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Rinca Island

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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...more
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Komodo National Park, Komodo 86554, Indonesia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The long boat ride from Flores is worthwhile, we broke the journey with a stop at Padu island where you get superb views and photo opportunities + pay your entry fees for visiting Komodo National Park. We carried on for a snorkel stop then on...More

Thank TonyPullen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived here around 15:00 pm. The sun rays hits our head as we walk in to the village. We gathered with another group to hear the explanation from the ranger. And right after, we do a medium trekking which spent 1 hour 30 minutes....More

Thank 671ariep
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rinca Island is the second biggest Island in Komodo National Park. There are more than 1.900 dragon living here. We adviced you all, Rinca is the Best Spot to see Komodo Dragon, You Need to walk only 35 meters from the Office.

Thank komodocountry T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Much more beautiful than Komodo Island park, we could see many dragons and also a female watching her nest. The trekking was amazing, we took the medium track and we climbed a hill to see the whole landscape from above. We could also see two...More

Thank Blackjoliet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place to go to see the famous Komodo Dragon (organized tour with rangers obligatory as the beast may be dangerous if approached carelessly. Short, medium and long treks are available at this UNESCO World Heritage Site property. It is worth going to Flores just...More

Thank ochassot
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Two komodos met directly in front of our group. They stood up and fought and rolled and bit one another and the smaller one was able to knock down the bigger one and land on top of its belly and bite its neck. Savage and...More

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We went on this Island as part of a 4D/3N boat tour and paid the understandable 100,000IDR entrance fee. Unfortunately the whole Komodo dragon experience looks tired and even staged (for people taking photos). People having their picture taken behind the creatures.. Come on! Really!?...More

1  Thank Monkeyboy45
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Visited the islands as part as a 2days 1night boat tour. The entry ticket (around 250k with ranger fees) is valid for both Rinca and Komodo Islands, so might as well do both, if you've come all this way. As we went with a large...More

Thank Alice H
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We visited Rinca Island on June 2018, and it was beautiful. This island has a lot of komodo dragons which is still live wild and free. You could find them in the pier, the villagers residence, and the komdo hole and to us the panorama...More

Thank Jones Rafael W
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

It was a really good experience and the staff were very friendly and knowledgable. He stopped at all sorts of things to tell us about them (trees, plants, animals and Komodo dragon dens). We saw one in the natural habitat which was cool but then...More

1  Thank eleanorrose53
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27 March 2018|
Response from RRajasa | Reviewed this property |
Hi! the attraction is mainly komodo dragon watching and trekking. admission is around 7USD, plus 1.5USD for each camera
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