Stunning sunset: Cruising the Flores Sea, Indonesia
Stunning sunset: Cruising the Flores Sea, Indonesia Christina Pfeiffer

Beyond Bali: Flores is an amazing spot for nature lovers

Garuda's new Explore fleet of ATR72-600 aircraft now fly to untouched areas in eastern Indonesia, which were previously unreachable by commercial flights.   

Tropical destinations that have opened up include Labuan Bajo (the gateway to Pulau Komodo) and Pulau Ende, where Mount Kelimutu, a volcano with three crater lakes filled with water of different colours, is a little-known gem.    

Of all the undiscovered Indonesian destinations, Flores is likely to become the new Bali.   

The 400km-long island is the home of the Komodo dragon and World Heritage-listed Komodo National Park.   

The destination is rich in natural and cultural wonders so there's plenty to discover. The good news is, at the moment, you won't be pestered by souvenir sellers.   

So pack your surf board and sense of adventure and discover the best things to do in Flores

 


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