Barefoot Yachts Indonesia

Komodo Island Cruise

 This Komodo Island Cruise will bring you to the most magnificent snorkelling spots and land sights in the famous Komodo National Park. Take a break to snorkel the crystal clear waters of this UNESCO world heritage site. Admire colourful coral gardens, schools of fish and large Manta Rays. In addition you are going to visit Rinca Island to met the parks’ famous inhabitants – the komodo dragons. Most remarkably, the national park is the only place to see these creatures in their natural environment. Furthermore, a lot of other wildlife is waiting for you to be spotted. For example wild buffaloes, deers and the flying foxes of Kalong Island. Most notably, visit one of the few pink beaches our planet has to offer. Take pictures and memories while on one of the National Parks’ breath-taking viewpoints. Komodo is a Cruising Destination not only for Scuba Divers! A huge number of Marine Life can be found in the first 5 meters and there are many other highlights of Komodo not requiring to Dive.

Join Barefoot Yachts for a scheduled Cruise or a Private Yacht Charter for groups of friends and Family.Starting and ending point of the Komodo Island Cruise is Labuan Bajo Habour.

Komodo Cruise Map

Komodo Island Cruise: 6D/5N Sample itinerary (Land & Sea)

Please note this is a sample itinerary and each Komodo Island Cruise is different. 
The daily schedule may be adjusted  during the Cruises according to your preferences as well as due to current weather conditions, tides and currents. Your Cruise Director will work with you for the day to day planning.

Day 1: Labuan Bajo, Departure to Komodo

Depart for your Komodo Island Snorkeling Adventure from Labuan Bajo. Spend time to familiarise yourself with the facilities on-board,get a safety briefing and have are a refreshing welcome drink while setting off west. Our first stop, Sebayur, you can go for relaxed and easy snorkeling session.

Day 2: Karang Makassar, Komodo Island Snorkeling and Pink Beach

The morning starts with a light breakfast followed while cruising to Karang Makassar or Manta Reef. A highlight of Komodo Island Snorkeling! There is a high chance to swim along these amazing animals. If you are lucky you may see more than a dozen mantas performing dances. Sometimes, they are floating right next to you. After meeting the mantas, we will cruise towards the famous Pink Beach. The crushed red coral gives it its pink colour and thus its name.This is one of very few pink sandy beaches worldwide. The snorkelling here is also incredible. You can find some stunning gardens of coral and a coral bommies attracting thousands of fish to this area.

Day 3: Tekking with the Komodo Dragons

We depart early to get to the Rinca Ranger Station to visit the world-famous dragons of Komodo National Park. You may choose to do a short, medium or long trek while on the island. During your hike you may also encounter various other wildlife such as pigs, deers, monitor lizardsand buffalos in their natural environment. In the afternoon, we will make our way towards Siabar besar for some relaxation time: a swim, snorkelling on the surrounding reefs or a good book. Before sunset we cruise to Kalong Island, where thousands of bats depart for their nightly chase for food.

Day 4: Gili Lawa Laut and Gili Lawa Darra

We depart the next morning to head to Gili Lawa Darra, in the northern part of the Komodo National Park. We will find ourselves in a stunning bay with a white sandy beach and crystal-clear waters. Both islands offer some of the best snorkelling opportunities, and for the adventures – some vast snorkelling driftsin-between the narrow channels of the islands.The currents are perfect habitat for schools of giant trevallies, groupers, white tip sharks and sometimes even large manta rays.At the end of the day, we will go for a short hike to a view point on Gili Lawa Darrat which offers a spectacular sunset panorama over the islands of the National Park.

Day 5: Kanawa Island

The next morning, we start the day with snorkelling and swimming in the waters around Gili Lawa Laut and Gili Lawa Darrat. Before lunch time, we will head to Kanawa Island. A hidden treasure islands: a diverse snorkelling site and a gorgeous beach. The site is perfect for a dreamy stall around the white sand beach. Cruising to Bidadari Beach for Sunset.

Day 6: Bidadari and Farewells

We wake up with the sun rising over Flores Island. Before ending our trip and cruising back to Labuan Bajo for the check out, there is still time for a short wake-up swim in the turquoise waters.

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