A Quick Guide to Raja Ampat For Non-Divers

Posted on 10 July 2019

A Quick Guide to Raja Ampat For Non-Divers

Raja Ampat has long been a dream destination for divers, but it is also seeing a rise in popularity with non-divers. This is an area of the world famed for its underwater life, so what should those who aren’t planning to dive do? Keep reading to find out if Raja Ampat is for you. (more…)

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How Reef Safe Sunscreens Can Save Marine Life

Posted on 25 June 2019

How Reef Safe Sunscreens Can Save Marine Life in Raja Ampat

Most of us have been diligently applying sunscreen for years in an effort to protect our skin and our health. But new studies are showing that sunscreen might not be as healthy as it’s made out to be. It’s hotly debated whether it’s safe for our skin, but we know for a fact that it is damaging to coral reefs. A number of coastal areas that attract tourists, swimmers, surfers and divers, have begun to ban sunscreens containing certain chemicals for just this reason. (more…)

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Refreshing Your Dive Skills Before Your Raja Ampat Dive Trip

Posted on 17 June 2019

Refreshing Your Dive Skills Before Your Raja Ampat Dive Trip

Diving in Raja Ampat can be a lifelong dream for some scuba divers. Because the region is quite remote and conditions can be challenging it’s not recommended for beginner divers. Even experienced divers might want to brush up on their dive skills if they haven’t been diving for a while. If you’d like some tips on how to get ready for your dive trip to Raja Ampat we have a few to share. (more…)

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The Plight of Raja Ampat’s Coconut Crabs

Posted on 28 May 2019

The Plight of Raja Ampat’s Coconut Crabs

You might come to Raja Ampat looking for underwater life but you’ll find the nature on land pretty incredible as well. One of the strangest and frightening for those of us with arachnaphobia, is the coconut crab.

Locally known as ketam kenari, they are not only the largest species of crab in the world, but also the largest living arthropods. (more…)

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