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Flights to Banjarmasin-Borneo Island

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Banjarmasin is a city located on the southern coast of Borneo Island, Indonesia. Nicknamed the "City of a Thousand Rivers," Banjarmasin is divided by the Barito and Martapura rivers, which flow into the Java Sea. The city is known for its floating markets, where vendors sell fresh produce, local delicacies, and handicrafts from their boats. Banjarmasin has a hot and humid climate year-round, with average highs in the upper 80s to low 90s Fahrenheit (around 30 to 32 degrees Celsius). The city offers a glimpse into South Kalimantan's history and culture, with traditional architecture, museums, and historical landmarks. You can also visit nearby islands for swimming, fishing, and exploring mangrove forests.

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Airports near Banjarmasin-Borneo Island

Planning a trip to Banjarmasin-Borneo Island? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to Banjarmasin-Borneo Island.

Syamsudin Noor International Airport

Located in Banjarmasin, this is the closest international airport to the city. It is approximately a 30-minute drive from the city centre.

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Supadio International Airport

Although not as close as Syamsudin Noor International Airport, Supadio International Airport is another option for travellers. It is located in Pontianak, which is about a 4-hour drive from Banjarmasin. Connecting flights can be arranged from Pontianak to Banjarmasin.

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Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport

This airport is located in Balikpapan, which is around a 6-hour drive from Banjarmasin. It serves as a regional airport with domestic flights. Connecting flights can be arranged from Balikpapan to Banjarmasin.

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Juanda International Airport

Although further away, Juanda International Airport is another option for travellers. It is located in Surabaya, which is approximately a 12-hour drive from Banjarmasin. Connecting flights can be arranged from Surabaya to Banjarmasin.

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Things to do in Banjarmasin-Borneo Island

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

Floating Markets:

Banjarmasin is famous for its floating markets, where vendors sell their wares from klotoks (traditional wooden boats) on the river. The most popular floating markets are Lok Baintan, Muara Kin, and Siring Piere Tendean. These markets are a great place to experience the local culture and find fresh produce, souvenirs, and local snacks.

Sultan Suriansyah Mosque

This historic mosque is the oldest in South Kalimantan, built around 300 years ago. The mosque has a unique layered roof that reflects Banjarese pre-Islamic architecture. It's a beautiful example of Islamic architecture and a significant landmark in Banjarmasin.

Wasaka Museum

This museum is a great place to learn about the history of South Kalimantan, especially the fight for independence against Dutch colonialism. The museum houses artifacts, photographs, and documents that tell the story of the region.

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