Amazing 27 Best Places in Balikpapan in East Kalimantan|Jurnalis Jombang
Balikpapan is a region in East Kalimantan. Logo of the city is often called the Oil City (Banua Patra) and Earth Manuntung are bears, mascot Balikpapan which began at the verge of extinction. The original name of Balikpapan is Billipapan or Balikkappan (accent Banjar).
Balikpapan itself is an area that has a myriad of sights very beautiful such as nature tourism, religious tourism and historical attractions are all in Balikpapan, if you want a vacation this is where the ideal, guaranteed you will not be disappointed, especially if you are visiting with relatives, a couple or a family vacation you will be guaranteed to be more fun.
Here's 27 Best Places list in Balikpapan mandatory must-visit if you're visiting Balikpapan
1. Melawai Beach
Melawai beach is one of the tourist attractions in London are so exotic. This beach is perfect if you visit in the late afternoon or early evening when. Because at that moment, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the natural form of the sunset here you can see the sunset very clearly. On this beach, you can also see the large ships that transport oil anchored at Melawai Beach. In the afternoon, Melawai beach will be crowded people thanks to the many typical food vendors Balikpapan. You can sit at low tables that come with a tarp while enjoying the sunset and eat a variety of snacks. One famous hawker in Melawai Beach is bananas pinchers, namely bananas kepok are clamped and then roasted over charcoal and covered with brown sugar. The place is actually shaped bay which supposedly is where the first oil drilling in Indonesia.
Dua. Turkish Kemala
Kemala beach is one of the favorite tourist attractions in London. Its location in the city center make this beach to be excellent and is always crowded on holidays or weekends. On this beach you can also enjoy the culinary offerings were tempting, you can enjoy a dish of seafood dishes to culinary Europe. IN this beach there is also a playground berupana banana boats. Some people enjoy this beach to visit during the evening to enjoy a leisurely dinner around the beach. Many people liken it to Jimbaran Beach in Bali. It was coupled with a view of the sunset at dusk very charming. In addition to beautiful scenery, visitors can also play flying fox, jet ski, banana boat etc.
Tiga. Coastal Lamaru
Lamaru beach is one of the beach resorts in Balikpapan with access only 30 minutes by private vehicle from Balikpapan city center. The beach is located in the village Lamaru Barnacle, approximately 14 km. Lamaru beach sand has the characteristic contours are quite flat and not a lot of coral reefs. The sand stretches an area of ??Approximately dua km, so much fun for kids to play sand and do other games. This Lamaru waves on the beach was relatively quiet so as not dangerous for those who want to play the water but could not swim. On the waterfront there are lush trees that are often a selling point for traders. One of the games that exist in Turkish Lamaru is a paddle boat. You also ride horse cart or horseback riding along the beach. Facilities in Coastal Lamaru is already quite complete. There are ample parking space, dressing rooms, toilets, rooms, and restaurants.
4. The Manggar Segarasari
Turkish manggar Segarasari It is 9 km to the east of the Sepinggan Airport or 22 km from the city center of Balikpapan. This attractive tourist spot has an area of ??About 13,000 square meters. The beach is usually crowded with visitors during the holidays arrive. Indeed, this beach were eagerly looking for a vacation with family. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of facilities available in this beach, than just bathing in sea water. Here there are various facilities that you can enjoy games such as banana boat, boat rental, tires. Kites and other games. In addition, if just want to enjoy the sea view alone, you can enjoy it while eating a wide variety of culinary already available at many stalls that lined the beach manggar Sari Segara.
Lima. Banua Patra Beach
The beach is located on Jl Patra Continent Sealing, Balikpapan city has rocks and very crowded towards the sunset. No wonder if the beach is also called the Turkish Stones Continent Patra. On the beach is not ideal for swimming, relatively dangerous because a lot of rocks around the beach. In contrast to the generally beach in the coastal city of Balikpapan more composed of sand, on the beach Banua Patra found many natural stones that are large, which protect the coastline at the tip of the Peninsula Balikpapan sea abrasion. Actually beautiful beaches, but unfortunately not well maintained. Because Lots of trash that washed up starfish on this beach.
6. Lake Mirror Lamaru
Tourist attractions in London this is a really dear to you miss. Especially for you who are new in Balikpapan. Besides being natural, the Mirror Lake also offers a view that really spoil the eye. Lake that is so clear glass-clear and beautiful lush forest surroundings. Mirror Lake is located in the Village Lamaru, Balikpapan East. The lake is also known as the Lake Rawamangun.
7. Mangrove Margomulyo
Mangrove Margomulyo a mangrove conservation area located near the center of Balikpapan. Mangrove forest is a habitat for various birds, fish and other animals. Forests are so beautiful soothing the eyes and the fresh air will make the mind becomes calm. At this location you will find a 800-meter wooden bridge that serves as a means of supporting those who want to enjoy the experience of travel in the forest. Tourist attractions in Balikpapan this one has a surveillance tower, which allows you to watch a variety of birds that live and work in the mangrove forest.
8. Sungai Wain Protection Forest
Sungai Wain Protection Forest is located on the road between Balikpapan toward Samarinda at kilometer 14. The island of Borneo is famous for very dense tropical forest. It is the excess of Borneo island because it is considered as the lungs of the world. Therefore it is proper existence of the forest should be preserved so that the natural balance can be maintained. One of the efforts to conserve forests is to specify a particular forest area as protected forest. Protected forest located in London one of which is the Sungai Wain Protection Forest. Here the trees that grow in the region are still well preserved. Size Aungai Wain Protection Forest is 10 thousand ha. In addition to preserving the forest, protected forest is also used as a refuge of some protected hewan such as orangutans, sun bears, proboscis monkeys etc.
9. Forest Wanawisata
Wanawisata Forest is one of the protected forest area with many trees typical of Borneo. These sights are suitable for use as a location for a picnic with the family. Bring your mat and enjoy a picnic in the forest coolness. Do not forget to bring lunch because there is no food vendors in the region. In addition to a picnic, you can also jogging and trekking exploring the woods. If bringing small children, there are children's games such as slides and ayunan.Tempat in Balikpapan travel is indeed appropriate for family recreation. Wanawisata Forest can be reached within 15 minutes from downtown Balikpapan.
10. Crocodile Teritip
Crocodile Teritip located only 27 km away from the heart of Balikpapan. Crocodile park area of ??About 5 ha and was opened in 1991. The number of animals that are in captivity that there are about 3,000 tails consist of several species of which Crocodile Freshwater and Saltwater Crocodile Crocodile Supit. While the collection of crocodile found in the catchment area is more than in Acid Beetle, which is one of the attractions in Medan. Collection of crocodile in captivity is much more than that in Acid beetle, which is the object of interest in the city of Medan. One of the interesting attractions here is to feed the crocodile with a chicken that you can buy at a price of 10,000 rupiah per cow.
11. Kampung On Water Margasari
Water Margasari village offers a view of the house is made of wood material and is located on the water, while the transport used here are motorboats. Areas settlement here was established since 2000 and has been part of the attractive tourist area in the city of Balikpapan. You can relax for a moment in the gazebo while interacting together local residents who have been provided. For those of you who like fishing, do not hesitate to bring the tools for fishing and you can fish directly on the bridge made of wood in this village. In the evenings, the atmosphere will become more beautiful thanks to the lamps installed in the township and the lights of the oil refinery. This village is bordered by a buffer zone of oil refineries. Just behind the village, there is a ring of concrete bridge that connects the village with the mainland over the water. The bridge has become a favorite spot to gaze at the mangrove forests around the village.
12. Batan Ulin Kariangau
Batan Ulin Ulin Kariangau Kariangau or bridge located in the Village Kariangau, District Balikpapan West, approximately 11 km from the city center of Balikpapan. This bridge is a bridge made of ironwood along 800 meters wide and 2 meters. Ironwood known as ironwood because it is very strong. At one end of the bridge there is an old fishing village, on the left of the bridge there is a mangrove forest that is often used as pond by locals. Meanwhile, on the right side of the bridge you can see the view off to the Gulf of Balikpapan. End of the bridge itself leads to the open sea. Too bad if you do not down this bridge to tip.
13. Reservoir manggar
Reservoirs are beautiful and suitable for you who hooked berselfie ria. But natural tourist attraction located in the village of Karang Joang, North Balikpapan is sometimes faced with water crisis at any given moment. One again, you are not allowed to swim in this place. Because it is a source of clean water supplied to the city of Balikpapan by PDAM. What's interesting about this manggar Reservoir is a wood bridge that will certainly make the background of your picture increasingly slick,
14. Botanical Balikpapan
Botanical Balikpapan Located in the heart of Sungai Wain Protection Forest. Located on Jl. Soekarno Hatta KM 15, Ex. Joan Karang, North Balikpapan. The tourist area is still under construction, is also one of the tourist attractions in London that offers fresh air to eliminate fatigue in between routines. Yet so many who come to the tourist attractions of this one.
15. Bunker Japan
During his rule, in the tourism areas in Balikpapan, exactly in the Beach and Coastal Lamaru manggar, the Japanese army had to build many bunkers there. So far, it has been found 20 bunkers and eight bunkers which are still in very good condition. And this ancient relic which is also a tourist spot in this oil town. Historic sites scattered in various locations, some even right on the roadside as well as centers of activity that are impediments to optimizing the potential of travel history.
16. Parks Bekapai
Parks Bekapai this is a city that has high petroleum resources, so it is natural it feels when the city of Aberdeen has a monument as well as a show of pride. With so built a Bekapai park located in the heart of Balikpapan. In a tourist spot in London there are bronze monument or sculpture shaped abstract and out anyway fountain in it. The fountain is usually looks much like bursts of oil if using the assistance of lighting. By doing so, it looks so attractive scenery at night. Not only that, the fountain in this park benches also serves as a resting place include mature trees so cool for shelter. The park also provides free wifi so that it becomes one of the favorite spot for young people hang linger
17. Monument Mathilda
Mathilda monument is located at Jalan Yos Sudarso, precisely located on the edge of the road Oil Pertamina region. According to local authorities, the uniqueness of the Mathilda Well, because it is proof artefaktual first petroleum exploration in Indonesia. Mathilda wells is the first oil wells in the city of Balikpapan. The well was first discovered by Dutch colonists on 10 February 1897 Semayang housed near the port city of Aberdeen. But now the well has been shut down because it does not produce crude oil again and is now well Mathilda by the government made in the monuments.
18. Monpera (Monument struggle of the people)
Monpera or People's Struggle Monument is a symbol of the courage of the people for the sake of tercapaianya Balikpapan Indonesia's independence. Tour history in Balikpapan is located on Jl. General Sudirman. On the site of the monument, there are several well-known restaurant serving a hidangan of options, especially sea food. Equipped large parking area and at a given moment is often held interesting activities. It is suitable as a family recreation to enjoy the beauty of the beach. These attractions are often used to hold various traditional performances or special events.
19. Mahavihara Buddhamanggala
This Buddhist holy places is one of the interesting religious destinations in the city of Balikpapan who never missed. Many charms offered by one of the tourist attractions in London, for example: Modern temple, Sleeping Buddha statue and a comfortable place to meditate. Here is a smoke-free area, so for you who ngepul, first off his cigarette before entering the temple area.
20. Military Space Travel Air Softgun Area
Space travel Military Air Soft Gun This area is one of the exciting entertainment and of course challenging andrenalin your courage in case of a
21. Parks Three Generations
Amusement park Three Generations is always crowded every weekend. The park is a gathering place for families from various places. Tourist attractions Balikpapan in East Kalimantan are still very few people know about. Three Generations park visited by many families who want to relax. The park is always crowded, especially on weekends. The park also provides a pumice stone foot reflexology, for parents who have health problems also can walk on the raised stone for circulation. Tourist attractions in solo and attractions in Semarang also has a garden like this is quite interesting.
22. Mount Dubs
Mount Dubs, it was not like her name. This mountain is actually a plateau in the city of Balikpapan. Where there is a housing complex pertamina which are not far from the oil refinery. View of the city looked beautiful at night.
Nature is cool and beautiful scenery. On a side street found many shady trees so this area was cool. City lights looked gorgeous from Mount Dubbs, from here we can also see some sort of a giant drum perkilangan results Pertamina oil. At night you will see magnificent scenery of this place. Relax in this area is a dream shared a very soothing and mind. The air is clean and the atmosphere that shade you can make their own entertainment for you and your family.
23. Traditional House Balikpapan
Rumah Panjang or Rumah betang is the name of the house there Balikpapan, which is quite interesting to see. What's interesting about this house is the number of family members who live in them, can be recorded is more than 10 households inhabit. Until even hundreds of people who inhabit this house. This traditional tourist must-see for those of you who visit Behind the board. It is a tourist spot in New York City who has a great history.
24. Market Klandasan
Klandasan market is located not far from the beach. By doing so you not only get to shop in this market, but also can simultaneously enjoy the sights in New York City in the form of panoramic coastal nature. If you're out towards the rear in this Klandasan market, you will witness an exotic view of the sea. In this market there are a variety of household goods, fruit, food, clothing, fresh fish and vegetables. The price offered in the market Klandasan were classified as very affordable. The price of goods sold more affordable and you can still bargain prices here.
25. Presidential Market Vegetable Gardens
Presidential Market Vegetable Gardens is located in Jalan Suprapto, village of Karang Jati, Balikpapan and within an hour's drive from the airport. not as the name implies. This market does not sell vegetable market selling various souvenirs typical of Borneo ranging from key chains, miniature traditional house of Dayak, bracelets, necklaces until saber. From this location you will get a souvenir and handicraft souvenirs or typical city of Balikpapan as a memento of your holiday in this town. Some kind souvenir that can be selected include crafts of beads and gemstones, batik, traditional handicrafts are also typical Dayak (such as Saber and other traditional weapons). Here there are also specialties as souvenirs, one of which is amplang tiger nails.
26. Balikpapan Super Block
Balikpapan super block is one of the largest shopping centers located in the area of Balikpapan, it is a paradise for women or couples who want to enjoy the shopping. Arguably this is one that is quite famous mall in Balikpapan. In this place you can satisfy your shopping desires. BSB was established in 2009. And has 7 floors.
27. Carribean Island Waterpark
Carribean Island Waterpark is located on Jalan Kol. Syarifuddin Yoes II (Ring Road II) Balikpapan. This waterpark is the first waterpark in New York City, do not be surprised if the always crowded and packed with lots of children. The name is taken from the Carribean Island waterpark design inspiration mainly from the movie Pirates of the Caribbean as well as several other legendary movie characters are known to live in the sea. You could say this place is perfect for you with small children. Games offered are very exciting for the kids. Not only children only, adults can also swim in this place. Because there is also a special pool adults. In addition to water games, there are other rides that you can enjoy, sepertiflying fox and water show performed by professionals.