All our tours start at your hotel where we will pick you up around 7:30, or at airport if your flight arrives before 8:00 we could start the tour immediately. We cannot pick up in hotels outside Labuan Bajo area such as Waecicu area, in that case you will need to arrange your transport to meeting point, which is DERMAGA UJUNG, boat name is SALACIA.
In case you have big luggage, you can leave it at our office and travel light in your tour.
All tours arrive back to Labuan Bajo around 19:45 and we will drop you back to your hotel.
In all our the Dragon tour is possible to DIVE (for extra charge, euro 35/dive all equipment included), just mention it in the booking process, so we can prepare equipment for you and send a divemaster on the tour.
If you are not a diver yet but would like to try, we can offer you a discover Scuba in our multi day tours, just mention it to us in advance and we will make sure to have diving instructor on board and equipment for you. A Discover Scuba dive as an extra cost of euro 75 and will teach you the basics of diving and make you discover a new fascinating world.
Flores XP, Salacia Boats are very comfort vessels, with mitsubishi 4 cylinder engines, really silent. On board there is a western toilet, fresh water shower, mp3 sound system and charging station.
When you decide to stay overnight, we will camp at our private beach on deserted island, our rule is to leave the place cleaner than how we found it. We sleep in wooden beach hatches or in waterproof tents with comfortable mattresses, all with bedsheets and pillows. We camp on a desert island at the boarder of National park, we have concession to use privately that place, but we need to respect it, keep it clean and we cannot build too much, so we can offer only basic toilet services on the island, this is part of the adventure spirit; we provide shaded areas for eating, lights and toilet paper, please always use the trash bins and never take any shell, starfish or any sea life from the beach and sea. thank you for your support.
Kids 5 - 13 years 20% Discount Child < 5 years FREE Elder > 60 years 10% Discount Students 10% Discount
The boat will leave the harbor around 8:00 am
The boat will be back around 19:45 after the tour
The answer is not, we cannot pick you up if you stay in one of the hotels or resorts in the area of waecicu, you will need in that case to coordinate with them the transportation to our meeting point: DERMAGA UJUNG, Kampung jung, Labuan bajo. boat name is Salacia
Provided the plane arrives before 8:00 we can arrange for airport pick up. Please notice a plane delay, would most likely mean missing the tour and no reimbursement. We always suggest to arrive in town the day before at least.
You will buy your own tickets directly at ranger station in Komodo or Rinca. please allow yourself about Rp 350.000/person for a 1 or 2 days tour or Rp 600.000/person for a 3 days tour. In case of Budget liveabaord or Komodo Adventure tour, we will spend more time in the park so allow yourself Rp 350.000/day.
All camping sleeping and eating equipment is provided by Flores XP, including mattresses, blankets, pillows. The Pirates camp sleeping is in nice but simple wooden shacks by the beach, with mosquito net. We suggest to bring your own flash light and towels.
All snorkeling equipment is provided during the tour, it will be asked you in reservation time, to provide us with your fins number. If you need special mask with lenses, or you have particular needs of mask shapes because of special facial features, we recommend you to bring your own mask, so you will not be disappointed later.
We have a few kits for young kids, but we always suggest to bring your own especially for very low sizes.
Fishing activities are strictly prohibited in Komodo National park and around any diving spots. We do not allow fishing during the Dragon Tour. We are part of the Komodo Watch community, and we report to park authorities any illegal fishing action we sees, including those of our own clients. This is to protect the National Marine park
During booking we ask you, in the reservation form, if you have any allergies or special request, please report it to us so we will prepare the tour food accordingly.
Tipping is common in Indonesia, and very appreciated by the staff. Flores XP doesn’t charge any service fee, so we sincerely ask you to give a tip to the crew, based on how you enjoyed the tour.
If you have a proper diving license, you can dive during the Dragon tour, diving has an extra cost, and includes all equipment, for pricing and info please refer to our diving session.
The answer is no. nobody without a proper diving license should dive in Komodo National park, and Flores XP will not take not licensed diver under water. But we can offer you a Discover Scuba course during a multi day tour, to introduce you to the underwater world.
For the dragon tour itself it is no necessary, normally the islands are malaria free. In rainy season, January to end of march, might be suggested especially if you are going to travel inland Flores
No is not true, we just need you to let our guide and the ranger know, especially in mating season (july-august) because Komodo dragons can smell you from about 10km (6miles) distance.
+628113985344, this is office hand phone number, active from 9:00 to 18:00 every day
There will be between 4 and 6 crew members depending on number of guests
Flores XP boats are complete with lifejackets, floating devices, radio, GPS, hand phone, and dinghy.
Normally 10 is the maximum number of guests we take, time to time it can go up to 12 in case of group of friends and families with kids. Our boats are designed for 14 guests, so with 10 people, there will be more than enough comfortable space for everybody.
In Komodo and Rinca there is possibility to buy souvenirs. Time to time local boats also come next to the tour boat selling local handicrafts. At Flores XP office and on the boat, it will be possible to buy some tour merchandising.
Water, coca cola, coffee and tea will be available during the tour and already included in the price
Beers will be available at extra cost, Rp.30.000/beer
We do not have underwater camera to rent, but most of the time we have a gopro with us and we will take some pictures and videos of you and share later on facebook.
We will visit the local gipsy village of Rinca during the tour, you can bring some things for the local kids, like shirts, pens, writing books, hats or candies