NURLIN DJUNI – Founder of Malia Tours & The Leader
Nurlin is the founder of Malia Tours and principle guide. He is a professional leader who has been actively organizing and conducting birding trips throughout the islands of Indonesia for more than 20 years.
He is very personable, has sharp eyes and works patiently to find target birds. In the weekend He invites his little son, Wallace Jr. Sorevaya on joining birding holidays and do some camps in the forest.
SULISTYAWATI S.pd – Administrative Assistant
Lis is her neck name, graduated from Pancasakti University in Tegal - Cenral Java, She is In charged to maintain our finances, arranges internal flight tickets, transports and accommodation
ADHARTYAS DJUNI - Driver & logistic arrangement
Adhar is Nurlin's younger brother, a charming person who manages transport and logistic. He has sharp eyes scouting birds while on driving vehicle along birding sites.
He also knows where to see 5 endemic species Nepenthes(Pitcherplant) in Sulawesi.
He used to work at palm oil company in Kota Kinabalu - Malaysia for two years. Then He decided returning home to build Malia Tours.
ALLIN SAWUWU, Tour Guide - Palu
Allin is an expert, and reputable Tour Guide who arrange birding trips and wildlife tours through islands of Indonesia.
Include West Papua, Flores, Bali, Java, Sumatra, Borneo and Sulawesi its self.
He sometime spend his spare time with his family, playing a guitar with his little son.
KASMAN PLANKTON , Tour Guide - Donggala
Kasman is a native people of Donggala a small town and grew up along coastline of Tanjung Karang white sandy beach where is one of tourist destination in Central Sulawesi. He arranges birding trips, wildlife tours, snorkeling trips and culture holidays around Sulawesi, West Papua, Halmahera, Java, Bali, Sumatra and Borneo.
MINONG MAGNITUDO, Support local guide & Artist
Minong is our support team, involved to do birding exploration and wildlife tours in Central Sulawesi, a very unique boy, and charming person who has capability as an artist on drawing and carving handy-crafts. He makes special hand-made souvenirs as a gift that presented from Malia Tours, and give them to the clients after done the trips
MARDONA , Local Guide - Palu
Dona is his nick name, He is used to be a bird hunter who catch birds in his area. After We met once, then involved him to the field to identify bird species, He is an anthusiastic person are interested in become
a professional local bird guide. We explained him "stop hunting bird". He stopped. He has a sharp eyes on spotting birds.
LITO TOMBO , Local Guide - Lore Lindu
Lito is a native people of Besoa valley, and grew up at the villages nearby Lore Lindu National Park. He will show you where are spots of Snoring Rail, Satanic Nightjarr, Geomalia, Heinrichia, Purple-bearded Bee-eater, Sulawesi Thrush, and Lore Lindu Kingfisher, Sulawesi Ground Dove, etc
AGUS MBAYOWO – Tour Guide
Agus is an experienced Tour Guide for more than 20 years organizing adventure-trekking tour, birdwatching trips and classic culture tour to Toraja land, Togean islands, Morowali and Lore Lindu National Park. They grew in Poso and live in Tentena, a small town nearby Poso lake.
Agus himself had traveled -out to Europe and stayed for a several months in Netherland, therefore He can speak Dutch language.
Now Agus studies bird species of Sulawesi & Halmahera. He found several habitats of endemic birds around Tentena and Bada valley.
He has warm personality and speaks English very well indeed. Professional, practical and definitely capable of organising a tour themself and leading a group through Morowali, Lore Lindu National Park and Togean islands.
STENLY MAMENGKO – Web graphic designer & Guide
Stenly is our website design graphic, a professional photographer and our support Tour Guide as well on arranging tours through island of Indonesia. He is a native people of Bantik, small group of tribe who live in Manado.
RANGGA MAMENGKO, Photographer & Guide - Manado
Rangga is Stenly's son, our a younger bird guide, and a professional photographer who were graduated from Tourism politechnic school in Manado, afterward He joined birding trips, as first time He shot good image of birds in Tangkoko, a few years later He travelled down to South & Central Sulawesi and continued to Halmahera and West Papua. Manado is his land living together with his family
EDDIE SUNARDI, Tour Guide - Manado
Eddie is a senior tour guide for more than 30 years on organizing various of tours throughout islands of Indonesia. He is a Javanese, grew up in Central Java and West Kalimantan, then travelled-out to Europe, afterward returned Indonesia, and met his lovely wife in Manado- North Sulawesi
He arranges Snorkeling trips, Scuba diving, Cultural tours and birdwatching trips through islands of Indonesia.
SAMUEL MASEDUNG , Tour Guides - Tangkoko
An experts who live at Batuputih village nearby Tangkoko nature reserve. Samuel locally known UNGKE is engaged for the park . In generally Samuel is involved on arranging birding trip and Bird Photography tour to Sulawesi and Halmahera. Included Tangkoko, Dumoga Bone, Gunung Mahawu, Tomohon and Mahawu forest, Makassar - Karaenta forest, Malino and Lompobattang forest, Sangihe island and Talaud Island, Togean islands, Peleng Island, Taliabu island, Morowali and Bungku forest. Meanwhile Iwan himself arranges birding trip and Bird photography tours focusly in the North Sulawesi part.
He and his wife have sense of taking care, have sharp eyes to scouting the birds. They work from dawn to the late at night
BAHAR HAMANUR, Tour Guide - Halmahera
Bahar is a native people of Makian island, but lives in Ternate where is a small town to pick up clients in the North Moluccas. He'd graduated from Tourism science at the college in Bali. Now He leads birding tours, snorkeling trip and cultural tours around the islands. He knows where to see Wallace's Standardwing Paradise birds and other endemic birds of Halmahera.
He arranges trips to West Papua, Moluccas and Borneo as well.
MERIBA SUADE , Tour Guide - Makasssar
Meriba is a knowledgeable Tour Guide who speak English, Dutch and Spanish language. He has been guiding clients for more than twenty years, engaged on organizing Wildlife tours, Cultural holidays, trekking and Birdwatching trips through islands of Indonesia. Included arrange birding tour in the South Sulawesi, West Papua, Sumatra and Borneo.
RAHMAT, Driver & Tour Organizer - Bali
Rama is his familiar name who called in Bali. He is an experienced tour driver and arrange trips around Bali, Komodo island, Flores and Lombok. He lives with his family in Bali where mostly a major tourist place on arrival in Indonesia.
CHARLES RORING, Tour Guide - West Papua
Charles is originally from North Sulawesi, but born in Manokwari, and grew up as an expert who engaged for West Papua area. He is an artist, drawing birds. He arranges birding adventures to Mt. Arfak, Manokwari, Sorong - Klaso valley, Waigeo and other islands on Raja Ampat. Besides conduct birding trip He also arrange wildlife tour, nature holidays, snorkeling trip and diving tour.
IMAN, Tour Guide - Borneo
Iman is engaged for birding trips and wildlife tour in Kalimantan - Borneo, He is an experienced Tour Guide, and an expert in mammals and reptiles. Still active on working with Orang Utan Green Team Community in Pangkalan Bun where is a gateway to do long house-boat tour across Tanjung Puting National Park in Central Kalimantan.
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Sonley Graham and his friend had done five days birding on Bali Barat National Park.
We have done a great trip across Borneo, flew from Jakarta to Pangkalan Bun, then a canal