Birding guides & services in Indonesia

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This is a listing of guides and services. It includes local guides, useful accomodation and travel options, and tour companies offering scheduled or tailor-made tours within Indonesia. These aren’t endorsements; we’ll list anyone. If you like the service you get why not post a comment and tell others, if you dont like the service you get, share that too (but keep it polite, we will moderate comments here as people’s livelihoods are at stake!).

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Indonesian birding guides, services and tour companies

Satwa_100x100Birding Tour in BaliBirding Tour in Bali is a birding specialists company who are offering organized and tailor made travel, custom, private birding to anywhere in Bali and East JavaBali, East Java
Zulvan ZavieryZulvan Zaviery is an experienced birding guide on Enggano Island. He can assist you to find all of the Enggano Island endemic species.Enggano (Sumatra)
AcehBirder_100x100Aceh BirderAceh Birder are an independent tour organiser and ground agent for birdwatching trips to almost all birding areas in Aceh and other areas in SumatraSumatra
BirdsofBali_100x100Birds of BaliBirds-of-Bali birding tours are based in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia and have over 5 years experience at arranging birding and photography tours within the region. We can design tours to suit your interests and can include any, or all, of the major birdwatching destination in Bali and beyondBali
BorneoEcoAdventures_100x100Borneo Eco AdventureBorneo Eco Adventure is a leading tour operator in Indonesian Borneo. With us you can explore the many natural and cultural attractions of the region, including river boat tours on some of Kalimantan’s great rivers, rafting rapids, diving on pristine coral reeds, exploring caves, trekking in virgin rainforest, hiking up mountains and wandering in the wildernessKalimantan
Fantail_100x100Vinno SoewarianVinno Soewarian is an experienced Ambon-based birding guide and agent that can arrange birding trips to Ambon, Seram, Haruku Island (for Moluccan Scrubfowl) and islands beyondMaluku
Vila-Botani_100x100Vila BotaniVila Botani is a place to slow down, relax and be in nature. This is a nature park, extending over 5ha on the slopes of Mt Salak, showing local nature in its manifold variety. Over 40 species of birds have been recorded in the protected grounds of the villa and bird tours can be arrangedGunung Salak
Indonesian-ecoventures_100x100Indonesia EcoventureExperienced and professional travel agent and guide specialising in birding tours. Can arrange trips to almost all birding areas in Indonesia, including Indonesia's smaller islandsAll
Fantail_100x100Michael WangkoMichael Wangko is an experienced birding guide who can show you all the best birds and birding sites on Talaud. He is based in Beo and can help with local transport arrangements, reporting to the police, and finding accommodationTalaud, Sangihe
Fantail_100x100Wesley PangimangenExperienced birding guide and birder's guesthouse on the slopes of Gunung Sahengbalira, with easy access to all of the Sangihe endemicsSangihe
JakartaBirder_100x100Jakarta BirderJakarta Birder provides birdwatching guides and also custom-made bird tours for Java IslandJava
Benny_100x100Discover Papua AdventureBiak-based local bird guide and travel agent. Can assist in arranging birding tours to Papua and MalukuPapua
VIT-logo_100x100Vacation Indonesia ToursGuided birding tours with sulawesi-based experienced local guides, Darwin Sumang & Nurlin Djuni, travel arrangements and domestic flight bookingsAll
Fantail_100x100Pak SubandiFamous birdwatchers guesthouse, run by the famous Pak Subandi. Food, accommodation, guiding and transport for visiting birders.Kerinci
Birdtour asia_100x100Birdtour AsiaBirdtour Asia are specialists in Asian birding tours, offering organised and tailor-made travel throughout the region. Contact them at info@birdtourasia.comAll
Fantail_100x100If-EcoadventureExperienced Gunung Gede-based birding guide, able to arrange birding trips all over West Java and beyond. Schedules are always flexible and can be tailored to suit your needs and enjoymentWest Java
Fantail_100x100Pak YudiPak Yudi is probably the most used guide at Bali Barat National Park. He can arrange boat trips to see Bali Starling and can arrange car hire to visit most of the other birding sites in the local areaBali Barat
Putra-Papua-logo_100x100Putra Papua ToursLong-standing and experienced Wamena-based tour operator and travel agent. Can arrange birdwatching tours, and tours to many remote locations, including the top of the Carstensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya)!Papua
Fantail_100x100Iwan MelaliI am Iwan Melali, living the last ten years in Gilimanuk. I guide and bring people in rainforest, savannah, mangrove (boat trip) and Monsoon forest. I am an official guide from Bali Barat National Park and I can also help arrange trips to Baluran and Ijen in East Java. If you need support or my help call me Bali Barat, E. Java
LoonTour_100x100LoontourLoontour is a birdtour operator based in Yogyakarta or Jogja, Java. Loontour offers birding trips and also bird photography trips from one day to customized trip of several days to Gunung Merapi National Park, Pantai Trisik, Menoreh Mountains and around Jogja cityJogjakarta area
LOGO-Kedah-+-ketambe_100x100Rainforest Lodge Kedah-KetambeTrekking, guided wildlife & birdwatching plus accommodation at Kedah and Ketambe within the Gunung Leuser regionGunung Leuser
Fantail_100x100Harits SurakhmanSaya adalah seorang pengamat, pemerhati, dan peneliti burung. Saya adalah lulusan dari Biologi UGM yang menekuni bidang ornithology. Keahlian saya antara lain: pengamat burung, fotografi burung, serta dapat mengidentifikasi burung lewat suaraJogjakarta area
Fantail_100x100Liwayne Adventure Tour & TravelNorth Sulawesi travel agents, offering tours, guiding, hotel and plane reservations, and tailormade birdwatching packages.Sulawesi area
Fantail_100x100Pak JamilTop class local guide at Nimbokrang, used by virtually all visiting birders. Can arrange accommodation, food, packed lunches, local transport and even airport pick-upsNimbokrang
Indecon_100x100IndeconIndecon is a non-profit organization focusing its activities on developing and promoting ecotourism in Indonesia. It has provided training and resources to many local ecotourism initiatives, and among its members supports some of the best travel agents and guides in Indonesia.All
bird consultant_100x100Bird ConsultantKami menawarkan jasa sebagai guide bird tour untuk anda yang ingin melihat shorebird dan burung endemik jawa ( Bubut jawa dan Kacamata Jawa) yang ada di daerah SurabayaSurabaya, Java
Fantail_100x100Yulisman Ganta (Ateng)Saya sudah jadi guide burung untuk 3 tahun, dan sudah bekerja jadi pemandu wisata alam hampir 12 tahun. Untuk sekarang saya beralih jadi guide burung dan sudah beberapa kali mengatur trip untuk birds watching di tempat saya.North Sulawesi
Fantail_100x100Friendship Guesthouse KetambeGuest house in Ketambe, Gunung Leuser. Offering accommodation and forest trek guidingGunung Leuser
Fantail_100x100Toni & GamalLiwa-based local guides that can take you to Danau Ranau and Way Titias.Bukit Barisan
Satwa_100x100Satwa EcolodgeNice guesthouse/hotel just outside the entrance to Way Kambas National Park. Offering food, accommodation and can help arrange permission to enter the park, guides & transfersWay Kambas
PBC_100x100Papua Bird ClubPapua Bird Club specializes in tailor made tours for any kinds of interest and offers customized trips for bird lovers, naturalists, biologists, conservationists, photographers, film-makers and holidays adventurersPapua
LOGORockjumper Birding ToursDedicated bird tour company with 300 tours across the world to choose from. Guided by experienced professional tour leaders.All
Ravelino Tours & TravelRavelino Tours & Travel offer a wide and varied choice of fascinating flexible programs that ensure fresh and lively ways to see Sumatra and other parts of IndonesiaSumatra, all