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Taka Makassar, A Beautiful Pink Sandbar

Taka Makassar is a tiny pink sandbar located within Komodo National Park. It is on the north side of Komodo Island and is very close to Manta Point. This tiny treasure has beautiful pink sand and is surrounded by shallow water with amazing coral reefs.

As it is located in Komodo National Park, Taka Makassar is one of the recommended places to visit. Snorkeling, diving, and relaxing are the best ways to enjoy this place. Taka Maksar is possible to visit at any of the day. However, the daylight to the afternoon is the best time to experience the island.

How to Get to Taka Makassar?

The best way to get to Taka Makassar is by using a Komodo Island boat tour from Labuan Bajo. The boat tours frequently visit this place. You can join a day tour or a Komodo Liveaboard tour package.

A boat tour to Komodo from Labuan Bajo will accommodate a trip itinerary that includes Taka Makassar and other places in Komodo. If you plan to join a full-day Komodo tour with a speedboat, you will be able to visit 6 places including this spot.

The best offer for a day tour is USD 105 per person. This cost will include the shared speedboat tour, hotel transfers in Labuan Bajo, lunch box, and mineral water. Meanwhile, if you join the overnight boat tours to Komodo, it costs you about USD 215 per person for 2-night stays on the boat.

For more recommended tours to Komodo, you can visit the page Komodo Island tour package price from Labuan Bajo. There are various tour itineraries based on shared and private arrangements. You can join on a day tour or an overnight tour package.

Taka Makassar Komodo National Park

What to Experinece on Taka Makassar?

Taka Makassar has a beautiful pink sandbar, turquoise water, colorful fish, and amazing coral reefs. This tiny sandbar is the perfect place to spend while exploring the Komodo National Park. It is a recommended place to do snorkeling and diving.

The following are things to experience in Taka Makassar:
  • Snorkeling and swimming around the sandbar, find colorful fish and amazing coral reefs. Enjoy crystal clear water.
  • Diving is a great thing to do in this place. Due to the sandbar located close to Manta Point, you will also be able to find Manta Rays in this area.
  • Relax or lounge on a beautiful pink sandbar and enjoy a perfect pink sandbar. Take a beach walk and get some amazing photographs.

When is the Best Time to Visit?

In general, Indonesia has two seasons, the rainy season and the dry season. The dry season is coming from April to September, meanwhile, the rainy season is coming from October to March.

During the dry season, most of the places in Komodo National Park will look dry and hot. And the park looks greener in the rainy season. The Taka Makassar is also the same as the other places in Komodo.

The recommended time to visit Taka Makassar is in the dry season, from April to September. However, you can also visit this place in the rainy season. You can plan to visit in October, November, December, and March. Meanwhile, due to heavy rain and bad weather, January and February will probably not be recommended.

Can I Visit Taka Makassar from Bali?

Yes, you can visit the place from Bali. However, there is no direct boat from Bali to this place. All you need to do is to take a flight from Denpasar Bali to Labuan Bajo. The flight from Bali to Labuan Bajo will take approximately 1 hour. Once you arrive in Labuan Bajo, you can join a Komodo boat trip for a day tour or an overnight tour.

Labuan Bajo is a small town located in the western of Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. This town is a place where you can start a Komodo tour package. It is the only main dock for a boat tour to Komodo National Park. Labuan Bajo can be reached by air, land, and sea.

If you plan to get to Labuan Bajo using a flight, you can start from Bali, Jakarta, or other cities in Indonesia. And if you plan to go there with a boat, you can join a boat tour from Lombok or ferries from Sape, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

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