Thursday, January 19, 2012

Dunia Fantasi / Dufan (Fantasy World)

Dunia Fantasi or DUFAN is Jakarta's own theme park with over forty main rides and attractions. The theme park is divided into eight regions, Indonesia, Jakarta, Asia, Eropa (Europe), Amerika (America), Yunani (Greece), Hikayat (Fantasy) and Balada Kera (Monkey Parody). The theme park have comply with international standards through ISO 9001:2000 certification. Dufan is located in the area of Taman Impian Jaya Ancol.

Among its most famed attraction is the Halilintar twisted roller coaster ride, Niagara flume ride, Rumah Boneka (a local version of Disney's It's a Small World) and Balada Kera (Monkey Parody) Theater show. Other classic attractions include Bianglala (ferris wheel), Kora-Kora (swinging ship) and spinning cups ride. Several of the latest and newest rides are Power Surge (2004), Perang Bintang (Star Wars) (2005) interactive dark ride, Meteor Attack (2006) and Tornado (2007). Some seasonal attractions include Le Belles cabaret show, Russian Circus and Euro Kids Circus. Major renovation have recently been completed on the main entrance facade and ticket booths. Dufan is very popular among families and children troughout the country.