Safari Parks, Bogor
Free of Charge for Presenters
Taman Safari of Bogor is located near the highway between Jakarta and Bandung, West Java, at an altitude of 900-1800 m above sea level, and has an average temperature of 16-24 C. It is roughly 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta. Taman Safari covers an area of 170 hectares (420 acres) and houses of about 2,500 animals, including Bengal tigers, Malayan sun bears, giraffes, orangutans, hippos, zebras, cheetahs, elephants, and Komodo dragons. Some, such as the Bali myna, are involved in conservation projects. The majority of the species represented are Indonesian. Visitors are encouraged to drive through the park and it is possible to come within touching distance to most of the animals. Six wildlife shows are offered, including a Wild West Show, Dolphin Show, and Elephant Show. The amusement park section of Taman Safari also contains small rides and specialized exhibits focusing on Humboldt penguins, nocturnal animals from Indonesia and India, wallabies and kangaroos, and crocodiles. For a small fee, guests can take photographs with baby lions, tigers, orangutans, and leopards.
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