Raja Ampat covers about 46,000 square kilometres and since 2013 sharks are protected throughout the whole area. Shark fishing is now strictly prohibited and punishments for anyone caught are severe. However, punishments are rarely used these days, thanks to community education that has shown locals that live sharks are worth much more than dead ones. (more…)
Did you know sea turtles are one of the world’s oldest species? Scientific evidence shows they are at least 100 million years old and the nearest turtle ancestors are up to 112 million years old. Raja Ampat is an incredible place to see at least four of the world’s seven turtle species. Read on to learn more about where, when and how to see sea turtles in Raja Ampat. (more…)
The Indonesian archipelago is made up of over 17,000 islands making it an absolute paradise for divers. But how do you choose from the thousands of dive sites that stretch from Sumatra all the way to West Papua? We’re going to help out by listing our top 10 dive spots in Indonesia…in no particular order. (more…)
Gangga Divers, the house PADI dive centres for Lotus Hotel’s five resorts, has been rebranded with a fantastic new logo.
The logo’s base, a nautilus shell, reflects the sea and constant growth, which is what Gangga Divers’ service is all about. The logo also contains the letter G in the shell’s spiral, unifying the first initial of Gangga Divers and the shell. (more…)
Papua Paradise Eco Resort is blessed to be located in one of the world’s most stunning natural environments, above and below the water. To make the most of your stay in this incredible region, besides our largest offer of diving experiences we are happy to offer you a number of exciting tours. Explore the neighboring islands, trek through pristine rain forest, go searching for rare and beautiful species of flora and fauna, and discover hidden waterfalls. You’ve come to the right place to witness nature at its most breathtaking. (more…)