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Camp Leakey

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Everything about this experience is worth it! From seeing the alpha male (Terry), to the women with their babies, you will not be disappointed!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank travisbluemling
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to visit this place because of its research facility and its history. Little did we know that there are very beautiful trekking possibilities from here, that surprisingly almost nobody made use of! We were very luck to have booked the tour with Local...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MeliSunshine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of seven travelling with "Cinnamon Nature Trails" visited Camp Leakey Feeding Centre - also called Camp 3 - at Tanjung Puting National Park in the afternoon on 2nd September 2019. Our houseboat dropped us at the Camp Leakey jetty on Sekonyer River. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Seevali D
Reviewed July 12, 2019

2019 was my second visit, I was there in 2008 too. I have to say that the experience now is not as good, further from the orangutans, many more people. One day it was like Piccadilly Circus and the noise, despite the signs insisting on...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Nikkormike
Reviewed June 19, 2019

we were three couples, and we rented a houseboat of the right size without having booked it first (so we could have seen it before!) we were very lucky with the weather (it never rained!) the trip in the river (3 nights) was very relaxing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank carlonitram
Reviewed June 11, 2019

This place is an essential part of great ape history. If you know the film "Gorillas in the Mist" about Dian Fossey and have seen documentaries about Jane Goodall and chimps, then you should know that this is THE orangutan place. Built by hand by...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank WeRtheTravelers
Reviewed June 11, 2019

On our trip to Indonesia Borneo we stayed on a house boat and took hikes of diferent Orangutan feeding stations. On the way to feeding station #2 on the Sekonyer River was Camp Leakey. This was one of the original research facilities for Orangutans. Upon...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank thibbs1955
Reviewed May 27, 2019

Cheeky orangutang sweep in for a fast snack, one knocking an unsuspecting tourist off a tree bough placed for sitting as it stepped on the opposite end! It’s all too easy to think it’s staged for tourists but our guide Jeffrey explained its sort of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Moira G
Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

Not only did we observe several orangutans and their babies. We also got to observe the behavior of homo sapiens and their unique ways. Yes it was crowded with tourists with very large cameras and phones. We had a young couple making selfies with orangutans....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sealrocker
Reviewed October 20, 2018

This is the most famous of the three feeding stations found along the Sekonyer River in Tanjung Puting National Park. My spouse and I visited in mid-September 2018 when crowds were smaller than during the high season. Nevertheless, the boat congestion was still unbelievable on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Hi craig .. for the cost you mean maybe you can directly ask one of the organizer tour and send your message via email you can see on the site that each they have or you can see in orangutansholiday .. i hope useful for you... More
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