Malang is not only great travel destination for solo travelers or backpackers but also for families. If you are planning for a family vacation in Malang, there is no need to be worried about the attractions you and your families can enjoy. Malang has various attractions that will be enjoyable both for adults and kids. This second largest city in East Java is already a popular destinations for Indonesian families to spend their holidays. Great climate, friendly locals, and delicious foods are what you will find in Malang. This old, historical city is one of the best icons for family vacations.
Best attractions in Malang for family vacation
Malang has a perfect blend of modern urban lifestyle with natural, agricultural vibes, and colonial touches. There are many options you and your families get to visit offering high level of entertainment and fun, such as:
Museum Angkut is located in Kota Batu. This is one of the must visit attractions in Malang for families. There are 300 vehicles collection in this museum. The best part is that all vehicles are from different countries and eras. There are eight exhibitions zones you can enjoy during your exploration inside the museum. You will get to see legendary vehicles from all over the world. Outside the building, you will also get to see the replica of the Floating Market or Pasar Apung where you can ride a gondola and buy various delicacies to enjoy.
Taman Spring is located in Pagelaran district. It is a beautiful spring surrounded with large trees and beautiful scenery. The best of this place is that the trees surrounding the spring is hundreds years old. The water is cool and you can dip or soak as you please. It is also safe for kids to play around. Not to mention that the entrance ticket is very affordable. You can also rent floater so you can enjoy more the water along with your kids.
Coban Rondo Maze is a great place for families especially if your families are adventurous. This gigantic labyrinth is situated in the garden to elicit your excitement and fun. You can challenges yourself, your friends, or families to see who can reach the fountain garden which is situated in the middle of the labyrinth first. There is also vantage point with a bird’s eye view to let one of your families be the guide. It is highly suggested to avoid visiting this place during weekend because the crowd won’t allow you to truly enjoy the maze or taking great pictures. Aside from the labyrinth, this place also has beautiful waterfall standing at 90 meters.
Wonosari Tea Plantations in Songosari is a also perfect destination for your families. It is located on the slopes of Mount Arjuna. It is only half an hour away from Malang. The hills offer scenic views of green surroundings. This Agrotourism Park is a place of high quality tea beverages are produced run by PT. Perkebunan Nusantara. There are fun activities your families can enjoy such as exploring outbound obstacles course, learning tea production, and many more.