HomeBlogs Kumala Island Tourism Park Kumala island is situated 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.
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.
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.
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
take a trip around the island, tourist cars are provided for
Rp3,000-Rp4,000 per person for each trip. If less than 5 passangers,
this car must be rented for Rp20,000.
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.
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.
provided among others are bumper cars, Lamin Beyoq, Lamin Mancong, and
Lamin Wahau, Merry Go round, Lembuswana statue, fountain pond, Pesut
you wish to stay in the middle of the island, the park management
provides a rental cottage, complete with a swimming pool and catering
You should book one week in advance so that the
management could make the proper preparations. Since the cottage is not
open daily, it will be better to order it for groups. This cottage may
accommodate up to 100 visitors. For reservation and further
information, please contact +62 541 7069945.
Park has food stalls selling nasi rames (rice combination platter) and
bakso (meat balls) for visitors. Various types of snacks are also
selling various types of traditional souvenirs are provided. In
addition, various types of t-shirts can also be used as souvenirs from