Kanawa island in Komodo National Park is one of the most famous islands in the area and is an absolute exotic tropical paradise of an island. It is located on the border of the National Park. It has great hiking opportunities with a large sandy white beach. If you want to hike around the Island, you can do it it about 45 minutes. The island has excellent snorkelling with lots of coral and many different kinds of aquatic marine life to see. You can also climb the small hill to enjoy a beautiful panoramic view over the surrounding area of tropical waters as well as admire the fantastic sunset over Sangeang Volcano. You may also meet some of the goats as well as unique birds who live on the island. Kanawa is about 15-20 km west of Labuan Bajo and it worth the trip every time. There is a small pier for boats to dock at and visitors can enjoy the white beaches without taking a small boat to reach the island. While walking on the beach, if you look in the water, you may even see some starfish in the water as well as many fish. Many guest like to view the coral reefs and fish from the peer because the water is so clear and you can see more for a higher view point.
If you would like to visit Kanawa Island on one of our boat trips, we can arrange a trip for you and do our best to customise a Komodo Boat Trip for you and your family/friends. Kanawa Island a great place to do a first or last stop on any boat tour because it is only about 35 minutes away form Labuan Bajo by boat. If you do decide to go to the island, then it is highly recommended to go snorkeling, as this offers incredible snorkelling. You can do it right of of the beach it is easily accessible. If you decide to book a tour to the island, it is highly recommended to bring a beach towel, swimming clothes, screen screen, and insect repellent.
Not only is Kanawa Island an excellent choice for visiting, we also recommend two incredible beach that both have a pink hue to the sand, and those are Pink Beach and Long Beach. If you are looking to do some epic hiking with amazing views, we recommend Padar Island for an amazing trekking experience. If you want to get some great viewing of Komodo Dragons, the two island to visit are Komodo Island and Rinca Island. There are Komodo Dragons on both of those islands and each one offers a different viewing experience. For Snorkelling and seeing Manta Rays, it is highly recommended the a trip to Manta point and get a great change to swim with giant Manta Rays. As well to get another great place to snorkel some amazing coral gardens is Siaba Besar. If you are interested in some of our other boat tour locations, contact us today.
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