Indonesia is very famous with abundances of tourist attractions where you can find everything here from beautiful beaches, exotic volcanoes, lakes, waterfall, temples, and many things.
It is also one of the countries which have many National Parks In the world. You will be amazed at the presence of Komodo National Park for example which has a rare protected animal that you will not find in other countries but here.
If you are traveling to Indonesia, visiting its National Park is a must especially if you travel with your family including your children. Here are 5 rare National Parks In Indonesia.
Komodo National Park
Have you seen the largest lizard in the world with exceed 9 feet in length and can weigh more than 300 pounds? You probably haven’t, especially if you live in western countries.
Here you will see the only living dragon on earth that live only in this national park including Rinca, Flores, and Gili Dasami island in East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia.
The combination of volcanic islands with exotic beach and savannah support its natural habitat. exploring this park feels like you are in the Jurassic Park in the movie where you can find unusual experience seeing the king of dragons.
Tanjung Puting national park
Tanjung Puting is a home to the amazing and wild orangutans from small to biggest orangutans in the world live here. Located in Central Kalimantan, the island of Borneo, this park represents the beautiful rainforest with a variety of flora and fauna including many types of snakes, crocodiles, 220 species of birds, and other rare creatures.
You can also find much different in pristine vegetation where you can learn and see the plants that you have never seen before. You can explore this national park by the local bamboo board through the long river where you will see unexpected creatures peek to see you.
Traveling to Indonesia is more than a journey if you visit this amazing national park.
Way Kambas national park
Indonesian is full of flora and fauna including protected rare animals such as Big elephants in Way Kambas National Park located in Lampung province, Sumatra island.
This park consists of swamp and tropical forest with any kind of plants and animals that accompany the Elephants. You can also see the very limited and protected animal such as wild Sumatran tigers and rhinoceroses.
Not mention others animals like many species of birds, rare wood-duck with over 400 species, and butterflies that will excite you. Exploring this park is more than a National Geographic documentary film that you can enjoy with your family.
Bunaken National Park
The National parks in Indonesia are not merely about the forest and its vegetation, it’s also on the beach, the habitat of the beautiful coral reef and colorful fish.
It’s in Bunaken National Park, North Sulawesi island that presents an amazing experience of underwater exploration. If you are much into scuba diving and snorkeling, this park would be perfect for you. Not only it’s heaven for fertile of fish and coral reef, but also the beaches and landscape are amazing to see.
Bunaken National Park is actually part of an indo-pacific region which supports the largest and highest marine biodiversity on earth. You can see find endangered and rare water animals including dolphins, turtles, whales, dugongs as well as coelacanths. There’s nothing better like exploring this national park if you are traveling to Indonesia.
Cendrawasih national park
Cendrawasih seems unfamiliar comparing to others national parks in Indonesia, because it’s quite far away from the capital city, Jakarta. But, the Indonesian government has been highly improving the facilities and services for both local and international visitors to be able to enjoy this most beautiful national park in Indonesia.
Cendrawasih national park is located in Cendrawasih Bay, West Papua which is the largest marine national park in Indonesia. The park presents with over 250 recorded coral species including blue and black coral, 200 type of fishes such as butterflyfish, damselfish, parrotfish, rabbitfish, clownfish, sharks, whales and much other rare fish.
Cendrawasih national park also offers beautiful and exotic beaches with crystal clear and blue water and white sands surrounded by beautiful landscape including the entourage of coconut trees.
Traveling to Indonesia is not complete if you are not visiting its beautiful National Parks in Indonesia especially the rare parks that I listed above that you will never see in other countries in the world but here.