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Balikpapan

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Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Nature & Parks
Oil City
Used as a hub for international oil and mining companies, the small city of Balikpapan boasts a blend of cultures making a comfortable home in this clean and relaxed environment. Take a trip to Balikpapan for easy access to a nearby orangutan sanctuary, which you can visit for a single day or experience as a volunteer for a longer period of time. Other popular Balikpapan attractions include a crocodile farm, many seafood restaurants, and beaches. A Balikpapan holiday can also include shopping trips to several large malls spread around the city. Explore the family-friendly attractions of Balikpapan and add them to your vacation plans using our Indonesia itinerary builder tool.
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Popular things to do in Balikpapan

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Bridge
Bangkirai Hill Nature Tourism
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
Nature / Park
Sun Bear Education and Conservation Center
3.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Beach
Lamaru Beach
3.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Gift & Specialty Shop
Vegetables Garden Inpres Market
2.8
Duration: 4 hours

Beaches in Balikpapan

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Beach
Kemala Beach
3.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Beach
Benua Patra Beach
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Beach
Melawai Beach
2.5
Duration: 30 minutes
Beach
Monpera Beach
1.5
Duration: 30 minutes

Hidden gems in Balikpapan

Forest
Batu Dinding
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
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Shopping Mall
Pentacity Shopping Venue
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Beach
Manggar Segarasari Beach
2.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Department Store
Transmart Carrefour
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

Nature in Balikpapan

Forest
Margomulyo Mangrove Forest
3.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
National Park
Balikpapan Botanical Garden
2.8
Duration: 8 hours
State Park
Monumen Perjuangan Rakyat - MONPERA
1.2
Duration: 2h 30 min

Shopping in Balikpapan

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Plaza Balikpapan
3.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Department Store
E-Walk Balikpapan Superblock
3.6
Duration: 2h 30 min

Parks in Balikpapan

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Nature / Park
Mangrove Center Graha indah
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Park
Bekapai Park
3.0
Duration: 30 minutes
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City Tour
Kalimantan Tour Guide
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
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Farm
Barnacles Crocodile Farm
2.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Landmark
Kampung di Atas Air
2.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Spa
Sarrie Day Spa
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min