We often read about the incredible amount of marine species in Raja Ampat. With over 1000 species of fish, 75% of the world’s coral species, 5 species of sea turtles, and 13 marine mammals, there is plenty to read about. However, it’s less common to find information about the less commonly spotted creatures of Raja Ampat. They are definitely worth knowing about before you visit though as you’ll want to know if you spot them! (more…)
Have you ever wanted to learn more about coral reefs and the marine animals that live in them? Apart from marine biologists, most people are self-taught when it comes to these topics. Reading books and identifying fish and corals from photographs or even from memory after dives is the way many people learn.
If you’d like to level up your knowledge Papua Paradise is offering a unique opportunity to learn from renowned marine biologist Stephen Moldzio during a series of four 2-day workshops over 2 weeks. You are welcome to book any or all of the 4 workshops. (more…)
A dive trip to Raja Ampat is an incredible experience that might be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It doesn’t take much to make the flight or accommodation bookings but there is plenty to think about before you go. Here’s a guide to preparing for a dive trip to Raja Ampat from one month to 24 hours ahead of your departure. (more…)
There are lots of things about Raja Ampat that make it one of the most unique places in the world. It’s not only beautiful, but interesting culturally, historically, and scientifically as well. If you want to learn about what makes it so special read these seven facts about Raja Ampat that will blow your mind. (more…)
Known for its incredible beauty and mind-blowing array of species above and below water Raja Ampat is a dream holiday destination. There are thousands of places to stop and enjoy the scenery but one in particular has caught the attention of photographers, instagrammers and travelers from all over the world. Located in the Fam group, Piaynemo is a small cluster of islands that are the absolute epitome of paradise. (more…)