SIX NIGHTS IN KOMODO NATIONAL PARK
DAY 1: GILI LAWA DARAT
After arriving in Labuan Bajo, you will be transferred by a private vehicle to our tender and welcomed aboard Lamima. From here, we will set sail for Gili Lawa Darat, a beautifully sheltered bay and the perfect introduction to Komodo. Enjoy some of the watersports available or simply relax until the early evening when we hike to a spectacular vantage point to enjoy panoramic sunset views.
DAY 2: SANGEANG
Today, we sail to Sangeang taking in fantastic views of Mount Sangeang; an active volcano which last erupted in 2014. Thanks
to the rich volcanic activity, Sangeang boasts stunning black sand beaches and the vivid bright coral reef which you can explore either by diving or snorkeling. There will also be an opportunity to visit a local village to observe traditional boat-building techniques.
DAY 3: GILI BANTA
Today’s calling point is the perfect spot for a relaxed day of walks on the long white sand beach or perhaps some watersports in a sheltered bay surrounded by beautiful scenery as jet skiing is allowed in this area. With its hard coral gardens, it’s a great place for shallow and drift diving with the possibility of swimming with Manta Rays. In the afternoon, the crew will head to the beach to set up a barbecue for the evening.
DAY 4: GILI LAWA LAUT
In the morning we sail to the northernmost part of Komodo National Park. Here, you will swim with schools of fish of varying species including trevally, groupers, sweetlips, barracudas and white tip reef sharks. In the afternoon, we will take a hike to a spectacular viewpoint from where we can see Lamima anchored in the bay below.
DAY 5: KARANG MAKASSAR & PADAR ISLAND
After a short morning sailing, we arrive in Karang Makassar, one of the best locations in the park to snorkel with manta rays. During lunch, we’ll set sail for Padar Island. A beautiful island with spectacular scenery and a great place to see the legendary pink sand that’s unique to this area. Later we can hike up to a breathtaking vantage point to watch the sunset.
DAY 6: SOUTH RINCA
In the morning sail to South Rinca, one of the region’s best dive sites. Here you will get to experience the best of what Komodo National Park has to offer. Swim with nudibranch, turtles, sea snakes and frogfish amongst some of the most colorful coral in Indonesia. After lunch, we will take you by tender to the shore where you will be able to see the world’s largest living lizard, the Komodo Dragon.
DAY 7: WAIKELO
Overnight cruise to Sumba North coast. After breakfast, our crew will help you to disembark and join private transport from the resort to reach Nihiwatu on the South coast.