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Sentarum Lake

#11 of 23 things to do in Pontianak Features Animals
Pontianak, Indonesia
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Beautifully Place next to Country Border

It took 3-4 hours from Putussibau, thecapital town of Kapuas Hulu. Better use vehicle with good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Irsyad Z
Jakarta, Indonesia
via mobile
Good place to gatewaý

Only 3 hours from the city of Putussibau we can do the relaxing activity such as naked swim or just... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
Pontianak, Indonesia
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Pontianak, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It took 3-4 hours from Putussibau, thecapital town of Kapuas Hulu. Better use vehicle with good suspension and high clearance. Some section still in construction, semi-offroad. Tired and dizzy during the trip will be pay when arrived at Sentarum Lake. But, unfortunately i can't go...More

Thank Irsyad Z
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Only 3 hours from the city of Putussibau we can do the relaxing activity such as naked swim or just fishing.

Thank AdinDNA
Reviewed 4 November 2016

It is an unforgettable trip when we reached to Sentarum Lake in Kapuas Hulu Regency. We started our journey from the capital, Putussibau by road to Lanjak, a small village to meet the boat man who dare to take us there. After one hour on...More

Thank Zhang Y
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Our two week expedition has covered the upper part of the Kapuas River from Selimbao to Lanjak District, Kapuas Hulu Regency. The Danau Sentarum system of lakes that connect to the rivers, in the Betung Kerihun and Danau Sentarum National Park. We have conducted a...More

2  Thank Tasuri F
Reviewed 29 April 2016

The lake is so huge that you feel that you cannot see its banks surrounding you thus making you feel as if your are in the middle of the ocean. The sunrise view in the morning is really stunning as the sun is rising with...More

1  Thank AlexSayok1
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We traveled to Danau Sentarum from Sintang; about three hours by car to Semitau followed by an hour and a half by speedboat up the Kapaus River - the journey a great experience in its own right. Stayed two nights at the field station at...More

6  Thank johnm29456
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Deep in the Heart of Borneo conservation zone within Lake Sentarum National Park, in Meliau-on-Sentarum the only place to stay is the Meliau Longhouse, built on stilts in Dayak's traditional architecture. It consists of 28 apartments off a shared long corridor, and the owner of...More

13  Thank IaUaro
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Very challenging indeed! It took me 2 days in and another 2 days to get back to Pontianak. I guess when you have more time than money to spent then you wouldn't mind taking the long way.. haha.. although more pleasant options are also available....More

11  Thank Something From B
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Very challenging to go there. Tranquil at the heart of west kalimantan, don't expect a real accomodation there except you know somebodies around.

13  Thank edwin c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hi I will be going to Pontianak on 4 September and was thinking of going to Sentarum Lake. What is the best and cheapest way to go to the lake and back to Pontianak. Any contacts for homestay at the sentarum lake? Any info is appreciated. Thanks
7 October 2015|
Response from Venie H |
Hi Timmystchan, I understand this is a long overdue response as you posted the question about 9 months ago. I'm not sure if you are going on September 2015 or September 2016. Anyway, here are the cheapest options to get to... More