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Orangutan Odysseys

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Jln. Kebonsirih Barat IX | Skyline Building, 12th Floor, Jakarta 10340, Indonesia
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Trip of a lifetime

I thoroughly enjoyed my Central Borneo Orangutan Odysseys adventure. We had excellent guides... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
LynF64
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Sydney, Australia
Fabulous trip to see orangutans in Central Borneo

I took this adventure in May 2018 along with two sisters from Australia. The hotel and boat... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
dasnowball
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Boise, ID
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Orangutan Odysseys is the only specialist in providing trips to see Orangutans in the wild all over Indonesia, including 1)Tanjung Puting NP & Palangkaraya in Central Borneo, Gunung Palung NP & Ketapang in West Borneo, Gunung Leuser NP in North Sumatra, Kumai National Park & Samboja Lestari in East Borneo and more. We work with world class conservationists, researchers and scientists and are the leading orangutan eco-tour experts.
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Jln. Kebonsirih Barat IX | Skyline Building, 12th Floor, Jakarta 10340, Indonesia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my Central Borneo Orangutan Odysseys adventure. We had excellent guides, fabulous boats and boat crews and we saw many more Orangutans than I had expected. There was also cultural and local inclusions so we got to see some of the local Kalimantan...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I took this adventure in May 2018 along with two sisters from Australia. The hotel and boat accommodations were first rate as were the local guides, boat crews and food. We saw many more orangutans than I anticipated along with many proboscis monkeys. The trip...More

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Garry S, General Manager at Orangutan Odysseys, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Doris. It was a real pleasure having you along on our tour to Central Borneo and our local guides and teams really enjoyed meeting you and showing you around their beautiful country.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I'm about to head off on my second tour with Orangutan Odysseys because the first one was such an amazing experience. My Borneo trip was a real eye opener and gave me the drive to do what I can to help orangutans and the place...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Had an amazing time doing the 2017 challenge with Orang-utan Odysseys. Gary organised things really well, which can be a challenge in Indonesia. Lovely crowd, great scenery, amaaaaaaazing wildlife. It felt so good to be seeing everything in the wild and using local guides and...More

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Garry S, Manager at Orangutan Odysseys, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thanks Brendan. it was wonderful having you along on this awesome adventure and a big thanks for the money you helped raise to support us in saving the Leuser ecosystem.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We did the amazing Leif Cocks Kalimantan tour in Nov/Dec 2017 and it was an unforgettable experience. Gary and the crew looked after everyone so well and they way they cared for people of different ages and levels of physical fitness was exceptional. All shared...More

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Garry S, Manager at Orangutan Odysseys, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you so much Jeanine for you kind words and thoughts. It's very rewarding for us and especially our local teams to get such great feedback. It was our pleasure being able to show such a great orangutan supporter like yourself around Borneo.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We made a customised trip with the Orangutan Odyssey in summer 2017. It was well organised and we had a wonderful time. First we made a jungle hike in Gunung Leuser National Park with our guide Sabarata Bangun. He was extremely knowledgeable of all the...More

Thank Carlo C
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Garry S, Manager at Orangutan Odysseys, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thanks Carlo for your kind words. It was pleasure having you and Ulrika travel around Indonesia with us and seeing this beautiful country, its precious animals and wonderful people. So glad you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

I knew I needed to be part of this long before I actually went on the OVAID Sumatra Orangutan Tour last October, which was organised and run by Orangutan Odysseys. And I have never been more happy to do something completely out of my comfort...More

Thank Ros B
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

I loved my trip to Borneo.It was so well organised by Garry,he packed so much fun and excitement into the time we spent in Kalimantan. The way we saw so many orangutans and other wildlife in such close proximity was amazing and surpassed my expectations...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

To Gary, Ozzy, Lucy and the whole team at Orang-utan Odysseys - thank you! What an amazing adventure we had in the jungle looking for Sumatran Orang-utans with Leif Cocks and our fabulous expedition crew! It was a privilege to see these critically endangered Orang-utans...More

Thank Rachel C
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Garry S, Owner at Orangutan Odysseys, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Hi Rachel, Thanks so much for your testimonial and we are thrilled that you had such a wonderful orangutan adventure holiday with us. It was great to meet you and thank you for helping us to save the orangutans and their rainforests. Best regards,Garry

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

I made a last-minute decision to join the OVAID Sumatra Orangutan Tour in October run by Orangutan Odysseys. I'd left it late because I knew that I'd always suffered badly under hot & humid decisions. So tramping up hills in the rain forest seemed a...More

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Susantraveler2014
22 June 2016|
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Response from Garry S | Property representative |
Our tour leaves from Jakarta and goes to Central Borneo to see the orangutans. Thank you for your enquiry.
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elsiemay_13
13 December 2015|
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Response from Garry S | Property representative |
Sorry we never read your question or replied. I hope you arranged a suitable tour. Please accept our apologies.
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