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Birding in Indonesia: Sulawesi and Halmahera

Exciting travel through some of the least-visited parts of the Indonesian archipelago where we can expect wonderful birding in undisturbed forests. We will also visit superb vast national reserves on both islands, with a diversity of habitats and varying elevations.

More Details About This Trip:

A considerable number of restricted-range species, with over 70 endemics on Sulawesi and a further 22 endemics on Halmahera, plus a supporting cast of colorful pittas, fruit doves, lorikeets, parrots, kingfishers, hornbills, and an impressive selection of nightbirds.

Pricing: $5,490 US Dollars or £4,320 GBP for 20 Days and 19 Nights. 


Group Size: Most tours are viable at 7 or 8 participants.


Upcoming Dates: 

August 3 to 22, 2025

October 9 to 28, 2025

*See Schedule for more dates

The chance to see extraordinary birds like Maleo, the rare Moluccan Scrubfowl (Megapode), and the Standardwing bird-of-paradise in display plus a wide selection of mammals, reptiles, and butterflies throughout the tour.

Top Reasons to Book Tour


Maleo, Moluccan Scrubfowl, Standardwing Bird-of-Paradise, Diabolical Nightjar, Geomalia, Hylocitrea, Malia, Sulawesi Thrush, Ivory-breasted Pitta, Azure Roller, Purple-bearded Bee-eater, Scaly-breasted Kingfisher, Lilac-cheeked Kingfisher, Green-backed Kingfisher, Sombre Kingfisher, Rusty-backed Thrush, Sulawesi Hornbill, Sulawesi Dwarf-Kingfisher, Knobbed Hornbill, Sulawesi Cicadabird, Sulawesi Scops-Owl, Purple-winged Roller, White-rumped Cuckooshrike, White-rumped Triller, Silver-tipped Imperial-Pigeon, Yellow-billed Malkoha, Sulawesi Serpent-Eagle, Sulawesi Woodpecker, Ivory-backed Woodswallow, Maroon-chinned Fruit-Dove, Goliath Coucal


Bear Cuscuc, Ornate Cuscus, Sulawesi Crested Macaque, Gursky's Tarsier, Sulawesi Dwarf Squirrel, Whitish Dwarf Squirrel, Sulawesi Palm Civet, Moor Macaque, Montane Long-nosed Squirrel

lowland rainforest, lower montane rainforest, upper montane forest, wetlands

Habitats and

Special Sites

Other Attractions

Lore Lindu National Park, Tangkoko Nature Reserve, Aketajawe-Lolobata National Park

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