Scuba Diving in Raja Ampat will show you at least 1500 species of fish, 537 species of coral and 699 invertebrates that you can find in the underwater world of Raja Ampat. With a total area of water and land in Raja Ampat is 40,000 km2, 80% is water. Many of Raja Ampat diving places that can be visited. Underwater paradise of Raja Ampat is recognized internationally as one of the 10 best dive sites in the world and I call it the Pandora.
Raja Ampat is the world’s coral triangle center (shaft which includes coral-rich waters in Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, East Timor, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, and Australia). This makes the sea in this area will become so huge variety of marine life.
Transportation service to Raja Ampat
Every day at 14:00 pm there will be a fast boat Marina Express and ferries serve passengers for the purpose of Sorong to Waisai. Waisai is the capital of Raja Ampat. This trip will take about 2.5 hours. If you depart from Jakarta, the flight Jakarta – Sorong will be served by the airline Express Air, Batavia Air and Lion Air. Air travel will take about 5.5 hours. If you turned out from Jakarta ( the capital city of Indonesia ) you can choose trip the by ship, then provided PT Pelni passenger ships sailing for 3 days premises route Jakarta – Sorong.
Snorkeling and Scuba Diving Raja Ampat
Diving and snorkeling activities in Raja Ampat has become the focus of world dive adventure. This is not surprising because travel stakeholders in Indonesia being intensively built a reputation of tourism in Indonesia. Especially in Raja Ampat. Currently, there are a number of Raja Ampat diving packages that you can choose. Travel bureaus generally been packed packages using the Raja Ampat diving liveaboard. Places of Raja Ampat diving and diving are very dependent on the flow conditions and water clarity at the time the package trips taken.
In Raja Ampat, you can rent a boat length at a cost of about US $500 for 10 days, it’s included with the fuel. If you want to pass on the way up north to Raja Ampat, namely to around Wayag “Pandora of the Avatar movie”, then you need to prepare as much as 1,200 liters of fuel. Keep in mind that the distance of the trip is 250 km. To get a long boat, you can visit the small dock. Arriving at the dock, the first thing you should do is look for information about the people who trusted and knows a great snorkeling spot.
Raja Ampat diving activity has been well prepared by the resorts in Raja Ampat. You should stay at the resort diving which indeed has provided a variety of equipment, facilities, and guide to the best dives to you. Read also the article to review the place Wayag diving in Raja Ampat.
If you went to Raja Ampat and had the choice to stay at one Raja Ampat resort, then do not hesitate to ask the staff or the resort concierge pick you up at the Port Waigeo. There are a number of resort diving in Raja Ampat. Eg Raja Ampat Dive resort, this resort is located in Waisai island. Others, such Misool Eco Resort. Resort is a resort dive and doubles as well as a conservation center located in southern Raja Ampat. Rooms at the resort is located in the middle of uninhabited islands rich variety of marine life.
If you are looking for cheap accommodation in Raja Ampat, then you should go to the district headquarters Raja Ampat, Waigeo. In this Waigeo there Achropora, which is a government-owned cottage area. There are also several inns and homestays in houses.
In Raja Ampat, actually quite simply by wearing snorkel course you can see up close a large stingray or collectively, the manta-ray. The manta ray has a body with a width of more than 2 m. Raja Ampat underwater world also inhabited by a whale’s and you can also find dolphins pack dancing around.
Raja Ampat snorkeling spot full of manta rays known as manta reef. This place is so famous for badass underwater maniac. This place also has a fairly strong current, but there are lots of manta rays that you can see in the underwater there. From the location of the reef manta snorkeling activities can continue to watch the house reef located on the island of Kri.