Daily Visit Samboja Lodge

Enjoy a daily visit at Samboja Lodge, the largest rehabilitation center for orangutan in Balikpapan and sun bear sanctuary.

Daily Visit Activities at Samboja Lodge

Visiting Orangutan Islands:

Some orangutans live on six man-made islands, the islands is located very close to the Lodge, you could have a nice walk from the Lodge through the forest. 

The orangutan handmade island is for not release candidates, due to handicaps and miss-behavior. Therefore, they can only be viewed from the land. Every day workers bring over many kinds of fruits, vegetables and leafy branches. Activities at the Orangutan Islands will begin at 8 am and continue until 4 pm. The Samboja Lodge’s staff will assist us to visit the island and give you some information about Borneo orangutan.

Visiting Sun Bear Sanctuary: Samboja Lodge is home to one of the world’s largest sun bear projects. We can see the Lodge’s staff feed the bears, activities at the sun bear compound will begin at 8 am and end at 4 pm. The bear compound is a short 15 min walk from the Samboja Lodge. You must exercise extreme caution when around the bears.

Visiting Office Tower : Its also the office of Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, from this tower we could see their project to grow the forest area. At the end of tour, you will serve by buffet indonesian delicious menu. Do not worry for vegetarian, its also provided. Enjoy the meals with the exciting restaurant panorama in the forest.

Join Kalimantan Tour Guide team and combine this trip with other place in Balikpapan.