Incredible whalesharks


Need to Know

Pick up point

Berau Airport

Drop off point

Berau Airport


East Kalimantan

Chalenge Level



5 Days / 4 Nights

Tour Code

ATB 451

Tour Highlights

  • Admire and swim with the whale sharks
  • Enjoy the beauty of Labuan Cermin Lake
  • Stay at the peaceful Kaniungan Island
  • Trekking through the rain forest
  • Kayaking beyond the mangrove to spot wild life


The coast of Talisayan have its own charm with the presence of the whale sharks. The locals call it, the grandmother of fish. The gentle giant is easily to find here. Swimming alongside this kind of fish in the sea is one of the ultimate bucket-list experience.

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Upon arrival Berau Airport, meet and greet with our guide, then transfer to Talisayan. On arrival check in simple Guest House for overnight.


💧 Berau to Talisayan : 161 km (4,5 hours drive) 

Early breakfast at guest house, transfer  to the pier. Hop on the boat to the observation point to spot the whale shark from the boat or swim with them at short distance. Possibility for sight seeing  traditional fishermen village, who live as fishermen, and also collecting bird nest as a value stuff. Proceed by car to Labuan Cermin lake, known as the mirror lake due of its two types of water, fresh at the upper face, and salt water at the bottom, with even fresh and salt fish inside, we can swim or snorkeling the lake and enjoy the forest greenery around. Lunch at local restaurant and continue by car to Teluk Sulaiman. On arrival take a klotok heading Kaniungan Island. Dinner and over night at Lodge of Kaniungan Island.


💧 Talisayan - Biduk - biduk : 50 km (1,5 hrs drive)

💧 Labuan Cermin - Teluk Sulaiman : 30 km (1 hour drive)

💧 Sulaiman - Kaniungan Island : 30 minutes by boat

After breakfast take a boat to Teluk Sumbang. If water level is tight we can kayaking the mangrove forest with possibility to spot proboscis monkeys and other wildlife. Afterwards trek the jungle of the Mangkaliat mountain in search for wildlife, as monkeys, gibbons, orangutans, and sun bears, return to the Eco lodge for dinner and overnight.

Breakfast at Lodge, free at own leisure. Proceed by car  to Berau. On arrival check in Hotel and Dinner.


💧 Teluk sulaiman - Berau : 7 hrs drive 

Breakfast at Hotel, then transfer to the Airport for your next destinaton.


💧 Berau City center to Airport : 30 minutes drive

  • NOTE

Our services include:

  • Accommodation : 1 night stay at Home stay (Hotel Aneka) Talisayan or similar, 2 nights stay at Kaniungan Permai Lodge or simillar, 1 night stay at Hotel Palmy Berau or similar in Twin or shared double room.
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English speaking guide (for other languages supplements apply)
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private vehicle & speed boat.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits

Our services do not include:

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic Airfares.
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance


Talisayan  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
Comfortable shoes and slippers
Plastic bags
Waterproof backpack to store your items
Personal Toiletries
Towel and personal need

  • Home stay Aneka, Talisan

Aneka Guest Hiuse Talisayan
Aneka Guest Hiuse TalisayanAneka Guest Hiuse Talisayan
  • Kaniungan Permai Lodge
Kaniungan Permai

Kaniungan ResortKaniungan Permai