Padar Island, Komodo National Park
Posted On March 7, 2021
Padar Island is located in Komodo National Park. It is one of the larger islands in Komodo National Park. The topography of the island is rugged with steep hills set against deep bays.
Padar has a dry climate, it has only bushes and grassland covering the island. There are 4 deep bays with different white-sand beaches. There are also some beaches with pink sand and grey. The sea around the island has some of the best dive sites and snorkeling.
The island offers a spectacular view and great island formation. This is also one of the recommended places if you are a photography enthusiast or a professional. Hiking on the island for about 20 minutes to get to the top, enjoy a great view of the island.
Getting to Padar Island
The best way to get to Padar is by renting a boat from Labuan Bajo. The boat offers daily trips to the island, including visits to other destinations in Komodo National Park. There are a variety of Komodo trips to be offered by tour operators in Labuan Bajo. Below are some recommendations for the Komodo tour including a visit to Padar Island:
- Komodo speedboat tour 10 hours from Labuan Bajo
- 2 day Komodo live board trip from Labuan Bajo
- 3 days 2 nights Komodo Dragon tour
For any other arrangements, pricing and schedules you can visit Komodo tour packages from Labuan Bajo and Lombok. Enjoy the discounts offered by the company.
Best Time to Visit
Indonesia has two seasons every year; rainy season and dry season. The rainy season is coming from October to April every year. While the dry season is coming from May to September every year.
We assume that the best time to visit the island is during the dry season. However, you can also visit the island during the rainy season, especially if you love diving. In the rainy season, the island is very green, and not so many people visit the island.