After a week in Sebayur Island, you will feel regenerated. Forget about the hordes of tourists, this dive resort is the only one on the island! With 16 bungalows, it is located close to the best dive sites of North Komodo. Famous for its dragons, Komodo National Park is also a paradise for macro and pelagic lovers, with its majestic manta rays. At night, watch the sunset on Komodo Island from the beach bar. Whether you want to be active or just chill out, everything is possible!
The buildings are constructed with teak wood that is either recycled or sourced from controlled plantations.
Who Is It For?
For both pelagic and macro lovers, you must be prepared to face strong currents, sometimes up-and-down currents.
Non-diving partners are also welcome; other activities are possible, such as spa, snorkeling, an open-air small gym, daily excursions in the Komodo Park, and Komodo dragons in Rinca Island.
Kids from 0 to 2 years receive a €25 discount per night.
Beachfront bungalow with either double or twin beds. Private bathroom with hot water. Air conditioning, fan, minibar, Wi-Fi, and a spacious terrace with sea view
3 meals a day, coffee and tea at meals, and drinking water 24 hours. Continental and Indonesian breakfast buffet, Indonesian lunch, and Italian dinner
Diving package includes 2 morning boat dives. Additional dives possible upon request with additional cost
Airport pickup and transfer by car to the resort office in Labuan Bajo
Free shuttle boat from Labuan Bajo harbour to the Resort and back
What's not included?
The Komodo Marine Park Fee: IDR 250,000 (about ... EUR) per person per day
Rental equipment, diving courses, extra trips, and excursions - request a quote
Flights or overnight stays at hotels in Labuan Bajo
Komodo National Park is a World Heritage Site and a Man and Biosphere Reserve recognized by UNESCO
Komodo National Park is situated on Lintah Strait, where the Indian and Pacific Oceans meet. With three straits, the waters converge daily forming a nutrient-rich blend that attracts a full array of marine life.
More than a thousand species of fish, some 260 species of reef-building coral, and 70 species of sponges.
Sharks, manta rays, at least 14 species of whales, dolphins, dugongs, sea turtles, giant trevally, schools of Anthias, Wrasses, Angelfish, and Giant Trevally can all be found in these waters.
Season: High season is from April to December
Currents: Strong currents year-round as this is where the Pacific and Indian Oceans come together. Frequent up and down currents and strong tidal movement depending on the moon.
Visibility:25 to 35 m (80 to 115 ft)
Water Temperature:27° to 28°C (81° to 82°F)
Depth: Mostly deep dives
Located at the heart of Lintah Strait, with the most famous dive sites of North Komodo nearby—definitely less time spent on the boat than if you go diving from Labuan Bajo!
Seventeen close-by top dive sites can be reached between 20 minutes and one and a half hours by boat.
Up to four dives a day
Dive sites include: Batu Bolong, Castle Rock, Crystal Rock, The Cauldron, Toko Toko, The Golden Passage, Tatawa Besar, Tatawa Kecil, Makesser Reef or Manta Point, Sebayur Central, Sebayur West, Mawan, Siaba Besar, Siaba Kecil, Pulau Tengah, Lonely Tree and Winilu
Operator with over 15 years of experience in the area
PADI dive resort
Courses from beginner to Divemaster
Instruction in English, Italian, French, Spanish, Dutch, German and Indonesian
Maximum five guests per dive guide
Equipment Recommended: Dive computer, surface marker buoy (SMB), and a whistle.
Insurance: Both dive insurance and travel insurance are mandatory. We recommend DAN Europe, which has plans to cover both—ask us for a quote.
Nearest Hyperbaric Chamber: Siloam Hospital installed a new chamber in Komodo in 2019.
Visas, Flights, and More!
Many nationalities are eligible to enter and remain in Indonesia without a visa for 30 days. Others need to obtain a Visa on Arrival for 30 days at the major entry points to Indonesia. Visa on Arrival costs $37 (about ... EUR) and usually can be extended for another 30 days.
Passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival and have one full blank page
Must be able to show an onward ticket that departs before your visa expires
You need to go to Labuan Bajo, on Flores Island, Indonesia:
Operating companies are Garuda, Wings Air, or Lion Air. There are about 6 flights per day from Bali to Labuan Bajo (1h25 min flight time)
Next step is reaching Sebayur Island: airport pick-up and transfer by car to the resort office in Labuan Bajo is included. There is a once-a-day free shuttle boat from Labuan Bajo Harbour to the Resort on Sebayur Island. From Labuan Bajo to Sebayur: departure at 12:45 pm. From Sebayur to Labuan Bajo: departure at 07:30 am. Travel time: 1h30min. Different schedules or faster boats (35 min) are available with a surcharge and upon request
Don't forget your walking shoes for Komodo National Park
Bring sunscreen, a hat, mosquito repellent, a rash guard, and a sweater or light-weight jacket