Come with us on our comfortable and fast wooden boat which is suited to all your diving needs. We dive Komodo in small groups (max. 4 divers) according to your dive experience, current conditions and dive sites. You dive with an experienced guide to ensure both your safety and comfort. All our dive guides dive with Nautilus LifeLine. We meet at 7 am in the shop. When everybody is present we walk to the harbor (5min) and leave the harbour 7:30 am at the latest. In the evening we are back in Labuan Bajo between 5 and 6 pm.
Come with us to discover the highlights of Komodo! We start our trip in the morning with 2 dives with one of them being Manta Point. During the afternoon we visit the Komodo dragons on Rinca island. The local ranger will tell you everything you want to know about these legendary creatures. During the walk, we visit the dragon's nest, walk through the forest and up a hill to have a magnificent view over the park.
Visitor to Komodo need to pay the following:
From Monday to Saturday: 175.000 IDR
On Sundays and public holidays: 250.000 IDR
From Monday to Saturday: 165.000 IDR
On Sundays and public holidays: 240.000 IDR
Park rates are subject to changeDaytrips
Boats & Dive shop
Explore Komodo diving on an epic adventure with our newest Phinisi liveaboard built in 2015. Cruise between 29 stunning islands and dive in one of the most pristine, final frontier areas of the world. Visit the legendary Komodo dragons that gave the park it’s famous status and feels like you’re back in the Jurassic age.
Diving in Komodo is out of this world. On this 4-day / 3-night cruise, we will make sure you will see the hidden treasures of Komodo’s underwater world.
From aquarium calm conditions to the most thrilling current dive. The variety is endless and no dive is the same. Come eye to eye with the gentle mantas, gaze at the sharks patrolling the reefs or dream away in Komodo’s never-ending underwater garden.
To provide maximum safety and fun we dive in small groups: max. 4 divers per guide according to experience level and conditions. All guides dive with a Nautilus Lifeline: a submersible Radio & GPS that can contact the boat from the surface at anytime, anywhere. Our experienced guides meticulously set up the dive planning so we can, for example, have the tides in our favor to increase the chance of seeing mantas.
Every day our cooking team prepares delicious buffet style meals 3 to 4 times a day that are a variation of Indonesian traditional cuisine and Western style food. The food is different every day and we will make sure you will eat like kings.
We make sure you get the most out of your trip by planning a maximum amount of diving. In total, you are able to do 13 dives plus a visit to the Komodo dragons and flying foxes. We have tailormade a schedule that covers all of the dive highlights of Komodo from drift diving with mantas and sharks to finding the most amazing critters on the muck dives.
You will have the convenience of waking up in the park and the advantage of being one of the first on the dive site. A liveaboard gives you the flexibility to enter the dive sites on the right tide and have long relaxing surfaces intervals.
Example Itinerary May - October (Due to weather or sea conditions we sometimes need to change dive sites)
North & Central Komodo
Our journey starts at 9.00 AM leaving Labuan Bajo harbor and heading towards the park. After a welcome drink and introduction of the crew and boat, we get ready for the first dives of the trip.
The best opportunity to see the giant lizards of Komodo is during the morning. The local ranger will tell you everything you want to know about these living fossils. During the walk on Rinca, we make stops at the dragon's nest and some magnificent views over the park. A perfect way to start the day!
An intense day of 4 exhilarating dives to some of Komodo’s most famous sites.
Last day of the trip with more amazing dive sites. Around 5:00 pm the boat is back in the harbor
Itinerary November - April
South & Central Komodo
All our instructors are experienced, multilingual and can teach in English, Dutch, French, and Spanish. We can also provide the study materials (video & manual) in other languages such as German, Swedish, Indonesian, Mandarin, etc. Very popular is PADI's eLearning program where you can start your theory straight away!
Included in the courses:
Training and open water dives
Food & Drinks
PADI Discover Scuba Diving - 1 day (2 dives)
A great introduction to the diving world for people who have never dived before. We give you a quick and easy introduction to safety and scuba equipment, followed by some basic skills in the shallow water. After completing the skills you go on an exciting underwater tour in Komodo National Park accompanied by your instructor.
Everyone who is in good health and comfortable in the water can try this introduction dive.
Minimum age 10 years.
PADI Scuba Diver - 2 days
Do you want to complete a dive course but don’t have enough time to do a regular one? Scuba Diver is a quick and easy program covering all the basics you need to know. On the first day, you will study dive theory followed by a basic skill training in confined water. The next day you join us on the boat for 2 dives discovering the Komodo National Park. Afterward, you will be certified to dive to 12m/40ft with a qualified guide.
The minimum age for this course is 10 years.
PADI Open Water Diver - 3 days
Have you always wanted to learn to dive, discover new adventures, and explore the big blue? This is where it starts! It is the world’s most popular scuba course and the first full certificate to become an independent scuba diver. On the first day, we teach you the dive theory and train skills in the confined water. The following 2 days you come with us on the boat and make 4 open water dives and 1 free fun dive in the Komodo National Park. With this certification, you are allowed to go to 18m and dive together with someone of the same level or higher.
The minimum age for this course is 10.
Everyone who is comfortable in the water and is able to swim.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver - 2 days
Expand your diving skills, boost your confidence and become more comfortable in the water with the advanced course. Through 5 adventure dives, you will be introduced to new activities and new ways of diving with the guidance of an instructor. Underwater navigation and a deep dive (18 - 30m) are the two core dives with 3 more adventure dives: AWARE Fish I.D.
Peak Performance Buoyancy
Everyone who is 12 years or older with a PADI Open Water certification or other qualifying certification from another organization.
Emergency First Response (EFR) - 1 day
This course is a complete training in primary care and first aid recognized worldwide. Train your practical skills in real life scenarios and gain confidence to prepare you to help in an emergency. Also suitable for non-divers.
This is course is for everyone, no minimum age!
PADI Rescue Diver - 2 to 3 days
Challenging and rewarding best describes the PADI Rescue Diver course. Learn to look beyond yourself and consider the safety and well-being of other divers. This training will prepare you to recognize and anticipate stress situations, allow you to practice different rescue techniques and teach you how to use emergency equipment. Put all your training to practice with real life scenarios where it will be put to the test.
Everyone with an Advanced Open Water certificate or qualifying certification from another organization and a first aid + CPR certificate completed within 24 months.
Go Pro: Divemaster - 8 weeks
The Divemaster course is the first professional degree to start your career in the diving industry. The Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, increases your dive knowledge and polishes your dive skills to the professional level.
During the program, you learn in-depth dive theory through self-study. Follow an internship to complete your diving skills and training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems. Live the diver’s life and explore the underwater world like never before! Following this course, you will be qualified to guide dives and assist in PADI courses.
Everyone with a Rescue Diver certificate and Advanced Open Water certificate or qualifying certification from another organization with 40 logged dives. The minimum age is 18 years old and a medical clearance is needed to be signed by a physician. A first aid and+ CPR certificate completed within 24 month
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For More information about IDC please visit our official IDC website: www.idc-komodo.comPADI IDC
We are a Belgian family with a passion for diving. It all started 18 years ago when Benny took his first diving course in Belgium. He traveled the world diving in almost every continent and became an instructor. Later he introduced the whole family to the world of diving and they followed his footsteps.
Today, this young diving center has Benny, Jules, Sabrina, Michelle working as PADI instructors and Rikar, Yano, Eko and Alex as Divemasters guiding and teaching divers in the Komodo National Park. The local boat staff all put their hands together to make it a safe and fun trip every day! Returning back from the trip, Rina helps organize the next day and makes you relax the day in the shop with a drink and a small snack.
Panta Rhei / Πάντα ῥεῖ
ποταμοῖσι τοῖσιν αὐτοῖσιν ἐμβαίνουσιν, ἕτερα καὶ ἕτερα
"Ever-newer waters flow to those who step into the
Our name is inspired by Heraclitus' philosophy of "Panta Rhei" literally means that everything flows, in ancient Greek. Everything is constantly changing. You can not step into the same river twice. The water is in a constant state of motion, creating new experiences every time you descend below the surface.
The Komodo National Park. In 1986, UNESCO designated as the Biosphere Preservation, indicating and confirming the Park's biological importance. As well as being home to the , the park provides refuge for many other notable terrestrial species such as the orange-footed scrub fowl, an endemic rat, and the Timor deer. Moreover, the park includes one of the most diverse marine environments including coral reefs, mangroves, seagrass beds, seamounts, and semi-enclosed bays. These habitats harbor more than 1000 species of fish and about 260 species of reef-building coral. In 2012 world recognition and reputation of the park is yet again proved by the selection of as one of the New 7 nature wonders of the world!, off the coast of , forms together with Rinca, Padar and 26 other small islands
If you have any questions or comments feel free to contact us - we are always happy to help. If we don't answer your e-mail within 24 hours (except on weekends), please resend your e-mail or do call us.
Park fees not included:
Snorkeler IDR 165.000 per day
Snorkeler IDR 240.000 per day
1 day / 3 dives
3 days / 9 dives
5 days / 15 dives
"Jurassic day" Snorkeling + Komodo Dragons
Special Day Trips
Jurassic Day 2 dives + Komodo Dragons
Manic Manta Day - the 2 best dive sites to spot manta's
PADI Scuba Diver - 2 days
Discover Scuba Diving 2 dives - 1 day
PADI Tune Up 3 dives - 1 day
PADI Open Water Course - 3 days
PADI Advanced Open Water Course - 2 days
Emergency First Response - 1 day
PADI Rescue Diver - 2 days
PADI Divemaster - 8 weeks
Master Cabin 2018
Double Cabin 2018
Twin Cabin 2018
There are multiple flights daily from Jakarta and Bali to Labuan Bajo
Flight compagnies to Labuan Bajo (LBJ):
Garuda Airlines (directly from Jakarta)
General Ticket Websites:
If you have questions concerning getting here don't hesitate to ask us.