Category: National Parks

ANIMAL SIGHTEED AT OUR LODGE ORANGUTANS at the Rimba Orangutan Ecolodge (ROEL)

ANIMAL SIGHTEED AT OUR LODGE ORANGUTANS at the Rimba Orangutan Ecolodge (ROEL)   One of the great sights at the Rimba is the sighting of an orangutan, usually a solitary male, in the trees overhead the lodge. Hearing the eerie long calls of males is common but sightings occur about once a month. John Nicolas, the pioneer of the company Solar Power Indonesia, took the attached video during a visit to monitor progress on the […]

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RIMBA ORANGUTAN ECOLODGE (ROEL) – current situation

RIMBA ORANGUTAN ECOLODGE (ROEL) – current situation The ROEL was built in 1989 by the local owners using their own design, in preparation for an international great ape conference hosted by the Indonesian Government (GOI). At this meeting, the GOI became committed to the preservation of the orangutan, the key species of the Tanjung Puting National Parl (TPNP). Ecolodges Indonesia purchased the property in 2004 when it was named the Rimba Orangutan Lodge. The property […]

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ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE THE FOOTAGE A GROUP OF WILD ELEPHANTS AT THE RIVER OF WAY KAMBAS NATIONAL PARK

ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE THE FOOTAGE A GROUP OF WILD ELEPHANTS AT THE RIVER OF WAY KAMBAS NATIONAL PARK   Way Kambas National Park (WKNP) is located in the Lampung Province in southern Sumatra. Though this park widely famous by their Sumatran elephant, but more than that, the park has more than 300 bird species and 50 different species of mammals of which many are critically endangered like Sumatran tiger and rhino. Considering its […]

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ABOUT OUR TOUR PRIMATES

ABOUT OUR TOUR PRIMATES One group of animals where Ecolodges Indonesia excels is the primates. This is especially the case at our Rimba Orangutan Ecolodge, situated on the edge of the Tanjung Puting National Park in Kalimantan Borneo, where up to eight species can be seen on a visit. However, important species also can be found in the Way Kambas national park, when based at the Satwa Sumatra Ecolodge.  Dry area sub species of the […]

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ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE – THE EXOTIC CALLS OF SIOMANG

ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGETHE EXOTIC CALLS OF SIOMANG Way Kambas National Park is located in the south of Sumatran island, province of Lampung. The National Park covers an area of 1300 sq km and about 2.5 drive from the airport of Bandar Lampung.Way Kambas is one of the oldest protected forests in Indonesia, and despite heavy logging, development, and poaching in the area, has retained populations of some of South-East Asia’s most endangered mammals. […]

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NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2020 – ECOLODGES INDONESIA

NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2020 – ECOLODGES INDONESIA CONTENTS Introduction Developments – the Lodges Developments – Indonesian Conservation Foundation – Our World Some of the animals seen at our lodges over this period Ecosafari Indonesia The Future   INTRODUCTION Since the last Newsletter in June 2020, the COVID global situation has deteriorated affecting predictions on the length of this pandemic. Our original plans were based on an 18 month time-line from April 2020; we now think it […]

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