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Lone traveller to Borneo

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Lone traveller to Borneo

I am thinking of heading to Borneo for 7-10day in December on my way back from the UK to New Zealand and was wondering if anyone had any advice around tour companies because I will be going on my own.I have had a wee look around but not finding 100% what im looking for. I am really interested in the diving in the islands and also and Orangutans at Sepilok, and if possible would love to do a longhouse stay. Any help/advice would be much appreciated!

Terrigal, Australia
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did the same. the tour companies and guides that were recommended seemed to be asking for a lot of money. so i'm going on my own in august and doing mahakan river (houseboats/wildlife/dayak) and kutai NP (orangutangs) and maybe Derawan (snorkel). from what I've researched it seems that it is doable and a lot less expensive. if you want i'll let you know how it went when I get back in September.

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Hi, diving and orang utan? So, you better go to kalimantan (borneo) . To see orang utan go to pangkalan bun then fly to ketapang (cheap and small plane) , driving to sukadana for 1-2 hours ( a small beautiful city with a lot of beachs and islands), rent a speedboat from sukadana to karimata islands where you can dive. It is gonna be an easy trip.



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