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Situated in southwest Kalimantan, Tanjung Puting is one of the more accessible national parks on the island.

Making your way through narrow backwaters under the jungle canopy by local klotok boat gives you a serene view of the unspoilt rainforest and the best chance of spotting primates, crocodiles and birdlife.

Camp Leakey Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

In the depths of the park the renowned Camp Leakey Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre has been caring for orphaned and rescued orangutans since the pioneering work of Dr Galdikas in the 1970s. This is possibly the most rewarding of the world’s four sanctuaries as the rehabilitated orangutans you see are wild and free to roam the 4,000 square kilometre park.

Accommodation

Klotok boat, Tanjung Puting, Kalimantan Indonesia
Although there's a comfortable ecolodge on the river bank at the edge of the park, there's also the option of sleeping on the deck of your boat under a mosquito net, at one with the sights and sounds of the jungle.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Tanjung Puting National Park

Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Tanjung Puting National Park, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    Accommodation choices for Tanjung Puting National Park

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Tanjung Puting National Park. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Upper deck double bed on Deluxe Klotok Boat

      Deluxe Klotok Riverboat I

      Simple

      Take a river trip on the Deluxe Klotok Riverboat I by day and then moor up for a night under the stars with the sounds of the jungle around you.

    • Rimba Lodge, Tanjung Puting

      Rimba Lodge

      Simple

      Rimba Lodge is set right on the edge of the gently flowing Sekonyer river beside Tanjung Puting National Park. The 32 rooms all have fans and mosquito drapes as well as western toilets and showers.