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

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Free - Return Transfer from Labuan Bajo

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At a Glance

At a Glance

3 days 2 nights
Group trip (12 travellers per group)
Enjoy 3D2N with a group on this comfortable AC boat, that can accommodate up to 12 passengers. See all the highlights of Komodo National Park within 3 days - including the Komodo dragons on Rinca Island, the incredible views atop Padar Island, the aptly named Pink Beach and snorkel at Manta Point!

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You want to see more than just the popular islands, komodo dragons, manta rays, bats and fishes. Head to Batu Bulong to turtle-hunt while snorkelling as well!

Trip Highlights

Kanawa Island
Manta Point
Padar Island
Pink Beach
Kalong Island
Menjerite
Kelor Island
Rinca Island

What's included

What's included

From US$ 185.58 IDR2,999,982.36
  • Accommodation - 0 nights at Alcira Phinisi Boat - Cabin 3 - Shared Cabin
  • Return Transfer from Labuan Bajo
  • Full service on board including 3 meals per day and snacks
  • Water, coffee and tea available 24h/self service
  • English speaking guide
  • Snorkeling gear sharing
  • 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.
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Accommodation

Accommodation

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Transport

Transport

Free - Return Transfer from Labuan Bajo
  • Return Transfer from Anywhere in Labuan Bajo
    Pick-up: 08:00am; Drop-off: 02:00pm
    The exact pick up time will be shared only after booking confirmation, based on your hotel. The drop off time may vary based on sea condition.

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Itinerary

Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent. Start/end times may depend on transport chosen.
Day 1: Labuan Bajo - Kelor Island - Manjarite - Rinca Island - Kalong Island
Labuan Bajo - Kelor Island - Manjarite - Rinca Island - Kalong Island

Today you'll trek around the beautiful Rinca Island and get the chance to spot the endangered Komodo Dragons!

  • 08:00am - Pick-up at Labuan Bajo
  • Arrive at Kelor Island. This is a small island next to Komodo Island surrounded by beautiful beaches. There's a short but steep hike up to a great viewpoint!
  • Head to Menjerite Island. Menjerite Island is blessed with crystal clear water and beautiful corals, making it great for swimming or just relaxing on the beach.
  • Continue to Rinca Island, home to about 1049 wild Komodo Dragons. You can so a 2-hour hike here and get the chance to spot the incredible Komodo Dragons.
  • Enjoy sunset at Kalong Island. As you watch the sunset here, spot hundreds of bats as they migrate from their cave for a night-time feast.
  • Overnight on the boat
Day 2: Padar Island - Pink Beach - Taka Makassa - Manta Point - Sebayur
Padar Island - Pink Beach - Taka Makassa - Manta Point - Sebayur

Today you will get to spot more wildlife such as the magnificent manta rays, turtles and even sharks!

  • Sail to Padar Island. Hike to the top of Padar Island to see the most iconic view of Komodo National Park. It's a short but steep, 30-minute hike, and well worth it!
  • Snorkel at the Pink beach. This aptly named beach is peppered with red coral, giving it a light pink hue. Only a handful of places in the world have this natural phenomenon!
  • Visit Manta Point. Also known as Makassar Reef, this is a well-known snorkelling/diving spot to encounter Manta Rays. Best time for Mantas is from December to February.
  • Head to Sebayur Island. It has one of the several breathtaking viewpoints in Komodo National Park.
  • Overnight in the boat
Day 3: Batu Bolong - Kanawa Island - Labuan Bajo
Batu Bolong - Kanawa Island - Labuan Bajo

Today you will be snorkelling in some of the most beautiful islands in South-East Asia.

  • Sail to Batu Bolong. Batu Bolong is a tiny rock island in the strait between Tatawa and Komodo islands, and is one of the most famous dive and snorkelling sites in Komodo National Park. Turtles and Manta Rays frequent here and you might see them if you're lucky!
  • Explore Kanawa Island - one of the closest islands to Labuan Bajo with beautiful corals and clear waters.
  • 02:00pm - Drop-off at Labuan Bajo

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Captain Komodo

Sebastian, the owner of Alcira is really knowledgable about sailing and his goal when he designed Alcira Phinisi was to provide guests with a feeling of comfort and space. You'll find relaxing spaces on his boat, where you can read a book or take a nap while sailing from one island to another.
3 years experience
Basic English, Bahasa
Community-Based
Reef-Safe
Litter-Free
Wildlife-Safe

What others are saying

What others are saying

4.8 out of 23 helpful reviews
Sharon T
24 Aug 2019 on TripAdvisor
Two night trip with captain Komodo Awesome trip Went with 11 and 13 year old girls who are competent swimmers but were anxious about the sea. The team were amazing and did everything to make our kids comfortable to the point that they are begging to go back. Thanks to everyone who gave us a wonderful trip. Accomodation bit cramped in the 4 bedded bunks for a family. The trip is really only for families who can swim. The captain was very careful about only letting us into water if it was safe. Both Sam and Adi were excellent and all our safety was paramount
Abigailmichelle
30 Jun 2019 on TripAdvisor
Amazing introduction to the islands We took a 3 night 4 day tour with Captain Komodo that I would recommend to anyone. The private room was bigger than I expected and even had its own large deck. The crew is friendly and takes you to all the best spots. This is definitely a trip that I would love to go on again. This is a great idea for a holiday with friends.
Antony Ng, antonyngX, Bruges, Belgium
10 Jun 2019 on TripAdvisor
Great Chef, Crew and Doubles Room Great chef, crew and doubles room. Unfortunately, the speedboat got broken and unusable in 2 out of the 3 days trip. The itinerary could be more streamlined to be more effective too, since the phinisi type boat is big and slow, we only managed to spend very little 30 minutes in the Rinca Island (the only place to see the komodo dragons for now). Some of the snorkeling spots they took us to were pretty barren, wasting a lot of time. Plus, the unfortunate weather that prohibited us in visiting the Manta Bay sucked further for our trip.
Dan, I2527IOdanielv, Canggu, Indonesia
31 May 2019 on TripAdvisor
best boat trip I ever had We booked the Captain Komodo for 3 days / 2 nights to explore as many islands and snorkeling spots as possible. The crew of 7 did such an amazing job making sure we had the best time possible. Every evening after dinner we discussed the plan for the next day and always had the opportunity to adjust how long we wanted to stay where spontaneously. What really blew us away was the quality of the food. Breakfast, lunch and dinner really exceeded any of our expectations by a long shot, so don’t worry about food, you will be very well taken care of. Us 3 guys never managed to eat everything the chef served up for us. 3 days in the boat was the perfect amount of time for us. Oh and definitely do the sunrise hike on Pulau Padar, it’s absolutely worth getting up early for and was the highlight of our trip.
Himi, himiraca
17 May 2019 on TripAdvisor
The perfect crew to explore Komodo! Captain Komodo and the crew are for sure one of a kind! They will always go the extra mile to make sure that you have the greatest experience possible! Following a friends recommendation my friend and I went for the 3days (2 nights) adventure and enjoyed every second of it! Super smooth organisation from the beginning until after the trip was over. Adi and the crew where just perfect: always having the biggest smile, super helpful with everything, always making sure that we were safe and happy. Also making sure that you'll get a great picture, so that even as a solo traveller you'll have amazing memories to look back to. Adi the manager on boat speaks super English and taught us some Indonesian together with the other guys :) We can only agree with the others that the boat itself, the room, bathroom and the food is 5 out of 5. Overall, really recommending this trip! Super stoked to explore Flores & Komodo with Captain Komodo!

Captain Komodo Policies

Captain Komodo Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Captain Komodo 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

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Ankle socks (as snorkel fins can rub on the back of your feet)
Extra clothes
Flip flops
Hat
Personal needs
Sunblock
Swimming suit
Trekking 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 and some 3D2N trips are still sailing during the rainy season, there is a slightly higher risk that they might be cancelled due to the weather.

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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