Labuan Bajo is very famous for its Komodo National Park. The last Komodo dragon habitat in the world has become one of Indonesia’s leading tourism destinations. Apparently, not only known as the habitat of Komodo dragons, but Labuan Bajo also has many tourist attractions that are no less beautiful than Komodo National Park.
Located at the west entrance of East Nusa Tenggara, Labuan Bajo is synonymous with beautiful beaches and beautiful hills that are often recommended as a place to enjoy the sunset. In addition, here there is also a cave which is proof that Labuan Bajo was once under the sea. If you have plans to visit Labuan Bajo, these five tourist attractions should be on your itinerary list!
- Mirror Cave
Mirror Cave is a place that is proof that Labuan Bajo was once in the sea. Visiting this place will make you enjoy beautiful natural attractions while learning history. At first, the Mirror Cave was in the sea, but the cave lifted to the mainland due to the earthquake.
If you want to explore the cave, visitors need to be accompanied by a guide to tell the complete history of the Mirror Cave. To maintain security, you will be loaned a helmet when entering the cave. Mirror Cave consists of stalactite rocks that are quite low and narrow. When you enter, get ready to be stunned by the view of the sun coming in from the sidelines of the cave.
- Rangko Cave
Besides Mirror Cave, Labuan Bajo also has Rangko Cave. This cave is unique because n it there is a small pool whose water comes from the sea. Goa Rangko has cavities that connect the pool with the open sea. This cave can be reached by crossing from Rangko Village for 15-20 minutes using a motor boat.
Rangko Cave consists of stalactite stones with various shapes inside. When you enter the cave area, you don’t need to be afraid because there are no bats here, like in caves in general. Instead, you will feel a quiet atmosphere when you come here. You should avoid coming during the rainy season because you need to be extra careful with the soil and rocks, which are quite slippery when stepped on.
- Pede Beach
Pede Beach is one of the beaches which is a short distance from Jalan Soekarno Hatta, Labuan Bajo. This beach has white sand and many trees along the beach. Relax while watching the sailing ships you can do here.
In addition, you can also play in the water because the current is quite calm. You can choose Pede Beach as a destination before or after sailing Komodo. Because of its location close to the center of Labuan Bajo’s center, Pede Beach is very easy to reach by tourists.
- Amelia Hill
Labuan Bajo is surrounded by sea and hills. For those of you who want to see the view of the hills along with the gradations of the high seas, just come to Amelia Hill. Besides seeing Amelia Hill, you can also visit Waecicu Beach and Cinta Hill because they are located close together. Amelia Hill is not very high, so it is easier to climb. Tired of climbing the beautiful scenery will pay off the hill. If you want to see sunset and sunrise views, Amelia Hill is the answer.
- Cunca Rami
In addition to hills, beaches, and Komodo Park, Labuan Bajo also has amazing waterfalls. This one destination is still not widely known. The route to get there is not yet official, and the local community is still helping to assist. In other words, this tourist attraction is one of the hidden paradises in Labuan Bajo.
Located about 40 km from Labuan Bajo, Cunca Rami is one of the hidden waterfalls in Flores. You need to cross Trans Flores, then enter the rural road, and after arriving at Wae Lolos Village, you will be accompanied by residents to arrive at Cunca Rami. Even though you have to walk for 45 minutes, the fatigue will instantly disappear after meeting the sights in front of your eyes.
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