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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Tangkoko National Park with the express intention to see its birdlife and fauna. On a previous trip to Weda, Halmahera 2 years earlier we'd me a couple who told us of Tangkoko and recommended Tangkoko Lodge and its owner & guide, Bobby. We realised just how special Bobby was when our Lion Air flight from Denpasar was rescheduled and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

The accomodation itself does not rate 4 stars but the room was large, there was a decent bed, a powerful fan, aircon which worked (sort of), lots of hot water (no soap or toiletries) and dinner and breakfast were simple but fine. The real point here though is the wildlife and the fantastic guides. In just one late afternoon and... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Our brilliant bird guide Samuel recommended this lodge, and we are so glad he did. Newly constructed and very clean, the rooms had nets and air-conditioning, and the park forest begins in the back garden- owls call at night, and birds fly through. Frankie and his family were attentive and kind and provided wonderful service for birders--offering early pre-dawn breakfasts... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This homestay was booked for us by our local guide as it's one of the "best" in the area. It's essentially a room with a bed in it and toilet tacked on to the back but it more than suited our needs. The room was basic but clean and it does have air con as well as a fan which... More 

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Raritan, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Our birding group stayed here three nights at the end of our trip to Sulawesi and Halmahera. By far this was one of our best lodges during the trip. Very clean, comfortable rooms with western toilets and a shower (yay!) and air conditioning! The food wasn't bad either. Very conveniently located not far from the Tangkoko National Park entrance.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Providing basic accommodation just minutes to one of the world's flora and fauna conservation area, Tangkoko Nature Reserve, Tangkoko Lodge is a great choice to stay in if you do not wish to travel the 2 hours journey before visiting the nature reserve. We arrived at Tangkoko Lodge in the afternoon and spent some time walking to the village and... More 

4 Thank dynamic14
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Tangkoko Lodge is clean and comfortable for rural accommodation (even aircon or fan in rooms) plus fresh and tasty home cooked meals. It is close to the reserve and Bobby is a fantastic guide (he is now also training up younger guides). We saw more wildlife and birds than we could have hoped for in four days. Thanks for a... More 

4 Thank Judith H
Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I recently stayed at Tangkoko Lodge for 3 nights. It;s a lodge with nice surrounding, comfortable room, good food. I saw a Yellow-billed Malkoha just outside the restaurant. It would be better with wifi and hot water. Bobby, the owner, promised to improve it soon.

4 Thank Yuvictor56
Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Of course, coming from a nice resort or city hotel, one needs to adjust to the basic accommodation – but hey, you are in a small village with an amazing jungle in walking distance. We had a great time at the Tangkoko Lodge, the rooms are basic, but clean and have a nice terrace. The food was AMAZING, actually some... More 

3 Thank travelbug188590
Severna Park, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We visited Tangkoko Lodge as part of a private tour while staying in Lembeh. We left our hotel at 4 a.m. so that we could arrive at the lodge early enough to get in some good bird viewing. Before we were 5 minutes into the park our host, Bobby, had already pointed out 4 different bird species. We hiked through... More 

2 Thank Alison M
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Additional Information about Tangkoko Lodge

Address: Jl. Raya Danowudu, Bitung, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bitung
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Tangkoko Lodge Bitung, Indonesia - Sulawesi
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