How to Get There

Kanawa is 1 hour by boat from the city of Labuan Bajo, on the island of Flores. Our free boat service to Kanawa leaves at 12.00 pm every day, so please be at our office by 11.00 am. Please plan your flight and transportation accordingly.

From Bali:

By air:
There are 4 airlines that connect Labuan Bajo (Flores) to Denpasar (Bali) and Kupang (Timor).
Merpati, Transnusa, and Sky Aviation Fly have daily flights, and Lionair flies 3 times a week. Garuda just added a flight from Jakarta with stop over in Bali.
Please check with your airline for detailed information. Our Kanawa office in Labuan Bajo is only 5 minutes away from the aiport.
You can take a taxi for around 50.000 Rp or a ojek/motor taxi for 20.000 Rp.
There is no need to organize the pick up in advance, at the airport there are always many taxi drivers willing to take you to our office located on Jalan Soekarno Hatta, in front of Gardena Hotel.

By land:
From the Ubung Terminal in Denpasar (Bali), there are busses and ferry which go through Lombok and Sumbawa to Labuan Bajo (Flores). The ride takes 2 days and 2 nights.

By sea:
PELNI, the national shipping company, sails every 15 days from Benoa (Bali) and Makassar (Sulawesi) to Labuan Bajo (Flores).

From our office in Labuan Bajo, we provide a free boat service to Kanawa Island:
  • From Labuan Bajo to Kanawa : 12.00 pm every.
  • From Kanawa to Labuan Bajo : 8.00 am every day.
It is also possible to charter a boat at other times. Please contact us ahead of time to confirm availability.

* All prices do not include 10% Government Tax