Kumai is the newest boat from Wow Borneo. Silently powered by solar panels, it is 19.5 metres in length and 3.8 metres wide. Previously a fishing boat, it has been remodelled in a local boatyard by experienced Bugis boatmen. Named after the river it was built on, it can accommodate seven passengers, with space on deck to enjoy the views from the comfort of rattan sofas and optional outdoor hammock sleeping. Cruises through the Tanjung Puting National Park are accompanied by five crew and an English-speaking guide. It has 3 air-conditioned cabins with mosquito netting and en-suite bathrooms. The upper viewing deck is completely open, and is furnished with comfortable rattan furniture, and a dining table to enjoy delicious food prepared onboard by the chef.
Rates from 736 USD/person for a 3D-2N jungle cruise
(based on 2 persons sharing the same cabin)
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Your Hosts and The Team
“We have been operating orangutan cruises in Central Kalimantan since 2008. We use local guides who are experienced in the forest and with the wildlife to take guests on our amazing cruises and walks into the dense forest to view a wide variety of animals, and birds. It’s a nature photographer’s paradise!”
Superior Large Cabin with Terrace (1 unit)
Double Cabin (1 unit)
Family Cabin (1 unit)
Facilities and Highlights
- Tanjung Putting National Park (OFI): Established in 1982, this national park and has become a famous conservation area for orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) and proboscis monkeys (Nasalis larvatus). The Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation of wild orangutans and their rainforest habitat. OFI also supports research on orangutans and forests, education initiatives, both local and international, and brings awareness concerning orangutans wherever it can. OFI is profoundly committed to the welfare of all orangutans, whether captive, ex-captive, or wild. Established by Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas and associates in 1986, OFI operates Camp Leakey, an orangutan research centre, within Tanjung Puting National Park. Many orangutans from this programme are released into the park. A visit to Camp Leakey is included in your tour of the park.
- Cuisine: Meals are served at a large dining table on the upper deck. All dishes are served Asian buffet-style. Breakfast comprises a selection of western style offerings including homemade bread and jams, as well as an Indonesian option. Lunch and dinner include fluffy Indonesian white rice, and in-house chilli sambals. All dietary requirements are cheerfully provided for.
GENERALCruising Areas: Kumai and Sekonyer Rivers, Central Kalimantan (Borneo)
Number of Cabins: 3
Annual Docking: a few days in February
Time zone: (GMT+07:00) Jakarta
Currency accepted: IDR
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB, Diners, UnionPay
Electricity voltage: 220V
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ACCESSTransfers from Pangkalan Bun Airport or hotels to the boat are included.
Airport: Iskandar Pangkalan Bun Airport (PKN) - 11 km