Jakarta is not just a place for adult travelers. Children will also enjoy Jakarta, as there are also many kid-friendly places in this Indonesian city. Several attractions within the city like the Rangunan Zoo and Sea World in Indonesia welcome families and children by offering entertainment and fun, as well as indefinite knowledge and discovery.
The Rangunan Zoo is a definitely enjoyable place. It is a 140-hectare attraction which features a very extensive collection of flora and fauna that is definitely one of a kind. A combination of a zoo and a park, the Rangunan Zoo flaunts over 270 species of animals, habituating in a rich nature reserve which also consists of almost 171 species of flora. There are over 3000 animals which are grouped according to their kind.
Around the zoo, exhibits of reptiles, mammals, and birds are displayed. Among the most remarkable animals are venomous and non-venomous snakes like the king cobras and pythons, turtles, Komodo dragons, crocodiles, gorillas, endangered gibbons, bats, camel, llama, bears, Bengal tigers, flamingos, pelicans, swans, ostrich, will bull, elephant, kangaroo, giraffe, and zebra.
There are lots to see at the Rangunan Zoo, but sightseeing isn’t the only thing to do there. Children may enjoy the playground and the rides set up in the zoo. Elephants may also be ridden for a trip around the area. For even more fun, boats can be rented for some paddling around the Rangunan Lake.
Tourists – particularly the kids – will definitely enjoy Rangunan Zoo. There are dining establishments available, as well as souvenir shops.
On the other hand, there is also Sea World Indonesia. In less than two years after its conceptualization in 1992, the Seaworld Indonesia opened. Since then, it has become one of the top tourist attractions in Jakarta. As the biggest of its kind in Southeast Asia, this huge attraction flaunts different features like the 80-meter long underwater tunnel, and a gigantic saltwater aquarium.
Seaworld Indonesia basically gives home to almost 7000 animals of 351 species. Some of the most noticeable marine creatures are the huge sharks, big stingrays, and colorful fish. There is also the cute, gentle and attention-grabbing dugong. In one area, the carnivorous piranha can be seen. There is also the giant arapaima and the dancing eel.
For an even more interesting Seaworld Indonesia experience, there is the Fun Dive which allows guests to actually swim with the fish. For some, quiet relaxation, the Fish Dip, or fish spa are available as well.
Other facilities include the museum, theater, observation deck, library, function hall, and a mosque. There is also a gift shop, a food court and a huge parking area for the ease of its guests. The Seaworld Indonesia is located in Jl. Lodan Timur No. 7 in Jakarta.
Kids will surely love these places. And remember, these exciting attractions are not only for your little ones, but they give other travellers even more reason why they need to get out, see the sights, and take a break from the comforts of their hotel room to see all that Jakarta has to offer them.