HomeBlogs Kuala Kapuas Kuala Kapuas. It is located at Kapuas River, 40 km from Banjarmasin. A
well-known tourist attraction is Telo Island, a pleasant fishing village
and port. For the adventurer, white-water rafter and nature lovers,
there is Gohong Rawai, known for its beatiful and challenging rapids.
The gold mines of Teweh and Batu Api, Rungan district, are also
interesting sites to be visited. In this region, gold mining is a major
source of livelihood for the people, who pan for the valuable metal
using the old traditional method.