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Private Borneo Cruise and Orangutan Sighting

Discover the wildest side of Indonesia with this cruise of 3 days or more around Borneo in which you will meet and play with orangutans in their natural habitat.

Borneo Cruise and Orangutan Sighting

Day 1

We will meet up at Iskandar airport in the morning, and from there we will head to the area of Kumai. Once there, we will set off on our klotok, a traditional wooden Indonesian boat that will act as our floating house during the three-day cruise through Borneo.

We drift down the Sekonyer river until reaching the Tanjung Harapan rehabilitation center for Orangutans. Our journey there will take us through the wildest side of Borneo where you will see animals such as the proboscis monkey, Macaques, and exotic birds.

At the Tanjung Harapan reserve, you will see the orangutans in the middle of the jungle wilderness. Respecting their space, you'll see just how loving and affectionate they really are.

After, we will return to the Klotok to enjoy the sunset over the river Sekonyer. Finally, we will end our intense day with a delicious candlelight meal as we are gently pulled along by the currents of the river while hearing the sounds of the jungle wildlife that surrounds us.

Day 2

After waking to the break of dawn and the first sounds of the stirring jungle animals, we will have filling breakfast before we head to the camp at Pondok Tanggui. There you will have a fun time watching the affectionate orangutans of all ages and sizes.

Later, we will climb back aboard our klotok and head to the Leakey camp. During the two-hour journey, you will have time to relax, admire the surrounding nature and enjoy a delicious meal on board.

When you arrive at Camp Leakey, you can choose between enjoying a hiking route through the Indonesian jungle or visiting the information center. Later, we will head to the Nipa Palm area, also known as the house of Fireflies. In this enclosure, we will admire these incredible insects that endow the area with a magical and spectacular aura.

Finally, we will have dinner on board our floating house and then have a good night’s rest following an intense day.

Day 3

We will have breakfast on board the boat and then we will travel along the river to Kumaiand. Here, we'll climb onto an air-conditioned vehicle that will take us to the airport of Pangkalan Ban for about 9:30 sm, when we'll say goodbye following three magnificent days of the cruise.

4 day cruise

With this option, you can extend your experience in Borneo. We will visit more thrilling places such as a center of reforestation, where you can plant some trees to help preserve the environment and learn about some of the curative properties of the native flora. We will also visit a small local village where we can enjoy the customs and traditions of the people and you will have your own free time to explore the local culture.

Accommodation

The accommodation on the tour through Borneo will be a traditional klotok. This boat, some 50 feet in length, is equipped with mattresses, cushions, mosquito net, a kitchen and a bathroom.

During the tour, you will be attended by a professional crew, composed of a captain, a chef, and an English-speaking guide.

What do I need for this tour?

The only thing you need to do this circuit is a return flight to Pangkalan Bun Iskandar Airport, arriving the day you have booked your tour for before 12 midday, and returning three days later. That is, if you arrive on a Monday, you will have to take the plane on Wednesday. If you book the 4 day circuit and arrive on a Monday, your plane will have to leave on Thursday.

Important Information

Due to the high demand for this tour during the months of July, August and September, we recommend that you contact us beforehand to guarantee availability.

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Price

This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

3 day cruise
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 6 people
US$ 548.30
US$ 721
US$ 893.70
US$ 1,066
US$ 1,239
4 day cruise
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 6 people
US$ 690.80
US$ 863.50
US$ 1,036
US$ 1,208
US$ 1,381

3 day cruise

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 548.30
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 721
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 893.70
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 1,066
  • Up to 6 people

    US$ 1,239

4 day cruise

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 690.80
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 863.50
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 1,036
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 1,208
  • Up to 6 people

    US$ 1,381

* The price varies based on the chosen date

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

3 days - 4 days.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english.

Included

Pangkalan Bun airport pick up and drop off.

Transport by traditional Klotok boat.

English speaking professional guide.

All the meals during the tour.

Entry to the Tanjung Puting National Park.

Accommodation on the Klotok boat (2 or 3 nights).

Water mineral, tea, coffee, and snacks during the Klotok boat trip.

When to book?

You can book up until 5 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Per group from
US$ 548.30

Cancellations

If you cancel 3 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 75%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.