Looking for a place to kick back on the weekend? Test your skills or just take a break at some of these locations around town.

A picture of Istana Anak in Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
Istana Anak (Kids Palaca) at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII). iStock/NOW!JAKARTA

Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII) 

Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park  is a culture-based recreational area located in East Jakarta. The park features a snapshot of Indonesia’s diverse culture, with virtually all aspects of daily life in Indonesia’s  provinces encapsulated in separate pavilions with the collections of rumah adat as the example of Indonesian vernacular architecture, clothing, dances and traditions are all depicted. www.tamanmini.com 


Taman Impian Jaya Ancol

Known as Ancol Dreamland is an integral part of Ancol Bay City, a resort destination located along Jakarta’s waterfront in north Jakarta. It was opened in 1966 and is currently the largest integrated tourism area in South East Asia, boasting an international championship golf course, a theme park, hotels and other recreational facilities. There are 27 rides at Fantasy World, 8 pools at Atlantis Water Adventure and 8 shows at Ocean Dream Samudra. www.ancol.com


Taman Safari Indonesia

This world-class wildlife conservation institution and theme park nestled in Cisarua, Bogor in the middle of majestic lush mountains providing green scenic views. The park has more than 5,000 species of trees and 280 species of wildlife which visitors can see them all per section, such as Baby Zoo, Bird Aviary, Komodo Island, Primate Center, Reptile Tunnel and Penguin House. Visitors can also try various activities, such as exploring the forest with private vehicle and night safari to witness the life of creatures at night. The park also provides its best accommodations. www.tamansafari.com


Taman Budaya Sentul City

Sentul City Cultural Park located in Sentul, Bogor is one of the largest outbound gathering places, featuring flying fox, high ropes for kids and adults, nets, archery, shooting target, paintball, trampoline, and other fun obstacles for every age and ability. The park become an ideal venue for outbound training for family gathering, corporate outings, fun games, team building, product launching, wedding and many more which supported with nature decorations; large greenfield in the middle of green hills and mountains. www.tamanbudaya.co.id


Jungle Land Adventure Theme Park

This park is a haven for kids where they can play 36 fun rides divided into four zones; Mysteria, Carnivalia, Tropicalia and Explora which each with unique rides and attractions including the new ones; Air Race, Hydrolift, Boat Blaster and Disc’O. The park also has a complete dining and shopping area as well as facilities for young children. www.jungleland.co.id


This article is originally from paper. Read NOW!Jakarta Magazine May 2019 issue “Kids, Family, and Education”. Available at selected bookstore or SUBSCRIBE here.

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