If you’re heading for Raja Ampat chances are you are an experienced diver. This means you will already know what to pack for a dive trip. However, a trip to Raja Ampat is a little different to most dive trips because of the remote location. You definitely don’t want to over pack but also under packing means going without. Let’s have a look at some of the essentials for Raja Ampat. (more…)
Raja Ampat is a very special place that most travelers aspire to visiting at some point in their lives. Many will make it a once-in-a-lifetime trip because of the remote location. So, how can you make the most of a trip of this caliber? We’re letting you in on our 5 ways to make the most of your time in Raja Ampat. (more…)
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…)