Waterfall, and Sambangan Secret Garden or Kroya Waterfall.
Between the days in Bedugul Bali, you can also go camping in some places, such as in Danau Tamblingan, Taman Rekreasi Bedugul, or some commercial camping places by Bratan Lake. Some of those places can provide you with tents, firewood, and even breakfast for more fancy options. There are also many strawberry farms around Bedugul where you can visit to pick fresh strawberries by paying some entrance fee.
Stay in Bedugul Bali with kids
If you are looking forward to staying in Bedugul Bali with kids, there are a lot of options ranging from premium to budget accommodations in Bedugul, such as Handara Golf & Resort Bali, Anaheim Villa Lake Buyan, Munduk Sari Villa, Taman Rekreasi Bedugul, The Silas Agrotourism, Puri Sunny Camp, etc.