Alesa Tours

Sailing Black River


Need to Know

Pick up point

Balikpapan Airport / Hotel

Drop off point

Balikpapan Airport / Hotel


East Kalimantan

Chalenge Level




Tour Code

ATB 312

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Pick up from your hotel then transfer by vehicle to the  local restaurant for lunch. Afterwards visit to Teritip to see the crocodile farm. Late afternoon visit the Black river, a tidal river as dusk falls to see  endangered proboscis. monkeys and other wildlife. Local fisherman will guide you on this tidal river, and gain an income for their services. Transfer back to the hotel.  

  • BOAT
Our services include :
  • Meals as mentioned (L= Lunch)
  • English speaking guide (for other languages supplements apply)
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private vehicle & Motor Boat
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
Our services do  not include:
  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Hotel 
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance

Balikpapan Weather
Day Temperatures 27 °– 32°C
Night Temperatures 20 °– 25°C
Humidity 80%-90%
Rainfall 4,000mm per year
Wet Months October & June
Dry Months February & August ( but expect daily rain )

Things to bring

Medication such as headache tablets or altitude sickness tablets
Sun block lotion, lip gloss, plasters
Insect repellent/mosquito coil
Camera with water proof bag
Simple shoes or slippers
Plastic bags
Waterproof backpack to store your items
Personal Toiletries

Traditional wooden boat

  • To see the proboscis monkeys & other wild life
  • Visit the crocodile farm
  • Bird watching
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