Komodo Island is one among thousands of islands in Indonesia that has its own magic. It is located
at the westernmost of Nusa Tenggara Timur Province. Komodo Island composed of 3 big island, which
are Komodo Island, Rinca Island and Padar Island also there are small islands surrounded by Taman
National Komodo authority with a total area of 1.817 Km².
What is magic from Komodo Island?
- The Komodo dragon
This animal makes Komodo Island well known in the world. It is the biggest lizard in the world,
with 2-3 meters in length, 90 Kg weight. Komodo are breeding very well on these Islands.
According to Taman Nasional Komodo census in 2009, Population Komodo is 2500 Komodo’s
and spreading in all islands.
- Coral reef and Sea Life
Taman Nasional Komodo consists of several islands divided by sea. Undersea life at Taman
Nasional Komodo is something we can’t miss seeing. No less than 300 species of coral reef, 70
variants of flower, 10 species of dolphins, 6 species of sharks, green turtles, whales, and
stingrays are present in this area. Undersea life at Komodo island is a placed that must be seen
when visiting Komodo Island.
With many islands in Taman Nasional Komodo, there are several islands with amazing beaches
which we can visit for relaxing. 2 beaches are always on the list for anyone which are the “Pink
Beach” & “Karang Makassar”.
Pink Beach is a beach with pink sands along the way and clear water, perfect for sunbathing or
even soaking under the sun.
Karang Makassar is a small island that comes up when low tide, white sand in Karang Makassar
is magic and also, it’s the best place for diving or snorkeling where often we find giant manta
rays. It is one of the best spot to enjoy the amazing sunset.
Hilly island in Taman Nasional Komodo creates amazing contour. Some islands are safe and
allowed for trekking. Mount Ara with 538 meters of elevations can be reached in 3-4 hours,
Rinca Island summit can be reached in 1,5 – 2 hours, Padar Island is the most famous one for
trekking and the summit can be reached in 2 hours. From the top of Padar Island we can witness
a stunning overview of Taman Nasional Komodo. It’s the best place for Sunset or Sunrise.
Exploring the beauty of Komodo Island isn’t enough for a day. The best way to visit Komodo Island is by
boat where you will be able to visit various destinations in several days (3 days minimum). Yacht
Sourcing is a company that provided boat charters with excellent service, it is the best preference for
your next holiday.