Raja Ampat’s main draw might be its incredible diving, but on land there are some pretty amazing creatures as well. For centuries birds of paradise have been revered as some of the most beautiful and unique birds in the world. Thankfully, there are still a number of species in Raja Ampat that you can see on guided treks to witness them in their own habitat. To learn a bit more about birds of paradise, read our 5 facts about them. (more…)
If you looked at a map of the world, would you know where Raja Ampat is? Many people wouldn’t because outside the scuba diving community and Indonesian residents Raja Ampat is pretty much unknown.
Located off the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea, Raja Ampat is just about as far to the east as you can go in the Indonesian (more…)
Diving may be the number one priority on a trip to Raja Ampat but that doesn’t mean there won’t be time off. Whether it’s the day before you fly out or in between dive trips, you may want to plan some other activities while you are in the region. Here are our top 5 things to do on a day off from diving in Raja Ampat. (more…)
Papua Paradise Eco Resort sits on the small but pristine island of Birie in the Raja Ampat archipelago. The diving and snorkeling in this area is absolutely life changing and your first taste of it at the resort can be right from your overwater bungalow. The house reef teeming with marine life sits right below your feet tempting you to jump in and explore. Today we’ll get you excited for a trip to Papua Paradise with 6 things you might see (more…)
Raja Ampat has more species of marine fauna than almost anywhere else in the world. Within this range of species there are some massive and some so tiny they are almost invisible to the human eye. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest and smallest creatures you may come across in Raja Ampat. (more…)