Palembang Tourist Attractions

Palembang is South Sumatra's capital and one of Indonesia's most important industrial centers. The city has a long history, stretching back to the ancient kingdom of Srivijaya, which once ruled much of Southeast Asia.

Palembang Airport is an entry point for visitors arriving in this province, allowing them easy access to its many attractions. Tourist activities near Palembang Airport include:

  • Visiting local markets.
  • Participate in outdoor activities like rafting at Musi River or hiking up Gunung Dempo.
  • A popular mountain in South Sumatra.
  • Enjoying some traditional culture at places such as Ampera Bridge or Masjid Agung Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II.

Visitors can also relax on one of the beaches along the Sungai Musi riverbank or explore nearby islands, including Pulau Baturaja and Pulau Bangka Belitung, with their beautiful white-sand beaches. With so much to do around Palembang Airport, tourists will always be energized.

You could check out for more outdoor activities that might interest you.

Elephant Care Experience with Mud Bath at Bali Zoo

This experience will allow you to get dirty with friendly Sumatran elephants while discovering their behavior and lifestyle from the experienced mahout handlers. You'll learn interesting facts about why you find elephants basking in mud during the summer months.

Following hotel pickup, you will arrive at Kampung Sumatra at Bali Zoo to receive a brief introduction to the program while enjoying a complimentary snack and coffee or tea.

Meet your English-speaking mahout, who will tell you about the gentle giants you're about to meet, provide information about the elephants' behavior, how to take care of them, and answer any questions you might have.

You will be given a selection of fruit for feeding them and then proceed to the river bank, where you'll be introduced to the free-roaming elephants and have a chance to play, feed, and interact with them.

After that, you and the elephants will walk to play in the mud and sand spa. With a generous mix of earth, water, and fun, you get covered in mud along with your new elephant friends who love getting dirty.

During this time, you will have a chance to observe their behavior. You'll walk with the elephants down to the nearby River Wos to join them for a splash, bathe, and scrub down. Then you'll return to the zoo for a shower and change, followed by a relaxing lunch until noon.

You'll be free to explore the rest of the zoo and the collection of over 300 rare and exotic animals, including rare and endangered species such as the Komodo Dragon, Sumatran Tiger, Orang Utan, and Bali Starling.

This experience is designed to enlighten you on the behavior of these magnificent mammals and leave you fulfilled, having participated in one of the most unique outdoor adventures you will have during your stay in Bali, whether visiting as a couple or the entire family.

Optional upgrade your experience with breakfast with our adorable Orangutan at their playground. Breakfast in the zoo might be common, but breakfast with Orangutan? That would be an experience.

The first in Indonesia, Bali Zoo launched a unique Breakfast with an Orangutan experience. Now, guests are not only able to enjoy breakfast like a king but also with kings of the jungle, the Orangutans.

Bali Nusa Dua Theatre: Devdan Show Tickets

Experience a spectacular mash-up of dance, acrobatics, music, and special effects at a show that pays homage to the traditions of Indonesia's many islands. The high-energy show offers a fun time for the whole family.

Journey to Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Bali, and Papua. Marvel at the traditional dances and costumes of the archipelago, along with the special effects and acrobatic acts of the 45-minute performance, which is suitable for all ages.

Take souvenir photos with the performers once the show ends, if you wish. Upgrade your night with VIP seating and relax in the comfort of a leather chair, or choose from prime view, good view, or rearview seating on booking.

East Bali: Snorkeling, Canyoning, and Waterfall Day Trip

Enjoy the idyllic landscapes and gorgeous beaches on this day trip in an air-conditioned car. Snorkel through schools of colorful fish in the Blue Lagoon, swim in the crisp water of the Tegenungan Waterfall, and visit the Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon.

After pickup, you'll continue to Tanjung Jepun and Blue Lagoon for snorkeling sessions with an expert instructor. Glide above the vibrant coral reefs and watch for reef sharks, sea turtles, lionfish, and squid.

Stop at the Tegenungan Waterfall, a short distance from Ubud. Get close to the waterfall, swim below it, and cool off from the tropical sunshine before continuing to the hidden canyon in Sukawati.

Reach the Beji Guwang Hidden Canyon, where imposing walls were shaped by the river over thousands of years. Hike along the river before jumping into the water. Rest up after your full-day adventure on the return trip to your accommodation.

Medan: Medan City Sightseeing Guided Group Tour

Be picked up from the comfort of your hotel at 9:00 am and head to see the Al-Mashun Great Mosque at 9:15 am. Visit the picturesque Sultan's Palace at 9:35 am.

Go to Tip Top Café, once a colonial society's favorite, at 9:55 am. Stroll around Pajak Ikan Lama, a bustling market, at 10:05 am and continue at 10:15 am to the colonial town square, the Bank, Inna Dharma Deli Hotel, and Post Office.

At 10:55 am, go to Kampung Keling, the original center of Medan's Indian community. Arrive at Sri Mariamman Temple and Vihara Gunung Timur, one of the largest Chinese temples in Medan, at 11:05 am.

Travel to the Church of Maria Annai Velangkanni at 11:35 am. Take in this church's features, unique ornaments, and colorful displays before returning to your hotel at 12:45 pm.

One Day Tour Bintan Island

Explore Mitri Graha temple, a historic and culturally significant site that showcases Bintan Island’s rich heritage. Relax at Trikora Beach, a picturesque stretch of coastline with pristine sands and clear waters, perfect for unwinding.

Enjoy a guided tour in Bintan with a pickup service provided at the inn in the Lagoi area or ferry terminal. Immerse yourself in blue lake's breathtaking beauty, a natural wonder with stunning turquoise waters.

Experience the excitement of sand dunes Bintan, an adrenaline-pumping activity amidst sandy landscapes.

From Jakarta: Explore Krakatau Volcano Tour

Krakatau Tour from Jakarta City or Krakatoa Volcano is a tour to the one Ring of Fire, sailing by Speed boat with double engines or double motor. The journey will take about an hour from the harbor of Carita Beach to the famous Krakatoa Volcano.

Early morning at 04:30 am, the group will pick you up at a hotel or apartment in Jakarta City. Then at 05:00 am, you will transfer to the coastal town of Carita by private car.

And then transfer to the bridge to get a fast boat to cruise to Krakatau volcano using a fast boat. And your breakfast time will be served on the boat while cruising to Krakatau.

You'll sail, crossing the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra. During the tour, you may see a group of flying fish and beautiful kinds of fish.

Heading to Krakatau, you will get the ticket before you climb the child of Krakatau, and you will climb the child of Krakatau. It will take around an hour to explore the child of Krakatau.

Then you will return to the boat to go around the child of Krakatau using a fast boat while taking a picture. You will cruise to Rakata Island for snorkeling, enjoying the beautiful kinds of fish and coral reefs.

Exploring coral reefs at Rakata Island. And after you have done snorkeling, you will go on a cruise to the beach for lunchtime, and lunchtime will be served while enjoying the beautiful day on the island.

You will cruise to Carita in the afternoon to drive back to Jakarta City. This tour will be accompanied by a friendly guide and offers an adventure and unforgettable journey to see what the left of the biggest explosion ever recorded in the history of humankind in 1883.

Need Airport Transfers?
See our best
Value Options
View Offers

Useful Information about Palembang Airport

Lounges at Palembang Airport

See all the airport lounges, locations and opening times available at Palembang Airport

Eating and Drinking at Palembang Airport

See all bars and restaurants at Palembang Airport, including locations and if they are before or after check-in

Duty Free Shopping at Palembang Airport

See all shops available at Palembang Airport - plan your duty free shopping in advance