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Tangkoko National Reserve

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We stayed 1 night to do a sunset hike and a hike early in the morning. I can recommend to do both... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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Great place to visit

We loved our visit there. We had booked via Manado Safari Tours who took charge of the driver, the... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Sophie B
Besancon, France
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“black macaques”(11 reviews)
“the reserve”(3 reviews)
“cuscus”(13 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Jalan Desa batu Putih, Bitung, Indonesia
+62 895-1550-7588
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed 1 night to do a sunset hike and a hike early in the morning. I can recommend to do both because you see different animals. We saw a lot: tarsier monkeys, spiders and various birds.

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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We loved our visit there. We had booked via Manado Safari Tours who took charge of the driver, the accommodation and getting us a guide. We were with Willi (not sure of the spelling though). He was an experienced guide. He took us away from...More

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The park offers a great opportunity to see some amazing wildlife unique to this area: the Maleo bird, black macaques, tarsiers, and birds endemic to Sulawesi. This area was pivotal in historic naturalist Alfred Wallace developing his theories about wildlife and is only a short...More

Thank Amanda_johnst75
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

After a 2 hour drive we arrived at the park where our guide Mr. Zakar was waiting for us at the entrance. Thanks to this experienced guide we were ‘lucky’ on this rainy day, we saw the Makakes, 3 families of Tarsiers, Hornbil, several cuscus...More

Thank Sietse S
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I only spent one afternoon/evening at the park, but I wish I had had more time - other visitors told me they had also done morning hikes and seen additional wildlife that I missed. But even though I missed out on the macaques and horn-bills,...More

Thank Justine S
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This is a stunning National Park with some really special and interesting animal and bird life. We used grab to get to the park from Manado as it was much cheaper (244,000) than the taxis (450,000)! It took a couple of hours to get there....More

Thank Juliette C
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

During our diving trip to Sulawesi we took a half day tour of the reserve, organized by our hotel. We had a great guide who went out of her way to ensure we had a memorable encounter with a large troop of black macaques. We...More

Thank NicholasS642
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Great experience and a great guide. She found black macaques (more than we could count), a cuscus, the large horn-billed bird, a pair of owls and tarsius monkeys. Bring Indonesian rupiah to tip the guide...her knowledge of the forest, the animals and their locations was...More

Thank Melissa J
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This is a little visited and amazing place. The accommodation is basic, but seeing tarsiers and a troop of black macaques was an wonderful experience. The walking is quite stiff, as a lot of it is uphill on rough surfaces with no real path. We...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 20 June 2018

2 hours ride from Manado by car. Entry ticket price is very cheap for local tourist, around IDR 5k to 7.5k but need extra money for the ranger fee which is not written on the price list. The place is huge with so many plants...More

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Response from GelatikTimor | Reviewed this property |
The walk itself won't be a problem. But there is no toilet inside the park