Tour Code: BWN EVMDuration – about 4 Hours

Just minutes away from the centre of Bandar Seri Begawan are isolated mangroves where nature still dominates. This mangrove environment still supports a diversity of wildlife close to the city; another unique feature of Brunei.

The tour departs by boat at 15.15 hrs. from Jalan Regency. First pass by to the water village of Kampung Ayer, where you will explore on foot along the walkways, and also have afternoon tea with local snacks. Continue past the Previous Sultan’s palace, and also the present palace to the mangrove forests just upstream.Motor or paddle quietly along the narrow mangrove channels, stopping to listen and look for the bird and animal life. Your driver/guide will explain the mangrove ecology and the plant and animal life which this tangle of mangroves, vines, palms and trees supports.

Mangrove River Safari

Mangrove River Safari
Most days you will see Proboscis Monkeys, Macaques, birds and marine life. Some days you will also see crocodiles, monitor lizards, and other larger animals.

Egrets arriving at Sunset on the Safari

Egrets arriving at Sunset on the Safari
Around dusk you will watch the spectacular arrival of large flocks of Egrets as they return to roost for the night.Return through the centre of Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB) to see the town, mosques and water village as the lights come on at dusk. You will also see the Sultan’s Palace, with sunset photo opportunities. Continue downstream while your guide highlights the features and activities along the Brunei River which contributed to the history of the nation and its heritage.

Enjoy dinner at Mangrove Restaurant.

Return to your hotel by vehicle after dinner.

(drinks and water are included)

This tour can also be done in an abbreviated format with dinner as an optional extra. Contact us for details.Price includes pick up from inner city hotels

Tour Code Destination Duration Inclusions 1 Person 2 People 3 People
EVM Mangrove River Safari 4 hours steamboat dinner $250 $160 $135

Prices per person in Australian Dollars and valid 01 April 2017 to 31 March 2018 (E.O.E.) Refer to General Booking Conditions

Children to 12 years 45% of adult price with two adult paying guests

Photographs courtesy of Intrepid Tours and PanBright Tours