Komodo Dragon Tour
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Join us in Komodo Archipelago to
experience an encounter with the fearsome Komodo dragons, the world largest
Growing up to 3
meters in length and up to 140 kilograms, Komodo considered the last of their
kind remaining in the world today. Komodo Island is now a national park and also
home to number of rare birds, deer and wild pigs which are prey to the lizards
Called "ORA" by the local people, Komodo Dragon (Varanus
Komodoensis) is actually a giant monitor lizard. Its ancestors roamed the
earth up to about half a million years ago. Komodo live on goat, deer and even
the carcasses of its own kind. Komodo is protected by law and although
they are considered harmless, it is advisable to keep them at the distance.
You will board on a fisherman wooden boat which have been
modified to enable and suitable for carrying tourist, equipped by Radio
Navigation, Electricity, Toilet, One big cabin which has 6-8 beds, Life jackets
The sea surrounding the islands offers crystal clear
water to swim or snorkel, vistas of sea life and white sandy beach.
A small island of 280 square km, Komodo is located
between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores. It is famous for its giant lizards,
considered the last of their kind remaining in the world today, the Komodo
The only human
population on the island is at the fishing village called Komodo who supplement
their income breeding goats which are used to feed the lizard. The Komodo is
protected by law and although they are considered harmless, it is advisable to
keep them at the distance.
The former palace in the town of Bima has been turn into
a museum devoted to the ancient Kingdom of Bima. Dara, a village 2 km from town
is believed to have been seat of this once powerful-empire.
Shipwrights still make sailboats, the traditional way in
this part of town on Sumbawa's East coast. Sape is convenient point of
departure for trips to Komodo Island across the strait, home of the prehistoric