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3D2N Private Standard Boat Charter (12 persons)

By Waturanda Trip

This option is for a private boat. You will have the entire boat to yourself so the itinerary may be flexible. Your captain will further advise on any plan changes due to weather conditions.

Choose this if...

The group timings aren't suitable for you and you really don't mind a standard boat for your Komodo adventures! A budget-friendly private boat option.

Overview

3 days 2 nights
Max: 12 guests
4 cabins
4 crew members
Captained
Fuel included
Take a 3D2N liveaboard trip to provide enough time to explore the authentic views of the islands. Snorkeling is a must when you're in Komodo! Swim amongst the manta rays and explore the Komodo National Park!

Trip Highlights

Kanawa Island
Manta Point
Padar Island
Pink Beach
Rinca Island
Kalong Island
Kelor Island
Siaba Besar (Turtle Bay)
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Trip Inclusions

From US$ 1,075.75 IDR14,807,644.23 per group (max group size of 12)
  • Return Transfers from Labuan Bajo hotel or Airport
  • Private standard AC boat charter for 3D2N
  • Meals while onboard
  • Snack, mineral water, tea, and coffee
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Life jacket
  • First aid
  • English speaking guide
  • Documentation
  • Flight Tickets
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
  • 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
  • Travel/Personal Insurance
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Your boat

Air Conditioning
Cold Shower
Shared Bathroom
Breakfast
Coffee/Tea
Life Jacket
Life Raft
Fire Extinguisher
Towels

Transport

Pick-up
09:30AM
Guests Accommodation in Labuan Bajo
Drop-off
03:00PM
Guests Accommodation in Labuan Bajo
Other Notes

This is a private boat charter so pick-up and drop-off can be flexible and tailored to your desired itinerary.

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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: Labuan Bajo - Kelor Island - Rinca Island - Kalong Island
Labuan Bajo - Kelor Island - Rinca Island - Kalong Island

Trekking at Kelor Island, find the Komodo at Rinca Island, and catch sunset at Kalong Island

Accommodation: Boat Mustiadil - Cabin 3 - Double Cabin

  • 09:30 am - Pick up in Labuan Bajo
  • 10.00 am - Boat to Kelor Island and enjoy the panoramic views
  • 12.00 pm - Arrive at Menjerite. Snorkel and swim
  • 01.00 pm - Rinca island and Trek to encounter with Komodo dragons.
  • 6.00 pm - sunset hunt at Kalong Island
  • 07.00 pm - break and free time
Day 2: Padar Island - Pink Beach - Taka Makassar - Manta Point
Padar Island - Pink Beach - Taka Makassar - Manta Point

Enjoy your snorkelling experience around the islands, find the Manta!

Accommodation: Boat Mustiadil - Cabin 3 - Double Cabin

  • 6.00 am - Padar Island and trek at the top to see the iconic views.
  • 10.00 am - Snorkel and swim at Pink beach
  • 12.00 pm - Snorkel at Taka Makassar
  • 02.00 pm - Snorkel and swim at Manta Point
  • 05.00 pm - Enjoy the sunset at Sabita Island
  • 06.00 pm - Break and free time
Day 3: Siaba Island - Kanawa Island - Labuan Bajo
Siaba Island - Kanawa Island - Labuan Bajo

Snorkel and relax

  • 7.00 am- Snorkel at Siaba Island
  • 9.00 am - Snorkel at Kanawa Island before heading back to Labuan Bajo
  • 12.00 pm - Back at Labuan bajo and transfer to hotel/airport

Meet your guide

Waturanda Trip

Waturanda is a tour operator with "Fun, Local & Leisure" as their mission to give the best services to travelers. Fun fact: Waturanda is a Geology term - the owner, Irsyam Widiyoko, named his company Waturanda because of his love for Geology after doing a degree in it in Yogyakarta. Irsyam has hired a team of young and fun local guides to crew his boats, and travellers have loved their good humour. So you're in good hands with them.
4 years experience
Basic English
Community-Based

What others are saying

5.0 out of 4 helpful reviews
Khalit1
19 Nov 2019 on TripAdvisor
Valuable experiences with well experienced guide. It was an unplanned trip, but then my friend introduced me to Waturanda (Irsyam) who is very attentive and patient in answering all my questions and gave some advices and tips. I don't meet Irsyam since he managed other trip but "Aji" was the guide and I could say that he made our trip more memorable with some humors and valuable experiences that he shared with us. 3 days and 2 nites in the sea, it wasn't easy for me.., but the way Waturanda served us (of course Aji was the best) was very excellent. He was not only the guide, but become our close friend. We shared experiences, humors and laugh and took care each to another. The boat that they provided also nice and clean, only needed to add musics to make it more fun. I left my heart in Komodo island..., and definitely will comeback soon with some friends... Those who already saw my pictures took by Aji, keep asking me to go there again very soon.., lol.. Of couse, will contact Waturanda for my next trip (Labuan Bajo again, heheheh or Raja Ampat) and highly recommend Waturanda to everyone who has a plan to visit Labuan Bajo. Once again, thanks to Waturanda, and of cource the humorist guide Aji for making one of bucket list become true. See you very soon and cheers :-)
skeimc
19 Nov 2019 on TripAdvisor
Top notch customer experience. The world class scenery, the hospitality of the tourist guide and ship crews, the local food they served, the itinerary they have arranged, the cleanliness of the ship and the flexibility they incorporated as we go along had made this trip one of our best vacation. We will certainly engaged them as we plan for our next venture further east!
Ethdodds
26 Oct 2019 on TripAdvisor
Amazing! We did a 2 night/3 day liveaboard around Komodo national park at the end of October. The park its self is incredible, and there is so much to do there - staying on the boat for 2 nights is the best option to get the most of your time here. We did plenty of snorkeling and saw lots of corals, turtles and manta rays. Pink Beach and Padar Island at sunrise were also a highlight. While the boat was quite basic, it had everything we needed (including air con in the room) and the food provided was also good. Waturanda Trip made the whole process super easy and everything was organized for us from start to end. I would highly recommend booking with them!
fransgabemora
26 Oct 2019 on TripAdvisor
I'm satisfied with the service of Waturanda Trip. I travelled to Labuan Bajo and Komodo National Park using this travel agent. I am truly satisfed with their service. They have a very good itinerary and on time with their schedule. My time in Komodo National Park is worth my time, sailing on a beautiful Pinisi Ship and beautiful natural landscape. Waturanda Trip are also provide me with beautiful photos and videos for me, they have a skilled photographer. The tour guide was so friendly and well organized. This travel agent is highly recommended if you plan visit Labuan Bajo and Komodo National Park.

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
While we understand that plans change, we also have to be fair to each supplier, who needs time to prepare logistics for your trip such as manpower, food, permits, and more.
Strict Cancellation Policy
As Waturanda Trip 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.
Flexible Date Policy
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.
Packing list for the trip
Ankle socks
Change of clothes
Flip flops
Insect Repellent
Personal needs
Sunblock
Sunglasses and Hat
Swimwear
Towel
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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