Attractions in Komodo National Park

Komodo Island National Park is a tourist area located in the Sunda Islands on the border area of East Nusa Tenggara and West Nusa Tenggara. Therefore, in the Komodo National Park there are interesting tours that you can visit.

This Komodo dragon national park includes 3 large islands, namely Komodo, Padar and Rinca. Komodo National Park has a lot of interesting tourist attractions to visit while you are on vacation in East Nusa Tenggara. For that we have summarized it. Here is the review!

Attractions in Komodo National Park

Komodo National Park Attractions

1. Watching Komodo dragons up close

One of the purposes of visitors visiting this tourist area is none other than to witness rare animals that are protected in the Komodo National Park firsthand. This Komodo dragon inhabited this tourist island since 40 million years ago.

In this National Park area, visitors can see a giant dose with a size of about 2-3 m and a weight of about 165 kg. When watching this animal up close, you are expected to be accompanied by a handler or team ranger who will maintain your safety.

The ranger team is tasked with guiding the tours of visitors who want to see the Komodo dragon up close conducively.

To reach this rare animal place, visitors must first climb mount Ara with a distance of about 3-4 hours. But you don’t need to worry because currently there are enough climbing tracks to make it easier for visitors when they want to reach the location.

In addition, there is another place that is quite easy to reach by visitors who want to see giant lizards, namely at Loh Buaya. The place is in the rinca island area. Loh Buaya is a center for the distribution of Komodo dragons. For visitors who want to explore this area can use a boat from Labuan Bajo. Usually the travel pause to reach the location is about two hours.

In Loh Buaya, visitors will be accompanied by a handler and also a tour guide. Visitors can enjoy relaxing time on the outskirts of the beach, climbing hills or enjoying the beautiful soothing nautical scenery.

2. Mingle with the Locals

An interesting activity that can be done in this tourist area is to see the people of Komodo island who carry out their daily routines.

Komodo Village with a population of up to 1,700 has unique activities such as making beautiful Komodo dragon statues. In addition, there is a belief from the locals that they can communicate with giant lizards.

3. Doing Snorkeling Activities

Another interesting activity is by snorkeling on the island of Kelor. Visitors have the opportunity to be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery under the sea consisting of 260 types of corals and also thousands of types of fish.

4. See Bats on Kalong Island

This Komodo Island National Park attraction is also increasingly interesting with its unique activity, namely seeing bats flying in droves beautifully.

Visitors can rent a special boat to head to Kalong Island to witness the beautiful scenery firsthand. As the sun sets you will see thousands of bats scattering out of their rest and dotted the sky on Kalong Island.

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You can take great pictures to capture this rare moment from the top of the ship. The next day, when the sun is rising you can see thousands of bats flying back to return to Kalong island after a night of foraging.

Thus the review of this article that discusses the Komodo National Park with the above reviews hopefully useful for those who want to visit there.

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