If you have an interest in diving, you’re sure to know about Raja Ampat’s incredible array of fish and corals. But did you know there are almost 700 species of mollusks in the region? Whether you’re a nudibranch lover or want to see an impressive giant clam, we have all the info you need. (more…)
Getting a dive certification is an exciting time. PADI statistics show that the average age that people get certified is 29 years old. This means they are usually young, in good health, and most of all, eager to explore the underwater world! But after this initial excitement there is a steep rise in the number of people who dive very little or even stop altogether. In fact most certified divers dive an average of only 8 times a year. (more…)
Raja Ampat may be made up of over 1500 islands but most people will only know about the ‘4 Kings’. This refers to the 4 main islands where the name Raja Ampat, the 4 Kings, comes from. However, on a trip to Raja Ampat you’ll probably see, dive around, and even explore a number of islands in the region. Read on to find out a little more about some of the more interesting islands you can discover on your travels in Raja Ampat. (more…)
If asked, most divers will tell you that manta rays are on the top of their species spotting lists. If you’ve ever seen a manta you’ll immediately know why. Their grace and beauty as they glide through the water is unparalleled.
Manta rays are found throughout Indonesia thanks to the incredibly nutrient-rich waters. However, Raja Ampat is one of the few places in the world that (more…)
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…)