Be in the presence of the pre-historic Komodo Dragons in their natural habitat, where they have thrived for millions of years. These are the largest lizards in the world. They are the largest lizards on earth and you will be mesmerized by their strength and agility. Explore some of the most renowned destinations in the luxurious Aqua Blu.
*Note: This itinerary also runs in reverse.
Arrive in Bali to a warm welcome. Board the Aqua Blu and cruise to Moyo Island as the sun sets.
Arrive in Moyo, a remote hilly island with a handful of fishing villages. Discover wildlife en route to the spectacular waterfall at the centre of the island and snorkel at the shallow Angel Reefs for an unforgettable experience.
Arrive at Saleh Bay. Depending on the time of the month, you’ll have the chance to encounter friendly whale sharks up close while guided by Conservation International Rangers. In the evening, witness a dramatic flight of the fruit bats at Sattonda.
Enjoy a spectacular sunrise and breakfast with Sangeang volcano as the backdrop and arrive at Gili Banta, a remote haven for beach lovers, snorkelers and divers alike. Or hike the Eastern Ridge for stunning views.
In the afternoon, sail to nearby West Komodo to encounter Komodo Dragons in the wild.
In the morning discover Linta Strait, a famous spot for drift snorkeling and diving. Large pelagic fish are very common as well as manta rays, giant trevallies and big schools of barracuda. In the afternoon, arrive at the picturesque Padar Island. Hike up the savannah hill for iconic views before a sunset cocktail on the beach.
After a morning sailing through a spectacular sea passage, arrive in Horseshoe Bay, a dramatic curvature of land that is the remains of an ancient volcano caldera. Visit sea eagles’ and Komodo dragon’s favourite haunts aboard Aqua Blu’s skiffs or choose to dive or swim. In the late afternoon, the iconic Pink Beach awaits. Trek, witness the flight of bats or visit the local village. Or choose to simply relax on the beach.
Discover Komodo National Park’s largest Komodo Dragon population on land at Rinca before sailing to Gili Lawa Laut, an islet that features expansive beaches and shallow reefs for kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding. Meanwhile, diving and snorkeling spots offer the chance to spot turtles.
Depart Gili Lawa Daut anchorage for Labuan Bajo and disembark for your outbound flight.