BUGAMRAYA is an abbreviation of Kubu, Teluk Bogam, Keraya, East Sabuai, and Sabuai, the name of villages and areas that have exotic beaches along the coastline of Kotawaringin Barat regency.

Popular for seafood cuisine, fresh coconuts and local weekend getaway destinations with picnics or camping, BUGAMRAYA beaches represent an authentic panorama of the northern part of the Java Sea.

For domestic and international tourists who come to Kotawaringin Barat, these beaches are the best choice to relax after an adventurous rainforest trip to Tanjung Puting National Park, and of course to enjoy the delicious local seafood fiesta.

The beach of Keraya

Swimming is the least recommended activity to do because it is along the coastal coast which is famous for its muddy water from the surrounding mangrove forest. Blessing on the other hand, the mangrove-mud beach is a natural process controlled by tides and waves and creates a healthy beach system for fish, shrimps, even crabs. No wonder the seafood products from these beaches are incredibly delicious!

Feel the warm breezes of the tropical island of Borneo, while enjoying the fantastic cuisine and comfort of this retreat.


Tanjung Keluang Natural Park offers an experience of peace and tranquility on the tropical coast of Borneo. The perfect place to picnic and relax, also has one of the best sunset views in Borneo with the Java Sea in the background.

Camping, trekking, getting the “vitamin sea”, and witnessing the conservation process of sea turtles are parts of the visiting highlights at this quiet and relaxing destination.

Tanjung Keluang is a conservation area for green turtles and hawksbill turtles by Indonesian Nature Conservancy Agency, situated in Kubu village, The District of Kumai, Kotawaringin Barat Regency.

A 15 minutes speed boating, or more less a half an hour by traditional wooden boat called Kelotok from the beach of Kubu, your journey of peaceful getaway is ready to start!

Visiting many regions in Indonesia is about discovering the authentic meanings and values ​​that various places have with their respective riches. The city of Pangkalan Bun in Kotawaringin Barat regency historically was a city that started from the banks of the Arut river and became the center of the only Islamic empire in Central Kalimantan during the Dutch East Indies colonial period.

Strolling the Arut river is a highly recommended tourist activity when you visit the city of Pangkalan Bun. This approximately 250 km long river is the vein that started the life of the people forming the Kotawaringin Barat Regency, and becomes a nostalgic mosaic of history when you enjoy the sunset by cruising along it.

The variety of social life, typical local dwellings, beautiful sunset views, and the friendly welcome of the local residents are the values ​​you get when you cruise along this beautiful river on a traditional boat which is managed directly by the surrounding community.

Arut river cruise is one of the leading tourist attractions that was nominated for the Anugerah Pesona Indonesia Awards, it is also a favorite activity for foreign tourists visiting the city of Pangkalan Bun.

Located in Kotawaringin Barat Regency, Kalimantan Tengah (Central Borneo) Province, Indonesia, Tanjung Puting destination refers to the name of the world famous National Park, one of the biggest habitats for the only great ape of Asia – the orangutans.It is also refered to as “The world’s capital of orangutans” by Dr. Birute Mary Galdikas – The World’s Eminent Orangutan Scientist and President of Orangutan Foundation International (OFI).

The main activity and destination for tourists in Tanjung Puting National Park is to go on relaxing river cruises up the Sekonyer River to witness wonderful sights such as proboscis monkeys, fire flies, kingfishers, crocodiles, song birds and of course the majestic orangutans who live wild in the National Park. The past decade has seen an increase in visitors to the National Park, bringing much needed income to the area.

cruising the magnificent scenery of the park

Since the World Great Apes Conference in 1991, the tourism market demand and number of visitors significantly increased, especially in the last 10 (ten) years, and has made Tanjung Puting as the most visited destination by international visitors in Indonesian Borneo.

Exploring the Richness of Borneo Rainforest

A few notable visits from famous celebrities to Tanjung Puting National Park have helped increase its popularity. Also, several world class documentaries and movies have been produced, highlighting the importance of the orangutans and the beauty of this park.

Julia Roberts visited in 1997, The National Geographic Cruise (2011 – present), President Bill Clinton (2014), and Born To Be Wild movie produced by Warner Bros and Imax 3D in 2010, have prominently boosted the number of international tourists to come and visit the area.