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Camp Leakey

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Bangalore
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149 reviews 149 reviews
31 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We ( me and my wife) visited this place on 13th April, 2014. We have visited Tanjung Puting on 12th and also we saw orangutans in Gunung Leuser in Sumatra. But this was the best of all! On the way to the feeding station, we spotted many orangutans and one of them was really entertaining all of us for more... More

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Malaga
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We spent a day visiting various locations where Orangutans were likely to be seen. We were not disappointed since our guide Erwin seemed to have the knack to spot special things for us like mother and child by the rivers edge which we enjoyed alone until they were bored and sauntered off. The river and jungle on either side of... More

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Scottsdale
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262 reviews 262 reviews
95 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Camp Leakey was a two hour slow but fascinating boat ride up the mangrove lined river from the lodge we were staying at. On arrival you walk along a raised boardwalk above the mangrove swamp and then along a trail through the rainforest to the feeding platform. We were lucky to spot a few or Gautama in the trees before... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The animals we found here were not afraid of human. We could be near them and some even posed for us! Lovely experience!

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Traveling on your own slow boat to Camp Leakey is the way to go. We went with Isy Iskander's Borneo Orangutan Tours and really enjoyed ourselves, kicking back on deck watching the monkeys, birds and crocodiles and hiking to the feeding stations. The boat had some nicer touches than most on the river and crew were great and we enjoyed... More

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Leonding, Austria
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266 reviews 266 reviews
58 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

..this is the place to experience close-up encounters with one of the great apes! be prepared for the hot humid climate. we were lucky enough to be guided by Dr.Beruti herself - what an amazing lifetime project and insights into the world of orangutans.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Travelling to the camp is great and better in the slow chugging boats rather than speed boats, great trek into see orangutans and gibbons so close it is hard to believe, care needs to be taken to watch bags and back away if orangs get too near, the young teens are cheeky! Mum and baby amazing and although it is... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Love the isolation up the river. Loved the fact that you can see the orang-utans up close in the wild and see that people can be good.

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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25 reviews 25 reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Amazing experience for the whole family, the visit to camp leakey will stay in the minds of our children for a very longtime and the beautifull photos we made will stay forever.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

compared to camp leakey the feeding stations ext where boring. in camp leakey we saw deadly tarantulas, wild pigs, orangutans, monkeys( of all sorts) and many different birds and plants. if you are planning on visiting tanjung national park make sure you go to camp leakey, you wont regret it!

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