When you think about a cruise ship, you might picturing a large carbon fibre vessel with as much as 5,000 passengers onboard. But here in Labuan Bajo, their take of small ship cruising is rather different.
Instead of carbon-fibre plastics, the Komodo cruises in Labuan Bajo is entirely made of wood. It’s built following pinisi model, Indonesian traditional schooner. Rather than your usual cruise, think of a luxury design of Pirate of the Caribbean’s ships, which blends so beautifully with Komodo’s jagged islands and pristine sea. These cruisers can be privately chartered or enjoyed with no more than 15 people on board. It brings intimacy and exceptional services for travelers who enjoy a fus of thrilling adventure with pampering luxury.
Being on a private boat with dozens of other people is no different than sailing with your personal yacht. You can be very private and self contained and, at the same time, easily remember the names of fellow travelers and soon sharing stories of the day around the loungers. And when you are enjoying your time in the ship, ships crew are waiting around the corner, and will gladly offering help whenever you need it.
Komodo cruise is probably the comfiest way to travel around the Flores Sea. If you think about it again, living for several days in the cruise ship is just like sleeping in a private floating holiday resort. It’s one kind of vessel that takes you into a wild frontier exploration without ever having to leave creature comforts behind. Interior of the boats is tastefully decorated with an eye for detail, leaving a very pleasant design to dwell in that will make you feel reluctant to go back to the land. Facilites are definitely on par with star hotel and yet, this floating resort is also equipped with a range of water sport equipments that you can choose. Kayak, canoe, and diving gears—sometimes even with a dive master onboard—are available to enrich your sailing experience.
Next is the itinerary. Komodo cruise will take you high on life—visiting Komodo’s best places that seems like they fell straight from the heaven during the earth’s creation. Often times, private cruises in Komodo let you to tailor your own itinerary in line with your needs. That is, if you are a keen diver, you can skip some of the minor islands and focus on exploring Komodo’s best and purest diving sites. You can fill the whole day by trekking to various islands, choose a favorite spot for sunset chill, or spare whole three hours in noon just in the boat, relaxing and enjoying the idyllic setting to the max.