Birding in Raja Ampat, West Papua: A Birder’s Heaven

Posted on 09 November 2017

Birding in Raja Ampat, West Papua: A Birder's Heaven

Raja Ampat might be best known for its spectacular underwater life, but look up in the trees and you’ll find that its avian population is just as incredible.

For birders and nature enthusiasts Papua Paradise Eco Resort on Birie Island is heaven. New Guinea is home to an incredible 800+ bird species, 160 of which live around Birie and close by Batanta Island. (more…)

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Diving Responsibly in Raja Ampat

Posted on 26 October 2017

Diving Responsibly in Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat off the coast of West Papua is one of the richest areas for marine diversity in the world. Because of this it is of the utmost importance to keep this area’s ecosystem healthy. While diving in Raja Ampat you will have an amazing opportunity to see species found nowhere else in the world. But it’s vital to be aware of eco-friendly diving practices. (more…)

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Species to Look Out for While Diving in Raja Ampat

Posted on 13 October 2017

Species to Look Out for While Diving in Raja Ampat

In 2001 the first comprehensive scientific survey of Raja Ampat was conducted by Conservation International. This record-breaking census recorded almost 1,000 species of tropical fish, some previously unrecorded anywhere in the world. If you are a diver or marine photographer and this doesn’t make you want to jump on a plane to Indonesia right now, I don’t know what will. (more…)

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Where Raja Ampat is and what beauties can I discover?

Posted on 28 September 2017

Where Raja Ampat is and what beauties can I discover?

Raja Ampat is a group of islands which name comes from a local myth known as “The Four Kings”. The four magnificent islands are considered to be one of the world’s last wildly diverse locations. Raja Ampat consists of a number of tropical island treasures, and amongst the seas renowned as home to the richest marine biodiversity in the world. (more…)

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