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Great snorkelling on nearby islands

It is easy to rent a boat (with crew) and gear to explore the 17 Islands Marine Park at the Rico... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
paloma057
,
Sydney, Australia
Amazing View and Perfect Place for Snorkeling

The 17 Island Park were awesome! They had nice snorkel spots, plenty of beach... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Argya N
,
Maumere, Indonesia
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“marine park” (5 reviews)
“cafe del mar” (7 reviews)
“great fish” (3 reviews)
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Bajawa, Flores, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is easy to rent a boat (with crew) and gear to explore the 17 Islands Marine Park at the Rico Rico restaurant near the wharf .

Thank paloma057
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The 17 Island Park were awesome! They had nice snorkel spots, plenty of beach, telletubies-hill-style mainland Flores view, and Bat Island (Pulau Kelelawar). The price was 400k for a boat/day, with addition of 50k/person for snorkel kit rent and 70k/person for lunch in deserted beach...More

Thank Argya N
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Riung is a small fishers town from which you can go to the 17 Islands. We stayed at Cafe Del Mar for one night and then camped on the islands. The people where really friendly and they played some nice raggea music at Cafe Del...More

Thank Maarten C
Reviewed 13 January 2017

When you plan a trip to Riung definitely have a daytrip snorkling in the Unesco islands. That said, the islands offer a nice view but not that spectacular as we expected reading the lonely planet. Snorkling is nice, visibility is good but sometimes fuzzy when...More

Thank paularps
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This village is quite small - 2 streets,~4 accomodation options, ~3 restaurants and a market. If you are short on time it is not an essential stop as it is quite far out of the way, but if you can spare a couple of days...More

Thank Joe O
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Riung is a nice quite fisherman village. Not much action or things to do. You can go on a boat trip to the islands and that's it. If you like to have some peace and quiet and just be of the grid for a few...More

1  Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

AHmad have new number(081239872852)We are make organise boat trip At Riung 17 islands ,Ngada ,Flores.NTT

Thank Ahmad G
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Quiet place, not as famous or crowded as Labuan Bajo. But still it has their own attractions. I was arrive at 4.30 pm so it's kinda late, but we manage to see "Kalong" or u can said it as bats. It's massive, too many and...More

1  Thank Tienti R
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

If you go trough riung to get to the 17th island you can make a pleasant stay at the Bintang hotel. It's a family place, with clean rooms and nice atmosphere. Walking around is possible early morning or after sunset it's so hot.

Thank luluontheroad16
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

If you stop to Riung you should definitely book a boat trip. There are 17 islands, you will not do everything but you will not regret it. The place is just amazing. Lots of colours under the sea: it's like a piece of art. Fishes...More

1  Thank Léonore S
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