Proboscis Monkey River Safari - Bandar Seri Begawan

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:00am or 3:00pm Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.Times are subject to change due to local traffic condition.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel lobby (city area only)
  • Return Details :
    Your hotel lobby (city area only)
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

A great tour for the wildlife enthusiast. Brunei's mangroves are full of rare and exotic birds and animals that can only be found in Borneo. A local guide will navigate you through the narrow mangrove channels, explain the complex ecosystem and help you to spot shy wildlife hiding among the trees branches.

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

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Just minutes from the center of Bandar seri begawan are isolated mangroves where nature still dominates.

The boat leaves the center of Bandar, traveling past the old and new Water Villages housing towards the mangrove-lined waterways. Moving quietly along the narrow mangrove channels, stopping to listen and look for the birds and animal life that call the mangroves home. If you are lucky you can observe the shy proboscis monkey. (Only found in Borneo) Our guide will explain the mangrove ecology and some of the diversity of plant and animal life in the tangle of mangroves, vines, palms and trees. The boat returns to the center of Bandar seri begawan stopping along the way to visit a local house to have morning or afternoon tea.

Itinerary:

Morning Depature
08:00 - Depart from Yayasan jetty - Watch the Water village come alive - Pass the water village on the way to the mangroves
08:05 - Explore the Mangroves - Look for the local wildlife
09:15 - Leave Mangroves
09:30 - Arrive at the water village - walk along the maze of walkways on the water village - Visit a local house & light refreshments
09:45 - Depart the water village
10:00 - Arrive at the Yayasan jetty 

Afternoon Departure
16:00 - Depart from Yayasan jetty - Watch the Water village come alive - Pass the water village on the way to the mangroves
16:30 - Explore the Mangroves - Look for the local wildlife
17:15 - Leave Mangroves
17:30 - Arrive at the water village - walk along the maze of walkways on the water village - Visit a local house & light refreshments
17:45 - Depart the water village
18:00 - Arrive at the Yayasan jetty

Inclusions

Morning or afternoon tea depending on which departure chosen

Bottled water

Professional local guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off (City centre hotels only)

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

You will be in the outdoors for the duration of this tour and may be affected by heat, cold, rain, and sun.

The water level could be high or low depending upon recent rainfalls and tides.

The program may need to be adjusted to meet the conditions.

Our staff will advise you of the current conditions and whether these might be any alterations to your schedule, if necessary.

Prices not applicable to Cruise Ship passengers

Tours may be conducted in small groups.

Traveler Reviews

  • 16-Sep-2017

    Disappointing monkeys too far away. Guide on phone all time. No explanations. No more owning tea in river house

  • 28-Jun-2017

    This river safari was top notch. We spent a few hours on the river and saw so many proboscis monkey's. We sat and watched a group of them very close up. The boat even slowed down/stopped when I spotted a kingfisher along the river's edge. This was an amazing experience.