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Camp Leaky was one of three spots we visited to see orangutans in tanjung Puting National Park. Though we loved them all, camp Leaky was where we had an incredible experience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Tim and Chris A
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St. Albert, Canada
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St. Albert, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Camp Leaky was one of three spots we visited to see orangutans in tanjung Puting National Park. Though we loved them all, camp Leaky was where we had an incredible experience. After hiking through the jungle towards the feeding station, my wife and I were stopped wiping the sweat from our brows. We heard a loud shaking in the tree... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

As other reviews before mine suggest, it simply the best place to see orangutans living in wild. My partner and I went to all three feeding stations that are open for public, and we found out that there were many more orangutans in Camp Leakey that showed up during feeding time, compared to the other two stations. We quickly felt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

from the minute we were met at the airport our guide couldn't have been better. trip to camp leakey is truly amazing. our timings at the camp was spot on Tom the alpha male seemed to be waiting for us he became our guide to the feeding station. to see the apes was one of the best things i have... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We did the 3d/2n trip with Isy Iskandar's crew. It was absolutely fantastic! Among various other feeding stations, we visited Camp Leakey where we were lucky enough to see the dominant male orangutang, and even got to see him choose a female and wander off for a little oranga-banga!!! We also stayed a while after most people left, and got... More 

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Vienna, Wien, Austria
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

would be great, but the unfriendliness of the "big boss" gives it a bitter taste (luckily most visitors never get to meet her).

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Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Telling about Orangutan in Tanjung Puting National Park, special mention must be given to Prof.DR. Birute Galdikas, " a crazy woman" who have dedicated her life for orangutan study and conservation. She was instrumental in having Tanjung Puting's designated as a national park in 1984, thirdteen years after she worked there and continues to campaign for its long term protection.... More 

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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Camp Leakey is a very special place for rehabilitated orangutans. Well worth visiting. The orangutans walk straight past you and are very close. I loved Camp Leakey.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We also wrote a review of Tanjing Puting more generally. This was a special place. We did a walk one morning and saw 4 orangutans including a family group where the soon-to-be alone boy was very curious and wonderful to watch. We also saw the King and a Gibbon at the feelings station, which was special. Our guide, Jafar, was... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Camp Leakey was absolutely one of the most amazing things my wife and I have ever done. We flew from Jakarta to Kalimantan and took a private klotok boat up the river to the Rimba Lodge. The Rimba Lodge is a small (~20 room) eco-lodge that shares its profits with the orangutan conservation efforts. It is the perfect location to... More 

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Okemos, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We took the two night boat tour with Isy Iskandar and really loved it. His guide (Jojo Bono) was excellent and helped us not only with seeing the orangutans but also with birding. The food on the boat was fabulous. We could not shower the first night because the river water was polluted but could the second night (the shower... More 

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