Balikpapan is a port city on the island of Borneo, in Indonesia. It is known for its beautiful white sand beaches such as Kemala Beach and Lamaru. Kiosk in the vegetable garden market sells jewelry, gemstones and souvenirs. To the north of the city, Bukit Bangkirai has a canopy bridge over the rainforest. Samboja Lestari holy house is a conservation of orangutans and sun bears.
Balikpapan city has 85% hilly area and 12% is narrow flat area especially in watershed (DAS) and small river and coastal area. With soil conditions that are acidic (peat) and dominant red soil less fertile. As with any other region in Indonesia, the city is also tropical. The city is located on the east coast of Borneo which is directly adjacent to Makassar Strait, has a bay that can be utilized as a commercial seaport and oil port.
1 day trip to Crocodile captive breeding and Lamaru Beach Sunset