5d/4n Komodo – Sample Itinerary

Length of trip: 5 Days / 4 Nights

Departure: Shuttle boat transfer departing at 10:00 from Labuan Bajo (approximately 90 minutes)

Return: Shuttle boat transfer departing at 10:00 to Labuan Bajo (approximately 90 minutes)

Dives: Approximately 12 dives

Experience: Open Water Diver – at least 20 logged dives

Snorkeling: Approximately 12 sessions

Land excursions: Padar Island / Padar Pink Beach / Rinca Island / Flying foxes (land excursions may change due to weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances)

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a sample itinerary which is subject to change beyond the operator control. The exact itinerary, route and amount of dives/snorkeling/excursions for your cruise may be adapted to best suit the weather conditions, tides, currents and other prevailing events.


After shuttle boat transfer to reach the Komodo Sea Dragon, guests will be able to freshen up in their cabins before a general and safety information briefing followed by lunch.

  • Dive/Snorkel at Sebayur Kecil
  • The boat will sail to the North of Komodo for a night dive

Anchoring and overnight at Crystal Bay.

DAY 2: NORTH KOMODO (3/4 dives)

We will stay the all day in this beautiful area of Komodo and offer diving (dependent on conditions) at:

  • Castle Rock
  • Crystal Rock
  • The Cauldron or Golden Passage

After the third dive, the boat will sail to Sabita bay (possibility for a night dive)

Snorkeling activities will be also on the program for the non-divers.

Anchoring and overnight in Sabita bay.

DAY 3: CENTRAL & PADAR ISLAND (2/4 dives) 

2 dives/snorkeling sessions will be planned in the morning:

  • Tatawa Besar or Tatawa Kecil
  • Manta Point

We will then sail down to Padar Island to discover the most famous beach & view point of the archipelago:

  • Padar pink beach
  • Padar view point

In case divers/snorkelers prefer to keep going in the water it will be organized accordingly.

Anchoring and overnight at Padar.


We will offer only two dives on the morning to allow a surface interval of 24 hours before flying:

  • Mawan or Siaba Besar
  • Pengah Kecil

We will then sail further down for a truly memorable afternoon that includes:

  • Rinca Island trekking (komodo dragons spotting)
  • Kalong (Flying Foxes at sunset)

Anchoring and overnight in Rinca area.


It will be time to bid farewell to the Komodo Sea Dragon and Crew. A shuttle boat transfer will depart at 10:00 to Labuan Bajo followed by a transfer to the airport or hotel.

Thank you for joining us! We hope you had a wonderful time and look forward to welcoming you again.