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Fishing and floating homes

A pleasant trip on the lake to see the fishermen and visit the floating village. in a motorised... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Judith T
London, United Kingdom
Vakantie Indonesië

With a kind of canoë you go to the floatinghouses visit the people who live there and drink coffee... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Valkenswaard, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Ask your hotel staff if they can arrange a local fishermen with a boat to bring you to this incredible big lake. Will cost around 13-16 EUR plus small tip in case your captain is nice. Coffee, Tea and fried bananas in a floating House...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tobias G
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We had a sunset lake cruise, and had tea at the floating house. It was very nice and beautiful, but it was very touristic, didn't see the ' locals'

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank annedU7507CD
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Yes, it is nice to see lots of palm trees in a lake, the lake is quite large, so it’s a long tour on the boat (you could get wet during the tour, no roof when it is raining, although it is fair to say...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LilliMadrid
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A pleasant trip on the lake to see the fishermen and visit the floating village. in a motorised canoe.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Judith T
Reviewed 19 November 2017

With a kind of canoë you go to the floatinghouses visit the people who live there and drink coffee with fried banana. A nice experience.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 627gerardv
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The usual package is a boat tour in the lake, and have coffee and fried banana fritters (pisang goreng) in one of the local floating houses, but we went a mile ahead to overnight at the house (request from your guide!) and this is the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

It is a magic place to float around in one of the local boats. Experience the hospitality and drink a coffee in one of the floating houses.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank M_vanderRoest
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We had the visit to the buggies house in the Temple Lake. The boats ate quite basic and the initial part of the visit is not very nice because you pass through the back houses with not very nice look. When you are at the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rciurana
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

You jump on a small motorized fishing boat carrying max 3 people and you speed off over Tempe Lake. Tempe is a very shallow lake with a lot of fisher men, birds and even trees growing in the like. You visit some floating houses where...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Rinke Z
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Take a guide who will help you understand the traditional village life and the importance of caring for the ecology and environment.,,, and you will be impressed. The tour gives you insight into life in the floating villages (wet and dry seasons alike) and you...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank DeannToni
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