Gili Lawa Darat

Inhabited island of Komodo National Park

Gili Lawa Darat Flores Komodo
  • Amazing views and stunning beaches

    Indonesia has many stunning places and Gili Lawa is definitely one of them.

    Gili Lawa Darat is a beautiful small and relaxed uninhabited island, located in the Northern part of the Komodo National Park. It can be considered as beautiful as the island of Padar. It faces the wide and deep bay of Komodo island and offers amazing views and white sand beaches all year round.

    Great point of view in Gili Lawa Darat

    Your best diving holidays in one week in Komodo

    Diving Cruise KOMODO

    | 7 Days / 6 Nights | 0 € Full Board

    Cruise in Komodo National Park,
    Labuan Bajo to Labuan Bajo

    Next Departure:

    0 per day

    Up to 3 dives/day

    Please refer to the FAQ Section

    Contact us for price details.

    Boat Rating *

    Global
    9.8
    Vessel
    9.7
    Life Onboard
    9.9
    Activities
    9.8

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    Small trekking and best sunset in Komodo

    In the dry season the island almost looks brown everywhere, with parched golden brown meadows, while in the rainy season all this changes and the island turns the color into green with hills covered in lush.

    Visitors mainly go to Gili Lawa Darat for the scenic view that awaits them as they trek and reach the peak. The island has easy hiking trails and two viewpoints to suit both spectacular sunrise and sunsets. However, the best recommended time to trek to the peak is sunset, when the panoramic view of the bay and the surroundings is breathtaking, it is just the greatest sunset spot in Komodo. For beginners the trekking to the peak may be a bit challenging, but it is perfectly doable and definitely worthwhile. At the top, facing to the west, you can see the Sanghiang island from far, an active volcano island. It is heaven for those who love photography.

    On the Top of Gili Lawa Darat

    Perfect place for watersports

    The island is protected from winds and waves, which makes it the perfect spot for water sports, such a stand up paddle, kayaking and many more. This place has a very diverse and unique underwater beauty and is full of marine surprises, as it is close to the ocean. If you are lucky enough you may encounter a humpback or blue whale emerging majestically from the sea. This island is also a favorite place for advanced divers.

    Gili Lawa Darat bay is a perfect place for Liveaboard to stay during the night as it is always calm and protected from current and waves.

    Trekking in Gili Lawa Darat

    THE CRUISE OF YOUR DREAMS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

    Either your looking for a private charter, or to live an adventure on the sea while discovering new lanscapes & meeting new peoples, We can help you make your dream come true.

    FAQ

    To enter Indonesia your passport must have:
    •  Expiration date of the applicant’s passport must be at least 6 (six) months at the date of entry.
    •  At least one blank visa page
    •  Round-trip airplane ticket

    There is no Visa required for 61 countries and 1 region.
    Maximum length of stay without Visa is 30 Days, if you are planning to stay up to 60 days, you can buy a visa on arrival for 35 US$ at Airports and Seaports.
    For more details about COVID restrictions, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia.


    We choose to work with people we know for years, all offering a high quality service on perfectly maintained Phinisi.

    All boats, Cabins & on-board furniture's have an authentic and sophisticated design, made with quality materials.


    Spacious and Comfortable
    shared space, Lounge, Sun Deck, Restaurant will grant you a maximum comfort.

    You will also enjoy free access to kayaks and stand-up paddles (SUP) if you wish to explore the surrounding.
    Then it's up to you to chose if you want to enjoy a stunning sunset from the lounge with a fresh drink or from the SUP in the middle of pristine water.

    One of the most, if not the most important part of your cruise, The Crew. They all are experienced, they know when to be discreet and how to treat you well.

    Another important part of your journey, the Food., you will enjoy some great dishes cooked with love by some skilled chef. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, you will be delighted all day long. 


    You can refer to the label on the boat description to have a quick overview about the class of the cruise.
    Luxury
     All cabins are equipped with Air conditioning and Private bathroom (ensuite). 
    Comfort: All cabins are equipped with Air conditioning and some cabins may have shared bathroom (Max 2 cabins).

    You should definitely consider the full charter option especially if you are planning this cruise with your family or friends. It will make the experience even more exceptional. As we offer a large choice of boat, no matter if you are 6, 10 or more than 12 we will find the best vessel according the standing you are expecting. From 1000$ per night in adventure standing, 2000$ per night in Comfort standing and from 3000$ in Luxury standing. Contact us for more informations.

    Not at all, beginners can do discover scuba diving during the cruise (let us know to arrange it)


    Open water certified divers or equivalent will have access to most of the dive sites, but to make the best of the cruise Advanced level and experience in drift dive is recommended. You can spend a few days with us in Bali before starting your cruise, by joining our Safari tour or to get your Advanced certification in one of our four dive centers, it will allow you to dive up to 30m depth, to join night dives and be more confident and comfortable while drift diving.

    For an even better training we recommend you to join the drift specialty in Nusa Lembongan.

    If you are more into Leisure, Yoga or Surfing, we can offer you some great cruise experience while practicing some of your favourite activities. Contact us for more informations.

    Indonesia spread over its more than 5000 km along the Equator which offers a tropical climate with only two season, dry & wet.

    Dry season is mainly from May to October Wet season from November to April.
    Keep in mind that Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelago, so you can visit year-round as wet season won’t start in the same time in different places.

    Landscapes are also pretty different due to Tropical rainforest climate and Tropical savannah climate.

    Komodo: All year around
    North Komodo: April to December
    South Komodo: January to march
    Raja Ampat: October to May
    Banda Island: September to November
    Alor: May to November

    We do recommend you to bring your own gears if you already own it. If not it’s not a big deal, you can rent the full set onboard, some of our partners provide rental equipment for free, maximum you can expect another 60$ per day.
    As a reminder, every scuba diver should be equipped with: Wetsuite/BCD/Regulator set/Fins/Weight system/Dive computer/SMB/Torchlight/Compass.


    Nitrox tanks are available on most of the boats, please refer to the boat description.

    Included: Transportation between airport & boat (return)/ Accommodation/ Meals and snacks/ non alcoholic beverage/ 12L tanks and weight system for divers

    Not Included:
    Marine park and Port authority fees / International and domestic flights/ Traveling - Diving Insurance / alcoholic beverage & espresso/ massage/ 15L tanks and dive gears rental for scuba divers

    Most of the time €, Us$ are accepted onboard, but we do recommend you to bring enough cash in local currency IDR. Payement by card are available on some boats, please refer to the boat description.
    Most of electric outlets on board are European type.

    Tipping from 5 to 10% of the cruise amount are expected, it express your satisfaction level. Tips are also an important income part for crew members.