New Delhi, 21 September 2023.
Taman Safari Indonesia (TSI), Indonesia’s leading animal edutainment and conservation center, is excited to extend a warm invitation to all Indian tourists. As one of the top destinations for over 100,000 visitors from India this year, TSI is thrilled to share its four core pillars of dedication – commitment to education, recreation, research, and, most importantly, the conservation of the precious wildlife. Each of these pillars is complemented by a range of engaging programs that offer visitors an immersive and educational experience like no other. Making TSI as a must-visit destination for Indian travelers seeking a unique blend of wildlife exploration and conservation initiatives.
TSI has been at the forefront of protecting 8,700 animals representing 400 diverse species. These remarkable creatures are not just a part of the landscape; they are an integral part of TSI’s commitment to conservation. With four decades of unwavering dedication to promoting the well-being of Indonesia’s diverse wildlife, TSI has earned the trust of key stakeholders at the national level, becoming a national asset. Through a series of dedicated conservation programs, TSI has achieved remarkable results, including contributing to the reintroduction of endemic animals into their natural habitats.
“We understand that Indian tourists are drawn to Indonesia’s breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture, and we believe that a visit to Taman Safari Indonesia will add an unforgettable dimension to your trip. Explore our lush wildlife habitats, marvel at our exotic animal species, and witness our dedication to their well-being,” says Alexander Zulkarnain, Vice President of Media Event and Digital Taman Safari Indonesia.
TSI consists of six diverse business units spread across the Indonesian archipelago. Each unit offers unique and immersive wildlife experiences while contributing to the group’s overarching mission of conservation and education. Here are six of the destinations within the Taman Safari Group:
Taman Safari Bogor (West Java)
Nestled in the lush forests of West Java, only a two-hour drive from Jakarta, Taman Safari Bogor stands as the longest-standing destination for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. The park offers rich educational and recreational facilities, inviting visitors to connect with the animal kingdom in a unique way. 7,000 animals from 300 species find sanctuary within Taman Safari Bogor, including the cherished panda family hailing from China.Among its highlights are the popular Night Safari, where the nocturnal world comes alive, and adventurous safari treks that allow for up-close encounters with captivating animals.
Jakarta Aquarium & Safari (Jakarta)
Located in the bustling capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta Aquarium & Safari is a captivating world of aquatic wonder. Housing over 3,500 species, it boasts the largest indoor aquarium in the country. Visitors can immerse themselves in the breathtaking underwater world while also having the opportunity to interact with terrestrial animals in the upper part of the facility. It’s an unparalleled journey that combines marine marvels and land-based adventures.
Safari Beach Jateng
This particular Taman Safari unit is dedicated to the conservation and development of dolphins. However, it’s not limited to dolphins alone, as it also houses various other animals. Safari Beach Jateng offers a captivating array of attractions, including dolphin shows, a mini zoo, and a beach area within the Green Safari zone that entices visitors.
Established in 2022, Solo Safari is the newest addition to the list of tourist destinations managed by Taman Safari Indonesia. Located not far from the city of Solo, Solo Safari is an excellent choice for family outings. Within its extensive 13.9-hectare area, visitors can encounter over 347 animals representing 87 species of Indonesia’s endemic wildlife.
Taman Safari Prigen (East Java)
Situated in a 340-hectare area, Taman Safari Prigen holds the distinction of being the largest safari park not only in Indonesia but also in Asia. This sprawling park is not only a treasure trove of biodiversity but also a sanctuary dedicated to education and conservation for 2,869 animals from 217 species. One of its most notable endeavors is the breeding and preservation of the endangered Javanese bull species, contributing significantly to the conservation efforts in Indonesia.
In addition to its core conservation and educational mission, TSI extends its offerings to cater to the tourism sector. For the ultimate wildlife experience with loved ones, visitors can indulge in the convenience of staying at TSI’s exquisite resorts located within three Taman Safari franchises: the Royal Safari Garden and Safari Resort in Bogor, the Baobab Safari Resort in Prigen, and the Mara River Safari Lodge in Bali. To wrap up the adventure and make it unforgettable, visitors can bring back official merchandise from Safari Wonders.