Kalong Island is located between a small group of islands in the area of Komodo National Park. The island is famous for its millions of bats of various sizes. They are normally come out when the sunset time.
This island is a mangrove forest area whose role is important in the balance of nature, especially the oceans. As the original habitat of bats, Kalong becomes one of the beautiful destinations to visit.
At the sunset time, Kalong Island usually busy with some travel boats. The island is also the location for ship anchor and they will overnight here. The reason for boat stay overnight on this island is considering the tide currents of the Flores sea.
Beside the sea condition reason, Kalong is also the close island to Rinca Island. So it will easy to get the next morning trip to Rinca. It is also a close place to Komodo Island.
Getting to Kalong Island
Kalong Island has located about 8 km from the Port of Labuan Bajo. The island can be reached with sea travel for approximately 1 hour. Choose to go on a speedboat tour or liveaboard, both are good for your travel to Kalong.
Labuan Bajo is the capital city of Wes Manggarai, Flores in the East Nusa Tenggara. The city is the place where you will start the Komodo Island tour. Most of the visitors are staying here before continuing the trip to Komodo National Park.
Keep in mind that travel to Komodo is not an easier thing to do, choose the best tour agency. It is great for your Komodo tour. Some online travel agencies also offer a private trip to Kalong.
Travel to Kalong Island From Lombok
There are some of our Komodo tour packages from Lombok which include the visit to Kalong. Our 4 days Lombok Komodo tour will offer a stop at Kalong Island. We also offer the 3 days Komodo tour from Labuan Bajo.
Our Lombok tour offers a wide arrangement to Komodo Island and beyond. We have scheduled 3 times a week for the Komodo trip from Lombok. Book in advance to get a special offer from Lombok to Komodo.
Boat trip from Lombok to Komodo is designed for the longest-running and suits to your adventure. It is one of the best Komodo boat tours from Lombok. Professional boat crews and licensed captains will always with you along the trip.