Destinations

Kelor Island, Labuan Bajo

Kelor Island

Kelor Island is a small island located in Komodo National Park. The island is quiet and peaceful, there is no population. However, you can enjoy this island on a day trip from Labuan Bajo.

If you are landscape photography, Kelor is also the recommended spot to have a great shot. There is a jetty that makes this island more beautiful for a photoshoot. It looks so green when you visit the island from October to March.

During the dry season, from April to September, the island probably looks a little bit dry. You do not have to smoke while on the island, especially during the dry season.

What Best things to do on the island?

Pulau Kelor or Kelor Island is one of the stunning tiny islands that offer a variety of activities to do. The island is peaceful, with beautiful white sand beaches, rich underwater marine life, and spectacular views. For those who want to enjoy the island, below are the recommended activities to do:

  • Snorkeling and swimming. Kelor island has colorful fish and beautiful coral gardens, it is a perfect island for snorkeling.
  • Hiking to the top of the island and enjoy a spetacular views. It is recomended for those who want to have a great picture or if yoour are a landscapes photograper.
  • Lounge on a white sand beaches, take a walk aloong the beach. You can also enjoy your time on the jetty and taking pictures.

Getting to Kelor Island

The best access to the island is by boat from Labuan Bajo. The boat tour from Labuan Bajo offers daily departure. You can choose to go on a private trip or shared tour arrangements.

If you are in Bali, Jakarta, or other cities in Indonesia, you can take a flight to Labuan Bajo. And then join a boat tour to Komodo National Park. Find the one that includes a visit to Kelor on it.

Another best way to visit the island is joining a boat trip from Lombok or Bali. The boat tour from Lombok departs three times a week. Besides, visiting Kelor and Komodo National Park, you will also visit Lombok and Sumbawa. You will have 4 days and 3 nights on this trip and will end in Labuan Bajo.

Accommodation and Restaurants on the Island

Accommodations are not available on the island. All you need to do is you can stay in Labuan Bajo before joining the trip. However, if you join the overnight tour using a Phinisi Liveaboard, you will stay on the boat. And will stop for a day’s activities on this island.

Restaurants are also not available on the island. For those who join the day tour with a high speedboat, you will get a lunch box. And for those who join a Liveaboard, you will have all meals on the boat.

Another possibility to stop for a great time during the Komodo tour is to stop at Angel Island. Ther is a Le pirate restaurant that serves a variety of foods. You can have a great time here while enjoying the beautiful beach.

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