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Family holidays with children in Indonesia - attractions and entertainment

Travelers with children who go on vacation to another country often care about the question of whether their children will be interested in vacation and what to do with children other than beach holidays? The question is natural, since not all tourist destinations are able to offer young guests an interesting vacation and appropriate infrastructure with entertainment today. If you have chosen Indonesia as a holiday destination then your children will definitely have something to do here. The country will please them with beautiful water parks, aquariums, interesting museums, zoos, and national parks. In addition, the beaches are of excellent quality with white sand and gentle sea here.
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It would seem that the water park will not be able to surprise tourists while there are a lot of beaches, as well as a clean and warm sea in the country. However, all visitors to the Waterbom water park delight this place. It is located in the village of Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali. The water park covers an area of 3.8 hectares. It offers a lot of exciting entertainment for both children and adults. There are 17 different water slides, whirlpools in a closed tube, and extreme descents from various heights here. A calm drift past the lush tropical vegetation along the river that permeates the entire water park is also waiting for you here. Children can get temporary tattoos, spend time in a water shooting range, jump on a trampoline, and play games on the water. All this and much more along to the convenient location in the center of Kuta make the Waterbom water park a very popular place for family holidays.
Jakarta will delight tourists with a visit to the largest aquarium in all of Southeast Asia. This is "Sea World" founded in 1992. The number of its inhabitants is 4000 individuals belonging to 300 species. In addition to fish, sharks, and various inhabitants of the deep sea, you can see snakes, lizards, and crocodiles here. You will remember for a long time walking through the tunnel of a giant aquarium that holds 500,000,000 liters of water. If you visit the cinema in "Sea World" you can watch a movie about underwater life. A special feature is a show featuring crocodiles and a performance in which bloodthirsty piranhas play the main role. The time spent in the "Sea World" will make a positive impression on you. You will have an unforgettable experience in this place. Copyright
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Ancol Dreamland, a family-friendly amusement park, is located near the “Sea World” aquarium. A wonderful panoramic view of the city and the sea bay opens from the cable car. There are a huge number of various attractions for visitors of different age groups in the park called "Fantasy World". Circus performances and costume shows are held here on weekends. A special feature of Ancol Dreamland is a water park, decorated in the style of the world of Atlantis. Several pools, water entertainment slides, and a 350-meter long river with artificially created waves are waiting for visitors. The park is very popular. Both tourists and locals come here every day.
A visit to the Gunung Rinjani National Park on Lombok Island will pleasantly diversify your family vacation. About 100 species of fauna live on an area of 413 square kilometers. 5 of them are endangered. The park has become a habitat for about 140 representatives of fauna. 7 of them are endemic. There are 3 lakes with colored water on the territory of another National Park of Kelimutu. They are formed by various mineral springs that have brought all sorts of chemical compounds to the surface. They color the water in different colors. The sight is breathtaking. The children will love it.
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Island of Bali will please nature fans with the opportunity to visit the zoo and bird and reptile park, located in the village of Singapadu. There is one of the best collections of Asian exotic birds here. It includes more than 250 species of birds. It is allowed to feed almost all of them by hand. You will be able to make a memorable photo with them. The island's central zoo, called "Bali Zoo", is just a short drive from this park. Various exotic animals live here in conditions close to the real environment. You can pet and feed some of them. Children and adults will be delighted with this tour. Original photos will keep the memory of the time spent here for a long time.
Kalimantan The private kite museum is located in the capital of Indonesia. 350 kites from all over Indonesia and some other countries are included in its collections. The smallest exhibit has a size of 2*2 centimeters, and the largest one – 9*26 meters. Kites are made of various materials from batik to ceramics. There are even exhibits with musical accompaniment. In addition to viewing the exhibitions, visitors will see a film about kites. You will also visit a workshop where you will learn how to make kites yourself. A visit to the kite museum will take adults back to their childhood. Children will be able to spend a pleasant time mastering or learning anew the art of launching these toys into the sky.
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Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in Indonesia
♥   Zoo 'Bali Bird Park' Gianyar, Bali. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Bali Zoo' Gianyar, Bali. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Bandung Zoo' Bandung, West Java. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Batu Secret Zoo' Batu, East Java. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Gembira Loka Zoo' Yogyakarta. On the map   Photos
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions in Indonesia
♥   Water park 'Ciputra Waterpark' Surabaya. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Jogja Bay Adventure Pirates Waterpark' Yogyakarta. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Kediri Waterpark' Kediri. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Taman Wisata Matahari Waterpark' . On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Waterbom Park' Bali. On the map   Photos
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks in Indonesia
♥   Amusement park 'Atlantis Water Adventure' Jakarta. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Bali Safari and Marine Park' Gianyar. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Batu Night Secret Malang' . On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Dunia Fantasi' Jakarta. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Gelanggang Samudera' Jakarta. On the map   Photos
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Indonesia
♥   Aquarium 'Sea World Indonesia' . On the map   Photos

Pictureque places in Indonesia


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The settlement, located on the island of Java, is worth to be mentioned among the most extreme. Here, people literally live on a volcano. The island features the world famous Merapi volcano that is the most active of the 128 volcanoes in Indonesia. On average, the structure erupts twice a year, and large destructive explosions occur every seven years. Literally, every such an explosion takes lives and razes settlements. About 500 000 people live in the immediate vicinity of the volcano.

The island of Java is about 132 000 square km, the number of the island's population exceeds 140 million people. The place is very popular among tourists; they are attracted with picturesque rainforests, unique historical sites, magnificent beaches, and resort hotels. It is difficult to imagine that near … Read all

Pura Tanah Lot Temple

From the series “Top 15 Most Fantastic Creations of Nature”
The world around us can surprise not only with natural attractions, but also with fruits of human hands. A great example is Tanah Lot Temple located in Indonesia. You can see this unique temple in Bali. It is located on a rocky formation that stands high above the water. Built on a rock, the temple resembles a mysterious ship at a first glance. Numerous interesting legends are associated with this religious landmark.

According to one of them, a rock has been a sacred place for a long time. The first temple was built on a rock by a Hindu Brahmin. He turned his scarf into a snake that guarded the temple from intruders and people with bad thoughts. It is noteworthy that the rocky island is now inhabited by lots of poisonous snakes. According to another legend, the brahmin saw the road to … Read all
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Top cities of Indonesia for children

There are several excellent water parks in Jakarta, one of the best among which is Waterbom Jakarta. Among the attractive features of the water park is not only the diversity of swimming pools among which there are children’s, but also a wide selection of slides of various levels of difficulty, as well as attractions designed for children of all ages. The water park occupies a large territory decorated with live plants and flowers. On its territory, there are lazy rivers, spacious terraces … Read more
For those who want to relax in the fresh air, the entertainment center Bandung Treetop, can be recommended. It is located in a beautiful park and offers visitors interesting rope attractions, which are equipped between crowns of trees. This park is perfect for resting with schoolchildren. They can ride a bungee and stroll along rope bridges, pass obstacle courses, and participate in fascinating games. Visitors to the park are constantly guarded by vigilant employees, who check the insurance … Read more
With young children, you can go to the game center Peek A Boo, which is located in Sanur. This entertainment center is designed specifically for kids. There are beautiful playgrounds and safe inflatable attractions for them. In the center, there is also a beautiful cafe with a large selection of sweets. For young visitors, there are also excellent game houses, special children’s machines and even an equipped children’s kitchen where they can play cooks. Another wonderful entertainment … Read more
In Ubud, it is worth visiting the famous park of birds, Bali Bird Park. It is inhabited by more than 250 species of birds brought from different parts of the world. In total, the park has more than 1,000 birds, among which there are miniature paradise birds, flamingos, peacocks and parrots. Children are offered to hold colorful parrots in their hands and make a lot of spectacular photos with them. In the zoological center, there are a lot of tiny birds, acquaintance with which, will present … Read more
Sulawesi Island
It is common here to have a big funeral. A grownup or a teenager may find local traditions quite interesting, but a small child might get confused and traumatized with the scene of bulls’ slaughter. On the other hand children, as well as teenagers, will like the Torajaland. This is an amazingly beautiful and unusual place, filled with a unique atmosphere of Indonesian culture. But you’d better not take your child to the local cemetery, one of the most popular landmarks. If your child … Read more
Kalimantan Island
As in any other resort areas, on any more or less popular Borneo beach you will find water slides, “banana”, and trampolines. If your child is old enough, he can learn diving. There are some good training centers in Kalimantan, which give international certificates and have many places to dive for the beginners. If a child is too little, you can take him to the playroom that many hotels have. But the main charm of Borneo is in the wild jungles, local people’s settlements, voyages … Read more
Lombok Island
The tourism industry is just developing in Lombok, so you and your child have a unique opportunity to visit this corner of the Earth, that is not quite civilized yet. You can easily trick your kid into learning snorkeling or diving. Clean transparent water, a big amount of friendly underwater inhabitants, and easy renting system make it appealing to try diving. Even little kids will like watching numerous beautiful fish swimming just a dozen meters away. Sets are perfect for young divers, and … Read more
Bintan Island
Take your child to Penyengat island, which you can reach by boat from the capital of Bintan. First of all, the trip itself will be fun, and secondly, Penyengat, the spiritual center of the Riau Islands, will be interesting for a child of any age. Older children will understand the story about the love between Raja Ali Haji and the daughter of the Sultan of Malacca. This story is similar to the one of Romeo and Juliette but has a happy ending. The children will appreciate the opportunity to … Read more

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