Not only does it have a beautiful underwater world, but the South Sulawesi region also has a stretch of mountains with stunning views.
For example, a tourist spot called Malino, which presents natural beauty that is cool and refreshing to the eye.
This tourist spot has been famous since the Dutch era, many years ago. You can also visit tea plantations, waterfalls, pine forests, and many more in this tourist area.
One of the destinations that are never bored of being visited by tourists while on vacation to Malino is Takapala Waterfall.
This natural tourist attraction located in Bulutana Village, Tinggimoncing District has a height of 109 meters and is surrounded by hills and cool forests.
Apart from seeing the beauty of the waterfall, the ticket price is only IDR 2,000, you can enjoy snacks such as fried bananas accompanied by warm drinks here.
Name: Takapala Waterfall
Address: Bulutana Village, Tinggimoncing Tinggimoncong District, Gowa Regency, South Sulawesi
Entrance ticket: IDR 2,000
Tinggimoncing Pine Forest
Before entering Takapala Waterfall, you will be presented with a beautiful view of the pine forest. The place that you can also visit this one is the Tinggimoncing Pine Forest or more popularly known as the Malino Pine Forest.
Located in a row of mountains and valleys, this destination not only presents towering pine trees. At some points, there are small spots that are ready to be your photo spots.
Address: Malino, Tinggimoncong, Gowa Regency, South Sulawesi
The next destination which is quite historic in Gowa is Malino Highland. This tea plantation, which is a relic of the Japanese colonial period, has many interesting spots to enjoy its natural beauty.
You can also walk to the top and enjoy a hot drink from the plantation. If you are too tired to reach a Japanese-style cafe, you can rent a horse.
Well, to enter this tourist attraction you have to prepare around IDR 50,000 per person.
Address: Pattapang, Tinggimoncong, Gowa Regency, South Sulawesi
Entrance ticket: IDR 50,000
Holyland Malino Tourism Park
Apart from offering natural attractions, Malino also has several unique buildings that are a pity to miss.
One of them is the Holyland Malino Tourist Park which has an exotic building similar to Holyland in Israel. The building that is usually used by the local community for this photo is a replica of Holyland, Jerusalem.
Address: Lonjoboko, Parangloe, Gowa Regency, South Sulawesi.
South Sulawesi does not only have a row of exotic beaches. However, there are many cool tourist destinations with perfect natural views.
So, what are you waiting for, let’s hurry to Malino and don’t forget to explore destinations in the city of Makassar.