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11 Best Ecotourism Experiences and Destinations near Jakarta Indonesia – The Natural Refreshers

by Yoga Adi

Continuing our last journey in the interesting locations around Jakarta, the Big City of Indonesia, places that never be expected to be the best but yet still give us a high amount of enjoyment in every second, we want to give you, once more, the attractions located around our beloved capital city of Jakarta.

But this time around, it’s gonna be different. It can be way different than usual. Rather than focusing on the malls, restaurants, and other fancy buildings, we’re gonna take you to somewhere fresher where oxygen is abundent in the best ecotourism experiences and destinations near Jakarta Indonesia.

1 – Srengseng Mangrove Forest

As the first on our list, that is also one beautiful location of things to do in West Jakarta, Srengseng Mangrove Forest is the best ecotourism you can get in this busy city. Srengseng is the lungs of West Jakarta, with about 4 thousand dense trees and 60 variety of plantation. It’s really simple, and yet so refreshing.

Location: West Jakarta

Average Cost: Rp1.000,-

Most Suitable for: Anyone who wants to look for green areas and refreshing places

What You Can Enjoy: Nice and calm situation

Best Time to Visit: Morning

2 – PIK Mangrove Forest

Looks the same as the location we mentioned earlier, PIK Mangrove forest which is also included in the best ecotourism experiences and destinations near Jakarta Indonesia is also a very good place to visit. The tourists can enjoy both the mangrove forest located strategically inside an elite residence and also the comfy resting places.

Location: Kapuk Muara, Penjaringan, Jakarta

Average Cost: Rp25.000,-

Most Suitable for: Taking pictures, forest exploring, social media lovers

What You Can Enjoy: A great view of a mangrove forest from the best place possible

Best Time to Visit: Morning to Afternoon

3 – Suropati Park

As an icon from things to do in Jakarta Central Park, many people would like to spend their sweet time in Suropati Park. People usually coming here for enjoying the fresh oxygen in the morning. Sometimes, they can interact with animals around, like pigeons and rabbits.

Location: Menteng, Central Jakarta

Average Cost: Free for all

Most Suitable for: Jogging, Exercising, picture hunting

What You Can Enjoy: Clean and comfortable park completed with some great facilities

Best Time to Visit: Morning

4 – The Garden Museum (Museum in the middle of a garden)

Uniquely located museum as the fourth one in best ecotourism experiences and destinations near Jakarta Indonesia is called The Garden Museum. The museum contains antique stuff not only from Indonesia, but also from other countries such as Japan, China, and European Countries.

Location: Bangka, Mangka Prprt, Jakarta

Average Cost: Free of charge

Most Suitable for: Taking pictures, history lovers, antique lovers

What You Can Enjoy: A glimpse of old and high-valuable items from all over the world

Best Time to Visit: Morning to Evening

5 – Cattleya Park

For anyone who wants to enjoy the free sports facilities, this place called Cattleya Park is the one they should visit. As one of aesthetic places in Jakarta for photo hunting, Cattleya can give a nice and refreshing experience of natural heaven located around Taman Anggrek Mall of Jakarta.

Location: Tomang Barat, Jakarta

Average Cost: Free

Most Suitable for: Excercising, Doing some sport for free, Jogging

What You Can Enjoy: Free sport facilities, nicely made jogging track, healthy environment

Best Time to Visit: Morning

6 – Tanah Tingal Forest

So, in this very city, you can actually find so many reputable, nice, and comfortable city forest like this one called Tanah Tingal Forest. The forest is located a bit far from Jakarta, which is in Banten. It’s the most comfortable and highly refreshing place there. Make sure to visit it while you have the time.

Location: Ciputat, Tangerang, Banten

Average Cost: Free of entrance ticket

Most Suitable for: Jogging, exercising

What You Can Enjoy: Well-developed forest environment, kinds of feature1

Best Time to Visit: Morning

7 – Festival Beach

As one of the best ecotourism experiences and destinations near Jakarta Indonesia, everyone in Jakarta surely knows the name of Festival Beach. Basically it’s mostly known as the iconic Ancol Beach. Aside from enjoying the beach itself, people are also visiting the attractions located inside Ancol tourism area.

Location:  Pantai Ancol, Central Jakarta

Average Cost: Rp25.000,-

Most Suitable for: Refreshing, swimming, stress relieving

What You Can Enjoy: Beautiful beach, several visitable location or attractions

Best Time to Visit: Morning to Afternoon

8 – Allianz Ecopark

As one great location inside things to do in North Jakarta, Allianz Ecopark became a refreshing and educational location at the same time. In there, you can find some interesting stuff like Eco-Art, Eco-Nature, Eco-Care, Eco-Island, Eco-Energy, and also Faunaland.

Location: Pademangan, North Jakarta

Average Cost:             Rp125.000,-

Most Suitable for: Learning about eco tourism

What You Can Enjoy: All the interesting sections

Best Time to Visit: Morning to Afternoon

9 – Bekasi City Forest

In the ninth place in the best ecotourism experiences and destinations near Jakarta Indonesia, we want to introduce you to a city forest located in Bekasi. Most people are very familiar with this park called Patriot Bina Bangsa forest. For people who live around Bekasi, which is known for having a hot temperature, this forest is a true helper.

Location: Kayuringin Jaya, South Bekasi

Average Cost: Free for entrance

Most Suitable for: Reading, exercising, jogging

What You Can Enjoy: Fresh oxgen, healthy and quiet environment

Best Time to Visit: Morning

10 – JimBARan Outdoor Lounge

This is what the best combination of natural aspects with restaurant, cafe, and lounge looks like. JimBARan, which is considered to be as one of the best instagram worthy restaurants and cafe in Jakarta can be a really nice place for hangout, brain storming with your staffs, or just having a good time with your best friends.

Location: Sudirman, Jakarta

Average Cost: Rp450.000,-

Most Suitable for: Hangout with friends and family

What You Can Enjoy: Nice vibe, Live music, full bar services, live entertainment

Best Time to Visit: Everytime

11 – The Twin House

The Twin House is rather very homey and really comfortable as a place for gathering, especially with family. The decoration looks really simple with the combination from the building and the garden that also used as a place for eating. It’s really comfortable here, especially if you want to celebrate something with your friends and family.

Location: Fatmawati, Jakarta

Average Cost: Rp250.000,-

Most Suitable for: Family dinner, dating

What You Can Enjoy: Homey place, good foods, nice environment

Best Time to Visit: Everytime

A view from Suropati Park, Jakarta

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