Labuan Bajo, 5 Top Things to Do

Labuan Bajo, which is located in West Manggarai, West Nusa Tenggara, has natural beauty. No wonder domestic and foreign tourists flock to visit it. Moreover, this beautiful destination has everything you need.

For example, ranging from beautiful islands, flora, and fauna, charming underwater world, hills, to special beaches. So, when there is time for a vacation, take the time to enjoy the charm of this tourist destination. Curious about what activities you can do in Labuan Bajo? Here is the review:

1. Visit Komodo National Park

Besides being able to see komodo, you can also see some unique animals that live on this island. Examples are the small yellow-crested cockatoo, wild horses, giant manta rays, and others. Then, you can see the beauty of this island from its underwater wealth.

This area is the heart of Asia Pacific coral reefs so it has beautiful underwater scenery. If you want to visit this island, you have to pay a ticket of IDR 5,000 per person with a regional levy ticket of IDR 50,000.

2. Hike Padar Island

You can hike approximately 400 meters to get to Padar Island. Then, stairs will dominate the path to the island. There are about 800 steps that you have to go through to get to the top of this island.

Just climbing about 200 meters, you can see the beautiful stretch of Pink Beach on the left side. Arriving at the top of Padar hill, you can see the islands of Komodo, Gili Lawa, and Batu Bolong clearly from a height.

The beauty of the bay and the blue of the ocean make you feel happy because your tiredness has paid off. The total climb to the top of Padar only takes about 15-20 minutes, depending on how long you rest. Moreover, the entry ticket price is IDR 5,000 per person.

3. Explore the Pink Beach

The uniqueness of this beach is not only because of the pink color of the sand. But another uniqueness is in its underwater beauty. This beach is home to various types of fish, coral reefs, and also various other types of marine life.

Therefore, diving or snorkeling at this beach is an activity that you should not miss. Moreover, many visitors are willing to wait for dusk to see the amazing sunset. If you want to visit this beach, the ticket price is IDR 10,000 per person.

4. Snorkel in Kanawa Island

This island is only about 10 kilometers from the Labuan Bajo pier. Then, this island has the advantage of marine tourism and is a suitable place to relax because the visitors are not as crowded as on other islands.

When snorkeling and diving, you can see and meet fish and other sea creatures, such as crabs, starfish, to small fish. There are also many diverse coral reefs along the ocean. To be able to enjoy the beauty of this island, you have to pay a ticket of IDR 50,000 per person.

5. See the Sunset on Kalong Island

On this island, many exotic trees are the habitat of millions of giant bats, or “kalong” in Indonesian. This island is very famous for its fascinating sunsets. So, the best time to go around this island is at dusk or in the afternoon until evening.

There are 5 things you can do in Labuan Bajo, from visiting national parks, and exploring beaches, to seeing the sunset. All these activities will make you forget your stress for a moment. To visit this tourist destination is also very easy because there are many accesses that you can choose from.

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