What visitors should know

Rules for visitors

It is forbidden to:

  • Bring in firearms, air rifles, stun rifles, sharp weapons, pets, seeds, chemical substances, guitars, tape recorders/radios, alcoholic beverages, and drugs.

  • Commit any actions, against either plants or animals, that could damage the stability of the area.

  • Hunt, catch, take or possess any animals or any parts thereof, either alive or dead, except for research purposes.

  • Cut down, take or possess any plants or any parts thereof, either alive or dead, except for purposes.

  • Commit any actions that cause a change in the soil condition.

  • Damage, take or possess sea biota and their organs, either alive or dead, except for research purposes.

  • Visit any locations outside the designated areas.

  • Vandalize plants, rocks, buildings, etc.

  • Dispose of garbage and other materials that could cause environmental contamination, except in the garbage cans provided.

  • Make any noise/disturbance that disturbs animals and the peace of nature.

  • Light fires which could cause forest fires, except in the places provided.

  • Make camp/pitch tents outside camping grounds, except for expedition and research purposes.

  • Make tracks other than those already designated, for the purposes of mountain climbing, rafting navigating rivers or exploring forests.

Visitors must:

  • purchase an entrance ticket.

  • Notify park staff on entering and when leaving a nationsl park area.

  • Abide by the prevailing laws and regulations and guidance from the park staff.

  • Support, assist and take part in the protections and conservation of forests.

  • Seek information on conservation education from park staff (for visitors in groups)

  • Show a revelant certificate for activities such as diving or surving.

  • Be acommpanied by park staff for activities such as research and trekking through jungle zones.

  • Produce a report and present provisional research finding to the head of the national park concerned.

Visitors’ rights:

  • To receive good service from park staff.

  • To request a guide from the park staff, if necessary.

  • To give input to the park staff for the purpose of improving visitor service.

 Other thing’s visitor should know

 Visits for the purpose of ordinary recreation

Such visits can only be made to the utilization zone of the park.

Visits for the purpose of camping

  • Visitor must request permission from the head of the National Park a few days in advance.

  • The location of the activity must be in accordance with the permit.


  • Visitor must request permission from the National Park Office a few days in advance.

  • Visitor with heart disease are recommended not to go rafting.

Visits for the purpose of diving, snorkelling and surfing 

  • Visitor who cannot swim are recommended not to undertake such activities.

  • These activities are restricted to the location provided.

  • Visitor wishing to learn how to dive and surf may obtain information and assistance from park staff.

Visits for the purpose of research 

  • Researchers may seek information on the objects of their research from the Directorate General of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation.

  • Foreign researchers must obtain a recommendation from the indonesian institute of Sciences (LIPI) and other authorities as specified in the permit.

  • Research permits are issued by the Directorate General of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation, Ministry of Forestry.

    To guarantee their comfort and safety and to ensure that they get most from their visit, visitors should pay attention to the following guidelines:

  • Wear sufficiently thick clothes with long sleeves.

  • Wear comfortable, non-slip shoes.

  • Bring any necessary food, drink, and equipment in line with the purpose of the visit.

  • Bring first-aid medicines to treat headaches, stomach ache, and minor injuries, anti-malaria tablets, anti-toxins, and any personal medications necessary.

  • Bring insect repellent and cream for burns.

  • Do not act recklessly.

  • Stay alert throughout the visit, in particular to the possible dangers of snakes, slippery tracks, area prone to landslides, so on.

  • Follow instructions, whether they are posted notice/information boards, or given directly by the park staff.

  • Learn about the characteristics or types of poisonous plants and animals.

  • Visitor intending to observe animals, plants or sea biota are recommended to bring a field guide and suitable equipment, such as a pair of binoculars, a magnifying glass, etc.

  • visitor intending to engage in mountain climbing, forest exploration, ranting and river travel should bring plastic garbage bags for any bottles, cans and packaging of food or drink consumed on the trip which must be brought back out of the forest and dispose of on the garbage cans provided.


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