Visiting Kumala Island Tourism Park Mahakam River Tenggarong

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Ready to Go to Kumala Island Tourism Park

Planning to go on a tour or travelling, we definitely want a smooth trip, comfortable accommodation, cheap hotels, good food, cheap plane tickets, close to everywhere, and can rent a motorbike or car.


In Kumala Island Tourism Park, there is natural beauty and unique culture of the local community. There are many uniqueness, starting from the village (desa), sub-district (kecamatan), district (kabupaten) and provincial levels.

In Indonesia, each province has different and interesting characteristics. Each province has a different and unique culture and lifestyle.

Kumala island is located in the middle of Mahakam River, passing Tenggarong city, in Kutai Kartanegara district. At first, this 85 hectare island was a sedimentation of mud, forming a land. This island is unique as it looks like a boat in the middle of a river.

Before transforming into a modern recreation site, Kumala was a site for hundreds of bekantan (Nasalis Larvatus) and various types of Borneo wild reptiles.

Tourist Park of Kumala Island was developed since 2002. Entrance fee to this tourist park is Rp2,000 per person.

The government is taking good care of the preservation of nature and maintaining the condition of the forest.

The environment is also well maintained.


Visiting Kumala Island Tourism Park, we will witness routine community activities in unique traditional cultures. And there are special dishes and food as part of culinary tours that are delicious and yummy.

Tourist Park of Kumala Island is like a small Disneyland in East Kalimantan. Its location in the middle of an island increases its exotica and different impression when enjoying various facilities provided.

The most famous facility is Sky Tower where visitors could see the whole island and Tenggarong city from the 78 meter tall tower.

Visitors claim the tower in an aquarium type of hexagonal room which slowly rotates so that they could see all over the island.

Other facilities provided among others are bumper cars, Lamin Beyoq, Lamin Mancong, and Lamin Wahau, Merry Go round, Lembuswana statue, fountain pond, Pesut Lake etc.

In this place there are also regular events or activities held every year, both national and international.


The journey to Kumala Island Tourism Park is now very easy. We can enter through various modes of transportation.

Access to Kumala Island Tourism Park:

It is easier and closer to reach Tenggarong city from Samarinda. From Sepinggan airport in Balikpapan, you can take either a local plane to Samarinda or you can also take a taxi for Rp250,000 to Rp300,000.

From there, you can take a ketinting or motorboat to Kumala island from a pier at Diponegoro street, Tenggarong. It will take not more than 5 minutes to reach the island for Rp4,000 (if more than 5 persons) or Rp20,000 (if less than 5 persons) as you will be considered renting the boat.

To take a trip around the island, tourist cars are provided for Rp3,000-Rp4,000 per person for each trip. If less than 5 passengers, this car must be rented for Rp20,000.

The condition of the infrastructure is getting better. Starting from highways, airports, trails, ports, bridges, stairs, even some places can be reached by toll roads.

We can visit by plane, car, ship, bus, motorcycle and bicycle. At some point, we can take the train. We can also walk freely.


In Kumala Island Tourism Park, as technology getting better. We can easily find locations for mini markets, shops (warung kedai), Money Changer, ATMs, Bank BRI BCA BNI Mandiri, BTPN Bank Nagari BJB, supermarkets, and restaurants. So we will not starve or lack the necessary items.

If you are sick and need help, you can also visit clinics, drugstore pharmacies (apotek), practice doctors, hospitals, and health centers (puskesmas).

In this place we can also look for places of worship such as mosques, churches, and others.


Finding place to stay in Kumala Island Tourism Park is very easy. We can stay at home stays, hotels, inns, hostels and other places.

To get lodging at a cheap and definitely comfortable price, please see below:

Experience and Reviews

There are already many visitors have visited , there are many interesting stories that are told. Like feeling satisfied, happy, wanting to come again, sleep well, and almost no one is disappointed or complains to come here.

So, visitors will find out on how to find the best hotels, where is exactly located, why it is amazing, how much is the fare and rate, who are the people, whom to ask, and when is the best time to visit.

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That’s all the information we provided, hopefully useful.

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