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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. 

 STENLY MAMENGKO   – Web/Graphic Designer & Guide  

Stenly is in charge of our website maintenance, graphic design, and receiving payments through PayPal ( He is also a professional photographer and our support Tour Guide as well as organizing tours in North Sulawesi. He is a native people of Bantik, one of  group of tribes who live in Manado. 

 SULISTYAWATI – 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, Birding 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 in Central Sulawesi. He  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 make handy-crafts, He  has a 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 will give them to the clients after done the trips

 Oka Dwi, Birding Guide - Bali

Oka lives in Bali, an experienced birding guide and an  expert who engaged for Bali and Lesser Sundas . He also arranges birding trip to Sulawesi, Java, Sumatra and West Papua.  

ADUN BAHRUM, Birding Guide - Cibodas

Adun is a native people of Sundanese who live in Cibodas where his area on arranging birding trip  to Gunung Gede National Park, Gunung Halimun, Gunung Sancang and Bogor, from there He will pick up clients from Jakarta then drive back to the airport. .He and his team set up camping gears if requested to stay at camp-site in Kandang Badak or set up a tent near waterfall in Gunung Gede - Prangrango National Park.  Adun knows where to find Javan Trogon, Javan Laughing-thrush, Javan Cochoa and other endemic birds on West Java.

LITO TOMBO , Local Guide - Lore Lindu  

Lito is a native people of Besoa valley, and grew up at the village nearby Lore Lindu National Park. He is our local bird guide, has sharp-eyes on spotting birds, and He knows where to find key species in the park.

 SISKA  ASKIA – Tour Guide

Ika is her neck name, graduated from Tadulaku University, studied English department where She first practice her  English speaking better. Afterward She joined  Malia Tours team, She is a diver, an  experienced Tour Guide who arrange birding trips,  diving tours and snorkeling trips through islands of Indonesia. includes Sulawesi, Halmahera, Bali and Lombok.
Ika is a bird guide and a a dive guid too.


Dadang  is an experienced bird guide who arrange birding trip through islands in Sulawesi and Halmahera, includes remote islands like Sula island, Togian island, Banggai island, Peleng Island, Morowali, Mekongga and  Buton in South-east Sulawesi.

 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. 


RANGGA MAMENGKO, Photographer & Guide - Manado  

Rangga is Stenly's son, our a younger bird guide, and a professional photographer who  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 is a bird guide and a dive guide on arranging Snorkeling trips, diving tour, Cultural holidays and birdwatching trips through islands of Indonesia. 

SAMUEL MASEDUNG ,  Tour Guides - Tangkoko

Samuel is an expert who live at Batuputih village nearby Tangkoko nature reserve. 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, Halmahera, Moluccas and West Papua
He and his wife (Tati) have sense of taking care, have sharp eyes to scouting the birds. They work from dawn to the late at night

AHMAD LISAWAN MANARA,  Medan (North Sumatra)  

Iwan” as he is called by friends, is local guide in Northern Sumatera. He has conducted general tours and special interest tours in Northern Sumatera where in exploring Lake Toba and Batak’s culture are amongst his specialties. He is co-founder and board member of North Sumatera Ecotourism Forum. 

He has taken part on training for ecotourism tour products and its marketing in Holland. Besides being active in tourism he is also developing his skill on filming by set up Wan’s Production Studio. He speaks English and Spanish.


Desi Ayu Triana , Tour Guide - Jakarta

Desi lives with her family in Jakarta, graduated from an University in Jakarta (Universitas Negeri Jakarta), studied a conservation of biology, and worked as Birds Specialist, a Science Tutor. A few years later She became as a Birdwatching Guide until know on joining the team of Jakarta birders.  Desi arranges birding trip around Jakarta, West Java and other places in Java.  

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.   

HASRI ABDILLAH,   Medan  (North Sumatra) 

Hasri  is an experienced birding guide and arranges wildlife tour in the north Sumatra and Aceh. He arranges birding trip in Gunung Leuser National Park and Gayo highland. 

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Operational Office:

Jl. Parigi Raya, No.81 (Perumnas BTN Silae)
Palu - Central Sulawesi
Tel: +62- 451- 4019452
Mobile phone number + WhatsApp: 
+62-812 198 96664
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Trip Reports

Birding in Bali Barat

Birding in Bali Barat

Sonley Graham and his friend had done five days birding on Bali Barat National Park.


Borneo Trip

Borneo Trip

We have done a great trip across Borneo, flew from Jakarta to Pangkalan Bun, then a canal

Halmahera - Paradise Birding

We had a wonderful day of birding trip to Halmahera. We set up trip from Manado,

" We are ready to plan a once-in-a-lifetime birding experience in Indonesia covering Sulawesi, Maluku - Halmahera, Java, Sumatera, Bali, Papua and Borneo - Kalimantan, specially tailored to your unique needs and desires "