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Camp Leakey

#2 of 39 things to do in Central Kalimantan Features Animals
Indonesia
+62 812-7297-7400
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Great place to see orangutans feeding

There is about a 20-25 minute walk from the boat landing to the feeding platform. It is a flat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dixiepeach
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Kansas City
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Dedicated to Orangutan Preservation

While visiting Tanjung Puting NP, you will stop at Camp Leakey to observe orangutans feeding at a... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
mwcw
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new mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is about a 20-25 minute walk from the boat landing to the feeding platform. It is a flat path and an easy walk. Along the way is a visitor center with lots of info about the animals living there. We spent almost two hours...More

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 30 May 2017

While visiting Tanjung Puting NP, you will stop at Camp Leakey to observe orangutans feeding at a designated time of day. What makes this stop different from the others, is learning about the preservation efforts led by Dr. Birute Galdikas and her team of scientists,...More

Thank mwcw
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It was a great pleasure to see orangutans in a wilderness. Amazing memories, great pictures. The boat was very nice, food - amazing. About Camp Leakey - full respect for professor Birute Galdikas. We met her accidentally. You should come here, donate and sign every...More

Thank Beata W
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

If visiting the national park this site is a must. There is a small museum that is unbearably hot and you can meet the head ranger who is blind. Then walk to the feeding station 15 minutes before the bananas and corn and you will...More

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed 24 April 2017

It is obvious they are working hard for the orangutans in very tough conditions. It is definitely worth visiting.

1  Thank gwasshoppah
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is the place that I want to visit again. But it's better if coming here not in the peak holiday season of June-July.

Thank Ivan P
Reviewed 27 March 2017

If you visit Tanjung Puting NP, you'll probably go to Camp Leakey. You'll get a taste of the work to protect the habitat of orangutans, greatly threatened by palm oil plantations. You'll also see orangutans close up, as most days they put out piles of...More

1  Thank JimnHilary
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The feeding platform at Camp Leakey is the best in the area. There are a few regulars and the orangutan here are the tamest of all but that does not dull the experience by any means. During the wet season there are less Orangutans due...More

Thank SamStone08
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This trip is not to be minimized or taken for granted. Local guides who are invested in preserving this area will teach you how important this land is and the wealth it contains in keeping it pristine and in its natural state. To walk through...More

1  Thank MRJENKINS76
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This camp does incredible work, and we felt very privileged to be able to visit and see what they do here. Fascinating history and a good feeding site too. Wish we had more time here.

1  Thank djross88
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suzijon
7 February 2017|
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Response from Elvey | Reviewed this property |
Certainly do able, but expect to spend a full day or more travelling to get there from Vietnam. Flying via Jakarta to the airport near Kumai port then a 3/4 boat trip. I would break the trip by staying at the Rimba Eco lodge... More
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zibra2005
19 January 2017|
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Response from Zulham T | Property representative |
Hi Zibra, you can getting here from kuching → Pontianak → Pangkalan Bun, or kuching → Jakarta → Pangkalan Bun ( airplane ) and after pangkalan bun → Kumai . For orangutan tour surf beautifulorangutantour please. Kind regard
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Mandy L
18 November 2016|
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Response from bastanta p | Reviewed this property |
I think it will be Very unpleasant/ dangerous If you visit tanjung puting during rainy season because there are only a few of shelter availible and i think the land will going to be slippery and muddy.
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