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Everyone will always drawn to mysteries and secrets, and the same curiosity might draw hundreds of family to visit Batu Secret Zoo. Located inside Jatim Park 2, Batu Secret Zoo is arguably the most popular attraction among families. The zoo is a home to many animals from different continents in the world. Each animal's exhibit is made to be accomodate the animal's needs just like its natural habitat does. Along the way children can also learn about interesting facts about animals by trying to solve numerous puzzles located inside the zoo. While it might not looks like a mysterious place filled with secrets like what you've imagined, Batu Secret Zoo offer so much more interesting attractions.
Explore and Discover The Wonder of Animals in Batu Secret Zoo
Batu Secret Zoo A is the very first area you'll explore the moment you entered the zoo. The area is designed with “rainforests” theme in mind, it feels like you are walking through a dense exotic Amazon rainforest. The area house numerous animals living in tropical countries, such as monkeys, porcupines, cassowaries, lemurs, phytons, and even the majestic white peacocks. There are numerous animal statues painted in striking colors for anyone who would love to snap some pictures with them.
Next area in Batu Secret Zoo you're about to explore is the Savannah Zone. Like how the name suggest, it house numerous desert animals originated from Africa and other semi-arid regions. You'll only be separated with a tall and wide sturdy glass walls where you can get an obstructed view of the animals roaming freely around in their exhibits. Few of the most noticeable ones are giant sable anteloupes, zebras, and scimitar oryxes.
Roughly translated as “Africa Village” in English, Kampung Afrika house much smaller African animals compare to the animals you found in the Savannah Zone. It feature adorable cuddly animals such as guinea pigs and rabbits. Here, you can even see the adorable meerkats (that will immediately remind you of Timon from the Lion King) and Fennec foxes. Children can have a chance to interact and feed Sumatra baby elephants.
Take a brief break from exploring the animals exhibits and stop by at the Fantasy Land. The area boast plethora of fun indoor and outdoor rides, such as bumper cars and Haunted House, and even a Toy-Story inspired waterpark. If you don't feel like playing, you can also take some funny pictures at the Giant Gorilla statue or just chilling at the nearby cafes while you let your children goes on attempting every rides available.
River Adventure is probably the most interesting orangutan exhibit you'll ever found. Instead of just observing lazy orangutans behind its cage, you'll set on a cruising adventure on a Noah's ark around a small tropical island with a Mayan pyramid in the middle. The island is inhabitated by small group of orangutan, and you can easily observe their natural behaviours as they climb the pyramid or just lazing on the treehouse.
If you love tigers, you won't want to miss the Tiger Land attraction. Afterall, it is a place where only a thick glass walls that separates you with your favorite majestic animals. Tiger Land not only house the orange striped Bengal tigers. It is also a home to many other tigers species, including the African tigers, Siberian tigers, and white bengal tigers. The exhibit is also provided with complete information about the animals and their reservation statuses.
How to Get Tickets?
You can purchase the entrance tickets to Batu Secret Zoo by directly buying it from the ticket booth. Or you can also reserve it online to avoid long lineups, especially if you go there in weekends.
How To Get Around?
Stretches across 14 hectares land, Batu Secret Zoo might feel impossible to be explored on foot. You don't have to worry though, as Jatim Park staffs provide an E-Bike that you can rent to go around the zoo areas. You don't have to rent it right away, as you can also call the staff to deliver the electric bicycle to your place if you get tired halfway.
What Should I Wear?
Best Time to Visit
Special animal shows inside the Batu Secret Zoo is held every weekend, so it is probably best to reach the attraction as early as you can to avoid commotions. Weekdays can also be an option since there will be less crowds clogging the zoo, so you can enjoy your tour to the fullest.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, you won't. Every informations you need about Batu Secret Zoo can be found inside this website.
How To Get There?
The most common way to reach Batu Secret Zoo is by renting a car. If you are not quite accustomed to Batu's traffic, you can also hire a driver to take you around the city. Batu Secret Zoo is just about 30 minutes - 1 hour away from Malang City, and 2-3 hours driving from Surabaya.
Come as early as you can if you want to try riding on the E-Bike. The sooner you come, the crowded the zoo will become, and it's going to be very hard to glide on the bicycle.