Most beautiful 4 days in Indonesia
I've lived in Indonesia for 5 months, but this was the highlight of my trip. We flew from Bali to Flores and stayed on board of Captain Komodo for 4 days. The crew on board was super friendly and Adi showed us around on the different islands. There was a lot of variety of food, but definitely recommend bringing your own drinks (there is only water on board). We had a room with a two person bed at the back of the boat and it was perfect. There was a beautiful view and air condition.
I recommend this experience to everyone, its feels a little bit like camping (there is no luxury), but you will never forget these moments. We saw thousands of bats, manta's, komodo dragons and a couple of turtles. During our trip we saw many other boat companies and Captain Komodo's boat was way better quality and bigger then those. It's important to choose a good company, because you don't want to be stranded in on sea.
Thank you Captain Komodo for these amazing days!
Brilliant Boat, Crew and Location - Highly Recommended
What a great time we had on the Alcira, sailing through and exploring the Komodo Islands.
The crew (Adi and the team) did an absolutely brilliant job of looking after us during the three days we were on board. Their professional and caring approach, coupled with their fun attitude, was exactly what was needed to turn what would have been a good experience in any case (how could you not enjoy being in the Komodo Islands?), into a truly great experience.
There weren’t a lot of boats around in early January, but the ones we did moor close to at various times just didn’t seem to be of the same quality and design as the Alcira and definitely did not seem to have the same atmosphere that our crew were able to provide. The Alcira is also a very aesthetically pleasing vessel which blends so much better into the environment than any other boat we saw. We came away each time more convinced that we had made the right call in booking with Captain Komodo.
I cannot recommend a trip on the Alcira highly enough.
Best 3 Days Ever - Loved this trip
Private charter for 2 families totalling 10 guests from 06 to 09 January 2019.
I absolutely loved our trip on MV Alcira with Captain Komodo.
Communication with Sebastian the owner was always easy, fast and professional. Book direct and not via an agent for the best deal. Just email and chat with Sebastian. We boarded in Labuan Bajo on evening of 06 Jan. Stayed in the harbour overnight but we should have motored away for some seclusion. Next day we spend visiting several island, swimming and snorkelling - gear is provided. Then Komodo and Rinca island with the dragons - amazing. In the evening watching the flying foxes leave their island to go foraging - sounds boring but this was a fantastic experience and a highlight. Final day was more snorkelling and swimming.
Accom - Cabins basic but clean and comfortable. A/C available but we didn’t use preferring the night breeze.
Meals - The cook works his magic in the tiny kitchen with a 2 burner gas stove. The food was great and plentiful.
Bathrooms - clean and functional -
But we run out of toilet paper several times and had limited hand soap (reason for 4 stars instead of 5)
Staff/Crew - Led by Adi the guide, The Skipper, The Engineer and the Cook. Such a fantastic bunch of guys. Their interaction with us and especially the kids was great. A highlight of our trip was deck jumping of the boat into the ocean while we were moored.
Weather - was fantastic, one night we had some thunder lightning and rain, but generally fine hot and sunny.
Tea/Coffee is provided. But only one spoon for both coffee and sugar so gets messy. We ran out of milk on last day.
The sites visited - all fantastic especially seeing the dragons.
MV Alcira - we loved “our” boat !! She’s such a majestic looking vessel - no luxury but functional and lots of fun. Lots of deck space and bean bags for lying around. A small table and chairs on upstairs forward deck near the cabin door would be handy. Aft cabin has a steep scary stairway for access, I’m 60 and just managed this.
There’s a small supermarket at the harbour. Get your alcohol and snacks here before departure.
Overall I can honestly say that we all had an amazing time on MV Alcira. I really feel guilty about not giving 5 stars. I guess I’m hard to please cause I loved this trip so much.
Fix up the toilet paper issue, hand soap, messy tea/coffee, milk supply and 5 stars for sure.
Highly recommended !!!
Trip of a lifetime
We explored Komodo Island for 3 days with this amazing crew. They are the best people to cruise in Komodo with without a doubt! Great and friendly staff, amazing experiences and good food! If I ever go back to Komodo, I will definitely choose Captain Komodo again! Thank you for awesome time and discoveries Captain Komodo team! <3
3 days 2 nights boat trip in Komodo
We had an excellent experience on the captain komodo boat, the crew was very nice, rooms & bathroom were clean, and the food was very good.
I recommend this 3 days 2 nights trip, the different islands and snorkeling spots we have been to were really amazing!