Let’s explore the land of the world’s biggest lizards, Komodo National Park. Currents are pretty known in the area to drag flows of dolphins, sharks, manta or eagle rays, pelagics and schools of fish… Five full days to enjoy this world class snorkeling area and discover the wonders of Komodo National Park. Not forgetting the excursions whose few hikes and the encounter with the huge komodo dragons, masters of this savannah’s territory.
Labuan Bajo – Rinca – Kalong
Sailing towards the island of Rinca to visit the traditional village where the “Bajo” people, an ancient Sea Gypsies population, now sedentary, live in their colored houses that are built on stilts and exclusively from the products of the sea. (45min). Then we’re heading to Pula Kaba for bathing and snorkeling session.
We’ll enjoy a nice appetizer during sunset while we observe thousands of bats flying away before an amazing dinner to end this beautiful day.
Komodo dragons – Padar
Depending on the tides, we will decide the time of departure towards Rinca and we will head north to join the bay of “Loh Buaya” where our local guide awaits for us to meet the infamous Komodo Dragons which can measure up to 3.50 meters!
It is pretty common during this ballad to cross hinds, pigs, monkeys and wild buffalo.
During the lunch, we will enjoy the falling tide to reach the 3rd island of the park by its size, “Pulau Padar”. (about 3 hours of navigation)
Its carved relief and its high summits, its vast beaches and wild bays, give us the sensation of arriving on a Pirates’ island! Snorkeling in the 3 Sisters or caves spots.
Very nice hike in perspective with panoramic view on Komodo and Rinca.
Mantas rays – Gili Lawah
In the morning after two hours of sailing, we go swimming with the majestic Mantas rays of “Karang Makassar”, where they come to feed and get rid of their parasites by thousands of tropical fish. Stop at the islets surrounded by crystal turquoise waters.
Another short sail to reach Gili Lawah. A superb hike awaits for you at sunset with a breathtaking view on the park panorama.
Gili Lawa – Crystal Bay – Kanawa
Awakening in an idyllic surroundings followed by a healthy breakfast, we enjoy the magic of Komodo park and this feeling to the world end’s.
About 1 hour later, we arrive at Crystal Bay, with its turquoise waters and its white sandy beach, it also houses a beautiful coral reef, swimming and snorkeling at will!
2 dives or intro dive are possible to make here.
In the middle of the afternoon, we will head towards the island of Kanawa where we will anchor for the night.
Kanawa and return to Labuan Bajo
Kanawa is a charming islet bordered by a beautiful white sandy beach where we will make a last stop for swimming and relaxation. Return to Labuan Bajo (1h to 1h30 sailing), latest at 2pm.
End of the trip, transfer to the airport according to your flight schedule.
The route and dives are always organized according to the weather conditions, the currents and tides.