Komodo Dragons

Komodo dragon in Horseshoe Bay on Rinca Island in Komodo with Coralia Liveaboard in Indonesia

Komodo dragons are the world’s largest lizard. They live on only a few islands in the Komodo National Park in Indonesia. Komodo National Park is a World Heritage Site. It was also voted as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. It is a highlight of any liveaboard scuba diving cruise to Komodo to see the dragons.  During a Coralia Liveaboard trip in Komodo you will have the opportunity to see these amazing animals. King of Komodo Komodo dragons (Varanus komodoensis) are also known as the Komodo monitor. They were first documented by Western scientists in 1910. They called them ‘land crocodiles’. Or in Indonesian ‘buaya darat’. In 1926 Douglas Burden went on an expedition to Komodo Island. […]