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Camp Leakey

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The orangutans are captivative. All three feeding stations are excellent. But at Camp Leakey you are most likely to see these creatures up close, just be careful, they are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
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lanhamumc
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

The orangutans are captivative. All three feeding stations are excellent. But at Camp Leakey you are most likely to see these creatures up close, just be careful, they are indeed wild animals. The boat travel throughout the national park are a textbook of wildlife. Travel there is also cool, with a please tell breeze. I stayed at Rimba lodge, the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I booked a 3 day boat trip to Camp Leaky last September. Unfortunately due to the devastating fires in the area I was unable to take the tour. I had booked this trip through Fitness Adventures who are based in Sydney. I found Zoe From Fitness Adventures to be extremely helpful from start to finish. She also assisted with my... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

This is a research facility inside the Tanjung Putting national park where the very first orangutan sanctuary was set up many years ago. It is invaluable to see the conservation efforts, through history, and fight against corporate greed that is destroying this beautiful area.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Camp Leakey may be the biggest camp for orang utan population among other camps in Tanjung Puting National Park. At this camp, you'll get bigger opportunity to meet and see orang utans at their feeding station. Information center at this camp was also much more informative.

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Canberra, Australia
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Old established rehab centre for orang-utans. Interesting exhibition and good views of orang-utans on the feeding platform.

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Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Camp Leakey Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre was founded in 1971 as the first place in Indonesia to become a rehabilitation centre for orangutans at Tanjung Puting Park Central Kalimantan Indonesia.. There are now three orangutan rehabilitation locations, Tanjung Harapan, Pondok Tanggui, and Camp Leakey located at Tanjung Puting National park. Camp Leakey is the location for semi-wild and wild orangutans in... More 

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Oosterhout, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Great trip with orangutanhouseboat.com. Fardi really understands how to service his customers. Best food in 4 weeks of indonesia. Camp Leakey could be more restrictive tool the behavior of visitors to ensure good balance between tourism and preservation. Great experience!!

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Jakarta
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is my second time here. this time, I took 22 family and friends along and some are true city sleeker but boy did everyone enjoyed themselves. My teenage girls loved it too. Its a great way to help our children appreciate nature. Would I go again? Yes. why not? While at it, go all the way by sleeping on... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Incredible close up look at some of the last remaining orangutans in the world! The apes live a wild existence but, because of being rescued from the palm plantation burn clearings or shootings, they had human exposure so are more curious than purely wild ones. Guides are all knowledgeable and also protective of you in case the wonderful creatures get... More 

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Miami, Florida
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111 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

A special memory for my husband and me was a visit to Camp Leakey set up by a woman student of Leakey’s, Dr. Galdikas, who devoted her life to doing research on the orangutans. Upon arrival at Leakey camp, there sitting on a fence on the dock was a female orangutan holding her little baby -- Peta and Peter. It... More 

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