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Taman Safari: Where Wild Animals Roam Free

Taman Safari: Where Wild Animals Roam Free


Taman Safari: Where Wild Animals Roam FreeIf you like to observe wild animals like tigers, lions and crocodiles in their native habitat, then Taman Safari Indonesia is just for you.

Taman Safari Indonesia or the Indonesian Safari Park is a conservation center as well as a modern zoological garden with various collections of flora and fauna. In this Park, you will not only enjoy the beauty of it‘s nature, but also interact directly or watch the animals wander around freely. Visitors can also travel in this conservation area using their private car or a provided bus through these amazing wild habitats.

In Indonesia, Safari Parks are available in three provinces; Taman Safari I in Cisarua Bogor, West Java , Taman Safari II in Mount Arjuna, Prigen, East Java , and Taman Safari III (Bali Safari and Marine Park) in Serongga Gianyar, Bali . Among these three tourist sites, Taman Safari I in Bogor is the most famous site for domestic as well as foreign tourists.  It was built in 1930 and previously called Radio Safari Garden and Taman Safari Televisi Indonesia.  It is also a buffer zone for Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park and is situated 900 to 1,800 meters above sea level.
Taman Safari: Where Wild Animals Roam FreeTaman Safari has a collection of animals from nearly all over the world and local animals such as komodos, rhinoceros, bisons, sun bears, white tigers, elephants, anoa, etc. There are more than 2,500 animals in Taman Safari Bogor with hundreds of species currently being maintained.
Upon entering Taman Safari Bogor, visitors will notice sensational shady trees and cool weather from Mount Gede Pangrango. It will certainly attract you to start your adventure in open nature.
Using cars, you will enter various habitats of tame and wild animals such as tigers, lions, komodo, bears and crocodiles.  Although you are not allowed to get out of your car or open your door or window, you still can see the animals activities closely.  Traveling with your children in this location will certainly be unforgetable. Don’t forget to take pictures of these amazing animals.
Taman Safari: Where Wild Animals Roam FreeAfter watching animals in their habitats, you can take your children to enjoy various animal attractions performed by orangutangs, dogs and even goats.  These attractions take  about half an hour.  You could also visit the bird park, animal education show, reptiles, baby zoo, elephant and horse riding, safari trek, and wild-wild west exhibits.
If your children like to see cowboys in action, then you could take them to the Wild-Wild West. It is a show in a cowboy-like setting. Especially if it’s your children’s first time to see Asian cowboys.

Another interesting venue to see is Baby Zoo, where you could cuddle animal babies and take their pictures. After visiting such venues, you could eat at one of the food vender stands.  Before going home, don’t forget to buy souvenirs.

To Stay

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Hotel Bonita Resort & Convention

Jalan Raya Puncak no. 477 KM 78 Cisarua 16750

Arimbi Cibulan Suites

Jl. Raya Puncak KM 79 No.12A Puncak

Taman Teratai Hotel

JL. Raya Puncak KM. 77 16750

Villa Rumah Jiddah

Jalan Lembah Nyiur 16750

Graha Dinar Hotel

Jalan Raya Puncak No 79 , Kopo , Cisarua , Bogor 16750

RedDoorz near Taman Wisata Matahari

Jl. Raya Puncak No. 79 16750

Villa Bravira

Jalan Lembah Nyiur Kp. Cidokom , Desa Kopo RT 01 RW 10 16750

PP University

Jalan Raya Puncak Km 77 16750

Griya Astoeti Hotel

Jl. Raya Puncak Km.79,3 Cisarua Puncak

Villa Bango - Puncak Nature Beauty with 1.2 hect.

Jalan Desa Cilember No 121 16750

Villa Jatimas Hijau

Jl. Raya Hankam Cisarua Km. 82, Jogjogan, Puncak. 16750

Grand Ussu Hotel and Convention

Jalan Raya Puncak KM 79 no.62 14250

To Stay

The management offers caravan-services for staying the night. A caravan provides a modest kitchen, toilet and comfortable beds. One is enough for a small family of four. It’s very convenient if you want to enjoy an entire day on the free-zone and continue with the Night Safari.

Taman Safari itself lies at Puncak Pass, an area lined with various kinds of lodgings, from a simple bed and breakfast to a bungalow or a villa. So just look around for signs. You’ll never be out of options around this area.

To Buy

Into cute stuff?â The exotic animal plush toys are a must! The Shrek’s Puss in Boots has nothing on Tamanâ Safari’s very own tiger plush doll.

Inside Taman Safari, there are at least three official outlets selling merchandises, clothings, trinkets, and of course, cute stuff!

Get Around

For regular entry (during the day), driving your own car will give you the most control in when to stop to take pictures, for instance. If you’re more interested in the Night Safari, we recommend you to take the shuttle. There’s a guide in each shuttle who’ll be able to explain to you about the wildlife out there.

After you’ve passed all the Safari environments, you’ll reach a free-zone where you can park your car and proceed on foot. This free-zone offers a variety of themed rides and scheduled entertainments (the menacing tigers, the acrobatic seagulls, and the hunting eagles, to name three).

Get There

Its not difficult to reach Taman Safari. Its located near the Puncak Pass area–a favorite site for Jakartans for relaxing. From Jakarta , you can take a rented car or buy a tour package offered by your favorite travel agent. Visiting Taman Safari is not only fun, but also an educational experience for your children about various types of flora and fauna.

To Eat

At the free-zone there are several stalls selling food. And there are two restaurants providing both western and eastern cuisine. Taman Safari also provides several spots where you can have a family picnic.

To Do

Try the regular daytime Safari. Then on your next trip, try the Night Safari. Each offers a different kind of experience.

At the free-zone, there’s a spot where you can buy some carrots to feed the elephants with. Every three hours, these friendly elephants also put on an entertaining show.

Riding the Cable Car is a must. From above, you’ll be able to see how vast Taman Safari actually is. Why not try enjoying a ride?â Heck, embrace your child within and try all of them!â 

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