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13 Top Things to Do in Ancol Dreamland Jakarta

by Yoga Adi

You know Ancol, right? This little paradise located in Jakarta. It becomes an oasis for the tiring and busy schedule in daily activity. Plus not too expensive, Ancol makes it to the heart of the people of Jakarta. Many many rides you can try in this area. It’s a perfect place to enjoy with the whole family and friends.

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So what are the attractions you can find in here? We recap it to the list of top 13 things to do in Ancol Dreamland Jakarta, Indonesia.

1. Dufan

The first place in the list of the top 13 things to do in Ancol Jakarta Indonesia is Dufan. Dufan (Dunia Fantasi) or Fantasy World open to public on August 29, 1986, and popularly known as Dufan, is the first theme park developed by Ancol. Dunaia Fantasy (Dufan) is the largest outdoor entertainment center ever in whole Indonesia that pampers visitors with World of Fantasy, through a variety of high-tech gaming contents, divided into 8 regions: Indonesia, Jakarta, Asia, Europe, America, Greece, Hikayat and Balada Kera.

In addition to the game attractions, the area also has a number of restaurants and souvenir shops. Widespread Fantasy World reaches 9.5 hectares of the planned development of 552 hectares of integrated entertainment area of ​​Taman Impian Jaya Ancol. Such a great place.

  • Entry Ticket : Rp325.000,-
  • Opening hours :Everyday from 10.00-22.00

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2. Ocean Dream Ancol

One of the several tourist rides that exist in the area of ​​Ancol Dreamland Park, which is not forgotten is the Ocean Dream Ancol. This family tours located within the area of ​​Taman Impian Jaya Ancol Jakarta has long been a prima donna for the visitors. In addition to Dufan and other rides in this place.

As the name suggests, Ocean Dream offers the kind of tour that is always liked by almost everyone in water tourism. The tour is a family tour that is very popular by all people at all ages, from children to grandparents. And as the name implies Ocean Dream also offers a kind of water tour that is very interesting and very exciting. Its location which is near the sea is also a special attraction for tourists. Its recommended.

  • Entry Ticket : Rp95.000,
  • Opening hours : Everyday from 09.00-17.30 (18.00 on weekend)

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3. Sea World

SeaWorld Ancol can be a choice of family attractions in Jakarta. Not only offers entertainment, on this rides travelers can also learn a lot about the underwater life. Packed with Educational, Conservation and Entertainment nuances, it is suitable for family recreation in Jakarta.

With thousands of marine biota collections like freshwater and marine fish, reptiles, invertebrates and mammals are ready to feature attractions on the giant aquariums. This one is also the first and only underwater aquarium in Indonesia, with an area of ​​2 Ha.

SeaWorld Ancol has about 7,300 freshwater biota consisting of 48 species of fish, 1 species of reptile to marine biota consisting of 11,500 of biota consisting of 138 species of fish and invertebrates and 3 types of reptiles. The biota are featured in 28 displays divided into 9 freshwater aquariums and 19 aquariums as well as 4 open pools. Good thing for your children.

  • Entry Ticket : Rp85.000,-
  • Opening hours : Everyday from 09.00-18.00

4. Gondola

What’s more things to do in Ancol Jakarta? Ancol Gondola is one of the recreation facilities located in Taman Impian Jaya Ancol. Ancol Gondola has 37 units of trains (cabin) and once a trip +/- 2.4 km has travel time approximately 20 minutes. For its safety, Ancol Gondola is supported by high-tech computerization with system control and security for the convenience of every visitor.

The scenery that can be seen is Ancol Beach, Fantasy World, Atlantis Water Adventures, and Pasar Seni, and can enjoy the beauty of the sunset by flying with Ancol Gondola. Pretty good for the whole family or partner.

  • Entry Ticket :  Rp55.500,-
  • Opening hours : Everyday from 10.00-18.00

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5. The Beach and The Park

Ancol beach can be a day off alternative for the citizens of Jakarta and its surroundings. This is because there is no special retribution to enjoy the beauty of beaches and parks that exist in the Ancol area, visitors only pay admin fee when passing through the gate counter at the front entrance area Ancol.

After play some water on the beach that exist in Ancol area, visitors can enjoy some facilities available in the ancol area, both free or paid, some well-paid facilities are World Fantasy, ocean dream ocean, atlantis water adventure, ecopark, seaworld ancol , Mermaid cottages and others. Its a good place.

  • Entry Ticket : Rp25.000,-
  • Opening hours : Opens 24 hours

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6. Atlantis

Atlantis Water Adventure or often we call as Atlantis Ancol is one of the water game area contained in Ancol Dreamland Park. Standing on an area of ​​5 Ha offers plenty of exciting Water rides. Atlantis itself developed from Gelanggang Swimming Ancol to meet the needs of family recreation Indonesia.

Many activities that can be done during a visit to this one tourist attraction. Starting from Water Outbond, Rainbow Splash, Children’s Pool, Tanding Pool are some of the many rides available. Atlantis Water Adventure Ancol has an area of ​​5 hectares with various sportaiment rides and ponds. Consisting of 8 main pools, 13 game types, and 6 challenges as well as Crazy Highest Longest Slide, 2 skating tubes with a height of 18.6 m and 22.84 m respectively and lengths of 122 m and 149 m respectively. All will add splendor of your recreation to Ancol Atlantis this. What a great place, that’s why it made to the list of Top 13 Thing to Do in Ancol Jakarta Indonesia.

  • Entry Ticket : Rp170.000,-
  • Opening hours : Everyday from 08.00-18.00 (weekday) and 07.00-20.00(weekend)

7. Alive Museum

Alive Ancol Museum is a branch of the Alive Museum of Korea which previously existed in several other countries such as Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, China and Istanbul. Alive Ancol Museum offers paint and digital technology in 3D. Visitors can experience the sensation of all senses through the appearance of optical illusions and art media built by combining various interaction activities that enable visitors to experience a unique special experience.

Inside the Alive Museum there are several play zones with the theme of fantasy, dark road, horror, extreme, circus and travel. And as an Indo people can feel proud because there is 3D Monas as an icon city of Jakarta. At the same location there is Alive Star. You can take 2 tickets either to the Alive Museum or to the Alive Star Museum. You must try to come here too.

  • Entry Ticket : Rp100.000,-
  • Opening hours : Everyday from 10.00-21.00

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8. Ancol Art Market

In addition to the recreational facilities presented at Ancol, the paradise of art lovers is also present here. Yes, precisely in Ancol Art Market. At the art center of Ancol Art Market, there are hundreds of stalls of painters, craftsmen, sculptures, and other art craftsmen of high artistic value. This art market is initiated as a bridge of direct appreciation between the artist and the public as well as boost the spirit of the artists to continue working.

For those who have a hobby of photography, Ancol Art Market could be a target camera to visit. Hunting photos in the Art Market can be a new experience like being in the paradise of Indonesian art from classic to contemporary. Ancol Art Market is also suitable for gathering arts community who want to seek inspiration or learn directly from the artist. Perfect place for you, art lovers.

  • Entry Ticket : No entry ticket
  • Opening hours : Everyday from 10.00-20.00

9. Out bond Ocean Park Ancol

With skyscrapers and buildings in every corner of Jakarta City, it makes the impression Jakarta has no green open space for tourism or recreation. But make no mistake, in the north of Jakarta, there is one place like an oasis in the middle of the city, the Ocean Ecopark Ancol.

Ocean Ecopark Ancol is a park that functioned as green open land which has an area of ​​34 hectares. Historically, Ocean Ecopark Ancol was a golf course. But now it has been converted to a place with a variety of rare plants, various natural game rides, to the open stage ! So, Ocean Ecopark Ancol can be a suitable place for nature recreation and educational tour with family or friends.

  •  Entry Ticket : Based on the activities you choose (ranging from Rp25.000,- to Rp160.000,-)
  • Opening hours : Everyday from 06.00-18.00

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10. Love Port Bridge Ancol

NOT just Paris as a romantic location to perpetuate the love of a lover’s couple. In Ancol also have a Love Dock. Many couples crowded the Lock of Love bridge in Paris. That bridge suddenly became famous for the myth of the lock of love that will perpetuate their love.

But for Indonesian tourists, now do not need all the way to come to Paris or South Korea to immortalize love through a padlock. The reason, in Ancol there is also a dock where couples perpetuate their love through a padlock bearing the initials of their names.   This place is named as the Love Dock, where many couples have installed a padlock on the bridge that leads to the sea. In contrast to most of the existing bridge, the bridge in the Love Dock is given a strong concrete so sturdy and will not be fragile. Just like your love.

  • Entry Ticket : Totally free
  • Opening hours : No opening hours

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Other Attractions Near Ancol

After exploring some rides in Ancol, now lets take a walk to other attractions near Ancol. Check these out the things to do in Ancol Jakarta, Indonesia:

11. Indonesia Bank Museum

Banking, banking, and then banking. Sounds boring to you?. Well, actually the museum of it is the opposite of that. this is actually one of the most interesting museums in the area. The Bank Indonesia Museum takes a modern multimedia and interactive approach to telling the story of banks in Indonesia.

It covers relevant history and has an emphasis on the production of bank notes.The location of this museum is in the Pintu Besar Utara street number 3. Its a good place.

  • Entry Ticket : Free !
  • Opening hours : Tuesday – Saturday from 08.30-16.00

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12. Cathedral Jakarta

The Jakarta Cathedral Church (official name: Santa Maria Patron Appointed To Heaven, De Kerk van Onze Lieve Vrouwe ten Hemelopneming) is a church in Jakarta. This church building was inaugurated in 1901 and built with neo-gothic architecture from Europe, a very common architecture used to build a church building several centuries ago.

The present church was designed and initiated by Father Antonius Dijkmans and the laying of the first stone was performed by Pro-vicar, Carolus Wenneker. This work was later followed by Cuypers-Hulswit when Dijkmans could not continue, and was later inaugurated and blessed on 21 April 1901 by Mgr. Edmundus Sybradus Luypen, S.J., Apostolic Vicar of Jakarta. Its a nice place to visit.

  • Entry Ticket : Free!
  • Opening hours : Opens every time

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13. Old Town Jakarta

Last thing in the Top 13 Thing to Do in Ancol Jakarta Indonesia, is the Old Town Jakarta. Old Batavia is a term from the Old Town of Jakarta is a trading center for the Asian continent during the Dutch East Indies era. History of the Old City of Jakarta At that time the goblets and merchants from around the world, especially Asia made the transaction here. By the sailors of Europe this region is also dubbed the “Queen of the East” as well as the “Asian Gem”. The area of ​​this city crosses the area of ​​West Jakarta and North Jakarta and has an area of ​​approximately 139 hectares.

Currently the Old City of Jakarta became a tourist attraction where there are various buildings or buildings with European and Chinese-style architecture. The buildings have been built since the 17th century. So if you’re into historical place, this is the perfect place.

  • Entry Ticket : No entry ticket to enter Old Town Jakarta area
  • Opening hours : No opening hours for the area itself except the museums

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That’s it, several attractions in Ancol Jakarta. Actually, there’s more thing you can explore all the things to do in Ancol , and make a great experience of it, careful not to get lost though. Make a very nice memory of it, and please keep the environment clean, to make the beauty of those places still maintained. Enjoy your holiday in Indonesia, have a great day and enjoy all the things to do in Ancol!

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