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Address: Pontianak, Indonesia

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Beautifully Place next to Country Border

It took 3-4 hours from Putussibau, thecapital town of Kapuas Hulu. Better use vehicle with good suspension and high clearance. Some section still in construction, semi-offroad... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Irsyad Z
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It took 3-4 hours from Putussibau, thecapital town of Kapuas Hulu. Better use vehicle with good suspension and high clearance. Some section still in construction, semi-offroad. Tired and dizzy during the trip will be pay when arrived at Sentarum Lake. But, unfortunately i can't go to Melayu Island cause it's too late. Suggestion: take trip early morning from Putussibau. So... More 

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Pontianak, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Only 3 hours from the city of Putussibau we can do the relaxing activity such as naked swim or just fishing.

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Thank AdinDNA
Pontianak
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

It is an unforgettable trip when we reached to Sentarum Lake in Kapuas Hulu Regency. We started our journey from the capital, Putussibau by road to Lanjak, a small village to meet the boat man who dare to take us there. After one hour on boat, we began to enter the interior part of Borneo exotic region that is dominated... More 

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Tanjung Benoa, Indonesia
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

Our two week expedition has covered the upper part of the Kapuas River from Selimbao to Lanjak District, Kapuas Hulu Regency. The Danau Sentarum system of lakes that connect to the rivers, in the Betung Kerihun and Danau Sentarum National Park. We have conducted a truly pioneering expedition into a rarely visited area where the main attraction will be the... More 

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2 Thank Tasuri F
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

The lake is so huge that you feel that you cannot see its banks surrounding you thus making you feel as if your are in the middle of the ocean. The sunrise view in the morning is really stunning as the sun is rising with its bright rays shinning just above the lake water, a picture perfect scene indeed. (This... More 

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1 Thank AlexSayok1
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

We traveled to Danau Sentarum from Sintang; about three hours by car to Semitau followed by an hour and a half by speedboat up the Kapaus River - the journey a great experience in its own right. Stayed two nights at the field station at Tekenang Hill. It being in the midst of the smoke haze and the dry season,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Deep in the Heart of Borneo conservation zone within Lake Sentarum National Park, in Meliau-on-Sentarum the only place to stay is the Meliau Longhouse, built on stilts in Dayak's traditional architecture. It consists of 28 apartments off a shared long corridor, and the owner of the apartments take turns in providing rooms, boats, long boats, speedboats in a communal rotation.... More 

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13 Thank IaUaro
Pontianak, Indonesia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Very challenging indeed! It took me 2 days in and another 2 days to get back to Pontianak. I guess when you have more time than money to spent then you wouldn't mind taking the long way.. haha.. although more pleasant options are also available. But at the end, it worth every effort! The lake is so magical.. Stayed couple... More 

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11 Thank Something From B
Indonesia
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Reviewed 11 October 2012

Very challenging to go there. Tranquil at the heart of west kalimantan, don't expect a real accomodation there except you know somebodies around.

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