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PIK Mangrove Natural Tourism Park

The PIK Mangrove Natural Tourism Park combines thrilling rides with the allure of the mangrove forest's beauty. You can take in the splendor of the surrounding natural scenery and fresh air. Suitable for those looking for a quick respite from the monotonous routine of extremely polluted urban areas.
The Angke Kapuk Mangrove Nature Park, commonly known as the PIK (Pantai Indah Kapuk) Mangrove Forest, offers breathtaking natural vistas as an alternative to tourism in Jakarta. In the middle of the glistening capital city buildings, this region is a section of the Angke Kapuk Forest, a mangrove environment and habitat for many water bird species. Visitors will see an unusual glimpse of Jakarta's other side when they arrive at the PIK Mangrove Forest.

With a 99.82 ha area, this region serves as a habitat for several species of waterfowl and a life support system for mangrove plants. During times of high tide and flooding, mangroves themselves serve as water reservoirs. Tourists can participate in a variety of exciting activities at the PIK Mangrove Nature Park, including planting mangrove trees, seeing wildlife, and having fun on the water.
Tourists can get a first-hand taste of what it's like to plant mangrove trees that are good for the environment. The types of mangroves found in the area include Fire-fire (Avicennia marina), Mangroves (Rhizophora mucronata and Rhizophora stylosa), Bidara (Sonneratia caseolaris), Blind (Exocecaris agallocha), Cantinggi (Ceriops sp.), Warakas (Acrosticum areum). And the types of coastal or swamp forest plants, including Bluntas (Pluchea indica), Dadap (Erythrina variagate), Duri Busyetan (Mimosa sp.), Flamboyan (Delonix regia), Kedondong Laut (Polysia frutucosa), Ki Rain (Samanea saman), Ki Tower (Deris heterophyla), Mendongan (Scripus litoralis), and Waru Laut (Hibiscus tilliaceus).
Tourists can also view the stunning bird species in the Mangrove Forest from the panoramic bridge. With views of birds flying in the sky in the early evening before sunset, the scenery appears more attractive. Merandai birds, which predominate in the TWA Angke Kapuk region, are virtually exclusively protected species. Some of them are Belekok, Grouse, Cangak Abu, Cekakak Sungai, White-bellied Sea Eagle, Oyster Eagle, White Egret, Blue King Prawn, Magpie Irian, and many more. There are also several other species of animals including water monitor lizards, gelodok/gelosoh fish, and mangrove shrimp.
In addition, the PIK Mangrove Nature Park offers visitors water games. For instance, paddling a boat and wading across a lake to discover the mangrove forest's natural bounty while taking in a clean, green environment. 

This mangrove forest is one of Jakarta's natural tourism attractions as well as a mangrove conservation area that is being conserved. The Angke Kapuk forest area was established by the Decree of the Governor General of the Dutch East Indies Number 24, dated 1 June 1939, and includes the PIK natural tourism park.

In addition to allowing tourists to take in the beauty of the mangrove forest, this region offers a number of amenities that let people get closer to nature, such as speedboat water cruises, rowing boats, canoes, and pre-wedding pictures. The PIK Mangrove Forest offers a range of tourism activities, such as the Mangrove Tour, which takes groups of visitors on a 30-minute speedboat tour through swamp and forest areas. Prices for this worthwhile experience start at IDR 175k per person. There are canoes, rowboats, and speedboats available for individuals who want to enjoy water tourism, all at different price points. Of course, there are also other amenities like restrooms and food stands.

The Angke Kapuk Mangrove Nature Park's Various Activities Do not assume that this is merely a spot to stroll among mangrove plants. You can engage in a variety of thrilling activities at the Angke Kapuk Mangrove Nature Park, including:
Mangrove seed sowing is another way for you to become involved in conservation efforts. This is a fantastic chance to help the environment. Don't worry if you bring your family and kids; there is a separate play area for them. You can rent a boat if you want to go on another adventure. By boat, you can travel through the mangrove forest and experience a new environment. If you enjoy watching birds, you can view a variety of coastal bird species here. A unique location with stunning cityscapes is available for bird watching.
In fact, you can remain here! In the midst of a mangrove jungle, there is a villa that you may rent. Here, the surroundings and ambiance are really soothing.

There is an entrance fee to appreciate the PIK Mangrove Natural Tourism Park's splendor.
Adult: IDR 30k throughout the week, IDR 35k on weekends.
Kids: IDR 15k during the week, IDR 20k during holidays.
Visitors from abroad (without KITAS) Weekdays: IDR 150k; holidays: IDR 170k
Prices for parking a car
IDR 5k for motorcycle parking, IDR 10k for car parking, IDR 50k for bus parking
PIK Mangrove Natural Tourism Park admission costs
Tickets for activities like water recreation and tree planting are not included in the entrance charge for the PIK Mangrove Natural Tourism Park. The cost of the ride tickets is listed below.
Speedboats cost IDR 350k for six people and IDR 450k for eight.
IDR 100k for a rowing boat (maximum 4 passengers)
IDR 100k Frog Water Bike
Canoe Boat 100k IDR
IDR 150k for mangrove planting
Planting a Nostalgia Sign (1 mangrove seedling) for IDR 500k
There will be an extra charge for using cameras other than smartphones, tablets, or drones in the region. The costs are as follows:
GoPro, Polaroid, and pocket cameras IDR 150k
DSLR device for private use IDR 300k
(Yearbook, pre-wedding, etc.) photoshoot IDR 1500k
Jl. Garden House, Kamal Muara Penjaringan District, North Jkt City is the exact address of PIK Mangrove Tourism. On weekdays and weekends, this tourist attraction is open daily from 08.00 to 17.30 WIB.

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