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DIN Padar Island

Explore Padar Island with Liveaboard Diving Adventures

Unveil the marine wonders and scenic beauty of Padar Island

What you need to know about Padar Island

Padar Island, situated between Komodo and Rinca Islands, is a captivating destination within Komodo National Park. Known for its dramatic topography and rich marine biodiversity, Padar Island offers an exceptional diving experience. The island's rugged hills provide a stunning backdrop to the vibrant underwater world teeming with life.

Diving at Padar Island is an adventure through diverse marine environments, from colorful coral gardens to deeper sites where you can encounter reef sharks, rays, and an array of fish species. Visibility is excellent, often ranging from 15 to 30 meters (49 to 98 feet), making it perfect for underwater photography. The island's location also means strong currents in some areas, offering thrilling drift dives for experienced divers.

Beyond diving, Padar Island is famous for its iconic viewpoint, where a short hike rewards you with panoramic views of its uniquely shaped bays and crystal-clear waters. This makes Padar Island a perfect blend of land and sea adventures, ensuring an unforgettable visit.

Interesting facts about Padar Island Island

Getting there: The best way to explore Padar Island is by liveaboard, providing easy access to its remote dive sites. Alternatively, you can reach it by boat from Labuan Bajo.

Best time to visit Padar Island: The optimal time for diving is from April to November, with water temperatures between 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F). Calm seas and clear skies make for the best diving conditions.

Diving Conditions: Water depths range from 5 to 40 meters (16 to 131 feet), with moderate to strong currents, ideal for drift diving. Divers of all experience levels can find suitable sites here.

Our liveaboard trips: Our liveaboard vessels offer trips to Padar Island, typically lasting 7-10 days. These trips often include visits to other top sites in Komodo National Park, such as Batu Bolong and Manta Point.

A little-known fact: Padar Island is one of the few places in the world where you can witness pink sand beaches, a rare and beautiful phenomenon caused by the mixing of white sand and red coral fragments.

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Our trips to Padar Island


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