Orangutan tour - Bangkirai Hill - Mangrove Center

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Activity Level



Youth and Family, Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Adventure / Active


Kid Friendly: Yes. Minimum age for children participants 4 years old

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



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

Balikpapan One Day Tour

Enjoy one day private tour at Balikpapan, East Kalimantan. Trip includes : visit Samboja Lodge to see rehabilitation center for orangutan and sun bear, next spot is soft trekking through Bangkirai hill forest with fascinating canopy bridge 30 meters from the ground, and ending the tour with taking a canoe to Mangrove Center for a chance to see the wild proboscis monkey. We will pass some small river and see the sunset at Balikpapan Bay.

*Please inform me if the group more than 3 people, I could provide larger vehicle and make a customized tour. *


Pick - up service from your place ( Hotel, the Airport or any place in Balikpapan ) at 07. 00 am, we will visit some area.

SAMBOJA LODGE. This area is strictly for the orangutans survival foundation and sun bear sanctuary, which has been developing since 1992 in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, today at Samboja Lodge has about 150 orangutans that been released into 6 islands around the Samboja Lodge are re-forestation and protection rainforests.

BANGKIRAI HILL. These areas known as Bukit Bangkirai, as most of the trees are Bangkirai. Located in outside Balikpapan city, about 45 km. 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 more than 100 foot step.

MANGROVE CENTER. Take a small motorized canoe crossing the Balikpapan Bay, seeing the wild proboscis monkey as known as nasalis larvatus while its on the tree. TOUR END

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the airport or Hotel

End location: at Hotel or the Airport

Duration: 12 hours



Using a comfort private car with driver, using a canoe for mangrove trip with a life jacket.

What’s Included

Other: Entrance fee and donation at Samboja Lodge, Entrance fee at Bangkirai Hill, Private Canoe at Mangrove Center, Indonesian Lunch Buffet at Samboja Lodge, Private car, fuel & driver for land transfer, welcome drink at Samboja Lodge, Mineral water.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5 5 - Donation

What’s Extra

  • Souvenirs

Other: Please bring Indonesia rupiah if you want to buy local souvenirs.


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

Private tour guide Nila

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