Kuala Kapuas ('Mouth of the River Kapuas') is located at the mouth of the Kapuas River, 40 kilometers from the city of Banjarmasin in Central Kalimantan. 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.
Location map of Kuala Kapuas
Last revised on December 03, 2009
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