Wecome to Labuan Bajo, capital of West Manggarai Regency. Labuan Bajo is accessible by air, land, and sea. Its favorable location on the Island of Flores and entry port to the Komodo islands make Labuan Bajo a potential growing destination, aside to its rich agricultural potentials. Labuan Bajo Flores is a fishing town situated at the west part of Flores, East Nusa Tenggara Province. It is one of small fishing villages in West Manggarai Region and being rapid growth, especially in tourism sectors. Labuan Bajo or local people call it also Labuhanbajo has developed itself by building infrastructure such as hotels, restaurants, bars as well as airport. This place is one of the entrance gateways to visit the Komodo National Park. This village stand on the limestone hill and face with the amazing sea view. Even now, Labuan Bajo Flores as a center of tourism in Flores and offers the luxurious hotels as well as exciting Komodo Dragon Tours.
There are many other famous places or tourist destinations in Flores near Labuan Bajo. The following tourist destinations you can visit during a visit to Labuan Bajo such as Batu Cermin Cave, Kanawa Island, Seraya Islands and Kalong Island. Furthermore, Kanawa and Seraya Island are the best places for snorkeling and diving. Meanwhile, Kalong Island present a thousand of flying fox bats in particular sunset time. The town is quite small and can easily be traversed on foot or by vehicles. Komodo Airport is just 2 km from the center of Labuan Bajo as well as undertake the sustainable development to support the tourism sector. Previously, the capital of transportation in this town is local boat and ferry to transport passengers and other goods to Bima Island.
The main economy for local residents are tourism, fishing as well as transportation. Furthermore, their economic focus on tourism in particular for hotels, restaurants, bars, adventures and sightseeing. Komodo National Park is very popular park and captivating tourists to come and visit it. Meanwhile, Labuan Bajo Flores is an entrance gate for visitors to visit the park especially especially for those who travel from Bali. The most foreign tourists come to Labuan Bajo Flores are include European, many from Italy, Australia as well as United Kingdom.