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Batang Ai National Park

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Truely Borneo😍😍😍

If u like eco-enviroment, surrounded by rainforests, sound of birds and inserts, clear rapid streamwater full of flesh water fishes, then this is a place u cannot miss in sarawak... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 June 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

If u like eco-enviroment, surrounded by rainforests, sound of birds and inserts, clear rapid streamwater full of flesh water fishes, then this is a place u cannot miss in sarawak. As my sister put it precisely, this place is " heaven on earth". The only challenge is going there. To reach Ulu Batang Ai, u need to chartered a long... More 

1 Thank Jaunesk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Visited and stayed one night before going on to Lubok Kasai jungle camp. Nanga sumpa lodge was on the river and next to the Iban village. The tribe are busy rebuilding their longhouse after a fire. Our guide took us around the village and introduced us to many villagers. Our trip out from the quay was by longboat and of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

Our trip to Nanga Sumpa brought us into a magical world of primary rainforest, pristine unlogged rivers and crytal clear Ensualai Falls where you have fish nibbling at your calluses and corns as you soak! The Ulu Ai area is classified as 'high conservation value' and therefore can only be accessed through Borneo Adventure. The latter have a long term... More 

1 Thank mc s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

This trip started with a longboat ride from the Hilton Batang Ai across the lake to one of the Iban tribe's longhouses. Were given drinks and watched traditional dancing before we were invited to join in ourselves. We were taken in small groups into their living areas and helped cook the lunch (they did all the hard work though). We... More 

1 Thank Magenta56
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Whaw this is the best part of south Sarawak... drive to the jetty at the dam and smoothly in longboats over the lake into the jungle under a perfect blue sky... it feels like heaven on earth! Make an arrangement with Borneo Adventure tours and visit a longhouse to have a taste of the Iban life and their famous ricewine... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Bug infested, bad food, lazy staff, horrid rooms, uncomfortable beds, pillows like stones, very very limited electricity, this place is disgusting. If there were a health department it would be closed down. Avoid it at all costs. If you want to visit Batang Ai then choose the Long House on Batang Ai Lake run by Hilton. They offer excellent tours... More 

4 Thank Constant_traveller45
Chesterfield, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

I went to the Nanga Sumpa lodge with my wife for a three day, two night stay,booked through Borneo adventure in May and loved it. The trip involved a 5 hour drive in a minibus, then a two hour long boat ride across the Batang Ali reservoir and the associated river system, with the river initially wide and deep,but by... More 

1 Thank needdm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2015

I spent a dismal Christmas Eve, Day and Boxing Day here with my husband having been supplied virtually no information about the primitive nature of the lodge. It would have been helpful to have been advised clearly that even basics like soap, towel, clean toilets and hot water are not available. We accept that basic is a given in the... More 

10 Thank Katherine L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

Recently, my wife & myself had booked a 2 night, 3 day trip from Kuching to the Batang Ai Resort, managed by Hilton. We were picked up from our hotel in Kuching by our driver/guide, Lim, who proved to be wonderful. He was our driver for the duration & accompanied us on our morning trip to a longhouse from the... More 

3 Thank Robin F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

Upon arriving at the Batang Ai Dam, we chartered 2 long boats which carrying maximum load of 5 person and we headed into the upstream remote area for 3.5 hrs of boat ride. Along the journey, if you are a nature lover, you just found your first love. It's beautiful and unspoilt. The rapids can be dangerous with a lot... More 

1 Thank Liang J

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