Dragon Tour

Flores XP is proud to bring you into an unique time travel adventure to prehistory past into Komodo National Park. This is the only place on earth where you can meet face to face with a legendary Komodo Dragon. Flores XP offers you three options to discover the best of Komodo National Park:
  • the one day tour
  • two days tour
  • three days tour
all the tours includes trekking with Komodo Dragons, swimming with Mantas and amazing snorkelling, plus the possibility to combine it with some diving (extra charge - please mention during booking process if you want to dive, so we can send a divemaster and prepare equipment for you). The Dragon Tour is a Life Time Experience, a one of a kind tour that will stay impress in your mind for a long time and you will want to come back and back again. The dragon tour is the first, original and only tour in Komodo National Park, offering serviced camping on a desert island
One Day Tour
  • 7:30 hotel pick up
  • Drive to Harbor
  • Light breakfast will be served on board while cruising to National Park
  • Swim with mantas at Manta point
  • Walk on the pink beach at Mawan island and do amazing snorkelling on an untouched coral garden.
  • Lunch around Mawan island
  • 1 hour cruise in the national park to take beautiful photos of landscapes, dolphins, birds.
  • Arrive at Rinca for trekking with the dragons, and amazing flora and fauna of Komodo National Park
  • Arrive at Kalong Island, afternoon tea and coffee break will be served while waiting for sunset, when thousands of flying foxes will take off the mangroves flying towards Flores Mainland to find food
  • 19.30 arrive back at Labuan Bajo harbour, car will bring you back to hotel.

Two Days Tour
  • 7:30 hotel pick up and drive to harbor
  • Light Breakfast will be served on board while cruising to the National Park
  • Our first stop will be at Kanawa island for marvellous snorkelling and/or diving on a stunning coral reef surrounding the white sand beach island. will be possible to go down to land and explore the island and relax by the beach before having lunch on the boat.
  • We will then visit Sebayur Kecil for more snorkelling and/or Diving
  • we will then proceed to Sebayur Island, where we will camp on a pristine deserted white sand beach.
  • Sunset on top of the hill or in the water and grilled fish dinner by the beach and bon fire under beautiful starry sky.
  • The night will be in our comfortable wooden shacks few steps from the water
  • Breakfast served by the beach
  • Cruise to manta Point, for amazing snorkelling or diving with mantas.
  • Visit Mawan island Pink sand beach, where lunch will be served
  • Arrive at Rinca island to do a two hours trekking with the Komodo dragons
  • Afternoon cruise to Kalong Island, tea and coffee will be served while waiting for sunset, when thousands of flying foxes will take off the mangrooves flying towards Flores Mainland to find food
  • 19.30 arrive back at Labuan Bajo harbor, car will bring you back to hotel.
Three Days Tour
  • 7:30 hotel pick up and drive to harbor
  • Light Breakfast will be served on board while cruising to the National Park
  • Our first stop will be at Kanawa island for marvellous snorkelling and/or diving on a stunning coral reef surrounding the white sand beach island. will be possible to go down to land and explore the island and relax by the beach before having lunch on the boat.
  • We will then visit Sebayur Kecil for more snorkelling and/or Diving
  • We will then reach our camping site in Sebayur island
  • Free afteroon to relax, sunbath snorkelling. in case of divers, there will be the possibility to dive at Mini-Wall in Sebayur island.
  • Sunset on top of the hill or in the by the beach and grilled fish dinner by the beach bon fire under beautiful starry sky.
  • Sleep in camping on the desert island in our comfortable wooden shacks just few steps from the sea.
  • 2nd day: wake up at 6:00, breakfast served on the beach
  • 7:00 start our cruise to Komodo island to do the trekking with the dragons and the wild flora and fauna of the national park
  • Visit Pink sand beach for amazing snorkelling or diving with beautiful coral, fishes and mantas.
  • Visit to Batu Bolong for the snorkelling or diving of your life!!!
  • Lunch will be served on board.
  • Back in Sebayur island for sunset and beach side dinner before another beautiful camping night.
  • Last day, easy wake up, breakfast by the beach, and last swim in Sebayur
  • Our First stop will be at Manta point, to swim, snorkelling and/or diving with mantas
  • Visit to Mawan island, for amazing snorkelling on a stunning coral garden and mantas. lunch on the boat.
  • Trekking in Rinca with the Komodo dragons and visit to local Gipsy fisherman village, if the time will allow us
  • Arrive at Kalong Island, afternoon tea and coffee break will be served while waiting for sunset, when thousands of flying foxes will take off the mangroves flying towards Flores Mainland
  • 19.30 arrive back at Labuan Bajo harbour, car will bring you back to hotel.

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.

Price Per Person

1 DAY DRAGON TOUR

€ 89

Price Includes:

  • Hotel pick up an drop off (for labuan bajo are only)
  • Lunch, drinks, refreshment

Price Not Includes:

  • Komodo National Park Fee
  • Beer And Wine (extra charge)
  • Tips

2 DAY DRAGON TOUR

€ 209

Price Includes:

  • Hotel pick up an drop off (for labuan bajo are only)
  • Meals, drinks, refreshment

Price Not Includes:

  • Komodo National Park Fee
  • Beer And Wine (extra charge)
  • Tips

3 DAY DRAGON TOUR

€ 335

Price Includes:

  • Hotel pick up an drop off (for labuan bajo are only)
  • Lunch, drinks, refreshment

Price Not Includes:

  • Komodo National Park Fee
  • Beer And Wine (extra charge)
  • Tips
Kids 5 - 13 years  20% Discount
Child < 5 years FREE
Elder > 60 years  10% Discount
Students 10% Discount

Family Special Price

1 DAY DRAGON TOUR FAMILY

€ 267

(2 Adults - 2 Kids)

Price Includes:

  • Hotel pick up an drop off (for labuan bajo are only)
  • Lunch, drinks, refreshment

Price Not Includes:

  • Komodo National Park Fee
  • Beer And Wine (extra charge)
  • Tips

2 DAY DRAGON TOUR

€ 209

Price Includes:

  • Hotel pick up an drop off (for labuan bajo are only)
  • Meals, drinks, refreshment

Price Not Includes:

  • Komodo National Park Fee
  • Beer And Wine (extra charge)
  • Tips

3 DAY DRAGON TOUR

€ 1017

(2 Adults - 2 Kids)

Price Includes:

  • Hotel pick up an drop off (for labuan bajo are only)
  • Lunch, drinks, refreshment

Price Not Includes:

  • Komodo National Park Fee
  • Beer And Wine (extra charge)
  • Tips

Diving € 35 /Dive Full Equipment Included

Most frequent asked questions

At what time the Dragon Tour boat departs?

The boat will leave the harbor around 8:00 am

At what time the boat comes back at harbor after tour?

The boat will be back around 19:45 after the tour

At what time is the hotel pick up?
Hotel pick up is around 7:30 to 8:00 am. info about pick up can be found here
Can you pick us up in Waecicu area?

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

Can I arrive by plane on the tour day?

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.

What shall I bring on tour?
please click on the following link and download our things to bring on tour sheet (click Here)
Where to pay Komodo National Park entrance fee?

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.

Shall I bring any camping equipment?

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.

Shall I bring snorkeling gear?

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.

How about snorkeling equipment for young kids?

We have a few kits for young kids, but we always suggest to bring your own especially for very low sizes.

Can I Fish during the tour?

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

How if I have some food allergies or follow a special diet?

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.

Shall I tip the tour staff?" 

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.

I am a diver and I would like to dive in Komodo marine park during the Dragon tour, is it possible?

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.

I have no diving license, but I would like to dive in Komodo, can I?

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.

Shall I take any anti malaria medications?

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

Is it true is not recommended to do trekking in Komodo or Rinca if I have menstruations?

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.

Can I have a phone number where to call?

+628113985344, this is office hand phone number, active from 9:00 to 18:00 every day

How many crew will be on the boat?

There will be between 4 and 6 crew members depending on number of guests

Is the boat complete with all safety equipment?

Flores XP boats are complete with lifejackets, floating devices, radio, GPS, hand phone, and dinghy.

What is the maximum guests number you take on tour?

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.

Can I buy something during the Dragon Tour?

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.

What kind of drinks will be available during the Dragon Tour?

Water, coca cola, coffee and tea will be available during the tour and already included in the price

Will be cold beers available?

Beers will be available at extra cost, Rp.30.000/beer

Do you have underwater camera for rent?

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.

Can I bring something for local people?" 

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