There are lots of places and things to do in Jakarta available for you to enjoy and spending quality time with your family. The zoo for example is a great outdoor activity to spend a day with your children. They can never get bored getting to know animals especially the ones that are native to Indonesia. Ragunan Zoo is located south of Jakarta and it is home to several endangered species such as the orangutans, komodo dragons, Sumatran tiger and many more. The zoo also includes pony rides and tour, playground and kiddy rides for your little ones to be kept entertained.
Water parks are another way to find yourself and your family for some things to do in Jakarta. Great water parks are available at some big malls is Jakarta. Pondok Indah Mall III and Lippo Cikarang are malls with fun outdoor water parks. Kidzania located at the Pacific Place Mall is a fun indoor activity for kids with a role playing themed park. Here, children can learn to role play up to 70 professions such as to become a pilot, chef, doctor and many more. Kidzania are open daily in two different sessions, 9 am to 2 pm and 3 pm to 8 pm.
We at Wonderful Indonesia (www.indonesia.travel), recommend you and your family to go do “Ice Skating at Sky Rink” to add up on one of your lists of things to do in Jakarta. The ice rink is located at the top floor of Taman Anggrek Mall in West of Jakarta. Lessons are available and are open to public every day. Another favorite family based activity to do in Jakarta is paintball. Located in the South of Jakarta, Laser Game is the perfect place for some fun paintball competition. This type of activity is great for children at the ages of 8 and above. Adults are welcome too to enjoy the mess of paintball.
On the weekends, Sunday in particular, stroll around the main street of Jalan Sudirman and Jalan Thamrin in a car free day activity. This is one other top things to do in Jakarta while you’re still visiting. Enjoy the non-crowded, no traffic view of Jakarta for a day to relax and do some physical activities with your family starting at 6 am until 11 am. As crowded as it can be, it is possible to make Jakarta free from traffic at least at some main streets and once a week. For more information regarding all the places listed above, feel free to visit our website.