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Wow Borneo

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Jln. Barito No 11, Palangkaraya 73112, Indonesia
+62 536 3222099
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A once in a lifetime experience

My husband and I took the 3D/2N trip In Tanjung Puting National Park. We found the whole... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
KarenManama_Bahrain
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Manama, Bahrain
Best boat on the river, great guiding

Wow Borneo organized a trip for me to Tanjung Puting to see orangutans, and then to Komodo to see... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2017
TravisTripper
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Austin, Texas
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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 visit villages and meet the inhabitants dependent on the jungle and the river for their livelihoods.
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“black water” (4 reviews)
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Jln. Barito No 11, Palangkaraya 73112, Indonesia
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Reviewed November 5, 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

1  Thank KarenManama_Bahrain
IbuGaye, General Manager at Wow Borneo, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 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 October 31, 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

1  Thank TravisTripper
IbuGaye, General Manager at Wow Borneo, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 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 October 12, 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

Thank Paul S
Reviewed August 24, 2017

The boat was absoletly comfortable, the crew was very friendly, the guide very helpful and the food on board great. Go for 3d/2 night trip if you are in hurry and for a 4d/3night trip if you want to excplore everthing at a very leisure...More

Thank christianheise87
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We tool the option of one night river cruise. The boat is very comfortable and well equiped wirh everything, the staff is reslly effective and well organised to make your stay easy. The food served on board was really very good, much more than we...More

Thank Gemma G
Reviewed August 12, 2017

We have overall a mixed feeling about the tour. The first part (2 days Palagntaraya with Putu) were very nice and interesting. The boat was a very good standard (not luxury but high level), the meals were great with good variety and the service very...More

1  Thank AndyMunich123
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This group runs great tours. Just 6 people on a river empty of any other tour boats, just locals going about their water based lives. Our Dayak guide was a treasure of information and helpfulness. The crew of the boat were lovely locals and really...More

1  Thank Heffie12
IbuGaye, Owner at Wow Borneo, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Dear Heffie12 , Thank you for your review. Our guide and crew appreciate your warm sentiments. It is great also that you have credited Wow Borneo's aims and vision for sustainable tourism here in Central Kalimantan. Regards from Gaye

Reviewed June 18, 2017

My husband and I went on a 2 night / 3 day day river cruise and the river cruise was one of the highlights of our trip. Our guide Jeni was fantastic and the crew could not do enough to make our trip comfortable and...More

1  Thank Ketu S
IbuGaye, Owner at Wow Borneo, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Hi Ketu, Thank you for your review. Much appreciated and really gives great encouragement to our special team! Kind regards, Gaye

Reviewed June 17, 2017

Our four-day boat trip on the Rungan and Kahayan rivers in central Borneo (Kalimantan) was amazing. Thanks to our skilled, knowledgeable guide and crew, we had a close look at orangutans in the wild and were blessed by a Dayak village elder. The meals on...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

My first jungle experience in Borneo on a beautiful wood boat, excellent food and friendly staff. Loved it!More

Thank Pierce V
IbuGaye, Owner at Wow Borneo, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2017

Thank you for the glowing feedback. We are in the final stages of building our new boat in Tanjung Puting National Park, with all the same standards of comfort, service and guiding excellence, so that we are now operating on 3 fascinating river systems in...More

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Maximos62
March 10, 2017|
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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
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