Although many tourists outside Java island might not yet be familiar with Kota Wisata Batu, this district in East Java province located three hours from Surabaya is home to the domestically popular Jawa Timur Park (also known as Jatimpark) that is full of attractions ideal for the whole family, from children to grandparents! The truth is, the entire Kota Wisata Batu is filled with parks and attractions that belong to a large corporation called the Jawa Timur Park Group.

Let’s explore the attractions now, shall we?

 

Where to go?

Jawa Timur Park 1

Jawa Timur Park 1 offers more than 60 fascinating rides and the only theme park in Indonesia that contains five roller coaster rides in one place. Jawa Timur Park 1 also has Science Centre and Zona Galeri Etnik Nusantar, the place to learn about the diverse cultures of Indonesia. Jawa Timur Park 1 is definitely the place where the whole family can have a fun-filled and educational holiday.

Address: Jl. Kartika No. 2, Kota Wisata Batu, East Java Indonesia

Entrance Fee

Monday to Thursday: IDR60,000

Friday to Sunday: IDR80,000

 

The Bagong Adventure Museum Tubuh

The Bagong Adventure Museum Tubuh is the first and biggest museum of anatomies in Asia. This is the place where travellers can learn educational information about the human body and how to take care human health through state-of-the-art multimedia devices and realistic exhibits. On top of that, the Bagong Adventure Museum Tubuh also offers health check service at no additional charge!

Address: Jl. Kartika No. 2, Kota Wisata Batu, East Java Indonesia

Entrance Fee

Monday to Thursday: IDR40,000

Friday to Sunday: IDR60,000

 

Batu Secret Zoo

At Batu Secret Zoo, there are over 300 unique species of animals from all over the world, including the world’s smallest monkey called “Pygmy Marmoset” that is only 15 centimetres long, Ring Tail Lemur, Snow Leopard and the Golden Headed Tamarin Monkey. Travellers can also enjoy the rides that are fit for the family. Batu Secret Zoo was awarded as Top 5 Best Destinations in Asia (2014), 9th Best Zoo in Asia (2015) and the Number 1 Certificate of Excellent Service in 2016 by Trip Advisor.

Address: Jl. Oro-Oro Ombo No. 2, Kota Wisata Batu, East Java Indonesia

Entrance Fee

Monday to Thursday: IDR40,000

Friday to Sunday: IDR60,000

 

Museum Satwa

Museum Satwa is the most impressive and iconic attraction under the Jawa Timur Park Group. This museum is an internationally acclaimed nature and wildlife museum that showcases life-like taxidermied animals from all over the world. There are also various collections of fossils and replicas of ancient animals such as the Apatosaurus and Mammoth, among others. The museum stages the Mayapada Show every weekend, where travellers will be able to witness wildlife put on a delightful show under the guidance of the park’s staff.

Address: Jl. Oro-Oro Ombo No. 9, Kota Wisata Batu, East Java Indonesia

Entrance Fee

Monday to Thursday: IDR40,000

Friday to Sunday: IDR60,000

 

Eco Green Park

The Eco Green Park is the first ecology tour park in East Java designed in a quaint village-like atmosphere – is ideal for those who are into environmental conservation and love animals. There are over 35 educational areas is set up in the park such as Walking Bird, Jungle Adventure, World of Parrot, Earthquake Simulator, waste management process and more. Find out the uniqueness of many birds and insects species of the world only in Eco Green Park.

Address: Jl. Oro-Oro Ombo No. 9a, Kota Wisata Batu, East Java Indonesia

Entrance Fee

Monday to Thursday: IDR40,000

Friday to Sunday: IDR 60,000

 

Museum Angkut

The first and biggest transportation museum in Asia built on a 3.8-hectare land, it exhibits over 300 vehicles from all over the world, starting from the classic to modern vehicles. Divided into 13 areas, each area represents different type of vehicles and their uniqueness. One such area is Buckingham Palace, where travellers can find the replica of the iconic vehicle called Land Rover Ceremonial, once used by Queen Elizabeth II.  In case travellers are hungry while looking at the vehicles, they can head to Pasar Apung Nusantara next to Museum Angkut to savour Indonesia traditional cuisine.

Address: Jl. Terusan Sultan Agung No. 2, Kota Wisata Batu, East Java Indonesia

Entrance Fee

Monday to Thursday: IDR60,000

Friday to Sunday: IDR80,000

 

Predator Fun Park

The latest addition of Jawa Timur Park group, Predator Fun Park is the first predator conservation park in Indonesia. Travellers can see with their own eyes the various collection of predator species collections raging from piranhas and sting rays to crocodiles, including replicas of various ancient predators. Be sure to try to feed certain predators directly.

Address: Jl. Raya Tlekung No. 315 Junrejo, Kota Wisata Batu, East Java Indonesia

Entrance Fee

Monday to Thursday: IDR30,000

Friday to Sunday: IDR50,000

 

Batu Night Spectacular

Batu Night Spectacular is an amazing night theme park where travellers and their family can enjoy the freshness of Batu City while watching the beautifully gleaming lamps from the Sepeda Udara (Air Bike) ride, one of the 35 fascinating rides available here. Some heart-warming attractions at Batu Night Spectacular are Lantern Garden, Trick Art Gallery, 4D Theater, Battle Area and Laser Mission. There are also thrilling rides for those who are adventurous such as Megamix, Graviton, Haunted House and Magic Bounce, among others.

Address: Jl. Oro-Oro Ombo No. 200, Kota Wisata Batu, East Java Indonesia

Entrance Fee

Monday to Thursday: 20,000 IDR

Friday to Sunday: 30,000 IDR

 

Where to stay?

Pohon Inn Hotel

Pohon Inn Hotel, situated close to every Jawa Timur Park Group’s destination, is the only hotel in Indonesia that is designed with its façade looking like an enormous tree and revolving restaurant called “Jungle Fast Food” that allows travellers to see the leopard, cheetah and jaguar playing in their confines through glass and comes complete with wild jungle atmosphere. Such a great place for those seeking new experiences!

A: Jl. Oro-Oro Ombo No. 9 Kota Wisata Batu, East Java Indonesia

T: +62 341 596111

W: pohoninn.jawatimurpark2.com

 

Klub Bunga Butik Resort

Klub Bunga Butik Resort is an impressive club house resort on a 12-hectare land filled with lush tropical greenery and offers the breathtaking view of Mount Seteru, Mount Welirang and Mount Arjuno. Klub Bunga does not only provide a great view but also comes with 20 facilities for travellers’ pleasure, from swimming pool to karaoke hall. This place suits travellers on all occasions, either on leisure or business trip, for honeymooning or family bondi as Klub Bunga Butik Resort not only provides room but villas too!

A: Jalan Kartika No. 1, Kota Wisata Batu, East Java Indonesia

T: +62 341 594777

W: www.klubbungabutikresort.com

 

Experience this excitement with Sri Sutra Travel!

Sri Sutra Travel is an outstanding travel agency offering the perfect combination of travel that includes airport transfer, accommodation, vehicle rental and other related services. To ensure a fun-filled holiday in Kota Wisata Batu and Jatimpark, get in touch with Sri Sutra Travel, whose staff are able to make travellers’ experience more convenient and cost effective.

A: No. 22A, Persiaran 65C, Pekeliling Business Centre, Off Jalan Pahang Barat, 53000 Kuala Lumpur

T: +6 03 4026 6600/6677

W: www.sutra.my

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