The world has turned a bit up side down recently. Many of us are finding our travel plans have had to be cancelled or postponed. However, most people also have more time on their hands at the moment to dream of their next trip. If you are one of these people, you may want to consider a magical trip to Raja Ampat when we’re all free to travel again. Here are 4 things to research about Raja Ampat while you’re stuck in the house. (more…)
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…)
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…)
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…)