5 Things to Expect from a Komodo Cruise 

Komodo island is one of the most beautiful places in Indonesia. It attracts millions of tourists each year, thanks to its many stunning sceneries and breathtaking attractions.

It’s, therefore, no secret that cruising at this island offers all the ingredients for a perfect vacation; luxury, culture, and beauty. What more could you ask for?

However, when planning a vacation to the island, it’s vital that you have an idea of what to expect. This will help you be a better tourist, and avoid unnecessary surprises once you arrive.

Depending on the packages you choose, your experience will vary; nonetheless, you’re still assured of an incredible experience.

Below, we look at five things you should expect from a Komodo cruise.


  • Bajo land tours


This is one of the most popular stops for any Komodo cruise. You’ll have to experience the Bajo land tours in Flores Island, before anything else.

Flores Island is the precise representation of beauty at its best. The Island has many sceneries that’ll leave you astonished. The tours will include a visit to the spider web- shaped rice fields and interactions with the locals who share a fascinating culture.

You might also have a chance to experience the glittering walls of the Bartu Cermin caves. There are also waterfalls in the area with an amazing history behind it.

You can’t miss this experience.


  • Daily boat trips


Not a fan of the life aboard idea? Well, the Komodo cruise is definitely for you. Most companies offering these cruises offer regular boat trips around the Island, ensuring that you’ve seen it all before the vacation is over.

Ayana Komodo, for instance, offers daily full-day tours around the island. The trips cover the best viewpoints of the island, with a professional DJ on board to keep you entertained.

The full-day tour also covers the inter-island hopping, where you get to visit other islands as well. Pink beach, Padar Island, and Rinca beach are some of the most popular stopovers. 

Expect to have a snorkeling session in the clear waters of the beautiful pink sand beach.


  • Sunset cruises


The phrase ‘ As beautiful as the sunset’ has never been more accurate. Imagine a cruise around the beautiful Komodo Island, while sipping in a cold drink, watching the sunset. 

Is there anything more relaxing?

The sight is not only breathtaking but also romantic. It’s a perfect time to really express how you feel to that special ‘someone’ during this trip.

To top it all off, the sight of bats in the sky instinctively migrating in groups during sunset makes the experience worth it.


  • Trip to Komodo National Park


Komodo national park is one of the most-visited parts of the Island. You can’t leave Komodo Island without visiting this park.

A cruise on this park will get you to the best viewpoints of the Island. You’ll get to see some of the most amazing parts of Indonesia.

Moreover, it’s crystal-clear waters highlights the amazing underwater sceneries in the park. You might even get the chance to scuba dive or snorkel.

The clear waters also make it possible for non-divers to view these features through a glass-bottomed boat. Amazing, right?


  • A ton of Activities


You can’t visit Komodo without taking part in some activities, and a Komodo cruise will do just that. You can expect a lot of diving (Scuba), snorkeling, and Kayaking.

Sunset tours, glass-bottom tours, hiking at the Padar hills, and the Komodo dragon tours inn Rinca Island is also common. Additionally, you can also get the private Island experience for a limited time. 

Either way, you’ll still have a ton of activities to enjoy on this cruise.


A Komodo cruise is the perfect getaway vacation for anyone looking to burn some steam. Its features and sceneries make it the ideal destination.

Before taking the cruise, you need to be prepared for Bajo land tours, daily boat trips, sunset cruises, a trip to the Komodo National park, and a ton of water activities.

Most of all, be prepared to have fun, because a Komodo cruise is a fun cruise!