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J, Labuan Bajo, Flores 86554, Indonesia
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All reviews nice beach white sand crystal clear water star fish great snorkeling snorkeling spot baby shark few hours day trip beautiful fish sea life komodo national park lion fish bungalow starfish jetty tide
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To be honest, nothing special. Clean water some fish but not really a good snorkling site. Smelled a but of "tourist trap"

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brutusOslo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A 10metre walk into the sea and we had a smorgasbord of corals covered in fish. Great for kids and as the corals are shallow you get to see the full Color spectrum of the underwater world

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank _s_gray36
Reviewed November 4, 2018

nothing beats only 0.5 meter away from the shore to get amazing spots for snorkeling. you don't have to swim far away because once you set food in the water, it's already perfect spot for snorkeling! I saw many type of fishes that can only...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Maria Y
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

November 2017, Kanawa Island the last destination of my trip. It was amazing island like the others, but better because there is a small cafe and accommodation inside the island. Everything I saw there, make me feel amazed. You can go there by boat and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ucik_nh
Reviewed October 12, 2018

One of the most popular activity in Kanawa Island is snorkeling. Actually, you can have a tracking too. But, if you have a limited time in this Island, choose snorkeling first. Because you can have tracking in Padar Island. Just enjoy the beach and take...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AldianAstrayudha
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Our first stop to do snorkling and we could stay the hole day. So like a paradise.Lots of tourists, that's a pity!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SylvieWilson
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We arrived at 10 am, they have beautiful beach with white sand and crystal clear water. We can do snorkeling and see beautiful corals and thousand of fishes. Because it's so hot there, so you have to prepare sun block if not your skin will...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Suud R
Reviewed October 8, 2018

There are alot of activities you can do on this island, snorkeling, swimming, crystal clear water with lots of fish. There's a small restaurant as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yuppy S
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Snorkeling off the pier is very good. We saw Angel fish, turtles, Lion fish and a large octopus. well worth to go

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CameronG-SG
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We got dropped there as part of a 2 day Komodo tour. There were packs of snorkelers thrown off their boats all snorkelling in a small area in the harbour around loads of boats, which seemed quite dangerous. You have to pay IDR50,000 per boat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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October 18, 2018|
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Response from ZacharyMarret | Reviewed this property |
Yes, private boats are available at various hours of the day.
April 16, 2018|
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Response from Michael Y | Reviewed this property |
Frankly, by traveling that far, I'd suggest just taking the tour ( or just hanging out on the beach, we saw Komodos on the beach, not the tour of the park). It's a long boat ride to only see two spots (at least add in more... More
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Response from Texonesian | Reviewed this property |
I spent only 2 nights there, and several people that I know of stayed for just one night.