Plataran Boats

Location: Eastern Indonesia | Indonesia

Price guide: £££££ More than £500 per person per night

An excursion on the Plataran Boats is ideal for those wanting a short trip during which they can make the most of their time in and around the striking Komodo Island. The Plataran resort’s boats offer a three-night itinerary with comfortable lodgings, allowing you to swim, snorkel and of course, encounter the notorious Komodo dragon.
Perfect forGroups who want to explore the Indonesian Islands but only want a short trip.
In the knowThe chances of spotting a Komodo dragon are actually much higher on Rinca Island than on Komodo Island, due to its grassy fields and dense forests.

Recommended for...

  • Off the Beaten Track
  • Private Groups
  • Romantic
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview


Komodo Island and the surrounding area.

Rooms at Plataran Boats

The rooms onboard the Plataran Boats are simple and comfortable and differ depending on which boat you choose. The basic accommodation has six cabins with two bathrooms, a dining area and a sundeck, where as the more luxurious boats have six cabins each with ensuite bathrooms, an additional lounging space and an outdoor eating area.

Food and Facilities

The upper deck of the boat is a great place to take in the ocean views and soak up some rays. The cost of the trip will include your lunches and non-alcoholic drinks, the entrance fee to the Rinca Island National Park, and all of your snorkelling equipment during your stay. In the evening you can cook up a storm in the galley kitchen and dine with friends, then chill-out in the lounge.

Activities at Plataran Boats

The Komodo trip starts in Sebayor Island where you’ll get to snorkel in turquoise waters. After sailing to Loh Liang, you’ll see the Komodo Dragons on Komodo Island. Next, lie back and relax at the world heritage site of Pink Beach, known by the locals as Pantai Merah. Be amazed by the awe-inspiring scenery of Rinca Island, then round off this impressive trip by swimming in the ocean in front of Kenawa Island.

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