Before Jawa Timur Park 2 and the newly established Jawa Timur Park 3 came to existence, Jawa Timur Park or more known as Jatim Park gained its popularity as one of the best amusement park in East Java. Located in Batu City, the amusement park boast numerous attractions and rides that steal everyone's heart. Ever since its first establishment, Jatim Park has been crowned to be Batu's very first amusement park. The amusement park have attract thousands of domestic and international tourists who come to Batu to spend their weekend or long holiday.
Visit Jatim Park, The One That Starts It All
It's a coaster, and it's spinning! Spinning Coaster is a perfect ride if you crave for some adrenaline overdrive. You'll be seated on a small coaster train that will takes you up and down, through sharp turns while it is spinning! Your body will be swayed to the front it feels like you're about to get thrown away. It's absolutely an exhilarating experience, and it will brings your roller coaster experience to a whole new level.
360 Degree Pendulum
If Spinning Coaster doesn't satiate your adrenaline cravings yet, you should try the 360 degree Pendulum. The ride is different in so many levels from ordinary swings as it will takes you high while spinning you in an up and down motions. You might fling your hands and feet, it feels like you can get thrown away somewhere far at any moment. Just make sure you don't bring your cellphone or any other precious belongings in your pocket. Don't forget to also empty your stomach first!
So you still want the thrilling ride, but not the ones that will make your stomach turns? Sky Ride is the best option for you. It is a very slow-paced ride and perfect for those who are going for a date. You'll ride on a small train with your significant other, and it will takes you to an incredibly thrilling sky journey as it slowly glides along the trails. You can enjoy the breathtaking view of the entire park and even some iconic mountains that surround Batu, such as Mount Panderman, Arjuna Mountain, and Mount Banyak. The view gets even more spectacular and romantic when the night comes.
Arguably the most popular ride in Jatim Park, so better come as early as you can! Volcano Coaster is a type of a roller coaster,but instead of bringing you along boring twists and turns you'll be taken inside a highly active volcano. It is definitely a heart-pumping experience as you will have no idea when the volcano will erupts. You'll get all the challenging twists and also a kick of fear and excitement at the same time.
Jatim Park is not only about thrilling rides or fun waterpark. It is also about intriguing attraction that offer knowledge about Indonesia's rich culture. In Galeri Etnik visitors can learn more about the diversity of Indonesia's culture. The gallery feature hundreds of different traditional costumes, local cuisines, traditional musical instruments and tribal houses. There's also an interactive information center with touch screen that shows many useful informations about Indonesia's culture.
Science Center of Jatim Park is a perfect place to teach your children the fun way to learn about science. Here they will learn more about various law of Physics, including different names of Chemical components, and Biology. All lessons are given as interactive as possible, your children might not realize that they are actually learning about science!
How to Get Tickets?
To enter Jatim Park, first you'll need to know which ticket suits your needs and budget. The regular ticket will costs you about Rp 70.000,- or $4.79 in weekdays and Rp 150.000,- or $10.27 in weekends. The Sakti Pass will allow you to visit not only Jatim Park 1, but also Batu Secret Zoo, Museum Satwa, Museum Tubuh, Eco Green Park, Predator Fun Park, Museum Angkot, and Batu Night Spectacular for two days. You can purchase the Sakti Pass for Rp 375.000,- or $25.68. For three-days visit to the same attractions as above, you can purchase the Super Sakti Pass that will costs you about Rp 450.000,- or $30.82.
How To Get Around?
Compared to Jatim Park 2, the original Jatim Park is not that spacious. You can easily reach all attractions inside the park by walking. There are several resting spots provided, you can always use them if you ever feel a bit tired.
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Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Jatim Park is in weekdays, as there will be less crowds and the ticket's price will be much cheaper compared to weekends.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, you won't need a guide. All informations you need about Jatim Park can be found in this website.
How To Get There?
Jatim Park is located at Jl. Kartika Number 2 Batu, and it can be easily accessed by driving with a car or motorcycle. If you are unfamiliar with Batu's traffic, it is much safer to rent a car along with its driver to take you around.
On your way out, you will be “guided” to a large shopping center where you can buy Batu's signature snacks. If you are going to buy some delicious fruit chips, we highly advise you to steer away from the ones that costs Rp 20.000,-. It is definitely overpriced so it totally doesn't worth your money. Better opt to purchase fresh apples instead!