Berau is one of nearest spot from rainforest jungles which spreads along this Kalimantan region. Transit from Berau, to reach Derawan you will cruise along berau river by boat. The river is the most popular transportation – way among local people there. The both side of the river lies mangroves forest with variety of tropical mangrove plants and good opportunity to see red nose monkeys and mangrove snakes. It takes about 50 Minutes to cruise the river and 1 hour to pass East Kalimantan mangrove beachs to reach Derawan.
Tarakan – a small Island located east of East Kalimantan, near Tawao, Malaysia region. It takes approximately 3 hours by boat to reach Derawan from tarakan. To reach Derawan Island you may choose flight routes either from Balikpapan or from Tarakan
Hutan Sambas Nature Reserve Location:l-ª55’N, 109-ª25’E; in the extreme northwest corner of Kalimantan on the border with Sarawak, Kabupaten Sambas, West Kalimantan. Area:120,000 ha. Altitude:Sea level to 600m.Description of site:A large area of lowland forest including about 43,000 ha of mangrove forest and 100 ha of beach forest. The rest[…]