Komodo Dragons are fearsome lizards that have roamed the eastern Indonesian archipelago since long before humans settled on it. Due to their isolation, these lizards exhibit a natural phenomenon called island gigantism, where they are able to grow to their massive size due to not having any natural predators in ... Continue Reading
The island of Komodo has long been heralded as one of the best travel destinations in the world. In addition to being the home of the Komodo Dragons, which can be sighted on Rinca, Padar, and Komodo, the surrounding islands are home to world-class diving destinations. With over 50 islands, ... Continue Reading
Komodo Island is by far one of the most popular travel destinations around the world. This is especially true for divers and those seeking adventure. As the Komodo Islands are fairly remote, most people who venture there stop by Bali first, before continuing. Here are various ways to get to ... Continue Reading
Among the many dive sites around Komodo Island, Batu Bolong is a must-visit if you’re planning to dive the waters of Komodo. It’s a dive site favored by many diving enthusiasts due to its incredible marine life and biodiversity. However, Batu Bolong is notorious for its challenging diving conditions with ... Continue Reading
As a prospective diver, one of the primary courses you should aim to complete is the PADI Open Water Course. This course teaches you important fundamental knowledge, water skills and environmental awareness to help you manage yourself as a diver in open water. The course also serves as a type ... Continue Reading
One of the ultimate goals for many divers is being able to swim with Manta Rays. These graceful creatures seem to glide through the water effortlessly. Giant Manta Rays can have a wingspan of up to 7 meters.  Imagine a group of them swimming around you! It would surely leave ... Continue Reading
As its name suggest, Komodo Island is a famous for the home of the fearsome Komodo Dragons. These great lizards are the largest on the planet and have been known to inhabit the island long before humans settled on it. Also worth mentioning, is that the Komodo Dragon is named ... Continue Reading
Knowing how to choose a proper dive center can make or break your diving experience. They will dictate your experience, the equipment you’ll be using, the transportation to the dive sites as well as other factors that are essential to creating a good diving experience. Say you’ve a got a ... Continue Reading
Komodo National Park is a popular destination for travelers and divers all around the world, and for a good reason. The national park has plenty of features that attract international attention. For one, the two island, Rinca and Komodo Island, are homes to the largest lizard on the planet the Komodo Dragon. ... Continue Reading
Dive Trips to the Komodo Islands - Written by Nani Murtaqi Dive trips to the Komodo islands (a play on semantics, as the Komodo National Park is in fact comprised of three major islands: Komodo, Rinca, and Padar) are always exciting and much anticipated. My husband and I have taken ... Continue Reading