Makassar is the largest city at Indonesia and the eastern gateway to the eastern part of Indonesia, will now be more famous in the world because in Makasssar was build trans studios world indoor theme park, the first indoor theme park at Indonesia.
Trans Studio Makassar is the area of integrated tourism at Makassar, which built of about 2,7 hectares with investment of about IDR 1 trillion more. Facilities built in the Mall (shopping center) which includes the Trans Walk, and Studio Trans, and office of Bank Mega. Trans Hotel and Residential area with access to the beach will be the next facility to be built.
Trans Studio Makassar building was built around 22,000 m² with 20 meters high which is the largest indoor amusement park on Eastern Part of Indonesia (second large indoor theme park after Trans Studio Theme Park Bandung).
Trans Studio World Indoor Theme Park Makassar has adopted the concept of Universal Studios in the United States. Contain spaces simulation program several television station, Trans TV, or events in Indonesia. The concept of a theme park in the Trans Studio World will provide the experience it self. Some of them are the Tsunami and earthquake, Magic Corner, Lost City, Terror Twister, Water Coaster, Magic Museum and more.
Other facilities that will build at these area are hotel, recreational beach arena, office facilities. The Trans Studio Makassar entrance is Rp 150,000 for weekday and Rp 175,000 for Suturday and Sunday, if there any special event held inside then the entrance become Rp 200,000 and this includes the cost of the plastic card and 10,000 rupiah worth of "free" rides. There are 21 features and amusement rides which are included in this kind of fare. Probably half of these are children's rides. Inside theme park, there are also shops with fun souvenirs and a few places to eat. The food is mostly Indonesian, though there is a fried chicken place, Baskin Robbins, a coffee place with light snacks and sandwiches, and other items like popcorn and cotton candy are available. To buy all of these things inside of the park one must "top-up" the card. No cash or credit card is accepted for payment at anything in the park, though they can be used to top-up the card (this way if you have anything left on the card you simply forge it. In order to pay by credit card there is a 250,000 rupiah (about US$25) minimum. So all it is just fun and its ideal for children.
Inside the building there was Trans Studio Mall and it was completed on Aug 2010, so the visitor not only can ride the games inside Trans studio but now they can take a time for shopping at Trans Studio Mall with many branded item.
Trans Studio World Indoor Theme Park Makassar located in the Regions and the Global Tourism Business Tanjung Bunga, Makassar, South Sulawesi. Its about five kilometers from the City Center of Loari Beach Makassar.
Trans Studio World Theme Park Makassar can be accessed with the city transportation, taxi, public transportation facilities, or by Trans Studio Shuttle Bus operated from 10.10am till 10.10pm.
The Investment value of this project comes from 2 (two) big Company, its the Para Group of 55% owned and 45% owned by PT. Trans Kalla (Kalla Group).
The theme park consists of 21 features and amusement rides were divided into 4 regions with different themes. The amusement rides list are :
• Trans City Theater • Studio Tour • Grand Esia Studio View • Hollywood Bumper Car • Flying Bicycle (Sepeda Terbang) • Rimba Express • Si Bolang • Safari Track • Balloon House • Carousel (Karosel) • Ayun Ombak • Angin Beliung • River Canoe (Kano Kali) • Mini Boom Boom Car • Putar Petir • 4D Theater (Bioskop 4D) • Kids Studio • Magic Thunder Coaster • Dragon's Tower • Jelajah • Dunia Lain (another world/haunted house).
Come and enjoy the sensation of entertainment in the Trans Studio World Indoor Theme Park Makassar, South Sulawesi.