The Bali Bird And Reptile Park is a fun-filled journey for those fond of animals, for adults as well as children. Home to about a 1000 birds and 250 different species of reptiles, the Bali Bird and Reptile Park is the place for those wanting to get closer to nature- literally, for tourists can take pictures with large brightly coloured toucans and also be entertained with brightly coloured displays. There is also a dining and shopping facility available at this zoo in Bali for tourists.
A natural habitat for over 600 Balinese long-tailed monkeys, the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud, Bali serves as a tourist hotspot owing to both its religious and wildlife value. With roughly 115 species of trees combined with the numerous monkeys looking for handouts from tourists, make this quite delightful zoo in Bali for the nature-lovers.
The Bali Safari and Marine Park is one of the most popular animal theme parks of the island, and is home to over 100 species of animals from India, Africa and Indonesia. Located in Gianyar, it features endangered species such as Orangutans, Komodo dragons and White tigers. One can get close to the animals through the jeep safaris and animal rides offered.
Celebrated for its enchanting beauty of indigenous flora and fauna, Bali Zoo embraces the plethora of its homeland’s wildlife amidst its surrounding village of Singapadu. One of its own kind, this zoological park is an exemplary site to experience the activities of about 450 rare and exotic creatures in its lush green, stifling environment. Located in the Gianyar regency of Bali, the wildlife conservatory is also locally referred to as ‘Kebun Binatang Bali’. Spread across eight hectares of tropical greenery, Bali Zoo is a perfect location for family outing specially for children.
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Located around a half-hour’s drive away from central Ubud, the Hidden Canyon Mini Zoo promises to bring you closer to the animals it houses. Creepy crawlies like tarantulas and a myriad of snakes and bats, all of which have been rescued, have been given a forever home that are taken care of properly. An IDR 100,000 entrance fee should be noted which goes towards the upkeep of the zoo.
Ubud is known as a haven for bird-watchers and the Bali Bird Walk is an exemplary reason to get up bright and early in the morning. On any given morning guided walk, Bali Bird Walk walkers can spot up to 100 different local bird species. The USD 37 fee (of which 10% goes to the Bali Bird Club) includes lunch and coffee or tea. The group meets on Monday, Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday at 9:00 AM before setting off for the walk and returning by 12:30 PM for lunch.
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