Whales and dolphins may not get much hype when we talk about species in Raja Ampat, but they are in fact abundant in the region. 31 species of whales and dolphins are found in Indonesia and 16 of those are regularly seen in Raja Ampat, sometimes even from your over-water bungalow at Papua Paradise Eco Resort. (more…)
The Fam Island group is a small cluster of islands around 90 minutes from Papua Paradise Eco Resort. If you google Raja Ampat, the Fam Islands will definitely pop up in the image search because they truly are stunning to see. Scattered over a small area, these islands pack a big punch with incredible dives, deserted beaches, towering rock formations, and crystal clear lagoons. (more…)
Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelagic country with a vast marine area of 5.8 million square kilometres. Knowing this, it should come as no surprise that the fishing industry in Indonesia is massive, coming only 2nd in the world to China.
Fishing and marine activities directly support at least 2.8 million households in Indonesia (more…)
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…)
Raja Ampat is one of the most pristine marine landscapes in the world, and for this reason is on the bucket list of most scuba divers. The area is remote and takes time to get to, so once your there you want to get the very best experience.
You may be looking at the liveaboard options that tour this region, but don’t forget to consider a resort. (more…)