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3D2N Join-In Standard Boat Island Hopping and Snorkeling Trip

By Dolphin Travel Mate

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Simply visiting them Komodo highlights doesn't satisfy you - you get to snorkel in more than 3 locations in this option, with a helpful and hospitable guide!

Overview

3 days 2 nights
Group trip (10 travellers per group)
This boat departs every Friday and covers various destinations over three days! Make a visit down the breathtaking Pink Beach and enjoy the beautiful seaside views on Rinca Island amongst other locations on this expedition. Enjoy various activities such as snorkelling to meet the majestic school of fish and manta rays just below the surface. Moreover, you will also get the chance to get a sneakpeak into the lives of the Komodo dragons in the National Park. *Boats may differ based on availabilities!

Trip Highlights

Kanawa Island
Manta Point
Padar Island
Pink Beach
Kalong Island
Kelor Island
Rinca Island
Siaba Besar (Turtle Bay)
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What's included

From US$ 180.08 IDR2,499,971.46 per person
  • Return Transfer from Hotel or Airport
  • Meals
  • Snorkeling kit
  • Mineral water
  • English speaking guide
  • Coffee and tea
  • Komodo National Park fees & ranger fee. Foreigner: IDR 460,000/pax /day (weekday), IDR 535,000/pax/day (weekend), local: IDR 265,000/pax/day (weekday), IDR 267,500/pax/day (weekend) paid in Komodo National Park
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Any Tips
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Accommodation

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Transport

Pick-up
08:30AM
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Drop-off
01:30PM
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Other Notes

The exact pick up will be shared post booking confirmation. There must be slight change in the drop off time depending on the weather conditions

Scheduled Trip Dates

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Apr 03
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Apr 10
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Apr 17
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Apr 24
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May 01
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May 08
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Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Kelor Island - Rinca Island - Bat Island or Kalong Island
Kelor Island - Rinca Island - Bat Island or Kalong Island

Today you will be doing some trekking around the islands to spot the Komodos in their natural habitat.

  • 9.30 am: Pick up at your hotel or airport
  • 10.30 am: Start travelling from Labuan Bajo to Kelor Island
  • 11.30 am: Trekking to Kelor Island
  • 12:00 pm: Trip to Rinca Island. Trek to encounter with Komodo dragons.
  • 04.00 pm: Head to Kalong Island to enjoy the sunset
Day 2: Padar Island - Pink Beach - Manta Point - Taka Makassar
Padar Island - Pink Beach - Manta Point - Taka Makassar

Today you will be snorkeling and swimming with the school of fishes underneath the surface.

  • 05.00 am: Trekking at Padar Island
  • 09.30 am: Snorkel at Pink Beach
  • 13.00 pm: Snorkel at Takka Makasar
  • 04.00 pm: Snorkel at Manta Point
  • 06.00 pm: Enjoy sunset
Day 3: Siaba Island - Kanawa Island - Labuan Bajo
 Siaba Island - Kanawa Island - Labuan Bajo

Today you will be snorkeling around the islands.

  • 05.00 am: Head to Siaba island
  • 07.00 am: Snorkel at Siaba Island
  • 09.00 am: Snorkel at Kanawa island
  • 1.30 pm: Return to Labuan Bajo

Meet your guide

Dolphin Travel Mate

Zul, the owner, started the company because of his passion for traveling.
7 years experience
Basic English, Bahasa
Community-Based

What others are saying

5.0 out of 8 helpful reviews
Albion R, Indonesia
29 Aug 2018 on TripAdvisor
Cruised for 4 day and 3 nights with my friends. we’re fall asleep on the deck overnight and i woke up with the view of sunrise and no other boat in site, such a great feelin.
Eriyadi D
20 Aug 2018 on TripAdvisor
I and my family just completed a 3D2N (17-19 August 2018) private tour to Labuan Bajo by Dolphin Travelmate (Mr. Zulfikar),. I bought this package at Garuda Travel Fairs on April 2018 ago. This is the first tour we have on board. Very suprises for us. We are very satisfied with the service. The places visited were very interesting and memorable. The value we get is more than the price we paid. So far the most memorable tour we've ever had.
Olivia L
06 May 2018 on TripAdvisor
My family, friends and I just completed 3D2N LOB at Labuan Bajo. The trip includes kelor, menjerite, rinca, kalong, padar, pink beach, takka makasar, manta point, gili lawa and kanawa. All places have beautiful things to see and enjoy! From trekking to snorkeling. We booked the package for 3D2N on boat, pick up at Hotel and drop at Airport, include meals and entrance to Taman Nasional Komodo, through Bang Zul. He is very helpful and very quick in responding to my queries and request. We were accompanied by Rossy during the trip, who is very friendly and accommodating to our needs and fussy request. Also, he took photos for us too! The Boat is amazing, we were on Aqua Luna Selini! The boat is beautiful and my most favourite is the deck! It's very relaxing to just chill at the deck and watch the beautiful landscape surrounding you 24hrs! We even spent the night at that the deck. Food is never a problem! Fish and seafood are super fresh! But our favourite is the Pisang Goreng for afternoon snacks! The crew and captain are very helpful and friendly also! Really had a good time at Labuan Bajo! Very recommended!
fastturttle11
25 Oct 2017 on TripAdvisor
dolphin travelmate offered the best sailing experience, for 3 days we enjoy every beautiful islands, ocean, and (sunset)sky view. we swam with fishes,turtles, mantas, even dolphins. we hike through hills, and swam between corals and fishes. the stars, moon, and darkness at night on the boat in the middle of the ocean is as amazing too. and of course the guide is awesome, zul is very friendly and warm, and accomodated us with everything we need,even all the boat staff are very welcoming and friendly! we are on open trip so things can be awkward between guests but he helped us know each other with games. oh and the foods they provide is really good! what better than hot food after swimming on the ocean?! will come back for sure! thankyou dolphin travelmate!
Puji T
25 Oct 2017 on TripAdvisor
Low price, good service Flexible, depend on the cust need. Bring us to the beautiful landscape! My favorite are batu bolong and manjarite! Wanna go back!! Thanks Bang Zul! Unforgetable experience during the trip both in the land and on the boat!

Dolphin Travel Mate Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Dolphin Travel Mate pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Change of clothes
Flip flops
If you're snorkelling, do bring ankle socks (as fins can rub on the back of your ankles)
Insect repellent
Sunglasses and Hat
Sunscreen
Swimwear
Toiletries
Towel
Trainers
Trekking shoes or Comfortable walking shoes
How much are Komodo National Park fees?

Komodo National Park fees are complicated. They depend on: the islands visited (which is weather dependent), whether it's a weekday or a weekend, whether the guest is a foreigner or a local, and the number of people on the boat (as ranger fees are shared). This is why no two people will tell you the same number when asked about fees!

The fees are also complicated by the fact that they're set by the national government and paid directly to Jakarta. So there is little visibility on changes from time to time.

This is why we usually advise international guests to bring cash of between IDR 350K to IDR 460K per person per day for weekdays and between IDR 400K to IDR 520K per person per day for weekends. This is more than you need, but it avoids you ending up short of cash if the boat doesn't have too many people or the fees suddenly change!

A few of our trips include the fees in the price. You can see it listed in the inclusion list. If this is the case there is no need to bring cash with you.

Can I still visit Komodo National Park in Jan-March rainy season?

While you can still visit Komodo National Park during the rainy season in Jan-March, there is a higher risk of boat trips being cancelled due to the weather.

The risk is lowest for the 1-day speedboats (as they are more stable) so if you are going Jan-March, we would highly recommend doing a 1-day speedboat trip. Although the 2D1N trips are still sailing during the rainy season, there is a slightly higher risk that the 2D1N trips might be cancelled due to the weather. The 3D2N trips do not tend to sail during Jan-March.

Given the unpredictability of the weather, the cancellation could happen at any time (even the morning of the trip). We will keep you updated as soon as we can if the weather prediction is not favourable for your trip.

If your trip is cancelled due to the weather, you can choose to receive a full refund, OR reschedule your trip for the next day (if weather permits). So if you're travelling from Jan-March to Komodo, please plan some extra days for your trip so you have additional days to try again, even if your original trip is cancelled!

Is the itinerary guaranteed?

The itinerary for Komodo National Park is very weather dependent, as the journey takes place out in open waters. Some days the currents are very strong, and it might not be safe to go to certain islands. We know this can be frustrating if you had your heart set on specific spots, but please be assured that the boat operators will do their very best to make sure you see the dragons and the highlights of the park - even if it's not identical to the itinerary here. A visit to Komodo is quite the adventure, so please do be prepared to embrace some level of uncertainty!

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