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Brunei Proboscis Monkey River Safari

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Address: Brunei Darussalam
Phone Number: +673 899 6182

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Go Mark and Wann, fantastic tour

We read about Mark and Wann and got their email off TripAdvisor. Simple enough to arrange a tour that was significantly cheaper that that offered by hotel or online. The mangrove... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We read about Mark and Wann and got their email off TripAdvisor. Simple enough to arrange a tour that was significantly cheaper that that offered by hotel or online. The mangrove safari was amazing. We saw crocs, monitors, birds, long tail monkeys, and the proboscis monkeys. They are a professional team who know the mangroves intimately. Do what we did... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We were luck enough to find Mark and Wann Putera Dilema to take us on a trip up the river. This was a safe clean boat with a roof to shade us from the sun and life jackets. First we went to visit the Maritime museum which was about a shipwreck and the treasure trove that was discovered. Wann and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

The sunset was nice but the monkeys were far far away n there's no crocs in sight. Its better to do the morning tour to the safari as there's better chance of spotting wildlife when its low tide...

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

I contacted Wann at 2am the night before to see if they could squeeze in a last min tour for the next day. She got back to me 6am and confirmed! From that first e-mail, all the way through to the end of the tour, Wann and Mark were gracious, knowledgable, accommodating, sweet hearted and a pleasure to be around.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We specifically booked with Mark Putera Delima and his lovely wife Wann because of reviews in TripAdvisor and we were not disappointed. Their enthusiasm and knowledge of the wildlife of Brunei was fantastic and we saw lots of Proboscis Monkeys as well as macaque monkeys, monitors, a crocodile and a variety of birds over about 2.5 hours. The highlight of... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

I was afraid that they would feed the monkeys to lure them close to the boat, like the whale sharks in Cebu. But Mark and his wife both have keen eyes to spot the wildlife from far away. Then he kills the motor on the boat and drifts in for a closer look. He travels with a whole library of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Whilst in Brunei we wanted to see the proboscis monkeys, as they are such an unusual animal, but we had heard that the river trips can be quite pricey and we are travelling on a budget. However we went down to the river to have a look at the floating village (quite interesting to have a wander around and get... More 

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Soborg, Denmark
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

We, 3 persons, booked this tour on Costa Victoria for 327 USD. The ship stopped in the middle of the river in 1½ hour, before we got on a new boat, where we were seated, so we could not see any thing at all. Costa refused to give us any refund for this total spoiled tour. Otherwise we think it... More 

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Miri, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

There are quite a lot few boatmen offering the river safari boat tour throughout the day so one can just go and bargain a bit for the tour. It's better to look for a roofed boat as it could be hot in the afternoon. The journey takes around 1.5h and it could be interesting as you might see many animals... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

I recommend u to find a big boat with roof so you wont get sunburnt. The trip is 1.30 hours around the jungle river and you get to see the cute weirdly monkeys from brunei, you will enjoy this experience.

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