Got Kids!?


Got kids? Looking for outdoor places to keep them entertained, happy and exhausted by the end of the day ? Jakarta has a wide spectrum of activities that kids can engage in- from cycle tours to amusement parks, this city has it all. Just make place for the following outdoorsy activities on your bucket list of things to indulge in with kids

The first one being Taman Mini Indonesia Indah. The park is a culture based recreational area located in East jakarta. It is a synopsis of Indonesian culture, with every province encapsulated in separate pavilions with examples of Indonesian vernacular architecture, clothing, dances and traditions. Apart from that, there is a lake with a miniature of the archipelago in the middle of it, cable cars, museums, Keong Emas IMAX cinema, a theater called the Theater of My Homeland (Teater Tanah Airku) and other recreational facilities which make TMII one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city. It is currently under renovations, but do keep updated by visiting the site pesona_indonesia

Kite museum – The Kites Museum of Indonesia (Museum Layang-Layang Indonesia) is a museum in Pondok Labu, South Jakarta. It is the first kites museum in Indonesia and Its collection includes more than 600 kites. There are plenty of fun workshops you can do in the museum. There are workshops on kite making, kite painting, making ceramics, umbrella painting, painting batik on ceramics, decorating        t-shirts and much more. These kinds of workshops are great for small kids.
Address: Jl. H. Kamang No.38, RT.8/RW.10, Pd. Labu, Kec. Cilandak, Kota Jakarta
Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12450
Phone: (021) 7658075

Taman Wisata Alam Angke Kapuk– the mangroves at Pantai Indah Kapuk. You can walk along the alleyways, click photographs in front of the inns and the waterside of this forest. If interested, lessons are also imparted on how mangroves are planted and farmed and taking care of the mangroves later on. You can also take a boat ride or enjoy a view of the breathtaking sunset. For those who aren’t satisfied spending just the day at these mangroves, can rent out a cottage, villa or camp overnight on the camping grounds on the land of the PIK mangroves.

Taman Impian Jaya Ancol – this sprawling piece of land holds a vast number and a variety of themed parks and attractions. You will need more than a week of day trips to be able to cover every single ride, activity that this attraction center offers.
Ancol dreamland– a beautiful beach which is a beach tourist destination in the city of Jakarta. Visitors to the Ancol area can enjoy the fresh atmosphere in the Lagoon Beach, Festival, Indah, Beach Pool and Carnaval areas, as well as Dream Lake, which is approximately 6.5 km long. The Sato-Sato Tourist Train take tourists to various destinations such as Dunia Fantasi, Ocean Dream Samudra, Allianz Ecopark and the other attractions.
Ancol Birdland is a playground as well as a conservation place that has various types of bird species in Indonesia and abroad where Indonesian families can get education, interactions and new experiences with various types of bird species.
Ancol SeaWorld– is a marine aquarium in North Jakarta, Indonesia. It consists of a Main tank, a shark tank, and several other tanks, including a turtle exhibit. The Main tank of SeaWorld Ancol is one of the biggest aquariums in Southeast Asia. SeaWorld

Dufan- Dunia Fantasi-an outdoor entertainment center, Dufan is also the largest physical edutainment area in Indonesia that pampers visitors with Fantasy Around the World, through high-tech rides, which are divided into 9 (Nine) regions, namely Indonesia, Jakarta, Asia, Europe, America, Greece, Hikayat, Kalila and Fantasy Lights.
Atlantis Water Adventures is a thematic water recreation park with the concept of ancient civilizations and cities in the Mediterranean region which were lost due to volcanic eruptions and earthquakes, an adventure to a lost world by wading through nine types of pools and a variety of fun and challenging rides.
Ocean Dream Samudra is the largest oceanarium unit consisting of dolphin performances, sea lion performances, various animal shows, animal displays, marine and freshwater fish aquariums and parks which are habitats for various kinds of birds.
Allianz Eco Park follows the concept of imparting knowledge about nature alongwith recreation. There are four different zones , namely the Eco Care ( farming), Eco Art (performances) , Eco Nature ( focus on the flora and fauna), and Eco Energy (energy conservation etc). You can rent ATVs, Ecotrikes, charge bikes and even rent out rooms. This park also offers an educational tour, interaction with bees, and an outboundholic adventure park consisting of trekking, flying fox, paintball and fishing. There are many other attractions to have fun with your kids . head onto for more information.

Cycling tours
Amongst others, the crowd favorite tours to do with kids are the cycling tours around town. . 
Ragunan zoo has cycles and even tandem bikes for rent. You can rent them out and cycle around the zoo surrounded by greenery and animals.
Car free Sunday is a space for the public to walk, jog, cycle,and many other activities. Almost carnavalish in nature, you will also find many local food stalls, street performers and artists along these roads closed to vehicular movement. 
Another option is cycling within the perimeter of the Monas monument building and this is something that many locals and expats schedule into their weekend day out. There are also cycling tours of certain complexes and areas like Kemang, the Kota Tua (old city), etc. The Other Side Experience is one of the sightseeing tour agencies helping explore the hidden spots that makes the city tick and learn more about Jakarta’s rich history and traditions.
Address: WIMO Building, Jl. Kemang I No.7, RW.5, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota
Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730
Phone: 0811-1775-893
Scientia Square Park – This park is an urban park and has activities ranging from a petting farm to a skate park, a mini riding club and even a small water playground. Your kids can have a fun time at the aviary and Turtle island.

SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR ! Get those backpacks ready, put on a comfortable pair of shoes and walk out that door to make some precious memories.

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