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Reviewed 29 December 2022 via mobile

Long 2.5 hrs ride from the airport. They take you to a place for drinks and checking in before the long drive that serve drinks, coffee and tea etc.
For a remote location. The restaurant serves good and tasty food. Careful the package doesn’t include carbonated drinks or non-alcoholic drinks at lunch or dinner. Only OJ is served at breakfast as an option to water, tea or coffee.
The guides there are amazing and are so passionate about this place. They know where to look during the day, night walks (east to do even for my young 8yr old son). Afternoon walks are also nice!
You can buy leech socks at the shop. They are a must! Stay clear of the show washing area, that’s where people coming back from hikes wash and flick the leeches off, so there is bound to be leeches there.
Some resident orangutans live thetr as well as the red monkeys.
Overall go for the premium deluxe over looking the river.
Bring rain jackets and rain pants. It’s a rainforest so it rains alot!

Date of stay: July 2022
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank minnie_globetrotter
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Reviewed 24 December 2022

The lodge is way over-rated. The entire place needs a make-over as signs of aging was seen everyhere, especially in the chalets. However, the staff were excellent!
For the price they are charging, we could not have any complimentary non-alcholic drinks during lunches and dinners. We were told only plain water was complimentary! Really wonder how much can non-alcholic drinks cost?
On the last day, we had an early lunch (to catch our flight home). I had the papaya from the chiller and after a bite, found that the fruit has gone entirely bad (although they looked freshly cut). Luckily, the entire plate of the fruit was untouched (since we were the first diners). In this instance, lapse in food safety is totally unacceptable, especially since you pride yourself as a premium establishment.

Date of stay: November 2022
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thank Lawrence C
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Reviewed 22 December 2022

The lodge is truly an incredible experience, surrounded by pristine rainforest with the chance of seeing wild life on a daily basis. Our guide, Sher Wood, was very knowledgable and let us take things at our own pace which my family and I really appreciated. We had amazing hikes through the rainforest and even the journey to the lodge was enjoyable with a good driver and vehicle. The hospitality and service at the lodge was very warm and welcoming and we are grateful to the staff for taking such good care of us. We very much look forward to hopefully visiting again! Thank you.

Date of stay: December 2022
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Thank trF9646LE
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Reviewed 30 November 2022

Rooms were very nice - clean, spacious and well-appointed. The lodge is very remote - about a 2 1/2 hour drive straight into the jungle on very poor roads but worth the trip. There is a good selection of food for all meals and staff are exceptional. The guides are also excellent and very knowledgeable. Some tough hiking especially after rains if you are climbing. A lot of three steps up and slide back two in the wet, slippery clay. And the leeches do not add to the enjoyment of the trip. Saw several orangutans in their natural locations as well as a whole range of creatures the day we were leaving early in the morning. Saw the area where Dame Judy Dench did her amazing docs about the trees. A critically important area of the world and one tourism helps to protect from being turned into palm tree farms.

Date of stay: October 2022
Thank patsychom1
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Reviewed 3 November 2022

If you want to see truly wild apes and a plethora of other wildlife while staying in comfortable rooms, this is the place! Orangutans and gibbons were the highlight. Stayed 3 nights. Fabulous private guide Farah made sure we all got to enjoy our favorite activity: swimming in waterfall, tubing, hiking to a lookout, animal spotting.
Food is generally good. Main lodge building where the eating and lounge is located, is stunning. Room was comfortable (triple deluxe) although bathroom showing it's age. But since facing river and jungle it's super private and quiet. Leeches were the low point. Wear long pants and leech socks but get mentally prepared for a sneaky one or two. Hardly saw a mosquito. Very expensive stay but seeing primary rainforest and truly wild apes was worth it.

Date of stay: October 2022
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