36 National Parks in Indonesia that you should visit - With photos & details

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36 National Parks to explore in Indonesia

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Alas Purwo National ParkKutorejo, Kalipait, Tegaldlimo, Kabupaten Banyuwangi, Jawa Timur 68484, Indonesia

Alas Purwo National Park is situated on Blambangan Peninsula in the Banyuwangi Regency, at the southeastern tip of East Java province. The park is famous for its wild Banteng and surfing location at Grajagan Bay.  The park's name means first forest or ancient forest, in accordance with a Javanese legend that says the earth first emerged from the ocean here. It is one of the beautiful and adventurous place where you can spent your valuable time.

Located in the Maros regency in the province of South Sulawesi, the Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park is 43,750 hectares wide and is divided into three major types of ecosystems, namely the karst ecosystems, a lowland forest ecosystem, and a lower montane forest ecosystem. Within the national park, visitors can also find a butterfly museum which houses thousands of unique and rare butterflies that have and still inhabit the area

Baluran National ParkArea Hutan/Kebun, Sumberwaru, Banyuputih, Situbondo Regency, East Java, Indonesia

Baluran National Park is located in Situbondo Regency, East Java, Indonesia. It has a relatively dry climate and mainly consists of savanna, as well as lowland forests, mangrove forests and hills, with Mount Baluran as its highest peak. It is one of the beautiful places in Indonesia which is a paradise for trekkers.

Batang Gadis National ParkJl. Willem Iskandar No.Kel, Pidoli Dolok, Panyabungan, Kabupaten Mandailing Natal, Sumatera Utara 22915, Indonesia

Batang Gadis is a national park covering 1,080 km2 in North Sumatra province, Indonesia extending between 300 and 2,145 metres altitude. It is named after the Batang Gadis river that flows through the park. Signs of the endangered Sumatran tiger and the threatened Asian golden cat, leopard cat and clouded leopard were seen in the park. It is one of the adventurous and beautiful trekking and camping area in Sumatra.

Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park is a 2,871 km2 National Park on Minahassa Peninsula on Sulawesi island, Indonesia. Formerly known as Dumoga Bone National Park, it was established in 1991 and was renamed in honour of Nani Wartabone, a local resistance fighter who drove the Japanese from Gorontalo during World War II. The park has been identified by Wildlife Conservation Society as the single most important site for the conservation of Sulawesi wildlife and is home to many species endemic to S

This is a national park located in East Java, Indonesia.  It is the only conservation area in Indonesia that has a sand sea, the Tengger Sand Sea, across which is the caldera of an ancient volcano from which four new volcanic cones have emerged. This unique feature covers a total area of 5,250 hectares at an altitude of about 2,100 metres. The massif also contains the highest mountain in Java.

Bunaken National Marine ParkLiang Beach Bunaken, Wori, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia

Bunaken National Park is a marine park in the north of Sulawesi island, Indonesia. The park is located near the centre of the Coral Triangle, providing habitat to 390 species of coral as well as many fish, mollusc, reptile and marine mammal species. The Park is representative of Indonesian tropical water ecosystems, consisting of seagrass plain, coral reef, and coastal ecosystems.

CILETUH GEOPARKCiwaru, Ciemas, Sukabumi, West Java 43177, Indonesia

Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu Geopark is a national Geopark at Pelabuhan Ratu of Sukabumi Regency in West Java , Indonesia. It was recognized by UNESCO in 2015 as a national geopark. It was being proposed to become member of Global Geopark Network to be recognized UNESCO by 2017.UNESCO has made the park as a part of the Global Geoparks Network in April, 2018.  The park has land area of about 128,000 hectares. It is spread over 8 sub-districts and 74 villages of Pelabuhan Ratu.

Gunung Sewu GeoparkGunung Sewu Geopark, Kanigoro, Kemadang, Tanjungsari, Gunung Kidul Regency, Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Gunung Sewu Geopark or Sewu Mountains is a series of mountains stretching along the southern coast of Gunung Kidul Regency and Wonogiri Regency of Central Java , to Tulungagung Regency of East Java in the island of Java, Indonesia. This is a national Geopark, which is also a member of Global Geopark Network , recognized by UNESCO in 2015.

In Ibukota Taman Hutan Raya Bukit SoehartoBatuah, Loa Janan, Kutai Kartanegara Regency, East Kalimantan 75271, Indonesia

The Soeharto Forest Park 1 is a large forest park in the regency of Kutai Kartanegara and Penajam Paser Utara , in the province of East Kalimantan in Indonesia . It has an area of 61,850 hectares. The park's ecosystem is made up of mixed lowland dipterocarp forests, keranga forests, coastal forests, shrubs and weeds.

Jalan Kelimutu National ParkJl. Kelimutu National Park, Woloara, Kelimutu, Kabupaten Ende, Nusa Tenggara Tim., Indonesia

Kelimutu National Park is located on the island of Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. It consists of a region with hills and mountains, with Mount Kelibara as its highest peak. Mount Kelimutu, which has the three coloured lakes, is also located in this national park. This natural attraction is a destination for tourists.

Kayan Mentarang National ParkKompleks Pemda, Long Bena, Pujungan, Kabupaten Malinau, Kalimantan Utara 77562, Indonesia

Kayan Mentarang National Park is a densely forested national park in North Kalimantan province, Borneo Island, Indonesia. The national park is named after a great dispersed Mentarang mountain trails plateau of Apau Kayan which covers the entire park from the Datadian area in the south region to the Apau Ping area in mid-region until Long Bawan in the north region. It is now one of the great trekking and tourist attractions in Indonesia.

Kepulauan Togean National ParkCentral Sulawesi, Indonesia

Kepulauan Togean National Park is a large marine national park, including the Togian Islands, near Sulawesi island of Indonesia. it is one of the great tourist attractions by its natural beauty and there are so many things to explore in and around this place both marine and natural.

Komodo National ParkEast Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Komodo National Park is a national park in Indonesia located within the Lesser Sunda Islands in the border region between the provinces of East Nusa Tenggara and West Nusa Tenggara. The park includes the three larger islands Komodo, Padar and Rinca, and 26 smaller ones, with a total area of 1,733 km2 . The national park was founded in 1980 to protect the Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard. Later it was dedicated to protecting other species, including marine species. In 1991 the national p

Lore Lindu National ParkCentral Sulawesi, Indonesia

Lore Lindu National Park is a protected area of forest on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, in the province of Central Sulawesi. The Indonesian national park is 2,180 km² covering both lowland and montane forests . It provides habitat to numerous rare species, including 77 bird species endemic to Sulawesi. The national park is designated as part of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves. In addition to its rich wildlife, the park also contains megaliths dating from before 1300 AD.

Lorentz National ParkPapua, Indonesia

Lorentz National Park is located in Papua, Indonesia. It is the largest national park in South-East Asia. In 1999 Lorentz was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. An outstanding example of the biodiversity of New Guinea, Lorentz is one of the most ecologically diverse national parks in the world. It is the only nature reserve in the Asia-Pacific region to contain a full altitudinal array of ecosystems ranging through marine areas, mangroves, tidal and freshwater swamp forest, lowland and mo

Meru Betiri National ParkAndongrejo, Tempurejo, Area Hutan, Andongrejo, Tempurejo, Kabupaten Jember, Jawa Timur 68173, Indonesia

Meru Betiri National Park is a national park in the province of East Java, Indonesia, extending over an area of 580 km2 of which a small part is marine . The beaches of the park provide nesting grounds for endangered turtle species such as leatherback turtles, hawksbill turtles, green turtles, and olive ridley turtles. It is one of the beautiful places in Indonesia.

Mount Halimun Salak National ParkJl. Raya Cipanas, Malasari, Kabandungan, Sukabumi Regency, Jawa Barat 43368, Indonesia

Mount Halimun Salak National Park is a 400 km2 conservation area in the Indonesian province of West Java on the island of Java. Established in 1992, the park comprises two mountains, Mount Salak and Mount Halimun with an 11-kilometer forest corridor. It is located near the better known Mount Gede Pangrango National Park, but the national park should be accessed from Sukabumi, 2 hours drive to the administration post and then 2 hours drive again to Cikaniki post gate.

Mount Leuser National ParkKong Paluh, Kutapanjang, Gayo Lues Regency, Aceh 24653, Indonesia

Gunung Leuser National Park is a national park covering 7,927 km2 in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, straddling the border of North Sumatra and Aceh provinces, a fourth portion and three-fourths portion, respectively. The national park, settled in the Barisan mountain range, is named after Mount Leuser, and protects a wide range of ecosystems. An orangutan sanctuary at Bukit Lawang is located within the park. Together with Bukit Barisan Selatan and Kerinci Seblat National Parks, it forms a World He

Mount MerbabuMount Merbabu, Suroteleng, Selo, Boyolali Regency, Central Java, Indonesia

Mount Merbabu is a dormant stratovolcano in Central Java province. Merbabu can be climbed from several routes originating from the town of Kopeng on the northeast side, and also from Selo on the southern side. A climb from Kopeng to Kenting Songo takes between 8 and 10 hours. An area of 57 km² at the mountain has been declared a national park in 2004.