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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Searching for the Endemic Species of Raja Ampat

Posted on 09 August 2018

Searching for the Endemic Species of Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat is a remote region of West Papua and therefore has an amazing selection of endemic species. Over 35 species of fish and up to 40 corals are endemic to this region. Some of these species are very rare, some can be seen often while diving in the region. If you’re diving in Raja Ampat you can definitely hope to tick at least a few of this incredible species off your ‘to see’ list. (more…)

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5 Places You Need to See in Raja Ampat

Posted on 30 July 2018

5 Places You Need to See in Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat is often called one of the last unspoiled places in the world. The lush islands dotted across crystal blue waters draw travellers from all over the world. However, thanks to it’s remote location it is not overrun with tourists. Raja Ampat on the whole is stunning, but there are a few places you definitely need to see while you’re there. Read on to find out the 5 Places You Need to See in Raja Ampat… (more…)

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