Kelor Island is one of the tourist destinations when you visit Komodo National Park. The island is often part of the Flores itinerary due to its romantic atmosphere, where tourists can enjoy spectacular views.
Kelor Island is really amazing. This island has become a stopover as tourists using tourist boats stop at this island before continuing their journey. However, it turns out that the appeal of Kelor Island is extraordinary. There are so magnificent views here.
About Kelor Island
For tourists visiting Labuan Bajo, sailing in Labuan Bajo is a great opportunity not to miss. This is because many islands can only be visited by sea, one of them is Kelor Island.
Kelor Island has a lot of beauty that is rarely seen anywhere else. In fact, apart from the landscapes, it is also interesting to observe the history of Kelor Island. Here you will find unique buildings, sea views and much more. Check the following information.
1. View of Kelor island
This island has several beautiful scenery. The sandy beach is white, with the colors of sea water, which is also very clear. From the island, you can see the surrounding islands, which are usually green because they are covered with grassy vegetation. Being a popular tourist destination, you will also see many tourists visiting.
There are also hills on the island that you can climb. When you reach the top of the mountain, you can see very beautiful blue sea water and colorful corals on the coast. The hills of this island are not green, especially in summer, but a dry savanna that is brown in color.
2. Activities in Kelor Island
This island is a destination for tourists who like the natural beach and its underwater landscapes. The clear water supports snorkeling to see the underwater riches. There are coral reefs and also colorful fish ready to spoil people’s eyes. At the same time, the calm nature of the sea water is perfect for swimming.
Due to its calming atmosphere, this island is often used only for coastal walks. You can take photos with a great background. The landscape of this island is not too big, so exploring it while walking around the island is not so tiring.
The view is amazing when tourists decide to walk up the mountain. Indeed, from the top of the hill, there is a panoramic view that is exceptionally beautiful, but it takes a lot more effort to reach it. The height of the hill is about 5 degrees, so going up and down the hill is tiring. It only takes 20 minutes to reach the top.
3. How to get to Kelor Island
The excursion program of the Komodo National Park includes this island as one destination. Travel time from the center of Labuan Bajo to the island usually takes about an hour by boat or half an hour by speedboat. Although the size of the island is small, this island is a recommended place to visit.
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4. Services on Kelor Island
There are no amenities, accommodation, restaurants or just snacks on the island. You can only stop on this island temporarily to play in the water, sunbathe or camp. Therefore, take your snacks with you when you visit. For an overnight stay, you can choose the center of Labuan Bajo, which is more lively and more accessible.
5. Tips for visiting Kelor Island
There are many activities that you can do on this island that you should be prepared for. If you want to hike, prepare your fitness and proper equipment like mountaineering shoes. The hills of the island are quite slippery and steep, so wearing normal shoes is dangerous.
Kelor Island Labuan Bajo is recommended to visit in summer. Since it gets hot at noon, pack clothes that reflect sunlight to avoid overheating. Don’t forget to wear hats, skin and face creams and goggles. Unless you come here to sunbathe on the white sand.
Actually there are a lot of other stunning locations you may explore in Labuan Bajo, but we’ll tell you in the article after this one. We hope this article is helpful and see you on board!
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