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Balikpapan

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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. Balikpapan is in East Kalimantan. Our Indonesia trip planner combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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Shopping in Balikpapan

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Kid-friendly things to do in Balikpapan

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Hidden gems in Balikpapan

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Nature in Balikpapan

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Parks in Balikpapan

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