Magical Night Diving in Raja Ampat

Posted on 19 February 2019

Diving in the Raja Ampat archipelago is magical enough in the daytime, but just imagine what it’s like at night. Each night the sea around Papua Paradise Eco Resort comes alight with a bioluminescent show of light and fluorescent colours. Not many people are lucky enough to dive with such incredible beauty. If you would like to be one of those fortunate divers, read on to learn more. (more…)

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Why is There So Much Biodiversity in Raja Ampat?

Posted on 06 February 2019

Why is There So Much Biodiversity in Raja Ampat?

Raja Ampat is often referred to as ‘the species factory’ due to its unbelievable number of fish and coral species. Some may assume this is due to the remoteness of the islands and lack of human intervention in the region, but in fact it’s much, much more than that. Let’s take a look at why Raja Ampat is one of the most biodiverse places on Earth. (more…)

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When is the Best Time to Dive in Raja Ampat?

Posted on 15 November 2018

When is the Best Time to Dive in Raja Ampat?

Raja Ampat is a remote area in Indonesia’s West Papua. It takes some time and effort to get there, so you’ll want to be able to dive as much as possible for the days you are there. Choosing the time of year with the very best diving conditions will give you the best chance of spectacular dives. Lets talk about when you should book a dive trip to Raja Ampat and why. (more…)

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Top 5 Dive Sites in Raja Ampat

Posted on 16 October 2018

Top 5 Dive Sites in Raja Ampat

There are many hundreds of dive opportunities in Indonesia, but for many divers Raja Ampat is the ultimate dive destination. The sheer number of species of marine creatures, the health of the reefs and the clarity of the water makes it as near perfect as a dive destination gets. There are more dive sites than you could visit in one trip, so if you have to make some choices, here are our top 5 dive sites in Raja Ampat. (more…)

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Diving with Sharks in Raja Ampat

Posted on 26 June 2018

Diving with Sharks in Raja Ampat

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…)

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