Jakarta is a city bubbling with activities to do for kids and families alike. Explore what this fabulous city has to offer! Whether you fancy bowling, water park mania, shopping, beach time or off the beaten track activities, we have provided a list of our favorite ways to explore in and around Jakarta, so take your pick and have an unforgettable Summer! Check out our list of top things to do with kids in Jakarta over the summer months.
Currently, there are plenty of inspiring workshops for the little ones. From arts and craft, science, gardening, cooking, even to information technology, you surely can find the perfect class that fits your child's passion. Fortunately, they always have interesting summer camp during school's holidays. Check out our handy guide to top summer camps in Jakarta 2019.
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Take a break from the heat and cool down on the ice, or take skating classes from the pros at Sky Rink at Mall Taman Anggrek. Another ice skating playground Bintaro Jaya Xchange, the biggest ice rink in Indonesia, is located in South Tangerang, just a 30-minute drive from South Jakarta via the toll road. It's blades of glory time!
Sky Rink, Mall Taman Anggrek level 3, Jl. Letj. S. Parman, West Jakarta, +62 21 564 2888 / 564 3888, www.taman-anggrek-mall.com
BX Rink, Bintaro Jaya Xchanger level UG, Boulevard Bintaro Jaya Blok O-2, Bintaro Jaya Sektor VII, South Tangerang, +62 21 2986 5000, www.bintarojayaxchange.com/BXRink
Held from May 22-June 30, 2019, the Jakarta Fair will open with a bang, with fireworks lighting up the evening sky on opening night. Shop for all kinds of Indonesian-made products and have fun at the Night Market Fair with the whole fam! You'll find cars and motorbikes, computers, handicrafts, household items, plus food and drink and more...there's something for everyone! This year, attendees will also enjoy nightly concerts by Indonesia’s top singers and bands, so make sure to check the website for the extensive lineup!
Jakarta Fair, www.jakartafair.co.id
Do any of your kids change their careers daily? Perhaps a policeman one day and a veterinarian the next? At Kidzania your kids will be able to get their hands into more than 100 different careers, including firefighters, doctors, and pilots. This interactive, indoor activity center, located in Pacific Place, teaches kids the value of money by allowing them to buy and sell goods as well. Fun and educational, Kidzania is a win-win for all!
Kidzania, Pacific Place level 6, Sudirman Central Business District, South Jakarta, +62 21 515 4888 ext. 100, www.kidzania.co.id
Slides, pools, lazy rivers, surf time, let's go! Want to beat the heat without putting ice skates on? Cool off in some of Jakarta’s many amazing water parks for a fun day out for the entire family. Check out Little Steps guide to Jakarta Water Parks for some awesome choices.
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Taman Safari, located approximately one and half hours (traffic dependent) south of Jakarta in the mountain community of Puncak, is truly a family adventure. Drive through the park and view the animals in their natural habitat, all from the comfort of your car. Be sure to check out their website for any special events or shows which take place on weekends.
Taman Safari, Jl. Raya Puncak KM 601, Cisarua, Bogor, West Java, +62 21 825 0000, www.bogor.tamansafari.com.
An amazing swimming pool, a cozy kids club, or a mouth-watering kids menu is only a glimpse of what families can get at these stylish accommodations in the capital city of Indonesia. Whether it is a splurge at a 4- or 5-star hotel or stay at a budget-friendly lively boutique hotel, we make sure you'll get the rest you deserve and the fun you have been waiting for. Check out the Little Steps guide to the best family-friendly hotels in Jakarta!
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Pancar Mountain (Gunung Pancar) Campsite offers you a night-stay in the wilderness without any worries. Take a Glamping package to experience nature's seclusion in tents while 24/7 reliable rangers are always standing nearby. The toilet and bathroom are very proper and comfortable. If you want to explore Bidadari Waterfall, book a tent at KM Zero. For sporty family's, Wispavo site is perfect since there are various sports facilities, including a swimming pool.
Glamping Gunung Pancar, Kp. Ciburial RT 3/3, Desa Karang Tengah, Babakan Madang, Bogor, Indonesia, +62 812 9016 1108, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.thecarpenteroutdoor.com
Kids and adults alike love a trip to the museum and in Jakarta, there are plenty of great museums to choose from for kids big and small. Good news culture-vultures, Little Steps has put together our favorites for you and your family to enjoy. Go on now, take in a bit of culture in your city.
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New to Jakarta? Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII) is cited as one of Jakarta’s most cultural centers, which highlights each of the country’s 26 provinces, with 14 museums, interactive pavilions showcasing Indonesia’s culture, dances, architecture and clothing. Take a break from the cultural highlights and relax in the IMAX theater and cable cars. Check out their opening times for other attractions available at Taman Mini.
Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Jl. Taman Mini 1, East Jakarta, + 62 21 8779 2078, www.tamanmini.com
Looking for some fun in the sun with the kids, but don't know where to go? Luckily for you, this city has a ton of fun and quirky playgrounds on offer, so no matter where you reside on The Big Durian there is also a fun playground nearby. Outdoor playgrounds in Jakarta are designed for kids of all ages. Here's our list of the best outdoor play areas & playgrounds for the kiddos!
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When your little munchkins are climbing the walls, it's time to get them moving! Let them burn off steam in a fun and safe indoor play area, where they can climb, jump, slide, and tumble. We've got the scoop on Jakarta's best indoor play spaces for exercise, education, and fun! Don't forget to bring socks!
Top Playrooms in Jakarta, www.littlestepsasia.com/jakarta/articles/play/top-playrooms-jkt
Houbii offers various exercise attractions for all ages who love to be fit in a recreative way. Check out these cool features: Main Trampoline Area It covers Rope Course (for you who don't fear heights), Dodge Ball, Tumble Tracks, Rock Wall and Ninja Course. Suitable for kids aged 6 until teenagers aged 16. High-Performance Area The features: Airbag, Free Run and Wall Run are recommended for skillful jump junkies. Extreme Slide This 7-meter high and 90-degree fun speeder will test your adrenaline on top. Suitable for children aged 6 - 16.
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