Padar Island

A popular tourist spot in the Komodo National Park area. This island is a volcanic mountain hill that has a spectacular view with white sand beach.

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Padar Island


Padar Island is located in the Komodo National Park West of Flores Island, precisely between Rinca Island and Komodo Island. The island is 14.09 square km, which consist of savanna hills and volcanic mountain. From Labuan Bajo port its take two and half hours by boat. In 2017 it was identified that were four komodo dragons inhabit in this island.


This island is famous for its stunning natural beauty of blue sea and fine white sand beach surrounded by steep hills. There is a stairway leading to the top of the hill. From the top of hill can be seen clearly from a distance komodo and island of Rinca and the surrounding hills which are very entertaining. From a high looking down at the beach are combination of blue sea and white sand beaches between in the island which is truly enchanting.

What activities can be done here?

Trekking is the main activity carried out here, hike all the way to the top for a spectacular view of the Padar hill. From the beach to the top you have to pass hundreds of steps with a slope 45 degrees. You must have extra super energy during the climb, and moreover the weather is very hot there. But after arriving at the top, your fatigue will be paid off with an extraordinarily beautiful view.


If you want to travel to Padar Island, you must prepare the boat in advance. You can use the services of as boat charter operator in Labuan Bajo. Don’t forget to bring the personal equipment such as trekking shoes, hat, sunglass, sunblock, camera, phone charger, T-shirts that do not absorb heat, and stock of drinking water.



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