Orangutan Borneo - Bangkirai Hill - Black River Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level



Youth and Family, Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes. Children more than 4 years

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



Indonesian (fluent), French (basic), English (fluent)

Discover Balikpapan - One Day Tour

Enjoy this one day tour at Balikpapan city, East Kalimantan with a visit to the Orangutan rehabilitation center and Sun Bear Sanctuary at Samboja Lodge.
Take a walk through the forest at Bangkirai Hill and climb-up the canopy bridge. The tour finishes with a canoe trip at Black river where you may see the wild Proboscis monkey and a local fisherman's village.


Pick up service from your Hotel at 07. 00 am, direct transfer to Samboja Lodge for 1, 5 hours. See the feeding time of orangutan and sun bear, continue to the office tower, in this place you will have a lot of information about the project of Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation. Return to the lodge for lunch time with Indonesian buffet.

Continue to the Bangkirai Hill, these areas known as Bukit Bangkirai, as most of the trees are Bangkirai. Entrances the forest through the track step for investigate any kind of flora and fauna of borneo rain forest. There is Canopy Bridge which is connecting between the trees, about 30 meters from ground with 64 meters foot step.

Continue to the Black river, we will start our trip with a canoe to find any wild proboscis monkey. Visiting some fisherman village. Return to Balikpapan.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the hotel or the airport

End location: At the Hotel or the airport

Duration: 12 hours

weather and traffic


Private and comfort car with fuel and driver possible to accommodate 3 passenger, private canoe.
*Please inform me if the group more than 3 people, I would provide larger vehicle and make a customized tour*.

What’s Included

Other: Tour as per program, private car with fuel and driver, entrance & donation fee at Samboja Lodge, Indonesian lunch buffet, entrance fee at Bangkirai Hill, private canoe at Black river.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100000 Indonesian Dollar Rupiah - Personal expenses to buy souvenir, etc.

What’s Extra

Other: Please bring Indonesia Rupiah if you are interest to buy any local souvenirs.


In some tourist sites, there will be staff who assists and provide some information.

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