Sports and Games

Angkasa Airsoftgun Area (A3)

Established in August 2009, it is claimed to be the only official battle game in Indonesia. “A3” is directly managed by the Indonesian Air Force and open for public. It lies on a space of 8 hectares (about 20 acres) and includes indoor and outdoor's battle areas. Games are played by two groups of a minimum of 5 persons, at anytime during night or day.

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Location : Jl. Iswahyudi, Komplek TNI AU, Lanud Balikpapan
Telephone : +62 542 5600405 or Joni Kusworo: +62 811 531194
Website :
Email : [email protected]
Operating hours : daily, 8am-night
Admission charge : Rp 100,000/person including weapons, safety equipments and protector google for 2 hours of play.
Facilities : toilets, parking area
How to get there : By "mikrolet": from Jl. Jend. Sudirman, take the mikrolet number 5 or 6 to "Damai" terminal (fare: Rp 3,000). From there take the number 7 and get off in front of the "Rumah Sakit TNI AU" (airforce hospital). Other option: ask the driver to drop you off at the Airsoftgun area (fare: Rp 3,000)
Remarks : It is located within the airforce hospital complex. Wearing sneakers during the game and advance booking are recommended. As you enter the Airsoftgun building, go to the second floor for a registration. There are some rules of the game that will be explained by the staff.

Lapangan Golf Lamin Kariangau

A golf course with stunning scenery. It was opened in 1996 and has a lounge with outdoor and indoor settings.

Location : Jl. Soekarno Hatta Km. 5,5, Karang Joang.
Telephone : +62 542 5665846, Mr. Lili: +62 813 46522273
Operating hours : daily, 6am-6pm
Admission charge : weekdays: Rp. 150,000/person, weekends: Rp. 230,000/person. A golf car that fits for 2 persons including the driver: Rp. 150,000. Caddy's tip: Rp. 150,000 after 18 holes
Facilities : restaurant and lounge, toilets
How to get there : by taxi from the city center costs about Rp. 30,000 and takes about 1 hour to get there
Remarks : cash payment only, in Rupiah. Advance booking on weekends is recommended. Rental golf shoes are available in only 3 shoes sizes 41, 42 and 43. It is recommended to have your own shoes.

Balikpapan Sports Center

There are numerous sports areas open for public, such as grass futsal, polypropylene futsal, and badminton.

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Location : Jl. MT. Haryono No. 17
Telephone : +62 542 8879900
Fax : +62 542 887009
Email : [email protected]
Operating hours : Futsal: daily, 8am-12am. Badminton: daily, 8am-11pm. Billiard: daily, 8am-1am
Facilities : toilets, cafeteria, parking area
Nearby facilities : hospital, shopping center
How to get there : by "mikrolet": 1ake the "mikrolet" no. 2 from "Batu Ampar" terminal then get off in front of the sport center (fare: Rp. 3,000)
Remarks : charges to play the game: Futsal: rates start from Rp. 150,000/hour, Badminton: rates start from Rp. 50.000/hour and should be booked 3 hours earlier. Monthly payment in Badminton available for Rp. 400,000 to Rp. 500,000, Billiard: rates start from Rp. 28,000/hour.

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Your Comments:


JoTravelGuide 4 May 2012


Hi Jackson, terima kasih untuk lawatan ke website kami. Hingga saat ini, kami hanya cover Balikpapan untuk wilayah Kalimantan. Anda boleh coba Lamin Kariangau Golf Course di Karang Joang. Wishing you have a pleasant trip to Balikpapan!


jackson 3 May 2012


hi....saya jackson dari sabah malaysia ingin bertanya dimanakah tempat untuk bermain golf di kalimantan dan pada masa yang sama rekomen mana mana tempat yang menarik untuk dilawati...sekian

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