To visit the Komodo National Park everybody will be charged an entrance fee according to the activity you will do. Komodo is one of the National Parks with the most types of entrance tickets in Indonesia, there are entrance tickets, trekking tickets, wildlife observation tickets, trekking tickets, snorkeling tickets, boat tickets, ranger fees for trekking on Komodo Island and Rinca Island. Here is the detail of the tickets fee:
– Entrance ticket fee for visitors to the Komodo National Park
For entrance tickets to the Komodo National Park are different on the weekend and weekday. The entrance ticket is Rp. 150,000 on weekday and Rp. 225,000 on weekend.
– Snorkeling ticket fee
One of the activities we can do in the Komodo National Park is snorkeling, there are many snorkeling spots that we can explore such as at Pink beach, Long beach, Manta Point, Siaba, Taka Makassar, Gili Lawa and others. To do this activity we are charged an entrance ticket of Rp. 15,000 per person.
– Wildlife observation ticket fee
There are two islands where we can meet with Komodo, on Komodo Island and Rinca Island. To see this komodo dragon we are charged an entrance fee of Rp. 10,000 per person.
– Trekking ticket fee
Not only famous for its underwater, the landscape of small islands scattered in the Komodo National Park is also interesting to explore such as Padar Island, Siaba Island, Gili Lawa Island and others. To enjoy it we can trek to the top of the hill and the entrance fee charged is Rp. 5,000 per person.
– Fishing and Canoeing ticket fee
For visitors with special interests such as fishing and traveling around using small boats such as kayaks and canoes there is also a special fee that must be paid, which is Rp. 25,000 per person.
– Ranger ticket fee
When trekking to meet with Komodo both on Rinca Island and Komodo Island we must be accompanied by a special guide from the National Park or often called a ranger. The cost of ticket fee for one way for 5 people is Rp. 80,000.
– Boat entence ticket fee
Tourism boat entering the waters area of the Komodo National Park are also charged an entrance fee. The fee is different according to the type of boat used. For small boat and medium boat the costs is Rp. 100,000 per day, larger boat such as boat ships Rp. 150,000 per day and the most expensive is for cruise ships which usually carry hundreds of passengers directly from abroad up to Rp. 50,000,000 per day.
There is also a fee for special tourism such as night trekking and birdwatching, which is Rp. 750,000 per person. For those who bring a drone, a special fee of Rp. 1,000,000 per day.
Apart from the Komodo National Park, there are also entrance fee from West Manggarai Regional Government, namely tourist entrance tickets and snorkelling tickets. For the entrance fee is Rp. 100,000 As for the snorkeling ticket costs Rp. 50,000.
All entrance tickets above are valid for one person in one day, so if the next day is still inside the Komodo National Park area, then you must pay the entrance fee according to the activities you do. In the Komodo National Park there is no special price for foreigners living in Indonesia (KITAS/KITAP holder).
But certainly the ticket for 14 million rupiah that is often reported is not true, it is only a proposal from the governor of West Nusa Tenggara that has not been approved by the central government under KLHK as the holder of the National Park.
Here are some options for Boat Tour around Komodo National Park: