Coral Reef Workshop at Papua Paradise Eco Resort

Posted on 15 November 2019

Coral Reef Workshop at Papua Paradise Eco Resort

Have you ever wanted to learn more about coral reefs and the marine animals that live in them? Apart from marine biologists, most people are self-taught when it comes to these topics. Reading books and identifying fish and corals from photographs or even from memory after dives is the way many people learn.

If you’d like to level up your knowledge Papua Paradise is offering a unique opportunity to learn from renowned marine biologist Stephen Moldzio during a series of four 2-day workshops over 2 weeks. You are welcome to book any or all of the 4 workshops. (more…)

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How to Prepare for a Dive Trip to Raja Ampat

Posted on 06 November 2019

A dive trip to Raja Ampat is an incredible experience that might be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It doesn’t take much to make the flight or accommodation bookings but there is plenty to think about before you go. Here’s a guide to preparing for a dive trip to Raja Ampat from one month to 24 hours ahead of your departure. (more…)

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Refreshing Your Dive Skills Before Your Raja Ampat Dive Trip

Posted on 17 June 2019

Refreshing Your Dive Skills Before Your Raja Ampat Dive Trip

Diving in Raja Ampat can be a lifelong dream for some scuba divers. Because the region is quite remote and conditions can be challenging it’s not recommended for beginner divers. Even experienced divers might want to brush up on their dive skills if they haven’t been diving for a while. If you’d like some tips on how to get ready for your dive trip to Raja Ampat we have a few to share. (more…)

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Breathing Techniques to Help You Dive More Efficiently

Posted on 30 April 2019

Breathing Techniques to Help You Dive More Efficiently

When you do your dive training you learn how to dive efficiently to extend your bottom time and also keep yourself calm and relaxed. However, you might still notice that other divers seem to use less of their air than you do. Why does this happen and what does it mean about the way you’re breathing? Let’s discuss and see if you can learn some breathing techniques to help you dive more efficiently. (more…)

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Diving the Dampier Strait in Raja Ampat

Posted on 04 April 2019

Separating mainland West Papua and Batanta and Waigeo islands, the Dampier Strait offers some of the very best diving in Raja Ampat. This is thanks to the strait’s topography – the Indonesian Throughflow is squeezed through the strait causing strong currents. In turn the currents bring vast numbers of schooling fish and larger predators. So what can you expect when diving in the Dampier Strait? Let’s talk about some of the sites… (more…)

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