Most visitors to Komodo Island offload at the PHPA camp at Loh Liang, where you’ll find all the facilities. Although the practice of feeding live goats to the dragons stopped a long time ago, you may still feel as if you’ve stepped straight into Jurassic Park if your visit coincides with big tour groups. That said, the longer treks around the island, especially out of high season, should guarantee you some peace and quiet, and with a good guide you can enjoy the full primordial experience.

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