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Wanawisata Forest is a large park with various types of endangered species of Kalimantan trees. Its interesting layout makes Wanawisata as destination for families, particularly during weekends. This tourism park is open daily from 8 am to 5 pm. Its entrance fee is only Rp.1.000 per person.
Many visitors come to Wanawisata Forest during weekends and public holidays. Please don’t forget to bring along foods and drinks and mats to sit when you plan to picnic in an open air with your family.
Wanawisata is usually used as a site for tracking or jogging for those who love the nature. You could walk around in groups and see various types of trees in Wanawisata Forest.
Although Samarinda is the capital city of East Kalimantan, yet its airport is situated in Sepinggan in Balikpapan. Wanawisata Forest is situated at Soekarno Hatta street, Km 10, Karang Joang (Balikpapan-Samarinda trans road) or about 15 minutes drive from Balikpapan city center by car. You could also take public transportation no. 8 from Batu Ampar bus station in Balikpapan to this area.