Komodo Day trip
Nature gave the best things to the habitat of Komodo Dragons, including white sand beaches, crystal clear water and a superb underwater ecosystem, that offers a complete experience for visitors. Refresh and relax after a trek on the dry and hot land programs.
Komodo Dragons (Varanus Komodoensis) is the world's largest lizard species. There are only an estimated 1,000 to 5,000 of these lizards living today. Reaching lengths of up to 3 m or more, and weighing up to 126 kg, these reptiles are swift runners and climbers, with great appetites for deer, water buffalo, horse and boar.
6:15 am - Pick up at the hotel and transfer to the harbour
6:30 am - Sailing to Komodo Island through the narrow straits
10.00 am - Arrival at Loh Liang, the main harbour of Komodo National Park. Report to the park post for registration
10.15 am - Trek to Banunggulung, the former feeding grounds. The trek takes about one hour. There is a chance you will encounter Komodo Dragons and various animals along the trail
11.15 am - Arrival in Banunggulung
11. 25 am - Trek back to the harbour following a different trail (depending on the ranger's decision as to which trail is suitable for the day)
12.00 pm - Arrive back at the pier and board the boat to sail to Pantai Merah or Pink Beach
12.30 pm - Arrival at Pink Beach. The boat will anchor here until 2:00 pm to give you a chance to go swimming, snorkelling or just relaxing on the beach. Lunch will be provided on board
2:00 pm - Sailing back to Labuanbajo
5:30 pm - Arrival in Labuanbajo and transfer to the hotel.
Please take note of the following items to pack for the tour:
- Flat rubber sole shoes
- Beach sandals
- Sun umbrella or hat
- Snorkelling gear
- Binoculars (if any)
The visitors are responsible to the existence the endangered Komodo Dragon and its habitat. Hence a $15 per person conservation fees is your valuable contribution to Komodo National Park. The fund is used by the authorities to protect the environment of Komodo National Park.