NATIONAL PARKS IN JAVA ISLAND

Currently, there are 12 areas in Java Island, which is designated as a national park :

map of ujung kulon national park

1. Ujung Kulon National Park **)

Ujung Kulon National Park is representative ecosystems the lowlands tropical rain forest in West Java, as well as an ideal habitat for the survival of endangered speciesJavan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus) and other endangered species


map thousand island

2. Thousands Island (Kepulauan Seribu)

Thousand Islands National Park is one of representative marine conservation areas in Indonesia, which is located approximately 45 miles north of Jakarta

 


halimun canopy trail

3. Halimun National Park

Gunung Halimun National Park represents the ecosystem types of lowland rainforest, sub-montane forests and montane forests in Java. Almost the entire forest in this park, situated in mountainous terrain with several rivers and waterfalls, which is the protection of hydrological functions in Bogor Regency, Lebak, and Sukabumi.


gede pangrango national park4. Mount Gede Pangrango National Park *)

Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park is one of the five national parks in Indonesia first announced in 1980 its natural state is distinctive and unique, makes National Park of Mount Gede Pangrango as one of the natural laboratory of interest to researchers for a long time


map of karimun

5. Karimunjawa National Park

Karimunjawa National Park is a cluster of 27 islands who have the type of lowland rain forest ecosystems, seagrass, algae, coastal forest, mangroves, and coral reefs. Vegetation that characterizes the Karimunjawa National Park is Dewodaru (Crystocalyx macrophyla) contained in the lowland rainforest


BROMO

6. Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park is the only conservation area in Indonesia, which has a unique form of sand sea area of 5250 hectares, that located at an altitude of ± 2,100 meters above sea level.

 


map of Meru Betiri

7. Meru Betiri National Park

Merubetiri National Park well known as the last habitat of the Javanese striped-tiger (Panthera tigris sondaica) which is rare and protected. Until now, these animals can never be found again and thought to have extinct.


map of Baluran8. Baluran National Park

Baluran National Park is representative of specific dry forest ecosystem in Java, consists of a savanna vegetation types, mangrove forest, monsoon forest, coastal forest, lower montane forest, swamp forest and evergreen forests throughout the year. Approximately 40 percent of savanna vegetation types dominate Baluran National Park.


alas purwo national park

9. Alas Purwo National Park

Plengkung Area, located in the southern part of the National Park Alas Purwo has been well-known by the world-class surfers as G-Land.

 


Mount Merapi

10. Mount Merapi National Park

Mount Merapi is a unique area with particularity geosystem, biosystem and sociosystem. This area has a very important role for the region of Central Java and Yogyakarta, as a source of clean water, clean air and a source of environmental comfort.


Merbabu

11. Mount Merbabu National Park

Mount Merbabu National Park is a national park that covers the forest areas in Mount Merbabu. Administratively, this national park are included in 3 (three) districts of Boyolali, Magelang, and Semarang district in Central Javanese province


map of ciremai

12. Mount Ciremai National Park

The height of Mount Ciremai reach 3,078 m above sea level is the highest mountain in West Java. This group of lowland forest is the habitat of unique and rare flora and fauna, such as Java Eagle (Spizaetus bartelsi) and Tiger Beetle / Leopard (Panthera pardus).


 

*) : Biosfer Reserve

**) : World Heritage Sites

 

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