Located approximately 250 miles east of Bali, Komodo National Park is where Komodo dragons can be found.
Komodo National Park, part of the Lesser Sunda chain of Indonesian islands, precisely located in one of province in Indonesia called Nusa Tenggara Timur.
Located between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores in the East Nusa Tenggara province, sits the vast and impressive Komodo Dragon Island or Komodo National Park Area.
Apart from Komodo Island, you can also see these huge lizards on Rinca Island. People called Komodo as the last Dragon on earth.
The islands of Komodo and Rinca can be visited by boat from mainland Flores for guided trekking or day trips to observe these predators. You can also take a luxury yacht to island hop around the park during your stay.
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Komodo National Park was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Komodo Island is a part of Komodo National Park, which was established in 1980 by the Indonesian central government to protect the endangered Komodo Dragons.
In 1991, Komodo National Park was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the New Seven Wonders of Nature in 2011. These giant lizards exist nowhere else on earth and have attracted the interest of scientists studying evolution.
Later this place is also dedicated to protecting other species, including marine species. As its popularity increased around the world, Komodo National Park then became the new gateway to Indonesia after Jakarta and Bali.
When Is The Best Time To Visit Komodo?
When it comes to visiting Komodo National Park, the best time is between April and December when the dry season is in full swing.
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