Aru • 8 days to discover the fauna of Aru

From July to October

Price on request, depending on the guide (local/expat), decreasing  with number of participants (minimum 2, maximum 8).

Possibility to stay longer, don't hesitate to contact us.
The tour in detailsVideos of Badi Gaki and the Birds

A journey to the land of pearls and birds-of-paradise

If discovering pearl farming interests you, choose our N°1 tour "A journey to the land of pearls and Birds of Paradise".

For a tailor-made journey, contact us.

Follow us to the Aru Archipelago on the footsteps of Alfred Russel Wallace to discover the exquisite dances of the Greater Bird-of-Paradise in Badi Gaki Conservation Forest. You'll stay in the extraordinary Badi Gaki Resort, built in the middle of the jungle 15min away from the Birds of Paradise's Hill.
A lifetime experience...

The Avifauna of Aru

The Avifauna of Aru on video

Aru in a few images…

Aru in a few words…

Badi Gaki Resort

Badi Gaki on vidéo

Bahasa Manumbai Dictionnary

On the map


  • Guaranteed observation of Greater Bird-of-Paradise's dances in exceptional conditions, from the ground or the canopy.
  • Observation of the Arunese diurnal and nocturnal fauna, birds, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and sometimes even mammals during some trekking in the jungle or from hides installed on the ground.
  • Unforgettable moments with the population in Badi Gaki and the villages.
  • Discovery of the day-to-day life of the Aru hunters-farmers, their hunting and fishing techniques, theirs habits, their life difficulties.
  • Tailor-made treks to explore the primary forest.
  • Private bungalow with a river-view large terrace, double bed room with ensuite bathroom and running water, tea/coffee all day long. A unreal luxury in the middle of the jungle.
  • 8 participants maximum.


Badi Gaki • Badi Gaki Resort

Dobo • Hotel Grand Aru


  • Nights in double room
  • Fullboard (except mentioned meals)
  • Water, tea, coffee
  • Transfers, visits, and excursions
  • Access to the hides
  • Unlimited trekking (day/night)
  • River cruise on prahu
  • Badi Gaki Conservation Forest entrance fee
  • Biologist and photographer guide


  • Flights to/from Dobo
  • Accommodation/meals in Dobo
  • Beverages (other then mentioned)
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for drivers and local guides
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Unforeseeable programme changes


The general conditions of KASOAR TRAVEL apply.


Some movies to discover Aru and the Greater Bird-of-Paradise.