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Enjoy sunrise from the Homestay

Another thing you have to experience in Bontang Kuala is having a night in the homestay which is... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Samarinda, Indonesia
Fishing Village

Bontang kuala is a fishing village, this place is very interesting, the house - the ruimah of the... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Hamzah Y
Bontang, Indonesia
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Jl. Piere Tandean, Bontang, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Another thing you have to experience in Bontang Kuala is having a night in the homestay which is located above the sea. If you're lucky, you will witness how the sun crawling the horisson in the morning. And then... go a bit farther by local...More

Thank wayanlanang
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Bontang kuala is a fishing village, this place is very interesting, the house - the ruimah of the population built on the sea characteristic of this village, the people who live side by side and peace in one bond .. we can enjoy the sunset...More

Thank Hamzah Y
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Bontang Kuala was famous for its distinctive neighbourhood as a kampong above shallow sea water in the outskirt of Bontang city. Our family visit this place during a short trip to Bontang. It was a nice time to enjoy the board walk. The best time...More

1  Thank Adrianus D
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This is an old village, though it looked like new. This village lies directly above the sea. All wooden infrastructure. So the road is very noisy. You can find plenty of restaurants and cafe. Their signature dish is Sambal Gammi. Also dried salted fish. Also...More

Thank rizaariefianto
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This village is neat actually. Unique, as the road made of ulin woods. But, typical like another fisherman's village, the surrounding is slump. Not tourist friendly because a lot of motorcycle driving recklessly into the village's road

Thank Ratih_Destarina
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good place to know another side of bontang local communities who lives above the sea, they build the house and lives in there...

1  Thank rika p
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

As a people who was born and grew up in big city, Jakarta. I got a little bit strange when the first time I had visited The Fisherman Village in Bontang Kuala. It looked like normal villages as we know, but the houses, the streets...More

Thank christianai
Reviewed 12 May 2016

If you happened to visit Bontang district at East Kalimantan province, you have to go to Bontang Kuala village. Besides this location is believed as the origin of Bontang people, it has several tourist spots which nice to visit. The village is literally located above...More

Thank Abby M
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This village is the origin of Bontang city. Houses built above the sea. Many locals cafes and restaurants. Also you can eat Bontang's traditional foods, famous one is Gami Bawis (traditional hotplate-spicy Bawis fish)

Thank tetitatetita
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Everything made from wood. Nice place to visit. Pls keep clean, so... many foreigner will come to visit. ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

Thank Eriyanti B
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