Raja Ampat is famous for its endless number of dive sites. Gangga Divers at Papua Paradise Eco Resort doesn’t always hit the most well known spots, but sometimes the most popular sites really are unmissable. Kepulauan Fam, or the Fam Islands are a group of islands northwest of Batanta Island, in the straits between Waigeo and Batanta. It will take around 90 minutes by boat from Papua Paradise, so diving in this area is usually part of a full day trip from the resort. Read on to learn more about the dives (more…)
Covid-19 has totally changed the way many travel businesses are working. Resorts like Papua Paradise Eco Resort is evolving with these changes with new booking and cancellation policies that will allow you to book your next trip with confidence. We understand that many people, especially divers, look forward to trips for months before they are due to fly. But with all the uncertainty about when we can travel again it’s a very trying time. (more…)
Dugongs are notoriously shy, but we are lucky enough to spot them quite regularly at Papua Paradise Eco Resort. Some fortunate guests have been able to watch them feeding on the house reef right below their over-water bungalows. Seeing one leaves you with a magical feeling like you have been chosen to attend a very rare and special event. If you don’t know much about dugongs or would like to learn more, read on. (more…)
For many divers Raja Ampat is a dream vacation. Unfortunately, a lot of solo travelers dismiss it as too remote or unsafe for traveling alone. Are you thinking about traveling to Raja Ampat for the dive trip of a lifetime, but have no one to travel with? Don’t cross it off your destination list yet. We’re going to tell you why Raja Ampat is actually an amazing destination for lone travelers. (more…)
Indonesia has been relatively lucky with a low number of cases of Covid-19. At the time of writing, the regency of West Papua, where Raja Ampat is located, has had only 88 in total. As far from the effects of the virus Papua Paradise Eco Resort may seem, we have been affected not in health but by travel restrictions.
Since the 2nd of April the Indonesian government has been restricting visas (more…)