The Komodo National Park encompasses 1,817 square kilometers of spectacular land and marine wilderness, including the islands of Komodo, Rinca, Padar, and Gili Montagne and their surrounding waters. The signature land attraction on your Indo Aggressor (formerly Komodo Dancer) LiveAboard cruise will be an encounter with the world’s largest lizard – the Komodo Dragon.
Komodo is one of the 17,508 islands that compose the Republic of Indonesia. The island is particularly notable as the habitat of the Komodo dragon, the largest lizard on Earth, which is named after the island. Komodo Island has a surface area of 390 square kilometers and a human population of over two thousand.
Upper Sun Deck:
1 & 8: Master State Rooms
Two singles or one Asian King, Private Facilities, Picture Window, Mirrored Wardrobe, Bathrobes, Hairdryer, Toiletries, Fresh Towels Daily, Independent AC Units.
2 & 3: Deluxe Stateroom
Queen Bed, Private Facilities, Porthole View, Mirrored Wardrobe, Bathrobes, Hairdryer, Toiletries, Fresh Towels Daily, Independent AC Units.
4, 5, 6 & 7: Twin Stateroom
Two Twin Bunk Beds (European size), Private Facilities, Porthole View, Mirrored Wardrobe, Bathrobes, Hairdryer, Toiletries, Fresh Towels Daily, Independent AC Units.
The boat embarks and disembarks at Labuan Bajo, Flores and the entire cruise is focused on diving South Komodo National Park where we will cover Padar Island, Langkoi, Horseshoe Bay, South West Flores, Mota Island and the Mola Straits (The channel between Rinca Island and Flores). This is only possible in the 1st quarter of the year during the North West Monsoon). Mota Island and Mola Straits are only available in this itinerary only. There will be the walk on Rinca Island to see the Komodo Dragons.
Highlights of the itinerary: Manta rays and occasional Molas in Langkoi, excellent macro life, schooling fishes such as jacks, bumphead wrasses, excellent soft coral growth, torpedo rays, sea apples in Mota Island, the Dragon Walk.
(1‐2 dives) 8 ‐10am, Register in National Park office to pay park & harbour fee. Check in Black Manta, Welcome & Briefing, & lunch. Central Komodo (water Temp 26‐28 deg). Check dive at Pulau Sabayor Mini Wall, followed by sunset or night dive.
(5 dives) North Komodo (water Temp 26‐28 deg); Crystal Rock, Castle Rock, Tatawa Island, Makassar Reef (Manta Point), optional night dive.
(4 dives) South Komodo (water Temp 22‐ 26 deg); Manta Alley, Cannibal Rock, Crinoid Caynon, Torpedo Point, & Yellow wall
(4 dives) South Komodo, Padar Island; one of our favourite regions in the park with some stunning and diverse dive sites such as 3 Sisters and Pillarsteen.
(2 dives) North Komodo, Batu Bolong, Bonsa rock. This is followed by a walk on the wide side in search of Komodo Dragons, and trekking on one of the local Islands, then back on board to wash gear relax as we sail towards Labuan Bajo
(0 dives) 7am; check out after breakfast, farewells, and transfer to airport. Take your pre‐booked flight from Labuan Bajo to Bali. Many thanks and see you again in Raja Ampat.