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Rinca Island

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Komodo National Park, Komodo 86554, Indonesia
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Rinca Island, Komodo Island and Padar Island are the main islands of Komodo National Park. Famous for some of the world's best dive sites and their popular inhabitant - the Komodo dragon - the area attracts thousands of tourists each year. Treks on Rinca Island start from the ticket office at Loh Buaya. You also have the option to choose between three trails. The shortest trek takes 30 minutes. It is an easy, shaded walk that passes an artificial waterhole before ascending to a small hill with a view over the bay. The one-hour medium trek winds between dragon nests and out into the sunshine across an exposed savannah that is studded with lontar palms. For the best opportunity to see dragons and their prey, choose the two-hour trek past a permanent waterhole and across steep, exposed slopes that offer breathtaking views
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited with my daughter so we were assigned a guide for the two of us. We were really fortunate as our guide was from the only village on the island which meant we also learnt about island life as well as about Komodo dragons. We...More

Thank janeto737
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yup, the place to be if you want to be upclose with these ancient beings, besides Komodo Island of course. The guides say that its much easier to spot the komodos here than in Komodo island because of its smaller size. Entry fee to the...More

1  Thank RRajasa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tourist trap, waste of our money and time. We could not wait until we could go to the boat again. Guide hardly knew anything, island is burning hot, the 'dragons' are only around the houses, nothing spectacular.

Thank Liselotte v
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had very low expectations after reading previous reviews. We took an afternoon tour leaving Komodo Dive Resort around 1:00 p.m. When we arrived we were assigned 2 guides for our group of 6. Fidel was our main guide and was very pleasant. He told...More

Thank Diver-Hiker
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I went to Rinca Island in a boat tour from Labuan Bajo (2days/1night). First day we went to Rinca and Komodo Island and second day we did snorkel in different places. The first dragon we saw in Rinca was very quiet. We think that the...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Rinca is a great place to see the Komodo dragons, we were told it's the more reliable of the two main sites (the other being Komodo). On Rinca the dragons are apparently a little bit smaller than their Komodo cousins, but there's a much better...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Bought ticket at komodo explorer . Paid 350,000 . Boat was noisy but good . Harbour security charged 2,000 to enter . Island charges 235,000 entrance - ignore what they quote on their own website . Took the medium walk , should have done the...More

1  Thank martyclews
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Spent a night diving at Horseshoe Bay on Rinca Island. Scuba diving from the Mermaid II we anchored there and watched the Dragons on the beach lounging in the setting sun. That night we went muck diving on Rinca's macro critter rich reefs. One of...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 25 August 2017

we arrived early around 9am and previous reviews said they had seem most of the dragons at the ranger station how ever this was not the case for us and I was apprehensive it was a wasted visit when three dragons of various sizes rushed...More

Thank abhi2001_10
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Rinca Island forms part of the Komodo Island National Park and is one of the few islands where Komodo dragons can be seen in their natural habitat. Rinca Island is easily accesible by boat from Labuanbajo and is a must-see location for any traveler who...More

Thank Enzio G
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Marta L
15 May 2017|
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Response from RituRaj_Goel | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delayed response. If you are staying overnight at Labuan Bajo then you can start at about 8 am and return by 4 pm. The travel time by boat to Rinca island is only 2.5 hours. One hour in the park. Add one hour to... More
3 February 2017|
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Response from I-am-amy-nz | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We were there in August and saw heaps on both Komodo Island and Rinca Island. You'd be quite unlucky if you saw none
16 August 2016|
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Response from super_komodotour | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your question.For more detail information about trip and the price to Komodo National Park,please visit our site and send us email.
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