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Museum Angkut is a must-visit attraction in Batu, especially if you are into automotives. You can find all sorts of cars and vehicles from different era in the museum. There are 8 exhibition areas to explore. Even if you aren't interested in cars, there are numerous instagrammable spots inside Museum Angkut for your social media feeds. Don't forget to enjoy a slow relaxing boat ride around Pasar Apung, a mini version of a floating market.
Go to Batu Secret Zoo inside Jatim Park 2's complex, and you'll understand why this zoo is particularly popular among families. Batu Secret Zoo is a home to hundred animals, from mammals, birds, and even reptiles. It also consist a small playground and waterpark that will entertain both children and adults.There are numerous interesting spots to take pictures inside the zoo as well.
Jatim Park is undoubtly one of the most popular amusement park in East Java for both domestic and international tourists visiting Batu City. Here you can find all sorts of entertainment and rides for all your family members. From the thrilling jet coasters and swings to slow-paced children-friendly attractions, you have all day long to explore all 53 attractions inside Jatim Park.
Batu Night Spectacular is indeed a spectacular place to enjoy Batu at night. Located at the Batu highland, Batu Night Spectacular is a vibrant destination where you can enjoy various attractions and exciting rides in the area. There are Haunted House, F1 Racing Arena, Bumper Cars, and other interesting attractions to explore. The most popular one among youths (and especially couples) is the Lantern Garden where visitors will be entertained with numerous colorful lanterns in many unique shapes. There are also dancing fountain and laser shows that are scheduled daily.
Arguably the most popular natural destination in Batu is Coban Rondo Waterfall. It offers a splendid view of natural waterfall surrounded with verdant tall trees creating natural shade that protects you from the sun. The forest around Coban Rondo Waterfall is also a home to troops of long-tailed wild macaquees. Along the hiking path to the waterfall, there are numerous interesting water attractions you should try especially if you are feeling adventurous.
Environmental awareness is something we all should teach the next generations, and you can do it in a fun way in Eco Green Park. Your children will learn more about the importance of recycling and what amazing items they can make from certain garbages. They will also learn more about Earth sustainability, animals welfare and more with various interesting attractions. Your children can even interact with colorful parrots or the majestic white peacocks.
Located just 20 km away from the northwest of Malang, Batu City is a scenic city surrounded with verdant mountains and pleasant breeze. It have multiple vantage places where you can see the entire Malang city, even Dutch officers used to come and stay in the city during their leisure times. Today's Batu is way much bigger than centuries ago, it boast even more parks, amusement parks, and other form of public attractions. If you are visiting Malang, we highly recommend you to visit Batu as well, and visit 6 Batu's top attractions below.
How to Get Tickets?
There are two ways to purchase tickets to Batu's attractions. The first one is by buying them directly from the ticket booth, and the second one you can book them online. You can also purchase Sakti Pass that grant you access to several amusement parks in Batu including Jatim Park, Batu Secret Zoo, Museum Angkut, and BNS.
How To Get Around?
Each Batu attractions mentioned above are actually located quite close to each other. You can easily reach them by motorcycle or by car. Coban Rondo waterfall can be reached by public transportations. Ride-hailing services such as Gojek and Grab can be a great alternative too.
What Should I Wear?
Batu's weather is relatively breezy or warm, depends on what season it is. However, the weather will gets colder at night so it is best to bring a warm jacket to protect you from the cold weather.
Best Time to Visit
Best time to visit all attractions in Batu is in weekdays. There will be less crowds and the traffic will be less hectic so you can go around the city much faster.
Will I Need a Guide?
How To Get There?
To reach Batu, you can rent a car with the driver to take you around. That will be much safer and much comfortable than riding on a motorcycle. Alternatively you can also take a pink angkot from Landungsari Terminal in Malang. It should take about 30 minutes to 1 hour, though it is heavily depends on the current traffic.
Batu is especially known for its delicious apple fruit chips. If you are looking for some snacks to nibble in your hotel, be sure to shop some and share them with your friends!