Komodo Island Sailing Trip
Komodo is one of the best tourist attractions in Indonesia. Sure, this is a very rare animal that cannot be found in any other places in the world. It is reasonable if the main habitats, Komodo and Rinca Islands have been proclaimed as one of the New 7 Wonders of the world. Komodo Island itself can be reached by sailing from Labuan Bajo Flores. There are some options of Komodo Island sailing trip. Sure, each of them has its own pros and cons. So, what are they?
How to Rent the Ship or Boat
Renting the boat can actually be done at the same time you want to do the voyage. This method of ordering and renting the boat is known also as Go Show. However, there are particular times when the tourists to sail are very crowded and you must wait it for a long time. Those times are during the holidays and weekends. Therefore, it is much recommended for you to make order days or even weeks before going to Labuan Bajo. Moreover, it is if you want to come to Komodo Island with family or friends in a group. This way, you can save your time more and then sail to the island as soon as possible after arriving in Labuan Bajo.
Types of Ships and Boats
There are many types of ships and boats to rent. They are starting from them with the big size to the smaller one. The facilities offered are also various. Many of the ships or boats are offered with AC, deluxe bedroom, comfortable decks, fine dining, and many more. Meanwhile, many others are modest enough so that you may feel a little bit more tired after the trip.
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To know the type of boats along with the prices, anyway, you need to check the websites of the rentals and agencies. In the website, there are photos of the boats along with the specifications and prices. Compare them one to another to get the best prices and facilities. If you are lucky, there are many discounts available.
Ask some important matters regarding the ships or boats
Before dealing to rent a certain boat, make sure you ask some matters regarding the ships and boats to the owners or staff members. What are they? First, it is about the boat capacity. By knowing the capacity of the ship or boat, you can estimate how many people that can be included on the boat. This is important to lessen the rental costs. Well, if you will be in the boat with your friends, it is easier to share the costs. Second, you ask the facilities in the boat. Indeed, you must have read the facilities mentioned in the website. But it is not bad to ask them once more and even see them. It is possible for you to bargain the prices if you want to save your money more.
Enjoy Your Trip
After you find the ship or boat that you want, you can just enjoy the sailing. The sailing to Komodo Island is not only about crossing the strait but also enjoying the scenery around. Even when you are departed from Labuan Bajo Harbor, some green islands with hills around can just be seen including the destination. Additionally, the water is also crystal clear so that it is so relaxing for anybody who sees it. Enjoy also the facilities from the boat. Although not all of them are considered fancy, the staff may put so many efforts to satisfy your customers more during the Komodo Island Sailing Trip.
Komodo Island from KL
Komodo Island from KL is one of the easiest routes to reach Komodo Island. Komodo is the endemic animal of this island and people believe that this creature is one of the ancient creatures alive in the world today. Labuan Bajo is the closest town if you want to reach Komodo Island. So, if you want to visit Komodo Island and need something to bring along like cash, drinks, snacks, and so on, you better buy it in Labuan Bajo.
How to get to Komodo Island
The easiest route to reach Komodo Island is from Bali. There are several flights available daily from Denpasar to Labuan Bajo Airport. There are also taxis available outside the airport so they will help you to get around the town easily. We highly recommend you to purchase our holiday package to Komodo Island so everything would be easier for you.
So, if you are from KL, you must buy a flight ticket to Denpasar before finally you land on the Komodo Island. If you will spend your holiday during the high season, it is better to book everything in advance since you will be running out of accommodation and flight ticket.
Taxi at Labuan Bajo
There are taxis available at Labuan Bajo. So, if you want to get around the town, you do not need to worry about transportation. Most taxis in the airport will announce the price on the general notice board. The price is already converted into IDR or Indonesian Rupiah. But there are also taxis that determine the price by using the taximeter. Taxi is the only transportation you can use in Labuan Bajo because there is no such a local bus service in this town.
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Renting Cars at Labuan Bajo
Getting around the town and wandering by your own might be the thing you are really looking for right now. If that is the case then renting a car is the right choice for you. Some people will offer the cars at the airport. It may cost around IDR 500,000 per day and you better make a bargain out of it. Some hotels may also offer this type of service so you better head to the hotel before renting a car.
How to get to Komodo Island
Laban Bajo is the closest town to Komodo Island and every flight will depart in this town as well. This is why booking a tour from Labuan Bajo will be a great move after all. On the other hand, for the easier process and a better holiday, you can give us a call so we can arrange your itinerary for your next trip to Komodo Island. Besides Komodo Island, you can also visit the other three islands along the road.
During the trip to Komodo Island, you may also stop by at the Rinca Island and Pada Island. Even though Komodo does not live on Padar Island anymore, the island is still worth the hike. If you love to hike, you must bring along your shoes and gear as well as your camera to take the panoramic pictures from atop.
It takes one hour of boat ride from Labuan Bajo to Rinca Island. It takes 10 minutes of walk to get to the park center. There you will meet the park ranger that will be your guide and explain the rules you must follow. During the 3-hour visit, you may spot komodo that still lives on this island. Planning a trip with no hassle will be perfect if you also include our service on it. Just give us a call if you are interested in the trip to Komodo Island from KL.