Location: Jl. Raya Paciran, Lamongan Regency, East Java 62264
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HTM: weekday IDR 40,000, weekend IDR 60,000
Open and close: 08.30–16.30
Telephone: (0322) 666555
Who doesn’t know Goa Maharani Lamongan Palace tour. This popular tourist attraction in Lamongan now not only offers the beauty of stalactites and stalagmites, but there are also various kinds of cute animals.
Maharani cave which was very famous in 1994 is now even more beautiful because of the presence of animals. That’s why the name changed to Maharani Zoo.
This tourist spot is under PT. Bumi Lamongan Sejati and one management with Lamongan Marine Tourism. Apart from that, it also cooperates with the local government.
Maharani Zoo & Goa Lamongan
When you are in Lamongan it feels less if you don’t take the time to come here. The trip it takes is only about 1.5 hours from the city of Surabaya.
Maharani Zoo & Goa Maharani Lamongan are in one area and only one entrance ticket is enough.
Generally, the lighting in the cave is perfunctory like an oil lamp or flashlight, but it is different if you visit here.
Inside the cave has been installed lights with colorful lights and shows the beauty of every shape of the rocks in the cave. Parents can freely bring their children along to participate in exploring the beauty in it.
The cave that was discovered from 1992 is included in the East Java Group which also oversees several well-known tourism themes such as Jatim Park 1 & 2, Surabaya Carnival, Eco Green Park, etc.
The area of Maharani Zoo is 3.5 hectares and provides a variety of attractive facilities so that tourists feel comfortable and at home here. Children will also learn about nature and get acquainted with animals.
Several facilities have been provided to increase the convenience of tourists. In addition, the animal collections here include orangutans, giraffes, sun bears, white lions, white tigers, wallabies, and many more.
Most of the animals that are here are from the Asian continent, but now the collection is increasing, including the Palembang and Pekanbaru elephants.
To improve educational facilities, Maharani Zoo also provides a Animal Gallery or Museum Satwa.
The building style here is still African-themed and places some collections of their original and replica extinct animal fossils in several corners of the room, including Bangkok whales, blue whales, white bears and mammoths of ancient elephants.
Other animal collections here are some of the exotic albino animals, including the albino snake, albino kangaroo, albino rat, and many others. Coupled with the bird park area so that it adds to the complete collection of animals.
After being satisfied seeing animals, learning how their habitat is, and so on, tourists can head to Maharani Cave which is in the bowels of the earth.
Maharani Cave is the only cave in the middle of tourist attractions and offers incredible views of the cave.
The history of its discovery begins with the accident of 6 diggers. At that time they were digging for phosphate and dolomite fertilizer coral chaired by Bp. Muh. Faried as the foreman.
Name of wife Bp. Faried is Maharani who was later used to name the cave he found because it was from his wife’s dream that this cave was found.
In the dream of Mr. Faried’s wife (Maharani), she saw 2 dragons with a crown on them protecting a light that was very beautiful and colorful.
The 2 dragons in his dream are transformed into a statue placed at the entrance to the cave and there are also 2 eagles placed at the Tatsoko Paksi Gate.
The beauty of the stalactites and stalagmites in Maharani cave is very popular because when exposed to light it can change with various colors. Stalactites and stalagmites here are still growing today.
Due to its beauty, some people say that Goa Maharani Indonesia is similar to caves abroad, namely Carlsbad France and Mamonth USA.
For tourists who want to explore into the cave, they don’t need to worry because a comfortable track path up to 350 meters has been provided.
Other facilities here are the availability of a very large parking area, toilets, food stalls, drinks and souvenirs.
Other facilities offered by Maharani Cave are a large parking area, toilets, and sellers of various souvenirs and culinary delights at the front.
Price of admission
HTM to Maharani Zoo and Goa is IDR 40,000 for weekdays, while for weekends and holidays it’s IDR 60,000.
To be more economical, tourists can also use a one-way ticket to be able to enjoy the various contents of the rides on Lamongan Marine Tourism. Normal days are IDR 70,000 and for weekends and holidays IDR 100,000.
Before deciding to go there, first look at pictures and even videos about the state of the animals and the means to play here.