I am happy and proud to have a Taman Safari Indonesia or Safari Park of this quality and diversity in our country, not far from our Villa rental Tunas Alam Mutiara. It is located in Cisarua, Puncak; a mountainous area, about two hours drive out of the capital Jakarta. The cooler climate, I assume, is better for the many different animals that are housed and shown here.
The biggest attraction is the animal park you can drive through in your own vehicle or in a bus. The carefully planned lay out, the different enclosures give visitors a great observation point of the different animals. There are no big walls, except to separate the specific areas for dangerous animals, and they are marked with double gates to make sure incompatible creatures do not meet.
While sitting in the car and driving through the park on narrow streets going around bends, up and down and even through creeks, you see animals in their enclosures grazing, relaxing. They rest on or under trees or even play in their own pools; and some of them follow you soliciting food. Some of them, llamas, zebras and camels might stick their big heads into your car if you keep your windows open to wide. Of course, the ones roaming are the gentle non aggressive ones. And still, these are wild animals, be careful anyway.
The enclosures are fitted well into the existing nature, sheds and feeding platforms look like they would exist in the natural habitats. The animals look healthy, well fed and relaxed. It is truly an experience I recommend:
The exit of the Safari Park brings you to the entertainment center that is quite big too. Check out the schedules for the many different animal shows. There are also plenty of rides and a water park for your children to have fun. If you are hungry there are many different restaurants and food stalls to tickle your taste buds.
Enjoy; it is definitely worth the trip!
Tunas Alam Mutiara offers 5 units with 2 rooms for 4-6 or 10 people and als0 4 rooms for 8-10 people. These are simple comfortable and clean accommodations with a kitchen and living room for each suite. The view is vast, over mountains and surrounding villages. You will not be bothered by the traffic on the main street, and yet it is in walking distance, about 200 m to different restaurants and supermarkets.
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