Tourist Attractions in Samarinda for You to Explore

Which cities have you visited for a vacation? Yogyakarta, Bandung, Bali, or Malang? Samarinda can be your choice of destination for your next vacation! The capital of the Province of East Kalimantan is rich in culture and has many tourist attractions that you can visit to fill your vacation time. Here IamIndonesia gives recommendations on tourist attractions in Samarinda for you to explore!

Pampang Cultural Village

Tourist Attractions in Samarinda for You to Explore

Pampang Village is a cultural village located on Jalan Dahlia no. 69, Sungai Siring, Samarinda, East Kalimantan. The village, inhabited by Dayak Kenyah, is a mainstay tourist attraction in Samarinda. Here you can learn about the culture in Samarinda starting from traditional houses, Dayak dances, and much more. Of course, your vacation will be more complete because besides being fun, you can get knowledge! To come to Pampang Cultural Village you have to pay an entrance ticket of 15.000 IDR and open every day at 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Jungle Water World

Tourist Attractions in Samarinda for You to Explore

Jungle Water World is the only tourist attraction in Samarinda that has the concept of water tourism in the open nature. Jungle Water World is at Km. 24, Guntunglai, Jalan Bontang, Tanah Merah, North Samarinda. This tourist spot has various types of swimming pools that can boost your adrenaline! In addition, there are also several other facilities such as rides to outbound games. You only need to pay around IDR 100,000 to play water here including tires, buoys, and canoes. Jungle Water World is open starting at 09.00 am - 5.00 pm.

Tenggarong Cultural Field

Tourist Attractions in Samarinda for You to Explore

Tenggarong Cultural Field, also known as Ladaya, is located on Jalan H. Bachrin Seman, Mangkurawang, Tenggarong District, Kutai Kartanegara Regency, East Kalimantan. This place is very suitable for you who want to unwind because it has a pretty beautiful view. Actually, this place is an outbound area with an open concept, but there are other entertainments that you can enjoy such as a mini zoo that has several types of animals such as sun bears, hornbills, peacocks, and others. In addition, there is also Odah Rehat which is a small building in the form of a traditional Kutai house that can be rented to rest. Because of its unique shape, Odah Rehat is often used by tourists to take pictures! The price of admission is also very cheap at IDR 5,000 for children and IDR 10,000 for adults.

Unmul Botanical Garden

Tourist Attractions in Samarinda for You to Explore


One of the next favorite tourist attractions in Samarinda is the Unmul Botanical Garden located on Jalan Kuaro, Mount Kelua, Samarinda Ulu, East Kalimantan. Unmul Botanical Garden has many types of flora and fauna. There is quite a lot of flora here, one of them is a rare black orchid, while for the fauna there are also very diverse ranging from orangutans, peacocks, crocodiles, deer, and many more! Other facilities that you can enjoy are children's amusement parks, entertainment stages, delmans, museums, fishing ponds, and others. The price of admission to the Botanical Gardens of Unmul is only Rp. 5,000 and opens at 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Samarinda Islamic Center

Tourist Attractions in Samarinda for You to Explore

The last recommendation is Samarinda Islamic Center located at Jalan Slamet Riyadi No.1 Kelurahan Teluk Lerong Ulu, Samarinda Kota District, East Kalimantan. There is nothing wrong if you travel to religious attractions to increase your knowledge. This magnificent mosque is one of the icons of the city of Samarinda. Samarinda Islamic Center has 3 floors with a capacity of up to 40,000 worshipers.

Those are some of the tourist attractions in Samarinda that you can visit to make your vacation more enjoyable.

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