Padar Island, Explore the Beauty of East Nusa Tenggara

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Padar Island, the third largest island after Komodo and Rinca islands in the Komodo National Park. This island is not as famous as the other two islands but its beauty is no less beautiful than the two islands. Geographically, Padar Island is closer to Rinca Island. Even though it is located in the Komodo National Park area, this island is not a Komodo dragon habitat because of the broken food chain. 

padar island scenery

Padar island, Best Spot for Trekking

The attraction of this island is the stunning scenery. Most tourists visit Padar Island and do trekking activities. It does take a lot of energy but it’s not in vain after seeing the atmosphere above the stunning evidence. This island has a hill that is higher than other islands so you can see the sights of other tourist spots. 

trekking in padar island

For beginners, it’s best to bring a trekking stick to maintain balance. Unfortunately, no public boats reach this location. To enjoy the beauty of this island, you must join the Padar island tour

The closest spot to pink beach

You only need 40 minutes to reach Pink Beach from Padar because it is closer than other islands. For you snorkeling lovers, you can enjoy this one water activity and enjoy the underwater scenery. Pink beach is very popular among domestic and foreign tourists.

pink beach - Komodo National Park

You can enjoy the expanse of clear blue sea and pink sand which is a unique beach attraction. The coral reefs at Pink Beach are usually pink in color. The coral reefs hit by the waves were destroyed and the debris mixed with white sand. This is what causes the sand to be pink.

If you follow a private liveaboard, you can ask to enjoy dinner along the beach while enjoying the sunset. Padar island tour can add to the list of the best vacations, and memorable adventures.  

How to reach Padar Island?

The best route before reaching Padar Island is of course from Bali. Bali, the world’s popular tourist destination that you must visit before heading to Padar. Bali has an airport that is well connected with international flights or domestic flights from various cities in Indonesia.

Bali International Airport

From Bali, you can go to Labuan Bajo by plane or boat. You can choose domestic flights, Air Asia, Batik Air, Garuda Indonesia, Citilink Indonesia, and Wings Air.

Komodo National Park is growing in popularity and there are more and more flight options to reach Labuan Bajo. Labuan Bajo is the starting point for your adventurous journey to explore Padar island. You can use a public boat, or rent a liveaboard for those of you who want to enjoy a more private vacation.