If you come from outside Kalimantan, you are confused about how to reach a tourist location. You don’t need to worry because getting to Samarinda has provided adequate accessibility. Where later it can be reached by land or air travel. Samarinda is also split by the Mahakam River which is the gateway to tourism spots. Well, here are the objects of interest Samarinda.
5 Tourist Attractions in Samarinda, the Most Attractive Options
1. Tanah Merah Waterfall
Tanah Merah Waterfall is located in North Samarinda Subdistrict, precisely in Purwosari Hamlet and about 14 km from the heart of Samarinda. The natural attractions that are presented are very cool. The splash of a 15 meter high waterfall looks clear and clean, but when it falls down it turns reddish cloudy. This is because the type of soil in the object area is peat.
2. Lake Permai Batu Besaung
Telaga Permai Batu Besaung is a green area that is often used for camping. That’s where you enjoy the amazing natural beauty. You can also explore the area or soak in the shallow reservoir. Given that the land has varying heights, don’t be surprised that the river that passes through it is like a short waterfall.
3. Wet Rice Island
The existence of Wet Rice Island in Bontang, East Kalimantan can be reached 3 hours from Samarinda. The natural scenery is in the form of white sand with bluish sea water. That’s where you can relax on the beach while looking at the tall lighthouse. Not only that, this beach also offers its underwater natural biota so that it can carry out water activities such as diving or snorkeling.
4. Crocodile Breeding
Next is a tourist attraction that you cannot miss when you visit Samarinda. Crocodile Farm Tour in Pulau Atas Village, Makroman Village. This object area has an area of around 7 hectares and in it there are 3 types of crocodiles. The names of these crocodiles are crocodile, Siamese crocodile and estuarine crocodile. By visiting Crocodile Farm, we will broaden our insight into rare animals in Indonesia.
5. Lembah Hijau Recreation Park
This is the most suitable tourist attraction for spending holidays with family and children. Lembah Hijau Recreation Park is located on the Samarinda – Bontang KM 15 route. Inside there are various kinds of rides, such as flying fox, swimming pool, children’s playground, fishing pond, camping ground, and forest replicas. As supporting facilities for tourists, there is also a cafeteria and gazebo.
Maybe that’s all the interesting tourist attractions in the city of Samarinda. Don’t miss any of the tourist locations above, because it is very beautiful and fun to visit.