In Singapore for business, the Grand Prix, a wedding, reunion, or another event? While in the Lion City, take advantage of this major airline hub and turn your trip into a vacation with these quick and easy add-on getaways.
Leave the bustling city of Singapore behind for the blue waters and wildlife of Komodo National Park. This quick and easy 5-day getaway to Komodo National Park will take you around this UNESCO-designated marine reserve in a private schooner. Explore the rich underwater world and spot dugongs, sharks, manta rays, sea turtles, and whales. On land, come face to face with the infamous Komodo dragon, which lives exclusively in this part of the world.This itinerary is an example. It’s designed to inspire you and provide you with thoughtfully curated ideas. You can choose to do this exact itinerary or completely personalize it. All trips are 100% bespoke.
Leave the bustling city of Singapore behind for the blue waters and wildlife of Komodo National Park. Fly to Labuan Bajo via Jakarta, where you will embark on your private schooner. This marine reserve is comprised of three major islands, Komodo, Rinca and Padar, plus numerous smaller islands, some of which are uninhabited. The park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986, an honor that recognizes the importance of this rich underwater world, which is home to more than 1,000 species of fish, 260 species of coral, 70 species of sponges, as well as dugongs, sharks, manta rays, dolphins, sea turtles and at least 14 species of whales. Sail to a secluded anchorage surrounded by dramatic vertical walls amongst Komodo’s most rugged and naturally wild landscapes. Snorkel and dive on walls blooming with color and life.
Go for a ‘dragon walk’ at Rinca Island to see the infamous Komodo lizard. The reptiles, which grow to an average length of six to 10 feet and weigh around 150 pounds, live on only three remote islands in the world – Komodo, Rinca, and Flores. Spend the afternoon underwater, exploring the plentiful aquatic life. You may even have the chance to see the elusive (and not threatening) whale shark. Dozens of species of fish also make their way here.
Awaken to the magnificent scenery of sheer escarpments surrounding Nusa Kode Island famed for its spectacular diving and snorkeling. Dive Cannibal Rock, Yellow Walls. Afternoon beach stop at Langkoi with possibility to swim with Mantas.
Today enjoy the many activities Padar Island has to offer: sea kayaking, water skiing, diving and snorkeling. If you prefer to walk and discover the surrounding fauna, take the opportunity to observe many kinds of birds in their natural environment.
Begin the morning with a final snorkeling trip and enjoy brunch as your schooner cruises back to Labuan Bajo. Fly back to Singapore via Jakarta.
Price is based on double or twin hotel room occupancy and includes accommodation, transfers, car/driver, English-speaking guide, activities and entrance fees, all meals on-board private schooner. Other on-board inclusions are complimentary use of snorkelling and diving equipment, fishing fear and spear gun, diver master for dive trips (to be booked in advance), unlimited surface water sports, one bottle of wine per day, one daily cocktail per person, wi-fi wherever available. Flights and optional special activities will be quoted separately. Most personal expenses, including dinners, alcoholic beverages, spa treatments, diving courses and certification, and gratuities can be paid on the spot while traveling. Prices may vary depending on season, choice of accommodation and other factors.
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