6 Best Recreational Places in the City of Surabaya You Must Visit

Surabaya as a metropolitan city in East Java is a recreational destination for travelers from various origins. There are several recreational spots in Surabaya that you can visit together. Recreational destinations in Surabaya are very good and can add a stock photo of your vacation. It is predicted that there will be more and more recreational destinations. This is because the number of tourists and residents continues to increase. In recent years, changing recreational destinations in the form of parks appear to be growing rapidly in many places in Surabaya.

Travelers can choose a recreational destination according to their wishes because in Surabaya there are various destinations. You can recreational education, nature recreation, and others. Recreation destinations in Surabaya are busy so that the facilities are always updated to give travelers satisfaction.

Spending a vacation in Surabaya is not impossible. If you are confused about which recreation destination to go to, you can use the following references to determine the direction.

1. Ciputra Waterpark


Family recreation places in Surabaya are complete and varied. One of the most famous is Ciputra Waterpark in the territory of Waterpark Boulevard Citraland, Sambikerep
The architectural style is in the style of a 1001 night fairy tale, and the facilities are also various. Bringing the family here will not be bored. Ciputra Waterpark entrance ticket IDR 110,000 (Tuesday-Friday), IDR 130,000 (Saturday-Sunday). Ciputra Waterpark does not work on Monday. The operating hours are 13.00-19.00 WIB (Tuesday-Friday), 10.00-19.00 WIB (Saturday-Sunday).
Position: Territory Waterpark Boulevard Citraland, Sambikerep, Surabaya.

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2. Atlantis Land Kenjeran


Atlantis Land, which is in the Kenjeran Park territory, is one of Surabaya’s newest recreational spots. Although it has not been opened officially, it can be visited by public groups.
This Atlantis Land recreation area seems to be inspired by Universal Studios in Singapore or Disneyland in terms of ideas. It is interesting as a background for a pose, even though at the moment the construction is not yet excellent.
Even though the name ‘Atlantis’ has a strong relationship with water, this theme park will contain water games and other facilities that will certainly make visitors feel at home.
The idea, Atlantis Land Kenjeran will open in the middle of 2017. Now, except for posing, you can also stop by some cafes that are already working. Suitable at night, Atlantis Land looks exotic. There are colorful fountains that merge with the beam of lights, beautiful!
Position: Kenpark, Jalan Kenjeran, Sukolilo Baru, Bulak, Surabaya.



3. House of Sampoerna

House of Sampoerna has a colonial style appearance with 4 large pillars occupying the front of a special building. Once inside, you will immediately be greeted with the characteristic fragrance of tobacco.
Watch kretek cigarettes being made on the 2nd floor. 400 women are sitting in a row deftly producing cigarettes. Remarkably, each woman can produce 300 cigarettes/hour.
Except for galleries and art exhibitions, the House of Sampoerna is equipped with a cafe and souvenir shopNo rupiah fee is taken to enter this place. The operational hours of the House of Sampoerna are every day (09.00 – 22.00 WIB).
Position: Taman Sampoerna No.6, Krembangan Utara, Pabean Cantian, Surabaya.



4. The Wonorejo Mangrove Forest

Surabaya recreation is not only a homemade means, its natural recreation is worth a try.
If you have routine activities that make you dizzy throughout the middle of the week, there is nothing wrong with going out on the weekend with friends, family, or your partner to Rimba Mangrove Wonorejo.
You can follow the mangrove landscape here through a small wooden path. Sometimes, you can stop for a wefie in a cool location and give it some freshness. There is also a gazebo by the sea which can be reached by boat there.
To enter this position, you need to pay IDR 25,000 per person.
Position: Jalan Raya Wonorejo No. 1, Wonorejo, Rungkut, Surabaya City


5. Rainbow Garden


Taman Pelangi is a green open garden that is friendly to small children.
Taman Pelangi can also be called the right location to train your photography power. During the day there are lots of butterflies and other insects, perfect for practicing macro photography. At night, the various colors of the lights are perfect for the cool backgrounds of a celebgram.
If you arrive with your family, chances are it will be better at 17.00 – 21.00 WIB, unless it’s not hot, to get the optimal beauty of Taman Pelangi!
Position: Jl. Frontage Ahmad Yani Siwalankerto No.138, Gayungan, Surabaya City


6. Citilities Skyclub and Bistro Java Paragon Hotel


As one of the hotels in Surabaya with sky rooftop facilities, Java Paragon provides romantic spots, namely Citilites, Skyclub and Bistro, Java Paragon Hotel, and Residence.
It is suitable if you want to spend the night with some of the closest people such as family or a partner.
This restaurant is on the 21st floor. The amazing panorama of Surabaya at night can be a special dish.
This place opens at 16.00-00.00 WIB every day.
Position: Jalan Mayor Jenderal Sungkono, No. 101 – 103, City of Surabaya