Komodo Island – This nature conservation area is used to protect Komodo dragons, exotic ancient animals in Indonesia. Not only that, this national park has a super beautiful panorama.
Initially, komodo national park was intended to protect komodo only. But over time it developed even more widely. Now this nature reservation protects various animals and also other natural environments with a total area of 2,321 square kilometers.
History of Komodo Island
Komodo dragon, also known as Komodo Dragon, became widely known among biologists in 1911 after a report from JKH Van Steyn to Peter Ouwens, curator of bogor zoological museum at the time.
Officially, Komodo National Park was established in 1980. Because of its uniqueness, starting from 1986 this area is also one of the world historical heritage sites designated by UNESCO.
One of the 7 Wonders of the World
Komodo national park area became one of the 7 wonders of the world, on September 13, 2013 by Unesco because of its uniqueness as well as being one of the komodo habitats in the world.
Komodo National Park Tourism
In this Komodo national park, tourists can enjoy a variety of beauty. In addition to nature conservation, the area also offers a unique holiday experience.
Located in the wallacea belt, tourists can find a unique combination of distinctive flora and fauna, some of which are already in the rare category.
Diving in the Waters of Komodo Island
The waters around komodo island, Padar Island and Rinca Island are famous for having beautiful diving spots. More than 1,000 species of fish, dolphins, whales, and turtles and more than 260 species of coral reefs are the richest marine life.
Diving, seeing and learning komodo life, and also enjoying a unique and beautiful landscape are some of the activities that can be done when visiting Komodo Island.
Komodo Island is the main and largest island in the Komodo national park area. On this Komodo island as well, tourists can visit Loh Liang which is the main tourist area on komodo island.
Pink beach is also a spot that many tourists visit. This beach is unique because it has pink beach sand, because many coral reefs are the same color.
Because of the waves, some coral reefs are eroded by water and mixed with beach sand. As a result, a unique and beautiful beach that is pink.
Amenities of Komodo Island
As a world tourist area, Komodo Island has also been equipped with various supporting facilities, especially in Loh Liang there are tourist huts, places to eat and souvenirs, information centers, and so on.
How to Get to Komodo Island
Komodo national park is located between sumbawa island on the border between East Nusa Tenggara province and West Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia.