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Wow Borneo

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On Board the Best Boat The captain and the crew make this to fantastic. We saw lots of... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Ubud, Indonesia
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We just spent an amazing week getting to know the Dayak culture with Wow!Borneo. The highlights... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Victoria A
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Kalimantan Tour Destinations (KTD) unique cruise boats take you along meandering jungle lined rivers, passing islands with orang utans visible in the trees and the briliant splashes of kites, hornbills and kingfishers overhead. Further upstream...more
Jln. Barito No 11, Palangkaraya 73112, Indonesia
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

On Board the Best Boat The captain and the crew make this to fantastic. We saw lots of orangutans, beautiful bird life and Dayak Village. The food is totally 5-star. Borneo's best. I highly recommend this river trip. Australian safety standards

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We just spent an amazing week getting to know the Dayak culture with Wow!Borneo. The highlights were a visit with a Dayak elder, spotting orangutans, a swim in a fresh water river in the rain forest, and the amazing food onboard the boat but what...More

2  Thank Victoria A
IbuGaye, Owner at Wow Borneo, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thank you so much for your positive feedback and the glowing report of our guide, Citra. It is warmly appreciated by all of our team here!

Reviewed 20 April 2018

The river ride through red-colored waters took us to a viewing site where we immediately saw macaques. Not five minutes into our trek, we spotted a huge male organgutan, which gave me plenty of time to video as well as watch. Any walk through a...More

4  Thank Julia H
Reviewed 16 February 2018

AMAZING! this is the feeling when you are on the beautiful Sekonyer Boat by Wow Borneo. In the middle of the jungle, with its humidity, light, sounds, colors, yet you feel comfortable on the boat, pampered by the crew... from food, to attentions ... and...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We chose Wow Borneo because they had the safest looking boats for our small children whilst having competetive prices. We had the boat to ourselves and a lovely crew. The food included some of the best local dishes we've had in Indonesia in 2+ years....More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
IbuGaye, General Manager at Wow Borneo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thanks for the great review! What a perfect location for a boat adventure and even better outside the busy visitor season in July and August

Reviewed 28 December 2017

Great boat with plenty of room, great staff and trip leader and very interesting way to see orangutans. In addition to seeing these interesting animals, we also had two very interesting village tours and went to the BOSF foundation to learn more about their goal...More

1  Thank MikeHSFO
IbuGaye, General Manager at Wow Borneo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you Mike for your review. We are also expanding our cruises into other areas of Kalimantan to visit the famous Tanjung Puting and Sebangau National Parks to give our guests more opportunities to experience these amazing endangered animals in their natural habitats.

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Wow Borneo’s trip on their comfortable boat for three nights and four days gave us a real insight into Borneo, it’s jungle and wildlife. On spotting our first orang-utan we thought we were in luck but then to find 7 in a group was wildly...More

1  Thank MartinHunt
Reviewed 5 November 2017

My husband and I took the 3D/2N trip In Tanjung Puting National Park. We found the whole experience to be absolutely incredible. The boat was well equipped and very comfortable, with a spacious deck area fitted with comfortable rattan sofas and chairs. Air conditioned cabins...More

2  Thank KarenManama_Bahrain
IbuGaye, General Manager at Wow Borneo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you so much for your review. All in our company, myself included, are committed to providing a memorable experience for each and every one of our guests.

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Wow Borneo organized a trip for me to Tanjung Puting to see orangutans, and then to Komodo to see dragons. Their boat to Tanjung Puting seemed to be the most comfortably furnished among the tour boats I saw on the river, and the food and...More

2  Thank TravisTripper
IbuGaye, General Manager at Wow Borneo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks Travis Tripper for your feedback. Wow Borneo's team works hard to maintain our boat, the Sekonyer, in excellent condition, to provide delicious food from local ingredients and to give every one of our guests a memorable experience in the world famous Tanjung Puting National...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Seeing orangutans in the wild has to be one of the great sights in nature and Wow are a great company with whom to do it. I suspect that there are cheaper options as the 3 day 2 night experience is quite pricey, but I...More

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28 April 2018|
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Response from Asiadvisor001 | Reviewed this property |
Hello sorry for the late reply we have tried to centralize the program and prices for the 3 different boats secret-retreats website, cruises in Borneo Jungle Departure from Pangkalan Bun for cruise on Sekonyer (3... More
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Response from IbuGaye | Property representative |
Hi Maximos, Thanks for your query! Our 3 day itinerary is on our wowborneo website under the cruises tag on the homepage. This cruise is run from Palangka Raya every Tuesday. Please send an email to our sales team at... More