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Top Indonesia suggests two itineraries in the Komodo National Park. We arrange these dive tours under the guidance of diving professionals who have extensive experience in the specific area.

Top sites North Komodo

On day one upon arrival at Labuanbajo airport we purchase our ‘conservation’ tags for entering the Komodo National Park.  After we settle in on board of our chartered vessel we depart to Sebayor Island less than two hours from the mainland. After embarkation there will first be a general ships’ briefing to familiarize you with the vessel and our safety and emergency procedures. We make our test dive there to check our equipment, to make adjustment to the weights and get to know each other. We spend the night at the mooring and make our first night dive.

On day two the vessel will sail to Gili Lawa Laut. This small island located in the north of Komodo offers a beautiful landscape and some of the prettiest dive sites in the Park. The dive sites here offer a classic reef dive, seamounts and exciting channels. Here we make three dives including the Cristal Rock famous for its spectacular scenery where the turn of every corner brings a new surprise - either a school of fish, stunning corals or even the occasional shark. In the late afternoon we take you to an amazing view point to enjoy the sunset over the Park.

On day three we plan to make an early morning dive at Castle Rock. With its tip just six meters above the sea level this seamount is regarded as probably the best shark site in the park. Sometimes dolphins patrol the deep lip of rock, and rainbow runners, schools of jacks, and eagle rays hover in the blue. All of this in a fantastic scenery. You will probably ask to dive Castle Rock another time…We plan to dive four times this day, including a night dive.

On day four we raise the anchor and move to the island of Tatawa. Our first dive will be a drift dive on a beautiful reef where we can expect to spot turtles as well as humphead parrotfish. Our second dive will be on Batu Bolong which is considered one of the best sites in the Park. The marine life around this small pinnacle is nothing short of stunning with plenty of fish action including sharks, giant trevallies, tuna and Napoleon wrasse. Karang Makassar, west of Komodo island, is one of the best manta observing location and divers have rarely been disappointed. We will make our last day dive here. Late afternoon, we will go on a southeasterly course towards the northern tip of Rinca Island. After the captain anchors the vessel we plan to make a night dive on an excellent macro spot.

On day five you will make your last dive after breakfast on the island of Tengah Kecil. This is a sloping reef which has a colorful hard and soft coral growth with abundant sponges and fish life. Along the top of the reef, hard corals provide homes for huge clouds of schooling anthias and fusiliers.
After lunch, we will go ashore and make a short trek inland in Rinca Island in an attempt to spot the famous Komodo Dragon.  Once we are back aboard, we will sail a short distance to an anchorage just North of the westernmost tip of the island.  We will spend some time ashore to meet the people in the local village and listen to their stories. During the night we will sail toward Labuanbajo.

On day six you will wake up in the harbor on the Flores mainland. After breakfast, you say farewell to the captain and crew and we transfer you to the airport for the return flight to Bali or to any other destination.

Top sites South Komodo

On day one upon arrival at Labuanbajo we purchase our ‘conservation’ tag for entering the Komodo National Park.  After we settle in on board, our chartered vessel departs to Sebayor only two hours from the mainland. After embarkation there will first be a general ships’ briefing to familiarize you with the vessel and our safety and emergency procedures. We make our test dive there to check our equipment, to make adjustment to the weights and get to know each other. We spend the night at the mooring and plan a night dive.

On day two the vessel sails to the island of Tatawa Besar. Our first dive will be a drift dive on a beautiful reef where we can expect to spot turtles as well as humphead parrotfish. Our second dive will be on Batu Bolong which is considered one of the best in the Park. The marine life in this small pinnacle is nothing short of stunning with plenty of fish action including sharks, giant trevallies, tuna and Napoleon wrasse.

Afterwards during the lunch we proceed on a southerly course towards the island of Padar. After the captain anchors the vessel we will make our third dive. In the late afternoon we will take you to an amazing view point to enjoy the sunset over the Park. We spend the night at anchor.

On day three in the early morning we raise the anchor and move to Nusa Kode. Several outstanding dive sites are located in southern Rinca`s horseshoe Bay, among them “Larry`s Yellow Wall of Texas” which is covered in spectacular soft corals and the world  famous “Cannibal Rock” with its mounds of hard and soft corals swarmed by heaps of invertebrates and fish. We will make four dives here including a night dive at “Torpedo Point”, an excellent critter dive.
We spend the night at anchor in the Bay.

On day four we hoist the anchor very early so we can explore the splendid dive sites of the southern tip of Komodo Island. We program four dives in this area including a night dive and Manta Alley. As the name says, this site attracts manta rays and a huge range of different fish species. It offers stunning scenery. “German Flag” and “End of the World” are bursting with life. The presence of the waters from the Sape strait between Komodo and Sumbawa promotes the opportunity for big fish encounters including pelagics. These are truly beautiful seascapes with something for everyone. We will spend the night at the anchor.

On day five we will make our last dive after breakfast on a site name Pantai Merah (Pink Beach) where the sand of the beach is pink due to the red color of some of the coral nearby. On the reef along the beach expect to see brilliant hard coral formations and a dazzling array of fishes. Some frogfish are also resident here and even an occasional white tip reef shark makes an appearance. Afterwards we will go ashore and make a short trek on Komodo Island in an attempt to spot the famous Komodo dragon. After the lunch we will spend more time on Pantai Merah. Later in the afternoon we will spend some time ashore to meet the people in the local village and listen to their stories. At the end of the day we cross over toward the main land of Flores.

On day six you will wake up in the harbor of Labuanbajo. After breakfast, you say farewell to the captain and crew and we transfer you to the airport for the return flight to Bali or to any other destination.