From US$ 360 per person
This tour wishes to show the visitor, some of the unique and beautiful sites of the Komodo National Park, a World Heritage site where the unique Komodo Giant Lizards occur. The tour assumes that the visitors have caught the early flight from Bali, are picked up at the airport and are driven direct to the port of Bajo; and return to Bali or proceed to ende the next day on the afternoon flight.
Rinca and Bidadari Islands You will travel to Rinca Island, the second main island in the Komodos. This day combines seeing the wildlife on Rinca Island (especially the Komodo dragon but also Buffalo, Deer, Pigs, many species of birds and monkeys) and snorkeling to see some of the great biodiversity of the reefs in this area, part of The Ring of Fire. On Rinca, after checking with the park authorities, you trek around 2 – 3 km through the bush and you should see Komodos, buffalo, deer and birds. Lunch on the boat is followed by a brief visit to Bidadari Island, an island you can swim around with beautiful coral and fish. The return to the Lodge is around 1700.
A Snorkelling day on two more inner islands of the Komodos The Flores sea around the Komodo islands contain some of the best diving and snorkeling sights experiences in the world. This one day of snorkeling safari gives a longer glimpse of this magic underwater world and shows some of the great biodiversity of fish, corals and sponges of this area.
After an early breakfast, you leave for the harbor and your boat for a one hour run to Kelor island (normally empty) where you should arrive around 0800 hours. The island has good corals recovering from bombing some 10 years ago. You can either have your coffee and snacks on arrival or snorkel first for around 60 minutes. A short walk around this small paradise is recommended. You then, at around 0930, proceed to Kanawa Island where there is a small resort and a good restaurant. Prior to an early lunch, you proceed down the beach to some magnificent coral gardens for a further at least 60 minutes snorkeling prior having an early lunch. After lunch, you return to the harbor at Labuan Bajo; back to the lodge for a quick wash and to the airport.
Cost per person is based on twin share including airport transfers, all meals (except lunch on Kanawa island), tours, guide and park fees.