It is one of nature’s truly heart thudding, soul shuddering experiences.
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Promotion by an international celebrity could help boost the popularity of one of the region’s main attractions: Komodo Island.
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Fees to enter the UNESCO World Heritage Site may soon jump from $10 to $1,000.
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After months of uncertainty, the Indonesian government has announced that the popular destination will not be closing to tourists. Instead, the number of visitors will be limited and a two-tier ‘membership’ scheme will be implemented.
Source: Komodo National Park is staying open, but at US$1,000 to visit its dragons, will anyone go?
Komodo Island, home to the famed Komodo dragons, will now remain open next year, but with a hugely inflated entry price. Visitors could previously access the Indonesian island and Unesco World…
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More than 176,000 people visited Komodo National Park in 2018, with many coming just to see the nearly 2,000 giant lizards.
Source: Indonesia to restrict but not ban tourists on Komodo island
Indonesia has canceled plans to close the popular Komodo Island for tourists, but will instead impose a limit on the number of visitors to protect its native giant lizard, state media reported.
Source: Indonesia reverses tourist ban on Komodo Island
Apparently tourism is not a threat as the authorities had initially thought.
Source: Looks like Indonesia’s Komodo Island will remain open after all. Here’s why.
The country’s environment minister says the population of dragons is stable…
Source: Indonesia is scrapping plans to close Komodo Island to tourists
The island home of the giant lizard, the Komodo dragon, will be closed by Indonesia’s government to allow its habit and prey to recover from tourism.
Source: Indonesia to bar the public from Komodo Island
The Indonesian government announced today, Friday, July 19, 2019, that it will ban tourism by closing Komodo Island in 2020. Komodo National Park, a…
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Indonesia’s Komodo Island has long drawn crowds of visitors thanks to the impressive population of Komodo dragons which reside here. However, it looks like tourists could soon be banned from visiting the hotspot. According to local Indonesian newspaper Tempo , the ban comes following…
Source: Komodo Island could ban tourists after reports that people are smuggling dragons
Komodo National Park may put the island off limits to restore degraded habitat and help its iconic giant lizards and their prey recover…
Source: Indonesia Considers Closing Komodo Island Because Poachers Keep Stealing the 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