Being the only place on the world where you can see the last dragon roaming in the wild with unparalleled natural scenery on the surrounding, Komodo has become one of the most-sought destinations for many travelers. But the Komodo dragons won’t be the only thing. Located in Komodo National Park archipelago, Labuan Bajo, Flores, this far-flung destination offers beautiful sailing trip which will last a lifetime. Indonesian modern schooner “phinisi” boats are common choice to travel within the park and taste the beauty of each island. Among these choices, Komodo cruises Labuan Bajo stands among the best choice—and also a great place to practice green travel. You know, to help Komodo stay as pristine and as wild as it firstly found.
Simple Green Travel Tips to Do in Komodo Cruises Labuan Bajo
Reuse Your Towel
If you have done your research, you would know that Komodo cruises Labuan Bajo is one of the type of boat in Komodo with hotel-standard facility. That means they would apply the same level of service, which includes changing your towel regularly. Asking for new towels each time means wasting detergent. And when you are sailing on the sea, lots of usage of detergents is obviously not good for the marine environment.
Reduce Water & Electricity Consumption on Komodo Cruises Labuan Bajo
This should be a path to take whenever you go, but it get especially important on the crise as they usually has limited amount of water and electricity onboard.
Be Easy with Soaps and Chemical Liquids
Generally, cruise line has bed rep for polluting the ocean—especially the mega cruisers. Now, Komodo cruises Labuan Bajo might be more careful on that, regarding their size and and the protected water of the national park. But just as you know, everything on the ship would be flushed right to the ocean—including your bubbles of soaps. As we are still dealing with this waste proble, the best you can do is taking bath moderately!
Finish Your Meals
So that there’s no left-over food to be dumped on the sea.
Bring Your Own Toiletries
So that there are no more disposable, one time toothbrushes and hair cap floating on Flores Sea.
Use Your Own Water Bottle
—or use the one provided by your Komodo cruises abuan Bajo for the rest of the trip. That means refill the water whenever there’s any opportunity instead of getting a new one each time.
Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints
That means resist the urgency of bottling up some of Komodo’s pretty pink beach. Remember, for each bottled sands, you’ll leave the beach less pink for future visitors.
When Hiking in Komodo
Hiking is one of the most popular activity to do in Komodo’s many islands. When hiking, stay on the established tracks and resist the temptation of making a new one unless necessary. You know,let the grasses life in peace.
When Diving in Komodo’s Underwater
Much like hiking, diving and snorkelling is one of the must-do in Komodo, especially as Komodo cruises Labuan Bajo can take you to any dive site you want. Maintaining the health of marine life during the underwater activity, however, is extremely important—whether you are practicing green travel or not. By any means, do not touch the corals when you are diving/ snorkelling or string up the sediments. Your careless curiosity can damage the fragile ecosystem on coral reefs.