Our Environment

The Komodo National Park (KNP) is a UNESCO World Heritage site containing both terrestrial and marine features of exceptional natural beauty and significant natural habitats for the conservation of biodiversity.

The marine environment of KNP features enormous variety, from shallow waters to oceanic depths with strong currents, encompassing a diversity of marine habitats, including coral reefs, mangroves, sea-grass beds, seamounts, and semi-enclosed bays. With its 1,000+ species of fish, at least 385 species of reef-building corals, and 70 species of sponges, KNP is recognised as one of the world’s richest marine ecosystems and one of the top 5 dive destinations worldwide.