The charm of Labuan Bajo is so difficult to resist. Go on an adventure and meet Komodo dragons in Komodo National Park, enjoy stunning views of the many islands, sunbathe on white sandy beaches and discover the magnificent underwater world.
For your next adventure in Labuan Bajo, head to Kanawa Island.
Read this article to find your important guide to Kanawa Island. We have prepared the information you need!
Kanawa, The Island of Peaceful Wonders
Kanawa Island is located not far from Komodo and Rinca Islands and within the territory of Komodo National Park. At about 32 hectares, it’s not too big, but the charm of the island shouldn’t be underestimated.
As soon as you arrive, you’ll be greeted by pristine beaches, turquoise waters, beautiful views of neighboring islands, colorful coral reefs and the sounds of nature. The perfect place for those who seek calmness.
Way to Get There
Kanawa Island is located just 15 kilometers from Labuan Bajo, making it easily accessible. First, make sure you land safely at Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo. You can then continue on the speedboat for approximately 1 hour or if you book a service from Waturanda Trip, it’s all included directly from Labuan Bajo.
The island also has a resort called Kanawa Beach Resort. A complimentary shuttle boat service is available to guests of this resort. This shuttle boat departs from Labuan Bajo to Kanawa Island daily at 12:00 PM WITA. Meanwhile, the boat back to Labuan Bajo departs at 08:00 WITA.
Things to Do in Kanawa Island
Are you ready to relax and enjoy this island?
Snorkeling and Diving
When you first arrive at the pier, you will be instantly mesmerized by the crystal clear turquoise waters. Get your swimsuit and snorkel or scuba gear ready and let’s dive into the water! With Waturanda Trip, the gears are provided.
The marine life around Kanawa Island is known as it’s one of the best dive sites in Komodo National Park. You can see and meet colorful coral reefs, thousands of small fish and amazing sea creatures such as starfish, crabs and manta rays. It’s sure to be an unforgettable experience.
Hiking to the top of Kanawa Hill
There is a relatively easy hill in the middle of this island. All you have to do is trek a little! You will be spoiled by breathtaking panoramas of the sea and remote islands. It’s definitely a great place to take pictures.
Relax on the Beach
Relax on the white sand beach during your stay in Kanawa Island. Immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere and you will definitely feel refreshed!
Children will be happy if you go with them! Put away your devices and roam the beach freely, dip your toes in the water, learn to kayak or build a sandcastle. Seeing her happy face is so precious.
Watch the Sunset
After a long day of outdoor activities, there’s nothing better than sitting on the beach and watching the sun go down. The blue sky slowly fades away, giving way to an orange glow and a touch of warmth.
Stay at Kanawa Beach Resort
Want to stay longer on Kanawa Island? Kanawa Beach Resort has your back and is ready to meet your needs!
The only accommodation on the island with comfortable rooms to rest. Apart from that, it also offers amenities like free wifi and free shuttle boat service. Plan your trip to Kanawa Island with
What a great idea to visit Kanawa Island on your next tropical trip. The best time to visit the island is usually June to August, when there is little rainfall. Always remember to protect yourself with sunscreen!
Are you ready to go to Labuan Bajo and enjoy Kanawa Island? Book the best Labuan Bajo tour operator only on waturandatrip.com and enjoy living on board to the spectacular places around Labuan Bajo!