Immerse yourself in the Komodo National Park and Indonesia’s Lesser Sunda Islands from an intimate perspective, cruising through a panorama of islands and encountering new wonders on a daily basis. This adventurous, 6-days inclusive voyage of discovery aboard the 24-passengers Ombak Putih offers a cross-section of remote beaches, quiet coastal villages, jungle-clad mountain ranges, towering volcanoes, rivers, waterfalls, tribal rituals, a mysterious lake, and the legendary Komodo Dragons.
Safari covers Flores, Komodo and Labuan Bajo
After arriving at Labuan Bajo Airport and making arrangements for our luggage to be transferred to the boat, we will travel to the village of Melo.
The cultural group will showcase traditional dances. After our visit to Melo, we will return to Labuan Bajo where you will get your first glimpse of our beautiful boat, Ombak Putih will cruise towards the legendary island of Komodo.
Today we will visit the ranger station of Loh Buaya on Rinca Island from where we will head off on a ranger-led nature trek in search of Komodo dragons.
After our trek, we will move on to an absolutely unbeatable snorkeling spot. Fingers crossed for a fortuitous ‘fever’ of manta rays !
In the late afternoon, where we will spend the night at anchor, floating beneath the Milky Way.
Today we will visit the famous Komodo Island. We will then have lunch aboard Ombak Putih while crossing over to a nearby island.
At the end of the day we will arrive at the island of Gili Lawa Darat. After we will cruise to the island of Kelor where we will snorkel and swim.
From here, we will head west towards Rinca Island.
While The Ombak Putih is anchored in the serene bay of Gili Lawa Darat, we can go ashore to hike to the summit of a hill where the horizon opens up to a complete vista overlooking all 80 islands.
During lunch onboard, we will hoist the sails and enjoy a quiet sail through the wonders of the Komodo National Park.
This morning we will visit the island of Mesa to meet a settlement of ‘sea-gypsies,’ the Bajao people. After a stroll through the village we will cruise onwards to the island of Sabalon.
The crew will build a bonfire and prepare a beach barbecue as a final celebration of our memorable voyage.
Late in the evening we will cruise back towards Labuan Bajo and anchor off Biddadari Island.
After a final early morning dip, we will disembark the boat at the end of our wonderful waterborne experience. Time permitting we will visit the market or wander around the centre of Labuan Bajo before seeing everyone off to their next destination.
The route and dives are always organized according to the weather conditions, the currents and tides.