Komodo Cruise Expedition

Discover the fabled Komodo dragon in its UNESCO-protected homeland on a voyage from Amanwana. Set just 200 kilometres from the resort, Komodo National Park is a wonderland of natural beauty, and the surrounding east Indonesian archipelago is renowned for some of the best diving in the world. The itinerary can be adjusted to suit preferences both before arrival and once underway

A range of expedition dates are available, please contact reservations to enquire or select the links below to book a selection of pre-scheduled expeditions on aman.com

Reserve Amandira
20 - 27 April 2018
29 April - 6 May 2018
15 - 22 May 2018
5 - 12 June 2018
1 - 8 July 2018

Reserve Amanikan
23 - 30 April 2018
28 April - 5 May 2018
7 - 14 May 2018
12 - 19 May 2018
21 - 28 May 2018

 

DAY ONE: DIVE IN THE REEFS SURROUNDING SATONDA ISLAND AND KAYAK UNDER THE BAT-FILLED TREES FRINGING THE VOLCANIC LAKE

Breakfast at Amanwana before cruising to Satonda and then on toward Komodo overnight

 

DAY TWO: WAKE UP TO THE REEFS OF BATU MONCHU BAY, FREQUENTED BY MANTA RAYS AND DOLPHINS

A morning dive is followed by another at Gili Lawa Laut to experience the magnificent underwater sea mounds of Crystal and Castle Rocks

 

DAY THREE: DIVE IN THE VIBRANT WATERS OF GILI LAWA LAUT AND CRUISE THE KOMODO STRAIGHTS TOWARD MAKASSAR REEF

Snorkel with mantas at Makassar, then overnight near Pink Beach on Komodo Island with an opportunity to view thousands of bats embarking on their nightly journeys

 

DAY FOUR: AN EXPERT-LED TREK FINDS THE KOMODO DRAGONS, MONKEYS, DEER AND A CORNUCOPIA OF NATURE

Cruise to Wainilu Island, north of Rinca, for an afternoon dive and a starlit barbecue on the beach

 

DAY FIVE: RINCA ISLAND: HOME TO ASTONISHING WILDLIFE, INCLUDING THE KOMODO DRAGON, WATER BUFFALO, BOAR, HORSES AND MONKEYS

After a morning trek on Rinca, course is set for the Sabayor Islands where an afternoon dive reveals the exceptional variety of marine life

 

DAY SIX: DIVE SABAYOR’S MULTI-HUED REEFS – FILLED WITH SCHOOLS OF TROPICAL FISH

The journey concludes at Labuan Bajo harbour on Flores Island for transfer back to Bali

 

A PADI-CERTIFIED DIVER IS ON BOARD TO TAILOR ITINERARIES AND OFFER INSTRUCTION FOR EXPERTS AND BEGINNERS

Both Amandira and Amanikan are fitted with state-of-the-art equipment allowing for a variety of dives, as well as snorkelling and kayaking

Begin your odyssey

Contact us to find out more about the Komodo Expedition aboard Amanikan or Amandira