Manjarite Island, Amazing Coral Gardens

Manjarite Island, Amazing Coral Gardens

Manjarite Island is an island located within Komodo National Park. It is an island with amazing coral gardens and colorful fish. A perfect place to go for snorkeling. Manjarite is an inhabitant which is looking peaceful, perfect to spend your day on a Komodo boat tour.

On Manjarite, you will also enjoy a beautiful white sand beach or just take pictures on the wooden jetty. Not know if this jetty belongs to whom, but it is just a perfect playground while enjoying this amazing place. Manjarite also has turquoise water surrounding the island.

For most boat tours, this island is one of the destinations that has to be listed on the tour itinerary. The island is close to the mainland, the Western tip of Flores Island. It is approximately an hour by slow boat from Labuan Bajo.

How to get to Manjarite Island?

Before getting to Manjarite Island, you will first get to Labuan Bajo, West Flores. Labuan Bajo is the main entrance to visit the Komodo National Park. It is a small town with good vibes for tourists from around the globe.

At Labuan Bajo, you will easily find hotels, from homestays to star hotels. Restaurants, cafes, and bars are also spread around the main tourist area.

Here is how to get to Labuan Bajo:
  • Flight from Denpasar, Bali to Komodo Airport, Labuan Bajo. The flight will take approximately 1 hour. Airplanes from Balir or other cities in Indonesia frequently operate daily to Labuan Bajo. You can book an early flight, mid-day, or afternoon. If you do a Komodo tour on the same day of arrival, booking an early flight from Bali is advised.
  • A big ship from Bali or Lombok. PELNI is one of the best ways to get to Labuan Bajo. This ship runs two times from Benoa Bali to Labuan Bajo port. It will take approximately 32 hours to get there.

Once you arrive in Labuan Bajo, you can search for a boat tour to Manjarite Island. The boat tours commonly depart every day. They have a day tour and a Liveaboard tour with a Phinisi boat tour. Just select the best way to your travel style.

What to Experience On the Island?

Manjarite Island is popular as one of the best snorkeling spots in the Komodo National Park area. The island also offers beautiful beaches, turquoise water, and a perfect white sand beach. Manjarite lagoon is the best recommended for underwater activities.

Here is what to experience while you visit the Island:

  • Snorkeling is one of the best options in this place. Manjarite has colorful fish and amazing coral gardens. You will enjoy exploring this amazing underwater life.
  • Relax on the white sand beach. Enjoy the peaceful vibes of the Island and the sunbathing.
  • Take a picture at the jetty or jumping into the crystal clear water. Swim around and enjoy it.

For more activities on your Komodo boat tours, you can find them on each tour package. A shared luxury Komodo tour package is one of the best tours to explore Manjarite Lagoon.

Do I Need to Pay an Entrance Fee on Manjarite Lagoon?

No, you do not have to pay the entrance fee. The entrance fee is count together with the Komodo entrance fee. You will pay only one entrance fee for all the activities at the Komodo National Park.

The entrance fee cost is approximately IDR 500.000 per person. This cost will be paid once you get to Komodo National Park. It is a cash payment basis. Therefore you have to bring enough cash once joining a Komodo Island tour.

You may visit our page Komodo National Park entrance fees for more details. You can also find the information on the entrance fee cost on each of our Komodo luxury tour packages.

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