Bali Safari And Marine Park, The Leading Family Attraction And Adventure in Bali

The enchanting island of Bali is a land of countless marvels. Beyond its legendary waves, stunning beaches and mesmerizing culture, the island still has a lot more to offer. One in particular, is the exceptional sensation of getting up-close and personal with some of the most fascinating creatures of the wild on a thrilling safari. This is the adventure that awaits at the Bali Safari and Marine Park in the Gianyar Regency, Bali.

Having opened its gate for the first time in 2007, Bali Safari and Marine Park is regarded as the leading family attraction and adventure in Bali. The Park sits on a 40 hectares green tropical forest and is home to hundreds of amazing animals representing over 60 species, including some rare and endangered species such as the KomodoOrang Utan, and the Bali Mynah.

Bali Safari and Marine Park has a vast collection of animals from Indonesia, India and Africa living in large beautifully landscaped habitats. This allows park guests to observe the animal’s natural habits in wide open spaces that have been created for them, such as grazing grass or cooling off in large ponds. Other animals that have also found their home here include: the spotted deer, Himalayan bears, black bucks, African hippos, zebras, camels, ostriches, baboons, blue wildebeests, lions, and Indian white tigers.

The Bali Safari and Marine Park, Gianyar
The Bali Safari and Marine Park, Gianyar (Source :

The Park’s signature Safari Journey takes visitors through the manmade habitats of Indonesia, India and Africa on modified safari trams, providing the opportunity to see the wildlife collection living naturally all together in the open range regions. Visitors are welcome to take as many photos as they like and are companied by their very own personal guide.

Among some of the main features of Bali Safari and Marine Park is the Ranthambore, a replica of an ancient Indian fort in the city of Rajasthan where majestic Indian white tigers roam; Kampung Gajah (Elephant Village), a sanctuary for retired working Sumatran elephants; and the quarter of the komodo dragons.

Visitors can also enjoy their safari on an elephant with the Elephant Back Safari, interact with favorite animal up close at the Animal Encounter space, experience the wildest fine dining moment surrounded by lions, meerkats, and porcupines at the Tsavo Lion restaurant, and unwind with the spectacular show of Bali Agung at the state of art theater in the park, Bali Theater. In addition there is also a Water Park and Fun Zone.

Bali Safari & Marine Park
Bali Safari & Marine Park (Source :

Bali Safari and Marine Park is a part of Taman Safari Indonesia which is an addition to the Taman Safari or Safari Park in BogorWest Java and in PasuruanEast Java, and a member of WAZA (The World Associations of Zoo and Aquariums), SEAZA (The South East Asians Zoo Associations), CBSG (Conservations Breeding Specialist Group) as well as PKBSI (Indonesia Zoological Parks Associations). Dedicated more than just for recreation, the park is at the frontline of wildlife conservation in Indonesia and is actively involved in ensuring the future survival and wellbeing of many Indonesian animal species through engaging education and conservation programs such as the conservation and release of the Bali Mynah, Sumatran Elephant, and Sumatran Tiger.

Over the years, the Park has received a number of awards including Indonesia’s Leading Theme Park from Indonesia Travel and Tourism Awards (ITTA) 2012/2013, Cipta Award 2012 for the best management of environmentally aware manmade attraction from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, Best Tourist Attraction from the Best of Bali Awards 2012, and Certificate of Excellence 2013 from TripAdvisor.


The main restaurant with a seating capacity for 800 guests, Uma Restaurant is an All-day Dining with a village theme serving International, Asian, and local specialties prepared freshly from our open-concept counters. Uma itself is a local Balinese term for paddy-field.

Tsavo Lion Restaurant is the first African themed restaurant in Asia, which allows you to have a close encounter with real wildlife. This fine dining restaurant is located side by side with the lion’s exhibition area. Therefore, you will see a pride of lions gather and playing with each other while you are safely enjoying the most delectable set of menu.

If you wish to stay inside the Bali Safari and Marine park, there is the Mara River Safari Lodge which offers you a truly unique experience living in the authenticity of the African wilderness. As well as providing first-class accommodation. Here, you can feed the exotic animals directly from your window, while appreciating the natural ambiance of the biodiversity or hear the majestic lion’s fantastic roar while enjoying tropical fruits.

Mara River Safari Lodge, Jl. Bypass Prof. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra Km. 19,8 Gianyar

This is a fun packed adventure for all members of the family. The park  offers various packages including the Jungle Hopper, Dragon Safari, Adventure Safari, and the Elephant Back Safari. There is also the Night Safari. The concept of Night Safari is very unique and challenging. A special cage tram will take you from the African-themed Mara River Safari Lodge Lobby to the adventurous African savannah. With 10 people on board, 2 keepers to keep you safe and an informative guide to keep your adventure entertaining, you can hand feed the animals and have the personal experience you wish you will ever have with wild animals.

There is also a Fun Zone and Waterpark featuring various rides perfectly suited for children and also adult.

The Park also offers educational activities of Safari School to introduce children to the wonders of nature and wildlife; with many fun and exciting activities to suit all ages of school students.

You can also watch a theatrical show of Bali Agung at the grand Bali Theatre within the park. Bali Theatre is a mega-stage theatrical complex with a 1,200 seating capacity. It is fully equipped with advanced multi-media technology and state-of-art sound and lighting systems.


Bali Safari and Marine Park is located near Lebih Beach in Gianyar Regency, just about 10 minutes from Sanur Beach or 30 minutes drive from the city of Denpasar, the capital of Bali. From the Ngurah Rai International Airport, the trip will take a little over 45 minutes.

The park is located on the newly developed seaside highway, Jalan Ida Bagus Mantra, assuring visitors an easy and fast access from the main tourist destinations of KutaNusa Dua or Sanur as well as from the island’s eastern and central tourist areas of Karangsem and Ubud.

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