Why Are Coral Reefs so Important?

Posted on 17 April 2020

Why Are Coral Reefs so Important?

When you think of important ecosystems what do you think of first? Many people would probably say rainforests or woodlands, but how many mention coral reefs? If you are a diver you have probably thought about the part they play in our ecosystem, but if you aren’t it may not have even crossed your mind. We generally have a very simple understanding of what coral reefs do and the roll they play in our environment. (more…)

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Time on Your Hands? Plan Your Next Diving Trip!

Posted on 06 April 2020

Time on Your Hands? Plan Your Next Diving Trip!

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…)

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Meet the Mollusks of Raja Ampat

Posted on 26 March 2020

Meet the Mollusks of Raja Ampat

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…)

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The Importance of Continuing to Dive After Certification

Posted on 10 March 2020

The Importance of Continuing to Dive After Certification

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…)

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An Overview of Raja Ampat’s Main Islands

Posted on 20 February 2020

An Overview of Raja Ampat’s Main Islands

Raja Ampat may be made up of over 1500 islands but most people will only know about the ‘4 Kings’. This refers to the 4 main islands where the name Raja Ampat, the 4 Kings, comes from. However, on a trip to Raja Ampat you’ll probably see, dive around, and even explore a number of islands in the region. Read on to find out a little more about some of the more interesting islands you can discover on your travels in Raja Ampat. (more…)

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