traveling tips in Komodo Island

there are some tips for your island Komodo journey:

  1. Do not go alone. Better to go with a tour guide or park ranger.
  2. Do not disturb or feed the dragons. Though his movement is slow and lazy, this animal may suddenly become aggressive and moving quickly.
  3. When doing trekking, take a forked stick. Komodo dragons are usually afraid of being bullied by a stick.
  4. Wear shoes. The island of Komodo, Rinca, and Pidar has 12 species and 3 of them poisonous snakes, green snakes that live in trees, cobra and Russell’s viper pit that live in savanna grassland soil.
  5. Women who are menstruating should report to the guide or officer of the island so much attention. Komodo has a keen sense of smell and can become aggressive if the smell of blood.
  6. Bring insect repellent or use repellents.
  7. Most places on the island of Komodo and Rinca is savanna grassland flammable during the dry season, so no smoking and start a fire.

For more information contact:

Komodo Marine National Park Office
Jl. Labuan Bajo Kasimo
West Flores, East Nusa Tenggara 86 445
phone: +62 385 41004
Fax     : +62 385 41006
e-mail: tnkomodo@indosat.org
http://www.komodonationalpark.org

Putri Naga Komodo PT
Bali Branch
Jl. Pengembak 2 Sanur 80228, Bali
phone : +62 381 780 2408
Fax      : +62 361 747 4398
e-mail: info@putrikomodo.com
http://www.gokomodo.org

Labuan Bajo
Gg.Masjid, Kampung Cempa. Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai 86 554. East Nusa Tenggara.
phone : +62 385 41448
fax        : +62 385 41225
http://www.floreskomodo.com

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