Where are you planning to go this weekend? To the mall? Park? Or just spending your time at home?
Weekends are the opportunities for you and your family to have fun and spend quality time together. It is also your time to get away from work and stress. While you’re in Jakarta—where almost EVERYTHING is available —How about going to a water park this weekend? You can try the water rides, swimming, or just playing with your kids in the water. Admit it—not only children love to play in the water, right?
Here are 5 water parks in Jakarta and surrounding areas you can choose to visit this weekend:
- Snowbay Jakarta
Snowbay water park that is situated in the Taman Mini Indonesia Indah complex. This water park is one of the most favorite holiday getaways for Jakartans. Don’t get fooled by its name—you won’t find any snowflakes here. ‘Snow’ in the name only refers to the visual theme of the park. There are many rides in this water park, such as Everslide, Ghost Valley, Tube Coaster, VFlush Bowl, and many more.
Opening hours : 09.00 – 18.00 WIB Price : Rp140.000 (Mon – Fri), Rp180.000 (Weekends and public holidays) Address : Jalan Pintu II, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah complex, East Jakarta Contact : 021 – 87783530, www.snowbay.co.id
- Waterboom Lippo Cikarang
Waterboom Lippo Cikarang is the most popular water parks around Jakarta. Expect a number of fun water slides (both for kids and adults), kiddy pools, and tubing pools in this arena. You will also love the green and lush surrounding that adds pleasure to your weekend getaway in the middle of humid Jakarta. If you want ‘dryer’ activities, there is also an outbound activity area in Waterboom Lippo Cikarang.
Opening hours : 10.00-18.00 (Mon – Fri), 08.00-18.00 (weekend and public holidays) Price : Rp60.000 (Mon – Fri), Rp95.000 (Weekend and public holidays) Address : Jalan Madiun Kav. 115 Lippo Cikarang, Cikarang, West Java Contact : 021-89907814, www.waterboomlippocikarang.com
- Atlantis Water Adventure
Atlantis Water Adventure (Atlantis) is the rejuvenated Gelanggang Renang Samudera, established in 1974. Atlantis sits on 5 hectares of land, with water adventures across 8 major pools: Poseidon, Antila, Plaza Atlas, Aquarius, Octopus, Atlantean, and Kiddy Pool.
Opening hours : 08.00-18.00 WIB (Mon – Fri), 07.00-20.00 WIB (weekend and public holidays) Price : Rp95.000 (Mon-Fri), Rp185.000 (weekend and public holidays) Address : Ancol Dreamland, Jalan Lodan Timur No 7 North Jakarta Contact : 021-29222222
- The Jungle Adventure
A Short fun-filled weekend getaway to Bogor would not be complete if you didn’t stop by at this popular spot: The Jungle Adventure, dubbed as the biggest, most adventurous, and most convenient water park in Indonesia. This water park has plenty of attractions for both kids and adults, such as Kiddy Pool, Fountain Futsal, leisure pool, and Kawah Ratu. In addition to the many water attractions, The Jungle also features a bird park with exotic Indonesian birds such as eagles, parrot, starlings, hornbills, and many more.
Opening hours : 09.00 – 17.00 WIB Price : Rp80.000 (weekdays), Rp95.000 (weekends and public holidays) Address : Bogor Nirwana Residence (BNR) area, Jalan Dreded Pahlawan, Bogor, West Java Contact : 0251-8212666, www.thejungleadventure.com
- Pondok Indah Water Park
If you’re looking for water park without going far, then Pondok Indah Water Park can be your option. Located right next to Pondok Indah Mall, this water park is the go to destination for many Jakartans. Pondok Indah Water Park offers numerous water rides, from Wave Pool to Lazy River
Opening hours : 06.00-21.00 WIB (every day) Price : Rp100.000 (weekdays), Rp150.000 (weekends and public holidays), Rp75.000 (after 6pm during Monday to Thursday), Rp100.000 (after 6pm during weekend and public holidays) Address : Pondok Indah Mall, Jalan Metro Pondok Indah, South Jakarta Contact : 021-7506750, www.pondokindahwaterpark.co.id
In Jakarta, you have many ways to refresh your mind. You can go to the park, shopping at malls, or going to water park with your family. Have fun splashing!