tree in Sangkimah has a height without branches of 45
m, a diameter of 225 cm or a circle of 706 cm, and a volume of 150 m3.
It is the highest and largest plant recorded in Indonesia.
Kaba in Kutai National Park is the location of the nation's third
orangutan rehabilitation center.
Bay and Muara Sangkimah: marine tourism and observing
animals, especially orangutans, proboscis monkeys, sambar deer, lesser
mouse deer, sun bears, and birds.
Lombok Bay and Muara Sungai Sangatta: marine tours and observation of
original mangrove forest.
Prevab-Mentoko: research; watching animals such as sun bears,
orangutans, lesser mouse deer , and wild pigs.
Goa Lobang Angin: caving.
National Park at Kalimantan
National Park is a lowland forest area with a number of principal
vegetation types, including coastal/mangrove forest, freshwater swamp
forest, kerangas forest, lowland flooding forest, ulin/meranti/kapur
forest, and mixed Dipterocarpaceae forest. This Park is also part of
the largest relatively pristine ulin forest in Indonesia.
the plants that grow in this Park are mangrove
(Bruguiera sp.), cemara laut (Casuarina equisetifolia), simpur
(Dillenia sp.), meranti (Shorea sp.), benuang (Octomeles sumatrana),
ulin (Eusideroxylon zwageri), kapur (Dryobalanops sp.), 3 species of
rafflesia, and various orchid species.
as a variety of plants, this Park also has a high
animal diversity. Primate groups like orangutan (Pongo satyrus),
Mueller's Bornean grey gibbon (Hylobates muelleri), proboscis monkey
(Nasalis larvatus), long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis
fascicularis), maroon leaf monkey (Presbytis rubicunda rubicunda),
white-fronted leaf monkey (P. frontata frontata), pig-tailed macaque
(Macaca nemestrina nemestrina), and slow loris (Nycticebus coucang
borneanus) can be found in Teluk Kaba, Prevab-Mentoko and Sangkimah.
Ungulate groups like banteng (Bos javanicus lowi), sambar deer (Cervus
unicolor brokei), barking deer (Muntiacus muntjak pleiharicus), and
lesser Malay mouse deer (Tragulus javanicus klossi) can be found
throughout the Park area. Carnivore groups such as sun bear (Helarctos
malayanus euryspilus) and flat-headed cat (Pardofelis planiceps) can be
found in Teluk Kaba, Prevab-Mentoko and along the Bontang-Sangatta
TO KUTAI NATIONAL
Kutai National Park is one of the National Parks at East Kalimantan
that can be the most easily reached, from Balikpapan airport. The
National Park lies along the Coastal side of East Kalimantan about 325
kilometers north of Balikpapan city. Kutai National Park can be reached
by car in about 6 to 7 hours drive, upon the chosen transport facility.
By public bus one have to transit the bus 2 times, at Samarinda city
and Bontang, this journey can take up to 10 hours, as the
public buses wait till they have enough passengers before they leave.
For a flight from Balikpapan to Bontang one have to request a seat as
this route is only operated by chartered flights of companies, if seats
are available, you might can fly the route with a negotiable payment.
From Bontang it is about 1 hour drive to Sangatta.
Once arrived in Sangatta a motorized canoe is needed to move yourself
in-to the park after you have obtained a permit to enter the National
Park. Permits can be arranged at the Kutai National Park office in
Kutai National Park has a small lodge facility for guests with two
rooms only, which is a part of the Prefab Research station,
during high season we highly recommend to reserve in advance,
otherwise one has to return to overnight at Sangatta village. In some
cases the Research station can be used as accommodation facility if the
staff is out of the camp.
BORNEO Jl.Martadinata Raudah 1 no 21 Samarinda - East Kalimantan -
Indonesia Phone + 62 8125846578 Fax :+62 541
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