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Best Activities for Teenagers to Do in Bali

Bali offers a range of teen-friendly activities, from thrilling water sports to immersive cultural experiences, ensuring a memorable holiday.

A group of people posing in front of a pool with smoke at FINNS Beach Club.

Planning a family holiday can be daunting, especially when you’re worried about keeping your teenagers entertained and off their screens. But fear not! Bali has something for everyone. From adrenaline-filled fun to cultural experiences they’ll never forget – get ready to discover the very best teen-approved activities on the island!

Best Activities for Teenagers to Do in Bali

Sun, Fun & FINN-tastic Vibes

Chilling at Finns Beach Club

Get ready to soak-up the sun and good time vibes at FINNS Beach Club – the ultimate hangout spot for teenagers and families on the island! No Bali getaway is complete without a visit to this iconic beach club. Splash into one of their three pools, including the famous beachfront infinity pool, or chill-out in their exclusive Family Area complete with spacious day beds that are big enough to fit the whole gang! 

When hunger hits, their restaurants have a massive selection of all of your favourite tasty bites, as well as heaps of refreshing drinks to wash it all down with. Best of all, entry is free! As if that wasn’t enough, FINNS Beach Club also has the best front row seats to the island’s most breathtaking sunset views. One thing’s for sure, spending the day at the world’s best beach club is not only an unforgettable experience for the family, but it will also bag you some major cool parent points!

Address: Jl. Pantai Berawa No.99, Canggu, Kec. Kuta Utara

Website: finnsbeachclub.com 

Instagram: @finnsbeachclub

Discover Bali’s Wild Side with Canyoning Fun

A man abseiling down a waterfall at Kerenkali Canyon surrounded by lush greenery with Adventure and Spirit

If your teens are looking for a holiday adrenaline-rush that’ll leave them buzzing with excitement, then look no further than canyoning with Spirit Of Bali! As the island’s official canyoning team since 2007, they’ve perfected the art of turning ordinary days into thrill-seeking adventures. Whether you’re a total newbie, or a regular daredevil, this experience is suitable for all levels – with 90% of participants saying that it’s the best thing they’ve ever done in their life!

Spirit Of Bali is also the only ICOpro canyoning affiliated centre in Indonesia, ensuring top-notch safety and professionalism every step of the way. Check-out their website for regular offers where you can snag an additional rafting trip with SOBEK adventure for just $1 extra! This is one activity that’s guaranteed to keep boredom at bay.

Address: Jl. Raya Bedugul – Singaraja, Gitgit, Kec. Sukasada, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali

Website: adventureandspirit.com

Instagram: @adventureandspirit 

Get Pampered in Paradise with a Luxe Spa Treatment at Goldust Spa

Girls at goldust spa

Calling all teens in need of some serious pampering! Goldust Spa in Canggu is your go-to destination for a spa experience like no other. Step into this stylish sanctuary where indulgence is the name of the game, and prepare to be treated like the VIP you are!

Target pesky teenage skin concerns with their rejuvenating facials that’ll leave your skin glowing. Need to unwind after a day of adventures? Their soothing massages and luxurious body wraps will do just the trick! But for the ultimate deluxe experience fit for teen royalty, Goldust’s signature 24K GOLD facial is the star of the show – not only treating your skin, but also creating the perfect photo op to flaunt to your friends back home!

Address: Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong Gg. Nyepi, Canggu

Website: goldustspa.com 

Instagram: @goldustspa

Swing into Action and Reach for the Skies with G-Swing Bali

Get ready for the ride of a lifetime! If your teen is searching for a holiday adrenaline rush, G Swing Bali has plenty of heart-pounding excitement to offer, with this fun, sky-high experience. Buckle-up for an exhilarating ride as you swing high above the island, with breathtaking panoramic views and heart-pounding speeds. 

Safety is their top priority, with top-of-the-range equipment and daily certified checks. Feel the thrills as you reach heights of over 40-metres and speeds of up to 110km/hr – all whilst securely fastened in G Swing’s six-tier harness security system. Whilst the teens take-on the swing, parents can relax at the bar and sip on a signature cocktail as they listen to the screams of delight from their daring offspring – or treat yourself to some liquid courage and go and join them!

Address: Jl. Pantai Batu Mejan No.9, Canggu

Website: https://www.gswingbali.com 

Instagram: @g_swing_bali

Enjoy an Adrenaline Rush at Alas Harum

Giant swing at Alas Harum

Looking for a great day out that all the family will enjoy? Nestled amongst the picturesque hillside of Tegalalang and surrounded by lush greenery is Alas Harum – a family-friendly escape that’s bursting with unforgettable moments. With thrilling activities such as sky-biking, zip-lining, giant swings, E-Bike treks, paintballing and awesome ATV riding, it’s a sure cure for teenage boredom! 

Alas Harum is also home to the world renowned luwak coffee processing experience, where you can witness firsthand the making of the world’s most expensive coffee. Don’t forget to strike a pose and capture some holiday momentos at the various Insta-worthy spots dotted around, including the breathtaking rice terraces, gorilla face cave and glass floor pathway. Come and add some excitement to your Bali trip at Alas Harum!

Address: Jl. Raya Tegallalang, Tegallalang, Kec. Tegallalang, Kabupaten Gianyar

Website: alasharum.com 

Instagram: @alasharumbali

Explore Bali’s Rural Magic with a Local Village Tour & Blessing

Balinese Village Experience Tour

For those culture-vultures who enjoy one-of-a-kind adventures, a Balinese village tour is an ideal day out for teens and families looking for something totally unique. Here, you’ll dive deep into the daily lives of locals, meet some friendly faces, learn age-old traditions and discover some of Bali’s best kept secrets! 

Experience authentic Balinese village life as you learn how to craft your own offerings, enjoy traditional morning tea and cakes, and delight in a tasty lunch with rice field views. Afterwards, one of Bali’s most enchanting moments awaits you, as you receive a sacred holy water blessing at the temple. Those willing to get wet can even experience the full cleaning ritual – guaranteed to put a smile on even the most reluctant teen’s face!

Find out more details about the day and book your village experience here!

Hang Ten with Rip Curl School of Surf

A girl at Rip Curl School of Surf

Not only is Bali famous for its epic surf, it’s also the island where Rip Curl Champions are made! So, if your teen loves the ocean, it goes without saying that surfing is an absolute must during your time in Bali – and who better to show you how it’s done than the Rip Curl School of Surf. Their programmes are tailor-made for teenage explorers, specially crafted to stoke their passion for water-sports and led by certified instructors who make learning to ride the waves a total breeze. 

From surfing to wing surfing, kite surfing, foil and stand-up paddle boarding, their simple-to-follow techniques will equip your teen with all the confidence they need to conquer the Bali breaks. With top-quality equipment and a focus on safety, parents can have total peace-of-mind with Rip Curl’s safety measures, for a totally swell day out.

Address: Mamaka by Ovolo, Jl. Pantai Kuta No.32, Legian, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung

Website: ripcurlschoolofsurf.com 

Instagram: @ripcurlschoolofsurf 

Stir-up Some Fun with a Cooking Class

Cooking Class Experience at Villa Canggu by Plataran

Foodies and future master chefs will love cooking-up a storm at one of the many Balinese cooking classes that are run throughout the island. Led by an English-speaking guide, this hands-on experience is ideal for teenagers looking to up their cooking game, or unleash their inner Gorden Ramsey.

From mastering the art of preparing iconic Balinese dishes, to exploring bustling local markets to pick the freshest ingredients, every moment is a feast for the senses. The best part is that after all that chopping, stirring and sizzling, you’ll get to taste all of your delicious creations! So if you’re ready to roll-up your sleeves and cook up a storm, check-out the amazing cooking classes available throughout the island with Klook.

Find out more about Bali’s best cooking classes here, and book with Klook!

Nusa Lembongan Island-hopping Adventure

Swimming at the Beach at Nusa Lembongan
Courtesy of @sum.lee on Instagram

Escape to island bliss, as you discover the magic of Nusa Lembongan. Adventurous teens will love the opportunity to explore this slice of paradise, just a short 30min fast-boat ride away from Bali. Dive into the island’s crystal-clear waters and snorkel at a variety of spots, where you’ll encounter exotic marine life and maybe even spot some turtles and manta rays!

After your underwater adventure, recharge with a delicious Indonesian lunch, then it’s off to explore Nusa Lembongan’s iconic spots, such as Devil’s Tear, Panorama View and Dream Beach. There will also be plenty of opportunities to take-in the breathtaking backdrops and grab some snaps for the Gram!

It’s easy to book your Nusa Lembongan day tour right here with Klook!

Snorkel Bali’s Underwater Wonderland 

Snorkeling with sea turtles at Gili Meno

Adventure awaits beneath the waves! So grab your snorkel gear and get ready to explore the dazzling waters of Bali on an unforgettable snorkelling adventure. Discover coral reefs teeming with colourful fish and exotic marine life – if you’re lucky, you may even spot a turtle! 

Depending on where you’re based in Bali, there are heaps of amazing snorkelling spots that are just waiting for you to discover. It’s the perfect way to cool down and have fun in paradise!

Discover heaps of amazing Bali snorkelling experience right here with Klook!

Ignite your Evening with a Traditional Kecak Dance in Uluwatu

Kecak Fire Dance

Prepare to be ‘fired-up’ with a spellbinding Kecak dance performance, set amongst the backdrop of Bali’s impressive Uluwatu cliff-top temple! Starting as the sun sets, this traditional dance tells the story of the Hindu Ramayana story, with Rama, Sita and Hanuman the Monkey King taking centre stage.

Instead of instruments, the accompanying sound comes from the voices of the dancers, creating a hypnotic experience. Full of energy, the Kecak climaxes in a thrilling fire performance that will leave you spellbound. Get ready to be transported to a world of rhythm, myth and fire – this amazing cultural experience is one not to miss!

Organise your Klook tickets here for an easy-breezy booking!

Lights, Camera, Action for a Night at the Flicks

Folk Ubud Bar and Cinema

Looking for a more chilled-out activity during your Bali getaway? You can’t go wrong with a trip to the movies! Catch the latest blockbuster at some of Bali’s many cinemas, which offer a cool break from the tropical heat. What better way to unwind that by kicking-back in a comfy seat, munching on some popcorn and escaping to a different world!

Check-out our list of the best cinemas to watch movies in Bali, here!

Indulge in some Shopping Retail Therapy

Trans Studio Mall Bali

Trendsetting teens will love exploring Bali’s vibrant shopping malls, full of all your favourite big-name brands, as well as more local boutiques and even mini market stalls. Grab the latest surf-wear, trendy accessories or unique souvenirs and keepsakes to take home with you. There are plenty of cool hangout spots to explore, as well as eateries, coffee shops and ice cream parlours. Make the most of that air conditioning and shop till you drop! 

Click here to explore our round-up of Bali’s best shopping malls!

Make a Splash at Waterbom

Waterslides at Waterbom Bali

Attention all thrill seekers and water-lovers! Get ready to turn-up the fun factor on your Bali hols with a visit to Waterbom, the ultimate day-out for teens and families! Voted as Asia’s Number 1 Waterpark, prepare yourself for an epic day of splashing, sliding and soaking-up the sun. Whether you’re more thrill or more chill, they have an array of totally epic slides, a lazy river and refreshing pools for you to enjoy at your leisure.

Unwind in their cabanas as your teens burn-off all their energy, slipping and sliding the day away. When hungry tums need to refuel, grab a bite at one of the many eateries scattered throughout the park, serving a huge selection from burgers, pizza, pasta, Indonesian dishes, popcorn, ice-cream and everything in between. Warning: Teenagers may end up having so much fun, that they won’t want to leave!

Address: Jl. Kartika Plaza, Tuban, Kec. Kuta

Website: waterbom-bali.com 

Instagram: @waterbombali

Get your entry tickets here!

Go Bananas at the Monkey Forest

Ubud Sacred Monkey Forest

Get ready to ‘monkey around’ in the majestic surroundings of Ubud’s famous Monkey Forest, where you’ll have the opportunity to come face-to-face with the local Balinese long-tailed monkey. Explore their natural habitat as you wind your way through this magical forest, right in the heart of Ubud. 

There are plenty of photo ops to be had with your new furry friends, creating some unique holiday snaps to share with friends when you get back home. Just be careful with your sunglasses and loose items, as sometimes those cheeky little monkeys can’t resist getting a little playful. If you’d feel more comfortable with a local guide showing you around, there is an option to hire one at the entrance.

Address: Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar

Click here to arrange your Monkey Forest tickets with Klook!

Unlock the Mystery with a Pandora Escape Room Experience

Photo by @graham991 on Instagram

If your teen struggles to remember where they left their house keys, then this could be an interesting challenge for them! Pandora Escape Room is the ultimate escape game experience that’s perfect for building those puzzle-solving skills. Step into a world of surprises and mind-bending challenges, as you embark on a thrilling 120-minute journey to unlock secrets and solve mysteries.

Choose from 5 different games with varying levels of difficulty. You’ll need a minimum of 2 people in your crew to take part in this epic quest filled with surprises and excitement at each turn. Get ready to test your teamwork and brainpower!

Address: Pandora Escape Room, Jl. Dewi Sri No.45 D, Legian, Kec. Kuta

Click here to book your Pandora Escape Room experience with Klook!

Serve-up Some Padel Fun for an Ace Day Out

Padel sports in the court

Get ready to unleash your competitive spirit and have a blast on the courts with paddle tennis – a sure hit with active teens! Padel combines the excitement of tennis with elements of squash, making it a fast-paced and fun way to soak-up the sun, whilst perfecting your swing. Whether you’re a seasoned player, or are trying it for the first time, paddle is easy to pick-up and a great way to enjoy some friendly competition. One-to-one and group lessons are also available, so there’s nothing stopping you from grabbing your racket and honing those skills!

Paws and Relax at the Cat Cafe

Jouni the cat at Cat Cafe Sanur

Step into purr-adise at Bali’s cuddliest cafe! Since opening its doors in 2019, the Cat Cafe in Sanur has been a haven for local rescue cats, providing them with care, attention and the chance to find a new loving home. 

Grab a bite to eat or an adorable caffeine-fix with their cute cat-puccino, as you meet their furry residents, who are always ready to steal your heart with their playful antics. Every snack or tasty treat you buy goes to support this paw-some cause, with 100% of the proceeds going towards sterilisation, health check-ups and vaccinations for your new feline friends. Cuddle, play and relax with these loveable kitties whilst making a positive impact on Bali’s cat community!

Address: Jl. Danau Tamblingan No.192, Sanur, Denpasar Selatan

Website: catcafesanur.com 

Instagram: @catcafesanur

Sea-rious Water-sport Thrills at Manarai Beach House

Manarai Beach House Nusa Dua offers a beachfront experience with a pool, lounge chairs, and umbrellas

Dare-devil teens will love making a splash at Manarai Beach House, located in the heart of Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort. Not only does this beach club gem ooze those Bali holiday vibes with its pristine white sandy beaches and stunning azure infinity pool, they also have heaps of adrenaline-pumping water sports activities right on site! 

Feel the rush as you parasail above the crystal-clear waters, soaking in the breathtaking scenery of Bali’s coastline. Or why not hire a jet-ski and speed across the open waves as you feel the invigorating ocean spray across your face. Afterwards, hungry teens can refuel with delicious bites and refreshing drinks after a satisfying day in the sun.

Address: Lot N5 ITDC Tourism Complex, Jl. Nusa Dua, Benoa, South Kuta

Website: ismaya.com

Instagram: @manaraibali

Rock-out at the Hard Rock Cafe!

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After a long day hitting the surf, or bagging some bargains at the shops, the iconic Hard Rock Cafe Bali is just the ticket for when your teen is in need of a hearty feed. Located a stone’s throw from famous Kuta Beach, step inside to discover a world of music history and mouth-watering flavours.

Indulge in local-inspired dishes alongside classic favourites such as their Legendary Burgers, deep-filled sandwiches and thick diner-style milkshakes – all served with a side of rock-n-roll charm! Explore their treasure trove of music memorabilia, grab an epic souvenir from their Rock Shop, and top your visit off with a rockin’ selfie next to Bali’s famous double-neck guitar!

Address: Jl. Pantai Kuta, Banjar Pande, Mas, Kec. Kuta

Website: cafe.hardrock.com/bali

Instagram: @hardrockcafebali

Enjoy a Foam-tastic Fiesta at Mamaka’s Foam Party

Foam Party at Kuta Social Club

Your teen won’t want to get FOAM-mo by missing out on this highly anticipated event. One Sunday each month, Kuta Social Club at Mamaka plays host to an afternoon of unforgettable fun with their epic foam party. From 12pm onwards, this popular rooftop pool club brings together the best beats, mouth-watering food and awesome atmosphere, surrounded by jaw-dropping panoramic ocean views.

Parents, you can chill-out on the comfy sofas and enjoy a front-row seat to one of the best sunset views on the island. Grab a bite to eat from Kuta Social Club’s tempting menu and a well-deserved cocktail. Or why not join-in the foam party fun yourself? Be sure to contact Mamaka directly to find out the date of this monthly bubble bash.

Address: Jl. Pantai Kuta No.32, Legian, Kec. Kuta

Website: ovolohotels.com/mamaka

Instagram: @mamakabali

Discover Bali’s Hole-in-one Golf Magic

Handara Golf & Resort Bali

Get ready to swing into action and hit the green in paradise! Bali offers some impressive golf courses where your teen can let-off some steam during their vacation. Tee-off amongst breathtaking Bedugul mountain panoramas at Handara Golf, enjoy ocean views at New Kuta Golf or play alongside three miles of white sandy beaches at Bali National Golf Club. Perfect your skills with 18-holes set amongst a mixture of dunes and sandy soil. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer, or just getting started, you’re on course for an awesome day out in Bali.

Klook – Golf Pass at HandaraFor a hassle-free golf experience in Bali, book with Klook here!

Relax with Sunday’s Movie at the Beach

Experience the ultimate movie night under the stars, as you trade your cinema seats for sandy shores at Karma Beach Club. Every Monday from 6:30pm, you are invited to sink into a comfy beanbag, feel the sand between your toes and get ready to be whisked-away on a magical movie adventure like no other!

Surrounded by the soothing sound of waves, you’ll be transported to another world underneath a canopy of Bali stars. With popcorn and other tasty snacks and drinks available, it’s perfect for teenagers looking for a bit of chill time. This has to be the coolest way to catch a flick!

Address: Karma Kandara Bali, Jalan Villa Kandara, Selatan Ungasan, Kuta Selatan, Ungasan

Website: karmagroup.com/karma-beach 

Instagram: @karmabeachclubs

Get Trigger-Happy with Paintball

Paintball at Padma Resort Legian

Calling all sharp-shooters and paintball pros! Grab your goggles and get ready to paint the town red (and blue and green!) at Padma Resort Legian. Designed for ages 11 and over, this heart-pounding activity is available daily from 10am to 6pm. With a minimum of 2 players required, it’s a great way for families to bring out their competitive spirit! So grab your squad and prepare for battle – whether you’re ducking behind barricades, strategising with your teammates or dodging those colourful paintballs flying through the air, it’s time to lock and load for a truly splatter-ific time! 

Address: Jl. Padma No.1, Legian, Kec. Kuta

Website: padmaresortlegian.com 

Instagram: @padmalegian

Dance-up a Cultural Storm with Dedari Dance

Learning Balinese Dance at Dedari Dance Class

Step into the rhythm of Bali and add a touch of the island’s unique culture to your teen’s holiday experience! It’s where tradition meets fun, as you learn all about the rich heritage of the Bali-Hindu culture through interactive and engaging dance sessions with Dedari Dance. Dress-up in vibrant Balinese costumes and learn the basic hand, eye and feet movements of some of the island’s most captivating dances, accompanied by the rhythmic sounds of authentic music.

Discover the beauty of the Pendet dance, a traditional welcome dance where fresh flowers are used to welcome the gods. Get your teen to put their best foot forward as they learn to convey stories and emotions through movement. There’s no need to feel self-conscious, because as long as you have a minimum of two participants, Dedari Dance will come to your hotel or villa, making it a fun activity for the whole family to enjoy. 

Address: They will host the traditional Balinese dance in the guests hotel or villa (Uluwatu/Jimbaran/Nusa Dua/Kuta/Legian/Seminyak/Canggu/Sanur/Ubud/Gianyar)

Instagram: @dedaridance.id

Keep the Fun Times Flowing at FINNS Recreation Club

Waterslides at Day Pass Finns Recreation Club

Ideal for active teens, FINNS Rec Club is Bali’s premier entertainment and sports venue which offers something for everyone! Cool down from the Bali sunshine at Splash Waterpark or jump into Bounce and defy gravity at the island’s first trampolining centre.

Enjoy some friendly competition as you challenge the family to a game at Strike Ten Pin Bowling, or make use of their numerous state-of-the-art facilities such as their modern fitness centre, tennis courts and generous lap pool. Or if you’d rather just soak-up some sun, make your way to the nearby FINNS Beach Club, chill-out on a daybed and take advantage of their swim-up bars, restaurants and awesome sunset views along the beautiful Berawa beachfront.

Address: Jl. Pantai Berawa No.15, Canggu, Tibubeneng, Kec. Kuta Utara

Website: finnsrecclub.com 

Instagram: @finnsrecclub

Use this exclusive Klook voucher to book your fun FINNS day out!

Final Words

So, there you have it – our guide to the best activities for teenagers to do in Bali! From adrenaline-charged days out, to authentic cultural experiences and chilled-out hangs, the island has plenty to put a smile on even the fussiest teenage face. Be sure to let us know what your favourite activity was!

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