Indonesia is known for its remarkable landscapes and richness in culture. A nature lover will have an abundance of activities to do in this country; be it hiking up volcanoes (active and dormant) or exploring a remote national park to admire its beauty. Not to forget the beautiful beaches and spectacular rice paddy fields.
Depending on the nature of your trip, your itinerary might differ. If you are looking for a place to have fun that’s perfect for all ages, look no further than spending a day in a theme park! Jam-packed with cool activities and exhilarating rides to choose from, these 7 theme parks in Indonesia will leave the best memories for you and your travel buddies.
Do take note that currency conversion is correct at the time of writing this article.
Credit: @infodufan on Instagram
Dunia Fantasi is Bahasa for "Fantasy World". Located in North Jakarta, it is also known as Dufan. It has been operating for almost 35 years, and is the largest and most popular theme park in Jakarta. Consisting of 8 zones, there are 40 rides and attractions to keep you busy all day long.
In Dunia Fantasi, you will be spoilt for choice with water rides, adrenaline rides or family-friendly rides. Some of the popular rides like Halilintar (a roller coaster ride) and Niagara-gara (a water log ride) will keep your adrenaline pumping. If you are seeking more thrill, you should try their Kereta Misteri, which is the biggest indoor roller coaster in Indonesia, as well as Hysteria (vertical drop tower).
Admission Ticket: Weekdays - Rp.200,000 (SGD18.30); Weekends - Rp.295,000 (SGD27.10)
Address: Jalan Lodan Timur No.7, RW.10, Ancol, Kec. Pademangan, Kota Jkt Utara, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 14430
Opening Hours: Weekdays - 10:00 - 18:00 WIB; Weekends - 10:00 - 20:00 WIB
Credit: @ginanurfitriani_ on Instagram
JungleLand Adventure Theme Park is located within Sentul Nirwana in Sentul City Bogor. Consisting of 4 main zones, you can find over 36 rides and attractions. Apart from rides and attractions, there is another zone dedicated to shopping and eateries.
JungleLand Adventure owns exclusive rides that cannot be found in other theme parks in Indonesia. Such rides include Air Race, Hydrolift, Boat Blaster and Disc'O. If you have more time to spare in the park, there are several other activities like ATV and archery that you can do at an additional price.
Admission Ticket: Weekdays - Rp.180,000 (SGD16.50); Weekends - Rp.240,000 (SGD22)
Address: Kawasan Sentul Nirwana, Jl. Jungle Land No.1, Karang Tengah, Kec. Babakan Madang, Bogor, Jawa Barat 16810
Opening Hours: Weekdays - 10:00 - 17:00 WIB; Weekends - 09:00 - 17:00 WIB
Credit: Dago Dream Park
Dago Dream Park is one of the popular tourist spots located in Bandung. This unique theme park is designed on the concept of Java, Sunda and Bali. Living up to its name, you will feel like you are in dreamland when you enter this park. Not only does it offer rides and attractions, but also photo spots that can boost your Instagram feeds. Take for example a picture on Aladdin's Flying Carpet or being in UP house. That's definitely Insta-worthy!
If you are up for some thrill and adrenaline rush, Dago Dream Park has something else to offer. Get into action by participating in a paintball battle or hop into a Viking ship. If you are just here for some relaxing time, hop on the Wara Wiri bus and let it bring you around the dreamy land.
Admission Ticket: Entrance ticket only - Rp.20,000 (SGD1.80), Rides are to be paid separately starting from Rp.20,000 (SGD1.80)
Address: Jl. Dago Giri Km. 2.2 Mekarwangi, Pagerwangi, Lembang, Kabupaten Bandung Barat, Jawa Barat 40135
Opening Hours: Weekdays - 9:00 - 17:00 WIB; Weekends - 09:00 - 18:00 WIB
Credit: Trans Studio Bandung
Trans Studio Bandung is deemed to be one of the biggest indoor theme parks in the world. It is located in the area of Bandung Supermall, second to open after the Trans Studio Makassar. In comparison to Trans Studio Makassar, the one in Bandung caters more to young adults as the rides are more adventurous and challenging.
Immerse yourself in the world of Broadway. If your dream is to be a star, then this is your time to shine. Be a part of favorite Trans TV programs like Dunia Lain and Jelajah. Spreading across 3 different zones, you can find 20 exciting rides that you must not miss.
Admission Ticket: Monday to Thursday - Rp.180,000 (SGD16.50); Friday - Rp.200,000 (SGD18.30); Saturday, Sunday and peak season - Rp.280,000 (SGD25.70)
Address: Jl. Gatot Subroto No.289, Cibangkong, Kec. Batununggal, Kota Bandung, Jawa Barat 40273
Opening Hours: Weekdays - 10:00 - 18:00 WIB; Weekends and peak season - 10:00 - 19:00 WIB
Credit: @f4uz4n_motret on Instagram
Taman Mini Indonesia Indah is unlike any other theme park listed in this article. If you want to immerse yourself in Indonesia's culture and heritage, this is the place you mustn't miss out on! Located in East Jakarta, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah visually represents the daily life of the 33 tribes in Indonesia. I suggest that you spare a whole day to explore this park as there’s so much to see. Also, did I mention that there are plenty of photo-opp spots to fill up that Instagram feed?
Witness the beautiful architecture of the traditional houses, costumes and flora and fauna. Hop from one museum to another and visit the flora and fauna gardens. For more fun-filled activities, take a swim in the Snowbay Waterpark or head to Taman Legenda Keong Emas for more exciting attractions.
Admission Ticket: Entrance ticket only - Rp.20,000 (SGD1.80), Museums rides and activities are to be paid separately.
Address: East Jakarta City, Jakarta, Indonesia
Opening Hours: Park opens at 8:00 - 17:00 WIB while rides and attractions open at 9:00 - 16:00 WIB daily.
Credit: @ochaavii on Instagram
As the name suggests, Carnival Park Surabaya is a carnival-style theme park. Open in the afternoon till late evening, this park is best to hang out at with family and friends. With up to 52 rides and attractions, you will never get bored throughout the night.
With 4 available zones, there are rides available for people of all ages. The Bledek Coaster is the most popular ride in the park. Apart from its speed, the height of the roller coaster allows the riders to witness the landscape of Surabaya City. For a scenic view of the city, you can ride the Ferris Wheel too as its height allows you to enjoy the breathtaking cityscape.
Admission Ticket: Weekdays - Rp.60,000 (SGD5.50); Weekends - Rp.80,000 (SGD7.30)
Address: Jl. Ahmad Yani No.333, Dukuh Menanggal, Kec. Gayungan, Kota SBY, Jawa Timur 60234
Opening Hours: Daily - 15:00 - 23:00 WIB
Credit: Waterbom Bali
Popularly regarded as the #1 theme park in Asia, it is no doubt that Waterbom Bali has so much to offer its visitors. Activities range from easy to challenging, it caters to everyone of all ages.
Waterbom Bali is home to Asia's steepest slide, The Climax. It is a slide that all thrill-seekers must try at least once in their lifetime. If you are not daring enough, there are more than 17 other slides for you to explore. After you’ve had an awesome time conquering the slides, how about some fish spa and massage treatment? It's definitely a worthy trip to Waterbom Bali!
Admission Ticket: Single day pass - Rp.327,000 (SGD30)
Address: Jl. Kartika Plaza, Tuban, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361
Opening Hours: Daily - 9:00 - 18:00 WIB