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Tanjung Puting National Park

Address: Kumai, Indonesia
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Type: National Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
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Type: National Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Our visit was at the start of an 8-day Borneo to Bromo tour, superbly organised for us by Adventure Indonesia, and it was a brilliant way to begin! We spent 2 days and nights travelling up the Sekoyer River, staying on the top deck of a small klotok boat. Even though we went in the low season, which can be... More 

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Namur, Belgium
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Amazing trip in the jungle of Borneo. Our guide was very exceptional, he was born in Borneo and knew everything about wild life in the jungle, up to organize this amazing night trekking for seaching of tarentulas. My wife who hate spiders was very greatefull for that. But first we had to book a flight to Pangkalanbun, that was absolutely... More 

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101 reviews 101 reviews
6 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Our trip on the klotok was excellent. I would recommend going in the shoulder seasons when it's quieter and arrange a boat on arrival if you have the time staying a night either side in pangkalan bun. You will get small saving in cost but more importantly you will have 3 full days leaving at 8am and arrive back 8pm... More 

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Hungary-Spain
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Visited this national park to see orangutans in their natural environment.Travelling far into the park on a klotok is a very relaxing experience. You got to see a lot of wildlife proboscis monkeys, long tail macaques and many birds, hornbill, kingfisher etc. The main attraction though are the camps with the orangutans. Visited 3 different camps (one being camp leakey)... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We had an amazing experience. Although it was banana season, we saw a lot of oerangutangs at the platforms. The klotok (boat) on the river made it special and we felt like the only ones one the river. Romantic and adventurous.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This amazing place is probably one of the largest orangutan sanctuary on earth. You can see friendly Orangutans everywhere. When our boat reached the camp, "Siswi" the orangutan queen was waiting for us at the dock. Although she is quite friendly with male humans (i would even say she is quite flirty to man), ladies should stay cautious as female... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We (my partner and I) had a really good time in Tanjung Puting and can recommend this trip to everyone interested in nature. We saw orangutans, gibbons, macaques, crocodiles, all kinds of birds, insects and much more in their natural environment. The trip was very relaxed, no rush, with plenty of time to explore the jungle. Our local guide Jenie... More 

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Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Tanjung Puting National Park is one of the wide habitat for Orangutans. Going deeply to the jungle by boat/kelotok, we can see, actually not only a wild orangutan but also a dozen wildlife. Birds flying accross the river, swiflet forraging insect around the river, some hornbills perching in the top of canopy, kingfisher flying infront of your boat, crocodile busking... More 

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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We spent 4 days there and loved every minute of it. What a beautiful place. We saw many orangutans, proboscis monkeys, bird life and butterflies. We traveled into the park down the river by klotok and had a wonderful crew who looked after us so very well. I highly recommend this place and the more who embrace eco tourism the... More 

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Pangkalan Bun
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

For me, this place is good to heal my mind, place that make me still human. Recovering my busy mind with just looking the nature surrounds me. Is really breathtaking. I love you Borneo, Indonesia. Proud that i am part of you :*

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