A day at the farm is something we all love to do. Good news city slickers! Jakarta offers an abundance of great farms that the kids and family can visit together. Here are some of our favorite farms and petting zoos in and around Jakarta. Go on now – try one this weekend.
This is one of the best farms in Jakarta and is only 45 minutes from central Jakarta. Once you get there, you’ll get your very own hat to keep the sun off your face. Animals here are kept in excellent condition and your kids will learn how to feed and interact with them. As well as animals, you’ll learn about plants, fruits, vegetables and more. Your little ones will have fun petting rabbits and feeding the ducks.
Kuntum Nurseries, Jl. Raya Tajur No. 291 Bogor, +62 51 8356752, https://kuntumfarmfield.wordpress.com/
Located in Sawangan just 45 minutes from central Jakarta, this is a fun farm with kids in tow. There are lots for kids to do including feeding cows, goats, ducks, rabbits, horses, chickens, and more. They will also learn how to plant food, farm rice and manage other plants often found on farms. They can ride horses and go fishing too! There’s also an outbound park where kids can run around and burn off lots of energy before heading home.
D’Kandang, Jl. Penarikan (PGRI), Pasir Putih, Sawangan, +62 21 77887138, https://dkandang.co.id/wp/
Located 30 minutes from Pondok Indah, it’s an easy place to visit on the weekend. This is an educational farm, so the kids will be kept busy. The farm is open for fields trips, outings, birthday parties, family gatherings and more. Kids will get to see turtles, tortoise, snakes, hedgehogs, and many more. This is also the biggest hedgehog farm in Indonesia with more than 700.
Bintaro Mini Farm, Jl. Mesjid Baitis Salmah, Tegal Rotan, Bintaro, +62 812 80 989 08 www.wisataedukasi.com/
This is one of our favorite places to go on the weekend. The mini farm has lots of activities on offer. You can feed the koi carp, meet and greet the buffalo, pet rabbits, watch butterflies, and learn how rice grows in the paddy field. This is a lovely green space the entire family will enjoy spending time at together.
Scientia Square Park, Jl. Scientia Boulevard Gading Serpong, Tangerang, +62 21 29171268 www.scientiasquarepark.com/
This is an organic bee farm located in Cibur. Here, you and the kids will learn about the role of the worker bee, how to harvest honey, taste honey, and even get up close and personal with some of them. They have a farm store too, where you can stock up on lots of lovely honey products before heading home. This is a great place to visit at the weekend.
Wiladatika Honeybee Farm, Jl. Jambore 1, Cibubur, +62 21 844 5104, www.madupramuka.com
There’s lots for kids to do here. From exploring, playing and learning, they’re bound to have a fun time. The environment is fun and friendly! Kids will learn about outdoor life, feed fish, rabbits, deer, milk the cows, make yogurt, catch doves and so much more. The farm is open from 8am to 4pm every day, making it a fun and easy option for the family to get to.
Sentul Fresh Farm, Kp. Cijulang Rt.03 Rw 03 Desa Cadasngampar Kec. Sukaraja Bogor, +62 21858 1741 7974, https://sentulfresh.com/