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10 Things to Do in Malino (Breathtaking Scenery)

by Hindarko Luh Setyawanto

Malino, which is situated 90 km from the downtown Makassar, is a famous tourist area since the Dutch colonial era. Malino is located in a mountainous area so it is blessed with beautiful scenery and cool air. Therefore Malino becomes a favorite tourist destination for residents of Makassar and in the neighborhood. Let’s find out the top things to do in Malino South Sulawesi Indonesia ..!

1. Visiting Malino Highlands.

Malino Highlands is located at an altitude of 1,200 meters above sea level and has a tea garden with an area of about 200 hectares. The all-green nature of the mountains and the hillsides are the attraction of this place.

A walk in the tea garden while breathing fresh air is a must-do activity. During the rainy season, the air temperature here is very cold and can reach 10 degrees Celsius, even often decorated with fog.

How to Get There

Malino Highlands is located in Pattapang Village, Tinggimoncong, Gowa Regency. The admission is Rp 50,000 for adults and Rp 25,000 for children.

2. Visiting Takapala Waterfall

Takapala Waterfall is one of the waterfalls in Malino which is often visited by tourists. Takapala Waterfall has a height of 109 meters with a very strong water stream.

Below the waterfall there is a pool that has a strong current. Facilities at Takapala Waterfall are quite good such as toilets and food stalls selling a variety of snacks.

How to Get There

Takapala Waterfall is located in Bulutana Village, Tinggimoncong, Gowa Regency. It’s about 6 km from downtown Malino. The admission is Rp 2,000. Another famous waterfall in South Sulawesi is Bantimurung Waterfall. Visiting Bantimurung Waterfall is one of things to do in Makassar.

3. Visiting Lembanna Waterfall

Lembanna Waterfall is situated at the foot of Mount Bawakaraeng, so it’s often used as a resort for the climbers. Lembanna Waterfall is located at an altitude of 1,600 meters above sea level and has an unspoiled beauty.

To get to the location of the waterfall, visitors must walk through a winding path with uphill and downhill terrain. The scenery of green hills and vegetable plantations belonging to the residents become an amazing sight during the trip.

How to Get There

Lembanna Waterfall is located in Lembanna Village, Tinggimoncong, Gowa Regency. It’s free entry, you only need to pay parking fee.

4. Visiting Biroro Waterfall

Biroro Waterfall has a height of about 15 meters with water sourced from Mount Bawakaraeng. Under the waterfall there is a pond which has a depth of about 8 meters.

From the parking lot, visitors must walk as far as 200 meters to reach the location of the waterfall. Along the way visitors will be entertained with views of terraced rice fields and bamboo forest.

How to Get There

Biroro Waterfall is located in Biroro Village, Tinggimoncong, Gowa Regency. It’s about 2 km from downtown Malino. It’s free entry, you only need to pay parking fee.

5. Visiting Parang Bugisi Waterfall

Parang Bugisi Waterfall is a virgin waterfall that is still rarely visited by tourists. The waterfall has a height of about 10 meters with a heavy stream of water.

To get to the location of the waterfall, visitors must walk as far as 1 kilometer down a winding path. Rustic rice fields and lush bamboo forest become a soothing sight during the trip.

How to Get There

Parang Bugisi Waterfall is located in Bulutana Village, Tinggimoncong, Gowa Regency. It’s free entry, you only need to pay parking fee

6. Visiting Pine Forest

Pine forest is a popular tourist attraction in Malino. Almost every corner of the pine forest is an instagramable spot.

In addition to walking on the sidelines of towering pines, visitors can also get around on horseback or relax in the hammock. Family picnics can also be done in the pine forest.

How to Get There

Pine Forest is located in Malino, Tinggimoncong, Gowa Regency. The admission is Rp 2,000. The beauty of Malino’s Pine Forest may rival the beauty of Kragilan Pine Forest. You should see it as one of things to do in Magelang.

7. Visiting Lembah Biru

Lembah Biru is Malino’s flagship tourist area. Lembah Biru is situated in a valley flanked by mountains and decorated with pine trees.

The main attraction of Lembah Biru is a swimming pool surrounded by villa buildings. In addition to swimming, visitors can also play flying fox, helium stick, titanic, water tower, and spider web.

How to Get There

Lembah Biru is located in Patene Village, Malino, Tinggimoncong, Gowa Regency. The admission is Rp 20,000. Lembah Biru’s swimming pool is similar to Bukit Lerep Indah’s swimming pool. Both have water from the mountains. Visiting Bukit Lerep Indah is one of things to do in Ungaran.

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8. Visiting Japanese Cave

Japanese Cave is a silent witness to World War II. The cave was a defense bunker for Japanese troops in the battle against Allied forces.

The Japanese Cave has a different shape than most caves. There are no stalactites or stalagmites in the cave. Lighting comes only from the entrance.

How to Get There

Japanese Cave is located in Malino, Tinggimoncong, Gowa Regency. It’s free entry.

9. Visiting Malino Orchid Garden

Malino has fertile soil and cool temperatures that is suitable for orchid cultivation. Therefore Malino became the center of orchids in South Sulawesi.

In the Malino Orchid Garden, which is owned by national figure Jusuf Kalla, there are various types of beautiful orchids. Visitors can see from the process of breeding, cultivating, caring and buy the preferred orchids to take home.

How to Get There

Malino Orchid Garden is located in Malino, Tinggimoncong, Gowa Regency. It’s free entry. Anyway, the beautiful flower gardens can also be found in West Java. You should visit them as one of things to do in West Java.

10. Visiting Malino Holyland

Malino Holyland, which has an area of about 47 hectares, carries the concept of a replica of the Holy Land of Israel. Visitors can see replicas of buildings that existed in the early century AD while enjoying the beauty of nature.

The area of Malino Holyland is overgrown with green trees that give a shady atmosphere. Therefore this place is also a favorite spot for picnics with family.

How to Get There

Malino Holyland is located in Lonjoboko Village, Parangloe, Gowa Regency.

Well guys, now you know the top things to do in Malino. Just set yourself free and have fun. Let’s visit Malino South Sulawesi Indonesia..!

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