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1 Day Private Speedboat - Comfortable, Most Flexible for Travellers Short on Time

By East Cruise

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.

Overview

1 day
Max: 5 guests
0 cabins
1 crew member
Captained
Fuel included
Price: USD$729.36 IDR10.200.055,29 per group (max group size of 5)
This is the most flexible option for travellers who need to fit everything that they want to see within a tight time frame. This is a private speedboat charter for 5 persons - you can customise the itinerary for the islands that you wish to see, and depart/return according to your own schedule.
  • Lunch box and fruits
  • Mineral water and soft drink
  • Towel
  • 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
  • Insurance
  • Return transfer to the hotel/airport
  • Tips
Same Price as What You’d Find Locally
Free Date Change ~ 3 Days Before
Community-Based Guides
Low Carbon Footprint
Always Available to Chat
Guaranteed Trip Even with 1 Guest

Meet your guide

East Cruise

East Cruise has incredible hosts and the best speed boats in Komodo. They currently have 2-speed boats, for 30 and 45 capacities. They love to show their guests the beauty of Komodo!
1 year experience
Fluent English
Community-Based
Reef-Safe
Litter-Free
Wildlife-Safe
Women-Led

Availability

Trips available daily
Dec 15
Sunday
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Dec 16
Monday
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Dec 17
Tuesday
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Dec 18
Wednesday
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Dec 19
Thursday
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Dec 20
Friday
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If you require an earlier date, please request to book.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Padar Island - Komodo/Rinca Island - Pink Beach - Taka Makassar - Manta Point
Padar Island - Komodo/Rinca Island - Pink Beach - Taka Makassar - Manta Point

Today you'll see endangered Komodo Dragons, Pink Beach and iconic views at Padar

  • Pick-up from Hotel to harbour
  • Board boat to Padar Island
  • Trek on Padar Island to see iconic viewpoints
  • Sail to Komodo Island or Rinca Island
  • Trek to see endangered Komodo dragons!
  • Head to Pink Beach to see the coral-hued sand
  • Snorkelling at Long Pink Beach
  • Head to Taka Makassar
  • Snorkelling in Taka Makassar
  • Head to Manta Point
  • Snorkelling with Manta Rays in Manta Point
  • Return to Labuan Bajo, transfer to hotel

Transport

Pick-up
The timing is flexible. See 'Other Notes' for more details
Your hotel in Labuan Bajo/airport
Drop-off
The timing is flexible. See 'Other Notes' for more details
Your hotel in Labuan Bajo/airport
Other Notes

As this is a private speedboat charter, the pick-up and drop-off times are flexible.

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What others are saying

4.5 out of 40 helpful reviews
brandonspaceman, Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
7 days ago on TripAdvisor
Well-planned day trip with earnest service We booked a day trip visiting 6 locations within Komodo National Park. The trek up Padar was tiring but the view was worth it. The crew then brought us to pink beach for a short snorkel before visiting the komodos in the national park. The lunch was simple so bring your own if you need more. The last 3 locations were a Maldives-like swimming spot and manta viewing before closing at Kanawa. Special shout-out to Apri who was friendly and earnest in his service! Do select East Cruise as we went through afew others who tried to quoted a rather exhorbitant price ( We paid about 135 SGD each excluding 30 SGD park fee) Hope this helps!
Steven2299, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
3 months ago on TripAdvisor
Amazing tour of Komodo Park and islands We had a fantastic time on the tour! It leaves very early in the morning to ensure there is plenty if time to visit six places, above water and underneath! We saw the Komodo dragons and a spectacular Manta Rays as well as islands I wont forget for the rest of my life. The boat is comfy (I even slept a couple if times in between destinations) and staff is super lovely. If you don't expect a 5 star experience but a fantastic tour of incredible places, that's for you! The boat was fast and very safe.
Steph A, Stephaddisonxx, Teesside
3 months ago on TripAdvisor
Worth it!!! The day didn’t start off great as our pick up was 30 mins late... however I believe this was just a miss-communication between staff & as soon as we were on the way we were so excited! Staff fun & helpful!! The 6 points of the trip are all great!! Of course visiting the actual Komodo dragons is the highlight & didn’t disappoint!! Also padar island was so fun! The staff even climbed it with us & would offer to take photos for anyone travelling alone or even in a couple, at the best view points!! The food given was fine. Snacks & fruit also given throughout the day! Unlimited cold water!! Toilet clean & tidy! Overall great!
Sari, Brussels, Belgium
3 months ago on TripAdvisor
Very nice service and awesome guide! It was a really great experience! The crew was very professional and helpful. Our guide was Mr. Ben, and he was really nice, with great english as well! We went island hopping from 7am to 6pm( Rinca, Padar, Komodo, Taka Makassar, and Kanawa) also we got to see manta ray! The lunch menu was also really good, they also always have snacks and drinks available whenever we asked. They picked us up from our hotel and also drove us back. Overall, very good service!
Lukies21, Marmion, Australia
3 months ago on TripAdvisor
Fantastic Guide and Crew With so many tours to choose from thankfully our hotel arranged this one and we were so happy they worked with East Cruise. We were happy to be a nice clean fast boat our guide Teddy was really very good,with so many different nationalities on board giving clear instructions on timing and safety to keep 40 people together, safe on on time to make sure the trip is enjoyable for all is no easy feat and he did a fantastic job. With boats - water and so many other tourist boast at the drop off locations i felt these guys were really well trained in keeping us safe. The bays around Komodo national park are stunning- the water is so clean . We had a the best day out and seeing 6 locations on our tour... it was perefct . High light was snorkeling with the manta rays ...that was amazing. We were lucky to see Pink beach still pink ...spectacular Padar Island . The Komodo dragons, some great snorkeling and the swim with the majestic manta rays 10 out of 10. The boat driver and the young crew were super and we than them for one of our best days out in Labuan Bajo !

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
Flexible cancellation policy
You can be fully refunded for cancellations at least 7 days before the adventure start date. Other cancellations will not be refunded.
Flexible Date Policy
You can change your trip date once for free up to 3 days before your trip. Any date change will be subject to availability, and will not count as a cancellation.
Packing list for the trip
Ankle socks
Cash (up to IDR 420K per person) for Komodo National Park Ticket fees - this is paid directly to the park authorities on the islands
Dry bag for your electronic devices
Flip flops
Insect Repellent
Sunglasses and Hat
Sunscreen
Swimsuit
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!
Will I get the exact same boat in the pictures?
You'll get the same type and quality boat, but you may not get the exact same boat. There are 4 types of boat - Standard (i.e. basic), Speedboat, Deluxe and Luxury. Most of the boat operators in Komodo have a few boats that they rotate. Depending on the group size on the day, the boat operator may end up using a larger or smaller boat. The boat that they use will be of the same type and quality but may not be exactly the same boat. Also, there may be situations where the exact boat needs to be sent for servicing so the boat operator may use another boat in these cases as well.
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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