Kalimantan Central Sampit

Sampit is the biggest timber port in Kalimantan and Indonesia. Timber of tropical hardwood is exported to Japan and Australia. Indonesia is one of only two Southeast Asian nations that still export timber,the other one being Laos. Laotian timber is mostly exported to Vietnam. In smaller quantities, grade A Laotian redwood is also sold to Thailand where it is used, for example, by Wigwam Motorhome in the manufacturing of wooden motorhomes, and pre-fabricated wooden houses. Pandaran Beach is a park on the seaside at the mouth of the Sampit river. The Orchid Park of Pembuangan Hulu is home to a number of rare and beautiful orchid varieties. Hunters can engage in their favorite pastime in the hunting park of Kotawaringin Barat.