A Quick Brief to Komodo Liveaboard Trip


Liveaboard can take you to some of the best place in the world. One of them is the the UNESCO World Heritage, Komodo National Park, in Flores, Indonesia. Also gets by the name of Labuan Bajo trip (taken from the name of its port town), Komodo is a heaven for anyone looking for a secluded, paradise-like vacation infused with thrilling adventure. A journey to Komodo will never be completed without Komodo liveaboard, a wooden phinisi ship slash floating hotel to take you into Komodo’s every nooks and crannies.

A Quick Brief to Komodo Liveaboard Trip

With transparent blue sea enriched with vibrant marine life and isolated little islets loaded by wildlife and mind-blowing scenic panorama, Komodo is on the bucket list of many travelers and divers worldwide. When you go with liveaboard to explore the area, you will see line of reefs peeking beneath the clear water and series of undulating hills as far as the amazing sight go.

Where Will the Komodo Liveaboard Trip Start?

Every trip to and from Komodo boils down in Labuan Bajo. This humble port town is now a house for over 40 Komodo trip operators in Flores. You just need to stroll down the main Soekarno-Hatta street and pay a visit to every trip office, or browse the internet to find Komodo Liveaboard that fit perfectly to your criteria. Either way, the trip will start on one of Labuan Bajo’s docks.

On the first day of the sailing trip, you will be greeted by the liveaboard crews which will quickly show you the communal area where they can introduce other passengers and do a quick briefing. Every liveaboard trip in Labuan Bajo will be started with this briefing, which should cover safety briefing, a quick tour of the boat, and itinerary plan for the whole trip.

Who Can Go on Liveaboard?

Liveaboard in Labuan Bajo doesn’t have age restriction. We’ve seen toddlers and seniors having fun cruising at the liveaboard. Anyone who are physically healthy and fit can go to Flores liveaboard trip, though they might not be qualified for diving activities. 

What is Included in Komodo Liveaboard?

Earlier in the story, we’ve mentioned the liveaboard as a “a wooden phinisi ship slash floating hotel” because, well, that’s how they really are. On the liveaboard, you will find accommodation to sleep in and three meals a day—sometimes blessed with fresh sea foods. The majority of liveaboard in Labuan Bajo is equipped with diving gears, including the wetsuits, as diving is one of the main highlight in and around Komodo National Park. Usually, they also provide pick up and transfer service, and should be arranged before the trip.