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Komodo National Park, Komoso Island

Komodo National Park on Komodo Island

Home of the Legendary Komodo Dragons

Information about Komodo National Park

Komodo National Park, located in the heart of Indonesia, is a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, rich biodiversity, and the legendary Komodo dragons. Spanning over 1,800 square kilometers, the park encompasses three major islands—Komodo, Rinca, and Padar—along with numerous smaller ones, each offering unique and stunning natural attractions.

The park is most famous for being home to the Komodo dragon, the world’s largest lizard, which can be seen in their natural habitat during guided treks. These impressive reptiles can grow up to 3 meters (10 feet) in length and are a sight to behold as they roam the rugged terrains of Komodo and Rinca islands. Visitors can also enjoy the park’s diverse wildlife, including deer, wild boar, and a variety of bird species.

Beyond the dragons, Komodo National Park boasts pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant coral reefs, making it a paradise for snorkeling and beach lovers. Pink Beach, with its unique pink sand, offers a surreal experience, while the surrounding waters teem with colorful fish and marine life. For those seeking adventure, hiking trails on Padar Island provide panoramic views of the archipelago’s stunning landscapes and turquoise bays. Whether you’re exploring on land or underwater, Komodo National Park offers an unforgettable experience in one of the world’s most spectacular natural settings.

Interesting facts about Komodo National Park

Getting there: The best way to visit Komodo National Park is by taking a flight to Labuan Bajo, Flores, followed by a boat trip to the park. Liveaboard tours offer a convenient way to explore multiple islands within the park.

Best time to visit Komodo National Park: The ideal time to visit is during the dry season from April to December, offering the best conditions for wildlife viewing, hiking, and snorkeling.

Unique experience: Witnessing the Komodo dragons in their natural habitat is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Guided tours provide safe and informative encounters with these majestic creatures.

Our liveaboard trips: Many of our liveaboard vessels include stops at Komodo National Park, often combining visits to top dive sites around Komodo Island and nearby Rinca Island. These trips typically last 7-10 days.

A little known fact: The pink sand on Pink Beach gets its color from tiny fragments of red coral mixed with white sand, creating a beautiful and unique shoreline.

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Komodo National Park, Komoso Island
Komodo National Park, Komodo Island
Komodo National Park, Komodo Island

Possible Activities in Komodo National Park


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