Komodo National Park Indonesia - Tourism Indonesia




Friday, September 28, 2007

Komodo National Park Indonesia

Flickr photo by jay bees

Park information:

  • Located between the islands of Flores and Sumbawa Island.
  • Covers an area of between 1,875 and 2,321 square kilometers.
  • Consist of three main Islands: Komodo, Rinca and Padar
  • Famous for its pre-historic and Komodo ‘’Dragons’’ – found only in this area of the world.
  • Home to one of the richest marine environments in the world.
  • Excellent coral reefs.
  • Outstanding diving spots.


  • Rangers’ house, restaurant and information centers are located on both Komodo and Rinca Island
  • Currently the best way to stay overnight at the park is to rent a local excursion boat and sleep on deck. Anchored just off shore from the park, this will allow an early morning trek in the reserve.

How to get there

  • Labuan Bajo (West Flores) is the starting point to explore the Komodo National Park. Regular flights operate from Bali (Denpasar) to Labuan Bajo, or travel overland from Bali by private vehicle or public bus and inter-island ferries.
  • The travel time from Labuan Bajo to Komodo Island is 4 hours by boat, and 2 hours from Labuan Bajo to Rinca Island.
  • Overnight accommodation is possible either at the rangers’ house or on the deck of a local excursion boats
  • Arrangement for accommodation at the Park can be with Travel Agents,� West Flores guides or directly with the local boat owners.
  • Local excursion boat.

1 comment:

  1. Wow. This is not like anything else I've ever seen. Thanks for the post. It peaked MY interest in traveling to Indonesia. Thanks!


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