8 Fun Family Tourist Attractions in Jakarta
For those who live in big cities, going on vacation out of town with your family is fun and can bring back your enthusiasm for work. However, sometimes a vacation out of town must be hindered by various obstacles, ranging from vacation budgets to the difficulty of arranging work holidays. But actually, you don’t need to go far out of town to enjoy a vacation.
There are many tourist attractions in Jakarta that are suitable to be your vacation destination with your family. Check out some of the family tourist attractions in Jakarta that you can visit below!
- Fantasy World
Dunia Fantasi or also known as DUFAN is an outdoor playground in Jakarta. Dunia Fantasi is located in the Ancol Dreamland Park and has an area of 9 hectares.
In Dunia Fantasi, you can try various rides that are fun and adrenaline-pumping. The game spots are also divided into several areas, such as the European, American, and Indonesian Parks. If you bring kids here, make sure they get on age-appropriate rides.
- Ragunan Zoo
For those of you who want to take your family on vacation while learning about flora and fauna, you can visit the Ragunan Zoo. This zoo is well known and has been open since 1864. The area of Ragunan Zoo is also quite wide, around 147 hectares, so you can be satisfied walking around.
Ragunan Zoo has about 2000 species of animals. This area is also overgrown with 50,000 trees which makes it an excellent and shady area. In addition to seeing various animals, you can also go around by riding horses and camels or see animal performances.
- Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
Being able to vacation around all corners of Indonesia is the dream of many people. But if you don’t have enough time and budget, you can travel around Indonesia at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII). Here, you can visit various platforms from every province in Indonesia.
At Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, you can also see miniatures of the Indonesian archipelago, try cable car rides, relax in various parks, or visit the Keong Mas theatre. In addition to vacationing, you and your family can also add education about Indonesia at this Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park.
- Ancol Beach
For those who want to feel the atmosphere of a vacation at the beach, you can take your family on vacation at Ancol Beach. This beach is still in the Ancol Dreamland Park area. On this beach, you will feel like you are on a foreign beach, where the beach view blends with the view of the skyscrapers.
Ancol Beach is divided into six main areas: Ancol Carnival Beach, Ancol Festival Beach, Ancol Lagoon Beach, Ria Ancol Beach, Ancol Indah Beach, Beach Pool Beach, and Ancol Marina Beach. In the coastal area, there is also the Love Bridge Pier that has a romantic view and feel.
- Atlantis Water Adventure
For water tourism and swimming, you can visit Atlantis Water Adventure. In this area, you can try around 13 types of games and 8 main pools. The pools include Poseidon, Antila, Plaza Atlas, Aquarius, Octopus, Atlantean, and Kiddy Pool.
You can relax in the calm floating pool or get your adrenaline pumping by skating on the Crazy Highest Longest Slide which is a 149 meter long slide. You can also sharpen your brain and body with various rides at Water Outbound.
- Planetarium Jakarta
Planetarium Jakarta is an educational tourist spot that will make you and your family learn a lot about space and astronomy with fun activities. At Planetarium Jakarta, you can see stellar theater performances, astronomical exhibitions, and observatory facilities for viewing space.
You can use the observatory facilities at the Planetarium to observe the stars at night. A quiet night atmosphere plus a beautiful view of the stars make this place a means of education and fun vacation.
- Angke Kapuk Nature Tourism Park
Angke Kapuk Nature Tourist Park is a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Jakarta. In this 99 hectare area, you can feel a beautiful atmosphere in the middle of a shady and green mangrove forest.
This mangrove forest is also often used as a photo spot to make your vacation photos very instagramable. In addition to enjoying the shady atmosphere of the mangrove forest, at the Angke Kapuk Nature Tourism Park you rent a boat to get around the mangrove area. You can also paddle yourself.
Around this area, there are also many restaurants and lodging available for those of you who want to take a more extended vacation with your family.
- Jakarta Aquarium
Jakarta Aquarium is the largest indoor aquarium in Jakarta today. In
Here, you can vacation with your family while studying the diversity of marine animals. There are various facilities at the Jakarta Aquarium that you can try, such as glass tunnels, touch pools, or seeing animal attractions combined with theatrical performances.
For those of you who have a diving certificate, you can also dive with the sharks here. But for those of you who don’t have a diving certificate, you can still do seatrreking activities or walk in the water to interact directly with the marine animals here.
Those are 8 tourist attractions in Jakarta that can be recommended for your vacation with your family without having to go far out of town. Which of these places have you been or would you like to visit? Don’t forget, before you plan a trip to Jakarta, be sure to read more about Jakarta and Indonesia by visiting Wonderful Indonesia.