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January 16, 2018

Cruise to Komodo – The Dragon Island

With extensive experience in the tourism and diving industry let us show you why you should experience Komodo with Sea Safari Cruises. You will sailing with luxury Pinisi cruise, Indonesia original ship.

Komodo National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site encompassing scenic land and marine wilderness. An encounter with the famous Komodo 'dragon' (a giant lizard that can grow up to 3 meters and can weigh up to 70 kilos) may be reason enough to visit Komodo, but there is much more to see. Nowhere else will you find such diversity of fish and coral species. It feels like entering a fairyland of life and beauty – a true Garden of Eden.

The live-aboards give us an incredible degree of flexibility. Fast and multiple speedboats for both divers and non-divers allow us to do very fast transfers between sites, the boats and Labuan Bajo

Most diving sites are also available for fantastic snorkeling. We very enjoy private excursions on white sand beaches, fishing and trekking accompanied by park rangers to discover the wildlife on the islands.

Traveling to Komodo National Park with Sea Safari Cruises gives the possibility to extend your trip to see other islands a long the Lesser Sunda include Lombok, Satonda, Sumbawa, and Moyo island.

Bali – Komodo Cruises Route:

Day 1: Benoa – Labuan Amuk

Embarkation on to the Sea Safari in Benoa Harbor. Departure at 09.00AM. Welcome drinks will be offered. Cabin allocation will take place before depart to Labuhan Amuk for free water activities such as snorkeling or diving. In the late afternoon we depart to Teluk Nara (Nara Bay), Lombok

Day 2: Nara Bay, Lombok

In the early morning as the sun rises over Mount Rinjani, we anchor in Nara Bay on the North West Side of Lombok. After breakfast we go ashore and our first visit is the tropical forest at Pusuk where we can feed monkeys and in a clear weather, enjoy the amazing view of surrounding forests and of the Gili Islands. We then continue to the local market Gunung Sari and to the center of Bamboo handicrafts around there to witness the process and technique to get export quality bamboo product.

We go on to visit Lingsar Temple, a unique site that dates back to 1714 and that sacred to both Hindus and Moslems and proceed to Banyumulek to see how the local make a famous pottery product. Passing through the most famous tourist resort of Lombok, Senggigi Beach on the way back to the boat, we stop at Malibu the most fantastic view point to see the Gili Islands and in a clear weather, Bali Island. Over lunch the boat will raised the anchor and we set sail to Satonda

Day 3: Satonda Island, Sumbawa

In the early morning we arrive in Satonda, the un-habitat island, which is separated by a narrow strait from the Tambora Volcano on the Sumbawa mainland, the site of largest eruption in recorded history. Going ashore we discover that Satonda its self is a small volcano as well and that as well and that salty lake field its crater. On this peaceful island, there will be free time for swimming and snorkeling or diving. In the afternoon we set sail to Komodo.

Day 4: Komodo National Park – Pink Beach

Our morning we begin with go ashore where a park ranger will escort us across the island (about 4,5 km there and back) to get a better located where you can enjoy and take the picture of the amazing view of Komodo Island and its surrounding wonderful islands. After walking around to find the species from the Jurassic Age, we will spend the reminder of the day beachcombing and snorkeling on the beautiful "Red Beach" of Komodo with its amazing marine gardens. In the late afternoon we hoist the anchor and go under to Bima.

Day 5: Bima, Sumbawa

Welcome to another place in the heart of eastern Sumbawa, Bima the busy traditional harbor. Our representative will be picked up and we spend in the morning exploring the town and the Donggo highland west of Bima Bay. Around lunchtime, we leave the quay and after sailing out of Bima Bay we go on a westerly heading again for our overnight passage to Moyo

Day 6: Moyo Island, Sumbawa

Early arrival at Moyo, a wild-life and marine reserve. We make a landfall visit on Moyo, a small island off the north of Sumbawa. We stop at one of several fine snorkeling sites along its west coast and go ashore at the village of Labuan Haji. In the late afternoon we hoist the anchor and sailing back to Benoa, Bali

Day 7: Benoa, Bali

We spend our last day on board. We will arrive in Benoa Harbor around 16.00PM. Trip end and you will be transferred to your next destination.



Source by Kevin Alexandra

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