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Kanawa Island, Labuan Bajo
(3.5/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
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. Using our world travel planner, Labuan Bajo attractions like Kanawa Island can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • After three days of fabulous cruise with pictures your eyes hard to ask a judgment on this scene can be just a final point with beer and white sand transat music and not small women however... But many boats c is the end of the one hour of Labuan bajo tours if the snorckling still trying you go however condos increase significantly
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  • Certainly our worst experience in Komodo National Park. The place seems lovely, a very small island with a nice beach, good place for snorkeling, etc... But they set up a resort a few years back, and ...  more »
  • We stopped here quickly for an hours snorkeling which is really good here. But on the island it's a dump. Lousy accommodations and restaurant and everything looks run down and overpriced I would not s...  more »