It’s been almost a decade since Komodo National Park was voted as one of the New 7 Wonder of the World and gained booming popularity. A simple, humble fishing boats that used to go back and forth around the little archipelago has slowly replaced by bigger and, sometimes, more luxurious liveaboard boats. Only a decade ago, only fisherman used to wander around the quiet Flores sea, catching fishes. Today, those liveaboard boats is taking curious tourist from all around the globe to enjoy the exotic Komodo boat trip.
Once hidden from the world, Komodo National Park is now getting more and more recognition from the world for its wondrous beauty. What make it more special is the natural attractions that lies in each islands surrounding the park. Savannah fields, rosy-tinted beaches, teeming coral reefs, prehistoric beasts and giants bats become unique elements of each little islands. As the landscape naturally made road journey inaccessible, waterborne exploration become the only option to get into each destination as well as making it a terribly unique vacation experience.
Escape the crowds in remote destination
Komodo boat trip is generally offered in three kinds of sailing duration:
One day trip: Some people don’t have that much time. They simply just making a quick visit to Labuan Bajo to see what’s happening then returning in the evening. Some even just heard about Komodo when they are having their holiday in more-famous Bali, and try to cram Labuan Bajo into their trip.
Overnight trip: An overnight Komodo boat trip is a second alternative for travelers who wants to feel the sensation of liveaboard experience but are limited either budget or time. The route usually involve main attractions of the trip; Komodo Island (or Rinca, depend on what you choose) for dragon sightseeing, the phenomenal Padar island to catch Komodo’s panoramic view, and the famous Pink beach.
Multiple day trip: The ideal Komodo boat trip. With enough time to explore almost every islands around, this kind of trip offer rather holistic experience of Komodo National Park. When you’ve done visiting all main attraction, you can have a chance to explore much pristine destination—or even travelled to hidden cranny in Komodo that not much travelers know.
Sail between deserted island in Komodo archipelago
When you finally set sail to Komodo, you will know that what you hear and what you read about Komodo is just what’s on the surface. The Komodo boat trip will take you to embark amongst pristine islets around Flores sea, most of which have completely been untouched by modern development. Everything around you is ran by nature. Think of Bali before the advent of mass tourism. Thanks to the conservation status, all islands in and around Komodo National Park are able to let out their unparalleled natural beauty.