Landscapes of Komodo: Trekking Indonesia’s Otherworldly Islands

Almost as iconic as the dragons that have made the Park famous, the islands of Komodo National Park are some of the most stunning landscapes of the entire Indonesian archipelago.

Much drier and windswept than tropical destinations like Bali, Komodo’s islands have an almost prehistoric quality to them – like something out of Jurassic Park. Curving bays are carved out of rugged rock formations, embroidered with beautiful white sand beaches.

On many mornings and afternoons while on the Seven Seas for a twelve-day exploration of the park, we trekked across the islands we were diving during the day. Sunrise or sunsets from these spots was always an incredible experience, all the while keeping an eye out in the bushes for an approaching dragon…

Check out the gallery below to see the photo highlights, or see the all the photo galleries from our Komodo liveaboard dive trip – from scuba diving, to aerial photos, to freediving, to the incredible wildlife in this amazing place. You can also see galleries from other Seven Seas liveaboard dive trips – my absolute favorite way to explore the awesome natural beauty and unique cultures of Indonesia.