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Tanjung Puting National Park

Kecamatan Kumai, Kabupaten Kotawaringin,, 74181, Indonesia
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: National Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
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Scottsdale
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246 reviews 246 reviews
92 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We accessed the park by slow boat up the river which gives you lots of time to marvel at the density of the mangroves lining the shore and to spot the various monkeys in the trees as well as the very colorful Kingfisher. We went ashore at an orangutan feeding station where after a heavy rainfall we had to gingerly... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

It was an amazing experience to see orang utan, gibbon, bekantan and boars in their nature habitat, and there were a lot more we can find under the shades of rainforest! Pitcher plants, birds, various mushrooms and trees to name a few. And crocodiles! What a fun way to spend long weekend. As to the agent, the boat was okay,... More

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Manama, Bahrain
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121 reviews 121 reviews
71 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

If you like nature, greenery and seeing animals and birds in their natural habitat this is the place to do it. Admittedly you need to be a bit lucky to catch sight of them but when you do it gives you a thrill. I low rated it not because of the program itself but for the poor conduct by the... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I never been in such beautiful forest like tanjung puting national park. Our guide, Dian, knows the area very well. He even knows the name of ever single orang utan we met. Although the klotok boat we took is quite simple than others, it provides us with good meals and excellen t services. Perfect place to learn the nature

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Leonding, Austria
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

It is quite a long trip up the river but groups of different species of monkeys and other wildlife make it an amazing trip. we didn't have a mosquito issue but it was unbelievable humid and hot in mid-october. we were on a trip with the Orion cruise ship and this excursion was planned very diligently with great guides. the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We took a Klotok up the river to Camp Leakey. I have never been in such awe of the natural wildlife and weather before in my life. I have never seen rain as heavy as what we encountered. The further we went up the river the more there was to see. The first wild Orangutan we saw gave me goose... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This for myself and my husband was one of the highlights of our honeymoon in Indonesia. The sheer quantity of biodiversity found in the flora and fauna is simply stunning. We saw orangutans, macaques, gibbons, proboscis monkeys and many types of wildlife. Do bring binoculars, something we forgot to pack. Stay on a klotok and sleep under the stars with... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Our tour operator - Adventures Indonesia - was super. The whole staff of the klotok was amazing. The park is nice, but it is extremely sad to see how abused it is. The gold mine up the stream sends sand all the way down the river changing its color (and ecology too). One morning we also saw gasoline rainbows all... More

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Jakarta
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3 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

It so natural place and rich of knowledge of nature.. We got to tanjung puting by Klotok, where we can sleep under the enclosed deck of the boat, on comfortable mattresses under mosquito nets, then wake up to the sounds of the Borneo jungle. Western and also Asian style breakfast served 3 times daily on Klotok. Whilst enjoying the river... More

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Cologne, Germany
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Maybe one of the finest place in the world to see orang-utans in the natural environment!!! You gently cruise along the river through the rain forest and have excellent possibilities to watch these unique characters....must see!!!

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