Destination: Labuan Bajo

Welcome to Labuan Bajo

ANCIENT LAND OF KOMODO

Located in Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, Labuan Bajo has unique treasures that YOU should discover. Equipped with an exotic panorama, glamorous nature attractions, and diverse biodiversity is the perfect getaway for your new trip to Indonesia.

About Labuan Bajo

This former fishermen town is a gateway to many exotic places in Komodo National Park. Referred to as one of the super-premium tourist destinations in Indonesia, there are many developments done by the central government. 

The makeover of the harbor, asphalted roads, pedestrian path along the main road, and the building of the waterfront; the new town center.  Also, with the development of Rinca Island, the central government has built the area into a more tourist-friendly area to observe Komodo dragons. 

Named as the City of A Thousand Sunsets, Labuan Bajo offers amazing experiences from sunrise to sunset, from hiking up to the summit of Padar island for sunrise. 

Meanwhile, during the day, explore Komodo Island or Rinca Island, swim with the sea turtles, and sunbathe at Manjarite Island. Until enjoying the magnificent view of Kalong Island for the sunset. 

Locations

Starting Point

Manta Point

Pulau Komodo

Pulau Padar

Sebayur

Kanawa

Pulau Rinca

Gili Laba

Pantai Pink

KOMODO NATIONAL PARK

KOMODO NATIONAL PARK

Komodo National Park is one of Indonesia’s little gems located in the center of the Indonesian archipelago. The marine life and the view on the surface offer a unique experience for the visitors, especially YOU. This park is the only place where Komodo Dragons still live freely in their own habitat. Additionally, Komodo National Park has become home to a wide range of other noteworthy terrestrial species and is surrounded by some of the most diverse marine environments. Examples are orange-footed scrub fowl, Timor deer, whales, sea turtles, sharks, and dolphins.

PULAU PADAR

PULAU PADAR

Padar Island is the third largest island after Komodo and Rinca island in Komodo National Park. This unique island offers majestic scenery of the blue ocean and the famous multi-colored beaches surrounding the island. Although there are no Komodo dragons, this island has magnificent treasures such as savannah hills, a marine ecosystem, and white, pink, and black-sand beaches.

TAKA MAKASSAR

TAKA MAKASSAR

Taka Makassar is one of the most unique tourist destinations in Labuan Bajo. The word Taka derives from the traditional language, meaning shallow, and Makassar is taken from the sailor who found this bank. This small island will only appear when the water is receding. The shape of Taka Makassar is also quite distinctive, resembling the number 9 and appearing above the ocean. The white to the pink gradation of sand has attracted tourists to visit and enjoy the view surrounding it.

PINK BEACH

PINK BEACH

The pink color on Pink Beach’s sand comes from microscopic animals (Foraminifera) that give coral reefs their red color. Shards of the coral reefs hit by these waves will dissolve with seawater. Then the flakes naturally blend with white sand, which gives the sand a pink color.

PULAU KELOR

PULAU KELOR

The clear sea water and calm waves on this island are heavens for snorkelers. Additionally, the green hills are the best spot for trekking or capturing the beauty of this island. On top of the summit, this island offers a panoramic view of Flores Island and many small surrounding islands and beaches, which are perfect for relaxing, sunbathing, and swimming. What a stunning view to see!

GILI LABA

GILI LABA

Gili Lawa Darat or Gili Laba is a small island in the Nothern part of Komodo National Park. This island is well known as the best trekking spot and sunset view among local and foreign tourists. It faces Komodo island’s broad and deep bay, often called the “Komodo’s Fjord.” In the dry season, the island almost looks brown, with drought-stricken golden brown meadows, but in the rainy season, everything changes, and the island turns green, with lush hills. The panorama from the hills is undoubtedly stunning, heaven for fellow photographers.

PULAU RINCA

PULAU RINCA

Rinca Island is the home of fascinating wildlife, the Komodo Dragon. Become one of the three most famous islands in the National Komodo Park Area, this sanctuary was built in 1980 to protect the endangered Komodo Dragon that lives on the island. Recognized as UNESCO World Heritage, Rinca Island offers enormous jewels beside Komodo, such as a white sand beach and natural panorama. It is also a natural habitat of buffaloes, macaques, snakes, birds, deers, wild pigs, and saltwater crocodiles. This island is a dry area with savannah topography.

PULAU KALONG

PULAU KALONG

Labuan Bajo is also well known for its bat habitat, Kalong Island. As the name implies, “Kalong” is a bat in Bahasa Indonesia. This tourist destination is home to thousands of bats of various species, ranging from large to small bats. This tourist destination is the right choice for animal lovers and true adventurers who like to explore natural beauty and biodiversity. At 6 pm is the best time to visit Kalong Island. You can enjoy the beautiful sunset while exploring the bats flying around under the silhouette sky.

RANGKO CAVE

RANGKO CAVE

Gua Rangko or Rangko Cave is located on Gusung Island. This limestone cave offers crystal clear blue water, perfect for you to swim inside the cave. From the outside of the cave, it looked just like a regular small mouth-opening cave. Once inside, you will see the naturally crafted ceiling fully covered by stalactites and stalagmites. The water there is filled with ocean water, which comes in through the small holes between the rocks. The pond water is so blue and clear. It will be so peaceful to swim in there, and it will be effortless for you to float in the salty water.

PULAU KANAWA

PULAU KANAWA

Kanawa Island is a small island with a beautiful panorama and natural scenery. Part of Komodo National Park, this 35-hectare island offers all visitors a magnificent underwater and terrestrial view. The famous marine biodiversity and the turquoise ocean water have drawn tourists to snorkel and dive around this island. The pristine water, colorful fish, and coral have drawn visitors worldwide to witness its beauty.

MANTA POINT

MANTA POINT

Manta Point or Karang Makassar is the home of endemic manta rays Indonesia. Located in the Loh Liang, Komodo Island, Manta Point is 2 to 8 m deep and over 3 km long, becoming a perfect diving spot for both beginner and professional divers. This tourist destination offers blue crystal sea water, which invites you to see the schools of manta rays swimming and playing with their friends. Like ants to sugar, wherever there is a manta, there will be jellyfish surrounding the area. If there is a jellyfish group, you can spot 1-2 manta rays in that area. Besides these two creatures, you might enjoy other sea creatures in this famous diving spot, such as the colorful coral reef and small fishes, while exploring the area.

PULAU SEBAYUR

PULAU SEBAYUR

Sebayur Island is known as a heaven spot for divers. This tourist location is prevalent among tourism destinations that provide underwater panoramas. Sebayur Island is strategically located with famous diving spots on Flores Island, such as Batu Bolong, Castle Rock, Crystal Rocks, and other favorite diving spots. There are two Sebayur Islands in Komodo, Sebayur Besar Island which means the big Sebayur Island, and Sebayur Kecil Island, meaning the small Sebayur Island. These two islands are located on the north of Komodo National Park. Although they are surrounded by the best dive sites in Komodo National Park’s northern region, the islands do not belong to the park, so you won’t be required to pay an entrance fee to visit these islands.

PULAU SIABA

PULAU SIABA

Siaba Island popularly known as the “City of Turtle” is the best spot to see turtles. This City of Turtles is home to countless green sea turtles in the Komodo National Park area, among the seven sea turtle species worldwide. The clear water and the beautiful coral reefs invite you to get off the ship and fuse with the beauty of the sea. Siaba Island is the perfect place to capture once in a lifetime experience of swimming with the turtles. Snorkelers and divers from around the world consider it to be one of the most beautiful underwater destinations.

PULAU BIDADARI

PULAU BIDADARI

Tours. As the name of Bidadari means “angel”, these islands successfully offer various heavenly natural attractions from marine-land creatures to panoramic views of Komodo National Parks. The white beach of Bidadari Island is equipped with a volume of fish, turquoise water, and colorful coral reefs. The land around this island is also surrounded by hills and green-yellowish trees, which provide you a calm sensation while visiting this island.

PULAU SABOLO

PULAU SABOLO

Sabolo Island is located in the North of Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Sabolo Island sure has its own charm to attract people to visit. This island is known as its diving and trekking spot because it offers stunning biodiversity for you to discover. The white sand beach will also blow you away with its panoramic crystal clear water and aquatic life. Many divers admit that Sabolo Island is one of the best diving sites in Labuan Bajo.

Labuan Bajo - Komodo Islands Itinerary Example

Labuan Bajo is located in Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. Equipped with an exotic panorama, glamorous nature attractions, and diverse biodiversity is the perfect getaway for your sailing trip to Indonesia.

There are many ways to enjoy the beauty of Labuan Bajo. Starting from a land tour; visiting the Rangko Cave or sailing tour with our selected boats. Hiking to the summit of Padar Island, swimming with the sea turtles, until observing the legendary dragons; the Komodo Dragons, live freely in their habitat.

Typically, the length of 3 to 4 days is enough to have a relaxing journey and adventurous trip in Labuan Bajo and Komodo.  However, if you have a limited time of vacation, a sailing trip for 2 days and 1 night can be a perfect choice to enjoy Labuan Bajo’s stunning terrestrial and underwater view.

We have various types of sailing tours in Komodo, starting from 2 days and 1 night to 4 days and 3 nights. Also, all packages can be customized based on your needs and requests.

Itinerary for 2 Days 1 Night - Sailing Komodo Tour

Starting from IDR 55.000.000, you can have a short yet worthwhile trip in Labuan Bajo and Komodo National Park area on a charter boat with a capacity of 21 people. 

Spend an overnight aboard a sailing vessel around Komodo Island and its surrounding islands. 

Day 1: Kelor island – Manjarite Island – Kalong Island

Day 2: Padar Island – Pink Beach – Komodo Island

Destinations:
Kelor island – Manjarite Island – Kalong Island

You will visit Kelor Island, Manjarite Island, and Kalong Island on the first day of your trip. Many activities you can do at those places; on Kelor island, you can hike up to its hill and see the beautiful view of the ocean and Flores Island. Enjoy the amazing underwater view of Manjarite Island, the crystal clear water and colorful corals have attracted worldwide visitors to snorkel there. At the end of the day, you will witness thousands of flying foxes erupt from Kalong Island and make their way to Flores Island to feed themselves. This is one of the most unique spectacles you will experience during your vacation, and the sunset makes for the most perfect romantic backdrop as they fly in the sky.

Destinations:
Padar Island – Pink Beach – Komodo Island

The next day before dawn, hike to Padar Island to see the amazing view of the sunrise. You will see the beautiful combination of the pink-sand beach, black-sand beach, and white-sand beach view, all in one frame from the summit of Padar Island. After Padar Island, you will enjoy the beauty of Pink Beach. It is a great place to swim, snorkel, and sunbathe. Along the beach, you may find clownfish, surgeonfish, and baby black tip reef sharks – if you’re lucky. Prepare your bikini and snap some pictures there for a memorable vacation in Komodo. The last destination on our 2 days and 1-night trip is Komodo Island, home of the largest lizard on earth. Trekking to observe the wildlife of Komodo Dragons in their habitat. During trekking, you may find them feeding, relaxing, mating, or fighting, also you will come across their nesting area, a place where they lay their eggs.

Itinerary for 3 Days 2 Night - Sailing Komodo Tour

On this 3 days and 2 nights trip, the tourist destinations are mostly the same, yet on day 2, you will also visit Taka Makassar and Manta Point. 

Experience more of Komodo National Park with your family, friends, and loved ones starting from IDR 60,000,000.

Day 1: Kelor island – Manjarite Island – Kalong Island

Day 2: Padar Island – Pink Beach – Komodo Island – Taka Makassar – Manta Point

Day 3: Siaba Island – Kanawa Island 

Additional Destinations:
Taka Makassar – Manta Point


On this 3 days and 2 nights trip, the tourist destinations are mostly the same, yet on day 2, you will also visit Taka Makassar and Manta Point. Experience more of Komodo National Park with your family, friends, and loved ones starting from IDR 60,000,000. Taka Makassar is another Komodo highlight with its crescent-shaped pink beach, a perfect spot for relaxing and snorkeling in shallow waters. In terms of exploration, Taka Makassar island is limited due to its small size. Nevertheless, its distinctive shape and pinkish sands guarantee an Instagram-worthy shot, whether taken on foot or via drone. Visit Taka Makassar island during low tides for the best experience. After relaxing and snorkeling in shallow waters, we move to a deeper water area, Manta Point. Swim and follow the current to meet these majestic sea creatures. For your safety, always be accompanied by your tour guide when you snorkel or dive instructor when you dive at Manta Point. You may encounter jellyfish as they are the main diet of Manta Rays.  Manta Rays are also uncomfortable with a sudden move, please be careful.

Destinations:
Siaba Island – Kanawa Island

Siaba Island

 

The next day before dawn, hike to Padar Island to see the amazing view of the sunrise. You will see the beautiful combination of the pink-sand beach, black-sand beach, and white-sand beach view, all in one frame from the summit of Padar Island. After Padar Island, you will enjoy the beauty of Pink Beach. It is a great place to swim, snorkel, and sunbathe. Along the beach, you may find clownfish, surgeonfish, and baby black tip reef sharks – if you’re lucky. Prepare your bikini and snap some pictures there for a memorable vacation in Komodo. The last destination on our 2 days and 1-night trip is Komodo Island, home of the largest lizard on earth. Trekking to observe the wildlife of Komodo Dragons in their habitat. During trekking, you may find them feeding, relaxing, mating, or fighting, also you will come across their nesting area, a place where they lay their eggs.

Get Your Boat To Labuan Bajo Now!