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Balikpapan Indonesia - What to do?

Posted by Bimp on 3/2/2013 at 01:28

Hello people,

my bf and I will be going to Balikpapan soon. Any advice of what fun things to do there or hotel with city location to stay in?

Snip:Edit by Somtam2000

We are planning to fly in from Kuching to Balikpapan in Mac 2013.

Grateful for any advice.


#1 Bimp has been a member since 3/2/2013. Posts: 2

Posted by pociteh on 17/2/2013 at 02:42

I was there in 2004 for a short time. There is a crocodile farm and a precious stones market (apparently called "Pasar Inpres Kebun Sayur") which you could check out.

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Posted by mumun_indohoy on 25/3/2013 at 04:45

Yep. The teritip crocodile farm is ... interesting to see up close. :D They have the estuary crocs too which have a smaller snout.

The 'Pasar Inpress Kebun Sayur' is a great place to see some basic handicrafts and peculiar oils. You'll see some odd stuff there.

#3 mumun_indohoy has been a member since 27/12/2012. Posts: 5

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