Indonesia, the only country with Komodo dragons in the wild, wants to double the number of tourists at a national park where many of the animals live. Conservationists warn against too many tourists.
Source: Amid Tourism Push, Concern Grows Over Indonesia’s Komodo Dragons
As the dry season approaches, now is the perfect time to visit and immerse yourself in one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
Source: Ten reasons to visit Komodo National Park in 2019
Ask any diver where they would like to visit in Indonesia and the #1 response will undoubtedly be Raja Ampat…
Source: Komodo – The Overlooked Dive Destination of Indonesia
One of Indonesia’s hottest tourism destinations Komodo National Park may be inaccessible next year, as the government gears up to make a final decision on a year-long shutdown slated to begin on January 2020.
Source: Government to go ahead with Komodo National Park closure in 2020
Located between Sumbawa and Flores islands, Komodo National Park is home to approximately 2,762 Komodo dragons as well as 3,900 deer. The park is also a popular destination for tourists, especially from overseas. The ministry recorded a significant increase in international tourists from 125,069 in 2017 to 159,217 in 2018.
Source: Komodo Park temporary shutdown plan meets resistance
Indonesia is set to become the latest Asian nation to step up the battle against overtourism, with plans afoot in the paradise island of Bali for an environment tax for visitors and the possible closure this year of the world-famous Komodo national park to help save its skinny dragons.
Source: Indonesia mulls Komodo dragon park closure and Bali tax to fight overtourism
Indonesia is a treasure trove of places to visit and adventure activities to do. This list will help you plan your trip to this magical country.
Source: 15 Best Things To Do In Indonesia On Your Vacation
Searching for gorgeous scenery, untouched beaches and thrilling adventures? Walk with giant lizards and swim with manta rays in Komodo National Park and West Flores!
Source: 5D4N Adventure scenic itinerary to Komodo Islands + West Flores: Walk with dragons, swim with manta rays, explore a pink beach!