WOW BORNEO CRUISES ON 3 DIFFERENT RIVER SYSTEMS IN KALIMANTAN
WOW Borneo’s luxurious cruise boats take you through forest lined rivers to discover wildlife and Dayak culture. Our specially guided tours visit orangutan pre-release islands, forest sites and National Parks, enabling you to observe the iconic orangutan in their natural habitat.
Our cruise holidays offer comfortable cabins, delicious food created from local ingredients and great service. Although easily accessible from Jakarta International airport we offer an exclusive and unique experience away from the crowds on the Rungan River seeing the BOS orangutan islands, on the Katingan River in the Sebangau National Park and on the Sekonyer River in the better known Tanjung Puting National Park.
Just a short hop from Jakarta, join a WOW Borneo Orangutan Cruise for the trip of a lifetime. Winning Trip Advisor’s Excellence Award for 2017, we have 2 new destinations in the world famous Orangutan Tanjung Puting National Park and in the Sebangau National Park, which is home to the largest population of wild orangutans in Kalimantan.
Kahayan & Rungan River
Palangka Raya Orangutan and Dayak Village Cruise – On Board the Rahai’i Pangun – fly into Palangka Raya.
The Kahayan and Rungan Rivers cruise offers a combination of orangutan sightings on the river, and a visit to the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation centre, as well as cultural visits to riverside Dayak villages. Join the Rahai’i Pangun with 5 cabins (1 Superior Large, 2 Doubles, 1 Family cabin sleeping 4, all air-conditioned, and a fan cooled twin bunk cabin) altogether comfortably accommodating 12 people. Come with a group of friends for the weekend! It departs on scheduled join-in cruises for 1-3 nights every Tuesday and Saturday at 9 am.
Tanjung Puting National Park
Tanjung Puting National Park & Camp Leakey – On Board the Sekonyer – fly into Pangkalan Bun
This cruise into the famed Tanjung Puting Park is aboard our new air conditioned boat, The Sekonyer . Offering the same standards of outstanding comfort and service as our other vessels, she has 3 air-conditioned and ensuite cabins and has scheduled join-in departures every Saturday and Tuesday for 2 to 4 nights. The Sekonyer has been dubbed ‘the best boat in Tanjung Puting Park’ in a recent Trip Advisor review.
Katingan River & Sebangau National Park
Katingan River & the Sebangau National Park – On Board the Spirit of Kalimantan – fly into Palangka Raya
The Spirit of Kalimantan accommodates 7 passengers in 3 air conditioned, comfortable cabins. She is an adventurous experience for our guests wanting to visit the famed Sebangau National Park, where a special night is spent in a forest lodge. Next morning there is a jungle trek, and later we explore villages and remarkable black water lake systems off the Katingan River. No other tourists there! Departures for 2 to up to 6 nights on Saturdays and Tuesdays.