Kanawa Island, Labuan Bajo

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Rest on the tiny Kanawa Island, home to pristine white sands, thatched huts, and turquoise waters. Rent a mask and flippers and simply walk into the shallow reef-sheltered ocean to enjoy world-class snorkeling. Many tropical fish swim just steps from the shore, with small sharks, turtles, and other creatures farther out towards the reefs. Climb the small hill rising in the center of the island for panoramic views, keeping an eye out for eagles, wild goats, and other animals. Local businesses only accept cash, and as the island offers few amenities, bring your own supplies and lots of sunscreen and insect repellent. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Labuan Bajo trip simple and quick.
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  • we did swim here, nice beach for sunbathing and relax, so many fishes here, but too crowded, they sold soft drink also , here we should pay to enter this island  more »
  • Beautiful island with beautiful coral reefs and various types of fish are on this island, we are sunbathing on the white sand beach which is clean but very hot  more »
  • Were in the gutter with the tour to the Islands. What can we say-the island as the island, nothing special. Good beach, sunbeds for rent. Snorkel with the fishes. The island than what really reminded of the Maldives.
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